A Dictionary of Ancient Near Eastern Mythology
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A Dictionary of Ancient Near Eastern Mythology

The Dictionary of Ancient Near Eastern Mythology covers sources from Mesopotamia, Syro-Palestine and Anatolia, from around 2800 to 300 BC. It contains entries on gods and goddesses, giving evidence of their worship in temples, describing their 'character', as documented by the texts, and defining their roles within the body of mythological narratives; synoptic entries on myths, giving the place of origin of main texts and a brief his...

Historical Dictionary of Inter-American Organizations, Second Edition
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Historical Dictionary of Inter-American Organizations, Second Edition

The Historical Dictionary of Inter-American Organizations covers the changing world of inter-American and international organizations that have played an important role in bilateral and multilateral efforts to solve a wide range of problems that have confronted the nations of the Western Hemisphere. The Latin American region is clearly more integrated regionally and internationally than in previous decades and is better prepared to c...

Historical Dictionary of International Intelligence
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Historical Dictionary of International Intelligence

This is the fourth in the publisher's Historical Dictionaries of Intelligence and Counterintelligence series and the second written by West. Similar in format to the other works in the series, it contains a list of acronyms, a chronology (1908-2005), and entries on agencies and agents, operations, jargon, and countries, among them Cuba, Libya, and Spain but not India or Pakistan. Entries range in length from a few short sentences to ...

German English Frequency Dictionary - Essential Vocabulary
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German English Frequency Dictionary - Essential Vocabulary

The idea is good - concentrate on the highest frequency words (and phrases). I started in on this book right away, and it has taken a moment to calibrate myself. The translations into English so far are really quite horrible: they do hit in the general neighborhood of the German, but cannot be taken literally. And from your very first high-frequency words such as "ich" or "der, die, das" you get full sentence examples of the word in ...

The Routledge Handbook of Chinese Applied Linguistics
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The Routledge Handbook of Chinese Applied Linguistics

The Routledge Handbook of Chinese Applied Linguistics is written for those wanting to acquire comprehensive knowledge of China, the diaspora and the Sino-sphere communities through Chinese language. It examines how Chinese language is used in different contexts, and how the use of Chinese language affects culture, society, expression of self and persuasion of others; as well as how neurophysiological aspects of language disorder affe...

Let's Sign Dictionary: Everyday BSL for Learners, 2nd Edition
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Let's Sign Dictionary: Everyday BSL for Learners, 2nd Edition

Due to popular demand our most recommended publication of British Sign Language (BSL) vocabulary for learners is now available on Kindle for easy mobile reference on smart phone, tablet and kindle devices. Download for immediate use. The pages are in textbook fixed format with pinch & zoom facilities, built-in notebook, flashcards for review, multicolour highlighting, dictionary, wiki and translation links. Over 2,400 clear line-...

Vault Guide to the Top Washington DC Law Firms, 2007 Edition: 3rd Edition (Vault Career Library)
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Vault Guide to the Top Washington DC Law Firms, 2007 Edition: 3rd Edition

There is no more exciting place to be as an attorney than the nation's capital. The Guide is focused entirely on major law firms with large offices in Washington, DC and covers more than 40 firms. Based on surveys and interviews of attorneys at each firm. Thousands of lawyers provide in-depth coverage of prestige, compensation, perks, corporate culture, and other legal lifestyle issues.

McGraw-Hill Handbook HARDBACK MLA 2016 UPDATE
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McGraw-Hill Handbook HARDBACK MLA 2016 UPDATE

This hardcover version of the comprehensive McGraw-Hill Handbook includes foldouts on documentation/sourcing, and new sections including "Start Smart" to help students know where to begin and how to navigate the writing situation for all their common assignments. The Maimon handbooks support student and instructor success by consistently presenting and using the writing situation as a framework for beginning, analyzing and navigating...

Key Quotations in Sociology
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Key Quotations in Sociology

"In this unique collection, Thompson gives us much more than a book of quotable quotes.' He had found extraordinarily articulate statements of sociology's key ideas, and he has arranged them in an historically and theoretically coherent way. In so doing, he has managed to tell the story of sociology in a compact, fresh and compelling manner, and also to describe society itself."