The Kurds : An Encyclopedia of Life, Culture, and Society
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The Kurds : An Encyclopedia of Life, Culture, and Society

"This book is a wellspring of facts and tidbits of a diverse people who practice different varieties of Islamic beliefs and nonbeliefs, bounded by common history, defined by land and group survival. Helpful to the nonspecialist are discussions of relevant belief claims and behavior patterns, and the effect of sacred tradition on the life of the people. Highly recommended." - ARBA

Gustav Davidson, "Le dictionnaire des anges"
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Le dictionnaire des anges

Conservateur à la Bibliothèque du Congrès de Washington, Gustav Davidson a passé sa vie à rechercher les Anges dans toutes les bibliothèques du monde, nationales ou privées, y compris celles des châteaux et des couvents les plus isolés. Papyrus, codex, textes saints, grimoires, formules magiques, écrits apocryphes, rites cabalistiques, incantations, etc., il n'a négligé strictement aucun domaine. Au bout de 15 années de travail achar...

Lamjung Yolmo - Nepali - English Dictionary
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Lamjung Yolmo - Nepali - English Dictionary

Lamjung Yolmo is a Tibeto-Burman language spoken in Nepal. It is closely related to Helambu Sherpa and Kyirong. This small dictionary is part of an ongoing project to document the language of Lamjung Yolmo.All author proceeds from the sale of this dictionary go towards providing literacy materials to Lamjung Yolmo speakers.

Propaganda and Mass Persuasion: A Historical Encyclopedia, 1500 to the Present
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Propaganda and Mass Persuasion

Good solid research tool for students wanting info on propaganda. Not as many pictures as we had hoped, but very useful for our WWII and Vietnam War units. Students are always interested in how we are influenced, whether it be by advertising, the media, the government or others with an agenda.

Italian vocabulary for English speakers - 5000 words
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Italian vocabulary for English speakers - 5000 words

This Italian vocabulary of 5000 words will help you understand simple texts. It will make you more confident in conversation. Combined with a grammar course, it will help you compose many phrases correctly. When watching Italian films, you will hear more and more familiar words. You will attain the “I can speak Italian” level. The vocabulary has 155 topics including: Basic Concepts, Numbers, Colors, Months, Seasons, Units of Measurem...

Tuttle Pocket Korean Dictionary: Korean-English, English-Korean
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Tuttle Pocket Korean Dictionary: Korean-English, English-Korean

It's never a good idea to be overly–relient on technology while traveling! Look up words quickly and easily with this great Korean dictionary. Intended for use by tourists, students, and business people traveling to Korea Tuttle Pocket Korean Dictionary is an essential tool for communicating in Korean. It features all the essential Korean vocabulary appropriate for beginning to intermediate students. It's handy pocket format and user...

The Cambridge Dictionary of Statistics Ed 3
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The Cambridge Dictionary of Statistics Ed 3

If you use statistics and need easy access to simple, reliable definitions and explanations of modern statistical concepts, then look no further than this dictionary. Over 3600 terms are defined, covering medical, survey, theoretical, and applied statistics, including computational aspects. Entries are provided for standard and specialized statistical software. In addition, short biographies of over 100 important statisticians are gi...

Encyclopedia of Diversity and Social Justice
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Encyclopedia of Diversity and Social Justice

The Encyclopedia of Diversity and Social Justice is an exceptionally comprehensive reference work. The breadth and depth of entries included in the Encyclopedia makes it a particularly valuable resource for higher education libraries, multicultural affairs offices, and resource rooms in academic departments in which faculty and students pursue teaching and research related to issues of equity, diversity, and social justice. Entries r...

Show Business Homicides: An Encyclopedia, 1908-2009
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Show Business Homicides: An Encyclopedia, 1908-2009

A companion volume to the author’s Suicide in the Entertainment Industry: An Encyclopedia of 840 Twentieth Century Cases (2002), this reference work chronicles 298 cases of what can be broadly defined as “celebrity” homicides from the early twentieth century onward. Cases are drawn from the realms of film, theatre, music, dance and other entertainment fields. In each instance, the person was either the actual or suspected perpetrator...