From "A and B cutting" to "Z-smoke tablet" this book offers concise definitions of 5,000 technical and legal terms used in every aspect of filmmaking from script writing to production and distribution.
Contains 600 articles covering political, religious, economic, social, and intellectual topics from the predynastic era to the period of Roman rule. Good cross-references, index, and bibliographies. Available in print and online.
A 4-volume encyclopedia with nearly 4,000 articles with bibliographies. Covers topics such as religion, political and military affairs, economics, literature, and the arts during the 19th and 20th centuries.
A 4-volume encyclopedia with 189 interpretive essays organized thematically. One can readily find specific topics through the cross-referencing and indexing, and find further resources through the bibliographies in each article.
A 5-volume encyclopedia prepared under the auspices of the American Schools of Oriental Research, edited by Eric M. Meyers. The geographic coverage is from pre-history through the Crusades, covering the eastern Mediterranean to Iran, the Anatolian peninsula to the Arabian peninsula, and Egypt, Cyprus, and parts of North and East Africa.
Volume 1 contains 40 selections from texts written between the fifth century B.C. and the first century A.D., during which the classical Chinese language was fully developed and standardized. Volume 2 contains a detailed glossary of unfamiliar terms and names found in Volume 1, and Volume 3 features detailed grammatical analyses.
The Asian financial crisis of 1997 had major social and political consequences. This book analyzes the measures taken to mitigate the immediate effects of the crisis and explores issues related to Asian monetary stability.
Written to introduce chemistry students to the ways chemists communicate...The book covers the most important forms of communication - textbooks, lectures, lab reports, articles, literature reviews, and oral presentations.
Contains 650 well-researched maps depicting cultural, social, demographic, political and economic topics, ranging from prehistory to 1977. Well-indexed, with an extensive bibliography. The 1992 edition is the "second impression, with additional material."