Category: Encyclopedia

  • Download Encyclopedia of Capitol Punishment in the United States by Louis J. Palmer Jr. PDF

    By Louis J. Palmer Jr.

    This up to date encyclopedia presents prepared details on all features of capital punishment in the USA. It information almost each capital punishment determination rendered through the us best court docket via 2006, together with greater than forty situations determined for the reason that ebook of the 1st version. Entries also are supplied for every superb court docket Justice who has ever rendered a capital punishment opinion. Entries on jurisdictions cite present-day loss of life penalty legislation and judicial constitution nation by way of kingdom, with synopses of universal and designated gains. additionally integrated are entries on major U.S. capital prosecutions; criminal rules and approaches in capital instances; enterprises that help and oppose capital punishment; capital punishment's effect on folks of African, Asian, Hispanic, and local American descent, on ladies, and on international nationals; and the tools of execution. crucial evidence also are supplied on capital punishment in additional than two hundred different countries. A wealth of statistical information is located all through.
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  • Download Antarctica: An Encyclopedia (2 Volume Set) (Second edition) by John Stewart PDF

    By John Stewart

    This moment version of the 1990 Library magazine "Best Reference" booklet, 4 years within the compiling and writing, is an exhaustive A-Z direct-entry encyclopedia of Antarctica. It doubles the 1st edition's entries to 30,000, overlaying geographical positive factors, historic occasions, explorers, expeditions, airplanes, ships, scientists, medical stations, journey operators, medical phrases, birds, animals, bugs, flowers, goods of common curiosity and masses extra. "Antarctica" is outlined as all land and water south of 60°S. details for geographical positive aspects is drawn basically from nationwide gazetteers, either present and previous, and isn't restricted to ­English-­language resources. huge cross-referencing simplifies the continent's frequently bewildering nomenclature--geographical positive aspects' names, for instance, may possibly range generally from one nationwide gazetteer to the following, and are additional advanced by way of having been named and renamed a number of instances, and in lots of languages, over the years. All linguistic adaptations of placenames are integrated and cross-referenced. First version Award: A Library magazine most sensible Reference
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  • Download Encyclopedia of German Tanks of World War Two: A Complete by Peter Chamberlain, Hilary L. Doyle PDF

    By Peter Chamberlain, Hilary L. Doyle

    Revised and to be had after 8 years out of print, this is often the learn of the a lot modelled German land armour. integrated are each variation of all conflict tanks, tracked automobiles, armoured automobiles, experimental autos or even captured apparatus in German carrier. There are particular entries on mechanical info and operational background subsidized up by way of appendices on armament, ammunition and so on.
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  • Download Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia, Vol. 5: Fishes II by Michael Hutchins PDF

    By Michael Hutchins

    Gale proudly provides the 1st thoroughly revised and up-to-date model of this acclaimed set in 30 years. a few reviewers name Grzimek's Animal lifestyles Encyclopedia the easiest reference paintings on animals ever released. Others name it the legacy left to us by means of famed zoologist and animal lover, Bernhard Grzimek. The accolades and compliment cross on for the most recent addition to Gale's line of reference titles. the unique 13-vol. set, released in Germany within the overdue Sixties, is the world over well known for its medical reporting, assurance and illustrations, and serves as an enormous aspect of reference for researchers and scholars learning the animal country. Thorough articles familiarize readers with animals discovered all over at the globe, detailing their lifestyles cycles, predators, foodstuff structures, total ecology and masses extra. Staying actual to the unique medical pedigree, Gale enlisted widespread advisors and members from the foreign medical group to include fresh advancements within the animal global. Our new versions of Grzimek's Animal lifestyles Encyclopedia are certain to serve the wishes of scholars at each educational point.
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  • Download Boston's Gun Bible, Volume 1 by Boston T. Party, Kenneth W. Royce PDF

    By Boston T. Party, Kenneth W. Royce

    ATTENTION: I did not separate the ebook in three elements, that's how the electronic model is bought. additionally, this is often the quantity 1 out of three and is made from chapters 1-15, whereas quantity 2 has chapters 16-30, and quantity three, 31-46 - and the 3 mixed are reminiscent of the actual model of the ebook. the 3 volumes were uploaded in retail shape now.

    Foreword through Timothy J. Mullin, of ''Unintended Consequences.''

    Since the 2002 variation, over 2 hundred pages of varied revisions were incorporated throughout the annual reprintings. Amazon consists of the most recent 2009-on printings which come with Boston's numerous web page research of the Heller selection. (This isn't really a few thoroughly new version, as a few reviewers have incorrectly inferred. Three-fourths of the e-book stay the unique textual content of 2002. the opposite fourth are revised pages from 2003-2009.)

    While Boston acknowledges that gun/gear costs have replaced, and few new worthwhile items have emerged, he doesn't suppose that the name but merits a totally remodeled version. stable fundamentals by no means swap, and BGB is lovely thorough approximately those.

    I will prevent a bit analyzing, if you are in a rush, and simply let you know now to shop for this publication. as a way to be aware of extra earlier than spending $33.00 on bettering your capturing, accumulating and different gun talents, learn on.

    This publication used to be written by means of Boston T. occasion, the well-known (to Libertarians) writer of such titles as You and the Police, Surviving Y2K And different mess ups, Hologram Of Liberty and a handful of different noteworthy titles. if you would like yet one more sleek picture gun ebook, extolling all the imaginary virtues of each firearm ever made, this isn't the e-book for you. when you are after a no holds barred purchaser consultant to firearms, components, and taking pictures, GET IT.

    Boston's Gun Bible is going into nice aspect concerning the professionals and cons of varied shielding weaponry, apparatus, and the philosophy in the back of their acceptable utilization. The paintings is markedly political, evidently seasoned gun, and has a slightly witty ''screw the hoplophobes'' tone that i actually loved. The writing is crisp and to the purpose. Eloquent with no being dull. it is a hallmark of Boston's paintings, and you may now not be disenchanted in Boston's Gun Bible. At approximately (850) pages, it can't be thought of mild examining, however the subject material is critical and wishes loads of masking to get all of it via to the reader in its entirety.

    Included within the ebook is details on:

    * identifying rifles, pistols, revolvers
    * Gun shows
    * ATF Sting operations
    * Gun nomenclature
    * Sighting in
    * Optics and different sights
    * girls and guns
    * Politics and guns
    * how one can cache guns and ammo
    * (And every little thing else you must be aware of, or so it seems)

    I notion that the undertaking will be particularly daunting while he undertook it, however the effects are definitely worth the cash. What he ended up with is a layman's guide/how to publication for getting, promoting, determining, taking good care of, holding, taking pictures and having fun with firearms of every kind, yet in particular those who are ''Liberty's Teeth''. specially precious is the part detailing the benefits and faults of varied smooth semi automobile rifle structures. What you won't locate during this booklet is ANY trace of advertisements $$$ impact, chicanery, or editorial folderol.

    Boston is aware his topic, and covers it exhaustively.

    Did I point out so that you can purchase it?

    --Kevin (Mad puppy) McClung, knifemaker and gunsmith
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  • Download Encyclopedia of Anthropology by H. James Birx PDF

    By H. James Birx

    This five-volume Encyclopedia of Anthropology is a special number of over 1,000 entries that makes a speciality of themes in actual anthropology, archaeology, cultural anthropology, linguistics, and utilized anthropology. additionally incorporated are appropriate articles on geology, paleontology, biology, evolution, sociology, psychology, philosophy, and theology. The contributions are authored through over 250 the world over well known specialists, professors, and students from essentially the most amazing museums, universities, and institutes on this planet. distinctive cognizance is given to human evolution, primate habit, genetics, old civilizations, sociocultural theories, and the price of human language for symbolic conversation.
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  • Download The Encyclopedia Of The American Armed Forces (2 Volume Set) by Alan Axelrod PH.D. PDF

    By Alan Axelrod PH.D.

    Энциклопедия Вооруженных сил США от A до Z. Структура, организация, командующие и военачальники, основные операции, вооружение. This crucial reference offers a entire, authoritative examine the yank militia. Written through a well known army historian, this two-volume set is split into 4 sections, every one dedicated to one of many 4 significant branches of the U.S. army - the U.S. military, the U.S. military, the U.S. Marine Corps, and the U.S. Air strength.
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