The Encyclopedia of Caves and Karst Science contains 350 alphabetically arranged entries. The topics include cave and karst geoscience, cave archaeology and human use of caves, art in caves, hydrology and groundwater, cave and karst history, and conservation and management. The Encyclopedia is extensively illustrated with photographs, maps, diagrams, and tables, and has thematic content lists and a comprehensive index to facilitate searching and browsing.
The encyclopaedia features the work of over 100 contributors who are specialists in their respective areas. It describes new and existing methods and equipment in medical physics at a level accessible to graduate and postgraduate students as well as medical specialists. Most articles include references, further reading, images, graphs, and formulas.
This 3-volume thematic work provides critical assessment of the status and advancements in materials and fabrication of membranes, membrane based processes, and applications critical to industrial applications and research from fundamental and practical levels.
American Idioms for Poles - Amerykańskie idiomy dla Polaków
Added by: Anonymous | Karma: | Dictionaries and Encyclopedias | 22 September 2014
American Idioms for Poles - Ameryka&#324;skie idiomy dla Polak&oacute;w
More than 100 idiomatic words and phrases specific to American-style English are presented in this updated A-to-Z dictionary, complete with definitions and sample sentences. Especially useful for TOEFL test-takers and Polish students in America for whom English is a second language, this book explains and clarifies many of the similes and metaphors that newcomers to American English find mystifying. Idioms undergo constant change in every living language, some of them falling out of use, while new words and phrases become part of the standard vocabulary. This dictionary takes account of the latest idiomatic changes and provides a solid background to informal American English.
Sweet Treats around the World: An Encyclopedia of Food and Culture
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Few things represent a culture as well as food. Because sweets are universal foods, they are the perfect basis for a comparative study of the intersection of history, geography, social class, religion, politics, and other key aspects of life. With that in mind, this encyclopedia surveys nearly 100 countries, examining their characteristic sweet treats from an anthropological perspective. It offers historical context on what sweets are popular where and why and emphasizes the cross-cultural insights those sweets present.
Added by: zheka1995-1995 | Karma: 8027.50 | Dictionaries and Encyclopedias | 16 September 2014
Oxford Picture Dictionary English-Arabic
Content is organized within 12 thematic units, including Everyday Language, People, Housing, Food and Recreation. Each unit starts with an Intro page (new to this edition) and ends with a story page, with single or double page sub topics introducing new words in a realistic visual context and easy to learn "chunks."