Dictionary of Pseudonyms: 13,000 assumed names and their origins
Substantially revised and enlarged, this new edition of the Dictionary of Pseudonyms includes more than 2,000 new entries, bringing the volume's total to approximately 13,000 assumed names, nicknames, stage names, and aliases. The introduction has been entirely rewritten, and many previous entries feature new accompanying details or quoted material. This volume also features a significantly greater number of cross-references than was included in previous editions. Arranged by pseudonym, the entries give the true name, vital dates, country of origin or settlement, and profession. Many entries also include the story behind the person's name change.
Mankind has gone to great lengths to explore space. It is a natural curiosity that has led us to build incredible machines and push the boundaries of what we thought was possible. In the All About Space Annual Volume 4, you'll find a collection of the best articles from the last year of All About Space magazine. From the incredible space experiments and record-breaking astronauts to multiverse theories and the hunt for wormholes, this is the perfect book for any space fan.
The ultimate Theodore Gray collection, Theodore Gray's Completely Mad Science collects every one of Gray's dramatic, visually spectacular, and enlightening scientific experiments into one complete volume.
Dictionary of Computer Acronyms and Abbreviations: Plus File Name Extensions (Words R Us Computer Dictionaries) (Volume 2) - 2016
This Companion Volume to our Dictionary of Computer and Internet Terms (Vol.2) – Dictionary of Computer Acronyms and Abbreviations, has 4,300 terms. It also includes a section on file name extensions with 38,000 entries showing the most commonly used extensions and their association with various software systems.
The contributions in this volume, a sequel to the volume published in 1986 (SiHoLS 34), treat many aspects of the history of the language sciences in Spain and in Iberoamerica, from the Renaissance and ‘Siglo de Oro’ to the 20th century. Most papers were published in the journal Historiographia Linguistica; they were complemented with a few invited papers.