The Literature of Islam: A Guide to the Primary Sources in by Paula Youngman Skreslet,Rebecca Skreslet

By Paula Youngman Skreslet,Rebecca Skreslet

This booklet introduces the literature of Islam because it is gifted in English translation. For students in different fields who have to comprehend the big and intricate literary history of this erudite and lively religion group (but are not able to commit years in their lives to attaining a examining skillability in classical Arabic), for school contributors known as upon to educate introductory or survey classes open air their very own disciplines, and for graduate scholars in theology, medieval experiences, global religions, or similar fields who want entry to those fundamental resources in English translation, The Literature of Islam is a welcome source. Even lay readers who're drawn to knowing the fashionable Arab or Islamic international may well seize anything of the currents of inspiration and trust throughout the centuries that produced those vital works, which proceed to exert a strong effect upon Muslims at the present time.

The fundamental literatures of Islam are as a rule categorised into numerous parts of analysis: the canonical literature, the translation of scripture and culture, legislation, theology, philosophy, background, and mysticism. Entries listed below are prepared into those parts of research and symbolize the main major texts from very important tendencies within the self-discipline. the amount additionally comprises an intensive bibliography that lists the versions of fundamental assets analyzed in each one bankruptcy. There also are a few feedback for secondary analyzing, that can be valuable to a pupil looking additional info approximately every one style of literature.

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Writing Young Adult Fiction For Dummies by Deborah Halverson,M. T. Anderson

By Deborah Halverson,M. T. Anderson

Your hands-on, pleasant advisor to writing younger grownup fiction

With younger grownup e-book revenues emerging, and bestselling authors like J.K. Rowling and Stephenie Meyer exploding onto the scene, aspiring YA writers are extra a number of than ever. Are you curious about writing a tender grownup novel, yet are usually not convinced the right way to healthy the fashion that appeals to younger readers?

Writing younger grownup Fiction For Dummies offers tips of the alternate and confirmed pointers on the entire steps to put in writing a YA booklet, from constructing an concept to publication.

  • Unique writing workouts that will help you locate your individual real youngster voice
  • Tips to prevent while filing manuscripts
  • How to damage into the flourishing younger grownup market

With assistance from this step by step consultant, you will have the entire abilities to put in writing an inspiring and marketable younger grownup novel.

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Scientific English: A Guide for Scientists and Other by Robert A. Day,Nancy Sakaduski

By Robert A. Day,Nancy Sakaduski

This enjoyable and hugely readable booklet supplies somebody writing within the sciences a transparent and easy-to-follow consultant to the English language.

• contains cartoons and funny illustrations that aid toughen very important concepts

• presents a word list that enables readers to simply reference the meanings of grammatical phrases utilized in the book

• includes a wide array of quotations to supply humor, make issues, or toughen key concepts

• comprises a complete bankruptcy on digital media in addition to new fabric on self-editing

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The Battles of Coral Sea and Midway, 1942: A Selected by Myron J. Smith

By Myron J. Smith

1992 will mark the 50th anniversary of the nice Pacific naval battles within the Coral Sea and stale halfway Island. Occuring inside a month of one another, those turning aspect engagements introduced an finish to Japan's army growth and 6 months of Allied defeat and retreat within the Pacific. Fought in general over the sea by way of airmen flying essentially from airplane providers, the battles have been marked on either side through braveness and success, forewarning and foreboding, ability and ineptitude.

In this primary book-length, partially-annotated bibliography, Smith offers greater than 1,300 citations to the becoming literature on those significant battles. fabrics in seven languages are stated in addition to details supplied on a few of the repositories situated within the usa or overseas that experience holdings worthwhile for the ongoing reinterpretation of the battles. Following an outline and creation, the quantity includes sections dedicated to reference works and websites, basic histories, undefined, biography, fighters, and certain experiences, and separate part for either battles. entry is augmented via writer and identify indexes. This quantity may be a required reference advisor for all these involved in the battle within the Pacific and glossy army studies.

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Merchants of Culture: The Publishing Business in the by John B. Thompson

By John B. Thompson

those are turbulent occasions on the planet of publication publishing. for almost 5 centuries the equipment and practices of ebook publishing remained mostly unchanged, yet on the sunrise of the twenty-first century the unearths itself confronted with probably the best demanding situations considering Gutenberg. a mix of monetary pressures and technological switch is forcing publishers to change their practices and imagine demanding concerning the way forward for the books within the electronic age.

In this e-book - the 1st significant examine of exchange publishing for greater than 30 years - Thompson situates the present demanding situations dealing with the in an old context, analysing the transformation of exchange publishing within the usa and Britain because the Nineteen Sixties. He supplies a close account of ways the realm of exchange publishing quite works, dissecting the jobs of publishers, brokers and booksellers and exhibiting how their practices are formed via a box that has a particular constitution and dynamic.

This new paperback variation has been completely revised and up to date to take account of the newest advancements, together with the dramatic elevate in booklet revenues and its implications for the publishing and its future.

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Dahl's History of the Book: 3rd English Ed. by Bill Katz,Svend Dahl

By Bill Katz,Svend Dahl

From cave work to pcs, this evaluation of the historical past of books and communique is written for the layperson and scholar. It offers transparent info on how books formed and mirrored significant social, political, and literary advancements. As a basic consultant, it strikes from the earliest writing within the heart East and Egypt to Greece, Rome, and early Christian contributions to booklet construction and literacy. significant sections talk about publishing in the course of the center a long time and the way the discovery of printing vastly replaced and better the distribution of information. Later chapters take the reader from the age of encyclopedias within the 17th century to the good technological advances of the 19th and 20th centuries. if you happen to desire to pursue particular parts within the background of the publication in better aspect, there are 3 elements dedicated to extra examining with descriptive, serious annotations: basic histories and bibliographies, scribes and printers, and printing to the trendy interval. wide notes and documentation will result in extra sources.

--This textual content refers back to the Hardcover edition.

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Women in Music: A Research and Information Guide (Routledge by Karin Pendle,Melinda Boyd

By Karin Pendle,Melinda Boyd

Women in track: A learn and knowledge Guide is an annotated bibliography rising from greater than twenty-five years of feminist scholarship on track. This publication testifies to the good number of topics and ways represented in over 20 years of released writings on ladies, their paintings, and the real roles that feminist outlooks have performed in previously male-oriented educational scholarship or journalistic musings on ladies and music.

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Guide to Business Information on Central and Eastern Europe by Tania Konn

By Tania Konn

This advisor is an advent to English language assets, in digital and traditional print types, facing principal and jap ecu enterprise concerns. It supplies evaluative descriptions and prices of all indexed resources, and concentrates on contemporary assets. resources in recognize of a few of those international locations could be tough to find, and the writer offers suggestions on the right way to move approximately discovering them.

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Ten Precisionist Artists: Annotated Bibliographies (Art by R. Scott Harnsberger

By R. Scott Harnsberger

Sometimes thought of to be America's first indigenous modernist artwork sort, Precisionism, a circulation largely of the Nineteen Twenties and Nineteen Thirties, focused on depicting the city and business panorama, emphasizing the formal geometrical features of reliable mass and fresh strains and rendering those vistas with simplified, sharp-edged shapes and delicate, unmodulated program of pigment, void of extraneous info and impersonal in tone. This annotated bibliography offers with Precisionism and its ten best practitioners: George Ault, Peter Blume, Ralston Crawford, Charles Demuth, Preston Dickinson, O. Louis Guglielmi, Louis Lozowick, Morton L. Schamberg, Charles Sheeler, and Niles Spencer.

Each artist's bankruptcy starts off with a biographical comic strip and contains sections for Writings, Statements, and Interviews; Monographs and Exhibition Catalogues; Articles and Essays; Exhibition studies; booklet reports; Dissertations and Theses; Reference resources; and Archival assets. a distinct part on the finish of every bankruptcy lists annotated reproductions of the artist's paintings showing in any of roughly 225 resource volumes. insurance extends to portray, drawings, lithographs, and images. a gap bankruptcy, additionally divided by way of kinds of fabrics, covers Precisionism ordinarily and cites fabric within which or extra of the 10 artists are mentioned. A key-phrase index offers complete citations for the resource volumes. 3 different indexes facilitate entry by way of writer, short-title of exhibition catalogues, and topics. the one annotated bibliography on Precisionism, this quantity should be a worthwhile reduction to investigate on numerous topics in terms of smooth American art.

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