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Understanding the Universe

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 09, 2012)

Accurate, detailed visual information is all defined in lay language to make it readily accessible to the non-expert. Definitions to scientific terms are given either in the explanation itself, or in the comprehensive...


The Environment

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (September 05, 2012)

The Environment sheds light on the biosphere, the water cycle, erosion, ecosystems and climates. It also delves into environmental threats, including the depletion of the ozone layer, acid rain and deforestation....


Sports: The Complete Visual Reference

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (September 05, 2012)

You will find everything you need to know about the history, rules, techniques, tactics, records, and even facilities and equipment. In addition, profiles on athletic training and psychological preparation will...


Understanding The Earth

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 08, 2012)

For all curious readers, the Knowledge Guides open the door to a world of complex and captivating phenomena. Accurate, detailed visual information is all defined in lay language to make it readily accessible...


The Visual World Atlas

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (November 14, 2012)

An overview of the state of the world for understanding global issues Inside you will find: • more than 110 thematic maps, • more than 50 fact tables from world renown organizations, • more than 130 photographs,...


Understanding the Human Body

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 09, 2012)

With 6 trillion cells, 206 bones, and 600 muscles, the human body is an amazing living mechanism that is in intense and constant activity. For all curious readers, the Knowledge Guides open the door to a world...


The Visual Dictionary of the Human Body

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (September 05, 2012)

Attractive, entertaining, and educational: the Visual Dictionary of the Human Body is an indispensable family reference, and a great tool to acquire vocabulary and discover the complexity of the human body.


The Visual Encyclopedia of Our World

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 09, 2012)

Almost 40,000 tons of meteorites fall to Earth each year… A living fossil is discovered off the coast of South Africa… The swirling wind becomes a devastating tornado that destroys everything in its path…...


The Visual Food Encyclopedia

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 09, 2012)

“The Visual Food Encyclopedia will be a welcome addition to any food reference collection.” Booklist (USA) “By going through The Visual Food Encyclopedia, the first thing you learn is that you still have...


Understanding Weather and the Environment

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 09, 2012)

For all curious readers, the Knowledge Guides open the door to a world of complex and captivating phenomena. Accurate, detailed visual information is all defined in lay language to make it readily accessible...


The Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Substances

by Richard Rudgley St. Martin's Press (November 25, 2014)

For all those who might like to believe that drug use has been relegated to the suburban rec rooms and ghetto crack houses of the late twentieth century, The Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Substances offers shocking,...


The Ultimate Juices and Smoothies Encyclopedia

by Jill Hamilton Thunder Bay Press (May 19, 2014)

From veggie juicer recipes to fruit smoothies, The Ultimate Juices and Smoothies Encyclopedia has it all! With over 300 pages of recipes, this encyclopedia contains the perfect recipe for whatever mood you are...


Whitaker's Britain

by Bloomsbury Publishing Bloomsbury Publishing (September 26, 2013)

Whitaker's Britain draws on an extensive archive which dates back to 1868 when Joseph Whitaker first published Whitaker's Almanack. With its combination of facts, figures and commentary on subjects as diverse...


The Encyclopedia of Epic Films

by Constantine Santas, James M. Wilson, Maria Colavito & Djoymi Baker Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 21, 2014)

This resource contains reviews of every major production considered to be an epic film. Entries consider the characteristics of what makes an epic, including length, structure, spectacular special effects, and...


The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Weaponry: From Flint Axes to Automatic Weapons

by Chuck Wills Thunder Bay Press (September 01, 2013)

When did hunting weapons begin to be used against humans instead of animals? What is the difference between the Plains Indian War Club and the Fijian War Club? What weapon is common to peoples in every part...


A Modern Herbal, Vol. II

by Margaret Grieve Dover Publications (March 25, 2013)

Volume 2 of the fullest, most useful compilation of herbal material. Gigantic alphabetical encyclopedia, from aconite to zedoary, gives botanical information, medical properties, folklore, economic uses, more....


A Modern Herbal, Vol. I

by Margaret Grieve Dover Publications (March 12, 2013)

Volume 1 of the fullest, most exact, most useful compilation of herbal material. Gigantic alphabetical encyclopedia, from aconite to zedoary, gives botanical information, medical properties, folklore, economic...


Accessories of Dress: An Illustrated Encyclopedia

by Katherine Lester & Bess Viola Oerke Dover Publications (January 22, 2013)

Illustrations of hats, veils, wigs, cravats, shawls, shoes, gloves, and other accessories enhance an engaging commentary that reveals the humor and charm of the many-sided story of accessorized apparel. 644...


The Book of Jezebel: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Lady Things

by Kate Harding, Amanda Hess & Anna Holmes Grand Central Publishing (October 22, 2013)

From Jezebel.com, the popular website for women, comes a must-read encyclopedic guide to pop culture, feminism, fashion, sex, and much more.

Within months of Jezebel's May 2007 appearance on the new media scene,...


Super Smutty Sign Language

by Kristin Henson St. Martin's Press (October 08, 2013)

A book of truly obscene and offensive insults, sex terms, and pop culture phrases translated into American Sign Language-from the YouTube sensation with more than 2 million views and counting

Have you ever been...


The Uncyclopedia

by Gideon Haigh Hachette Books (September 15, 2004)

Make way for this defiantly idiosyncratic, hilariously illuminating compendium of curiosities you never knew you wanted to know! How do you flirt in Turkish? How do you dump someone in Japanese? What are the...


The Encyclopedia of Jewish Symbols

by Ellen Frankel & Betsy Patkin Teutsch Jason Aronson, Inc. (November 01, 1995)

The Encyclopedia of Jewish Symbols contains more than 250 definitions and descriptions for ceremonial objects and images, personalities, places, concepts, motifs, and events-all representing central Jewish ideas...


American Wine: A Comprehensive Guide

by Anthony Dias Blue HarperCollins e-books (September 28, 2010)

The incomparable Anthony Dias Blue—the world's leading expert on American wine—has revised and updated his definitive reference on America's wine-producing regions and wines. Both entertaining and informative...


Don't Know Much About Anything Else

by Kenneth C. Davis HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

For years, Kenneth C. Davis has enlightened and enthralled us, opening our minds and tickling our fancies with his wonderfully irreverent, fun, and factual Don't Know Much About® books. He has carried readers...


Don't Know Much About Anything

by Kenneth C. Davis HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

In his wildly entertaining, winningly irreverent, New York Times bestselling Don't Know Much About® series, author Kenneth C. Davis has amused and edified us with fascinating facts about history, mythology,...


mental floss presents Instant Knowledge

by Editors of Mental Floss William Morrow Paperbacks (October 13, 2009)

Mental_floss is proud to present a full-bodied jolt of inspiration for thirsty minds on the go. Blended with titillating facts, startling revelations, and head-scratching theories collected from around the world,...


Why Girls Can't Throw

by Mitchell Symons HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Warning: the truth can be shocking, seductive, offensive, outrageous...even disgusting!

Are you perplexed by the mysteries of the universe, confounded by the workings of the human body, prone to pondering the...


Encyclopedia Paranoiaca

by Henry Beard & Christopher Cerf Simon & Schuster (November 20, 2012)

IGNORE THIS BOOK AT YOUR PERIL!

Did you know that carrots cause blindness and bananas are radioactive? That too many candlelight dinners can cause cancer? And not only is bottled water a veritable petri dish...


The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Weaponry

by Chuck Wills Thunder Bay Press (August 01, 2013)

A complete look at weapons--from the Stone Age to the Bronze Age, from spears to swords.

When did hunting weapons begin to be used against humans instead of animals? What is the difference between the Plains...


Encyclopedia of Christianity in the Global South

by Mark A. Lamport, Katalina Tahaafe-Williams, Philip Jenkins & Fenggang Yang et al. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 31, 2018)

Christianity has transformed many times in its 2,000-year history, from its roots in the Middle East to its presence around the world today. From the mid-twentieth century onward the presence of Christianity...


The Encyclopedia of American Animated Television Shows

by David Perlmutter Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 04, 2018)

Once consigned almost exclusively to Saturday morning fare for young viewers, television animation has evolved over the last several decades as a programming form to be reckoned with. While many animated shows...


The Columbia Guide to South African Literature in English Since 1945

by Gareth Cornwell, Dirk Klopper & Craig Mackenzie Columbia University Press (April 13, 2010)

From the outset, South Africa's history has been marked by division and conflict along racial and ethnic lines. From 1948 until 1994, this division was formalized in the National Party's policy of apartheid....


Lighthouse Encyclopedia

by Ray Jones Globe Pequot Press (August 20, 2013)

A wealth of facts and history fill this beautifully designed armchair and reference book. This single volume, packed with full-color and vintage photos, contains everything a lighthouse lover or maritime historian...


The Unofficial Christmas Truce of 1914 - History of the World | Children's Military Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (June 15, 2017)

The spirit of Christmas was strong between the soldiers fighting in 1914. They voluntarily stopped fighting to celebrate Christmas. They shared a good laugh and a cigarette or two, too! How we wish that agreement...


How WWI Changed Modern Warfare - History War Books | Children's Military Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (June 15, 2017)

Did you know that apart from lessons on ethics and morals, the World War 1 also gives valuable contributions to the progress of military science? Open this book to learn How WWI Changed Modern Warfare. Take...


World War I, President Wilson and His Fourteen Points - History 5th Grade | Children's Military Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (June 15, 2017)

This is a huge history book for fifth graders because of the topics discussed here. What is was the relationship between President Wilson, his fourteen points and World War I? Learning about some of the most...


Encyclopedia of Martin Luther and the Reformation

by Mark A. Lamport, Martin E. Marty & Bruce Gordon Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 10, 2017)

The Encyclopedia of Martin Luther and the Reformation is a comprehensive global study of the life and work of Martin Luther and the movements that followed him—in history and through today. Organized by a...


Encyclopedia of Political Assassinations

by Nigel West Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 07, 2017)

The Encyclopedia of Political Assassinations contains a chronology, an introduction, and appendixes. The encyclopedia section has more than 700 cross-referenced entries on assassinations, intelligence agencies,...


The Vampire Book: The Encyclopedia of the Undead

by J Gordon Melton Visible Ink Press (September 01, 2010)

Revised, updated, and enlarged, this vast reference is an alphabetic tour of the psychosexual, macabre world of the blood-sucking undead. Digging deep into the lore, myths, and reported realities of vampires...


The Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Plants: Ethnopharmacology and Its Applications

by Christian Rätsch & Albert Hofmann Inner Traditions/Bear & Company (April 25, 2005)

The most comprehensive guide to the botany, history, distribution, and cultivation of all known psychoactive plants

• Examines 414 psychoactive plants and related substances

• Explores how using psychoactive...


Treasury of Law

by Richard W. Nice Philosophical Library (January 01, 1964)

In this volume, the editor has assembled as many as possible of the meaningful and significant documents that contributed to man’s determination to govern his conduct in inter-personal and international affairs....


Barkham Burroughs' Encyclopaedia of Astounding Facts and Useful Information

by Barkham Burroughs SC Active Business Development SRL (March 28, 2017)

Universal Assistant and Treasure House of Information to be Consulted on Every Question That Arises in Everyday Life by Young and Old Alike!

Including: 521 Recipes * 236 Remedies * 150 Themes for Debate * How...


Encyclopaedia Britannica

by Various Authors SC Active Business Development SRL (March 28, 2017)

Encyclopaedia Britannica is a well-known general encyclopedia that has been published since the 18th century. There were 15 print editions; the current edition is electronic.

Encyclopaedia Britannica was developed...


Environmental Health and Science Desk Reference

by Frank R. Spellman & Revonna M. Bieber Government Institutes (February 02, 2012)

In Environmental Health and Science Desk Reference, authors Frank R. Spellman and Revonna M. Bieber define and explain the terms and concepts used by environmental professionals, environmental science professionals,...


The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture

by Charles Reagan Wilson The University of North Carolina Press (February 01, 2014)

Providing a chronological and interpretive spine to the twenty-four volumes of The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture, this volume broadly surveys history in the American South from the Paleoindian period...


The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture

by James G. Thomas Jr. & Charles Reagan Wilson The University of North Carolina Press (November 26, 2012)

Science and medicine have been critical to southern history and the formation of southern culture. For three centuries, scientists in the South have documented the lush natural world around them and set a lasting...


The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture

by Martin V. Melosi The University of North Carolina Press (February 01, 2014)

From semitropical coastal areas to high mountain terrain, from swampy lowlands to modern cities, the environment holds a fundamental importance in shaping the character of the American South. This volume of...


The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture

by Carol Crown, Cheryl Rivers & Charles Reagan Wilson The University of North Carolina Press (June 03, 2013)

Folk art is one of the American South's most significant areas of creative achievement, and this comprehensive yet accessible reference details that achievement from the sixteenth century through the present....


The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture

by Thomas Cleveland Holt, Laurie B. Green & Charles Reagan Wilson The University of North Carolina Press (June 03, 2013)

There is no denying that race is a critical issue in understanding the South. However, this concluding volume of The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture challenges previous understandings, revealing the region's...


The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture

by Glenn Hinson & William Ferris The University of North Carolina Press (January 01, 2010)

Southern folklife is the heart of southern culture. Looking at traditional practices still carried on today as well as at aspects of folklife that are dynamic and emergent, contributors to this volume of The...