Historical Dictionary of the Korean War (Historical by Paul M. Edwards

By Paul M. Edwards

The Korean warfare has frequently been considered as a forgotten conflict, even though that's definitely unfair. It used to be, if something, a slightly the most important conflict in the ambit of the chilly struggle, began through North Korea in 1950 and, even if the majority of the struggling with used to be over by means of 1954, peace hasn't ever been concluded and the 2 aspects nonetheless face off over the demilitarized region. at the different aspect of the sector is South Korea, which has considering that turn into a really filthy rich and democratic kingdom, whereas North Korea has completed fairly little. So, that conflict is unquestionably no longer forgotten by means of the Koreans. And, given the massive variety of deaths and casualties, it's nonetheless remembered through many within the usa and different allies, in addition to China and the Soviet Union.

This Historical Dictionary of the Korean War, now in its moment variation, does a lot to jolt our reminiscence and tell us in regards to the conflict. this is often performed first in a long chronology, monitoring the warfare but additionally the trail to warfare and what occurred after. The advent covers the conflict as an entire, attempting to make experience of it. The dictionary part offers the entire beneficial information on major individuals, areas and occasions, battles and different engagements, army devices and fabric, in addition to the political, monetary and social historical past. There also are maps and an inventory of acronyms. this is often particularly the correct resource for info, as well as which, it additionally has an intensive bibliography.

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Historical Dictionary of Rwanda (Historical Dictionaries of by Aimable Twagilimana

By Aimable Twagilimana

Blessed with traditional good looks and wealthy plants, Rwanda is frequently known as the “land of 1000 hills” (le can pay des mille collines), a connection with its many lush and eco-friendly rolling hills. furthermore, for lots of Rwandans, at the very least some time past, Rwanda, regardless of its small dimension, is colossal; in truth, it potential the universe. This idyllic view, even though, sharply contrasts with the unhappy heritage of ethnic strife that spread out because the Nineteen Fifties: the 1959 Hutu Revolution through years of anti-Tutsi pogroms, undemocratic regimes, the civil struggle of 1990-1994, and, extra considerably, the April-July 1994 genocide opposed to the Tutsi and the killing of Hutu who antagonistic the killings. The 1994 genocide opposed to the Tutsi continues to be the main defining unmarried occasion in modern Rwanda, and lots of humans on the planet this day comprehend of this valuable African kingdom from the prism of maximum mass violence that sullied the tip of the 20 th century amid overseas indifference and has on the grounds that haunted the world’s moral sense.

This moment variation of Historical Dictionary of Rwanda features a chronology, an advent, appendixes, and an intensive bibliography. The dictionary part has over three hundred cross-referenced entries on vital personalities, politics, financial system, international kinfolk, faith, and tradition. This booklet is a wonderful entry element for college kids, researchers, and somebody eager to be aware of extra approximately Rwanda.

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A Dictionary of Literary Symbols by Michael Ferber

By Michael Ferber

this can be the 1st dictionary of symbols to be according to literature, instead of 'universal' mental archetypes or myths. It explains and illustrates the literary symbols that all of us usually stumble upon (such as swan, rose, moon, gold), and offers hundreds and hundreds of cross-references and quotations. The dictionary concentrates on English literature, yet its entries diversity generally from the Bible and classical authors to the 20 th century, taking in American and eu literatures. For this re-creation, Michael Ferber has incorporated over twenty thoroughly new entries (including endure, holly, sunflower and tower), and has additional to the various present entries. Enlarged and enriched from the 1st version, its knowledgeable variety and wealthy references make this ebook an important software not just for literary and classical students, yet for all scholars of literature.

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Historical Dictionary of the Bedouins (Historical by Muhammad Suwaed

By Muhammad Suwaed

The time period ‘Bedouins’ used to be given to nomads who got here from or lived within the wasteland, and consisted of a sedentary inhabitants (from the badia – desert). in spite of the fact that, in time, it got here to outline their social financial essence as: those who raised grazing animals and have been pressured to behavior a nomadic lifestyles, to dwell in tents that may be dismantled, carried, and re-erected simply, and to maneuver with their livelihood and dwelling lodging, in accordance with the environmental stipulations — these which supplied water and grass. no longer all Bedouin tribes are of Arabic foundation, as all Muslim nomadic teams within the region followed the time period "Bedouins." There are Bedouin tribes of Turkmen, Kurdish Baluch, and Berberic foundation and there are "Arabized" African humans and hybrid humans, who're labeled as Bedouins.

The Historical Dictionary of the Bedouins contains a chronology, an creation, an in depth bibliography. The dictionary part has over three hundred cross-referenced entries on vital personalities, politics, financial system, international relatives, faith, and tradition. This booklet is a superb entry aspect for college kids, researchers, and somebody desirous to understand extra in regards to the Bedouins.

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Ontologies, Taxonomies and Thesauri in Systems Science and by Emilia Currás

By Emilia Currás

The originality of this booklet, which offers with this kind of new subject material, lies within the program of tools and ideas by no means used prior to – similar to ontologies and taxonomies, in addition to thesauri - to the ordering of information in response to basic info. Chapters within the booklet additionally research the examine of ontologies, taxonomies and thesauri from the point of view of systematics and basic structures thought. Ontologies, Taxonomies and Thesauri in structures technology and Systematics could be super invaluable to these working in the community of comparable fields, together with documentation and knowledge science.

  • Ontologies and Taxonomy
  • Knowledge class Systems
  • Thesauri

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Historical Dictionary of Afghanistan (Historical by Ludwig W. Adamec

By Ludwig W. Adamec

Afghanistan has lengthy been a coveted land of significant strategic value. Early in its heritage it served as a gateway to India, impinging at the historic Silk highway, which carried exchange from the Mediterranean to China. within the sixteenth century the Persian Safavid Empire within the west, the Turkic Uzbek kingdom to the north, and the Moghul Empire of India disputed keep watch over of the world, and shortly after the founding of the nation of Afghanistan in 1747, Russia and nice Britain left the rustic as a buffer among the 2 empires. throughout the moment 1/2 the twentieth century, it grew to become an area of clash within the chilly conflict among the U.S. and the Soviet Union and within the Nineteen Nineties, the institution of an intensive Islamist regime in Kabul threatened to make the rustic the bottom of an Islamist international revolution. such a lot lately, spurred on via the assaults of September eleventh, American intervention introduced an finish to the novel Taliban regime and resulted in the election of President Hamid Karzai in 2004 and his reelection in 2009.

The fourth version of the Historical Dictionary of Afghanistan comprises giant new fabric to mirror the swift alterations within the zone. this can be performed via a chronology, an introductory essay, an expansive bibliography, and over 1,000 cross-referenced dictionary entries on major folks, occasions, areas, enterprises, and different points of Afghanistan background from the earliest instances to the current. This publication is a superb entry aspect for college students, researchers, and somebody eager to recognize extra approximately Afghanistan.

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Crypto Currency Dictionary by M. J. KELLEY

By M. J. KELLEY

New to the Crypto currency exchange scene? Don’t understand what a tera hash or giga hash is? How approximately mining or what a Bitcoin is. How approximately an Altcoin? Don’t comprehend the place to begin yet are looking to get prior to the sport. i do know in case you begin whatever new it can be a rocky highway until eventually you are feeling cozy, in particular in a finical realm. This dictionary can assist you meet up with the lingo that's known in Crypto forex trading.

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Thematische woordenschat Nederlands-Italiaans - 9000 woorden by Andrey Taranov

By Andrey Taranov

T&P Books woordenlijsten zijn bedoeld om u te helpen vreemde woorden te leren, te onthouden, en te bestuderen. De woordenschat bevat meer dan 9000 veel gebruikte woorden die thematisch geordend zijn.

Dit woordenboek bevat 256 onderwerpen zoals: basisconcepten, getallen, kleuren, maanden, seizoenen, meeteenheden, kleding en accessoires, eten & voeding, eating place, familieleden, verwanten, karakter, gevoelens, emoties, ziekten, stad, dorp, bezienswaardigheden, winkelen, geld, huis, thuis, kantoor, werken op kantoor, import & export, advertising, werk zoeken, recreation, onderwijs, computing device, web, gereedschap, natuur, landen, nationaliteiten en meer ...

Bijzondere kenmerken van de woordenschat: de woorden zijn gerangschikt naar hun betekenis, niet volgens alfabet, de woorden worden weergegeven in drie kolommen om bestudering en zelftesten te vergemakkelijken, woorden in groepen worden verdeeld in kleine blokken om het leerproces te vergemakkelijken, de woordenschat biedt een handige en eenvoudige beschrijving van elk buitenlands woord

Deze T&P Books Woordenschat: Is aanbevolen als aanvulling bij iedere taalcursus; geschiktvoor de beginnende en gevorderde pupil; is handig voor dagelijks gebruik, bestudering en zelftesten.

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Dictionary of Banking by B. Nandhakumar

By B. Nandhakumar

Banking is without doubt one of the most vital sectors of industrial and finance that assists the realm of trade to maintain on working. The adjustments within the banking and finance during the last decade have led to a vastly improved vocabulary. greater than 3,500 keywords regarding banking, digital trade, finance, and cash administration, and criminal rules have outlined basically and concisely within the ebook. this word list offered in alphabetical order presents comprehensible factors of phrases and words regularly encountered in banking and finance. it is usually abbreviations and acronyms.

The ebook covers themes with regards to normal Banking, Retail Banking, company Banking, improvement Banking, govt enterprise, Treasury, exchange Finance, overseas Banking, foreign money, funds and Capital Markets, Debt Markets, Bonds, Securities, credits, chance administration, Monitory coverage, Mergers & Acquisitions, worldwide finance, Euro Markets, and Offshore Banking, and so on. The entries disguise either Indian and international practices.

The e-book might be of serious use to bankers, company and administration pros, IT execs, specialists, lawyers, and traders as a reference resource. it's going to additionally gain scholars pursuing classes in banking enterprise and finance.

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New Register of Caribbean English Usage by Richard Allsopp

By Richard Allsopp

the recent sign in of Caribbean English utilization is a pan-Caribbean ebook which seeks to supply a consultant pattern of the improvement of Caribbean English utilization when you consider that 1992, after the Dictionary of Caribbean English utilization used to be accomplished. the recent sign in, which was once meant to be a spouse paintings to the Dictionary of Caribbean English utilization on a smaller scale, contains approximately 700 goods, together with phrases with new senses or usages, acronyms, and abbreviations that experience emerged out of the ecological and cultural domain names of the CARICOM territories, from Guyana to Belize.
The persisted inventorying and chronicling of Caribbean tradition and historical past are very important in aiding us to acknowledge and comprehend our detailed Caribbean identification, and this is often a necessary reference publication for college students and educators within the sector and within the diaspora.

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