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The first of its kind to concentrate on those terms related to the
International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), this dictionary
provides more than mere translations, explaining as it does the
keywords like a glossary. In addition, cross-references lead the
user quickly and easily to further associated or explanatory
This encyclopedia of firearms is both an authoritative reference work and a stunning visual directory, explaining the development of arms through the centuries. The chronological survey begins with gunpowder and the first crude 14th-century hand cannons, and continues through handguns and the development of machine and submachine guns. Each gun's features are listed, as are the military, political and technological contexts in which the gun was developed. A full list of manufacturers and a glossary complete this easy-to-use encyclopedia. The book is essential reading for anyone interested in gun manufacture and conflicts of war.
Follows the four Big Ideas in the AP Biology curriculum, including question types and detailed answer explanations for Evolution, Energy, Information, and Interactions topics. Don't just learn why your answer is correct-learn the rationale behind why each other answer choice is incorrect, thereby reinforcing the facts you need to know in order to answer each question correctly on your AP exam. This AP Questions and Answers test prep guide has been created specifically to help you hone your critical thinking skills, give you exposure to all of the AP-style question types such as multiple-choice, numeric response, and short and long free-response questions, and maximize your understanding of content and concepts through comprehensive explanations. It's an excellent tool for concentrated test preparation that works well alone and is doubly effective with the corresponding Barron's AP subject test review book. Want to boost your studies with even more practice and in-depth review? Try Barron's Ultimate AP Biology for even more prep.
Full colour map of Scotland at 8.7 miles to 1 inch (1:550,000) with clear, detailed road network and administrative areas shown in colour. The map covers the whole of Scotland and part of Northern England conveniently on one side, and is ideal for reference or route planning. The map shows the road network in detail for easy route planning. It is ideal for business users also, with its political colouring of local council areas. Main Features * Fully updated * Administrative areas shown in colour * Clear, detailed road network and road distances * Town and city names, rivers, railway lines and canals clearly shown * 7 city/town centre street plans showing places of interest. * Index to place names * Mileage chart * Car ferry routes * Key in English, French and German
The home of living English The largest single-volume English dictionary in print celebrates the extraordinary breadth and changing nature of world English, with more than 725,000 words, meanings and phrases. "The Collins English Dictionary is a book to be treasured, no home should be without one", The Times. Updated with all the very latest new words and senses, this is an unparalleled resource for word lovers, word gamers, and word geeks everywhere. It draws on Collins' extensive language databases and covers many literary and rare words useful for crossword solvers and setters as well as Scrabble players. Ideal for use at work, at home and at school - new words, new meanings and new uses are tracked by Collins' lexicographers who monitor language change around the world. This along with suggestions from the public on the award-winning collinsdictionary.com, ensures Collins English Dictionary truly is the home of living language. More place names and biographical entries - with over 8,500 place names and 5,500 biographies you will encounter thousands of fascinating facts and figures at your fingertips. The latest edition is beautifully designed and printed, and is surprisingly light and easy to hold. Designed for day-to-day use, with a clear layout and virtual thumb tabs, it is also available in flexible formats to suit every user - in print, as a Kindle dictionary and an iOS app.
The definitive illustrated guide for visitors to National Trust houses, gardens, coast and countryside areas. 2017 brings fresh and exciting things to discover throughout the National Trust, with newly renovated properties and gardens, unusual buildings and World Heritage sites as well as exquisite collections to suit every taste and age group. Together with historic buildings and countryside open-access properties, the Handbook also features places to visit along the coastline of England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Opening times, catering facilities and special events are listed, together with over 500 attractive colour photographs. An invaluable guide for all National Trust members, visitors, tourists and anyone interested in British heritage.
We're in the middle of a Gin Craze. Scarcely a day goes by without an established brand offering a fresh take on their established styles or, more likely, a new boutique distillery opening its doors - where gin is de rigueur. From Adnams to Zuidam; Beefeater to Bombay and London to Plymouth (and beyond) this new book from a best-selling drinks writer is the authoritative guide to the world of gin, and the first book to explore the explosion of innovative gin brands and the artisanal distillers that are reinventing this most English of drinks. With serious gin bars stocking well over 300 brands and adding still more, how do you choose? Is Edinburgh Gin a style, or just a brand name? Can a rose-flower and cucumber infusion properly be called gin? Can gin be aged in wood or does that just make it a strange tasting young whisky? And what tonic to choose, and why? In his inimitable style, best-selling drinks writer Ian Buxton will lead readers through the great gin trap with his latest no-nonsense guide to 101 Gins.
What is a cabochon? What are the various types of gilding? What is vermeil? This accessible book—the first of its kind—offers concise explanations of key jewelry terms. The fascination with personal adornment is universal. It is a preoccupation that is primal, instinctive, and uniquely human. Jewelry encompasses a seemingly endless number of ornaments produced across time and in all cultures. The range of materials and techniques used in its construction is extraordinary, even revolutionary, with new substances and methods of fabrication added with every generation. In any given society, master artisans have devoted their time, energy, and talent to the fine art of jewelry making, creating some of the most spectacular objects known to humankind.
This volume, geared toward jewelry makers, scholars, scientists, students, and fashionistas alike, begins with a lively introduction that offers a cultural history of jewelry and its production. The main text provides information on the most common, iconic, and culturally significant forms of jewelry and also covers materials, techniques, and manufacturing processes. Containing more than eighty color illustrations, this guide will be invaluable to all those wishing to increase their understanding and enjoyment of the art of jewelry.
An essential dental resource that goes beyond education! Mosby's Dental Dictionary, 4th Edition is the must-have, pocket-sized reference covering all areas of dentistry that's designed for both students and practitioners. This new edition defines over 10,000 terms on dynamic areas of dentistry, including materials, imaging, surgery, orthodontics, pain control, and more.?Throughout the text, over 300 illustrations address new innovations, research, technology, and products in the field, and extensive appendices provide quick access to the information you will use every day. Plus, a free companion website contains more than 5,000 audio pronunciations, 500 additional images, videos, and animations to help illustrate key concepts. Portable size offers convenience as a chair-side or computer-side reference. Companion website includes over 5,000 audio pronunciations, an expanded image collection, and videos and animations. Bolded pronunciations indicate terms that may be heard on the companion website. Practical appendices (in print and online) provide a reference to abbreviations, clinical oral structures, anesthesia color codes, implants, and more. Colored thumb tabs make it easy to locate definitions quickly. NEW! Terms on dynamic areas of dentistry, include materials, imaging, surgery, orthodontics, pain control, and more! NEW! Artwork, includes photos of the latest equipment, clinical techniques and modern illustrations to bring key concepts to life. NEW! Expanded audio pronunciations on the companion website ensures you're using the correct pronunciations of complex terms. NEW! Who's-who of dentistry Editorial Board features expert editor Margaret Fehrenbach - Dental Hygienist, Oral Biologist, Educational Consultant, Dental Science Writer, and Dental Hygiene Instructor.
This handsome NEW edition of the Book of Common Prayer is perfect for the cost-conscious gift giver - even if the recipient is you It is elegant with a gold cross stamped on the rich black cover, gold stained edges, presentation pages, and a satin ribbon marker. It is also practical in imitation leather. Its personal size fits the hand well.
Biotechnology and genetic engineering are the key technologies of
the 21st century. They allow the findings in cell biology and
genetics, biochemistry and microbiology, biochemical engineering
and bioinformatics to be applied to health care, agriculture, food
production, environmental protection and alternative production
methods for chemicals.
This is the third volume of three on demographics. All major fields of demographic change are covered. Population figures are given for each population census by sex, civil status and age. Major demographic developments within the family are described providing a commentary on the main population structures and trends.
This updated edition prepares students to succeed on the SAT Subject Test in Biology E/M (Ecology and Molecular). This comprehensive manual presents: A short diagnostic test Two full-length Biology E/M practice tests All test questions answered and explained A test overview and an extensive subject review of all topics covered on the exam More than 350 additional practice questions with answers The practice tests reflect the actual test in format and degree of difficulty. BONUS ONLINE PRACTICE TESTS: Students who purchase this book will also get FREE access to two additional full-length online SAT Biology Subject Tests with all questions answered and explained. The online exams can now be easily accessed by computer, tablet, and smartphone.
Street-level bureaucracy concerns a vital part of the ways in which public policy programmes are implemented, particularly through the relationship between public officials and individual citizens. Addressing the state of the art and providing a systematic exploration of the theoretical and methodological issues at stake, this Research Handbook is a crucial contribution to the analysis of public policy from the perspective of the ground floor of government. The Research Handbook covers theoretical themes in current research such as institutional theory, social inequality, national culture, discrimination and representation, digitalization, and accountability. Analyzing the role of teachers, police officers and other street-level bureaucrats, chapters explore how these individuals implement policies through their daily contact with citizens. Further sections investigate the methodological tools for research, as well as the future challenges facing the area. Peter Hupe concludes with lessons for the study of street-level bureaucracy and a significant research agenda for the topic. Essential reading for researchers of government, politics, public administration, public management, public policy and social policy, the Research Handbook on Street-Level Bureaucracy is the defining reference for understanding public policy in action in everyday life.
A quick-access reference to every essential mediarelated term and concept
After the high-maintenance clients and creatives have had their say, its the unheralded media planners who make or break the success of an advertisement or campaign.
Advertising Media A-to-Z is todays most comprehensive resource for this dynamic field, providing valuable, dictionary-like coverage of key terminology and concepts for media planning, media buying, and media research.
A hands-on overview of advertising media today, Advertising Media A-to-Z also provides fascinating historical information, tips on media buying and planning, and other guidelines for achieving maximum return on advertising investments. Media professionals will look to this all-in-one reference for:
Dive deep into the world of swimming with open water swimmer and coach Mikael Rosen as he explores the sport through eight different perspectives. With topics ranging from the vigorous mental and physical demands of the sport to gender and race politics, no reader will be left treading water. Rosen also provides a look into the lives of professional swimmers such as Michael Phelps and Sarah Sjoestroem, sharing insights into what makes these greats super swimmers. Packed with interesting history, science, and trivia, as well as useful charts, maps, sidebars, tips, and strategies-plus plenty of photos sprinkled throughout-this compendium is a must-have for any athlete or swimming fanatic.
This updated guide offers content and test questions based on the most recent version of the AP Psychology course objectives. Our latest edition includes: Three full-length practice exams: one diagnostic test and two full-length practice tests Comprehensive answer explanations for all questions A review of all AP test topics, including research methods, the biological basis of behavior, and treatment of disorders An abnormal psychology chapter completely overhauled to reflect the latest changes to the DSM-5 Fifteen additional multiple-choice practice questions for each unit with explained answers An analysis of the test's essay section with a sample essay BONUS ONLINE PRACTICE TESTS: Students who purchase this book will also get FREE access to three additional full-length online AP Psychology tests with all questions answered and explained. These online exams can be easily accessed by smartphone, tablet, or computer.
When you want to get a firm understanding of God's grace, where do you start? You could consult your concordance for every appearance of "Grace" in the Bible. But what about those Scripture passages that don't use the word grace, yet are vital to understanding it? Reach for the Silver Medallion Award-winning Zondervan NIV Nave's Topical Bible. It broadens your scope beyond word searches to topical studies. Now you're ready to deal not just with key words, but with concepts. The Zondervan NIV Nave's Topical Bible improves on the original King James Version-based Nave's Topical Bible by adding more than 500 headings, 2,000 subtopics, and 1,300 cross-references. You'll find entries addressing contemporary issues such as abuse, ecology, homosexuality, and abortion--all either directly including or else referencing the bestselling New International Version text, and easily usable with other translations as well. Goodrick/Kohlenberger numbering lets you also consult the Zondervan NIV Exhaustive Concordance to broaden your studies of specific Hebrew and Greek words. So when you're ready to dig deeper into the Scriptures, it's time to add this book to your core reference library. Its thoroughness will bring new dimensions to your Bible studies and help you gain sound scriptural perspectives on faith and practical living.
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