By Philipp Strazny
By Philipp Strazny
By George Thomas Kurian,James D., III Smith
By Charles P. Pollak,Michael J. Thorpy,Jan Yager
By David McCandless
In this awesome follow-up to the bestselling info is gorgeous, the king of infographics David McCandless makes use of miraculous visuals to bare unforeseen insights into how the realm quite works.
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We reside within the details Age, during which we're continually bombarded with facts – on tv, in print and on-line. How will we relate to this mind-numbing overload? input David McCandless and his remarkable infographics: uncomplicated, dependent how one can comprehend details too advanced or summary to understand any means yet visually. In his specific signature kind, he creates staggering screens that mix proof with their connections, contexts and relationships, making details significant, interesting – and beautiful.
Taking infographics to the subsequent point, his new e-book wisdom is gorgeous is an perpetually interesting spin during the international of visualized facts, which bargains a deeper, extra wide-ranging examine the area and its heritage. overlaying every thing from puppy breeds and film plots to the origins of lifestyles and a timeline of the some distance destiny, this attractive e-book is certain to increase your realizing of the world.
By Marc Leeds,Kurt Vonnegut,Mark Vonnegut
Over the process 5 a long time, Kurt Vonnegut created a fancy and interconnected internet of characters, settings, and ideas. The Vonnegut Encyclopedia is an exhaustive advisor to this loved author’s international, equipped in a convenient A-to-Z format.
the 1st version of this e-book coated Vonnegut’s paintings via 1991. This new and up to date version encompasses his writing via his dying in 2007. Marc Leeds, co-founder and founding president of the Kurt Vonnegut Society and an established own buddy of the author’s, has committed greater than twenty-five years of his existence to cataloging the Vonnegut cosmos—from the birthplace of Kilgore Trout (Vonnegut’s sci-fi writing regulate ego) to the municipal landmarks of Midland urban (the midwestern city that's the surroundings for Vonnegut’s 1973 masterpiece Breakfast of Champions).
The Vonnegut Encyclopedia identifies each significant and minor Vonnegut personality from Celia Aamons to Zog, in addition to ordinary pictures and appropriate topics from all of Vonnegut’s works, together with lesser-known gemstones like his revisionist libretto for Stravinsky’s opera L’Histoire du soldat and his 1980 children’s ebook Sun Moon Star. Leeds presents professional notes explaining the importance of many goods, yet is predicated totally on prolonged quotations from Vonnegut himself.
a piece of remarkable scholarship in an eminently browsable package deal, this encyclopedia unearths numerous connections readers could by no means have considered on their lonesome. A rarity between authors of great fiction, Kurt Vonnegut has regularly encouraged anything like obsession in his so much committed lovers. The Vonnegut Encyclopedia is a useful source for readers wishing to revisit his fictional universe—and these approximately to discover it for the 1st time.
Praise for The Vonnegut Encyclopedia
“An crucial assortment for enthusiasts of the singular satirist.”—San Francisco Chronicle
“If you’re an individual who has learn one Kurt Vonnegut publication then there’s an opportunity you’ve learn all of them. For the religious reader of Vonnegut there’s a voracious feel of completism. And, Marc Leeds and his new [The Vonnegut] Encyclopedia are right here to steer you thru all of it. simply don’t blame him for those who turn into unstuck in time whereas you’re reading.”—Inverse
“Vonnegut fanatics might be overjoyed with Leeds’s exhaustive, virtually obsessive, therapy of the characters, areas, occasions, and tantalizingly mysterious references for which Vonnegut’s five-decade writing profession is well known. . . . an excellent and fantastically designed reference source.”—Booklist (starred review)
“Leeds’s scholarship and real love for his subject material render this encyclopedia a treasure trove for Vonnegut readers.”—The anonymous Zine
By Bill Palmer,Karen Palmer,Ric Meyers
The Encyclopedia covers the style from 1920 to 1994. The style, although, may be very complicated: movies usually have numerous titles, and plenty of of the celebs have a couple of pseudonym. so one can make clear a number of the confusion, the authors have incorporated the entire details on hand to them on nearly 3,300 movies. every one access incorporates a directory of the creation corporation, the forged and workforce, vendors, operating occasions, stories with superstar rankings at any time when attainable, and trade movie titles. a listing of movie sequence and one of many stars' pseudonyms, as well as a 7,900 identify index, also are integrated. Illustrated.
By Tilottama Rajan
By Patricia Bazeley
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Written by means of an skilled researcher within the box of qualitative equipment, this dynamic new booklet offers a definitive advent to analysing qualitative info.
It is a transparent, available and functional consultant to every degree of the method, including:
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- operating with facts via interpretive, comparative, development and relational analyses
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The ebook pairs theoretical dialogue with useful recommendation utilizing a bunch of examples from different tasks around the social sciences. It describes facts research innovations in actionable steps and helpfully hyperlinks to using software program the place relevant.
This is a thrilling new addition to the literature on qualitative facts research and a must-read for an individual who has amassed, or is getting ready to assemble, their very own data.
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By Joseph Rudolph
An imperative reference that would support scholars comprehend the foremost ethnic conflicts that dominate the headlines and form the trendy world.
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• includes updates and revisions to the 1st variation and new entries on extra present conflicts
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