Handbook of U.s. Labor Statistics 2015 Employment, Earnings, by Mary Meghan Ryan

By Mary Meghan Ryan

The Handbook of U.S. hard work Statistics is well-known as an authoritative source at the U.S. hard work strength. It keeps and complements the Bureau of work Statistics's (BLS) discontinued publication, hard work Statistics. The eighteenth variation permits the person to appreciate fresh advancements in addition to to match modern-day economic climate with earlier historical past.

The Handbook is a accomplished reference offering an abundance of knowledge on quite a few issues including:

  • employment and unemployment;
  • earnings;
  • prices;
  • productivity;
  • consumer expenditures;
  • occupational protection and health;
  • union membership;
  • international exertions comparisons;
  • and a lot more!

Features of the publication
In addition to over 225 tables that current functional facts, the
Handbook provides:

  • introductory fabric for every bankruptcy that comprises highlights of salient information and figures that decision cognizance to noteworthy tendencies within the data;
  • notes and definitions, which comprise concise descriptions of the knowledge assets, recommendations, definitions, and method from which the information are derived;
  • references to extra complete stories which offer extra information and extra vast descriptions of estimation equipment, sampling, and reliability measures.

New within the 18th variation of
Handbook of U.S exertions Statistics:

  • A part on employee displacement in bankruptcy 1 in addition to a brand new part on neighborhood region unemployment facts in bankruptcy 7
  • Several new tables on occupational safeguard and well-being in bankruptcy 14 besides new info on worker merits in bankruptcy 6
  • Figures on a number of subject matters together with productiveness, labor-management family, costs, and office fatalities

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Mediaeval feudalism by Carl Stephenson

By Carl Stephenson

"In the next pages i've got attempted to provide an explanation for, as easily and concisely as attainable, the historic value of the feudal process. . . . My goal has now not been to provide a entire description of Europe within the feudal age, or perhaps of feudal society. i've got taken with no consideration that the reader can be accustomed to the most political occasions of the center a long time: the barbarian invasions, the formation of the Carolingian Empire, the institution of the later monarchies, the Crusades, and so on. i've got passed over all yet cursory point out of the manorial approach and the revival of trade . . . . i've got, in different phrases, constrained the dialogue to the few associations that could be acknowledged to have constituted feudalism right, or to were especially linked to it."―from the PrefaceThis reprint of the 1st single-volume paintings in English (originally released in 1942) to regard the foundations of feudalism supplies a transparent and concise account of the starting place, progress, and rot of the feudal method. specific awareness is paid to the foundations of feudal tenure, chivalry, the army lifetime of the the Aristocracy, and the workings of feudal executive, as illustrated through genuine circumstances.

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Encyclopedia of Global Religion by Phillip E. Hammond, Mark Juergensmeyer, Mark (EDT)

By Phillip E. Hammond, Mark Juergensmeyer, Mark (EDT) Juergensmeyer, Wade Clark (EDT) Roof Wade Clark Roof

The multi-volume Encyclopedia of worldwide faith presents a finished assessment of the globalization of spiritual tradition and society all over the world in either its historic and modern facets. The encyclopedia comprises issues regarding the diaspora of cultures and dispersions of peoples; the transitional features of non secular principles and practices; the cultural range of spiritual traditions; and the responses of religion—both destructive and positive—to multicultural society. The volumes contain essays at the modern spiritual society of each nation within the world.

The members to the encyclopedia are best experts on those themes from worldwide. The editors, Mark Juergensmeyer and Wade Clark Roof., are sociologists of faith on the collage of California, Santa Barbara.

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What the Odds Are: A-To-Z Guide on Everything You Hoped or by Les Krantz

By Les Krantz

A source booklet that's enjoyable, or a "fun truth" e-book that's helpful. this can be one of these infrequent excitement. The e-book is geared up like a miniature encyclopedia, with alphabetized entries that search to debate the percentages concerning a undeniable subject, reminiscent of marriage or embezzlement and quite a lot of different fascinating subject matters.

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The Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature (Two Volume Set): by Taylor

By Taylor

The Encyclopedia of faith and Nature, initially released in 2005, is a landmark paintings within the burgeoning box of faith and nature. It covers an enormous and interdisciplinary diversity of fabric, from thinkers to non secular traditions and past, with readability and elegance. generally praised by means of reviewers and the recipient of 2 reference paintings awards due to the fact that its e-book (see www.religionandnature.com/ern), this new, cheaper model is a must have booklet for a person attracted to the manifold and engaging hyperlinks among faith and nature, in all their many senses.

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The Encyclopedia of Middle East Wars: The United States in by Spencer C. Tucker

By Spencer C. Tucker

The enormous, five-volume The Encyclopedia of heart East Wars: the U.S. within the Persian Gulf, Afghanistan, and Iraq Conflicts is a must have source for a person trying to understand U.S. activities during this unstable quarter. lower than the specialist editorship of Spencer C. Tucker, the encyclopedia lines twentieth- and 21st-century U.S. involvement within the heart East and south-central Asia, focusing on the final 3 a long time. starting with the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq warfare, it covers the 1979-1989 Soviet profession of Afghanistan, the 1991 Persian Gulf struggle, allied punitive activities opposed to Iraq throughout the Nineties, the Afghanistan struggle, the Iraq warfare, and the worldwide battle on Terror. Many smaller army activities opposed to Iran, Iraq, Libya, Afghanistan, and different regimes which were fascinated about foreign terrorism also are integrated. international relations, faith because it relates to center East clash, and social/cultural advancements are different key topics of research, as is the interaction of politics with army coverage within the usa and different international locations concerned with the sector.

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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Buying a Piano by Marty C. Flinn, Jennifer B. Flinn

By Marty C. Flinn, Jennifer B. Flinn

Song in and tone down piano-shopping tension. unexpected with brands, production tools, fabrics, or expense levels, the piano customer can nonetheless teach himself earlier than making the large funding, saving time, cash, and frustration. this is often the 1st publication written by means of salespeople that dispels myths and airs soiled tips, making it an easy-to- use buyer’s consultant for the entire popular, and plenty of of the not-so-well recognized, piano versions. •How to choose between new or used, electronic or acoustic, upright, grand, hybrid, or participant pianos •Nearly part 1000000 pianos are bought each year within the usa, with american citizens spending approximately $1.7 billion a yr on them •Piano technicians and lecturers require this exact details to dispense suggestion on purchasing

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