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  • A Mary Shelley Encyclopedia

    A Mary Shelley Encyclopedia

    This reference is a comprehensive guide to the life and career of Mary Shelley. Included are hundreds of alphabetically arranged entries about her works, friends, relatives, residences, fictional characters, allusions, and more.

  • A New Pot of Gold: Hollywood Under the Electronic Rainbow, 1980-1989

    A New Pot of Gold: Hollywood Under the Electronic Rainbow, 1980-1989

    Looks at the effects of video-cassettes and cable television on Hollywood, and the idiosyncratic visions of newcomers like Spike Lee and Tim Burton.

  • Activating the Desire to Learn

    Activating the Desire to Learn

    Provides an overview of the research on internal motivation. Includes strategies for activating internal motivation at the elementary, middle, and high school levels. Provides suggestions on how to assess degrees of student motivation and guidelines for integrating the principles of internal motivation with standards-based instruction.

  • African American Eras: Contemporary Times

    African American Eras: Contemporary Times

    Covers a different era of importance to African American culture and includes the events, lifestyles, social history, and key figures unique to that time; included are eyewitness accounts and primary documents.

  • Align the Design: A Blueprint for School Improvement

    Align the Design: A Blueprint for School Improvement

    Presents the core processes that are essential for all school improvement efforts--from establishing a mission to differentiating supervision based on measures of success. Includes a nine-step curriculum planning and development process and the 5 phases of a practical cycle for data analysis.

  • Alternative Energy

    Alternative Energy

    This three-volume set introduces students to issues surrounding both current energy sources and alternative energy options. While there is significant discussion of the non-renewable resources now used to meet the majority of the world's energy needs (oil, coal and natural gas), the primary focus of the set is on newer options to meet the ever-growing demand.

  • America in World History: First Encounters to the Present

    America in World History: First Encounters to the Present

    This book explores the core historical events, trends, and personalities from U.S. history within the context of global history and international relations.

  • American Counterculture of the 1960s

    American Counterculture of the 1960s

    Provides an overview of important historical events or periods in world history. This volume focuses on the American counterculture of the 1960s and features quotations from sources such as diaries, public records, and contemporary chronicles.

  • American Decades

    American Decades

    Cross-disciplinary source for junior and high school students and teachers, public librarians and general researchers who need to document and analyze periods of contemporary American social history (1900-1999).

  • American Decades: 2000-2009

    American Decades: 2000-2009

    Covers everything from monumental events and groundbreaking individuals to the fascinating details of Americans' daily lives. Supports historical research in disciplines from the arts and business to law, medicine, technology and social trends.

  • American Decades Primary Sources

    American Decades Primary Sources

    Cross-disciplinary source spanning the 20th century. Each volume in the set includes full or excerpted primary sources representing the seminal issues, themes, movements and events from a decade. Includes oral histories, songs, speeches, advertisements, TV, play and movie scripts, letters, laws, legal decisions, newspaper articles, cartoons, recipes, and more.

  • American Decades Primary Sources, Vol. 11

    American Decades Primary Sources, Vol. 11

    This volume covers the first decade of the twenty-first century from monumental events and groundbreaking individuals to the details of Americans' daily lives. Topics include world events, the arts, business and the economy, education, fashion, government and politics, law and justice, lifestyles and social trends, media, medicine and health, religion, science and technology, and sports.

  • American Eras

    American Eras

    Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to particular eras in U.S. history.

  • American Eras: Primary Sources, Vol. 1

    American Eras: Primary Sources, Vol. 1

    Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to the era of industrial development in U.S. history.

  • American Eras: Primary Sources, Vol. 2

    American Eras: Primary Sources, Vol. 2

    Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to the Civil War and Reconstruction Era in U.S. history.

  • American Eras: Primary Sources, Vol. 3

    American Eras: Primary Sources, Vol. 3

    Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to the Westward Expansion Era in U.S. history.

  • American Eras: Primary Sources, Vol. 4

    American Eras: Primary Sources, Vol. 4

    Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to the Reform Era and eastern United States development in U.S. history.

  • American Eras: Primary Sources, Vol. 5

    American Eras: Primary Sources, Vol. 5

    Includes primary sources documenting events, publications, lifestyles, and individuals important to the early Republic period in U.S. History.

  • American Eras: Primary Sources, Vol. 6

    American Eras: Primary Sources, Vol. 6

    Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to the Revolutionary Era in U.S. history.

  • American Eras: Primary Sources, Vol. 7

    American Eras: Primary Sources, Vol. 7

    Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to the American colonial era.

  • American Eras: Primary Sources, Vol. 8

    American Eras: Primary Sources, Vol. 8

    Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to the era of early American civilizations and exploration before 1600.

  • American History Through Literature 1820-1870

    American History Through Literature 1820-1870

    Designed for the general reader, this set presents literature not as a simple inventory of authors or titles but rather as a historical and cultural field viewed from a wide array of contemporary perspectives. The set, which is 'new historicist' in its approach to literary criticism, endorses the notion that not only does history affect literature, but literature itself informs history.

  • American History Through Literature 1870-1920

    American History Through Literature 1870-1920

    Designed for the general reader, this set presents literature not as a simple inventory of authors or titles but rather as a historical and cultural field viewed from a wide array of contemporary perspectives. The set, which is 'new historicist' in its approach to literary criticism, endorses the notion that not only does history affect literature, but literature itself informs history.

  • American Home Front in World War II

    American Home Front in World War II

    Examines the effect of World War II on people living in America. The Almanac discusses major events on the home front, including the changing role of women, Civil Defense and the draft. Biographies highlights 26 key figures, such as John L. Lewis, J. Robert Oppenheimer and others. Primary Sources includes primary material from a variety of sources, including speeches, documents and other material.

  • American Poets and Poetry: From the Colonial Era to the Present

    American Poets and Poetry: From the Colonial Era to the Present

    This encyclopedia covers U.S. poetry from the Colonial era to the present, and includes entries on hundreds of poets of the American canon.

  • American Slavery: A Historical Exploration of Literature

    American Slavery: A Historical Exploration of Literature

    Utilizing key selections from American literature, this volume aligns with ELA Common Core Standards to give students a fresh perspective on and a keener understanding of slavery in the United States.

  • Americans at War

    Americans at War

    Covers major American conflicts from the Colonial Wars through the War on Terrorism in the context of cultural and social events and conditions on the home front. Illustrated articles cover both biographies and topics such as civil liberties, media, politics, popular culture, religion, memory and national identity, civic celebrations, monumental art, literature, the roles of women and minorities, veterans, science and technology, humor, and music. General audiences.

  • An Evenings Entertainment: The Age of the Silent Feature Picture, 1915-1928

    An Evenings Entertainment: The Age of the Silent Feature Picture, 1915-1928

    Chronicles how theatrical feature films dominated newly developed movie palaces, how expressive film faces became household names, and how Hollywood became the center of film as a major growth industry.

  • Animal Sciences

    Animal Sciences

    Provides a wide range of scientific, historical and cultural information about the animal world. Covers careers in the animal sciences in addition to biological concepts, the history of zoology, biographies of scientists, and ethical issues such as the practice of animal experimentation. Includes illustrations, sidebars, charts, a glossary, bibliographies, filmographies and the addresses of institutions devoted to the protection and study of wild and domesticated animals.

  • Anti-Semitism and the

    Anti-Semitism and the "Final Solution": The Holocaust Overview

    This book analyzes the factors that led to the persecution of Jews, as well as the rise and fall of Hitler's Third Reich.

  • Anxiety Disorders

    Anxiety Disorders

    Covers symptoms, causes and effects, treatments, cures and medical advances for anxiety disorders.

  • Arab-Israeli Conflict: The Essential Reference Guide

    Arab-Israeli Conflict: The Essential Reference Guide

    This book is an introduction to the origins, events, and impact of the adversarial relationship between Arabs and Israelis. It illuminates the complexities and the consequences of this long-lasting conflict.

  • Archetypes and Motifs in Folklore and Literature: A Handbook

    Archetypes and Motifs in Folklore and Literature: A Handbook

    Provides a detailed analysis of the most common archetypes or motifs found in the folklore of selected communities around the world. Includes examination of such motifs as Bewitching, Chance and Fate, Choice of Roads, Death or Departure of the Gods, the Double, Ghosts and Other Revenants, the Hero Cycle, Journey to the Otherworld, Magic Invulnerability, Soothsayer, Transformation, Tricksters, and more.

  • Arts and Humanities Through the Eras

    Arts and Humanities Through the Eras

    Profiling milestones and movements in the arts, literature, music and religion from a specific period, each volume in this set helps students and researchers understand the various disciplines of the humanities in relation to each other, as well as to history and culture. An overview of the period and a chronology of major world events begin each volume.

  • Asian American History and Culture: An Encyclopedia

    Asian American History and Culture: An Encyclopedia

    This encyclopedia examines the myriad ethnicities and histories that make up the Asian American population in the United States. It covers the political, social, and cultural history of immigrants from East Asia, Southeast Asia, South Asia, the Pacific Islands, and their descendents, as well as the social and cultural issues faced by Asian American communities, families, and individuals in contemporary society.

  • Auschwitz, Bergen-Belsen, Treblinka: The Holocaust Camps

    Auschwitz, Bergen-Belsen, Treblinka: The Holocaust Camps

    This book details the system of camps in Europe during the Holocaust and recounts the horrifying conditions suffered by camp inmates as well as their struggles for life and hope in a world gone mad.

  • Barack Obama and the Idea of a Postracial Society

    Barack Obama and the Idea of a Postracial Society

    This guide features Barack Obama, a first-term senator from Illinois, who became the first African American to be nominated for the presidency by a major political party.

  • Baseball

    Baseball

    Explores the scientific principles behind some of the most popular team and individual sports. Covers origins, history and changes, the biomechanics and physiology of playing, related health and medical concerns, and the causes and treatment of sports-related injuries. This volume covers baseball.

  • Battles That Changed American History: 100 of the Greatest Victories and Defeat

    Battles That Changed American History: 100 of the Greatest Victories and Defeat

    Spanning more than 500 years of military events, the book begins its coverage with the Battle of Mabila in 1540 during the Age of Discovery and ends with the Second Battle of Falluja during the Iraq War/Insurgency in 2004. The 100 battles spotlighted in this work are deemed to have had the greatest impact on American history.

  • Battles that Changed History: An Encyclopedia of World Conflict

    Battles that Changed History: An Encyclopedia of World Conflict

    Covers the most decisive and important battles throughout world history, interpreted by a noted military historian.

  • Better Learning Through Structured Teaching: A Framework for the Gradual Release of Responsibility

    Better Learning Through Structured Teaching: A Framework for the Gradual Release of Responsibility

    Describes a purposeful classroom structure that relies on four phases. Included with the description of each phase are practical strategies that help teachers use this approach, plus tips on how to differentiate instruction, make effective use of class time, and plan backwards from learning objectives.

  • Beyond Discipline: From Compliance to Community, 10th Anniversary ed.

    Beyond Discipline: From Compliance to Community, 10th Anniversary ed.

    Instructs educators to create positive learning environments that prevent discipline problems from occurring. Explains why classroom management approaches that rely on rewards and punishments actually prolong behavior problems; how to turn misbehavior into teaching opportunities; and why changing curriculum can solve discipline problems.

  • Biotechnology: Changing Life Through Science

    Biotechnology: Changing Life Through Science

    Covers biotechnological applications ranging across medicine, agriculture, and industry. Devoted to helping younger students and general readers understand the fast-developing science and issues related to: advances in biotechnology, the science of molecular biology and genetics.

  • Boom and Bust: The American Cinema in the 1940s

    Boom and Bust: The American Cinema in the 1940s

    Covers the period of 1939-1949, when the film industry came to grips with the development of the documentary, a shift to independent production, renewed government antitrust activity, and the emergence of television as a competitor.

  • Bowling, Beatniks, and Bell-Bottoms, ed. 2: Pop Culture of 20th- and 21st-Century America

    Bowling, Beatniks, and Bell-Bottoms, ed. 2: Pop Culture of 20th- and 21st-Century America

    Covers the popular culture of the 20th Century and first decade of the 21st Century. Provides a cross-disciplinary source for junior and high school students and teachers, public librarians and general researchers who need a single, consistent reference to explore and analyze the social trends, events, and people that have impacted contemporary history.

  • Brain-Friendly Strategies for the Inclusion Classroom: Insights from a Neurologist and Classroom Teacher

    Brain-Friendly Strategies for the Inclusion Classroom: Insights from a Neurologist and Classroom Teacher

    Explains how educators can build safe and supportive classroom communities for students with learning disabilities; improve the focus of students with attention disorders; and create a rich and inviting learning environment for all students in an inclusive classroom.

  • Building Background Knowledge for Academic Achievement: Research on What Works in Schools

    Building Background Knowledge for Academic Achievement: Research on What Works in Schools

    Explains why insufficient background knowledge is a chronic cause of low achievement, and describes how a carefully structured combination of two approaches--sustained silent reading and instruction in subject-specific vocabulary--can help rescue low achievers and boost the academic performance of all students.

  • Building Literacy in Social Studies: Strategies for Improving Comprehension and Critical Thinking

    Building Literacy in Social Studies: Strategies for Improving Comprehension and Critical Thinking

    Provides research-based techniques that will motivate students to excel in social studies classes. Explains how to organize learning environments and student groups to reinforce literacy instruction and knowledge of democratic principles.

  • Building the Panama Canal

    Building the Panama Canal

    Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of the major factors that contributed to the historical building of the Panama Canal, beginning with construction by the United States in 1903.

  • Checking for Understanding: Formative Assessment Techniques for Your Classroom

    Checking for Understanding: Formative Assessment Techniques for Your Classroom

    Explores formative assessment techniques that work in any subject area and grade level. Includes types of oral language (speaking and listening) strategies; ways to use writing to check for understanding; student response techniques that increase participation and engagement; projects and performances that are easily integrated into daily classroom practice; and test items that help plan further instruction.

  • Chernobyl

    Chernobyl

    Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of major factors that contributed to the nuclear power accident in the Russian city of Chernobyl.

  • Classroom Assessment & Grading That Work

    Classroom Assessment & Grading That Work

    Provides educators with guidelines and steps for designing a comprehensive assessment program that ensures assessments and grades lead to timely, accurate feedback on specific, standards-based learning goals.

  • Classroom Instruction That Works: Research-Based Strategies for Increasing Student Achievement

    Classroom Instruction That Works: Research-Based Strategies for Increasing Student Achievement

    Identifies nine categories of instructional strategies that maximize student learning and explains the details of each including: studies in effect size and percentile gain units; guiding principles for using the strategies; and classroom examples of model instructional practice.

  • Classroom Instruction That Works with English Language Learners

    Classroom Instruction That Works with English Language Learners

    Provides instructional strategies that can be applied to ELL students in every grade level. Includes specific steps and guidance for educators that will boost the achievement levels of ELL students.

  • Climate Change: In Context

    Climate Change: In Context

    Offers coverage of the history, politics, and ethical debates related to climate change, including the impact of climate change on daily life, trade and commerce, travel, and the future of both industrialized and impoverished nations. Provides insights on leading social issues and spurs critical thinking about the impact of environmental issues on daily life and globalization.

  • Cold War Reference Library

    Cold War Reference Library

    Covers the Cold War period between the Western powers and the Communist bloc from the end of World War II through 1989. Includes discussion of the historic causes of the tension and information on the lives and actions of major figures, such as Harry Truman, Winston Churchill, and Joseph Stalin.

  • Concept-Rich Mathematics Instruction: Building a Strong Foundation for Reasoning and Problem Solving

    Concept-Rich Mathematics Instruction: Building a Strong Foundation for Reasoning and Problem Solving

    Presents an instructional approach that helps students in every grade level understand math concepts so they can apply them on assessments, across the curriculum, and outside of school. Provides teaching practices and lesson ideas that give students a stronger foundation for reasoning and problem solving.

  • Countries and Their Cultures

    Countries and Their Cultures

    Presents the cultural similarities within a country that set it apart from others by examining over 200 countries to document the myriad ways in which culture defines and separates the nations of the world as much as geographical borders do. Surveys each country's shared values, behaviors and cultural variations from foods and rituals to pastimes and arts, using a standard entry format for easy comparison. Provides illustrations, photographs and maps. 4 volumes.

  • Cyber Warfare, ed. 2: Techniques, Tactics and Tools for Security Practitioners

    Cyber Warfare, ed. 2: Techniques, Tactics and Tools for Security Practitioners

    This book explores the battlefields, participants, and tools and techniques used during today's digital conflicts. The concepts discussed provide those involved in information security at all levels a better idea of how cyber conflicts are carried out now, how they will change in the future and how to detect and defend against espionage, hacktivism, insider threats and non-state actors like organized criminals and terrorists.

  • D-Day

    D-Day

    Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces the never-to-be-forgotten event called D-Day, the June 6, 1944, Allied Invasion of Normandy, France, that took place before World War II ended in 1945.

  • Daily Life in Imperial Russia

    Daily Life in Imperial Russia

    Examines the history of czarist Russia, including changes in court life, serf/peasant life, the Orthodox church, and the effects of emancipation and industrialization, from the birth of Moscow to the rise of Communism. Covers Peter the Great's modernization of Russia, class structure, the role of the church, traditions and rituals, work and labor practices, health, fashion, and military life.

  • Daily Life in Victorian England, ed. 2

    Daily Life in Victorian England, ed. 2

    Provides a summary of information about the ordinary experience of most people during the nineteenth century in Great Britain and covers the daily life of most Victorians, no matter of what class or gender.

  • Daily Life in the Hellenistic Age: From Alexander to Cleopatra

    Daily Life in the Hellenistic Age: From Alexander to Cleopatra

    Explores marriage customs; festivals, sports, and spectacles; symposia ('drinking parties'); the agricultural and urban components of the polis (city-state); food; drink; education; science; technology; and the legacy of the Hellenistic age in the modern world.

  • Daily Life in the New Testament

    Daily Life in the New Testament

    Explores the social and material culture of ancient Palestine during the era of the biblical New Testament. Topics include pre-Messianic Judaism; political and religious groups; peasant life and agriculture; Roman occupation; work and labor; and Greek, Latin, and Persian influences.

  • Daily Lives of Civilians in Wartime Twentieth-Century Europe

    Daily Lives of Civilians in Wartime Twentieth-Century Europe

    Includes accounts of civilians' roles and experiences through wars in twentieth-century Europe.

  • Democracy in the Poetry of Walt Whitman

    Democracy in the Poetry of Walt Whitman

    Provides an in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of American poet, Walt Whitman.

  • Democratic, Republican, and Third Parties in America: An Encyclopedia

    Democratic, Republican, and Third Parties in America: An Encyclopedia

    This book covers the history of major political parties in America, past and present; the organization, operation, and cultures of the two major parties and the party system; major party views on specific issues and legislative policies; notable 3rd parties and alternative political movements from the 18th to the 21st centuries; major party conventions and platforms; national election summaries; state party portraits and statistics; and political leaders.

  • Dictionary of American History, ed. 3

    Dictionary of American History, ed. 3

    The first comprehensive revision of this classic reference source, originally published in 1940, features updated and revised entries from previous editions, as well as more than 800 new entries covering recent events and topics not covered previously. This authoritative work serves students, scholars, and general readers interested in a wide range of topics in American history, from the well studied and familiar to the obscure.

  • Dictionary of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

    Dictionary of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

    Covers the history of the Arab-Israeli conflict from the birth of Zionism at the end of the 19th century. Covers five Arab-Israeli wars, and provides biographies of political personnel in Syria, Egypt, Iraq, Lebanon, Jordan, and the occupied territories. The Dictionary provides clear definitions and comprehensive explanations of the history, geography, religion, and demographics of the area. 2 volumes.

  • Dirty Deals? An Encyclopedia of Lobbying, Political Influence, and Corruption

    Dirty Deals? An Encyclopedia of Lobbying, Political Influence, and Corruption

    This encyclopedia focuses on lobbying, corruption, and political influence in America to inspire readers to think critically about the U.S. government and to appreciate the opportunities of citizenship.

  • Drama for Students, Vol. 1

    Drama for Students, Vol. 1

    Provides critical overviews of the most-studied plays of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Includes discussions of themes, characters, critical reception, dramatic devices and traditions as well as cultural and historical context.

  • Drugs and Controlled Substances: Information for Students

    Drugs and Controlled Substances: Information for Students

    This single-volume resource provides detailed information on the physiological and psychological effects of addictive drugs and substances, from illegal drugs to commonly abused classes of prescription and over-the-counter drugs. Arranged alphabetically by drug name, each entry follows a standard format, allowing researchers to easily find the information they need and also to facilitate comparison between drugs.

  • EdSpeak: A Glossary of Education Terms, Phrases, Buzzwords, and Jargon

    EdSpeak: A Glossary of Education Terms, Phrases, Buzzwords, and Jargon

    Provides a glossary of the terminology used in the education profession.

  • Educating Everybodys Children: Diverse Teaching Strategies for Diverse Learners, Rev. and Expanded, 2nd ed.

    Educating Everybodys Children: Diverse Teaching Strategies for Diverse Learners, Rev. and Expanded, 2nd ed.

    Provides educators with information on how to teach students from economically, ethnically, culturally, and linguistically diverse groups. Includes dozens of subject-specific strategies for math, science, reading, writing, and social studies. Also includes strategies for increasing the achievement of immigrant and refugee children.

  • Elizabethan World Reference Library

    Elizabethan World Reference Library

    Provides background and information on the culture and history of the Elizabethan period, biographies of significant men and women of the time, and primary sources that represent some of the most significant and studied documents of the era.

  • Encyclopedia of African-American Culture and History, ed. 2

    Encyclopedia of African-American Culture and History, ed. 2

    A five-volume set and supplement covering all aspects of the African-American experience from 1619 to the present day. Using biographies, historical essays, and thematic pieces, many written by foremost scholars, it addresses a wide array of subjects in over 2,300 articles to define in one source the cultural roots, participation in American life, and current condition of the African-American community.

  • Encyclopedia of American Folklife

    Encyclopedia of American Folklife

    This encyclopedia explores the rich and varied cultural traditions of folklife in America. Entries cover major cities and urban centers; new and established immigrant groups as well as Native Americans; U.S. states and territories; social issues, such as education and intellectual property; and expressions of material culture, such as homes, dress, food, and crafts. It addresses religious groups and the diversity within them, diverse age groups, and contemporary folk groups.

  • Encyclopedia of Conflicts Since World War II

    Encyclopedia of Conflicts Since World War II

    This reference presents descriptions and analyses of nearly 200 significant post-World War II conflicts around the globe. It highlights the conflicts that dominate today's headlines and the events that changed the course of late twentieth-century history.

  • Encyclopedia of Education, ed. 2

    Encyclopedia of Education, ed. 2

    Offers a complete view of the institutions, people, processes, roles, and philosophies in educational practice in the United States and throughout the world. Features biographies of influential educators; profiles of historic colleges and universities and of organizations active in the field; and an appendix of full text source documents, including education related legislation, international treaties, and testing methods. 8 volumes.

  • Encyclopedia of European Social History

    Encyclopedia of European Social History

    This six-volume reference includes more than 230 articles, ranging from 5,000 to 10,000 words, on everything from serfdom and the economy, to witchcraft and public health.

  • Encyclopedia of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity

    Encyclopedia of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity

    This encyclopedia spans the globe to explain the issues behind crimes against humanity and human rights issues as they relate to individual countries and the world at large. It traces the history of events that qualify as genocide and crimes against humanity, profiles perpetrators and heroes, and explains international laws and law proceedings aimed at ending genocide and crimes against humanity.

  • Encyclopedia of India

    Encyclopedia of India

    A four-volume survey of the history, cultures, geography and religions of India from ancient times to the present day. Includes more than 600 entries, arranged alphabetically. For students and general readers.

  • Encyclopedia of Irish History and Culture

    Encyclopedia of Irish History and Culture

    Spans Irish history from prehistoric times to the present, treating both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland in detail. Entries represent an inclusive, cross-disciplinary approach, written by specialists and covering history, archaeology, anthropology, geography, politics, economics, the Irish and English languages and literatures, the visual arts, and other fields.

  • Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World, ed. 2

    Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World, ed. 2

    This reference work includes articles on the history, religion, cultural practices, and political economies of Muslims from the seventh-century in West Asia to today's Muslim societies throughout the continents of Asia, Africa, the Subcontinent, Europe, and the Americas.

  • Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture, ed. 2

    Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture, ed. 2

    Provides a comprehensive, multidisciplinary view of Latin American history and culture from prehistoric times to the present. Covers cultural issues and includes numerous biographical profiles of important figures in politics, letters and the arts.

  • Encyclopedia of Modern Asia

    Encyclopedia of Modern Asia

    A six-volume survey of modern Asia, defined as extending from Japan in the east to Turkey in the west, and from Kazakhstan in the north to Indonesia in the south. Presents entries covering such subjects as countries, cities, regions, natural features, religions, social issues, languages, people, events, customs, politics, and economics.

  • Encyclopedia of Philosophy, ed. 2

    Encyclopedia of Philosophy, ed. 2

    English-language reference source for philosophy,' has been the cornerstone of the philosophy reference shelf. Lauded for its clear and accessible presentation of wide-ranging philosophical subjects, the Encyclopedia has earned its place as a first-stop resource for general readers, students and educators.

  • Encyclopedia of Recreation and Leisure in America

    Encyclopedia of Recreation and Leisure in America

    A two-volume survey of the pursuit of leisure in the United States, from Colonial to modern times, presented through 271 alphabetically arranged entries. Coverage includes specific types of recreational activities as well as important themes in the history of leisure. For students, researchers, and general readers.

  • Encyclopedia of Russian History

    Encyclopedia of Russian History

    Provides a comprehensive discussion of Russia's people, politics, economics, religion, and social systems; and is designed to complement the study of comparative politics, world history, geography, literature, arts and culture and world cultures. Entries span the period from the earliest beginnings of the Russian nation to the rise and fall of the Soviet Union.

  • Encyclopedia of Science, Technology, and Ethics

    Encyclopedia of Science, Technology, and Ethics

    This Encyclopedia considers both the professional ethics of science and technology, and the ethical and political issues raised by science and technology in an increasingly complex and global society. This broad coverage supports the numerous courses in applied and professional ethics and policy related to the practice of science and technology in education.

  • Encyclopedia of Western Colonialism since 1450

    Encyclopedia of Western Colonialism since 1450

    Provides students and researchers with a much-needed, comprehensive resource on the subject of colonialism and expansion. From a global perspective, the set traces many facets of colonial growth and imperialism, and much more.

  • Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2

    Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2

    A multicultural biographical source that covers notable individuals from every part of the world and from all time periods who have made significant contributions to human culture.

  • Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, Vol. 24

    Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, Vol. 24

    A multicultural biographical source that covers notable individuals from every part of the world and from all time periods who have made significant contributions to human culture.

  • Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, Vol. 25

    Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, Vol. 25

    A multicultural biographical source that covers notable individuals from every part of the world and from all time periods who have made significant contributions to human culture.

  • Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, Vol. 26

    Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, Vol. 26

    A multicultural biographical source that covers notable individuals from every part of the world and from all time periods who have made significant contributions to human culture.

  • Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, Vol. 27

    Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, Vol. 27

    A multicultural biographical source that covers notable individuals from every part of the world and from all time periods who have made significant contributions to human culture.

  • Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, Vol. 28

    Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, Vol. 28

    A multicultural biographical source that covers notable individuals from every part of the world and from all time periods who have made significant contributions to human culture.

  • Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, Vol. 29

    Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, Vol. 29

    A multicultural biographical source that covers notable individuals from every part of the world and from all time periods who have made significant contributions to human culture.

  • Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, Vol. 30

    Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, Vol. 30

    A multicultural biographical source that covers notable individuals from every part of the world and from all time periods who have made significant contributions to human culture.

  • Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, Vol. 31

    Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, Vol. 31

    A multicultural biographical source that covers notable individuals from every part of the world and from all time periods who have made significant contributions to human culture.

  • Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, Vol. 32

    Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, Vol. 32

    A multicultural biographical source that covers notable individuals from every part of the world and from all time periods who have made significant contributions to human culture.

  • Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, Vol. 33

    Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, Vol. 33

    A multicultural biographical source that covers notable individuals from every part of the world and from all time periods who have made significant contributions to human culture.

  • Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, Vol. 34

    Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, Vol. 34

    A multicultural biographical source that covers notable individuals from every part of the world and from all time periods who have made significant contributions to human culture.

  • Encyclopedia of the Great Depression

    Encyclopedia of the Great Depression

    This 2-vol. set encompasses nearly two decades of American history, beginning with the farm crisis of the mid-1920s, through the 1929 stock market crash, the gradual recovery during the 1930s with Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal and World War II. This wide-ranging, multidisciplinary encyclopedia features entries on depression-era politics, government, business, economics, literature, the arts, society and culture.

  • Encyclopedia of the Great Depression and the New Deal

    Encyclopedia of the Great Depression and the New Deal

    This reference traces all the major political, economic, social, and cultural movements, as well as the principal events, people, and institutions, of the longest and most severe economic crisis in U.S. history.

  • Encyclopedia of the Jazz Age: From the End of World War I to the Great Crash

    Encyclopedia of the Jazz Age: From the End of World War I to the Great Crash

    Extending from the end of World War I in 1918 to the Wall Street crash in 1929, the Jazz Age was a time of frenetic energy and unprecedented historical developments. This reference offers in-depth coverage of one of the most fascinating and widely studied periods in American history.

  • Encyclopedia of the Sixties: A Decade of Culture and Counterculture

    Encyclopedia of the Sixties: A Decade of Culture and Counterculture

    Surveys the 1960s from January 1960 to December 1969. Includes biographies of artists, architects, authors, statesmen, military leaders, and cinematic stars, concentrating on what each individual accomplished during the 1960s, with brief postscripts of their lives beyond the period.

  • Encyclopedia of the Supreme Court of the United States

    Encyclopedia of the Supreme Court of the United States

    Focuses on the substance of American law, the processes that produce its legal principles, and the history of the Supreme Court, from its creation to the present. Overview essays address the history of such topics as citizenship, due process, Native Americans, racism, and contraception, emphasizing the social context of each and the social and political pressures that shaped interpretation.

  • Energy: In Context

    Energy: In Context

    This book explains the fundamentals of energy science and the impact of energy on human life and the environment. Interdisciplinary in nature, it covers topics from such fields as geology, biology, physics, history, sociology, and economics.

  • Enhancing Professional Practice, ed. 2: A Framework for Teaching

    Enhancing Professional Practice, ed. 2: A Framework for Teaching

    Provides a framework for successful teaching practice. Includes applications for state standards, formative assessments, and school specialists.

  • Enslaved Women in America: An Encyclopedia

    Enslaved Women in America: An Encyclopedia

    This reference provides an authoritative account of the daily lives of enslaved women in the United States, from colonial times to emancipation following the Civil War. Through essays, photos, and primary source documents, the female experience is explored, and women are depicted as central, rather than marginal, figures in history.

  • Environmental Science: In Context

    Environmental Science: In Context

    Provides comprehensive coverage of the environmental sciences. Cross-curricular in nature, the title supports both basic and advanced curricula in earth and environmental science, physics, chemistry, and biology, as well as general science, history, government, and the social sciences.

  • Europe 1789-1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of Industry and Empire

    Europe 1789-1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of Industry and Empire

    A five-volume survey of European history from the onset of the French Revolution to the outbreak of World War. Alphabetically arranged entries cover the period's most significant personalities and meaningful developments in the arts, religion, politics, exploration, and warfare. For students, scholars, and general readers.

  • Europe Since 1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of War and Reconstruction

    Europe Since 1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of War and Reconstruction

    A multi-volume survey of European history from the beginning of World War I in 1914 to the present, presented through alphabetically arranged entries that focus on the period's scientific, social and cultural history as well as the political, military and economic developments. For students and general readers.

  • Europe, 1450 to 1789: Encyclopedia of the Early Modern World

    Europe, 1450 to 1789: Encyclopedia of the Early Modern World

    A six-volume survey of European history from 1450, the beginning of the print revolution, to 1789 and the French Revolution. Presents over 1,000 alphabetically arranged entries covering the period's most significant personalities and meaningful developments in the arts, religion, politics, exploration, and warfare. For students, scholars, and general readers.

  • Exemplary Practices for Secondary Math Teachers

    Exemplary Practices for Secondary Math Teachers

    Provides educators with information on how to provide motivational and challenging math instruction for middle and high school students. Includes advice on setting up the classroom, planning learning experiences, and assessing results.

  • Extreme Weather

    Extreme Weather

    Explores in detail the range of current and impending challenges the planet faces as a result of global warming. Examines these issues from a variety of expert perspectives, highlights key future challenges, and addresses the pros and cons of potential solutions. This volume focuses on extreme weather.

  • Farming and the Food Supply

    Farming and the Food Supply

    Explores in detail the range of current and impending challenges the planet faces as a result of global warming. Examines these issues from a variety of expert perspectives, highlights key future challenges, and addresses the pros and cons of potential solutions. This volume focuses on farming and the food supply.

  • Feminism in Literature: A Gale Critical Companion

    Feminism in Literature: A Gale Critical Companion

    This six-volume set explores the history of women and feminism throughout literature, from classical antiquity to modern times. Topics covered include misogyny and women's social roles in ancient civilizations, 16th-century women's devotional literature, 17th- and 18th-century women's captivity narratives, the women's suffrage movement in 19th-century America, women writers of the 'Lost Generation,' lesbian literature, and much more.

  • Future-Focused Leadership: Preparing Schools, Students, and Communities for Tomorrow's Realities

    Future-Focused Leadership: Preparing Schools, Students, and Communities for Tomorrow's Realities

    Instructs educators on how to be future-focused leaders. Includes trends that will affect education; ways to scan the environment and the world at large; a plan for setting priorities based on probabilities; a 4-step issue management process; steps to developing plausible scenarios for guiding strategic planning; and activities that make up a future-focused communications system.

  • GMO Food: A Reference Handbook

    GMO Food: A Reference Handbook

    The book provides clear, factual information and background on the history of genetically modified crops and foods, covering topics such as the historic methods of plant and animal modification (such as cross-breeding). It assesses the long-existing differences in attitudes toward the development and commercialization of GMO foods and crops in the United States versus in the European Union.

  • Gale Contextual Encyclopedia of World Literature

    Gale Contextual Encyclopedia of World Literature

    Covers world authors from many periods and genres, building an understanding of the various contexts -- from the biographical to the literary to the historical -- in which literature can be viewed. Identifies the significant literary devices and global themes that define a writer's style and place the author in a larger literary tradition as chronicled and evaluated by critics over time.

  • Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America, ed. 3

    Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America, ed. 3

    This work includes 23 new ethnic groups and contains 152 revised ethnic entries on specific minority groups in the U.S., with an emphasis on culture (religions, holidays, customs, language) in addition to information on historical background and settlement patterns. The encyclopedia also covers ethnoreligious groups such as Jews, Chaldeans and Amish.

  • Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. History: War

    Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. History: War

    Provides a broad overview of war throughout American history, with a special emphasis on how war effects, and is affected by, political, economic, and social change in American and global society.

  • Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. History: Government and Politics

    Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. History: Government and Politics

    Provides a concise history of the U.S. government and political scene throughout American history, with a particular emphasis on how government and politics effects, and is affected by, social change.

  • Genghis Khan and the Mongol Empire

    Genghis Khan and the Mongol Empire

    Provides an overview of important historical events or periods in world history. This volume focuses on Temujin, the future Genghis Khan, and the Mongol Empire.

  • Getting to

    Getting to "Got It!" Helping Struggling Students Learn How to Learn

    Explains the mental processes students need to gather, organize, and understand information, and describes how educators can infuse their lessons with new routines and teaching approaches that influence students to become better, more independent learners.

  • Global Events: Milestone Events Throughout History

    Global Events: Milestone Events Throughout History

    Features more than 830 entries covering key global historical events from a regional perspective. Covering ancient civilizations to the present, important events in history are explored with an emphasis on their significance to overall world history. Volumes are chronologically arranged by region: Africa, Asia and Oceania, Central and South America, Europe, Middle East, and North America.

  • Global History: Cultural Encounters from Antiquity to the Present

    Global History: Cultural Encounters from Antiquity to the Present

    This work recreates and analyzes pivotal encounters, exchanges, and conflicts between cultures and civilizations that profoundly influenced the course of human history. It covers all regions of the globe -- Asia, Africa, Europe, the Middle East, the Americas, and the Pacific -- and all time periods -- from the early trade networks of the Fertile Crescent in 10,000 B.C.E., through Columbus's arrival in the Americas in 1492, and up to the expansion of the World Wide Web.

  • Global Warming 101

    Global Warming 101

    Examines basic issues and important controversies in the field. Describes scientific issues related to melting ice, rising seas, and effects on plants and animals, as well as human health. Includes consideration of possible solutions.

  • Government and the Economy: An Encyclopedia

    Government and the Economy: An Encyclopedia

    This work includes summaries of important Supreme Court cases that have impacted America's economic infrastructure, biographies of famous economists, and descriptions of the seven key economic systems--command (socialism), democratic socialism, fascism, market (capitalism), state capitalism, transitional, and welfare state.

  • Government, Politics, and Protest: Essential Primary Sources

    Government, Politics, and Protest: Essential Primary Sources

    A collection of primary source documents that focus on leading social issues of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. International in scope, each title is devoted to one topic.

  • Grand Design: Hollywood as a Modern Business Enterprise, 1930-1939

    Grand Design: Hollywood as a Modern Business Enterprise, 1930-1939

    Studies the advent of color, big musicals, the studio system and the beginning of institutionalized censorship which made the thirties the defining decade for Hollywood, the decade that ended with 'The Greatest Year in Motion Pictures' - the year of 'Gone With the Wind', 'The Wizard of Oz', 'Mr Smith Goes to Washington' and other classics.

  • Groundbreaking Scientific Experiments, Inventions, and Discoveries of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance

    Groundbreaking Scientific Experiments, Inventions, and Discoveries of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance

    Describes experiments, inventions, and discoveries of the period, as well as the scientists, physicians, and scholars responsible for them. Individuals such as Leonardo da Vinci, Marco Polo, and Galileo are included, along with entries on reconstructive surgery, Stonehenge, eyeglasses, the microscope, and the discovery of smallpox.

  • Grzimeks Animal Life Encyclopedia, ed. 2

    Grzimeks Animal Life Encyclopedia, ed. 2

    A completely revised and updated version of the original work published in Germany in 1960, this edition incorporates recent developments in the animal world as noted by prominent advisors and contributors from the scientific community.

  • Harlem Hellfighters

    Harlem Hellfighters

    This title examines the black troops of World War I and the way their contributions shaped their perceptions back home in the United States.

  • Health and Disease

    Health and Disease

    Explores in detail the range of current and impending challenges the planet faces as a result of global warming. Examines these issues from a variety of expert perspectives, highlights key future challenges, and addresses the pros and cons of potential solutions. This volume focuses on health and disease.

  • Historic Events for Students: The Great Depression

    Historic Events for Students: The Great Depression

    Each volume includes 15-20 entries covering a specific issue or incident related to the Great Depression in a global perspective. Entries follow a standard format for comparison purposes and typically include an introduction, an issue or incident summary, an exploration of different perspectives, a summary of key political, social and economic influences, and sources for further research. Includes primary source documents. Aimed at students and the general public. 3 volumes.

  • History in Dispute, Vol. 1

    History in Dispute, Vol. 1

    This series addresses heavily debated questions by offering different critical perspectives on major historical events, drawn from all time periods and from all parts of the globe. Each volume in this series has a thematic, era or subject-specific focus that coincides with the way history is studied at the academic level. Entries are selected by an advisory board of historians and academics.

  • Hitlers Final Solution

    Hitlers Final Solution

    This series examines the people and events that lie at the heart of the Holocaust. This title focuses on Hitler's so-called Final Solution, the genocidal campaign that began with hatred and exclusion but steadily escalated to encompass persecution, expulsion, and, finally, the annihilation of more than 6 million Jews.

  • Hitler, Goebbels, Himmler: The Nazi Holocaust Masterminds

    Hitler, Goebbels, Himmler: The Nazi Holocaust Masterminds

    This book thoroughly examines the causes and events that led up to the Holocaust, Adolf Hitler's rise to power, and the role he played in World War II in perpetuating the Holocaust.

  • Holocaust Camps and Killing Centers

    Holocaust Camps and Killing Centers

    This series examines the people and events that lie at the heart of the Holocaust. This title focuses on the concentration camps that removed Jews from society, the labor camps that worked them to death, and the killing centers that murdered them in gas chambers, resulting in the annihilation of six million Jews.

  • Holocaust Rescue and Liberation

    Holocaust Rescue and Liberation

    This series examines the people and events that lie at the heart of the Holocaust. This title focuses on the many individuals and groups that risked their lives to rescue Jews who had fled from the dangers of Nazi-occupied territory, providing the refugees with hiding places, food and clothing, and forged documents. When the Allies liberated the Holocaust camps at the end of the war, the world finally learned the truth about the atrocities committed by the Third Reich.

  • Holocaust Resistance

    Holocaust Resistance

    This series examines the people and events that lie at the heart of the Holocaust. This title focuses on Jewish resistance that took many forms, including armed uprisings in the camps, partisan raids from forest enclaves on Nazi military assets, and non-violent activities in art, literature, and Jewish culture.

  • Holocaust Survivors

    Holocaust Survivors

    This series examines the people and events that lie at the heart of the Holocaust. This title focuses on the experiences of Holocaust survivors.

  • Hot Spot: Asia and Oceania

    Hot Spot: Asia and Oceania

    Provides coverage of the most critical situations and explosive events in the region, including internal strife in Indonesia, insurgency in southern Thailand, nuclear issues in India and Pakistan, the Tibetan revolt, the Spratly Islands dispute, and terrorist organizations such as Abu Sayeff.

  • Hot Spot: North America and Europe

    Hot Spot: North America and Europe

    Explores conflicts and potential hot spots in these areas. Coverage is divided into three regions--the established democracies of the U.S., Canada, and Western Europe; the democratizing countries of post-communist Europe; and the more volatile region encompassing Russia, the Balkans, the Causasus, and Post-Soviet Eastern Europe.

  • How Your Government Really Works: A Topical Encyclopedia of the Federal Government

    How Your Government Really Works: A Topical Encyclopedia of the Federal Government

    Offers a concise and objective explanation of government operations, mapping the federal government's branches, departments, agencies, corporations, and quasi-official bodies, and the bureaucracies that support them.

  • How to Differentiate Instruction in Mixed-Ability Classrooms, ed. 2

    How to Differentiate Instruction in Mixed-Ability Classrooms, ed. 2

    Provides educators with ideas on matching instructional approaches to the readiness, interests, and talents of all students: learning centers, hands-on activities, contracts, and investigative projects. Describes ways of structuring lessons to provide 'scaffolds' for the lesson content, the procedures used in learning, and the products of learning.

  • Human and Civil Rights: Essential Primary Sources

    Human and Civil Rights: Essential Primary Sources

    These volumes of primary source documents focus on leading social issues of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. International in scope, each title is devoted to one topic.

  • Ice Hockey

    Ice Hockey

    Explores the scientific principles behind some of the most popular team and individual sports. Covers origins, history and changes, the biomechanics and physiology of playing, related health and medical concerns, and the causes and treatment of sports-related injuries. This volume covers ice hockey.

  • Improving Student Learning One Teacher at a Time

    Improving Student Learning One Teacher at a Time

    Explains the four critical areas of teaching and describes how educators can use an approach that increases student success. Offers step-by-step instructions for developing a curriculum document, planning your instructional activities, choosing a set of classroom assessment tasks, and recording meaningful feedback on student performance.

  • Industrial Revolution Reference Library

    Industrial Revolution Reference Library

    Covers the ideas and social turmoil that marked this transition as well as the machines, manufacturing processes and energy sources that spurred it on.

  • Infectious Diseases: In Context

    Infectious Diseases: In Context

    Covers the history, politics, and ethical debate related to infectious diseases. Includes articles on how such diseases impact trade and commerce, travel, and the future of industrialized and impoverished nations.

  • Inspiring Active Learning: A Complete Handbook for Today's Teachers, Expanded 2nd ed.

    Inspiring Active Learning: A Complete Handbook for Today's Teachers, Expanded 2nd ed.

    Provides practical options for handling the teachers' many tasks: from beginning a class to maintaining engagement, from motivating slackers to managing disrupters, from building efficient routines to cushioning student anxiety, and numerous other workable strategies.

  • Integrating Differentiated Instruction & Understanding by Design: Connecting Content and Kids

    Integrating Differentiated Instruction & Understanding by Design: Connecting Content and Kids

    Explains how the combination of the Differentiated Instruction and Understanding by Design frameworks can ensure all students are learning at maximum levels. Describes how a curriculum built on the goal of student understanding, integrated with instructional approaches that emphasize reaching every learner, can provide teachers with more specific teaching targets and more flexible ways to reach them.

  • It Came from Outer Space: Everyday Products and Ideas from the Space Program

    It Came from Outer Space: Everyday Products and Ideas from the Space Program

    Contains entries on products and technologies that have been either developed or improved upon because of space-related research and technology development. They represent the broad range of products spun off from the space program-from smoke detectors and fire-retardant materials to the futuristic technologies such as virtual reality and bionic eyes and muscles.

  • Japan?s 2011 Natural Disasters and Nuclear Meltdown

    Japan?s 2011 Natural Disasters and Nuclear Meltdown

    Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume provides an overview of the massive earthquake that hit Japan on March 11, 2011 followed minutes later by a powerful tsunami, and the next day by an explosion that rocked a nuclear power plant and caused a leak in a reactor.

  • Jazz

    Jazz

    Places important topics in context so that readers will understand the connection between black history and the sweep of America's story. This volume covers African American jazz history and criticism.

  • Jim Crow: A Historical Encyclopedia of the American Mosaic

    Jim Crow: A Historical Encyclopedia of the American Mosaic

    This book examines a broad range of topics related to the establishment, maintenance, and eventual dismantling of the discriminatory system known as Jim Crow.

  • Juvenile Justice

    Juvenile Justice

    Examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. This volume traces the history of the juvenile justice system, focusing on continued positive changes to ensure that the system benefits both offenders and society.

  • Labor and Employment

    Labor and Employment

    Examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. This volume focuses on child labor practices and laws aimed at protecting young workers from exploitation.

  • Latino History and Culture: An Encyclopedia

    Latino History and Culture: An Encyclopedia

    This reference work covers the varied national and ethnic groups that make up the Latino population. It explores issues such as labor, immigration, culture, health, education, political activism, art, literature, and family, as well as historical events and developments. A-Z entries cover eras, individuals, organizations and institutions, critical events in U.S. history and the impact of the Latino population, communities and ethnic groups, and key cities and regions.

  • Learning About the Holocaust: A Student's Guide

    Learning About the Holocaust: A Student's Guide

    Offers articles written at the 9th and 10th grade reading levels; includes diary entries and stories about young people who lived during the Holocaust.

  • Learning on Display: Student-Created Museums That Build Understanding

    Learning on Display: Student-Created Museums That Build Understanding

    Provides educators with information on how to plan creative museum projects that target content standards and develop students' understanding of required subject matter.

  • Learning-Driven Schools: A Practical Guide for Teachers and Principals

    Learning-Driven Schools: A Practical Guide for Teachers and Principals

    Explores the research on learning and describes how teachers can work backwards from learning goals to ensure all students reach their maximum potential. Also describes how to extend this learning-driven approach beyond the classroom to ensure that teacher supervision and professional development programs emphasize learner outcomes.

  • Literary Movements for Students, ed. 2: Presenting Analysis, Context, and Criticism on Literary Movements

    Literary Movements for Students, ed. 2: Presenting Analysis, Context, and Criticism on Literary Movements

    Entries provide in-depth historical background information on each movement as well as modern critical interpretation of each movement's characteristic styles and themes.

  • Literary Newsmakers for Students, Vol. 1

    Literary Newsmakers for Students, Vol. 1

    Provides analysis and criticism of recent novels and other works of fiction, nonfiction, poetry and drama.

  • Literary Themes for Students: Race and Prejudice

    Literary Themes for Students: Race and Prejudice

    Works included represent a wide range of circumstances in which individuals experience prejudice in American, British and world literature. The discussion goes well beyond race, religion, and gender into ethnicity, social status, mental and physical health, and personal beliefs and behaviors.

  • Literary Themes for Students: The American Dream

    Literary Themes for Students: The American Dream

    Provides readers with an overview of literary works that explore the theme of the American dream. Analyzes poetry, plays, short stories, novels, and works of nonfiction that address this theme in some capacity, and how that theme has been treated in literature at different times in history and across diverse cultures.

  • Literary Themes for Students: War and Peace

    Literary Themes for Students: War and Peace

    Presents a myriad of viewpoints, so that modern readers can begin to grasp the complexities of war and its impact. Such stories give voice to the individuals who fight and are fought against, who are injured, who suffer on the battlefield and at home, and who, inevitably, can no longer speak for themselves. Examines dominant and recurring subthemes in the literature of war; including survival, terrorism, leadership, and genocide.

  • Literature and Its Times: Profiles of 300 Notable Literary Works and the Historical Events that Influenced Them

    Literature and Its Times: Profiles of 300 Notable Literary Works and the Historical Events that Influenced Them

    Provides in-depth commentary on characters, themes, and the historical and social context of 300 most-studied literary works, including novels, plays, poems, speeches, and short stories, both international and American.

  • Literature and Its Times Supplement 1: Profiles of 300 Notable Literary Works and the Historical Events that Influenced Them

    Literature and Its Times Supplement 1: Profiles of 300 Notable Literary Works and the Historical Events that Influenced Them

    Provides in-depth commentary on characters, themes, and the historical and social context of 300 most-studied literary works, including novels, plays, poems, speeches, and short stories, both international and American.

  • Little Rock Nine

    Little Rock Nine

    Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of the major factors that led to the Little Rock Nine crisis in which 9 students fought for school integration in September 1957.

  • Lost Illusions: American Cinema in the Shadow of Watergate and Vietnam, 1970-1979

    Lost Illusions: American Cinema in the Shadow of Watergate and Vietnam, 1970-1979

    Looks at how the emergence of new technology, such as steadicam and Dolby sound, and a new generation of talent challenged the old ways, with films like 'Nashville' and 'Five Easy Pieces'.

  • Macmillan Encyclopedia of Energy

    Macmillan Encyclopedia of Energy

    Articles explore everything from Albert Einstein, seismic energy, and acid rain, to lasers and building design. The Encyclopedia supports the curriculum in earth science, chemistry and life sciences, social studies, political science and more.

  • Making Standards Useful in the Classroom

    Making Standards Useful in the Classroom

    Provides educators with information that will ensure that state standards lead to higher student achievement. Describes how to sequence content and set up grading scales that help facilitate formative assessment and effective instruction. Provides steps for converting standards into guidelines that are more useful to classroom teachers.

  • Managing Diverse Classrooms: How to Build on Students' Cultural Strengths

    Managing Diverse Classrooms: How to Build on Students' Cultural Strengths

    Discusses some of the most powerful cultural differences that can lead to classroom conflict for many students and how educators can capitalize on these differences to make their classroom a harmonious, productive environment.

  • Managing Your Classroom With Heart: A Guide for Nurturing Adolescent Learners

    Managing Your Classroom With Heart: A Guide for Nurturing Adolescent Learners

    Provides an approach to classroom management that deals with accepting teenage students as they are and recognizing what they need: a connection with the curriculum; a sense of order; and most essentially, a sense that someone cares.

  • Maya Civilization

    Maya Civilization

    Provides an overview of important historical events or periods in world history. This volume focuses on the Maya Civilization and features quotations from sources such as diaries, public records, and contemporary chronicles.

  • Medicine on the Battlefield

    Medicine on the Battlefield

    This title examines the medicines and methods used to combat the injuries, infections, and diseases induced by trench warfare.

  • Medicine, Health, and Bioethics: Essential Primary Sources

    Medicine, Health, and Bioethics: Essential Primary Sources

    A focus on leading social issues of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. Each title contains approximately 175 full or excerpted documents---speeches, legislation, magazine and newspaper articles, essays, memoirs, letters, interviews, novels, songs, and works of art---as well as overview information that places each document in context.

  • Medieval World

    Medieval World

    Illustrated history of a thousand years of amazing diversity and development, from the fall of the Roman Empire around AD 500 and the Islamic expansion, to the discovery of the New World by Columbus in 1492.

  • Middle East Conflict, ed. 2

    Middle East Conflict, ed. 2

    Provides a comprehensive and objective overview of the people, events, and documents that are key to understanding the complex relationships of the countries and cultures of the Middle East.

  • Mobilizing the Community to Help Students Succeed

    Mobilizing the Community to Help Students Succeed

    Describes how educators can collaborate with others to reverse poor motivation, reward student success, and realize higher achievement in even the most challenged school districts.

  • Muhammad in History, Thought, and Culture: An Encyclopedia of the Prophet of God

    Muhammad in History, Thought, and Culture: An Encyclopedia of the Prophet of God

    This detailed resource explores the traditions, ceremonies, and beliefs of Islam as they have spread worldwide, and examines Muhammad's role in other religious traditions as well as the secular world. It distills 14 centuries of thinking about Muhammad, fully capturing his enduring legacy.

  • Nazi War Criminals

    Nazi War Criminals

    This series examines the people and events that lie at the heart of the Holocaust. This title focuses on the global effort to bring Nazi war criminals to justice.

  • New Catholic Encyclopedia, ed. 2

    New Catholic Encyclopedia, ed. 2

    This 15 volume, second edition features revised and new articles. Among the 12,000 entries in the encyclopedia are articles on theology, philosophy, history, literary figures, saints, musicians and much more.

  • New Dictionary of the History of Ideas

    New Dictionary of the History of Ideas

    A six-volume survey of the history of Western thought and culture, presented through 700 alphabetically arranged entries. Each entry explores the origin, cultural interpretations, and historical themes of such subjects as beauty, love, feminism, diversity, and social capital, among many others. For students and general readers.

  • New Encyclopedia of Africa, ed. 2

    New Encyclopedia of Africa, ed. 2

    Addresses the entire history of African cultures from the pharaohs and the ancient civilizations of the south through the colonial era to the emergence of 53 independent countries, some of them newly emergent in world commerce and others deep in conflict. Covers issues facing the continent such as global development, the AIDS crisis, and international terrorism.

  • Nonfiction Classics for Students: Presenting Analysis, Context, and Criticism on Nonfiction Works

    Nonfiction Classics for Students: Presenting Analysis, Context, and Criticism on Nonfiction Works

    Provides critical overviews on the most frequently studied nonfiction essays, books, biographies, and memoirs. Includes discussions of literary format, themes, and structure.

  • Novels for Students, Vol. 1

    Novels for Students, Vol. 1

    Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.

  • Nutrition and Well-Being A to Z

    Nutrition and Well-Being A to Z

    This two-volume reference examines the relationship between food and health on a historical, national and personal level. It analyzes how nutrition has affected quality of life, health and fitness in various countries at different times in history.

  • Our Living World: Earths Biomes

    Our Living World: Earths Biomes

    Multi-volume set takes an in-depth look at various ecosystems. Original, detailed maps and vibrant pictures inform readers about various biomes, the myriad plants and animals that live within each, and the role that humans must play to protect earth's fragile environment. Interesting facts, recommended learning materials, and glossary words are interspersed throughout the volumes. Aimed at grades 4-8.

  • Persian Gulf War Encyclopedia: A Political, Social, and Military History

    Persian Gulf War Encyclopedia: A Political, Social, and Military History

    This encyclopedia provides a rich historical account of the Persian Gulf War, examining the conflict from a holistic perspective that addresses the details of the military operations as well as the social, political, economic, and cultural aspects of the war.

  • Personalizing the High School Experience for Each Student

    Personalizing the High School Experience for Each Student

    Discusses the six most pervasive problem areas in high school education today, and what schools are doing to connect with students, personalize learning, differentiate instruction, and make high school curriculum more relevant.

  • Philips Astronomy Encyclopedia

    Philips Astronomy Encyclopedia

    Comprehensive resource containing more than 3000 articles on all aspects of astronomy and astrophysics. Includes special features on each of the constellations and tables listing brightest stars, nearest stars, Messier objects, Caldwell objects, and surface features of the Moon and terrestrial planets. Written by more than 100 leading astronomers from the world's universities and observatories.

  • Philips Atlas of the Universe

    Philips Atlas of the Universe

    Philip's Atlas of the Universe is a classic and highly readable account of the stars, the planets, and the Universe, together with practical advice on observing the night sky. This fully revised new edition has been updated to include the latest information from current space missions, including Cassini.

  • Plant Sciences

    Plant Sciences

    Introduces the fundamentals of plant sciences, such as cells, transportation and photosynthesis, and also examines related fields, such as agribusiness, conservation and ethnobotany. Fully illustrated with margin definitions, timelines and sidebars throughout. Academic and general interest. 4 volumes.

  • Poetry for Students, Vol. 1

    Poetry for Students, Vol. 1

    Features discussion and analysis of poems of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Provides an overview of the poem and discussion of its principal themes, images, form and construction.

  • Political Theory: An Encyclopedia of Contemporary and Classic Terms

    Political Theory: An Encyclopedia of Contemporary and Classic Terms

    Features political concepts, themes, issues, movements, groups, and schools that have developed over time and shaped the modern world. Includes biographical entries and articles on the principal works of political theorists from Plato to John Rawls.

  • Population, Resources, and Conflict

    Population, Resources, and Conflict

    Explores in detail the range of current and impending challenges the planet faces as a result of global warming. Examines these issues from a variety of expert perspectives, highlights key future challenges, and addresses the pros and cons of potential solutions. This volume focuses on population, resources, and conflict.

  • Post-Cold War

    Post-Cold War

    Covers various operations and issues that impacted soldiers' lives during the post-cold war era.

  • Postwar America: An Encyclopedia of Social, Political, Cultural, and Economic History

    Postwar America: An Encyclopedia of Social, Political, Cultural, and Economic History

    This reference work provides coverage of the developments in U.S. affairs from the outbreak of the Cold War to the early twenty-first century, as well as their far-reaching effects on the rest of the world. A-Z entries shed light on notable events, movements, organizations, geographical locations, concepts, and artistic, cultural, and scientific trends.

  • Prejudice in the Modern World Reference Library

    Prejudice in the Modern World Reference Library

    Explores the many different types of prejudice, their history, what causes these prejudices in people and societies, and their consequences. Presents profiles of diverse and unique men and women who played key roles in the history of prejudice. Excerpted documents tell various stories in the words of the people who fought prejudice, acted out prejudices, and those who were the victims of prejudice.

  • Presidential Campaigns, Slogans, Issues, and Platforms: The Complete Encyclopedia

    Presidential Campaigns, Slogans, Issues, and Platforms: The Complete Encyclopedia

    The work covers each presidential campaign in depth, examining a large number of related issues ranging from the use of social media in modern presidential campaigns to negative campaign ads and key slogans used in every presidential campaign.

  • Principals Who Learn: Asking the Right Questions, Seeking the Best Solutions

    Principals Who Learn: Asking the Right Questions, Seeking the Best Solutions

    Provides school principals with information on how to keep on top of the human relationships and dynamics at work in their schools.

  • Prohibition

    Prohibition

    Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of the major factors that led to the Prohibition era, which banned the manufacture, transport, and sale of alcoholic beverages in the United States in 1920.

  • Qualities of Effective Teachers, ed. 2

    Qualities of Effective Teachers, ed. 2

    Focuses on cultivating teacher qualities that are most apt to raise student achievement. Establishes definitive benchmarks for top-flight teacher education and professional development programs. This approach also includes teachers who work with at-risk and high-ability students.

  • Radiation Sickness

    Radiation Sickness

    Explores radiation sickness in detail, covering causes and effects, treatments, and medical advances.

  • Reconstruction Era Reference Library

    Reconstruction Era Reference Library

    The three-volume Reconstruction Era Reference Library provides targeted information on post-Civil War America, from the end of the war in 1865 to the Compromise of 1877.

  • Reframing Teacher Leadership to Improve Your School

    Reframing Teacher Leadership to Improve Your School

    Explores the essential elements of a teacher leader framework that promotes deep implementation of effective teaching practices. Provides practical ways to support networks of teacher leaders at the school, district, and state levels.

  • Religion and American Cultures, ed. 2: Tradition, Diversity, and Popular Expression

    Religion and American Cultures, ed. 2: Tradition, Diversity, and Popular Expression

    This four-volume work provides a multicultural survey of established as well as 'new' American religions and investigates the interactions between religion and ethnicity, gender, politics, regionalism, ethics, and popular culture.

  • Renaissance: An Encyclopedia for Students

    Renaissance: An Encyclopedia for Students

    A survey of the Renaissance-era topics most studied in high school world history, art literature, economics and science curriculum. Presents 465 alphabetically arranged entries broadly covering people, places, events, concepts, works of art and literature, and scientific achievements from around 1350 to 1620. For students in grades 7 and higher.

  • Research-Based Strategies to Ignite Student Learning: Insights from a Neurologist and Classroom Teacher

    Research-Based Strategies to Ignite Student Learning: Insights from a Neurologist and Classroom Teacher

    Explores how to enhance students' memory and test-taking abilities, based on brain research. Provides ways to captivate and hold students' attention and encourage their participation and progress.

  • Results Now: How We Can Achieve Unprecedented Improvements in Teaching and Learning

    Results Now: How We Can Achieve Unprecedented Improvements in Teaching and Learning

    Discusses how schools can exceed expectations, swiftly reduce achievement gaps, and enhance the lifetime learning of all students. Describes simple actions that can swiftly and substantially improve education and provides a set of structures and practices for improving instruction in any school.

  • Roaring Twenties Reference Library

    Roaring Twenties Reference Library

    The Roaring Twenties Reference Library chronicles and illustrates a time of great social change in everything from fashion to music to politics.

  • Schindler, Wallenberg, Miep Gies: The Holocaust Heroes

    Schindler, Wallenberg, Miep Gies: The Holocaust Heroes

    This book recounts the actions some people took to save the lives of thousands of people trying to escape from the Nazis and their deadly persecution. Some heroes are now famous, but many unknown heroes took action to forge false identity papers, leave out food for refugees, and hide Jews in their homes.

  • Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film

    Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film

    This reference provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to film and film studies, covering such aspects as production, national traditions, studios, genres, critical theory and film history.

  • Schizophrenia

    Schizophrenia

    Covers symptoms, causes and effects, treatments, cures and medical advances for schizophrenia.

  • School Leadership that Works: From Research to Results

    School Leadership that Works: From Research to Results

    Explains critical leadership principles that every administrator needs to know including how school leaders can increase student achievement and which leadership practices have the biggest impact on school effectiveness.

  • Schooling by Design: Mission, Action, and Achievement

    Schooling by Design: Mission, Action, and Achievement

    Describes how to start with the school's mission and goals and develop a powerful school improvement plan focused on desired results. Explains how to use Understanding by Design's backward-design process to determine the evidence for the plan's success and to plan improvement steps in instruction and leadership roles. Provides action ideas for starting the school improvement process and keeping it going.

  • Science and Its Times

    Science and Its Times

    The histories of science, technology, and mathematics merge with the study of humanities and social science in this interdisciplinary reference work. Essays on people, theories, discoveries, and concepts are combined with overviews, bibliographies of primary documents, and chronological elements to offer students a fascinating way to understand the impact of science on the course of human history and how science affects everyday life. Approximately 2,000 entries.

  • Science and Political Controversy: A Reference Handbook

    Science and Political Controversy: A Reference Handbook

    This handbook examines how the government has facilitated research for the public good and the ways in which politicians have manipulated data to serve political ends around a broad array of controversies, from stem cell research to energy development, chemical health risks, and climate change.

  • Science and Technology

    Science and Technology

    Examines issues involving science and technology and provides a balanced assessment of the arguments on all sides of the often strident debates. Include topics in the brain sciences, debates over parapsychology, debates surrounding information technology, and the advent of virtual reality.

  • Scientific Thought: In Context

    Scientific Thought: In Context

    Includes original essays written by leading experts in the field, primary source documents that articulate the interrelation of science and society, and sidebars on the cultural, economic, and political issues surrounding scientific thought -- providing insights on leading social issues and exploring the impact of science on society through the ages.

  • Search and Seizure

    Search and Seizure

    Examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. This volume explores a variety of court decisions regarding the Fourth Amendment and their impact on the privacy rights of students.

  • Shakespeare for Students, ed. 2: Critical Interpretations of Shakespeare's Plays and Poetry

    Shakespeare for Students, ed. 2: Critical Interpretations of Shakespeare's Plays and Poetry

    Collection of essays by Shakespeare scholars that have been selected for students at the high school or undergraduate college level. Each entry includes an introduction; a plot synopsis; a character list; a discussion of the work's principal themes; information about the style and literary devices used; a conversation about the work's historical context; and a critical overview.

  • Short Stories for Students, Vol. 1

    Short Stories for Students, Vol. 1

    Provides critical overviews of short stories from all cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the story's cultural and historical significance.

  • Slavery in America

    Slavery in America

    This guide explores the origins of the slave trade in Africa and the effects of the practice of slavery on the political and economic history of the United States. King Cotton, the slave hierarchy on southern plantations, the relationship of the slaveholders and slaves, the slave codes that regulated the absolute control of slaves, the ensuing slave rebellions, and the abolitionist movement and those who spoke out against the atrocities of slavery are among topics examined.

  • Space Exploration Reference Library

    Space Exploration Reference Library

    From Chinese rockets of the 11th century to the latest developments in modern space travel, the four-volume Space Exploration Reference Library provides a wealth of information on this still-emerging science.

  • Sports Nutrition

    Sports Nutrition

    Examines the most current scientific studies and provides in-depth information on health issues and treatment for sports nutrition.

  • Sports Scandals

    Sports Scandals

    A guide to the most notorious scandals in American sports history. Entries offer an overview of the historical and cultural context, what occurred and who was involved, as well as the response to the scandal.

  • Sports in America from Colonial Times to the Twenty-First Century: An Encyclopedia

    Sports in America from Colonial Times to the Twenty-First Century: An Encyclopedia

    This encyclopedia presents a social, cultural, and economic history of American sports from hunting, bowling, and skating in the 16th century to televised professional sports today. Nearly 400 articles examine historical and cultural aspects of leagues, teams, institutions, major competitions, the media and other related industries, as well as legal and social issues, economic factors, ethnic and racial participation, and the growth of institutions and venues.

  • St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture, ed. 2

    St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture, ed. 2

    Includes more than 3,036 signed essays (300 of them new), alphabetically arranged, and written or reviewed by subject experts and edited to form a consistent, readable, and straightforward reference. Entries cover topics and persons in major areas of popular culture: film; music; print culture; social life; sports; television and radio; and art and performance (which include theater, dance, stand-up comedy, and other live performance).

  • St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture

    St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture

    Includes more than 2,700 signed essays ranging from 500 to 2,500 words, written by subject experts and edited to form a consistent, readable, and straightforward reference. Entries include subject-specific bibliographies and, where appropriate, photographs and textual cross-references to related essays.

  • Stalins Great Purge

    Stalins Great Purge

    Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume offers varying analyses of the atrocities that occurred under Stalin's reign in the Soviet Union and his regime's lasting impact on the world today.

  • Story Behind the Protest Song: A Reference Guide to the 50 Songs That Changed the 20th Century

    Story Behind the Protest Song: A Reference Guide to the 50 Songs That Changed the 20th Century

    Features the most influential musical protests and statements recorded to date, providing pop-culture viewpoints on some of the most tumultuous times in modern history. Includes songs about the Vietnam War, the civil rights movement, policy in the Middle East, teenage rebellion, animal rights, and criticisms of mass media.

  • Student Movements of the 1960s

    Student Movements of the 1960s

    Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of the major factors that contributed to activism by college students in the 1960s.

  • Summarization in Any Subject: 50 Techniques to Improve Student Learning

    Summarization in Any Subject: 50 Techniques to Improve Student Learning

    Explores numerous summarization strategies, including all of the steps and examples educators need to start using summarization to improve students' comprehension and boost their long-term memory.

  • Supervision for Learning: A Performance-Based Approach to Teacher Development and School Improvement

    Supervision for Learning: A Performance-Based Approach to Teacher Development and School Improvement

    Provides information on how to transform a supervisory system into a performance-based model that connects to student achievement and teacher professional development.

  • Taking Action on Adolescent Literacy: An Implementation Guide for School Leaders

    Taking Action on Adolescent Literacy: An Implementation Guide for School Leaders

    Provides a leadership plan and action steps that will build on students' literacy skills and intervene with students who falter. Includes strategies to integrate literacy and learning across the content areas; support structures that involve teachers, administrators, parents, and community members in your literacy program; and examples of school environments that sustain literacy development.

  • Teacher Leadership That Strengthens Professional Practice

    Teacher Leadership That Strengthens Professional Practice

    Provides a foundation for developing and supporting highly committed teacher leaders. Including advice for administrators and practical tips for experienced and aspiring teacher leaders, this book presents a clear plan for ensuring that teacher leadership is a powerful force for school improvement.

  • Teachers as Classroom Coaches: How to Motivate Students Across the Content Areas

    Teachers as Classroom Coaches: How to Motivate Students Across the Content Areas

    Explains how proven coaching strategies can help teachers inspire students and boost their performance in any subject and grade level. Discusses why a coaching environment creates more student motivation and higher engagement, and provides the strategies and techniques that winning coaches use to help groups and individuals work more productively, overcome difficulties, and achieve meaningful and measurable goals.

  • Teaching the Scientific Literature Review, ed. 2: Collaborative Lessons for Guided Inquiry

    Teaching the Scientific Literature Review, ed. 2: Collaborative Lessons for Guided Inquiry

    This book explains and simplifies the scholarly task of researching and writing a scientific literature review.

  • Teaching with the Brain in Mind, 2nd ed., Rev. and Updated

    Teaching with the Brain in Mind, 2nd ed., Rev. and Updated

    Explores how to improve student achievement and create a more effective classroom by applying brain research to teaching. Includes insights on how students are wired for learning and how their learning behaviors change as they mature.

  • Teen Legal Rights, ed. 3

    Teen Legal Rights, ed. 3

    This book examines all aspects of a young adult's legal rights at school, at work, and at home, including recent developments in teen-oriented legislation.

  • Terrorism: Essential Primary Sources

    Terrorism: Essential Primary Sources

    These volumes of primary source documents focus on leading social issues of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. International in scope, each title is devoted to one topic.

  • The 100 Most Important American Financial Crises: An Encyclopedia of the Lowest Points in American Economic History

    The 100 Most Important American Financial Crises: An Encyclopedia of the Lowest Points in American Economic History

    This encyclopedia supplies entries on 100 major U.S. financial crises from the Colonial era to today that have had tremendous domestic impact-and in many cases, global impact as well. The entries explore the history and impact of major economic events, including banking crises, economic shortages, recessions, national strikes and labor upheavals, natural resource shortages, panics, and the collapse of specific American industries such as rubber and steel production.

  • The 1967 Detroit Riots

    The 1967 Detroit Riots

    Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of the major factors that contributed to the Detroit riot of July 23-27, 1967.

  • The Apollo 11 Moon Landing

    The Apollo 11 Moon Landing

    Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of the Apollo 11 moon landing.

  • The Arab-Israeli Six-Day War

    The Arab-Israeli Six-Day War

    Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides an overview of the brief conflict in which Israel defeated a coalition of Arab nations in 1967 and the events leading up to and following the war.

  • The Art and Science of Teaching: A Comprehensive Framework for Effective Instruction

    The Art and Science of Teaching: A Comprehensive Framework for Effective Instruction

    Presents a model for ensuring quality teaching that balances the necessity of research-based data with the equally vital need to understand the strengths and weaknesses of individual students.

  • The Art of Mixing: A Visual Guide to Recording, Engineering, and Production, ed. 2

    The Art of Mixing: A Visual Guide to Recording, Engineering, and Production, ed. 2

    A revised full-color edition with even more examples of musical styles visually illustrated to reveal how sound 'looks' in a professionally mixed song. This volume provides insight into how sound works in a three-dimensional field, helping the reader understand how to apply mixing techniques to their own recordings.

  • The Assassination of Osama bin Laden

    The Assassination of Osama bin Laden

    Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides an overview of the events that led to the assassination of Al Qaeda leader, Osama bin Laden.

  • The Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

    The Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

    Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of the major factors that contributed to the dropping of atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

  • The Best Schools: How Human Development Research Should Inform Educational Practice

    The Best Schools: How Human Development Research Should Inform Educational Practice

    Explores learning settings, pedagogical tools, and instructional approaches that any school can adopt to inspire students of all ages to discover their passion for learning.

  • The Bolshevik Revolution

    The Bolshevik Revolution

    Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume covers the Bolshevik Revolution, one of the most influential political events of the twentieth century. It shaped not only the history of Russia but that of the entire world.

  • The Borderlands: An Encyclopedia of Culture and Politics on the U.S.-Mexico Divide

    The Borderlands: An Encyclopedia of Culture and Politics on the U.S.-Mexico Divide

    Provides numerous essay entries covering U.S.-Mexico border history, culture, and politics.

  • The Bosnian Conflict

    The Bosnian Conflict

    Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces the conflict in Bosnia that affected citizens of the same nation who savaged each other with massacres and mass rape of civilians as a war tactic.

  • The Brain, the Nervous System, and Their Diseases

    The Brain, the Nervous System, and Their Diseases

    This encyclopedia provides an overview of the human brain and nervous system. It covers basic anatomy and function, diseases and disorders, treatment options, wellness concepts, and key individuals in the fields of neurology and neuroscience.

  • The Challenger Disaster

    The Challenger Disaster

    Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume details the events on January 28, 1986, when the space shuttle Challenger broke apart seventy-three seconds after liftoff, resulting in the death of seven astronauts.

  • The Christmas Truce of 1914

    The Christmas Truce of 1914

    This title examines the Christmas Truce of 1914, focusing on how the informal truces came to be and exploring the experiences of the soldiers of both sides.

  • The Civil Rights Era

    The Civil Rights Era

    This resource guides readers through the key events, successes, and trials of the civil rights movement, from the Montgomery bus boycott to the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

  • The Civil Rights Movement

    The Civil Rights Movement

    This book looks at the Civil Rights Movement in the United States as a four-century struggle that began with as early as the Revolutionary War and continued with slave rebellions in the years leading up to the Civil War.

  • The Civil War: Primary Documents on Events from 1860 to 1865

    The Civil War: Primary Documents on Events from 1860 to 1865

    Discusses how America's press covered important national issues and events of the day. News articles, editorials, and cartoons from the time offer a range of contentious and impassioned opinions and reports on the crucial events that precipitated, sustained, and eventually concluded this vital chapter in American history and politics.

  • The Civil War Era and Reconstruction: An Encyclopedia of Social, Political, Cultural, and Economic History

    The Civil War Era and Reconstruction: An Encyclopedia of Social, Political, Cultural, and Economic History

    This work focuses on non-military aspects of life from the attack on Fort Sumter in April 1861 to the end of Reconstruction in 1877, addressing themes and day-to-day events from multiple perspectives--Northerners and Southerners, slaves and freedmen; plantation owners and abolitionists; frontier settlers and factory workers; Native Americans, women, children, and immigrant groups--in politics, business, science, technology, medicine, family, religion, culture, and the arts.

  • The Civil War and Reconstruction Eras

    The Civil War and Reconstruction Eras

    This guide details the political and economic forces that affected the expansion of slavery and how slaves, freed black Americans, and white liberal politicians fought for the freedom of slaves and for the basic rights of dignity and protection that they had not previously enjoyed under the law.

  • The Cold War

    The Cold War

    This book examines major aspects of the Cold War, including the rivalry between the United States and the Soviet Union, Europe's Iron Curtain, the nuclear arms race, decolonization in Africa, and the spread of communism into Latin America and Southeast Asia.

  • The Columbine School Shooting

    The Columbine School Shooting

    Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume provides an overview of the tragic school shooting of students at Columbine High School, in the community of Littleton, Colorado, on April 20, 1999.

  • The Creation of the State of Israel

    The Creation of the State of Israel

    Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of major factors that culminated in the establishment of Israel as an independent state in 1948.

  • The Crisis in Darfur

    The Crisis in Darfur

    Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of major factors that contributed to the famine, warfare, and Islamic extremism crisis in the African region known as Darfur.

  • The Cuban Missile Crisis

    The Cuban Missile Crisis

    Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of major factors that contributed to the Cuban missile crisis during October 1962.

  • The Cuban Revolution

    The Cuban Revolution

    Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of the major factors that contributed to the revolutionary actions taken in the 1950s by Fidel Castro, and US relations with Cuba over the years.

  • The Death Penalty: Documents Decoded

    The Death Penalty: Documents Decoded

    This book exposes readers directly to landmark opinions of the U.S. Supreme Court that strive to answer difficult questions regarding capital punishment. Not only does it provide an overview of the history, current status, and future of capital punishment in America; it supplies excerpts of the words of the justices themselves.

  • The Democratic Party: Documents Decoded

    The Democratic Party: Documents Decoded

    This title provides an historical examination of the Democratic Party from its distant origins in George Washington's administration to the two-term administration of Barack Obama, utlizing primary documents and scholarly commentary to investigate topics such as the Democratic party's positions on civil rights, discrimination, voting rights, taxation, representation, immigration, the Republican opposition, the role of government, and foreign policy.

  • The Differentiated Classroom: Responding to the Needs of All Learners

    The Differentiated Classroom: Responding to the Needs of All Learners

    Explains instructional approaches that meet the needs and interests of every student. Includes principles that guide a differentiated classroom; instructional strategies that make it easier to provide multiple learning paths for students; practical ways to give students options about how they learn required curriculum; and steps to get started with differentiation or take it to a higher level.

  • The Differentiated School: Making Revolutionary Changes in Teaching and Learning

    The Differentiated School: Making Revolutionary Changes in Teaching and Learning

    Includes common misconceptions about differentiation; nonnegotiables that are essential to the implementation of differentiated instruction; factors that contribute to failure to change classroom practice; leadership lessons for accomplishing the change process; tools for monitoring and evaluating the change toward differentiation; and characteristics of staff development practices that support differentiated instruction.

  • The Early Republic: Primary Documents on Events from 1799 to 1820

    The Early Republic: Primary Documents on Events from 1799 to 1820

    Focuses on 26 pressing issues of the early republic. Each issue is presented with an introductory essay and multiple primary documents from the newspapers of the day, illustrating both sides of the debate.

  • The Emergence of Cinema: The American Cinema to 1907

    The Emergence of Cinema: The American Cinema to 1907

    Provides an overview of the beginnings of cinema through the first boom in the specialized moving-picture theaters known as nickelodeons, looking at the initial years of projected motion pictures and their aural accompaniment from 1895 to the fall of 1907. Early American cinema is examined as an industry and as an influential cultural practice in the context of a centuries-long history of projected images.

  • The Essentials of Mathematics K-6: Effective Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment

    The Essentials of Mathematics K-6: Effective Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment

    Explores how educators are tackling major challenges in math education including: emphasizing algebraic thinking, problem solving, and communication; connecting math activities to larger purposes and everyday experiences; differentiating instruction based on students' learning styles, interests, and readiness levels; and helping teachers use classroom assessment to guide instruction.

  • The Essentials of Science, Grades K-6: Effective Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment

    The Essentials of Science, Grades K-6: Effective Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment

    Provides program ideas and practices that will prepare school science programs for stricter new learning objectives and performance goals.

  • The Fundamentals of Literacy Coaching

    The Fundamentals of Literacy Coaching

    Contains strategies for a successful literacy coaching initiative including: roles and responsibilities of literacy coaches; keys to building positive collaboration among literacy coaches, support staff, and faculty members; fundamentals of adult learning that apply in a coaching relationship; ideas to help you monitor the effectiveness of your initiative; and ways to communicate effectively to students and fellow teachers.

  • The Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer, ed. 4: A Guide to Cancer and Its Treatments

    The Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer, ed. 4: A Guide to Cancer and Its Treatments

    Comprehensive survey of cancers, cancer drugs, traditional and alternative treatments, side effects and diagnostic procedures.

  • The Gale Encyclopedia of Diets: A Guide to Health and Nutrition

    The Gale Encyclopedia of Diets: A Guide to Health and Nutrition

    Covers topics such as dieting and popular diets, dietary concerns, nutritional basics, and the effects of a person's dietary choices on one's health. Topics are organized around the development and history of a diet, its basic principles, any key figures that influence the trend, and any public or regulatory concerns associated with the practice. Provides information across all age groups from infants to the elderly.

  • The Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders, ed. 4

    The Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders, ed. 4

    Provides clear, complete information on genetic disorders, including conditions, tests, procedures, treatments and therapies, in articles that are both comprehensive and easy to understand in language accessible to laypersons.

  • The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, ed. 5

    The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, ed. 5

    Includes information on almost 2,000 medical disorders and concepts. Each article includes in-depth discussion of causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, procedures, and other related topics. Written for a general audience with an authoritative tone.

  • The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Disorders

    The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Disorders

    Provides understandable yet detailed information on mental disorders and conditions, written in language understandable to the adult layperson. Includes entries for all 150 disorders classified in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, text revision (DSM-IV-TR). It also features entries for prescription, alternative and over-the-counter drugs, as well as the various therapies used to treat mental disorders.

  • The Great Migration and the Harlem Renaissance

    The Great Migration and the Harlem Renaissance

    This guide features African American writers, artists, and performers. Producing works that reflected the racial realities of the era between the end of the Civil War and the beginnings of the civil rights movement, these cultural luminaries helped define a new black consciousness.

  • The Haiti Earthquake

    The Haiti Earthquake

    Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume provides an overview of the 7.0 magnitude earthquake that hit Haiti on January 12, 2010.

  • The Harlem Renaissance: A Historical Exploration of Literature

    The Harlem Renaissance: A Historical Exploration of Literature

    This book examines the literature of the Harlem Renaissance, one of the most interesting eras in African American literature as well as a highly regarded period in our country's literary history, along with the cultural and societal factors that influenced its writers.

  • The Harlem Renaissance

    The Harlem Renaissance

    This book provides an overview of the Harlem Renaissance, America's first African-American literary and artistic movement.

  • The History of Alternative Rock

    The History of Alternative Rock

    Covers the music, the musicians, the instruments, and music's place in cultural history. Presents a history of each musical style, from its roots to its expression along with glimpses of the lives of leading composers and musicians. This volume focuses on the music style of Alternative Rock.

  • The History of American Pop

    The History of American Pop

    Covers the music, the musicians, the instruments, and music's place in cultural history. Presents a history of each musical style, from its roots to its expression along with glimpses of the lives of leading composers and musicians. This volume focuses on the music style of American Pop.

  • The History of Country Music

    The History of Country Music

    Covers the music, the musicians, the instruments, and music's place in cultural history. Presents a history of each musical style, from its roots to its expression along with glimpses of the lives of leading composers and musicians. This volume focuses on the music style of Country Music.

  • The History of Gospel Music

    The History of Gospel Music

    Covers the music, the musicians, the instruments, and music's place in cultural history. Presents a history of each musical style, from its roots to its expression along with glimpses of the lives of leading composers and musicians. This volume focuses on the history of Gospel music.

  • The History of Jazz

    The History of Jazz

    Covers the music, the musicians, the instruments, and music's place in cultural history. Presents a history of each musical style, from its roots to its expression along with glimpses of the lives of leading composers and musicians. This volume focuses on the music style of Jazz.

  • The History of Latin Music

    The History of Latin Music

    Covers the music, the musicians, the instruments, and music's place in cultural history. Presents a history of each musical style, from its roots to its expression along with glimpses of the lives of leading composers and musicians. This volume focuses on the style of Latin music.

  • The History of Music Videos

    The History of Music Videos

    Covers the music, the musicians, the instruments, and music's place in cultural history. Presents a history of each musical style, from its roots to its expression along with glimpses of the lives of leading composers and musicians. This volume focuses on the impact of music videos.

  • The History of R&B and Soul Music

    The History of R&B and Soul Music

    Covers the music, the musicians, the instruments, and music's place in cultural history. Presents a history of each musical style, from its roots to its expression along with glimpses of the lives of leading composers and musicians. This volume focuses on the style of rhythm and blues and soul music.

  • The History of Rap and Hip-Hop

    The History of Rap and Hip-Hop

    Covers the music, the musicians, the instruments, and music's place in cultural history. Presents a history of each musical style, from its roots to its expression along with glimpses of the lives of leading composers and musicians. This volume focuses on the impact of Rap and Hip-Hop music culture.

  • The History of Rock and Roll

    The History of Rock and Roll

    Covers the music, the musicians, the instruments, and music's place in cultural history. Presents a history of each musical style, from its roots to its expression along with glimpses of the lives of leading composers and musicians. This volume focuses on the music style of Rock and Roll.

  • The History of Vietnam

    The History of Vietnam

    Examines Vietnam's history, from the 2nd century BCE to the present and includes how it fell under conflicting commands of France and Japan during the 19th and 20th centuries, finally leading to the split of North and South Vietnam, and ultimately, the Vietnam War.

  • The Holocaust

    The Holocaust

    Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of major factors that contributed to the Holocaust, the mass genocide to exterminate Jews and other groups deemed undesirable by the Nazis in Germany.

  • The Industrial Revolution

    The Industrial Revolution

    Explores the evolution and effects of the Industrial Revolution and its transformation of Great Britain, the United States, and the rest of the world.

  • The Instruments of Music

    The Instruments of Music

    A factbook on the range of musical instruments, written for young adults. Explores percussion, woodwinds, brass, strings, and keyboards. Discusses cultural background, history, and the role each instrument has had in music. Annotated bibliographies and a complete index.

  • The Iranian Revolution

    The Iranian Revolution

    Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of major factors that contributed to the mass, nationwide Iranian uprising of 1978-1979. This revolution ousted the ruling monarch, the Shah, and replaced him with a fundamentalist Islamic government headed by the Ayatollah Khomeini.

  • The Islamic Empire

    The Islamic Empire

    Provides an overview of important historical events or periods in world history. This volume focuses on the history of the Islamic Empire.

  • The Jim Crow Encyclopedia

    The Jim Crow Encyclopedia

    Covers the era through numerous essay entries on such areas as law, media, business, politics, employment, religion, education, people, events, culture, the arts, protest, the military, class, housing, sports, and violence as well as through accompanying key primary documents.

  • The John F. Kennedy Assassination

    The John F. Kennedy Assassination

    Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of the major factors that led to the 1962 Kennedy assassination and how it had a direct effect on Americans' attitudes toward the government and, perhaps, on their own sense of security.

  • The Learning Leader: How to Focus School Improvement for Better Results

    The Learning Leader: How to Focus School Improvement for Better Results

    Provides school leadership actions and guideposts that will lead to higher student achievement.

  • The March from Selma to Montgomery

    The March from Selma to Montgomery

    Places important topics in context so that readers will understand the connection between black history and the sweep of America's story. This volume covers the African-American civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama to protect their voting rights.

  • The Medieval City

    The Medieval City

    An introduction to towns and cities in the medieval period. Examines urban planning; the urban way of life; the Church in the city; city government; urban crafts and trade; health, wealth, and welfare; and the city in history.

  • The Middle Ages: An Encyclopedia for Students

    The Middle Ages: An Encyclopedia for Students

    Covers an array of topics on the Middle Ages including daily life, art and architecture, science, religion, politics, women's issues, and more.

  • The Munich Olympics Massacre

    The Munich Olympics Massacre

    Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of the major factors that contributed to terrorist attacks at the Munich Olympics beginning September 5, 1972.

  • The Oklahoma City Bombing

    The Oklahoma City Bombing

    Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of major factors that contributed to the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building on April 19, 1995.

  • The Persian Gulf War

    The Persian Gulf War

    Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of major factors that contributed to the Persian Gulf War in the Middle East.

  • The Post-Cold War World

    The Post-Cold War World

    This book examines major aspects of the post-Cold War era, including the September 11th attacks, the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, an increasingly powerful China, and the refugee crisis in the Middle East and Europe.

  • The Recording Engineers Handbook

    The Recording Engineers Handbook

    Everything you always wanted to know about tracking in stereo and surround, including advice from Grammy winning engineers. Includes sections on the history of classic microphones, condenser mic fallacies and getting the most from a vocalist, plus secrets of mic placement and choosing the right mic. There's also several different miking techniques for just about every instrument.

  • The Republican Party: Documents Decoded

    The Republican Party: Documents Decoded

    Focusing on its leaders, key principles, organization, and the basis of its political support, the book provides readers with source documents and commentary that will help them to analyze and evaluate the content themselves. It encourages readers to reach their own conclusions of where today's Republican party stands on the key issues, such as health care reform, relations between church and state, foreign policy, education, reproductive rights, gun control, and immigration.

  • The Rise of the Jim Crow Era

    The Rise of the Jim Crow Era

    This book examines the impact of laws and other challenges that African Americans faced between the Reconstruction period and World War I. Topics discussed include the rise of groups promoting white supremacy, laws designed to quash African-American voting, Plessey v. Ferguson, the success of Booker T. Washington and the Tuskegee Institute, racially motivated riots, and the formation of the NAACP.

  • The Role of Industry

    The Role of Industry

    Explores in detail the range of current and impending challenges the planet faces as a result of global warming. Examines these issues from a variety of expert perspectives, highlights key future challenges, and addresses the pros and cons of potential solutions. This volume focuses on the role of industry.

  • The Rwandan Genocide

    The Rwandan Genocide

    Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of major factors that explores genocide, political corruption, and the repercussions of violence in the African country of Rwanda in 1994.

  • The Scientific Revolution

    The Scientific Revolution

    Provides an overview of important historical events or periods in world history. This volume focuses on the scientific revolution, from the past to the present, and features quotations from sources such as diaries, public records, and contemporary chronicles.

  • The Scientific Revolution and the Foundations of Modern Science

    The Scientific Revolution and the Foundations of Modern Science

    Explains how the pursuit of natural philosophy from about 1500 to 1700 created the foundation of modern science. Discusses how the profound changes in the study of the natural world in this period was made possible by social and cultural changes occurring Western Europe. Details the ideas and practices of key figures, the concepts they overcame, and the nature of the institutions within which they worked.

  • The Settlement of America: Encyclopedia of Westward Expansion from Jamestown to the Closing of the Frontier

    The Settlement of America: Encyclopedia of Westward Expansion from Jamestown to the Closing of the Frontier

    This work focuses on the settlement of the frontier and expansion of U.S. territory from the Atlantic to Pacific Ocean. It provides the most current scholarship on America's frontier movement over the course of three centuries. A multicultural approach allows students to consider frontier settlement from multiple perspectives--of explorers and settlers, trappers and traders, Native Americans, immigrants, and women.

  • The Sixties: 1960-1969

    The Sixties: 1960-1969

    Examines the issues of this period, including competition with other leisure activities, transformation of the theater, changes in production, and the arrival of conglomerates.

  • The Sixties in America Reference Library

    The Sixties in America Reference Library

    The Sixties in America Reference Library presents a broad overview of the turbulent 1960s, a decade that forever changed the American social, political and cultural landscape.

  • The Story Behind the Song: 150 Songs that Chronicle the 20th Century

    The Story Behind the Song: 150 Songs that Chronicle the 20th Century

    Offers a guide to historically significant songs that helped chronicle the twentieth century. Explains the story behind each song's creation and how it reflected political, economic, and social events of the time.

  • The Strategic Teacher: Selecting the Right Research-Based Strategy for Every Lesson

    The Strategic Teacher: Selecting the Right Research-Based Strategy for Every Lesson

    Provides teaching strategies for every grade and subject, with dozens of variations and steps and examples for how to implement them. Instructs teachers on how to choose the right strategy, matching strategy to instructional objectives.

  • The Talkies: America's Cinema Transition to Sound, 1926-1931

    The Talkies: America's Cinema Transition to Sound, 1926-1931

    Chronicles the film industry's transition from silent films to sound cinema as it takes a critical step on its way to becoming the modern business enterprise of the 1930s.

  • The Teacher Quality Index: A Protocol for Teacher Selection

    The Teacher Quality Index: A Protocol for Teacher Selection

    Provides a systematic structure and steps for conducting teacher interviews at district and school levels.

  • The Tiananmen Square Protests of 1989

    The Tiananmen Square Protests of 1989

    Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of major factors that contributed to the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989 in China.

  • The Transformation of Cinema, 1907-1915

    The Transformation of Cinema, 1907-1915

    Chronicles the history of the American film business from the days of the little store-show nickelodeon to the premiere of D. W. Griffith's The Birth of A Nation, looking at the imbalance of the 'Griffith did it all' cliche by discussing the efforts of countless lesser-known figures who also helped to create Hollywood and shape the growing American film industry. The effect of the surroundings are all examined for their impact on the filmgoing experience.

  • The Truth About the Music Business: A Grassroots Business and Legal Guide

    The Truth About the Music Business: A Grassroots Business and Legal Guide

    This volume is designed for aspiring or current employees in the music business who wish to learn more about the business and legal aspects of their trade. It covers pertinent business and legal information for many professional music careers, from artists, writers, and booking agents to studio managers and major label executives.

  • The Vietnam War

    The Vietnam War

    Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of major factors that contributed to the war in Vietnam.

  • The War on Terror Encyclopedia: From the Rise of Al-Qaeda to 9/11 and Beyond

    The War on Terror Encyclopedia: From the Rise of Al-Qaeda to 9/11 and Beyond

    This book chronicles the individuals, operations, and events of the War on Terror around the world, exploring its causes and consequences through the lens of policy, doctrine, and tactics of combat.

  • The Womens Liberation Movement

    The Womens Liberation Movement

    Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of major factors that contributed to the Women's Liberation Movement during the late 1960s.

  • The Womens Movement

    The Womens Movement

    Provides an overview of important historical events or periods in world history. This volume focuses on the women's movement and features quotations from sources such as diaries, public records, and contemporary chronicles.

  • Trail of Tears

    Trail of Tears

    This book provides a resource that introduces readers to Indian removal and resistance, focusing specifically on the Trail of Tears and the experiences of the Cherokee Nation while also covering earlier events and the aftermath of removal. This book offers the most current perspectives, incorporating key issues of assimilation, sovereignty, and Cherokee resistance and resilience throughout.

  • Transformative Assessment

    Transformative Assessment

    Explains what formative assessment really is, and how to use this approach to improve teaching, learning, classroom climate, teacher professional development, and school performance.

  • Transforming the Screen, 1950-1959

    Transforming the Screen, 1950-1959

    Explores the challenges American cinema faced in the 1950's from the divorce of production companies from theater chains forced by an anti- trust decision, to the growth of television.

  • Trench Warfare

    Trench Warfare

    This title examines the conditions, designs, soldiers, diseases, and warfare tactics of World War I's trenches.

  • U.S. Imperialism and Progressivism: 1896 to 1920

    U.S. Imperialism and Progressivism: 1896 to 1920

    This volume examines American history between the end of the Civil War and the end of World War I, considering in depth both the imperialist and progressive influences that heralded the country's future position as a major force on the international stage.

  • UXL Doomed: The Science Behind Disasters

    UXL Doomed: The Science Behind Disasters

    This work explores the science behind some of the worst global disasters of the 20th and 21st centuries, including structural and engineering failures, natural disasters, nuclear and industrial accidents, train derailments, and plane crashes. Entries cover physics, engineering, aerodynamics, chemical reactions, computer science, geology, materials science, and more.

  • UXL Encyclopedia of Diseases and Disorders

    UXL Encyclopedia of Diseases and Disorders

    Contains numerous entries on medical conditions, from avian flu to warts. Entries cover infectious diseases, injuries, genetic disorders, and others.

  • UXL Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes, ed. 3

    UXL Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes, ed. 3

    Provides detailed studies of tribes from all over the United States and Canada, including small tribes and some that no longer exist. Gives detailed yet accessible information on history, religion, art, government, economy, daily life and current social and political issues.

  • UXL Encyclopedia of U.S. History

    UXL Encyclopedia of U.S. History

    Introduces the history of the United States from pre-Colonial America to the present day. Explores the timeline of America: its founders, key historical figures, wars, events, political environment, economy, and culture.

  • UXL Encyclopedia of Weather and Natural Disasters

    UXL Encyclopedia of Weather and Natural Disasters

    Introduces students to the topic of weather and natural disasters, covering such topics as weather basics, weather phenomena, forecasting, and climate. Provides information on the scientific aspects of various types of disasters including: blizzards, earthquakes, flooding, tornadoes, volcanoes, and wildfires.

  • UXL Encyclopedia of World Mythology

    UXL Encyclopedia of World Mythology

    Entry topics include gods and goddesses; heroes and other key characters; motifs and global themes; major myths; and national or cultural mythologies. Coverage spans a diversity of cultures, including standard Greek/Roman entries as well as Native North and South American traditions, Norse mythology, Asian Pacific mythology, Judeo-Christian tradition, and Islamic and Hindu mythologies.

  • Understanding by Design, Expanded 2nd ed.

    Understanding by Design, Expanded 2nd ed.

    Provides a framework for good design--of curriculum, assessment, and instruction--focused on developing and deepening understanding of important ideas. Explains how educators can design learning experiences that make it much more likely that students understand content and apply it in meaningful ways.

  • Using Primary Sources: Hands-On Instructional Exercises

    Using Primary Sources: Hands-On Instructional Exercises

    This text features 30 adaptable exercises in archival intelligence that special collections librarians, archivists, museum professionals, and teaching faculty can use with K-12, undergraduate, graduate, and library school students. It includes exercises in archival intelligence, such as using finding aids and locating primary sources, as well as exercises in artifactual literacy, such as interpretation and analysis of primary sources.

  • Using Technology with Classroom Instruction that Works

    Using Technology with Classroom Instruction that Works

    Presents new educational tools that support research-based instruction, and learn new ways to use educational technologies, such as word processing and spreadsheet applications, multimedia, data collection tools, communication software, and the Internet.

  • Vegan Diets

    Vegan Diets

    Examines the most current scientific studies and provides in-depth information on the nutritional health issues of vegan diets.

  • Vegetarianism

    Vegetarianism

    Examines the most current scientific studies and provides in-depth information on the nutritional health issues of vegetarianism.