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Holocaust Literature (Magill's Choice) by John K. Roth

By John K. Roth

"Holocaust Literature" bargains literature studies of greater than a hundred middle works concerning the Holocaust."Holocaust Literature" identifies an important works at the Holocaust, through either first- and second-generation survivors in addition to philosophers, novelists, poets, and playwrights reflecting at the Holocaust this day. stories of the classics of Holocaust literature are prepared alphabetically via identify and canopy the fundamental literature of the topic. "Holocaust literature" contains histories, biographies, memoirs, diaries, testimonials, philosophy, social feedback, novels, brief fiction, poetry, and plays.It contains key works, from Anne Frank's "Diary of a tender woman" to Hannah Arendt's "Eichmann in Jerusalm", Primo Levi's "Survival in Auschwitz", Elie Wiesel's "Night??AA, and Simon Wiesenthal's ??AAThe Sunflower??AA. It additionally comprises center works of nonfiction - histories, biographies, memoirs, diaries, survivor tales, reflections on faith, philosophy, ethics that shape two-thirds of the checklist, joined by means of literary fiction, poetry, and drama: classics corresponding to Aharon Appelfeld's Badenheim 1939, William Styron's Sophie's selection, and Yehuda Amichai's Open Closed Open. It additionally represents more moderen works, reminiscent of Joshua Sobol's play ??AAGhetto??AA (1989), Wladyslaw Szpilman's ??AAThe Pianist??AA (1998), Ian Kershaw's two-volume biography ??AAHitler??AA (completed in 2000), Deborah Lipstadt's ??AAHistory on Trial??AA (2004), William T. Vollmann's ??AAEurope Central??AA (2005), and Heather Pringle's ??AAThe grasp Plan: Himmler's students and the Holocause??AA (2006).??AAHolocaust Literature??AA contains seventy seven essays on Holocaust titles from Masterplots, quite a few Masterplots II units and Magill's Literary Annuals and edits them right into a uniform structure. to those were further 27 thoroughly new essays, written in particular for this work.Essays are prepared alphabetically through the work's name. each one essay starts with the identify and subtitle if any; the work's writer (including years of delivery and death); the yr during which the paintings was once first released (for non-English works, the unique name and its 12 months of ebook are via the work's English name in translation and the interpretation year); the work's style (drama, novel, novella, nonfiction, poetry, or brief fiction); for nonfiction works, the subgenre (such as historical past, biography, memoir, diary, survivor testimony, mirrored image, faith, philosophy, ethics); a listing of imperative personages (nonfiction works) or imperative characters (fiction works); an outline of the work's contents; and a listing of resources for extra research in regards to the paintings, the writer, or the topic of the paintings.

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Qualitative data analysis: practical strategies by Patricia Bazeley

By Patricia Bazeley

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Written via an skilled researcher within the box of qualitative equipment, this dynamic new e-book presents a definitive creation to analysing qualitative info.

It is a transparent, available and functional consultant to every degree of the method, including:

- Designing and coping with qualitative facts for analysis

- operating with facts via interpretive, comparative, trend and relational analyses

- constructing explanatory idea and coherent conclusions, in response to qualitative facts.

The publication pairs theoretical dialogue with functional recommendation utilizing a number of examples from diversified initiatives around the social sciences. It describes facts research thoughts in actionable steps and helpfully hyperlinks to using software program the place relevant.

This is an exhilarating new addition to the literature on qualitative information research and a must-read for somebody who has gathered, or is getting ready to assemble, their very own data.

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An H P Lovecraft Encyclopedia by S. T. Joshi

By S. T. Joshi

H. P. Lovecraft (1890-1937) is usually considered as the top writer of supernatural fiction within the twentieth century. he's specific between writers in having an immense well known following in addition to a substantial and lengthening educational attractiveness as a author of substance and value. This encyclopedia is an exhaustive advisor to many elements of Lovecraft's existence and paintings, codifying the particular learn on Lovecraft carried out by way of many students during the last 3 many years. It contains countless numbers of alphabetically prepared entries on Lovecraft and provides vast bibliographical information.The quantity attracts upon infrequent records, together with millions of unpublished letters, in offering plot synopses of Lovecraft's significant works, descriptions of characters in his stories, tablet biographies of his significant colleagues and family, and entries on little identified positive factors in his tales, comparable to his imaginary ebook of occult lore, the Necronomicon. the quantity refers to present scholarship at the matters in query and likewise offers the literary, topographical, and biographical assets for key parts in Lovecraft's paintings. As Lovecraft's renown maintains to ascend within the twenty first century, this encyclopedia should be necessary to an realizing of his existence and writings.

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The Mammoth Encyclopedia of Science Fiction by George Mann

By George Mann

This encyclopedia is the main up to date, concise, transparent and cheap consultant to all facets of technological know-how fiction, from its historical past to commonly used issues and units, from authors (established and new) to motion pictures. technological know-how fiction has advanced into the most renowned, state-of-the-art and fascinating fiction geners, with a proliferation of recent and vintage authors, topics and ideas, video clips, television sequence and awards. prepared in an A-Z layout, and that includes a accomplished index and cross-referencing approach, The titanic Encyclopedia of technological know-how Fiction is usually the main available and simple to exploit encyclopedia of its sort at the moment to be had.

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Now You Know More: The Book of Answers, Vol. 2 by Doug Lennox

By Doug Lennox

It is a keep on with as much as the runaway bestseller Now you recognize: The ebook of solutions, which went via 5 printings and bought over 20,000 copies! during this moment booklet, Lennox keeps to track the concise and engaging historical past and purposes for thousands of expressions in our daily language, in addition to customs and behavior within the similar unique structure that was once such a success final yr.

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Military communications: from ancient times to the 21st by Christopher H. Sterling

By Christopher H. Sterling

An alphabetically geared up encyclopedia that gives either a background of army communications and an review of present equipment and applications.

• Over three hundred alphabetically prepared entries protecting all thoughts in army verbal exchange expertise (in the U.S. and round the world), in addition to key humans, destinations, enterprises, and signature battles

• Over forty specialist contributors―both researchers and practitioners of army communications

• An annotated advisor to easy interpreting plus extra readings and references for all entries

• word list of keyword phrases together with acronyms

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Encyclopedia of Social Media and Politics (3 volume set) by Kerric Harvey

By Kerric Harvey

The Encyclopedia of Social Media and Politics explores how the increase of social media is changing politics either within the usa and in key moments, events, and locations all over the world. Its scope encompasses the disruptive applied sciences and actions which are altering uncomplicated styles in American politics and the superb alterations that social media use is rendering in different political platforms heretofore proof against democratization and alter. In a time while social media are revolutionizing and provoking politics within the usa and worldwide, this encyclopedia is a must have reference. It displays the altering panorama of politics the place outdated modes and techniques of political conversation from elites to the loads (top down) and from the loads to elites (bottom up) are being displaced swiftly via social media, and the place activists are development new hobbies and protests utilizing social media to change mainstream political agendas.

Key Features

  • This three-volume A-to-Z encyclopedia set contains six hundred brief essays on high-interest subject matters that discover social media’s influence on politics, reminiscent of “Activists and Activism,” “Issues and Social Media,” “Politics and Social Media,” and “Popular Uprisings and Protest.”
  • A stellar array of global well known students have written entries in a transparent and available variety that invitations readers to discover and contemplate using social media via political applicants during this nation, in addition to using social media  in protests in another country
  • Unique to this publication is a detailed appendix with fabric unavailable anyplace else monitoring and illustrating social media utilization through U.S. Senators and Congressmen.

This encyclopedia set is a must have normal, non-technical source for college kids and researchers who search to appreciate how the adjustments in social networking via social media are affecting politics, either within the usa and in chosen nations or areas round the world.

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The Evolution Wars: A Guide to the Debates by Michael Ruse

By Michael Ruse

The Evolution Wars attracts on heritage, technological know-how, and philosophy to ascertain the advance of evolutionary concept during the prior and a part centuries. It makes a speciality of the debates that experience engaged, divided, and finally provoked scientists to reflect on the origins of life--including humankind--paying regard to the nineteenth-century conflict over the character of category and debates concerning the fossil checklist, genetics, and human nature. a lot recognition is paid to exterior elements they usually underlying causes of scientists. In those pages you'll meet Charles Darwin's ebullient grandfather Erasmus, the contentious Frenchmen Georges Cuvier and Etienne Geoffroy Sainte Hillaire, new creationist Phillip Johnson, the intense J.B.S. Haldane, outspoken Richard Dawkins, and plenty of different stars of the debates. The Evolution Wars is intellectually worthwhile not just for evolutionists but additionally for rivals of evolution idea, and for a person who desires to see how one of many nice rules of Western civilization resonates via time, either inside and past the clinical neighborhood. Michael Ruse is the Lucyle T. Werkmeister Professor of Philosophy at Florida nation college in Tallahassee. he's the writer of many books together with The Darwinian Revolution: technological know-how crimson in teeth and Claw; Monad to guy: the idea that of development in Evolutionary Biology; and will a Darwinian Be a Christian?: the connection among technological know-how and faith.

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