By Christopher John Murray
By M. Thomas Inge
Greatly increasing the content material of the literature part within the unique Encyclopedia, this quantity contains 31 thematic essays addressing significant genres of literature; theoretical different types, equivalent to regionalism, the southern gothic, and agrarianism; and issues in southern writing, corresponding to nutrition, faith, and sexuality. such a lot awesome is the fivefold elevate within the variety of biographical entries, which introduce southern novelists, playwrights, poets, and critics. targeted recognition is given to modern writers and different people who haven't been greatly lined in past scholarship.
By Paul Finkelman
By Jack A. Goldstone
Suitable for college kids and lay readers but authoritative sufficient for students, its two hundred articles by way of prime students from worldwide offer quickly solutions to express questions in addition to in-depth therapy of occasions and tendencies accompanying revolutions. contains descriptions of particular revolutions, very important progressive figures, and significant progressive topics resembling communism and socialism, ideology, and nationalism. Illustrative fabric contains images, particular maps, and a timeline of revolutions.
By Patricia J. Brooks,Vera Kempe
The development from baby to stylish language person in exactly a couple of brief years is frequently defined as magnificent and staggering. What are the organic, cognitive, and social underpinnings of this miracle? What significant language improvement milestones ensue in infancy? What methodologies do researchers hire in learning this development? Why do a little turn into adept at a number of languages whereas others face a lifelong fight with simply one? What debts for declines in language talent, and the way may well such declines be moderated?
Despite an abundance of textbooks, really expert monographs, and 2 educational handbooks, there was no encyclopedic reference paintings during this area--until now. The Encyclopedia of Language Development covers the breadth of idea and learn on language improvement from beginning via maturity, in addition to their useful application.
- This reasonable A-to-Z reference contains two hundred articles that deal with such subject parts as theories and study tradition; organic views; cognitive views; relatives, peer, and social affects; bilingualism; distinctive populations and problems; and extra.
- All articles (signed and authored via key figures within the box) finish with move reference hyperlinks and proposals for additional interpreting.
- Appendices contain a source consultant with annotated lists of vintage books and articles, journals, institutions, and websites; a word list of specialised phrases; and a Chronology supplying an outline and historical past of the sphere.
- A thematic Reader’s advisor teams comparable articles via huge subject parts as one convenient seek characteristic at the e-Reference platform, which incorporates a finished index of seek phrases.
Available in either print and digital codecs, Encyclopedia of Language Development is a must have reference for researchers and is perfect for library reference or circulating collections.
By Geoff Mayer
By Carrie A. Picardi,Kevin D. Masick
By Paul Sturges,John Feather
The re-creation keeps the winning constitution of the 1st with an alphabetical association offering the fundamental framework of a coherent choice of attached entries. Conceptual entries discover and explicate all of the significant concerns, theories and actions in info and library technological know-how, comparable to the economics of data and data administration. a totally new access on details structures, and stronger entries at the info professions and the data society, are key positive aspects of this new version. Topical entries care for extra particular topics, resembling collections administration and knowledge companies for ethnic minorities. New or thoroughly revised entries comprise a bunch of entries on info legislations, and a set of entries on the net and the area extensive Web.
By Hugh Ruppersburg,John C. Inscoe
This quantity comprises biographical and demanding discussions of Georgia writers from the 19th century to the current in addition to different info pertinent to Georgia literature. geared up in alphabetical order by means of writer, the entries speak about each one author's existence and paintings, contributions to Georgia heritage and tradition, and relevance to wider currents in nearby and nationwide literature. Lists of prompt readings complement so much entries.
Especially very important Georgia books have their very own entries: works of social importance equivalent to Lillian Smith's Strange Fruit, foreign publishing sensations like Margaret Mitchell's Gone With the Wind, and crowning creative achievements together with Jean Toomer's Cane. The literary tradition of the kingdom is additionally lined, with details at the Georgia Review and different journals; the Georgia middle for the ebook, which promotes authors and examining; and the Townsend Prize, given in attractiveness of the year's top fiction. this is often a vital quantity for readers who wish either to have a good time and examine extra approximately Georgia's literary heritage.
By Lawrence J. Korb,Sean E. Duggan,Peter M. Juul,Max A. Bergmann
In this authoritative instruction manual, a former Assistant Secretary of safety lays out the infrastructural, administrative, and well-being care demanding situations dealing with the Veterans management, policymakers, and our veterans themselves.
• Annotated Bibliography