Learning to Climb Indoors, 2nd (How To Climb Series)
The essential handbook for every beginner, Learning to Climb Indoors is the most complete book available on indoor climbing. Veteran climber, performance coach, and renowned author Eric J. Hörst gives you all the information you need to get started and have fun. From what to expect on your first visit to a climbing gym to in-depth instruction on climbing techniques, tactics, strategy, and taking your indoor skills outdoors, this guide will take you through your first few days—and years—as a climber. This revised and fully updated edition includes a new section on youth climbing as well as more information on taking your indoor-climbing skills outside onto real rock.
Information Structure and Syntactic Change in Germanic and Romance Languages
The contributions of this volume offer new perspectives on the relation between syntax and information structure in the history of Germanic and Romance languages, focusing on English, German, Norwegian, French, Spanish and Portuguese, and both from a synchronic and a diachronic perspective.
The Engineering Handbook CRCnetBASE contains everything the practicing engineer needs, including definitions of engineering terms, solutions to common problems, rules-of-thumb, tables and equations, and more. All information in the published handbook is easy to find on the user-friendly CD-ROM.
The Grammar of Knowledge offers both a linguistic and anthropological perspective on the expression of information sources, as well as inferences, assumptions, probability and possibility, and gradations of doubt and beliefs in a range of languages. The book investigates twelve different languages, from families including Tibeto-Burman, Nakh-Dagestani, and Austronesian, all of which share the property of requiring the source of information to be specified in every sentence. In these languages, it may not be possible to say merely that 'the man went fishing'.
What are the goals of monetary policy and how are they transmitted? Top scholars summarize recent evidence on the roles of money in the economy, the effects of information, and the growing importance of nonbank financial institutions.
The Communication Yearbook 13 includes chapters on the following topics: Interaction goals in negotiation, an analysis of ethnographic narrative, the role of the news media in international relations, Japan as an information exporter, group decision making, new models for mass communication research.
This book provides reliable, unbiased and evaluated information on drugs and medicines used throughout the world. Each new drug licensed for use has its own potential benefits and adverse effects, and its own profile for dosage, administration and indications. Furthermore, manufacturers make regular changes to existing drug names and formulations, which can affect their interactions and safe usage. Health professionals require the correct answers and need to have confidence in the drugs information they use – but with medicines evolving at this rate, how can they be sure their knowledge is up to date? “Martindale” contains up to date information about more than 5,800 substances.