By C. Pierce Salguero, David Roylance
By Mark A. Burkholder
Protecting prehistory throughout the current, this can be a high quality encyclopedia with a lot to suggest it. The textual content is offered for AP high-school scholars and up. There are liberal cross-references. All 4 volumes are generously illustrated with line drawings and black-and-white photos in addition to a few maps. every one quantity has a word list, a quantity index, and a bibliography; a cumulative index is located in quantity four. Articles variety from a paragraph to a number of pages and canopy contributors, international locations, and extra; and bigger articles hide basic subject matters resembling alternate, executive, and relatives relatives. the most effective positive factors of the set is the choice of basic resource fabrics in each one quantity, together with conquistador memoirs, indigenous poetry in translation, local histories, royal orders, progressive proclamations, and plenty of different goods. The set is prepared by way of time sessions: prehistory to 1560 in quantity 1, 1550s to 1820s in quantity 2, 1820s to 1900 in quantity three, and 1900 to the current in quantity four. This chops up subject matters, so that you can get an entire photo of Argentina or exchange, for instance, the reader has to refer to every one quantity. even though there are either an inventory of entries within the complete set in every one quantity and spot additionally references in articles in each one quantity, this provides to the reader’s paintings. The chronological constitution presents important old standpoint, even though, and enhances the A–Z association of Gale’s Encyclopedia of Latin American historical past and tradition (2d ed., 2008). greater public libraries serving AP high-school sessions probably want to reflect on this, as will educational libraries serving associations that supply survey classes in Latin American heritage.
By Michael Johnstone
Listed here are enjoyable spells for all wishes: to restore ardour, to discover love, for health and wellbeing, to draw cash, and to aid task seekers. there is one for cat lovers—88 white-magic spells in all. The final Encyclopedia of Spells contains every thing one must make their goals come actual, together with sensible steps to take if the spells do not take influence immediately. With step by step, easy-to-follow instructions and easy-to-find instruments and elements, this finished quantity emphasizes easy methods to use spells and magic definitely, for self-development. observe your precise nature and future with this enjoyable consultant to self-help magic!
By Richard Walker
1000000 issues awed younger readers with beautiful images of 1 million issues. a million issues, correct among the covers of a publication! instead of stringing jointly a number of images of gadgets, One Million Things beneficial properties sweeping single-shots that surround a large number of items, making for a continuing and amazing presentation Now, One Million issues: Animal lifestyles uses the single Million issues layout to chronicles the lives of animals all over the world.
By Shane Johnson
Shane Johnson, bestselling writer of Mr. Scott's advisor to the firm, takes the reader on an innovative, fictional trip into the big name Trek universe. according to the superstar Trek adventures (including celebrity Trek: the following iteration and celebrity Trek: The lively Series), this e-book makes use of hundreds of thousands of famous person charts and line drawings in addition to a wealthy textual content to stipulate the heritage of the worlds visited through the starship Enterprise.
The Worlds of the Federation additionally investigates the unaligned and opposed alien races of big name Trek, from the fierce warriors of the Klingon Empire to the enigmatic, omnipotent Organians. And as a different bonus, we've incorporated a fantastic, full-color insert of famous person Trek's such a lot unique alien lifeforms that includes work by means of famous technological know-how fiction illustrator Don Ivan Punchatz.
By Chris Strodder
By Immanuel Ness
This definitive 8-volume reference is a entire print source protecting the historical past of protest and revolution over the last 500 years – through the sleek period of mass routine. for additional information see www.revolutionprotestencyclopedia.com.
* Definitive reference paintings at the position of well known company in reworking the area during which we live
* First old encyclopedia to supply students and lecturers and scholars with the data they should comprehend the position and value and starting place of protest and revolution from 1500 to the present
* 8-volume significant reference in A-Z structure, with entries starting from 500 to 14,000 words
* presents transparent, concise causes of occasions and bigger social pursuits, and biographies of key people
* provides significant uprisings and protest events, and the information, ideologies and activists that propelled them, chronicles the way during which they opened up, strains their roots, pursuits, strategies, and effect, and evaluates their successes and failures
* across the world varied editorial board and contributors
* comprises over a hundred and fifty pictures, figures, and maps
An on-line electronic version is additionally on hand (ISBN 978-1-4051-9807-3). as well as the positive aspects of the print model, the net model provides:* average revisions and new entries – up to date as soon as a year
* hyperlinks to complete assortment via Blackwell Reference online
* hyperlinks to different assets on hand at the web
* strong looking out, searching, and cross-referencing services, together with Open URL linking