By William L. Richter
The moment variation of this hugely readable, one-volumeHistorical Dictionary of the Civil struggle and Reconstruction appears to put the battle in its old context. The greater than 800 entries, encompassing the years 1844-1877, conceal the numerous occasions, people, politics, and fiscal and social topics of the Civil battle and Reconstruction. an intensive chronology, introductory essay, and entire bibliography complement the cross-referenced dictionary entries to lead the reader throughout the army and non-military activities of 1 of the main pivotal occasions in American background. The dictionary concludes with a range of fundamental records. This e-book is a wonderful entry element for college kids, researchers, and a person desirous to understand extra in regards to the Civil warfare and Reconstruction.
By Amal Mruwat
Kauderwelsch Sprachführer bieten einen schnellen Einstieg in fremde Sprachen und vermitteln Wissenswertes über Land und Leute.
Alle fremdsprachigen Sätze im Buch werden zusätzlich zur sinngemäßen Übersetzung ins Deutsche auch einmal Wort für Wort übersetzt. Dadurch wird das Verständnis für die fremde Sprache erleichtert, und einzelne Wörter lassen sich schnell austauschen. Die Grammatik wird kurz und verständlich erklärt, soweit es für einen einfachen Sprachgebrauch nötig ist. Das Wörterbuch am Ende hält einen Grundwortschatz und wichtige Begriffe für Reisende bereit.
Kauderwelsch-Bücher sind viel mehr als übliche Reisesprachführer. Ziel ist es, schon nach kurzer Zeit tatsächlich sprechen zu können, wenn auch nicht immer druckreif.
Kauderwelsch Sprachführer von Reise information: handlich, alltagstauglich, für über a hundred and fifty Sprachen.
By Robert M. Maxon,Thomas P. Ofcansky
This 3rd variation ofHistorical Dictionary of Kenya presents a place to begin for these drawn to any of the stages of Kenya's historic evolution. this can be performed via a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an in depth bibliography. The dictionary part has 500 cross-referenced entries on vital personalities, politics, economic climate, international kinfolk, faith, and tradition. This publication is a superb entry aspect for college students, researchers, and a person eager to be aware of extra approximately Kenya.
By Matina Psyhogeos
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The overarching of this Lexicon/Dictionary is to offer a extra actual testimony to the effect and contribution of the Greek language to English! There are nearly thirty-thousand English phrases whose foundation is Greek. it might probably were double this quantity if one contains spinoff phrases, or some of the phrases which are half Greek and half Latin or few half French. I targeted completely on phrases with Greek starting place, and that by myself demonstrates how considerably English has been prompted and improved via the Greek language. in reality, many think, that one of many purposes English has completed such all over the world attractiveness and has develop into one of many richest and such a lot adaptable languages is, that it has included inside of it the wealth of the Greek language, a language which has been characterised: particular, efficient; doable, incomparable to the other language, an inexhaustible linguistic resource indeed!
The maximum worth of this publication: a) articulating the amazing variety of Greek vocabulary, which enriched English dictionaries, b) the glorious academic relief it supplies through offering an intensive record of root/ combing types (prefixes and suffixes). This checklist, relatively a notice toolkit, will profit a person, be it any expert, be aware lover, word-puzzle fanatic, spelling-bee candidate, scholars taking any type of tests/exams (as SAT; MAT; LSAT, etc.) in order to most probably contain a considerable variety of those compounded phrases, c) the twenty Disciplines/Fields of research, that have seriously borrowed from the Greek language and, d) final yet no longer least and crucial discovery I made in the course of the examine and scripting this Lexicon is the belief that whoever is aware a part of all of the aforementioned advantages, is bilingual! An English speaker will become aware of that he/she is conversing one other language (Greek), and an identical applies to a Greek speaker (realizing that's conversing English as well!)
By Miguel Ficher,Martha Furman Schleifer,John M. Furman
By Barbara Ann Kipfer,Robert L. Chapman
We all be aware of language alterations quickly, yet to persist with alongside calls for an historic view. Chapman's Dictionary of yankee Slang, Fourth variation, presents simply what's had to hint the language of at the present time again to its American roots.
And make no mistake––this is a dictionary that's basically American, where the place you could hint the advance of the yank language, in it is hugely casual layout often called "slang."
a few could ask: "isn't the language altering so quickly that this e-book is old-fashioned the day on which it's published?" even though it is right that alterations to the language, rather slang, occur speedier and speedier within the digital age, nonetheless there's a position for an authoritative, well-known paintings that retains tune of and compiles the language into an old record, as this dictionary does.
it's actual that language adjustments in a short time; it is only as actual that trendy slang should be forgotten day after today. In recording the altering language, and checking out what is right here to stick from what is coming and quick going, the Dictionary of yank Slang serves an invaluable and demanding purpose.
By Kathleen Sheldon
This moment variation of Historical Dictionary of girls in Sub-Saharan Africa encompasses a chronology, an advent, appendixes, and an intensive bibliography. The dictionary part has over seven-hundred cross-referenced entries on person African girls in heritage, politics, faith, and the humanities; on vital occasions, firms, and courses; and on themes very important to ladies usually (marriage, fertility, employment) and to African ladies particularly (market girls, baby marriage, queen mothers). This ebook is a wonderful entry element for college students, researchers, and someone desirous to comprehend extra concerning the ladies in Africa.
By Peter W. L. Weber
By Paul Meylan,Anne-Catherine Favre,Andre Musy
The strange frequency of hydro-meteorological occasions in contemporary a long time, usually with catastrophic results for society and the surroundings, require new tools for designing water administration initiatives and the buildings intended to guard us from average risks. those equipment and strategies are frequently in keeping with the statistical modeling suggestions of frequency analysis.
Predictive Hydrology: A Frequency research Approach is the 1st publication to handle either the theoretical techniques and the methodological methods utilized in frequency hydrology—spelling out the basic how to contemplate, offering concise guideline at the recommendations which are concerned, and together with examples and opinions in keeping with sensible purposes. It explores many of the fresh study advancements within the field.
Published initially in French, this English translation ambitions scholars in civil engineering, environmental sciences and expertise, hydrology, geography, geology and ecology. This ebook also will function an invaluable reference not just for academics and researchers, yet for engineering practitioners, who're regularly confronted with the issues of dealing with info, yet frequently locate themselves with out definitely the right analytical tools.