Handbook of Research on Latin American and Caribbean by G. Pope Atkins

By G. Pope Atkins

The research of Latin American and Caribbean diplomacy has a protracted evolution either in the improvement of diplomacy as a basic educational venture and when it comes to the actual features that distinguish the techniques taken via students within the box. This guide presents an intensive multidisciplinary reference advisor to the literature at the a number of parts of the diplomacy of Latin the USA and the Caribbean. mentioning over 1600 assets that date from the 19th century to the current, with emphasis on contemporary many years, the volume's analytic essays hint the evolution of study by way of recommendations, matters, and issues. The instruction manual is a significant other quantity to Atkins' Latin the United States and the Caribbean within the foreign method, Fourth version, but in addition serves as a useful stand-alone reference quantity for college students, students, researchers, reporters, and practitioners, either reliable and personal.

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William Schuman: A Bio-Bibliography (Bio-Bibliographies in by K. Gary Adams

By K. Gary Adams

William Howard Schuman, a celebrated determine in 20th-century track, was once a composer and a copious author on song and tune schooling. Early on, as a composer, he obtained the eye of a number of musicians and writers similar to Nathan Broder, Elliott Carter, and Leonard Bernstein. He was once the recipient of various prestigious awards, together with the Pulitzer Prize, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and the hot York song Critics Circle Award. After instructing at Sarah Lawrence university from 1935 to 1945 and serving as president of the Juilliard institution from 1945 to 1962, Schuman assumed the presidency of Lincoln middle, the place he effectively carried out that institution's inventive courses. Schuman, who composed in numerous genres, could be most sensible identified for his orchestral compositions and choral song. This reference paintings offers a biography and an intensive catalog and advisor to Schuman's writings and compositions and to the present learn to be had in this talented and multi-talented musician.An useful source to song students attracted to William Schuman's occupation, 5 sections offer available special details: a biography, works and performances, discography, bibliography, and bibliography of writings by way of Schuman. The biography lines Schuman's existence and occupation with an emphasis on illustrating his compositional task. The bibliography comprises books, dissertations, articles, and experiences that chronicle Schuman's actions from his days as a tender composer to his demise in 1992. An writer index, index of compositions, and common index entire this in-depth reference on William Schuman.

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The Women Impressionists: A Sourcebook (Art Reference by Russell T. Clement

By Russell T. Clement

This reference organizes and describes the first and secondary literature surrounding Mary Stevenson Cassatt, Berthe Morisot, Eva GonzalËs, and Marie Bracquemond, 4 significant ladies Impressionist artists. The Impressionist staff integrated a number of ladies artists of substantial skill whose works and lives have been mostly neglected till the arrival of feminist artwork feedback within the early Seventies. They studied, labored, and exhibited with their male opposite numbers together with Degas, Manet, Monet, and Pissarro. The entries supply huge assurance of the careers, severe reception, exhibition historical past, and growing to be reputations of those 4 lady artists and talk about girls Impressionists as a rule as they shared the demanding situations of changing into approved as expert artists in past due 19th-century society.

Containing approximately 900 citations of manuscripts, books, articles, reproductions, movies, exhibitions, and experiences, this special sourcebook will entice either paintings and women's stories students. every one artist gets a biographical comic strip, chronology, information regarding person and staff exhibitions and studies, and a first-rate and secondary bibliography, which captures information about the artist's existence, occupation, and dating with different artists. An paintings works index and names index whole the volume.

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Developing an Outstanding Core Collection: A Guide for by Carol Alabaster

By Carol Alabaster

During this useful guide, newly up-to-date for 2010, Carol Alabaster specializes in constructing a suite with high quality fabrics whereas saving time and cash. She addresses key assortment improvement questions, together with

  • What standards are used to spot a middle name?
  • what's the technique for making decisions?
  • How is a suite maintained and improved?
  • How are center titles tracked within the library's acquisition and stream systems?

choked with choice assets and pattern center lists in seven topic parts, this soup-to-nuts handbook might be important no matter if you're ranging from scratch or revitalizing an present assortment.

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Impact of Technology on Society. A Documentation of Current by B. Schmeikal, H. Hogeweg-de Haart and W. Richter (Eds.)

By B. Schmeikal, H. Hogeweg-de Haart and W. Richter (Eds.)

This publication includes a listing of analysis tasks at the impression of expertise on society. examine during this box is of transforming into significance because the flood of technological innovation maintains. This survey exhibits huge task within the parts of microelectronics and knowledge expertise, yet with a necessity for extra consistency and stability. via development jointly special details on present learn, the amount not just raises understanding of what has been performed, but in addition exhibits parts wanting additional learn

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Subject Analysis: Blitz Cataloging Workbook by Bobby Ferguson

By Bobby Ferguson

Designed to help library institution scholars, replica catalogers, and paraprofessionals in studying the rules and practices of recent cataloging, those 3 volumes offer various routines on MARC cataloging, Anglo-American Cataloging ideas (AACR), authority regulate, topic headings (LCSH and Sears record of topic Headings), type (Library of Congress and Dewey Decimal), and nonbook cataloging (computer records, sound recordings, video recordings, maps, and kits). The sequence covers either common cataloging info and particular MARC tags; sequence entries; using such instruments as topic Cataloging handbook: topic Headings, LCSH, AACR2r, and Sears checklist of topic Headings. It additionally addresses development of MARC authority files and bibliographic files, and the detection and correction of cataloging blunders. meant for use as supplementary fabrics (rather than as basic textbooks) via scholars, the books are an outstanding source for library execs and paraprofessionals wh

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Genetic influences on neural and behavioral functions by Donald W. Pfaff, Wade H. Berrettini, Tong H. Joh, Stephen C.

By Donald W. Pfaff, Wade H. Berrettini, Tong H. Joh, Stephen C. Maxson

The concept that underlying this ebook is the contributions of latest genomic info to check a few of knowing neural and behavioral features. now and again, those are already well-known as having robust hereditary elements, whereas in others, the contributions of particular gene items may well quickly be came upon. using the flood of recent details derived from the Human Genome undertaking and corresponding efforts to explain the mouse genome." Genetic impacts on Neural and Behavioral services" offers a scholarly catalog, prepared logically, of relatives among the expression of particular genes, nerve cellphone biology and behaviour, common and irregular, in animals AND people. pattern themes contain genes in terms of schiziphrenia, panic sickness, epilepsy, alcoholism, sleep, consuming issues, and extra.

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100 Most Popular Contemporary Mystery Authors: Biographical by Bernard A. Drew

By Bernard A. Drew

Provide your secret fanatics with historical past info on their favourite writers and sequence characters, and use this as a advisor for including modern titles for your collections.

• offers fascinating and informative profiles of a hundred well known, modern secret and crime writers in addition to overviews in their sequence characters

• comprises over 60 writer photos

• A bibliography lists info on every one author's works in addition to assisting resource fabrics for the profiles

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