A Jane Austen Encyclopedia by Paul Poplawski

By Paul Poplawski

Maybe the 1st smooth novelist, Jane Austen (1775-1817) has left an indelible mark at the global of letters. She is better referred to as the writer of penetrating stories of family existence and manners in Georgian England, and her works stay learn and preferred this present day. Her writings have additionally generated an immense quantity of scholarship, and critics proceed to supply insightful interpretations of her writings. This reference booklet is a correct, finished, and distinctive consultant to her existence and works. The chronologies that start the amount define the vital occasions in her existence and position her works inside better old and literary contexts. the loads of alphabetically prepared entries that stick to establish characters, talk about works and issues, and synthesize the gigantic physique of feedback dedicated to her writings. the amount concludes with wide bibliographies of works via and approximately Austen.

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Peptides from A to Z: A Concise Encyclopedia by Prof. em. Dr. Hans?Dieter Jakubke, Prof. Dr. Norbert

By Prof. em. Dr. Hans?Dieter Jakubke, Prof. Dr. Norbert Sewald(auth.)

This mini-encyclopedia comprises greater than 1,500 alphabetical entries from the full box of peptide technological know-how in a single convenient quantity, in addition to the technical phrases, acronyms and ideas utilized in peptide chemistry. It additionally good points the total series of greater than 800 peptides, various illustrations and diverse cross-references.
components lined include:
- organic peptides and small proteins
- peptide hormones
- pharmaceutical peptides
- peptide antibiotics
- peptide inhibitors
- peptide reagents
- peptide tags
- structural classes
- synthesis and purification
- analytical methods
- proteomics and peptidomics.
Condensed but obtainable, merely crucial info is displayed, widely associated through references to the hot medical literature for extra study.Content:

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Encyclopedia of Twentieth-Century Photography, Volumes 1-3 by Lynne Warren

By Lynne Warren

Images is a world cultural shape, perform, and career. Encompassing artwork, ads, journalism, type, advertisement, political, and daily images, the sphere of images additionally comprises chemical methods, mechanical innovations, gear, industries, hobbies, recommendations, phrases and ideas. furthermore, images has a substantial presence in public boards of all types, corresponding to museums, documents, galleries, and publications.

The Encyclopedia of Twentieth-Century Photography brings jointly this wealthy background in 3 volumes. It explores the substantial overseas scope of twentieth-century images and explains that historical past with a wide-ranging, interdisciplinary demeanour. This special approach covers the classy background of images as an evolving paintings and documentary shape, whereas additionally spotting it as a constructing expertise and cultural strength. This 3 quantity Encyclopedia offers the real advancements, routine, photographers, photographic associations, and theoretical facets of the sector in addition to information regarding gear, thoughts, and sensible purposes of images. To convey this historical past alive for the reader, the set is illustrated in black and white all through, and every quantity incorporates a colour plate part. an invaluable thesaurus of phrases can be included.

The entries during this A-Z reference paintings diversity from a thousand to 5000 phrases fall into six different types:

Person entries: vital photographers, critics, curators, creditors, theorists, and different members whose contribution to images and realizing of images is exemplary. Entries contain: Diane Arbus, Roland Barthes, John Berger, Chuck shut, Hiroshi Hamaya, Lorna Simpson, Susan Sontag, Edward Weston, Minor White

Institutions, Galleries, and Collections entries: overseas venues, colleges, and personal and company collections equivalent to the Australian Centre for images; Bauhaus; Farm protection management; the Museum of recent paintings (New York); the Royal Photographic Society; and the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography

Topics and time period entries: subject matters, genres, recommendations, suggestions, conception, faculties of concept, and pursuits. Entries contain: appropriation; artist's books; developed truth; distinction; lights; pictorialism; propaganda; vernacular photography

Equipment entries: gear that's primary to images and deserving of longer, extra designated dialogue than is given within the thesaurus, similar to cable liberate; digicam: 35 mm; digital camera: pinhole; darkroom; movie; gentle meter

History and sector entries: assessment entries and lengthy survey entries on areas during which very important options and practices in images have emerged. Entries comprise: heritage of images: Nineteenth-Century Foundations; images in Africa: evaluate; images in China and Taiwan; images in Europe: Germany and Austria; images in Japan; images within the usa: the South

Periodical and writer entries: very important periodicals and high-quality arts publishers of images akin to Afterimage; Condé Nast; Drum; advantageous Arts Presses; Life; Periodicals: expert; Popular Photography

This Encyclopedia is the main accomplished and updated source that students, scholars, and the layperson can flip to for info on all features of images within the 20th century. From the available and fascinating biographies to the great historic overviews, this paintings will attract all drawn to images.

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Encyclopedia of Membranes by Enrico Drioli, Lidietta Giorno

By Enrico Drioli, Lidietta Giorno

A landmark paintings overlaying the most important points of the technological know-how, expertise and alertness of membrane operations and comparable fields, from easy phenomena to the main complicated purposes and destiny views. Over 1100 concise entries in an A-Z layout conceal a colourful box with a large number of functions in various disciplines comparable to biotechnology, drugs, agro-food and petrochemical industries, environmental security, in addition to ingesting water provide. insurance comprises membrane reactors and catalytic layout (catalytic membrane reactors). virtually all unit operations of method engineering might be redesigned as membrane unit operations (e. g. membrane distillation, membrane crystallization, membrane stripping, membrane scrubbing). Entries are supplied via a world workforce of specialists from academia, examine associations in addition to from undefined.  

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Encyclopedia of Early Christianity (2nd Edition)

Publish yr note: First released in 1990

This single-volume encyclopedia includes 977 articles by means of one hundred thirty five certified students of assorted educational and ecumenical backgrounds, with insurance extending from New testomony occasions to nearly six hundred A.D. Entries conceal people, areas, doctrines, and practices and contain a few articles on smooth students vital to the research of early Christianity. The entries fluctuate in size, yet each one starts with a quick definition, or id, through chronological or topical improvement. very good brief bibliographies following each one article supply patristic citations, variants, translations, and experiences. The articles stay away from technical language and supply solid simple summaries of the cloth.

This paintings should be important for academics, students, and scholars in addition to for reference paintings. suggested for public and educational libraries.

What's new within the moment variation:
• a few 250 new entries -- 25% greater than within the first edition.
• Bibliographies are vastly accelerated and up to date throughout
• extra specialise in biblical books and philosophical faculties, their effect on early Christianity and their use by way of patristic writers
• additional information in regards to the Jewish and pagan setting of early Christianity
• enormously enlarged assurance of the japanese enlargement of the religion all through Asia, together with people and literature
• extra broad remedy of saints, monasticism, worship practices, and glossy scholars
• better emphasis on social historical past and extra subject matter articles
• extra illustrations, maps, and plans
• extra articles on nation-states

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