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Download Jack the Ripper: An Encyclopedia by John J Eddleston PDF

By John J Eddleston

The encyclopedia encompasses a record of greater than a hundred witnesses and what each observed, descriptions of the destinations the place the murders happened and the cops considering the investigations, modern newspaper debts, and mental profiles and actual descriptions of The Ripper. within the ultimate bankruptcy, John J. Eddleston, writer of various books and articles on crime, finds his personal deductions approximately "whodunnit," narrowing the record of suspects to 1 guy.

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Download Governments of the World - Popular Sovereignty - Zimbabwe by C. Neal Tate PDF

By C. Neal Tate

In those volumes, 310 alphabetically prepared articles variety in size from 500 to 3,500 phrases and canopy 198 areas (''including each self sufficient country and a number of other territories'') in addition to overseas courts, supranational associations, thoughts vital to knowing political association and human rights, and key people who have had confident and unfavourable affects at the evolution of voters' rights and tasks. kingdom entries describe the process of presidency and the political evolution, with emphasis at the 20th century and on matters on the topic of the connection among executive and citizen. each one signed article concludes with a bibliography. The credentials of the authors (mostly academicians) are supplied within the listing of members. Sidebars and black-and-white maps and illustrations get a divorce the textual content. Same-page definitions within the margins of phrases (such as ethnic detoxing, guerrilla, and republic make the knowledge extra understandable, as does the thesaurus, that is repeated on the finish of every quantity. moreover, every one quantity encompasses a cumulative index and a thematic define of themes in order that clients can simply find info on correct individuals, files, criminal concerns, and ideas, in addition to country-specific facts and heritage, and academics can plan correlated assignments. one other necessary function is the filmography, that is prepared via kingdom. Entries are complemented by means of volume-specific choices of basic files (for instance, Woodrow Wilson's Fourteen issues, and conference of the Rights of the Child).

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Download A Curious Harvest: The Practical Art of Cooking Everything by Maximus Thaler, Dayna Safferstein PDF

By Maximus Thaler, Dayna Safferstein

"What do i need to eat?"

Long prior to supermarkets taught us what we should always purchase to devour, we easily regarded round and ate what appeared reliable. A Curious Harvest marks a go back to this type of considering. concentrating on materials, from the typical to the curious, instead of comprehensive dishes Maximus Thaler of The Gleaner's Kitchen deals a choose-your-own primer for getting ready tasty, nutritious nutrition with out dogma or procuring lists. within every one aspect is fantastically and reverently illustrated via Dayna Safferstein. On every one web page is information regarding storing and getting ready, whilst to roast and while to juice, and what is going good with what. What you won't locate are complex recipes requiring pricey journeys to the grocery store. the result's not anything wanting radical.

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Download The MIT Encyclopedia of the Cognitive Sciences by Robert A. Wilson PDF

By Robert A. Wilson

Because the Seventies the cognitive sciences have provided multidisciplinary methods of figuring out the brain and cognition. The MIT Encyclopedia of the Cognitive Sciences (MITECS) is a landmark, entire reference paintings that represents the methodological and theoretical range of this altering field.

At the center of the encyclopedia are 471 concise entries, from Acquisition and Adaptationism to Wundt and X-bar conception. every one article, written via a number one researcher within the box, presents an obtainable advent to an enormous inspiration within the cognitive sciences, in addition to references or extra readings. Six prolonged essays, which jointly function a roadmap to the articles, offer overviews of every of six significant parts of cognitive technological know-how: Philosophy; Psychology; Neurosciences; Computational Intelligence; Linguistics and Language; and tradition, Cognition, and Evolution. For either scholars and researchers, MITECS could be an imperative advisor to the present kingdom of the cognitive sciences.

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Download Political Corruption in America: An Encyclopedia of by Mark Grossman PDF

By Mark Grossman

During this source, political corruption is outlined as "the cheating use of a place of elected strength to achieve a financial advantage." accordingly, different sorts of scandals, similar to sexual misconduct, are usually not incorporated. although, a few striking exceptions are lined, for instance, Watergate and the Iran-Contra Affair. nearly all of the greater than 250 entries are dedicated to humans, equivalent to mayors of huge towns, governors, senators, representatives, presidents, and different govt officers. extra forms of headings conceal complaints, names of scandals (e.g., Swartwout-Hoyt Scandal), legislative acts (e.g., Hatch Act), and different miscellaneous issues (e.g., Honoraria). content material focuses totally on the 19th and 20th centuries.

Articles normal approximately pages in size, and so much contain a reference record. Many articles include long quotations, thereby including a moment voice to the subject lower than dialogue. the writer provides advanced concerns basically. for instance, the two-page article on Whitewater outlines key occasions in chronological order from 1978 as much as the ultimate Whitewater record, issued in March 2002. various illustrations accompany the articles, together with many political cartoons, which provides a marginally of humor.

Eight appendixes display the eye to element obtrusive all through this quantity. for instance, appendix three, "Independent guidance Investigations, 1979-1999," lists not just names and effects but in addition the prices of the investigations. different appendixes hide executive instances of censure, expulsion, and impeachment. A chronology lists occasions relating to political corruption from 1635 to 2003. A 21-page bibliography cites assets through structure (e.g., books, govt documents). We came upon no references to websites.

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Download The Encyclopedia of American Crime: Facts on File Crime by Carl Sifakis PDF

By Carl Sifakis

During this entire and target connection with America's felony prior, the writer bargains 2000 A-to-Z entires masking major crimes, criminals and legislation enforcement figures and strategies. Entries are selected according to their symbolic or historic relevance and encompass biographies, definitions and unique money owed of legal actions. the second one version good points new and up to date entries on such figures, themes and occasions because the Oklahoma urban bombing; Lee Harvey Oswald; financial institution robberies; serial killers, akin to Ted Bundy, Jeffrey Dahmer and Andrew Cunanan, in addition to lady serial killers; the O.J. Simpson case; the realm alternate Centre bombing; the Unabomber/Theodore Kaczynski; the Hillside Stranglers; Jean Harris and the Scarsdale nutrition health care provider; the sundown Slayer; the therapy of intercourse criminals; white collar criminals, equivalent to Charles Keating and Michael Milken; and wrongful convictions.

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Download Encyclopedia of Thai Massage: A Complete Guide to by C. Pierce Salguero, David Roylance PDF

By C. Pierce Salguero, David Roylance

Drawing from Thai historical past, cultural reviews, Buddhist faith, and yogic practices, in addition to a latest figuring out of anatomy and body structure, this guidebook bridges the distance among concept and perform whereas featuring bodywork because it is known in Thailand—as a healing clinical technology. featuring exact research of every step in a Thai therapeutic massage regimen, the background, non secular traditions, and moral codes are provided in an interesting, casual sort. quite a few photos and diagrams illustrate the diversity of suggestions used, and examples of workouts for treating particular problems are mentioned. up-to-date with new structure, pictures, and extended textual content, this exhaustive guide is entire with a bit at the major power meridians and diagrams of acupressure issues, making it the proper instrument to accompany an individual learning this well known therapeutic modality.

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Download Complete Biographical Encyclopedia of Pulitzer Prize Winners PDF

PART F: Documentation

The tuition of Journalism at Columbia college has offered the Pulitzer Prize given that 1917. these days there are prizes in 21 different types from the fields of journalism, literature and tune. The Pulitzer Prize Archive offers the historical past of this award from its beginnings to the current: In components A to E the awarding of the prize in each one class is documented, commented and organized chronologically. half F covers the heritage of the prize biographically and bibliographically. half G presents the heritage to the choices.

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