By Jen Green
Alligators, crocodiles, turtles, snakes, lizards, salamanders, toads, and frogs - all are cold-blooded animals within the reptile or amphibian relatives. filled with enticing articles prepared in alphabetical order, the recent six-volume "Exploring the area of Reptiles and Amphibians" set appears to be like on the usual background of reptiles and amphibians via naturalistic art, maps, and attractive images. This colourful set is meant to demonstrate key life-science ideas whereas supplying thorough info on reptiles and amphibians to younger readers.In addition to studying the various ways that types of creatures hunt, feed, breed, and protect themselves, center university researchers also will know about subject matters reminiscent of variations, ecology, genetics, conversation, conservation and endangered species, and habitats. each one quantity positive factors extra assets, equivalent to a thesaurus, quantity index, and a list of books and sites for additional examining. This set offers illustrated kin bushes that specify how amphibians and reptiles slot in to the animal nation; evaluation articles in each one quantity that hide the foremost teams of amphibians and reptiles; 'Fact dossier' sidebars that supply in-depth details at the animal or workforce featured; and, 'Did You Know?' sidebars that current attention-grabbing and little-known evidence.
By Frank Grizzard, D. Boyd Smith
Four centuries after its founding, Jamestown has turn into the stuff of films, legend, and tourism. this crucial paintings treats the truth in the back of the legends—Pocahontas, John Rolfe, Powhatan, John Smith, and others—and places the tales right into a broader context. greater than 250 A–Z entries element the colonial ideas, army concerns, political realities, and private privations that went into the construction of the 1st enduring beachhead within the British attempt to colonize the recent World.
Based on basic resources and ongoing archaeological paintings, this e-book is the main accomplished examine lifestyles in Jamestown. The reader will locate unique scholarship on all of the conventional names besides the tales of the lesser recognized, informed of their personal phrases while attainable. released within the quadricentennial of Jamestown's founding, this reliable reference is a useful source for the scholar and background buff.
By Bernard A. (ed) Cook
Ladies and struggle: A historic Encyclopedia from Antiquity to the current КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Издательство: ABC-CLIOАвтор(ы): Bernard A. CookЯзык: EnglishГод издания: 2006Количество страниц: 843ISBN: 1-85109-775-9Формат: pdf (e-book)Размер: 5.49 mb RapidIfolder fifty one
By Fred Skolnik (ed.)
By Susan Farrell
This source presents a competent, up to date, and encyclopedic resource of data on Vonnegut's lifestyles and paintings for prime tuition and college-level scholars, lecturers, libraries, and most people.
By Jacob Dalton, Sam van Schaik
This seriously listed descriptive catalogue presents an essential doorway into the Tibetan Dunhuang collections. Its book grants to make attainable many extra stories of those long-neglected treasures, specific these in terms of the esoteric traditions of tantric Buddhism.
By Thomas Riggs
By Gina Misiroglu
Counterculture, whereas familiar to explain youth-oriented hobbies through the Sixties, refers to any try to problem or switch traditional values and practices or the dominant life of the day. This attention-grabbing three-volume set explores those events in the US from colonial instances to the current in colourful element. "American Countercultures" is the 1st reference paintings to check the effect of countercultural routine on American social heritage. It highlights the writings, recordings, and visible works produced via those hobbies to teach, encourage, and incite motion in all eras of the nation's heritage. A-Z entries supply a wealth of knowledge on personalities, locations, occasions, strategies, ideals, teams, and practices. The set comprises a number of illustrations, an issue finder, basic resource records, a bibliography and a filmography, and an index.
By Tracie Moy (editor)
By Steven Johnson
Musicians and artists have continually shared mutual pursuits and exchanged theories of artwork and creativity. This alternate climaxed simply after global warfare II, whilst a gaggle of recent York-based musicians, together with John Cage, Morton Feldman, Earle Brown, and David Tudor, shaped friendships with a gaggle of painters. The latter staff, referred to now jointly as both the recent York college or the summary Expressionists, incorporated Jackson Pollock, Willem deKooning, Robert Motherwell, Mark Rothko, Barnett Newman, Clyfford nonetheless, Franz Kline, Phillip Guston, and William Baziotes. the gang additionally incorporated a more youthful new release of artists-particularly Robert Rauschenberg and Jasper Johns-that stood a little except the summary Expressionists. This crew of painters created what's arguably the 1st major American move within the visible arts. encouraged via the artists, the recent York institution composers comprehensive an analogous feat. through the start of the Nineteen Sixties, the hot York colleges of artwork and song had assumed a place of management on the planet of artwork. For a person attracted to the improvement of twentieth century artwork, tune, and tradition, The manhattan colleges of Music and Art will make for illuminating studying.