Antarctica: An Encyclopedia
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Antarctica: An Encyclopedia

When John Stewart began writing the second edition of his Antarctica: An Encyclopedia, he had no idea that he would spend four and a half years on the task. Two volumes containing 1771 pages, weighing eleven pounds, was the result. Among Stewart's sources are hundreds of interviews, diaries, archival material, government documents, and old newspapers, all of which were in several different languages. In countless instances Stewart's ...

A Dictionary of Intermediate Japanese Grammar
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A Dictionary of Intermediate Japanese Grammar

Dictionary of Intermediate Japanese Grammar arranged in dictionary format and accompanied by rich example sentences that will help students of this book be able to acquire the necessary knowledge to master intermediate Japanese After 3 or four readings through the Dictionary of Basic Japanese Grammar, i finally became ready to start this one. The book is called and organized as a dictionary, however I use it as a study textbook, and ...

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Jesus in History, Thought, and Culture: An Encyclopedia

The alphabetical arrangement of this set is easily browsed thanks to numerous see also references to parallel or derivative themes. Each of the 200 precisely written and signed articles range in length from two pages (Crossan, J. D.; Didache; Manichaeism; Masculinity; Paranormal) to forty pages (Art, on Jesus' depiction in art through the ages). A sampling of other articles includes Adoptianism; Baptism; Chinese Christianity; Gnostic...

Indian Treaties in the United States : An Encyclopedia and Documents Collection
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Indian Treaties in the United States

"There has been a need for a good single-volume reference on the topic that was also within the price-range of school libraries and smaller publics. Fixico has aptly and admirably filled that niche with Indian Treaties in the United States: An Encyclopedia and Documents Collection. . . . This volume is an essential purchase for school, public, and academic libraries." - ARBAonline

After the Czars and Commissars: Journalism in Authoritarian Post-Soviet Central Asia
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After the Czars and Commissars

From Czarism and Bolshevism to the current post-communist era, the media in Central Asia has been tightly constrained. Though the governments in the region assert that a free press is permitted to operate, research has shown this to be untrue. In all five former Soviet republics of Central Asia, the media has been controlled, suppressed, punished, and often outlawed. This enlightening collection of essays investigates the reasons why...

Modeling the '50s: The Glory Years of Rail
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Modeling the '50s: The Glory Years of Rail

Readers interested in modeling a realistic railroad of the 1950s will love this book based on a special 2005 issue of Model Railroader. This book provides historical information and photos covering locomotives, passenger equipment, freight cars, and trackside details. Featured layouts in a variety of scales show how to model Chicago’s Dearborn Station, move coal in the Appalachians, carry produce, and recreate Los Angeles of the 1950s.

Bus wiring for bus nuts : an electrifying process : with simple step-by-step instructions
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Bus wiring for bus nuts

This book is written for the novice Bus Nuts. It is designed to lead the builder through the techniques of planning, designing and fabricating the necessary components to create a professional electrical installation in a converted coach. In addition, this book replaces an earlier publication, Replacement Electrical Control Panel, which is incorporated in this book

A Commonsense Guide to Grammar and Usage, Sixth Edition
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A Commonsense Guide to Grammar and Usage, Sixth Edition

A Commonsense Guide to Grammar and Usage is just what its name suggests: a straightforward, student-friendly grammar guide. The text’s modular lessons break down complex grammatical concepts with plain-language explanations, handy tips, and visual examples that show — rather than just tell — students how to recognize, correct, and learn to avoid errors in grammar. With hundreds of exercises in the book and thousands more available on...

Plastic Soup: An Atlas of Ocean Pollution
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Plastic Soup: An Atlas of Ocean Pollution

"This atlas depicting the environmental crisis of plastic pollution focused on our oceans should be part of every school curriculum to arouse awareness of this global problem and to rouse this coming generation to explore and generate possible solutions, to resolve the current damage inflicted by technology, and to discover means to avoid further environmental contamination."