A Dictionary of the European Union by Lee McGowan,David Phinnemore

By Lee McGowan,David Phinnemore

This detailed number of information contains concise definitions and motives on the subject of all features of the eu Union. It explains the terminology surrounding the ecu and descriptions the jobs and importance of the associations, member international locations, overseas family members, programmes and guidelines, treaties and personalities. It comprises over 1,000 transparent and succinct definitions and explains acronyms and abbreviations, that are prepared alphabetically and completely cross-referenced. The ebook has been absolutely up-to-date to incorporate info of the elections to the eu Parliament and the appointment of the hot eu fee in 2014, including different very important revisions.

Among the 1,000 entries you will discover factors and historical past information on:accession negotiations

  • the African Union

  • the ‘Arab Spring’

  • the universal Agricultural coverage

  • competition coverage

  • the eu Maritime and Fisheries Fund

  • the euro

  • human rights

  • Jean-Claude Juncker

  • the eu Anti-Fraud place of work (OLAF)

  • the Schengen contract

  • Serbia

  • the unmarried Supervisory Mechanism

  • the unmarried rulebook

  • the Treaty of Lisbon

  • Ukraine

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Concise Thesaurus of Traditional English Metaphors by Dick Wilkinson

By Dick Wilkinson

This soaking up choice of metaphors incorporates a number of expressions with figurative meanings, like similes, proverbs, slang and catchphrases. it's the results of a life of paintings on dialect and metaphor and provides an summary of the people knowledge expressed in figurative expressions. the writer attracts on his broad touch with the agricultural cultures of Dorset, Cornwall, Yorkshire and Lancashire, yet has additionally incorporated a number sayings from North the USA, Australia, Scotland and different English talking nations.

With revised contents and a higher index to make person entries more uncomplicated to find, the Concise can be used to ascertain the that means and the beginning of an expression or to prevent combined metaphors, anachronisms and incongruities. it's a pleasure to browse lengthy after your unique question has been spoke back.

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Who's Who in Nazi Germany by Robert S. Wistrich

By Robert S. Wistrich

Who's Who in Nazi Germany seems to be on the people who motivated each element of existence in Nazi Germany. It covers a consultant cross-section of German society from 1933-1945, and includes:
* Nazi celebration leaders; SS, Wehrmacht and Gestapo personalities; civil carrier and diplomatic personnel
* industrialists, churchmen, intellectuals, artists, entertainers and activities personalities
* resistance leaders, political dissidents, critics and sufferers of the regime
* large biographical info on every one determine extending into the post-war period
* research in their position and importance in Nazi Germany
* an available, effortless to exploit A-Z layout
* a word list and complete bibliography.

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McGraw-Hill's Chinese Dictionary and Guide to 20,000 by Quanyu Huang

By Quanyu Huang

  • No different dictionary is offered out there with this special look-up system
  • Contains indices that enables look-up through all different techniques: pinyin, radicals and strokes, and English meanings
  • Contains 2,000 generic characters, which then permits the consumer to create 20,000 phrases with these characters and various instance sentences

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NTC's Pocket Dictionary of Words and Phrases by Richard A. Spears

By Richard A. Spears

The small yet very concise NTC's Pocket Dictionary of phrases and Phrases bargains 6,000 simple and customary English phrases plus 6,000 easy and customary English idioms and words. you'll find this transportable identify crucial within the school room, at domestic, or touring, should you need assistance to remember notice and word meanings.

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Historical Dictionary of the Olympic Movement (Historical by John Grasso,Bill Mallon,Jeroen Heijmans

By John Grasso,Bill Mallon,Jeroen Heijmans

The Olympic flow begun with the traditional Olympic video games, which have been held in Greece at the Peloponnesus peninsula at Olympia, Greece. it's not transparent why the Greeks instituted this quadrennial party within the kind of an athletic pageant. The recorded heritage of the traditional Olympic video games starts off in 776 B.C., even though it is suspected that the video games were held for numerous centuries via that point. The video games have been carried out as spiritual celebrations in honor of the god Zeus, and it really is identified that Olympia was once a shrine to Zeus from approximately one thousand B.C. In smooth time The Olympic stream makes an attempt to convey all of the countries of the realm jointly in a chain of multisport fairs, the Olympic video games, trying to use game as a way to advertise internationalism and peace.

This 5th variation of Historical Dictionary of The Olympic Movement covers its background via a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an intensive bibliography. The dictionary part has over one thousand cross-referenced entries at the heritage, philosophy, and politics of the Olympics, major corporations, some of the activities, the engaging nations, and particularly the athletes. This ebook is a superb entry aspect for college kids, researchers, and someone eager to be aware of extra concerning the Olympic Movement.

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Historical Dictionary of American Cinema (Historical by Keith M. Booker

By Keith M. Booker

One of the main strong forces in international tradition, American cinema has a protracted and intricate background that stretches via greater than a century. This historical past not just incorporates a legacy of 1000s of significant motion pictures but in addition the evolution of the movie itself, that is in lots of methods a microcosm of the background of yankee society as an entire.

The Historical Dictionary of yank Cinema offers vast assurance of the folk, motion pictures, businesses, innovations, topics, and genres that experience made American cinema one of these very important a part of international cinema. this is often performed via a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and over 500 cross-referenced dictionary entries. This ebook is a superb entry aspect for college kids, researchers, and someone desirous to understand extra in regards to the historical past of yank Cinema.

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Historical Dictionary of the Central African Republic by Richard Bradshaw,Juan Fandos-Rius

By Richard Bradshaw,Juan Fandos-Rius

The important African Republic (CAR) got here into life on 1 December 1958 as a semi-autonomous member kingdom of the Communauté (French Community), that means that France nonetheless managed its forex, protection, overseas affairs and nationwide protection. The heritage of the automobile should be interpreted in considerably other ways. One the only hand the folks of valuable Africa have suffered drastically by the hands of slave investors, concessionary businesses, French colonialists and African rulers, and their nation is still principally ‘undeveloped.’ at the different so much imperative Africans have retained loose use of land on which they develop vegetation and from which they extract quite a few worthy assets. Their lifestyle is in the end probably extra sustainable than these of the ‘experts’ who come to help them. The topic of crucial continuity within the background of the automobile is as very important, if no more vital in the end, than the topics of violent swap, exploitation, and enduring dependence. Deep roots of continuity offer a stunning balance within the face of dramatic and sometimes very painful swap at the surface.

The historic Dictionary of the relevant African Republic encompasses a chronology, an advent, appendixes, and an intensive bibliography. The dictionary part has over 1200 cross-referenced entries on very important personalities, politics, economic system, overseas relatives, faith, and tradition. This ebook is a wonderful entry aspect for college kids, researchers, and a person desirous to recognize extra concerning the significant African Republic.

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Dictionary of Americanisms, Briticisms, Canadianisms and by V.S. Matyushenkov

By V.S. Matyushenkov

"The Dictionary Of Americanisms, Canadianisms, Briticisms and Australianisms is an entire, sleek, and accomplished dictionary that includes a wide thesaurus of greater than 20000 entries. the aim of this publication is to supply a beneficiant sampling of phrases and expressions of a few of the spheres of existence within the united states, nice Britain, Australia and Canada over the last centuries. The dictionary additionally incorporates a selection of slang and colloquial expressions in those 4 international locations within the 20th century.
It has a transparent, easy-to-use structure and is perfect for college students, colleges, libraries, travelers and a person who's drawn to different types of English spoken in significant English-speaking countries.

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Diccionario de citas (Spanish Edition) by Melitón Cardona,Wenceslao Castañares,José Luis González

By Melitón Cardona,Wenceslao Castañares,José Luis González Quirós

Edición electronic del famoso diccionario de citas de Wenceslao Castañares y José Luis González Quirós, corregido y aumentado por Melitón Cardona

Más de 13.000 citas pertenecientes a 1.663 autores.

Las citas van en su idioma unique (inglés, francés, alemán, italiano, latín, portugués, catalán, gallego y vasco) con traducción al español.

Indispensable para escritores, profesores, periodistas, académicos y muy útil para todos aquellos que deseen enriquecer su acervo cultural.

Pronto se publicarán versiones para ordenador (Windows y Mac), así como para iPad y tabletas Android.

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