A Popular Dictionary of Paganism (Popular Dictionaries of by Joanne Pearson

By Joanne Pearson

This dictionary offers a on hand selection of resource fabric for a subject matter which has lately turn into of substantial public and educational curiosity. It presents some degree of reference for key phrases and ideas that have formerly been to be had merely briefly glossaries, footnotes, or inside of a physique of textual content. It offers with suggestions shared by means of all Pagans, and in addition with these options specific to a specific Pagan tradition.

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African American Architects: A Biographical Dictionary, by Dreck Spurlock Wilson

By Dreck Spurlock Wilson

African-American architects were designing and development homes and public constructions considering the fact that 1865. even though a lot of those constructions live to tell the tale this day, the architects themselves are nearly unknown. This specified reference paintings brings their lives and paintings to gentle for the 1st time. Written by way of a hundred specialists starting from architectural historians to archivists, this publication includes a hundred and sixty biographical, A-Z entries on African-American architects from the period of Emancipation to the top of global warfare II. Articles supply biographical evidence approximately every one architect, and remark on his or her paintings. useful and available, this reference is complemented through over two hundred pictures and contains an appendix containing an inventory of constructions by means of geographic situation and by way of architect.

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Historical Dictionary of India (Historical Dictionaries of by Surjit Mansingh

By Surjit Mansingh

The Republic of India is the second one such a lot populous, the 7th biggest through geographical quarter, and has the fourth biggest financial system by way of paying for strength parity on the earth. whereas it has continuously been an enormous nation, it has frequently been overlooked. Of overdue, besides the fact that, there was a lot speak of the 'new' India, one with larger fiscal dynamism, a extra lively international coverage, and the emergence of an immense center category. With over 100 new cross-referenced dictionary entries-the majority of which pertain to the final decade-and updating others, the second one version of the ancient Dictionary of India illustrates the swiftly evolving state of affairs with out neglecting the country's historic previous. The chronology has been pointed out to this point, the advent multiplied, and the bibliography comprises a number of new titles.

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Dictionary of Classical Mythology by Jennifer R. March

By Jennifer R. March

Jenny March’s acclaimed Dictionary of Classical Mythology, first released in 1998 yet lengthy out of print, has been largely revised and improved together with a very new set of gorgeous line-drawing illustrations for this Oxbow variation. it's a complete A – Z consultant to Greek and Roman mythology. All significant myths, legends and fables are the following, together with gods and goddesses, heroes and villains, risky ladies, mythical creatures and monsters. Characters reminiscent of Achilles and Odysseus have wide entries, as do epic trips and heroic quests, like that of Jason and the Argonauts to win the Golden Fleece, all along a plethora of knowledge at the production of the cosmos, the various metamorphoses of gods and people, and the Trojan conflict, plus extra minor figures – nymphs, seers, kings, rivers, to call yet a few.

In this beautifully authoritative paintings the myths are brilliantly retold, besides any significant versions, and with large translations from old authors that provide existence to the narratives and a feeling of the colourful cultures that formed the improvement of classical fable. The 172 illustrations provide visible immediacy to the phrases, by means of displaying how historic artists perceived their gods and heroes. The impression of myths on historic paintings is additionally explored, as is and their impression within the postclassical arts, emphasising the continuing idea afforded through the traditional myths.

Also incorporated are maps of the traditional global, a listing of the traditional resources and their chronology, the extra vital genealogies, and an index of recurrent legendary motifs.

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Historical Dictionary of British Intelligence (Historical by Nigel West

By Nigel West

British Intelligence is the oldest, such a lot skilled association of its sort on the earth, the unseen hand at the back of such a lot of international occasions, and glamorized by way of James Bond. regardless of the swap in function, from a world strength controlling an Empire that lined a lot of the area, to a trifling accomplice within the North Atlantic Treaty association (NATO) and the eu Union, the country’s famed protection and intelligence equipment maintains mostly intact, and well-known as “punching above its weight.” Feared by way of the Soviets, sought after and relied on via the critical Intelligence employer (CIA), British Intelligence has supplied the hidden measurement to the behavior of family and international coverage, with the further mystique of Whitehall secrecy, a shroud that for years safe the identities of the shadowy figures who recruited the assets, broke the codes, and stuck the spies.

This moment version of Historical Dictionary of the British Intelligence covers the background via a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an intensive bibliography. The dictionary part has over 1,000 cross-referenced entries on particular operations, spies and their handlers, the moles and defectors, best leaders, and major firms. This ebook is a superb entry element for college students, researchers, and an individual eager to be aware of extra in regards to the British Intelligence.

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Theme-based dictionary British English-Swedish - 7000 words by Andrey Taranov

By Andrey Taranov

T&P BOOKS THEME-BASED DICTIONARIES are meant that will help you study, memorize, and evaluate international phrases. The dictionary includes over 7000 usual phrases. steered as extra aid fabric to any language direction. Meets the desires of newbies and complicated beginners of overseas languages. handy for day-by-day use, reviewing classes and self-testing actions. permits you to investigate your present vocabulary. This booklet is additionally utilized by foreigners to profit English.

THIS REVISED version (British English, 06.2016) includes 198 themes together with: easy ideas, Numbers, colours, Months, Seasons, devices of size, garments & add-ons, foodstuff & meals, eating place, relations, family, personality, emotions, feelings, ailments, urban, city, Sightseeing, buying, funds, residence, domestic, workplace, operating within the workplace, Import & Export, advertising, activity seek, activities, schooling, machine, web, instruments, Nature, nations, Nationalities and extra …

SPECIAL positive factors of T&P Books bilingual vocabularies: phrases are prepared in response to their which means, now not alphabetically. each one topic consists of small blocks of comparable lexical devices. The vocabulary deals a handy and straightforward transcription for every international word.

IF you could have any query, recommendation or suggestions, please touch us: admin@tpbooks.com.

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A Frequency Dictionary of Dutch: Core Vocabulary for by Carole Tiberius,Tanneke Schoonheim

By Carole Tiberius,Tanneke Schoonheim

A Frequency Dictionary of Dutch is a invaluable instrument for all rookies of Dutch, offering a listing of the 5,000 most often used phrases within the language. according to a 290 million notice corpus along with either written and spoken fabric from quite a lot of assets, this dictionary offers Dutch middle vocabulary in a close and obviously prepared demeanour: all of the 5,000 entries contains English equivalents and a pattern sentence exhibiting language in use.

Users can entry the pinnacle 5,000 phrases both throughout the major frequency listings or an alphabetical index. through the frequency listings there are thematically prepared lists that includes the pinnacle phrases from quite a few key issues corresponding to animals, nutrition and different parts of day-by-day and cultural lifestyles. phrases particular to Dutch in Belgium (Belgian Dutch) also are included.

An enticing and effective source, A Frequency Dictionary of Dutch will allow scholars of all degrees to get the main out in their study.

This publication used to be ready in organization with the Instituut voor Nederlandse Lexicologie (INL, Institute of Dutch Lexicology).

A CD model is offered to buy individually. Designed to be used by way of corpus and computational linguists, it presents the whole textual content in a structure that researchers can technique and switch into compatible lists for his or her personal learn purposes.

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Anglotopia's Dictionary of British English 2nd Edition: by Jonathan Thomas

By Jonathan Thomas

it's always stated that Britain and the USA are a typical tradition divided through language. This ebook is a consultant to all of the enjoyable linguistic changes among American and British English. The British not just have their very own distinct phrases yet in addition they use yes phrases a lot otherwise and this ebook seeks to assemble all these phrases and words in a single position for simple reference. This e-book is ideal to maintain to be had if you are gazing the newest episode of Downton Abbey or healthcare professional Who and also you pay attention a be aware that you just do not comprehend. it truly is our wish that this ebook will improve your adventure of British tradition and bring about extra figuring out among our nations. Over 2,000 phrases defined!

In this book:

•General observe and word Dictionary
•Cockney Slang Guide
•Scots English Guide
•Scouse English Guide
•Yorkshire English Guide
•West nation English Guide
•London Slang
•Australian English
•Amusing British position Names
•And More!!!

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Historical Dictionary of Japan to 1945 (Historical by Kenneth Henshall

By Kenneth Henshall

The Historical Dictionary of Japan to 1945 spans the whole interval from the earliest facts of human habitation in Japan via to the top of the Pacific warfare. It contains colossal themes similar to cultural and literary historical past, with entries starting from aesthetics to varied genres of writing. different branches of heritage additionally function, equivalent to financial heritage, business historical past, political historical past, etc. and naturally there are the makers of eastern heritage, starting from emperors and shoguns to politicians and extremists – in addition to overseas arrivals.

The early historical past of Japan is instructed via a close chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, an in depth bibliography, and over 800 cross-referenced dictionary entries on vital humans, corporations, actions, and occasions. The Historical Dictionary of Japan to 1945 will entice either lecturers and most of the people who've an curiosity in Japan, relatively those that wish trustworthy details quick and easily.

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