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Wikipedia Reader's Guide: The Missing Manual: The Missing Manual

by John Broughton

You don't have to understand how to edit Wikipedia in order to find the information you need and join the conversation. This booklet gives you just what you need to know in friendly, concise form so you can...


The Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Substances

by Richard Rudgley

For all those who might like to believe that drug use has been relegated to the suburban rec rooms and ghetto crack houses of the late twentieth century, The Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Substances offers shocking,...


Whitaker's Britain

by Bloomsbury Publishing

Whitaker’s Britain draws on an extensive archive which dates back to 1868 when Joseph Whitaker first published Whitaker’s Almanack. With its combination of facts, figures and commentary on subjects as diverse...


The Ultimate Cocktail Encyclopedia: Your Essential Guide to the Exciting World of Mixology

by Walter Burns

Have you ever wanted to recreate your favorite cocktail at home? Now you can! The Ultimate Cocktail Encyclopedia has over 5,000 recipes for everything from cobblers to shots and shooters. Whether you are having...


Encyclopaedia of Historical Archaeology

by Charles E. Orser Jnr

The Encyclopedia of Historical Archaeology is a ground-breaking compendium of information about this ever-growing field. Concentrating on the post-1400 period as well as containing generic explanations of historical...


Medieval Jewish Civilization: An Encyclopedia: An Encyclopedia

by Norman Roth

This is the first encyclopedic work to focus exclusively on medieval Jewish civilization, from the fall of the Roman Empire to about 1492. The more than 150 alphabetically organized entries, written by scholars...


Encyclopaedia of Contemporary Latin American and Caribbean Cultures

by Daniel Balderston, Mike Gonzalez & Ana M. Lopez

This vast three-volume Encyclopedia offers more than 4000 entries on all aspects of the dynamic and exciting contemporary cultures of Latin America and the Caribbean. Its coverage is unparalleled with more than...


International Encyclopaedia of Environmental Polit

by John Barry & E. Gene Frankland

Why care about the environment? Is the earth's climate really changing for the worse? What are CFCs exactly? And who or what is the WTO? What are the causes of environmental problems? Who are the main actors,...


Country Music: A Biographical Dictionary: A Biographical Dictionary

by Richard Carlin

This illustrated A-Z guide covers more than 700 country music artists, groups, and bands. Articles also cover specific genres within country music as well as instruments used. Written in a lively, engaging style,...


The Encyclopedia of Magickal Ingredients: A Wiccan Guide to Spellcasting

by Lexa Rosean

Bringing the art and magick of casting spells to the masses, Lexa Rosean is the new face of Wicca. In The Encyclopedia of Magickal Ingredients she provides beginner and experienced practitioners of spellcasting...


Encyclopedia of Police Science: 2-volume set

by Jack Raymond Greene

In 1996, Garland published the second edition of the Encyclopedia of Police Science, edited by the late William G. Bailey. The work covered all the major sectors of policing in the US. Since then much research...


Dictionary of Untranslatables: A Philosophical Lexicon

by Barbara Cassin, Emily Apter & Jacques Lezra

Characters in some languages, particularly Hebrew and Arabic, may not display properly due to device limitations. Transliterations of terms appear before the representations in foreign characters.

This is an...


The Routledge Encyclopedia of the Historical Jesus

by Craig A. Evans

This Encyclopedia brings together the vast array of historical research into the reality of the man, the teachings, the acts, and the events ascribed to him that have served as the foundational story of one...


The World's Major Languages

by Bernard Comrie

This volume features over 50 of the world's languages and language families. The featured languages have been chosen based on the number of speakers, their role as official languages and their cultural and...


The Encyclopedia of Small Business Forms and Agreements: A Complete Kit of Ready-to-Use Business Checklists, Worksheets, Forms, Contracts, and Human R

by Martha Maeda

Starting and running your own small business can prove a daunting task. Dozens of details must be tended to, and you are required to complete a book's worth of forms and agreements from a slew of various agencies...


Encyclopaedia of Islam

by Ian Richard Netton

This Encyclopedia covers the full range of Islamic thought. It takes substantial note of contemporary trends across the Muslim world, and the material on historical Islam has contemporary reference.


Social Science Encyclopedia

by Adam Kuper

The Social Science Encyclopedia, first published in 1985 to acclaim from social scientists, librarians and students, was thoroughly revised in 1996, when reviewers began to describe it as a classic. This third...


Medieval Iberia: An Encyclopedia: An Encyclopedia

by E. Michael Gerli

As the first comprehensive reference to the vital world of medieval Spain, this unique volume focuses on the Iberian kingdoms from the fall of the Roman Empire to the aftermath of the Reconquista. The nearly...


Encyclopedia of International Relations and Global Politics

by Martin Griffiths

The study of international relations has changed rapidly in recent years. Firstly as a consequence of major political and economic change - the end of the cold war and the fall of communism, the resurgence...


Encyclopaedia of Government and Politics: 2-Volume Set

by Mary Hawkesworth & Maurice Kogan

This is a brand-new edition of the critically acclaimed Encyclopedia of Government and Politics which has been fully revised and updated to provide a systematic account of politics and political studies at...