Brill's Encyclopedia of China Online presents latest research on China with a focus on the modern period from the mid-nineteenth century to the 21st century. Top scholars contribute content on the history, geography, society, economy, politics, science, and culture of China
Authoritative and reliable, this is the ideal reference guide for students of mathematics at school or at university. Many entries have been added for this new edition and the dictionary covers both pure and applied mathematics as well as statistics.
Written by a team of leading political scientists, this is an authoritative and up-to-date dictionary of politics. It provides coverage of political thinkers and concepts and discusses new topics such as Guantanamo Bay.
This reference covers all aspects of the history of Britain from 55 BC to the present day. Over 3600 entries describe the people and events that have shaped domestic, political, social and cultural life in Britain over the past two millennia.
Wide-ranging and authoritative, this third edition covers all aspects of economics, including economic theory as well as applied micro and macroeconomics. It is a useful dictionary for professional economists as well as students and teachers of economics, business and finance.
For anyone who enjoys food and would like a handy, non-technical guide to the terms they encounter on food labels, in advertising, or in the media, this dictionary contains over 6000 entries on food and nutrition.
Containing 6,400 fully revised and updated entries on all aspects of physical and human geography, this is a comprehensive dictionary which includes feature panels on key areas and recommended web links for many entries.
With almost 2800 entries on all aspects of Hinduism, this is an up-to-date and comprehensive dictionary covering all the major Hindu practices, texts, beliefs, religious sites, and teachers over a period spanning 3500 years. An invaluable first port of call for anyone seeking information about Indian religions and culture.
Written in a clear and jargon-free style, this dictionary is useful to anyone without a legal qualification who comes into contact with the law in the United Kingdom or any Commonwealth country where the legal system is founded on English law.
This updated dictionary of modern and contemporary art contains over 2,000 entries on a vast range of subjects, including movements, styles, techniques, artists, critics, schools, and galleries. Fascinating, comprehensive, and authoritative, it is a useful A-Z guide for art students and teachers, artists, and art lovers.