By Francois Caradec, Jean-Bernard Pouy, Larousse
Plus de eleven 000 mots et expressions du français oral, familier, populaire ou argotique. a hundred encadrés thématiques, à l. a. fois drôles et étonnants. En fin d'ouvrage, une petite anthologie de poèmes et de chansons, de François Villon à Renaud.
By Ariew, Roger; Des Chene, Dennis; Descartes, René; Jesseph, Douglas Michael; Schmaltz, Tad M.; Verbeek, Theo
Descartes may be so much heavily linked to the name, “the Father of contemporary Philosophy.” Generations of scholars were brought to the examine of philosophy via a attention of his Meditations on First Philosophy. His contributions to common technological know-how is proven by way of the truth that his physics, as promulgated by way of the Cartesians, performed a principal function within the debates after his demise over Isaac Newton’s thought of gravitation. Descartes additionally made significant contributions to the sector of analytic geometry; we nonetheless communicate this day of “Cartesian coordinates” and the “Cartesian product.”
This moment variation of Historical Dictionary of Descartes and Cartesian Philosophy covers the background via a chronology, an introductory essay, and an intensive bibliography. The dictionary part has over three hundred cross-referenced entries on quite a few techniques in Descartes’ philosophy, technological know-how, and arithmetic, in addition to biographical entries in regards to the highbrow atmosphere for Descartes’ philosophy and its reception, either with Cartesians and anti-Cartesians. This booklet is a wonderful entry element for college students, researchers, and an individual eager to be aware of extra approximately Descartes.
By Bethel Ann Powers RN PhD, Thomas R. Knapp EdD
An crucial reference, really for college students who stumble upon nursing idea and learn classes of their academic programs....In her foreword...Afaf Meleis states that it's the solution to a graduate student's prayers. i might definitely agree, and that i could upload that skilled researchers and theoreticians can use it as a convenient reference for daily scholarly activities."-- Nursing schooling views
Updated terminology and the addition of many new phrases with examples and references that replicate present nursing perform make this 3rd version of the Dictionary of Nursing idea and examine a worthwhile accompaniment to the nursing student's or practitioner nurse's bookshelf. With the inclusion of study, concept, statistical, and epidemiologic definitions, in addition to cross-reference notes on the finish of every access, this compilation is without doubt one of the such a lot complete and updated nursing dictionaries available.
By William Shakespeare, Jane Armstrong
THE ARDEN DICTIONARY OF SHAKESPEARE QUOTATIONS. Compiled via Jane Armstrong. 396 pp. London : Thomson studying, 2000 (1999).
The current compilation comprises 3000 quotations, either recognized and lesser-known, from Shakespeare's performs and poems. The quotations differ in size from brief sentences akin to "For he was once nice of heart," via to longer passages resembling Hamlet's soliloquy, "To be or to not be," which could run to nearly a web page or extra. so much quotations, despite the fact that, are particularly brief, and plenty of consist in simple terms of "a strikingly expressed idea or resonant word" similar to "Do you scent a fault?"
Speaker, addressee, and act/scene/line references are keyed to the Arden Shakespeare sequence, and a few are by means of short annotations which support make clear the context. The booklet is rounded out with a 4-page lifetime of Shakespeare; a 12-page thesaurus; an in depth 45-page key-phrase Index; and an Index of References to Plays.
In her Preface, Editor Jane Armstrong writes that, as in "the 'commonplace books' within which Shakespeare's contemporaries recorded memorable extracts from their reading," her ebook has been prepared by way of subject - e.g., ABSENCE, wishes, GUILT, HASTE, LOVE - due to the fact that she feels that this "often basically unearths the focus around a subject matter in a specific play; and ... occasionally exhibits rules ordinary via Shakespeare's paintings, both in comparable shape or in a development from the extra straightforwardly expressed to the more and more complicated and embedded" (pp. xi-xii).
The e-book, in different phrases, has been designed to serve a twofold objective - essentially as a common e-book or compilation of topics, and basically secondarily as a dictionary - and since it comprises merely 3000 quotations readers are sometimes not likely to discover what they are trying to find.
I used to be shocked, for instance, to find key line from 'Titus Andronicus' - "When will this frightened shut eye have an end?" - has no longer been integrated. in truth, shut eye does not even seem as an issue, because the unmarried line containing it's been subsumed below SLEEP. i used to be additionally, until eventually I rigorously learn Armstrong's Preface, surpised to discover that, even if there are twenty "heart" quotations, center itself doesn't seem as a subject.
To find the road "For he was once nice of heart," which has been integrated below the subject the Aristocracy, you'll have to seek the key-phrase Index. In different phrases, while you're looking for a specific line you might want to FIRST cost THE key-phrase INDEX, because the publication has no longer been prepared as a dictionary of phrases yet as a general booklet of issues or subject matters, and a extra exact (and much less deceptive) name for it'll were 'The Arden common ebook of Shakespeare Quotations' or 'The Arden Dictionary of Shakespeare's Themes.'
A really entire 'dictionary' that might completely fulfill all readers and within which we'd all locate all of our favourite passages and features may possibly in fact merely take the shape of a rearrangement of Shakespeare's entire works, whatever sincerely impracticable in a handy-sized publication of simply 396 pages.
Within its limits, and given its goals, i have came across that during use the Arden compilation is an engaging e-book that does a reasonably sturdy task quite often. lots of my favourite traces are there, even though others are not, yet in repayment i have been guided to attention-grabbing new strains and feature loved exploring yes issues. the most frustration i have encountered is that many passages appear too truncated, and that i might have cherished to have visible extra of the poetic context. yet this in fact might have intended a miles higher book.
The publication is certain in an ornamental smooth wrapper, stitched, well-printed on stable skinny paper, and is kind of a good-looking creation. As a small eightvo in dimension (8 by means of five inches) it isn't too titanic, has a pleasant feel and appear to it, and is simple to refer to and skim. even though it isn't really excellent (what is?), i might say it is a priceless (though sometimes challenging) reference that would additionally supply attention-grabbing looking fabric for the Shakespeare fanatic.
In sum, it is a ebook with many appealing positive factors, yet do not count on to discover every little thing you search for in it : just a entire Shakespeare or even anything just like the Schmidt Lexicon may provide that. And to prevent the opportunity of confusion, you should definitely learn Jane Armstrong's Preface, within which she makes it completely transparent that this e-book is _not_ essentially a dictionary of phrases. it truly is meant to be whatever extra fascinating!
By Margaret E. Beare
Transnational crimes contain border crossings as an essential component of the illegal activity. in addition they contain crimes that ensue in a single state with outcomes that considerably have an effect on different nations. Examples contain human trafficking, smuggling (arms, medicines, currency), intercourse slavery, non-domestic terrorism, and monetary crimes. Transnational equipped crime refers in particular to transnational crime performed by way of prepared crime syndicates. even if numerous encyclopedias conceal elements of transnational crime, it's this encyclopedia's emphasis on transnational justice, in addition, that differentiates it from the pack. not just can we outline, describe, and chart the crimes and criminality, we will also comprise major insurance of policing these crimes and prosecuting them inside household and foreign courtroom structures. obtainable and jargon-free and to be had in either print and digital codecs, the one-volume Encyclopedia of Transnational Crime and Justice will include such entries as fingers smuggling, paintings fraud, charity fraud, hacking and desktop viruses, copyright infringement, counterfeiting, drug smuggling, extradition, human trafficking, intelligence organizations, foreign banking legislation, net scams, Interpol, funds laundering, toxins and waste disposal, expense solving, prosecution, sanctions, intercourse slavery, tax evasion, terrorism, conflict crimes, the realm courtroom, and more.
Features & Benefits:
- 150 signed entries (each with pass References and additional Readings) are prepared in A-to-Z style to offer scholars easy accessibility to the whole diversity of issues in transnational crime and justice.
- A thematic Reader's consultant within the entrance topic teams entries by means of huge topical or thematic components to make it effortless for clients to discover similar entries at a glance.
- In the digital model, the Reader's advisor combines with an in depth Index and the move References to supply clients with handy search-and-browse capacities.
- A Chronology within the again subject is helping scholars placed person occasions into broader ancient context.
- A thesaurus offers scholars with concise definitions of keyword phrases within the field.
- A source consultant to vintage books, journals, and websites (along with the extra Readings accompanying every one access) is helping advisor scholars to additional assets of their study journeys.
- An Appendix comprises the Congressional study provider document on foreign Terrorism and Transnational Crime.
By Chris Emlyn-Jones
Plato's Socrates, in felony and being recommended to escape execution, increases in acute shape, and for the 1st time in eu idea, a valuable query: is it correct to disobey the kingdom? Socrates' debatable resolution in "Crito" has generated a lot modern literature, yet no English observation of the Greek textual content for seventy-five years. This re-creation goals to supply an updated literary and philosophical research compatible for quite a lot of readers, together with people with post-beginners Greek. It represents an excellent creation, not just to the social and philosophical international of Classical Greece, but in addition to the character of 1 of its maximum thinkers.
By P D Eastman
The Cat within the Hat newbie e-book Dictionary/Словарь англиского языка в картинках ГУМАНИТАРНЫЕ НАУКИ,НАУКА и УЧЕБА, ДОМ и СЕМЬЯ Автор: П.Д. ИстменСтраниц: 137Язык: английскийРазмер: 7.8 Мб [DJVU]Это абсурдная книга, написанная совершенно серьёзно, поскольку её цель - помочь детям узнать, запомнить и получать удовольствие от употребления 1350 слов. Автор текста и иллюстраций П.Д. Истмен, котрому, как утверждают, помогал Кот (Д-р Зюсс). Созданная несколько десятилетий назад, эта книга давно и заслуженно считается классикой учебной литературы для детей. Комбинациям слов поставлены в соответствие замечательные, максимально информативные иллюстрации, благодаря чему даже не умеющие читать дети поймут всё. На страницах этого необычного издания поселилась компания эксцентричных (чтобы не сказать дурацких) персонажей , в результате чего появился первый в мире словарь, который не только полезно, но и весело читать. Скачать:.com fifty one 1 2 three four five
By Nicolo Machiavelli
There are numerous versions of The Prince. This academic version was once created for self-improvement or in education for complex examinations. the ground of every web page is annotated with a mini-thesaurus of unusual phrases highlighted within the textual content, together with synonyms and antonyms. Designed for college districts, educators, and scholars trying to maximize functionality on standardized assessments, Webster’s paperbacks benefit from the truth that classics are usually assigned readings. A operating glossary on the backside of every web page turns out to be useful to scholars who're actively construction their vocabularies in anticipation of taking PSAT®, SAT®, AP® (Advanced Placement®), GRE®, LSAT®, GMAT® or comparable examinations. This version exposes the reader to a greatest variety of “difficult, and infrequently encountered” phrases in examinations. instead of provide a unmarried synonym, many are supplied for a number of meanings, permitting readers to higher grab the paradox of the English language, and stay away from utilizing the notes as a natural crutch. Having the reader decipher a word’s that means inside context serves to enhance vocabulary retention and realizing. every one web page covers phrases no longer already highlighted on earlier pages. PSAT® is a registered trademark of the varsity front exam Board and the nationwide advantage Scholarship company neither of which sponsors or endorses this e-book; SAT® is a registered trademark of the varsity Board which neither sponsors nor endorses this publication; GRE®, AP® and complex Placement® are registered logos of the academic trying out provider which neither sponsors nor endorses this ebook, GMAT® is a registered trademark of the Graduate administration Admissions Council that is neither affiliated with this ebook nor endorses this e-book, LSAT® is a registered trademark of the legislation institution Admissions Council which neither sponsors nor endorses this product. All rights reserved.
By George A. Barnett
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This two-volume encyclopedia offers an intensive creation to the wide-ranging, fast-developing box of social networking, a much-needed source at a time while new social networks or "communities" appear to spring up on the web each day. Social networks, or groupings of people tied via a number of particular sorts of pursuits or interdependencies starting from likes and dislikes, or disorder transmission to the "old boy" community or overlapping circles of buddies, were in life for longer than providers corresponding to fb or YouTube; research of those networks emphasizes the relationships in the community . This reference source bargains complete insurance of the idea and examine in the social sciences that has sprung from the research of such groupings, with accompanying definitions, measures, and research.
Featuring nearly 350 signed entries, besides nearly forty media clips, organized alphabetically and providing cross-references and recommendations for additional readings, this encyclopedia opens with a thematic Reader's consultant within the entrance that teams similar entries by way of themes. A Chronology bargains the reader ancient viewpoint at the examine of social networks. This two-volume reference paintings is a must have source for libraries serving researchers drawn to a few of the fields regarding social networks.