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Download Cambridge Street-Names: Their Origins and Associations by Ronald Gray, Derek Stubbings, Virén Sahai PDF

By Ronald Gray, Derek Stubbings, Virén Sahai

This e-book attracts at the nice wealth of institutions of highway names in Cambridge. it's not a dictionary, however it presents a chain of entries on such subject matters because the Reformation, George IV and his spouse, twentieth-century British scientists, businessmen, Elizabethan occasions, medieval Cambridge, mayors, millers, and developers. It comprises hermits and coal retailers, box marshals and laundresses, martyrs and bombers, unscrupulous politicians and the founding father of a Christian neighborhood, Cromwell and Newton, an Anglo-Saxon queen and the discoverer of Uranus--all those who lived in or frequently visited Cambridge.

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Download Encyclopedia of Internet Technologies and Applications PDF

The Encyclopedia of net applied sciences and purposes discusses the intense significance of web applied sciences, with a selected concentrate on the net. via a hundred authoritative contributions via 181 of the world's best specialists the Encyclopedia of net applied sciences and functions contains complete learn on net companies, Semantic internet, and Web-based e-activities, between others. This reference instrument is the one resource for info at the world's maximum community, and offers a wealth of knowledge for the typical net purchaser, in addition to for a professional within the box of networking and web applied sciences. This accomplished reference presents libraries with the main thorough exam of net applied sciences and purposes an important source in helping the data wishes of researchers in various comparable fields.

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Download Encyclopedia of Race and Crime by Dr. Helen T. (Taylor) Greene, Shaun L. Gabbidon PDF

By Dr. Helen T. (Taylor) Greene, Shaun L. Gabbidon

“The association of the reader’s guide-especially the groupings of landmark instances, race riots, and criminology theories-is extraordinary … different similar titles lack the breadth, aspect, and accessibility of this paintings … instructed for all libraries; crucial for finished social reviews collections.”-Library JournalAs noticeable virtually day-by-day on neighborhood and nationwide information, race traditionally and almost immediately figures prominently in crime and justice reporting in the usa, within the parts of hate crimes, racial profiling, sentencing disparities, wrongful convictions, felon disenfranchisement, political prisoners, juveniles and the loss of life penalty, and culturally particular delinquency prevention courses. The Encyclopedia of Race and Crime covers matters in either ancient and modern context, with info on race and ethnicity and their effect on crime and the management of justice. those volumes supply a better appreciation for the same old reviews of assorted racial and ethnic teams and illustrate how race and ethnicity has mattered and keeps to subject within the management of yank legal justice.Key FeaturesCovers a couple of huge thematic parts: simple strategies and theories of legal justice; the police, courts, and corrections; juvenile justice; public coverage; the media; corporations; particular teams and populations; and particular situations and biographiesAddresses such themes as gender, hate/bias crimes, immigrant reports, foreign and cross-cultural concerns, race and gangs, and race and legislations, provides stories of all significant racial and ethnic teams within the united states, together with Asians, Blacks, Latinos, local american citizens, and Ethnic Whites, in addition to non secular minorities, akin to MuslimsIncludes insurance of contemporary incidents just like the alleged rape of a black girl North Carolina crucial collage pupil by means of white male participants of the Duke collage Lacrosse Team;, the Jena 6 incident; the Tulia, Texas drug arrests; the Rodney King beating; the O. J. Simpson trials within the Nineteen Nineties; and newer racial profiling incidentsTwo appendices supply details on finding and reading statistical facts on race and crime, in addition to certain directions on tips to entry statistical information on the internet for such particular parts as arrests, medications, gang club, hate crimes, murder tendencies, juvenile justice, felony populations, racial profiling, the demise penalty, and victimizationBecause the subject of race and crime is of large curiosity and relevance, entries during this Encyclopedia are written in an available kind to entice a large viewers, making it a welcome boost to educational and public libraries alike.

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Download Europe Since 1914, Volume 2: Encyclopedia of the Age War & by Jay Winter, John M. Merriman PDF

By Jay Winter, John M. Merriman

The tumultuous fresh century of Europe's heritage is traced during this five-volume set, which alternatives up the tale began in its spouse set, Europe 1789-1914.

Profiling the age of struggle and reconstruction, Europe in view that 1914 information ecu background from the Bolshevik Revolution to the ecu Union, linking it to the heritage of the remainder of the realm. Many modifications within the ecu tale are lined during this simply obtainable choice of approximately 675 illustrations and 920 articles: Europe sundered by means of struggle and genocide, Europe reconfigured after global warfare II and the chilly warfare, and Europe creating a new position for itself at the global degree. Written through approximately 500 best specialists from universities around the world, the set successfully covers a huge scope, encompassing the period's clinical and financial, social and cultural, political and army advancements. clients will locate in it the most important evidence in regards to the interval, transparent causes of the most traces of scholarly interpretation and tips via scholarly controversies. Sidebars upload curiosity and rationalization, a chronology and thematic define supply concise context that builds significant connections, and article particular bibliographies provide information for additional studying. every one quantity additionally comprises an 8-page colour insert and a complete index that enables easy accessibility to focus on information.

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This is quantity 2 of five, masking Child Care to Futurism.

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Download Encyclopedia of Prehistory: Volume 2: Arctic and Subarctic by Allen McCartney, Douglas Veltre (auth.), Peter N. Peregrine, PDF

By Allen McCartney, Douglas Veltre (auth.), Peter N. Peregrine, Melvin Ember (eds.)

The Encyclopedia of Prehistory represents additionally outlined by way of a slightly diversified set of an try to offer uncomplicated details sociocultural features than are eth­ on all archaeologically recognized cultures, nological cultures. significant traditions are masking the total globe and the full outlined in response to universal subsistence prehistory of humankind. it truly is designed as practices, sociopolitical association, and a device to help in doing comparative fabric industries, yet language, ideology, study at the peoples of the prior. such a lot and kinship ties play very little half in of the entries are written by way of the world's their definition simply because they're almost most well known specialists at the specific components unrecoverable from archaeological con­ and time classes. texts. by contrast, language, ideology, and The Encyclopedia is prepared accord­ kinship ties are significant to defining ethno­ ing to significant traditions. a big culture logical cultures. There are 3 kinds of entries within the is outlined as a bunch of populations sharing Encyclopedia: the foremost culture access, comparable subsistence practices, expertise, and types of sociopolitical association, the nearby subtradition access, and the that are spatially contiguous over a rela­ web site access. every one includes varieties of tively huge region and which suffer pace­ details, and every is meant to be rally for a comparatively lengthy interval. minimum utilized in a distinct way.

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