The Encyclopedia of Analytical Chemistry covers all fields of chemical research: analytical, organic, physical, polymer, inorganic biomedical, environmental, pharmaceutical, industrial, petroleum, forensics, and food science. The chemistry and techniques are described as performed in the laboratory (environmental, clinical, QC, research, university), in the field, or by remote sensing. The level of detail is similar to that of a laboratory protocol and, together with the cited references, will support the analysis of complex inorganic, organic and biological structures by academic and industrial researchers. The Encyclopedia of Analytical Chemistry also facilitates preparation of procedures, protocols, and "cookbooks" by managers and staff of laboratories.
This companion to Scottish history covers subjects including archaeology, architecture, climate, culture, folk belief geology, and the languages of Scotland. It ranges over 20 centuries of history, and extends from Orkney to the Borders.
This guide to people and places of the Bible covers both the New and Old Testament. It will be of interest to anyone needing an A-Z reference work on the people and places mentioned in the Bible, from prophets and apostles, to kingdoms and monuments.
There has been a huge surge of interest in reptiles and amphibians over the past few years. These internationally renowned experts have brought together up-to-date research written by a stream of distinguished zoologists, to give an overview on all reptiles and amphibians.
A one-volume, alphabetically arranged encyclopaedia introducing the main lines of American law, from the institutions, people events, and cases to the doctrines and concepts. It deals with the development of positive, common, and constitutional law in the US and the related institutions.
"Encyclopaedia of the Qurʼān is an encyclopaedic dictionary of qurʼānic terms, concepts, personalities, place names, cultural history and exegesis extended with essays on the most important themes and subjects within qurʼānic studies ... The online version includes ... the Qurʼān Concordance [compiled by: Thomas Milo]"--Publisher's web site, viewed Sept. 10, 2012.
Examining the creatures that inhabit our seas, rivers, lakes and oceans, this encyclopedia takes a journey through the underwater world, uncovering the thousands of species that live and breed in the aquatic environment.
Photography is currently at a watershed, as new technology has increasingly come to dominate the medium at both professional and amateur levels. This text looks at recent technical innovations, as well as considering photography as a social and artistic practice.