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Regional dictionary

A regional dictionary is similar to a regional encyclopedia and a political dictionary . The regional dictionary lists historically significant events and people alphabetically and provides short entries on eachtopic. The entries will be somewhat shorter than the regional encyclopedia and more oriented toward the terms one would come across in, say, a history book onthe region. Here is a look at ours on Italy, Dictionary of Modern Italian History. The table of contents lists some interesting appendices; let's skip to them first.
Kings of Piedmont and Italy. Note Victor Emmanuel II reigned from 1900-1946.
The list of kings places Victor Emmanuel III directly in our period. In several sources, however, we can find no portraits of the former King. And so wemust resort to an internet search for his image. We do not have to look very far for Victor Emmanuel III.
And judging by the similarity of this image to our Face 3, we do not have to look further for the identity of our portrait. Victor Emmanuel III, theKing of Italy from 1900 until 1946.

Face 4

Face 4
What do we know about this portrait so far from our research? The flag behind it belongs to Belgium and has been in use from 1913. So far we havediscovered that our portraits belong to Kings and Sultans, so we can assume that the picture is of a prominent individual. Let's begin by locating a few generalhistories of Belgium.

General history books

As one's exposure to a particular subject, increases one's interest tends to become more and more specific. Think of theintro classes you have taken in the past and the books you used with titles like this:
American history
If you continued on in the subject then you will have noticed that the books you have used became more focused on particular aspects of it, such asthis:
A history of wine in America
The general work of history may not contain the specific types of information that one comes to study after spending some time in the subjectarea. However, they do all tend to contain some predictable information that can be crucial to your research, such as who was the King, Sultan or President in agiven year, or what type of government is used in a particular region. Let's take a look at what the library catalogholds on the subject of Belgium. If you are unfamiliar with the catalog. please visit our WebCat module for a brief review. This information, although it may not be speaking directly about the holdings of the library at your university, shouldbe helpful for finding resources in just about any university library.

Searching the catalog for general histories

Visit the basic search page for the catalog and enter the words "belgium" and "history", then select the subjectsearch option, making sure you have selected the keyword, rather than browse option; this will focus you search on subject headings. Another option is tosearch by title with the name of your region after selecting the browse option; this will provide a list of titles you can scroll through that contain the wordyou entered. We are offered the following works:
Belgium: a history
Notice the similarity in call numbers. Let's just head over to the DH 520's and see what we can find there on the shelf. This title seems to be justthe thing.
Belgium: a personal narrative
A glance at the index informs us that the appendix section might hold just the information we need without necessitating our scanning the entirebook.
And sure enough we find a promising candidate: Albert I, king from 1909-1934.Albert I seems like he may be our man, but we are not provided with his picture in this book. Let's try online.
And there he is, a match for our portrait. Albert I, the king of Belgium from 1900 until 1934.

Questions & Answers

where we get a research paper on Nano chemistry....?
Maira Reply
nanopartical of organic/inorganic / physical chemistry , pdf / thesis / review
what are the products of Nano chemistry?
Maira Reply
There are lots of products of nano chemistry... Like nano coatings.....carbon fiber.. And lots of others..
Even nanotechnology is pretty much all about chemistry... Its the chemistry on quantum or atomic level
no nanotechnology is also a part of physics and maths it requires angle formulas and some pressure regarding concepts
Preparation and Applications of Nanomaterial for Drug Delivery
Hafiz Reply
Application of nanotechnology in medicine
what is variations in raman spectra for nanomaterials
Jyoti Reply
ya I also want to know the raman spectra
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Crow Reply
what about nanotechnology for water purification
RAW Reply
please someone correct me if I'm wrong but I think one can use nanoparticles, specially silver nanoparticles for water treatment.
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I think
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Brian Reply
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industrial application...? mmm I think on the medical side as drug carrier, but you should go deeper on your research, I may be wrong
How we are making nano material?
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What is meant by 'nano scale'?
What is STMs full form?
scanning tunneling microscope
how nano science is used for hydrophobicity
Do u think that Graphene and Fullrene fiber can be used to make Air Plane body structure the lightest and strongest. Rafiq
what is differents between GO and RGO?
what is simplest way to understand the applications of nano robots used to detect the cancer affected cell of human body.? How this robot is carried to required site of body cell.? what will be the carrier material and how can be detected that correct delivery of drug is done Rafiq
analytical skills graphene is prepared to kill any type viruses .
Any one who tell me about Preparation and application of Nanomaterial for drug Delivery
what is Nano technology ?
Bob Reply
write examples of Nano molecule?
The nanotechnology is as new science, to scale nanometric
nanotechnology is the study, desing, synthesis, manipulation and application of materials and functional systems through control of matter at nanoscale
Is there any normative that regulates the use of silver nanoparticles?
Damian Reply
what king of growth are you checking .?
What fields keep nano created devices from performing or assimulating ? Magnetic fields ? Are do they assimilate ?
Stoney Reply
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Adin Reply
yes I'm doing my masters in nanotechnology, we are being studying all these domains as well..
what school?
biomolecules are e building blocks of every organics and inorganic materials.
Berger describes sociologists as concerned with
Mueller Reply
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