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Reference works

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Opinions Throughout History: Topic TBD

Opinions Throughout History: Topic TBD

Author: Micah Issit Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/10/2020

Reference Shelf: Pollution

Reference Shelf: Pollution

Author: HW Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/10/2020

Who's Who in International Affairs 2021

Who's Who in International Affairs 2021

Author: Europa Publications Format: Hardback Release Date: 22/10/2020

This twelfth edition of Who's Who in International Affairs provides, in one volume, biographical information on nearly 7,000 people prominent in the fields of international politics, diplomacy, law and economic affairs throughout the world. As well as politicians and diplomats, the book also includes academics, think tank analysts, and journalists, among others, who are active in, or relevant to, the world of foreign affairs. Who's Who in International Affairs is thus an invaluable guide to the lives and careers of the most important figures in international affairs today. Each entry is clearly laid out, with the international figure's personal details, education, career, publications and contact information conveniently divided into sections. In addition to the biographical information, an extensive index section is included, where entrants are listed once by nationality and for many by selected organizations for which they work. Also provided is the Directory of Diplomatic Missions appendix that lists by country all embassies and diplomatic missions to other countries around the world, including missions to the United Nations. Listings include contact information and names of ambassador or head of mission.

RHS Complete Gardener's Manual

RHS Complete Gardener's Manual

Author: DK Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/10/2020

A one-stop treasure trove from the RHS that covers every aspect of gardening, from planning and planting to growing and care. Choose plants that will thrive in your space. Design a border for year-round colour. Grasp different pruning techniques. Discover how to protect your veg patch from pests. Make the best compost. Delve into this concise, practical encyclopedia to find all the ideas and advice you need to create a spectacular, thriving garden.

The Times The Joy of Railways

The Times The Joy of Railways

Author: Julian Holland, Times Books Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/10/2020

Journey back to the 1950s and '60s with this nostalgic look at Britain's railways in their glory days. Packed with hundreds of photographs, trainspotting notebooks and ephemera. This is a vivid recollection of the whole atmosphere of the railways as the age of steam ended and diesels were introduced. * Take a journey through each of the major regions, guided by bestselling author and railway expert, Julian Holland * Revel in the imagery of the mighty steam engines as they ran their final schedules * Savour some of the magic that trainspotters experienced during that glorious era

Folklore in the United States and Canada

Folklore in the United States and Canada

Author: Patricia Sawin Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/10/2020

To ensure continuity and foster innovation within the discipline of folklore, we must know what came before. Folklore in the United States and Canada is an essential guide to the history and development of graduate folklore programs throughout the United States and Canada. As the first history of folklore studies since the mid-1980s, this book offers a long overdue look into the development of the earliest programs and the novel directions of more recent programs. The volume is encyclopedic in its coverage and is organized chronologically based on the approximate founding date of each program. Drawing extensively on archival sources, oral histories, and personal experience, the contributors explore the key individuals and central events in folklore programs at US and Canadian academic institutions and demonstrate how these programs have been shaped within broader cultural and historical contexts. Revealing the origins of graduate folklore programs, as well as their accomplishments, challenges, and connections, Folklore in the United States and Canada is an essential read for all folklorists and those who are studying to become folklorists.

Folklore in the United States and Canada

Folklore in the United States and Canada

Author: Patricia Sawin Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2020

To ensure continuity and foster innovation within the discipline of folklore, we must know what came before. Folklore in the United States and Canada is an essential guide to the history and development of graduate folklore programs throughout the United States and Canada. As the first history of folklore studies since the mid-1980s, this book offers a long overdue look into the development of the earliest programs and the novel directions of more recent programs. The volume is encyclopedic in its coverage and is organized chronologically based on the approximate founding date of each program. Drawing extensively on archival sources, oral histories, and personal experience, the contributors explore the key individuals and central events in folklore programs at US and Canadian academic institutions and demonstrate how these programs have been shaped within broader cultural and historical contexts. Revealing the origins of graduate folklore programs, as well as their accomplishments, challenges, and connections, Folklore in the United States and Canada is an essential read for all folklorists and those who are studying to become folklorists.

This is Who We Were: In the 2010s

This is Who We Were: In the 2010s

Author: Laura Mars Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/09/2020

The This is Who We Were series provides the reader with a deeper understanding of day to day life in America during a particular decade. This new series is sure to be of value as both a serious research tool for students of American history as well as an intriguing climb up America's family tree. The richly-illustrated text provides an interesting way to study a unique time in American history.

This is Who We Were: 14 Volume Set

This is Who We Were: 14 Volume Set

Author: Laura Mars Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/09/2020

The This is Who We Were series provides the reader with a deeper understanding of day to day life in America during a particular decade. This new series is sure to be of value as both a serious research tool for students of American history as well as an intriguing climb up America's family tree. The richly-illustrated text provides an interesting way to study a unique time in American history.

World Geography, Volume 6: Australia, Oceania & the Antarctic

World Geography, Volume 6: Australia, Oceania & the Antarctic

Author: Salem Press Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/09/2020

No longer does the study of geography mean just memorizing names and locations of places. Today, geography is the understanding the characteristics of places and the complex interconnections among them. This new edition of World Geography is arranged into six volumes by world region: North America and the Caribbean; South and Central America; Africa; Europe; Asia; Australia; Oceania, and the Antarctic.

World Geography, 6 Volume Set

World Geography, 6 Volume Set

Author: Salem Press Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/09/2020

No longer does the study of geography mean just memorizing names and locations of places. Today, geography is the understanding the characteristics of places and the complex interconnections among them. This new edition of World Geography is arranged into six volumes by world region: North America and the Caribbean; South and Central America; Africa; Europe; Asia; Australia; Oceania, and the Antarctic.

Effective Online Searching

Effective Online Searching

Author: Borgman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/09/2020

This book focuses on searching and hands-on experience, which makes the text suitable for those who wish to learn searching for their own use as well. It is intended for those who will act as search intermediaries, accepting questions from clients and performing the searches.