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Encyclopedia of Assassinations: More than 400 Infamous Attacks that Changed the Course of History

Encyclopedia of Assassinations is the main accomplished guide on over four hundred assassinations, makes an attempt, and plots opposed to political figures. The narrative entries element history’s such a lot turbulent moments, together with the date, position, and entire description of every incident, in addition to biographical information regarding the sufferer and murderer and the situations surrounding every one old occasion. the following are:

• Jesse James: Outlaw killed via Bob Ford in 1882
• Ian Gow: Conservative member of the British Parliament killed through a automobile bomb in 1990
• Franz Ferdinand: Archduke and inheritor to the Austrian throne killed by means of Gavrilo Princip in 1914
• John F. Kennedy: American president killed by means of Lee Harvey Oswald in 1963
• Rajiv Gandhi: major Minister of India killed through an unidentified bomber in 1991
• Ernesto “Che” Guevara: innovative killed by means of Bolivian forces in 1967
• Abraham Lincoln: American president killed via John Wilkes sales space in 1865
• And enormous quantities more!

This encyclopedia’s illustrations, bibliography, appendix grouping the assassinations via state, and additional readings flip it into an important reference for heritage academics, scholars, crime buffs, and those that are excited about “the so much infamous acts in their kind.”

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Pilot's Encyclopedia of Aeronautical Knowledge

By Federal Aviation Administration

This guide, created through the Federal Aviation management, is the professional reference guide for pilots in any respect degrees. It bargains with all elements of aeronautical info: plane constitution, rules of aerodynamics, flight controls, plane platforms, and flight tools. Flight manuals and documentation also are coated, as is really good info on such issues as weight and stability, plane functionality, climate, navigation, airport operations, aeromedical components, and decision-making whereas flying. choked with enormous quantities of concise, colourful illustrations, charts, diagrams, and maps, this is often a necessary source and gear for all scholars, skilled pilots, and aeronautics buffs.

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Encyclopedia of Hurricanes, Typhoons, and Cyclones

This ebook is helping you find the tumultuous and fascinating international of hurricanes, typhoons, and cyclones. The technological know-how, background, and tradition of tropical cyclones world wide have advanced significantly because the e-book of the award-winning first version of "Encyclopedia of Hurricanes, Typhoons, and Cyclones" approximately 10 years in the past. more advantageous forecasting ideas, new naming structures, and heightened depth and period documents are just the various adjustments that experience taken the meteorological international by way of hurricane in fresh years."Encyclopedia of Hurricanes, Typhoons, and Cyclones, new version" positive factors major updates and knowledge on contemporary climate phenomena and the devastation and loss that frequently resulted. Hurricanes Andrew, Dean, Felix, Gilbert, and Wilma are coated intimately during this accomplished source, in addition to the main damaging and lethal tropical cyclone witnessed within the usa within the final 50 years - typhoon Katrina. This thoroughly revised version positive factors greater than 70 all-new black-and-white photos and line illustrations, a revised advent, old and cultural entries, generally revised back and front topic, a bibliography of print and internet assets, a chronology, and an index.

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Encyclopedia of World Writers, Beginnings to the 20th Century, 3-Volume Set (Facts on File Library of World Literature)

A three-volume set that offers the extensive spectrum of worldwide literature's nice individuals. It comprises entries on significant writers during the international masking the literary traditions of early Greece and Rome, Europe, Asia, Africa, the center East, and the Americas. It lists nameless works - corresponding to epics, odes, fables, and sacred texts.

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Encyclopedia of the World's Nations and Cultures, Volumes 1-4

By George Thomas Kurian

This encyclopedia, edited by way of Kurian, a prolific packager of ordinary reference works from CQ Press, evidence On dossier, and different reference publishers, is promoted by way of the writer as "an vast overhaul" of Encyclopedia of the World's international locations, released in 2002.

Instead of the nearby association present in Worldmark Encyclopedia of the international locations (p.104), association is alphabetical by way of nation. There are 3 new entries (for East Timor, Federated States of Micronesia, and Marshall Islands), bringing the complete variety of international locations to 193. every one access starts off with a "Basic truth Sheet" (head of nation, capital, quarter, faith, nationwide vacations, and so on) and a wide black-and-white political map. in contrast to with a few of the competing global survey resources of this kind, the maps listed below are uncluttered and extremely effortless at the eyes. the most physique of every uniformly prepared access comprises greater than 20 truly classified subsections. those contain either the standard, akin to "Geographical Features," "Political Parties," "Foreign Policy," and "Economy," plus new sections on culture-related subject matters reminiscent of "Folklore and Mythology," "Etiquette," "Family Life," and "Personal Appearance." details carried over from the former version has been up to date, even supposing an errors famous in our assessment of that variation about the independence date for Qatar remains to be here.

The selection to spend numerous hundred funds for a resource like this has to incorporate attention of many of the loose Web-based possible choices. Even a superficial Google seek by means of identify of nation will hyperlink scholars to sites corresponding to the CIA's global Factbook [https://cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/bx.html] and the nation Department's heritage Notes[http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/].

In addition, the net websites are up to date very often, a function evidently very unlikely with a print resource. The trade-off in want of protecting at the shelf no less than one good-quality, print nation survey is reliability of entry. Assuming the publication isn't misshelved, infested by way of insects, or vandalized, it really is regularly able to go.

Any library wishing to supply on-demand entry to this kind of info, particularly for college students, is easily suggested to think about Encyclopedia of the World's international locations and Cultures.The fee for those 4 well sure, well-designed, common volumes isn't really unreasonable. artwork A. Lichtenstein
Copyright © American Library organization. All rights reserved

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Encyclopedia of Dairy Sciences, Volumes 1-4 (2nd Edition)

By John W. Fuquay, Patrick F. Fox, Paul L. H. McSweeney

Dairy technological know-how contains the research of milk and milk-derived meals items, analyzing the organic, chemical, actual, and microbiological features of milk itself in addition to the technological (processing) facets of the transormation of milk into its a number of patron items, together with drinks, fermented items, contentraed and dried items, butter and ice cream.

This new edition includes information on the prospective effect of genetic amendment of dairy animals, safeguard issues of uncooked milk and uncooked milk items, peptides in milk, dairy-based asthma, packaging and shelf-life and different themes of significance and curiosity to these in dairy learn and industry.

*Fully reviewed, revised and up-to-date with the most recent advancements in Dairy Science

*Full colour inserts in each one quantity illustrate key concepts

*Extended index for simply finding information

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An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Clematis

With greater than 800 Clematis species and cultivated types from which to settle on, gardeners and growers were inundated with techniques. much more difficult for a few has been the absence of a unmarried entire reference with which to spot the various cultivars. This new quantity, written through distinctive clematis specialists and sponsored by means of the authority of the British Clematis Society, is the 1st photo encyclopedia at the genus to surround the garden-worthy species and hybrids. This long-awaited e-book is separated into sections: the 1st is dedicated to the care and cultivation of clematis, whereas the second one presents an A--Z listing of greater than 550 crops, from the acclaimed large-flowered types to the less-familiar shrubby, subshrubby, and herbaceous kinds which are commencing to be to be had. utilizing daily language, the authors supply plant descriptions that come with details on synonyms, beginning, plant behavior and top, plants, pruning crew, flowering interval, cultural standards, steered makes use of within the backyard, and hardiness zones. The textual content is observed through greater than 650 very good colour photographs, making this encyclopedia an quintessential reference and advisor.

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Encyclopedia of Comic Books and Graphic Novels, Volumes 1-2

By M. Keith Booker

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At a time whilst image novels have multiplied past their fan cults to develop into mainstream bestsellers and assets for Hollywood leisure, Encyclopedia of comedian Books and photograph Novels serves as an exhaustive exploration of the genre's heritage, its landmark creators and creations, and its profound impression on American lifestyles and tradition.

Encyclopedia of comedian Books and image Novels makes a speciality of English-language comics—plus a small choice of influential eastern and ecu works to be had in English—with targeted emphasis at the new picture novel layout that emerged within the Nineteen Seventies. Entries hide influential comedian artists and writers resembling Will Eisner, Alan Moore, and supply Morrison, significant genres and issues, and particular characters, comedian booklet imprints, and landmark titles, together with the pulp noir a hundred Bullets, the post-apocalyptic Y: The final guy, the revisionist superhero drama, id drawback, and extra. Key franchises corresponding to Superman and Batman are the guts of a constellation of similar entries that come with photograph novels and different imprints that includes an analogous characters or fabric.

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Encyclopedia of Optimization (Springer Reference)

The aim of the Encyclopedia of Optimization is to introduce the reader to a whole set of subject matters that exhibit the spectrum of analysis, the richness of principles, and the breadth of purposes that has come from this box. the second one version builds at the good fortune of the previous version with greater than a hundred and fifty thoroughly new entries, designed to make sure that the reference addresses contemporary parts the place optimization theories and strategies have complex. quite heavy cognizance led to well-being technology and transportation, with entries similar to "Algorithms for Genomics", "Optimization and Radiotherapy remedy Design", and "Crew Scheduling".

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Dinosaurs - The Grand Tour: Everything Worth Knowing About Dinosaurs from Aardonyx to Zuniceratops

From Aardonyx to Zuniceratops—A Dino-Mite amassing of all of the Dinosaurs (More Than 300!) worthy understanding About

we are living in a golden age of paleontological discovery—the excellent time to dig in to the striking international of dinosaurs. From Aardonyx, a lumbering beast that shaped a hyperlink among and four-legged dinosaurs, to Zuniceratops, who boasted a dangerous pair of horns, Dinosaurs—The Grand travel details every little thing worthy realizing approximately each very important dinosaur that scientists recognize about—more than three hundred in all.
 
In Dinosaurs you’ll study the entire gory details—about geology, anatomy, evolution, astronomy, or even local American and chinese language mythology. tales of harrowing paleontological expeditions conjure the thrills of history’s most famed dinosaur hunters. Highlights of contemporary study show what’s happening on this planet of dinosaurs at the present time, together with scientists’ contemporary discovery of pigments embedded in dinosaur fossils that shed mild, for the 1st time, on dinosaurs’ real shade. Illustrations on nearly each web page deliver those prehistoric creatures to lifestyles in all their razor-sharp, long-necked, spiny, scaly glory.
 
And for readers encouraged to check their dino-expertise within the box, popular paleontologist Jack Horner’s box notes may help fans set out all alone expeditions. tune down dinosaur footprints at Horner’s instructed websites, head out on a cross-country dinosaur street journey utilizing Horner’s checklist of best North American dinosaurs as your map, and research what it’s wish to be a number one paleontologist who’s been a part of probably the most sensational dinosaur discoveries ever—and how one can get entangled, too!

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