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By P Kranzler, H R Korsmeyer

From Publisher's site: The Encyclopedia of substances, Alcohol, and Addictive habit, third version updates and expands upon the award-winning moment version of this set, addressing social, clinical, felony, and political concerns regarding substance use and addictive habit. New essays record on modern socio-political subject matters reminiscent of the function of gear and alcohol within the media, the superiority of gear in the Read more...

summary: From Publisher's site: The Encyclopedia of gear, Alcohol, and Addictive habit, third version updates and expands upon the award-winning moment version of this set, addressing social, scientific, criminal, and political concerns concerning substance use and addictive habit. New essays file on modern socio-political subject matters reminiscent of the position of gear and alcohol within the media, the superiority of substances within the overseas activities and style industries, the connection among drug trafficking and terrorism, and the impression of the web on drug and alcohol use. The 3rd version additionally expands overseas assurance of historic and sleek views on drug, alcohol, and tobacco use in additional than 30 nations and areas, together with the Caribbean, the center East, and China. a few of the 545 topical entries are greater by means of statistical charts, graphs, tables, and pictures

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Download E-books Энциклопедия тату. Got Ink? PDF

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Download E-books Sotheby's Wine Encyclopedia PDF

Reflecting fresh adjustments within the dynamic international of wine, with detailed sections dedicated to the international locations of Southeast Europe and the japanese Mediterranean, The Sotheby's Wine Encyclopedia is the main updated and accomplished wine reference within the world.

A striking fulfillment, bridging the distance among the desires of the amateur and the skilled specialist, The Sotheby's Wine Encyclopedia is absolutely illustrated, hugely available, and comprises authoritative details on each wine-related topic.

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Download E-books High Times Encyclopedia of Recreational Drugs: History, Uses, Growing Your Own, Religion and Magic, Herbal Highs, Aprhodesiacs, Pharmaceuticals, Wonder Drugs, Psychedelics, Culture Heroes, Smuggling PDF

Do you know that Pope Leo XIII, used to be supported in his ascetic retirement with common dosages of Vin Mariani, the prestigious wine of coca? And that different famous fanatics incorporated Thomas Edison, Emile Zola and Jules Verne? despite the fact that marvelous and celebrated have been those participants (and others), that they had to behavior their inside exploration with out publications and, frequently, with test trustworthy info.

Now, for the 1st time, the fashionable explorer (or observer) has a e-book to show to! The 'High occasions Encyclopedia' is the 1st entire, authoritative and independent sourcebook and advisor to the so-called 'recreational medicinal drugs' together with hashish and its derivatives, psychedelics, cocaine, prescription drugs, herbs, alcohol, tobacco and much more!

More than 3 years in instruction via the editors of 'High instances' journal operating with major medical professionals, scientists, students and writers, the 'Encyclopedia' is key, interesting, and genuine.

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Download E-books Encyclopedia of Creation Myths PDF

By David Adams Leeming Ph.D., Margaret Adams Leeming

This attractively illustrated paintings is the 1st to collect production myths from a large choice of cultures in an encyclopedic layout, even though a few anthologies of production myths do exist. The central writer, a professor of English and comparative literature on the collage of Connecticut, has written or edited a number of renowned books on mythology. nearly all of entries are retellings of assorted production myths; for instance, "Eskimo production" or "Hebrew Creation". There also are entries for vital issues ("Creation from Clay"), gods and different figures ("Prometheus"), our bodies of literature ("Bible"), and medical "myths" ("Big Bang Theory"). Entries diversity from a unmarried sentence to numerous pages; a host comprise broad parts of vital production texts. such a lot comprise references to 1 or extra assets indexed within the bibliography on the finish of the ebook. Liberal cross-references are either embedded within the textual content and on the finish of entries. The 30 black-and-white illustrations depict production myths in paintings and artifact. an intensive, specific, and usually exact index concludes the e-book. regrettably, regardless of loads of important info contained during this publication, it too frequently falls in need of the criteria of accuracy and completeness one expects. The access "Maori Creation", for instance, exhibits that the god Io is the "timeless "ex nihilo" writer of the universe," failing to say that many now think this notion of Io to be the results of missionaries trying to reconcile the local faith with Christianity. The access "Shoshonean (Luiseno) construction" exhibits that the "Shoshonean Indians" and Luiseno humans check with an identical team, whereas actually the Luiseno are just one small tribe who communicate a language from the Shoshonean language crew, person who comprises the Hopi, Shoshoni, and Comanche languages, between others. "Yahweh" includes the complicated assertion that Yahweh "formed a part of the Indo-European invasion into the Fertile Crescent sector. the item "Earth-Diver production" explains this universal kind of the construction tale as a very best being who "sends an animal . . . into primal waters," and that the diver animal "can most sensible be noticeable because the creator's spirit or soul. this can be definitely an interpretation of this delusion that has been made. right here, notwithstanding, it really is provided because the basic which means of the parable, without point out that during many types the diver is (or is shipped by means of) a cultural hero particular from and sometimes adversarial to the ideally suited being. A cost of the "Encyclopedia of faith" will yield a really assorted account of this archetype. There are different difficulties in addition. For an important variety of entries, the one reference given is to Maria Leach's "The Beginnings" (Crowell, 1956), a tender grownup publication. This encyclopedia turns out geared toward clients in high-school, undergraduate, and public libraries; in spite of the fact that, phrases akin to "parthogenic" seem with out definitions. The paintings additionally lapses into obscure and overgeneralized statements; we're informed that the Maori "possess a hugely subtle and complex non secular and mythological method that issues itself with profound non secular topic and the character of Being itself. briefly, even if this paintings comprises a lot priceless info and fulfills a necessity, it can't be suggested.

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Download E-books Encyclopedia of Greco-Roman Mythology (World Mythology) PDF

By Mike Dixon-Kennedy

Encyclopedia of Greco-Roman Mythology offers over 1,400 finished A–Z entries of the myths and legends of old Greece and Rome. The entries are cross-referenced the place applicable, and an in depth bibliography is equipped. Entries comprise Heracles and Alexander the good, and geographical positive factors corresponding to the islands of the Blessed and Dardanelles. An strange characteristic of this dictionary is the inclusion of astronomical facts, linking the myths and legends to the celestial gadgets named after them. various characters and occasions from comparable traditions―Greco-Egyptian, Roman-Celtic, and more―round out the volume.

Students of classical Greek and Roman traditions, librarians, and normal readers will flip to this quantity time and again for authoritative details at the myths and legends of those old cultures.

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Download E-books Encyclopedia of Immunotoxicology PDF

This paintings presents fast entry to concentrated details on themes of Immunotoxicology not just for scientists and people facing laboratory facets but additionally for academics and complicated scholars. Over 2 hundred contributing authors - together with the various world's best experts - have contributed complete essays on all appropriate subject matters, supplemented via key-phrase definitions of similar phrases. complete essays are established uniformly to supply reader-friendly details on all points of Immunotoxicology, together with tools of trying out and research, features of gear, the regulatory setting and the relevance of those to people.

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