By Jiaju Zhou, Guirong Xie, Xinjian Yan
This set of six volumes presents a scientific and standardized description of 23,033 chemical elements remoted from 6,926 medicinal vegetation, gathered from 5,535 books/articles released in chinese language and foreign journals. A chemical constitution with stereo-chemistry bonds is supplied for every chemical part, as well as traditional details, similar to chinese language and English names, actual and chemical houses. It contains a identify record of medicinal crops from which the chemical part used to be remoted. moreover, ample pharmacological info for almost 8,000 chemical parts are provided, together with experimental procedure, experimental animal, telephone kind, quantitative info, in addition to keep watch over compound information. The seven indexes let for entire cross-indexing. Regardless even if one searches for the molecular formulation of a compound, the pharmacological job of a compound, or the English identify of a plant, the knowledge within the ebook might be retrieved in a number of ways.
By Elisa J. Sobo (auth.), Carol R. Ember, Melvin Ember (eds.)
Medical practitioners and the standard citizen have gotten extra conscious that we have to comprehend cultural version in scientific trust and perform. The extra we all know how future health and affliction are controlled in several cultures, the extra we will be able to realize what's "culture sure" in our personal clinical trust and perform.
The Encyclopedia of clinical Anthropology is exclusive since it is the 1st reference paintings to explain the cultural practices appropriate to well-being within the world's cultures and to supply an outline of significant subject matters in clinical anthropology. No different unmarried reference paintings comes with regards to marching the intensity and breadth of data at the various cultural heritage of well-being and ailment all over the world. greater than a hundred specialists - anthropologists and different social scientists - have contributed their firsthand adventure of scientific cultures from round the world.
By Tracy Irons-Georges
This set offers an impressively extensive diversity of data on greater than three hundred clinical and old issues concerning the sphere of aviation. recognition is given to all different types and kinds of civil and armed forces airplane, ideas of aerodynamics, and mechanical and technical facets of flying. along with traditional themes one might go along with a source dedicated to flight and aviation, a few unforeseen entries, certain to pique the reader, contain Animal flight, luggage dealing with and rules, Bermuda Triangle, Paper airplanes, "Vomit Comet," Whirly-Girls, and Wing-walking. correct biographies of pioneers in aviation and profiles of significant airways are included. details is present via September 2001.
Alphabetically prepared entries--varying in size from a number of paragraphs to numerous pages--begin with a quick definition of the subject and its value to aviation, with dates provided while acceptable. All entries are signed and observed via annotated bibliographies and cross-references. each one quantity has a listing of subject matters present in that specific quantity and set indexes, one alphabetical and one who teams entries via classification. quantity three encompasses a plethora of supplemental details, together with a bibliography; a listing of sites; directories of North American flight colleges, education facilities, and museums; and lists of foreign airports, commercial airlines, and aircraft forms. time strains checklist occasions in aviation background and air mess ups from 1785 to 2001.
This finished reference resource will be a priceless addition to public and educational libraries. excessive faculties may perhaps think about it, looking on their curricular wishes and budgetary restraints.
By Jeff Belanger
The Encyclopedia of Haunted locations is the 1st listing to be written via dozens of the world's best paranormal investigators. learn notes, situation history, first-hand bills, and plenty of anomalous photos that includes ghostly manifestations contain the loads of haunted listings during this listing. For years, paranormal investigative teams were learning their neighborhood ghosts with medical apparatus in addition to with extra esoteric equipment, akin to psychics and séances. This listing is a repository of a few in their so much profound circumstances. From around the usa, Canada, and lots of spots world wide, ghost investigators inform in their occasionally harrowing reports, proportion their examine, and provides readers an summary of either famous and imprecise haunted locales. From inner most apartments to motels and eating places, battlefields to museums and libraries, graveyards to church buildings, The Encyclopedia of Haunted areas will provide supernatural travelers a consultant to sights in the course of the eyes of the ghost hunters. This reference additionally bargains names, addresses, cell numbers, and internet addresses to every situation coated. Feeling courageous? you'll simply are looking to cease and stopover at a few ghosts in your subsequent journey.
By Hari Singh Nalwa, Foreword by Richard E. Smalley
By J.O. Urmson, Jonathan Ree
On its first visual appeal approximately thirty years in the past, The Concise Encyclopedia quickly tested itself as a vintage simply because its members integrated a number of the top philosophers of the English-speaking international (Ryle, Hare, Ayer, Williams). For this thoroughly new version, supervised by way of Jonathan Ree, the unique articles were revised and up-to-date, and 80 articles by means of thirty-one new authors were additional taking account of contemporary advancements in philosophy, together with literary, ancient, and political concerns. Continental theories lined contain: Marxism, Psychoanalysis, Phenomenology, Existentialism, Structuralism, Post-Structuralism, and Deconstruction.
By Bron Taylor
The Encyclopedia of faith and Nature, initially released in 2005, is a landmark paintings within the burgeoning box of faith and nature. It covers an enormous and interdisciplinary diversity of fabric, from thinkers to non secular traditions and past, with readability and magnificence. greatly praised through reviewers and the recipient of 2 reference paintings awards due to the fact that its e-book (see www.religionandnature.com/ern), this new, cheaper model is a must have publication for an individual drawn to the manifold and interesting hyperlinks among faith and nature, in all their many senses.
By K. Lee Lerner
"Scientific notion in Context" (3 volumes) is a accomplished advisor to the historical past of technological know-how and serves as an authoritative bridge among technological know-how content material and social matters. This paintings helps either simple and complicated curricula in biology, chemistry, normal actual technological know-how, physics, and Earth technological know-how in addition to background and the social sciences. issues contain: the large Bang thought, Biochemistry, Cloning, Evolutionary conception, Newtonian Physics, Microchip applied sciences, Pseudoscience and renowned Misconceptions between many others. It bargains one hundred forty articles written by way of international specialists in addition to greater than four hundred colour photos, illustrations, maps, and tables that placed the subjects into context. The "Words to Know" part inside each one access is helping scholars to learn in context with no being beaten by means of clinical terminology, whereas a chronology contains a few of the most important occasions within the heritage of medical proposal and advances of technology.
By The New York Public Library, Jim Callan
The hot York Public Library awesome scientists
Discover the moons of Jupiter with Galileo. discover the technological know-how of radiation with Madame Curie. shuttle ahead in time with Einstein. learn how scientists discovered to healing ailments, how they found gravity, and the way they made up our minds the constitution of the atom. Fact-filled and enjoyable, this bookвЂ™s question-and-answer layout enables you to discover the discoveries of a few of the worldвЂ™s maximum scientists.
What is the Hippocratic Oath? See web page eleven. How did archimedes single-handedly carry off the whole Roman military? See web page thirteen. Which well-known health practitioner discovered approximately human anatomy in a gladiator ring? See web page 19. what's traditional choice? See web page 36. What was once the worst illness of all time? See web page forty. Who stumbled on over three hundred makes use of for peanuts? See web page forty eight. Which founding father of chemistry misplaced his head within the French Revolution? See web page sixty five. What Nobel Prize-winning physicist escaped the Nazis in 1933? See web page 109.
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Amazing Explorers impressive local American heritage striking Hispanic American background brilliant Earth outstanding area impressive Mythology striking ladies in American heritage notable African American historical past