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Everything, whether living or nonliving, is made of energy; in other words, matter is energy. Heat and thermodynamics is the study of what happens to that energy in the universe. Heat and Thermodynamics is the study of heat's behaviour and how it impacts the movement of energy and, in particular,...
By Harold Bloom
'Bloom's Guides' are the successors to 'Bloom's Notes' & 'Bloom's Reviews', offering a comprehensive reading & study guide to an important work of literature. Each book includes a biographical sketch of the author, a descriptive list of characters, summary & analysis.
An updated look at the history of Saudi Arabia, offering a balanced, informative perspective and covering everything from the dramatic rise in oil prices to the rights of women. Complete with black-and-white illustrations, maps, charts, a chronology, and
Careers in Focus: Forensics profiles 18 careers for anyone interested in crime solving.
The A to Z of Alzheimer\'s Disease: A Concise Guide to Understanding and Coping with This Devastating Disease
Presents a wealth of information on the physical, emotional, and intellectual conditions that affect Alzheimer's sufferers. It also examines the current research on prevention, causes, and treatments, as well as the social issues surrounding the disease.
An assessment of the 100 most influential novelists, playwrights, and poets. All of the writers selected have helped to redefine literature, establishing a standard with which succeeding generations of writers and readers have had to contend.
By Paul Phifer
Offers advice for high school and college students exploring their career options. Providing advice on figuring out what to do with an English major or how to select a field of study, this guide covers more than 60 college majors linked to 350 different career paths. It includes questions in...
Provides an overview of the historical events that have taken place and shaped the islands of the Caribbean Sea. This volume contains information on topics such as women pirates, meals eaten by slaves, and the cultural preference for strong leaders in the region.
Influenced by the blues as well as West African and African-American sounds, rhythm and blues, rap, and hip-hop have become popular and influential forms of music around the world. This work explores the characteristics and importance of each of these types of music and its history and evolution. It also...
Examines the many different careers in animal care, as well as education requirements, salary ranges, work environments, and outlook projections.