Historical Dictionary of Utopianism (Historical Dictionaries by Toby Widdicombe,James M. Morris,Andrea Kross

By Toby Widdicombe,James M. Morris,Andrea Kross

Utopian considering embraces fictional descriptions of ways to create a greater (but no longer an ideal) replacement lifestyle in addition to intentional groups (that is, teams of individuals prime lives in small groups for his or her personal betterment and the betterment of others). the 1st version virtually completely handled the intentional-community facet of utopianism; this moment version bargains a way more inclusive definition of the major time period utopia via delivering an outstanding many entries dedicated to describing fictional or literary utopian works. it's also seriously illustrated with plates from utopian works, specially these from the heyday of utopianism within the past due 19th century.

This moment variation of Historical Dictionary of Utopianism contains a chronology, an creation, appendixes, and an intensive bibliography. The dictionary part has over one thousand cross-referenced entries on vast conceptual entries; narrower entries approximately particular works; and narrower entries approximately particular intentional groups or routine. This booklet is a wonderful source for college kids, researchers, and an individual eager to be aware of extra approximately Utopianism.

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Historical Dictionary of Haiti (Historical Dictionaries of by Michael R. Hall

By Michael R. Hall

One of the world’s poorest countries, Haiti stocks the island of Hispaniola with the Dominican Republic. Haiti proclaimed its independence from France on January 1, 1804 following the one profitable slave riot within the Americas. as a result of Haitian Revolution (1791-1804), Haiti grew to become the 1st self sufficient Latin American state and the second one self reliant state within the Western Hemisphere, after the USA. all through its background it has suffered political violence, and in 2010 it suffered a devastating earthquake, which killed over 200,000 humans and numerous humans misplaced houses and businesses.

The Historical Dictionary of Haiti covers the background of Haiti beginning in 1492 with the preliminary discovery of the island Haiti stocks with the Dominican Republic to the current day. The dictionary itself includes over four hundred cross-referenced entries on an important points of Haitian historical past, and it's the so much large single-volume reference paintings on Haiti on hand. as well as the dictionary, this ebook offers a chronology containing vital dates and occasions and an informative bibliographical part equipped through topic. This booklet is a wonderful entry element for college kids, researchers, and somebody desirous to recognize extra approximately Haiti.

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Horse Talk by George Harrison

By George Harrison

"Horse speak is a enjoyable, informative, and convenient advisor, devoted to supporting humans comprehend Thoroughbred racing and coaching terminology.
Over 207 phrases or words outlined, defined and utilized in an artistic sentence by means of the opinion of the author.
With the exception of a few tune stipulations, having a bet phrases, and medications.

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A Frequency Dictionary of Mandarin Chinese: Core Vocabulary by Richard Xiao,Paul Rayson,Tony McEnery

By Richard Xiao,Paul Rayson,Tony McEnery

A Frequency Dictionary of Mandarin Chinese is a useful software for all beginners of Mandarin chinese language, supplying a listing of the 5,000 phrases and the 2,000 chinese language characters (simplified) most regularly occurring within the language. in keeping with a fifty-million-word corpus composed of spoken, fiction, non-fiction and information texts in present use, the dictionary offers the consumer with a close frequency-based record, in addition to alphabetical and part-of-speech indexes.

All entries within the frequency checklist characteristic the English similar and a pattern sentence with English translation. The Dictionary additionally comprises thirty thematically equipped lists of often used phrases on a number of subject matters resembling foodstuff, climate, shuttle and time expressions.

A Frequency Dictionary of Mandarin Chinese permits scholars of all degrees to maximise their learn of Mandarin vocabulary in a good and interesting means. it's also an exceptional source for lecturers of the language.

A CD model is out there to buy individually. Designed to be used through corpus and computational linguists it offers the entire textual content in a layout that researchers can procedure and switch into appropriate lists for his or her personal study work.

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Historical Dictionary of the Reagan-Bush Era (Historical by Richard S. Conley

By Richard S. Conley

From the vantage aspect of the 2016 presidential election and the deepening polarization of yank politics in contemporary a long time, it's extraordinary how even more far away the Reagan-Bush period of the Nineteen Eighties and early Nineties turns out in comparison to the years that experience truly handed. Whither the Republican social gathering of yesteryear? Like reincarnated characters from Samuel Beckett’s vintage play awaiting Godot, many disappointed conservatives within the new millennium proceed to go looking obdurately and in useless for a pace-setter who embodies the acclaimed management qualities of Ronald Reagan.

This moment variation of Historical Dictionary of the Reagan-Bush period contains a chronology, an advent, appendixes, and an in depth bibliography. The dictionary part has over three hundred cross-referenced entries on vital personalities, politics, economic system, international family, occasions, associations, regulations, and matters. This e-book is a wonderful source for college kids, researchers, and a person eager to recognize extra approximately this era.

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Latin American Classical Composers: A Biographical by Miguel Ficher,Martha Furman Schleifer,John M. Furman

By Miguel Ficher,Martha Furman Schleifer,John M. Furman

development at the strengths of the 1st version, the second one variation of Latin American Classical Composers: A Biographical Dictionary provides improved and up to date assurance of its subject with an goal to be accomplished. The authors have carried out exhaustive learn to fill in gaps and proper minor error within the first version, including younger composers and documenting deaths considering the fact that 1996, whilst the 1st variation seemed. thousands of composers are represented during this quantity, which offers biographical information, together with dates of start and loss of life, own information regarding composers' historical past and coaching, and a selective directory of every composer's works. assets for extra examine are famous inside every one access. An index of composers by way of nation rounds out this work.

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English / French Medical Dictionary: Français / Anglais by John C. Rigdon

By John C. Rigdon

This dictionary includes English-French and French-English translations of over 12,000 clinical phrases. additionally, there's a scientific questionnaire prepared via clinical strong point for making a whole background and actual utilizing English and French words.

The viewers for this dictionary comprises doctors operating in Haiti and African nations the place French is spoken, multilingual environments; worldwide wellbeing and fitness pros in vacationer parts; execs in public health and wellbeing, humanitarian drugs, emergency catastrophe administration, rescue groups and widespread tourists disposed to any type of hazard or future health threat and as a result short of scientific information whereas in a French conversing state.

In emergency occasions even small misunderstandings can result in the lack of helpful time and as a result lives, for this reason this dictionary is created in very functional time-saving and easy-to-understand method for either doctors and their sufferers.

This publication is meant to aid English audio system who're traveling international locations the place French is essentially used. it isn't meant to be an exhaustive research of the French language, yet function an advent and overview.

This 2d variation comprises virtually two times as many phrases because the prior version.
Almost two times as many pages.

An all new desk of Contents makes discovering issues easier.

We’ve additional over 1,000 wide-spread acronyms and abbreviations with their exchange translations in either French and English.
Designations of the components of speech are new.

•(n) – noun
•(v) – verb
•– adjective
•(r) - adverb
French nouns and adjectives are targeted gender as [m] or [f]

We’ve further a consultant to English Pronunciation

We’ve extra a piece on French grammar to assist with noun / verb contract as to gender and plurality.

New during this Edition
A consultant to English Pronunciation
The English Alphabet
English Vowels
How to Pronounce Dates and Numbers
Linking among phrases
A consultant to French Pronunciation
Sorting all of it Out
Silent Letters
Six effortless ideas for Vowels
Vowels and Diphthongs (non-nasalized)
Nasalized Vowels
Vowels in Contrast
e caduc
Informal Reductions
Gender of French Nouns
French Gender ideas Explained
Changing Masculine to Singular Feminine
Masculine adjectives that lead to a silent e
Masculine adjectives that result in é
Masculine adjectives that lead to eux
Masculine adjectives that lead to f
Masculine adjectives that result in er
Masculine adjectives that result in consonants
Masculine abnormal adjectives
Introductions – Présentations
General questions - Questions generals
Ache and health problems – Douleurs et maladies
Cardiovascular method – Système cardiovasculaire
Pulmonary process – Système pulmonaire
System gastointestinal – Système gastro-intestinal
System urogenital - Système uro-génital
For ladies - Pour les femme
Physical examination - Examen physique
English / French Dictionary
Français / Anglais Dictionnaire
Sources Used

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El Chingonario (Jijos del Chingonario) (Spanish Edition) by Algarabía libros,Maria del Pilar Montes de Oca Sicilia

By Algarabía libros,Maria del Pilar Montes de Oca Sicilia

El Chingonario, es un diccionario del verbo más usado en México: chingar. Aquí usted encontrará palabras y expresiones que derivan de chingar, así como su definición e invenciones con las que puede jugar. Además, cada definición se acompaña de varios ejemplos que podrá usar en el momento más oportuno o con los que se identificará según su experiencia own. Eso sí: cualquier semejanza del contenido de este diccionario con los angeles realidad, es mera coincidencia.

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Historical Dictionary of U.S. Diplomacy from the Revolution by Debra J. Allen

By Debra J. Allen

Historical Dictionary of U.S. international relations from the Revolution to Secession covers the interval from 1776, whilst the kingdom declared its independence from nice Britain, via 1861, while the Civil struggle awarded the most important problem to the continuation of the “republican experiment.” the most universal false impression in regards to the diplomatic heritage of this era is that American leaders attempted to stick remoted from international occasions, while in reality the early usa used to be a part of “one grand, interwoven tapestry” of nations.

The Historical Dictionary of U.S. international relations from the Revolution to Secession relates the occasions of this significant interval in American historical past via a chronology, an introductory essay, and several other hundred cross-referenced dictionary entries on key folks, locations, occasions, associations, and firms. This e-book is a superb entry element for college students, researchers, and someone desirous to comprehend extra approximately American diplomacy.

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Historical Dictionary of the Ismailis (Historical by Farhad Daftary

By Farhad Daftary

The Ismaili Muslims, who belong to the Shia department of Islam, dwell in over 25 diverse international locations all over the world, typically in Asia, Africa and the center East. Their heritage has in general been associated with the historical past of many of the nations during which they dwell, however the world wide group is united less than Prince Karim Aga Khan, the religious chief and forty ninth Imam of the Ismaili Muslims. Few fields of Islamic reviews have witnessed as drastic a metamorphosis as Ismaili reports, due partly to the hot discovery of various ancient texts, and writer Farhad Daftary makes huge use of those new assets within the Historical Dictionary of the Ismailis.

This accomplished new reference paintings is the 1st of its type at the Ismailis and provides a precis of the findings of recent scholarship at the Ismaili Shia Muslims and assorted points in their background. The dictionary covers all stages of Ismaili historical past in addition to the most doctrines of the neighborhood. It contains an introductory bankruptcy, which gives a extensive historic survey of the Ismailis, via alphabetical entries on all significant facets of the neighborhood, comparable to key figures, associations, traditions, and doctrines. It additionally incorporates a chronology, genealogical tables, a word list, and a considerable bibliography. This publication is a superb entry aspect for college kids, researchers, and a person eager to understand extra concerning the Ismailis.

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