American Archaeology Uncovers the Vikings
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American Archaeology Uncovers the Vikings

Introduces historical archaeology, discusses important archeological finds from Viking settlements in North America, and explains how archaeologists dig in the ground and examine artifacts in order to understand the past.

Hammer Complete: The Films, the Personnel, the Company
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Hammer Complete: The Films, the Personnel, the Company

"This superb encyclopedia is likely the definitive work on Britain's most celebrated genre film producer...this book covers the entirety of the studio's filmography, not neglecting its forays into crime films and comedies. Although Maxford is obviously a big fan, he doesn't pull any punches about Hammer's missteps and Hammer Complete functions as a guide to film quality as well as a purely factual work...tons of illustrations, includ...

Homofiles: Theory, Sexuality, and Graduate Studies
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Homofiles: Theory, Sexuality, and Graduate Studies

Homofiles: Theory, Sexuality, and Graduate Studies, edited by Jes Battis, collects the work of gay, lesbian, and transgender graduate students who are pursuing studies across the humanities. The contributors' essays address the various relationshipsbetween sexuality and scholarship within their respective programs, and present arguments on topics ranging from queer literature to police brutality. This is the first anthology to specif...

Mortgage Encyclopedia: An Authoritative Guide to Mortgage Programs, Practices, Prices and Pitfalls
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Mortgage Encyclopedia: An Authoritative Guide to Mortgage Programs, Practices, Prices and Pitfalls

Jack Guttentag's Mortgage Encyclopedia includes more raw information helpful to understanding the language, terms, and structure of a commercial or home mortgage than any other book on the market. The book is organized just the way it says - as an encyclopedia, in alphabetical order by topic. There is a useful index/table of contents up front which make it possible to quickly check to see if your topic of interest or one related to i...

Encyclopedia of Artificial Intelligence
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Encyclopedia of Artificial Intelligence

Numerous real-life problems so complex as to be virtually insoluble by means of traditional computer science techniques can now be approached effectively with artificial intelligence techniques. Recently, artificial intelligence technologies have evolved at a rapid pace, raising significant challenges to the effort to stay current. PThe Encyclopedia of Artificial Intelligence is a comprehensive and in-depth reference to the most rece...

The encyclopedia of North American wild flowers
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The encyclopedia of North American wild flowers

Beautifully illustrated with an extensive collection of superb photographs, this is a comprehensive guide to the most common and best-loved wild flowers found across North America. Easy to use, fun to read and very informative, this work is the perfect reference to North America's diversity of wild plants