Nolo's Encyclopedia of Everyday Law: Answers to Your Most by Shae Irving, Nolo

By Shae Irving, Nolo

How do i am getting a suite service provider to forestall harassing me? If I paintings 50 hours every week can not I be getting time beyond regulation? My new vehicle is a lemon -- what am i able to do? love it or now not, the legislations impacts essentially each element of our lives, and felony questions arise day-by-day. Nolo's Encyclopedia of daily legislation, a convenient, information-packed source, has the solutions. Written via Nolo's specialist group of legal professionals, it brings jointly solutions to countless numbers of the main commonly asked felony questions about concerns you face on a daily basis, together with: credits and debt place of work rights wills divorce financial ruin social safeguard tenants' rights baby custody and visitation adoption and masses extra thoroughly up-to-date to mirror the most recent within the legislations, the fifth version comprises all-new subject matters, together with homeowner's coverage, satellite tv for pc and cable entry for tenants, and discovering and dealing with a attorney.

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Encyclopedia of Adaptations in the Natural World by Adam Simmons

By Adam Simmons

Welcome to the fantastic international of diversifications, the place species—including humans—develop attention-grabbing new services to make sure a aggressive area of their atmosphere, or at times, survival itself. Encyclopedia of diversifications within the wildlife is a wide-ranging catalog of an important of these adaptations—from photosynthesis to the the atypical ''vampire''-like habit of the tiny existence shape known as the prion.

The seven chapters within the Encyclopedia disguise the major survival demanding situations all organisms face. Entries inside these chapters conceal particular variations from all types of existence, together with animals, vegetation, micro organism, algae, fungi, and viruses. for every edition, the publication additionally describes a similar technological step forward within the human global, displaying how engineers this day research ordinary methods to aid them strengthen new inventions.

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The SAGE Encyclopedia of Alcohol: Social, Cultural, and

Alcohol intake is going to the very roots of approximately all human societies. assorted nations and areas became linked to differing types of alcohol, for example, the “beer culture” of Germany, the “wine culture” of France, Japan and saki, Russia and vodka, the Caribbean and rum, or the “moonshine culture” of Appalachia. Wine is utilized in spiritual rituals, and toasts are used to seal enterprise offers or to have fun marriages and country dinners. although, our relation with alcohol is one among love/hate. We additionally keep watch over it and tax it, we go legislation approximately whilst and the place it’s applicable, we crack down critically on inebriated riding, and the USA and different international locations attempted the failed “Noble Experiment” of Prohibition.
While there are lots of encyclopedias on alcohol, approximately all strategy it as a substance of abuse, taking a medical, scientific viewpoint (alcohol, alcoholism, and treatment). The SAGE Encyclopedia of Alcohol examines the historical past of alcohol all over the world and is going past the ancient lens to envision alcohol as a cultural and social phenomenon, as well—both for sturdy and for ill—from the earliest days of humankind.

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Encyclopedia of Multicultural Education by Bruce Mitchell, Robert E. Salsbury

By Bruce Mitchell, Robert E. Salsbury

Within the research of multicultural schooling, there are key names, areas, innovations, and criminal activities which offer a beginning for the sphere. This reference contains greater than four hundred entries from a extensive diversity of issues with regards to multicultural schooling, which the authors outline as schooling aimed at lowering bias, making sure fairness, and selling realizing of the self and others. each one merchandise within the encyclopedia has been selected for its price in illuminating a number of specific issues within the box. each one access not just is helping to spot and position in an old standpoint an idea, position, individual, occasion, or felony motion, but additionally hyperlinks that subject to a huge element of multicultural schooling. whereas the encyclopedia presents insurance of various phrases from the social sciences and discusses a number of courtroom judgements and old occasions, additionally it is entries for outstanding folks from a variety of cultural teams. those individuals exemplify the achievements and variety of America's many cultures and are frequently mentioned inside a multicultural curriculum. moreover, the quantity offers entries for cultural and ethnic teams. those entries speak about the tutorial wishes and studies of the crowd. therefore there are entries for such teams as African-Americans, Anglo-Americans, Asian-Americans, Hispanic-Americans, and Jewish-Americans; for businesses, corresponding to the Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith; for numerous local American humans; for individuals, equivalent to George Washington Carver, Geronimo, and Jesse Jackson; and for various phrases and ideas, reminiscent of busing, institutional racism, gender fairness, quota platforms, and opposite discrimination. Entries offer bibliographic info, and the amount concludes with a specific, normal bibliography.

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The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Weaponry: From Flint Axes to by Chuck Wills

By Chuck Wills

While did searching guns start to be used opposed to people rather than animals? what's the distinction among the Plains Indian struggle membership and the Fijian conflict membership? What weapon is usual to peoples in every thing of the realm? The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Weaponry is a complete consultant to fingers and armaments all through history.

Beginning within the Stone Age, The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Weaponry travels in the course of the Bronze Age to our modern-day, exhibiting the instruments people have used to safeguard themselves all over the globe. There’s the japanese tanto, or dagger, that have turn into pointed out with gangs referred to as yakuza. There’s the flaming arrow used while Swiss and Austrian forces clashed within the 14th century. And there’s the revolver that Samuel Colt made sensible for either army and civilian use in Hartford, Connecticut.

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Weaponry might help readers greater comprehend how…and why…the battles of heritage have been fought.

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Encyclopaedia Judaica (Lif-Mek) by Fred Skolnik

By Fred Skolnik

Grade 10 Up—This long-awaited revision of the finest reference resource on Jewish existence, tradition, and historical past updates the 1972 variation via both including to the unique details or making a thoroughly new access. New to this e-book are a charted precis of transliteration ideas; a listing of abbreviations; and entries discussing features of Holocaust learn, the improvement and effect of the country of Israel on Jewish lifestyles, and the evolution of Reform, Conservative, Orthodox, Hasidic, and Reconstructionist branches of the religion. Entries on Judaism in all 50 U.S. states and significant U.S. towns were up-to-date. Others are unchanged even if updating can have been warranted: for instance, info at the biblical personality Noah is unaltered, regardless of loads of similar learn, either textual and archaeological, given that 1972. even if, many entries regarding spiritual legislation (halakhah) were completely rewritten to mirror its effect at the Israeli felony process. This variation includes 22 volumes in comparison to the unique sixteen. It boasts all new illustrations: greater than six hundred maps, charts, archaeological plans, and chronologies (for instance, family members timber and an 8-page chart of Hasidic dynasties) and some colour images of work, drawings, and artifacts in every one quantity. The thesaurus is unchanged. The final quantity includes a specific 270-page thematic define and a very good 632-page index that make the knowledge in each one quantity available. Libraries that personal the 1st variation probably want to substitute it with this one.—Jack Forman, Mesa university Library, San Diego

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