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For much of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, Britain was the dominant world power, its strength based in large part on its command of an Empire that, in the years immediately after World War I, encompassed almost one-quarter of the earth s land surface and one-fifth of its population. Writers boasted that the sun never set on British possessions, which provided raw materials that, processed in British factories, could be re-exported as manufactured products to expanding colonial markets.
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Human Body: A Visual Encyclopedia
Next in the bestselling tradition of Animals: A Visual Encyclopedia and the first substantial human body encyclopedia aimed at young children, Human Body: A Visual Encyclopedia entertains and excites, while putting key biological information at young readers' fingertips. Employing a dynamic visual approach, this children's encyclopedia explains how the body works through pictures, making the subject matter accessible and intuitive to readers of all ages. The accompanying text is simple, lively, and packed with amazing facts and surprising stories that appeal to curious minds. Specially-commissioned 3-D imagery of the body systems and organs will delight every budding scientist and doctor!
Added by: Anonymous | Karma: | Medicine, Dictionaries and Encyclopedias | 21 May 2015
The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, 5th Edition
The fact that some alternative health treatments are now covered by health insurance is proof that they have entered the mainstream. The second edition of this set is "a one-stop source for alternative medical information" containing more than 800 articles covering 150 therapies, 275 diseases and conditions, and 300 herbs and other remedies. Alternative health practitioners, educators, pharmacists, and medical writers wrote the alphabetical, signed articles. All entries have resource lists of books, articles, and organizations, and many are illustrated with black-and-white photographs.
This is a fully bilingual dictionary of English and Spanish for intermediate to advanced learners. It has good coverage of British English, American English, Latin American Spanish and Iberian Spanish. It is especially suitable for learners of English and includes over 80,000 words, phrases and examples and over 115,000 translations. The book has hundreds of new words from areas such as the Internet, entertainment and technology as well as plenty of extra information to help learners.
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Italian-English Bilingual Visual Dictionary
Newly revised and updated, the Italian-English Bilingual Visual Dictionary is a quick and intuitive way to learn and recall everyday words in Italian. The Italian-English Bilingual Visual Dictionary introduces a range of useful current vocabulary in thematic order, using full-color photographs and artworks to display and label all the elements of everyday life — from the home and office to sport, music, nature, and the countries of the world — with panel features on key nouns, verbs, and useful phrases.
Added by: zheka1995-1995 | Karma: 8833.00 | Dictionaries and Encyclopedias | 18 May 2015
Современный русско-английский словарь
Словарь содержит около 130 тыс. слов и словосочетаний современного русского литературного языка. Большое внимание уделено разработке значений слов, показу их употребления и подбору английских переводов, соответствующих норм современного английского литературного языка.