Encyclopedia of African American Music 3 volumes by Tammy Kernodle, Horace Maxille, Emmett G. Price III

By Tammy Kernodle, Horace Maxille, Emmett G. Price III

African americans' old roots are encapsulated within the lyrics, melodies, and rhythms in their track. within the 18th and nineteenth centuries, African slaves, eager for emancipation, expressed their hopes and desires via spirituals. encouraged by means of African civilization and tradition, in addition to faith, paintings, literature, and social matters, this influential, joyous, tragic, uplifting, difficult, and enduring song advanced into many diversified genres, together with jazz, blues, rock and roll, soul, swing, and hip hop. supplying a lyrical historical past of our kingdom, this groundbreaking encyclopedia, the 1st of its sort, showcases all elements of African American song together with folks, non secular, live performance and well known kinds. Over 500 in-depth entries through greater than a hundred students on an enormous variety of issues comparable to genres, kinds, contributors, teams, and collectives in addition to old subject matters resembling track of the Harlem Renaissance, the Black Arts flow, the Civil Rights circulate, and diverse others. providing balanced illustration of key participants, teams, and ensembles linked to assorted non secular ideals, political affiliations, and different views now not frequently approached, this imperative reference illuminates the profound position that African American track has performed in American cultural history.Editors cost, Kernodle, and Maxile offer balanced illustration of assorted participants, teams and ensembles linked to assorted spiritual ideals, political affiliations, and views. additionally highlighted are the main checklist labels, associations of upper studying, and numerous cultural venues that experience had a big influence at the improvement and renovation of African American track. one of the featured: Motown documents, Black Swan files, Fisk college, Gospel tune Workshop of the USA, The Cotton membership, heart for Black song learn, and extra. With a extensive scope, great entries, present assurance, and distinctive cognizance to old, political, and social contexts, this encyclopedia is designed particularly for prime university and undergraduate scholars. educational and public libraries will treasure this source as an incomparable advisor to our nation's African American background.

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Gender Differences at Critical Transitions in the Careers of by National Research Council, Division of Behavioral and Social

By National Research Council, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Committee on National Statistics, Policy and Global Affairs, Engineering, and Medicine Committee on Women in Science, Engineering, and Mathematics Faculty Committee on

Assessing Gender variations within the Careers of technological know-how, Engineering, and arithmetic college provides new and fantastic findings approximately occupation alterations among male and female full-time, tenure-track, and tenured school in technology, engineering, and arithmetic on the nation's most sensible examine universities. a lot of this congressionally mandated e-book relies on targeted surveys of college and departments at significant U.S. examine universities in six fields: biology, chemistry, civil engineering, electric engineering, arithmetic, and physics; a departmental survey amassed info on departmental regulations, contemporary tenure and advertising circumstances, and up to date hires in virtually 500 departments; a school survey collected info from a stratified, random pattern of approximately 1,800 school on demographic features, employment studies, the allocation of institutional assets reminiscent of laboratory house, specialist actions, and scholarly productivity.This e-book paints a well timed photo of the prestige of girl college at best universities, clarifies no matter if female and male college have comparable possibilities to enhance and reach academia, demanding situations a few mostly held perspectives, and poses numerous questions nonetheless short of solutions. This e-book could be of certain curiosity to school directors and school, graduate scholars, coverage makers, specialist and educational societies, federal investment firms, and others occupied with the energy of the U.S. learn base and economic climate.

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Writing and Digital Media, Volume 17 (Studies in Writing) by Luuk Van Waes, Marielle Leijten, Christophe Neuwirth

By Luuk Van Waes, Marielle Leijten, Christophe Neuwirth

Electronic media has develop into an more and more strong strength in smooth society. This quantity brings jointly striking ecu, American and Australian study in "writing and electronic media" and explores its cognitive, social and cultural implications. The ebook is split into 5 sections, overlaying significant parts of analysis: writing modes and writing environments (e.g. speech technology), writing and conversation (e.g. hypervideos), electronic instruments for writing examine (e.g. net research instruments, keystroke logging and eye-tracking), writing in on-line academic environments (e.g. collaborative writing in L2), and social and philosophical points of writing and electronic media (e.g. CMC, digital literacy and the worldwide electronic divide).In addition to featuring courses of unique study through the world over recognized students from quite a few disciplines, each one bankruptcy offers a complete evaluation of the present state of the art within the box and indicates instructions for destiny study.

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Encyclopedia of American Radio 1920-1960 by Luther F. Sies

By Luther F. Sies

This encyclopedic paintings comprehensively covers the performers and programming on American radio from its inception to its golden age. largely researched over the process greater than two decades, this new paintings is the definitive resource for students of conversation, social and cultural historical past and the preferred arts, in addition to dedicated fanatics of radio heritage. The encyclopedia comprises entries for courses, announcers, orchestras, musicians, vocalists, comedians, vocal teams, readers, whistlers, musical observed soloists, ministers, activities commentators, reviewers (of books, performs and movies), celebrities, and different team of workers broadcasting over American radio from the Nineteen Twenties to the Nineteen Sixties. extra entries hide advertisement radio, academic broadcasting, firsts in radio heritage, opera on radio, spiritual broadcasting, activities broadcasting, girls in radio, border radio, kid's courses, comedy on radio, crime exhibits and mysteries, sunlight hours dramatic serials, and disk jockeys, between different subject matters.

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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 best writer of supernatural fiction within the twentieth century. he's special between writers in having a huge well known following in addition to a substantial and lengthening educational acceptance as a author of substance and importance. This encyclopedia is an exhaustive consultant to many facets of Lovecraft's lifestyles and paintings, codifying the distinctive learn on Lovecraft performed through many students over the last 3 many years. It contains enormous quantities of alphabetically prepared entries on Lovecraft and offers vast bibliographical information.The quantity attracts upon infrequent records, together with millions of unpublished letters, in featuring plot synopses of Lovecraft's significant works, descriptions of characters in his stories, pill biographies of his significant colleagues and family, and entries on little recognized good points in his tales, corresponding to his imaginary publication of occult lore, the Necronomicon. the amount refers to present scholarship at the matters in query and in addition offers the literary, topographical, and biographical resources for key parts in Lovecraft's paintings. As Lovecraft's renown keeps to ascend within the twenty first century, this encyclopedia can be necessary to an knowing of his lifestyles and writings.

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The SAGE Handbook of Multilevel Modeling by Marc A. Scott, Jeffrey S. Simonoff, Brian D. Marx

By Marc A. Scott, Jeffrey S. Simonoff, Brian D. Marx

During this very important new instruction manual, the editors have accumulated jointly various prime contributors to introduce the speculation and perform of multilevel modeling.  

The guide establishes the connections in multilevel modeling, bringing jointly best specialists from world wide to supply a roadmap for utilized researchers linking conception and perform, in addition to a special arsenal of state of the art instruments. It forges important connections that pass conventional disciplinary divides and introduces top perform within the field.  

  • Part I establishes the framework for estimation and inference, together with chapters devoted to notation, version choice, mounted and random results, and causal inference.
  • Part II develops diversifications and extensions, comparable to nonlinear, semiparametric and latent category versions.
  • Part III contains dialogue of lacking info and powerful tools, evaluation of healthy and software program.
  • Part IV includes exemplary modeling and knowledge analyses written through methodologists operating in particular disciplines.  

Combining sensible items with overviews of the sector, this guide is vital analyzing for any scholar or researcher trying to follow multilevel suggestions of their personal examine.

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Scholastic Encyclopedia of the Presidents and Their Times by David Rubel

By David Rubel

This re-creation positive factors up-to-date information regarding the 2012 presidential election and a full-color design!

THE SCHOLASTIC ENCYLOPEDIA OF THE PRESIDENTS AND THEIR instances files the tenure of every of the yank presidents. it is usually information regarding the headlines, humans, and fads that outlined the US in the course of every one presidency. it really is an easy-to-use source that displays occasions in the course of the election of the following president within the 2012 election.
Each profile features a truth field that lists the president's birthday, birthplace, vice chairman, spouse, youngsters, and nickname. It additionally lists the president's complete identify and years he used to be in place of work. it's an easy-to-understand consultant that lines our Presidential background from the start to the future.

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Encyclopedia of microbiology by Anne Maczulak, Robert H Ruskin

By Anne Maczulak, Robert H Ruskin

People have constantly struggled with the best way to stability the advantages micro organism supply with the threats that they produce. less noticeable than the results microorganisms have on crops and animals are the oblique ways that they form the planet. those hidden actions have hardly ever been defined in technological know-how, notwithstanding scientists notice that the habit of microbes helps all existence on the earth. in additional than two hundred entries, Encyclopedia of Microbiology provides the myriad ways that microorganisms effect the biosphere. targeting how all microorganisms relate to one another simply as all larger organisms relate to all different animate and inanimate items in the world, this new source explores all features of microbiology from mycology (the learn of fungi) to the easiest organic entities of all, viruses, to prions, that are much more streamlined than viruses and simply as harmful

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The American Economy: A Historical Encyclopedia by Cynthia L. Clark

By Cynthia L. Clark

Debates over the position the govt may still play in our economic system return to the nation's founding. The American financial system: A ancient Encyclopedia presents designated details at the humans, occasions, and govt activities that experience formed our economic system from colonial occasions to the current, paying distinctive cognizance to the interdependence of economics with political, social, and cultural forces all through our background. it's the most present and accomplished portrait of U.S. fiscal coverage on hand, bringing jointly the paintings of over ninety unusual students from various disciplines.

Coverage contains over 500 short entries on a large spectrum of themes, plus 31 in-depth essays on such seminal matters as slavery, migration styles, the welfare nation, the increase of the town, and the advance of monetary associations. broad cross-referencing and a set of severe basic records (legislation, speeches, treaties, studies) assist in making this a terrific go-to source, no matter if it truly is for speedy solutions, deeper research, or course for additional research.

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International Encyclopedia of Housing and Home, Seven-Volume by Susan J. Smith

By Susan J. Smith

Enough housing is universally famous because the foundation for efficient social engagement, yet constitutes enough housing. This encyclopedia, edited by means of extraordinary researcher and instructor Susan J. Smith, makes use of stories in economics and finance, psychology, social coverage, sociology, anthropology, geography, structure, legislations, and different disciplines to create a world portrait of a home and, eventually, a house. Summarizing the varied ways are 34 evaluate articles that aid readers navigate extra advanced fabrics, and underneath them are cross-references and citations that depict their interrelationships. providing entire and balanced perspectives of qualitative and quantitative methods to housing, this multidisciplinary technique finds the numerous elements of our efforts to assert a few position as our personal. This name bargains overseas in scope, attractive with developments in each global quarter. The editorial board and individuals are drawn from a large constituency, collating services from lecturers, coverage makers, pros and practitioners, and from each key heart for housing study. each access stands by myself on its benefits and is accessed alphabetically, but every one is totally cross-referenced, and hooked up to 1 of 7 thematic different types whose 'wholes' a ways exceed the sum in their elements

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