A Dictionary of Sports Studies

Author: Alan Tomlinson

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780198804888

Category:

Page: 528

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This Dictionary is part of the Oxford Reference Collection using sustainable print-on-demand technology to make the acclaimed backlist of the Oxford Reference programme perennially available in hardback format. A Dictionary of Sports Studies contains over 1,100 clear, concise, and authoritative entries compiled by Professor Alan Tomlinson, a leading expert in the field. Wide-ranging coverage includes the social, political, economical, and cultural theory of sport, as well as entries relating to exercise, preparation, and performance psychology, and key scientific terms, including nutrition and anatomy. It also features biographies of key sportspeople, information on international organizations and institutions, and detailed appendices with lists of sporting events and winners, including the Summer and Winter Olympic Games. Addressing the need for an A-Z reference guide in the field of sports studies, this dictionary is essential reading for students of sports studies and the related disciplines of leisure and recreation studies, sports science, and physical education. It is also ideal for the general reader with an interest in sport.

A Dictionary of Film Studies

Author: Annette Kuhn,Guy Westwell

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191034657

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 528

View: 5305

Written by experts in the field, this dictionary covers all aspects of film studies, including terms, concepts, debates, and movements in film theory and criticism, national, international and transnational cinemas, film history, film movements and genres, film industry organizations and practices, and key technical terms and concepts in 500 detailed entries. Most entries also feature recommendations for further reading and a large number also have web links. The web links are listed and regularly updated on a companion website that complements the printed book. The dictionary is international in its approach, covering national cinemas, genres, and film movements from around the world such as the Nouvelle Vague, Latin American cinema, the Latsploitation film, Bollywood, Yiddish cinema, the spaghetti western, and World cinema. The most up-to-date dictionary of its kind available, this is a must-have for all students of film studies and ancillary subjects, as well as an informative read for cinephiles and for anyone with an interest in films and film criticism.

A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

Author: Anthony G. Atkins,Tony Atkins,Marcel Escudier

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199587434

Category: Reference

Page: 428

View: 949

A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering is one of the latest additions to the market leading Oxford Paperback Reference series. In over 8,500 clear and concise alphabetical entries, and with many helpful line drawings, it provides definitions and explanations for mechanical engineering terms in the core areas of design, stress analysis, dynamics and vibrations, thermodynamics, and fluid mechanics. Topics covered include heat transfer, combustion, control, lubrication, robotics, instrumentation, and measurement. Where relevant, the dictionary also touches on related subject areas such as acoustics, bioengineering, chemical engineering, civil engineering, aeronautical engineering, environmental engineering, and materials science. To expand its coverage, the dictionary also lists useful entry-level web links which are regularly updated on a dedicated companion website of the dictionary. Extensively cross-referenced, this excellent new volume is the most comprehensive and authoritative dictionary of its kind. It is an essential reference for students of mechanical engineering and for anyone with an interest in the subject.

A Dictionary of the Ancient Greek World

Author: David Sacks,Oswyn Murray

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780195112061

Category: History

Page: 306

View: 7385

Alphabetically arranged entries provide a detailed look at the history of this ancient culture, covering such topics as art, architecture, technology, and women's roles.

The Oxford-Duden German Dictionary

German-English, English-German

Author: Clark Thyen,Oxford,ed Clark,John Bradbury Sykes,Dudenredaktion (Bibliographisches Institut),Oxford University Press

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780198602484

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 1728

View: 1977

This new edition provides an up-to-date and complete picture of contemporary German, including spelling changes ratified in 1996. Featured are more than 260,000 words, sample sentences, and maps. Thumb-indexed.

Modern German Grammar

A Practical Guide

Author: Ruth Whittle,John Klapper,Bill Dodd,Christine Eckhard-Black,William Dodd

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134859147

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 504

View: 1151

Announcing an innovative, new, practical reference grammar, combining traditional and function-based grammar in a single volume. It is the ideal reference grammar at advanced secondary level and above.

Books in Print

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: American literature

Page: N.A

View: 9746

Books in print is the major source of information on books currently published and in print in the United States. The database provides the record of forthcoming books, books in-print, and books out-of-print.

Wörterbuch Design

Begriffliche Perspektiven des Design

Author: Michael Erlhoff,Timothy Marshall

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 3764381426

Category: Design

Page: 472

View: 2198

Dieses Wörterbuch bietet die interessante und kategoriale Grundlage für einen ernsthaften internationalen Diskurs über Design. Es ist das Handbuch für alle, die mit Design beruflich und in der Ausbildung zu tun haben, sich dafür interessieren, sich daran vergnügen und Design begreifen wollen. Über 100 Autorinnen und Autoren u.a. aus Japan, Österreich, England, Deutschland, Australien, aus der Schweiz, den Niederlanden und aus den USA haben für dieses Design-Wörterbuch Originalbeiträge geschrieben und bieten so bei aller kulturellen Differenz mögliche Erörterungen an, sich über wesentliche Kategorien des Design und somit über Design grundlegend zu verständigen. Es umfasst sowohl die teilweise noch jungen Begriffe aktueller Diskussionen als auch Klassiker der Design-Diskurse. – Ein praktisches Buch, das sowohl Wissenschaftscharakter hat als auch ein Buch zum Blättern und Lesen ist.

Quill & Quire

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Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Book industries and trade

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Medizinisches Wörterbuch

English-German

Author: Peter Reuter,Christine Reuter

Publisher: George Thieme Verlag

ISBN: 9783131004710

Category: Medical

Page: 901

View: 7601

This newly compiled medical dictionary incorporates the latest English and German medical terminology and reflects all current developments in international medicine. Key features include superb clarity, comprehensiveness, complete phonetic pronunciation, and the widest possible range of adjectival derivations.

Directory of Publishing 2010

United Kingdom and The Republic of Ireland

Author: N.A

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1441110887

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 192

View: 1836

Now in its 35th edition, this is the most authoritative, detailed trade directory available for the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland.

Topical Reference Books

Author: Marion Sader

Publisher: Libraries Unltd Incorporated

ISBN: N.A

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 892

View: 6391

"Like the other titles in Bowkers's Buying Guide series, it will be extremely useful..." Booklist Topical Reference Books selects and recommends today's best specialized reference books. It gives librarians and teachers the help they need to make sound choices in a wide range of subject areas. It provides the titles, authors, publishers and ordering information for building strong collections of essential works, preparing for classes, or researching particular subjects. This book offers expert evaluations of over 2,000 preferred titles in 50 categores, from Advertising and Aging to Women's Studies and Zoology. In each category, you'll find: *Headnotes that provide background and suggestions for collection development *Core Titles that identify the most significant books *At-A-Glance charts to help you determine the suitability of particular works.

British Book News

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Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Best books

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Includes no. 53a: British wartime books for young people.