The Complete Illustrated Stitch Encyclopedia by Bookspan

By Bookspan

With large, illustrated colour libraries that include greater than 250 needlepoint and embroidery stitches; specific ideas comparable to Florentine and crewelwork; and directions for making plans, completing and making up, this accomplished consultant is the one-stop needlecraft reference. it is going to motivate and inspire clients, and educate the paintings of sewing from the main easy abilities, similar to go- and satin-stitching, to extra complicated approaches akin to blackwork, beading, tramé, and smocking. There’s additionally the entire suggestion someone will ever have to produce ideal stitches whenever, and 30 initiatives comparable to colors, tiebacks, and pincushions that provide some ways to place newfound talents into perform. Full-color trend consultant and easy-to-follow layout motifs make every little thing simple.

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Encyclopedia of Energy (Encyclopedia of Energy Series) by Robert U Ayres, Robert Costanza, Jose Goldemberg, Marija D

By Robert U Ayres, Robert Costanza, Jose Goldemberg, Marija D Ilic, Eberhard Jochem, Robert Kaufmann, Amory B Lovins, Mohan Munasinghe, R K Pachauri, Claudia Sheinbaum Pardo, Per Peterson, Lee Schipper, Margaret Slade, Vaclav Smil, Ernst Worrell, Cutler J. C

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Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the States, 5th Edition (4 by Timothy L. Gall

By Timothy L. Gall

Now center college and highschool scholars have an encyclopedia that offers all of them the evidence and information on each country within the united states, together with the District of Columbia and U.S. dependencies. Alphabetically prepared entries characteristic constant subheadings for every kingdom so scholars can fast locate comparative details. An index of individuals, locations and topics makes searches effortless, and assets for extra research offers scholars with your next step to profit extra. listed here are a few of the student-friendly positive aspects you will discover: forty constant subheads divide every one essay to make info effortless to discover and inspire comparisons among states A map of the U.S. and country flags on colour finish sheets 50 maps inside textual content nearly 250 photographs depict the kingdom and the folk Illustrations of flags and seals accompany entries word list makes tricky or strange phrases comprehensible A desk directory all prior governors of the kingdom 1998 election info Updates to monetary and inhabitants info websites integrated within the bibliographies (20050301)

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The Anime Encyclopedia: A Guide to Japanese Animation Since by Jonathan Clements, Helen McCarthy

By Jonathan Clements, Helen McCarthy

Higher and higher! Our first variation rocked the anime international with its in-depth entries on anime well-known and imprecise and its wonderful index/film finder. Now this superb e-book is forty percentage larger—with all-new entries on thousands of anime published after 2001, updates on older entries, and over fifty thousand phrases on anime creators (like Tezuka and Otomo) and genres (“Early Anime,” “Science Fiction and Robots,” etc.). An absolute must-have for each anime shelf!

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Globalization: Encyclopedia of Trade, Labor, and Politics

Overseas alternate is as outdated as countries. over the past 5 a long time, despite the fact that, advances in know-how and transportation have replaced the scope and approach to overseas exchange. Disputes rage concerning the results of those alterations; advocates for various positions supply argument, yet little actual or theoretical analysis.

"Globalization" deals the entire info readers have to deal with the arguments. Written with the top measure of scholarship, meant for college kids or operating execs, the encyclopedia presents either introductory fabric to vast fiscal, criminal, political, and environmental idea, and in-depth research of ways conception interacts with perform within the framework of world alternate. A dealer in ny can, in a question of seconds, execute a billion-dollar foreign money transaction in Hong Kong. What does this transaction suggest to New Yorkers, to citizens of Hong Kong, and to the remainder of the realm? This 2 vol. set publication provides readers the instruments to reply to these questions.

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Fossil Energy: Selected Entries from the Encyclopedia of by Prof. Ripudaman Malhotra (auth.), Ripudaman Malhotra (eds.)

By Prof. Ripudaman Malhotra (auth.), Ripudaman Malhotra (eds.)

The note sustainability stocks its root with sustenance. within the context of contemporary society, sustenance is inextricably associated with using strength. Fossil power provides an authoritative reference on all facets of this key source, which at present represents approximately eighty five% of world strength intake. accumulating sixteen peer-reviewed entries from the Encyclopedia of Sustainability technology and Technology, the chapters supply accomplished, but concise assurance of basics and present parts of analysis. Written by means of well-known experts within the box, this quantity represents an important source for scientists and engineers engaged on the improvement of strength assets, fossil or replacement, and displays the fundamental position of strength provides in aiding a sustainable future.

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Encyclopedia of German Tanks of World War Two: A Complete by Peter Chamberlain, Hilary L. Doyle

By Peter Chamberlain, Hilary L. Doyle

Revised and to be had after 8 years out of print, this is often the research of the a lot modelled German land armour. integrated are each version of all conflict tanks, tracked autos, armoured vehicles, experimental cars or even captured gear in German provider. There are specified entries on mechanical facts and operational background sponsored up by means of appendices on armament, ammunition and so forth.

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European Powers in the First World War: An Encyclopedia

Focuses on an outstanding watershed occasion : the 1st global struggle used to be one of many nice watershed occasions of the 20 th century, not just costing thousands of reside but additionally disrupting present social order, precipitating dramatic adjustments within the tools of waging war, and instructing victors new classes concerning the remedy of vanquished foes. offers important standpoint : Now a brand new reference paintings is helping to place this momentous historic milestone in viewpoint. Designed as a significant other to Garland's the us within the First global struggle, this new encyclopedia concentrates on non-U.S. facets of the clash. Its greater than six hundred alphabetically prepared, specific entries supply details and insights on such issues because the perceived and underlying factors of conflict, diplomatic efforts to forestall the slaughter, the shortsighted and eventually disastrous peace phrases, and a bunch of different topics important to a whole knowing of the occasions. The Encyclopedia covers all significant campaigns and battles,surveys guns and units of battle, and examines the jobs performed within the occasions by way of statesmen, politicians, spiritual and armed forces leaders, and well-liked electorate. Covers key members and issues: additionally incorporated are biographies of people profoundly laid low with the conflict who performed significant roles in heritage, corresponding to De Gaule, Hitler, value determinations of army medication, infantry strategies, using artillery, naval blockades, and different topics; and surveys of such different subject matters as artwork, literature, and song within the conflict, camouflage, censorship, propaganda, the production of Yugoslavia, the Jewish Legion, codebreaking, girls within the conflict, and masses extra. every one access is by means of a bibliography for pursuing inquires intensive and an issue index presents effortless access.

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