Aristotle was the first philosopher to define the term thesis. The purpose of the dissertation is thus to outline the proofs of why the author disagrees with other philosophers or the general opinion. Structure[ edit ] A thesis or dissertation may be arranged as a thesis by publication or a monographwith or without appended papers, respectively, though many graduate programs allow candidates to submit a curated collection of published papers. An ordinary monograph has a title pagean abstracta table of contentscomprising the various chapters e.
English, French, Georgian, German, Russian and a few other languages, e. Laz This bibliography was compiled using online bibliographical databases such as Google Booksthe Online Computer Library Center's " WorldCat " database, or the excellent Advanced Book Exchange website and from several works to be found in this list — e.
Professor Kevin Tuite's University of Montreal online bibliography was also particularly useful, as was Mr. Amjad Jaimoukha's extraordinary North Caucasian Bibliography "More than 3, references, including some links to on-line books, articles and documents".
I am also particularly grateful to Mr David Hunt for the amazing list he sent me of his translations of works related to the Caucasus, along with a copy of his unpublished translation of Bashir Dissertation is prodromus The aboriginal religion of the Chechens and Ingush.
This list is far from being comprehensive — particularly when compared with Mr Jaimoukha's extraordinary bibliography — and I have only read a fraction of these books and articles. Some I already own; others I would like to own some day space permitting.
Please also note that the year of publication may not be the most recent one, and that crateloads of books have been published in Georgian and in Russian which I can only read with difficulty and cannot read at all, respectively.
Almost all the following publications are in either English, French or German. Even the most ancient of these books and many, many more can be bought from book shops around the world via the Advanced Book Exchange website or Amazonand many of them are available in full in digital form in the Internet Archive.
Most of the ethnographic books in Georgian which feature in this list e. I bought over the years through a well-connected book dealer who hawks his wares on the flea market in Tbilisi. Do get in touch: Also, please feel free to reproduce all or part of this bibliography, but make sure you credit this page and website when you do so, or I'll send my band of ruthless knout-wielding Cossacks to turf you out of bed and whip you naked through the streets.
Jump to the letter: Oriental Library, [22 pp. Edward Stanford, [ pp. Bemerkungen von meinen Reisen im JahrSt. Geologie des armenischen Hochlandes — I.
Geologie des armenischen Hochlandes — II. Reisebriefe, 2 volumes, Wien: Les revendications des peuples du Caucase, Stockholm: AER Publications, [ pp. Fischer, [ pp.+ free ebooks online. Did you know that you can help us produce ebooks by proof-reading just one page a day?
Go to: Distributed Proofreaders. Buy The Prodromus of Nicolaus Steno's Dissertation Concerning a Solid Body Enclosed by Process of Nature Within a Solid on initiativeblog.com FREE SHIPPING on qualified orders. A dissertation prospectus is a paradoxical piece of writing.
It is not an abstract (which is to say, a summary of a completed dissertation) or an introductory chapter of a dissertation, but rather an attempt to describe what is planned before it has actually been done.
Since it is meant to be submitted soon after completion of the candidacy examination, it need .
Geological sections and maps are pictures of what rocks do. Geologic maps show the pattern of rocks on the surface of the earth. Geologic sections show the patterns of rocks as they might be exposed on the side of a road cut or on the wall of a trench.
This is a lively book, an account of the scientific career of Danish biologist Niels Stensen, and also very informative about how learned folk conceived of the sciences and practiced them, in an age which saw so many things so differently. The prodromus of Nicolaus Steno's dissertation concerning a solid body enclosed by process of nature within a solid; an English version with .