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  • A Biographical Encyclopedia of Contemporary Genocide: Portraits of Evil and Good

    A Biographical Encyclopedia of Contemporary Genocide: Portraits of Evil and Good

    This book documents the devastating effects of genocide in the world's most destructive human environments since the end of World War II and explores why such events still occur. The entries describe the personal backgrounds, careers, and relationship to genocidal events, humanitarian actions, or international initiatives relevant to each person in the book.

  • A History of Dance

    A History of Dance

    This title examines Western dance's original European roots, the ways and styles in which it has expanded and changed, and how it has grown into an integral part of Western culture.

  • Accounting

    Accounting

    Profiles jobs in Accounting such as accountants and auditors, actuaries, bank examiners, billing clerks, bookkeeping and accounting clerks, credit analysts, economists and financial analysts.

  • 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.

  • Africa: An Encyclopedia for Students

    Africa: An Encyclopedia for Students

    A general resource for African research for students at the high-school level or higher. Consists of 450 alphabetically arranged entries covering countries, regions, geographic features, cultural groups, personalities, and general subjects such as body adornment and clothing, oral tradition, and writing systems. Includes timelines, definitions and quick-reference fact boxes.

  • African American Almanac, ed. 10

    African American Almanac, ed. 10

    Provides a range of historical and current information on African American history, society and culture. Includes coverage of such topics as: Africa and the Black diaspora; film and television; landmarks; national organizations; population; religion; science and technology; and sports.

  • 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.

  • Allergies

    Allergies

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

  • Alternative Energy

    Alternative Energy

    Profiles jobs in Alternative Energy such as Bioenergy/Biofuels Workers, Energy Conservation Technicians. Environmental Engineers, Environmental Lobbyists, Fuel Cell Technology Workers, Green Builders. Green Transportation Careers, and more.

  • 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 Under Attack: September 11, 2001

    America Under Attack: September 11, 2001

    A factbook on the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack on the United States, written for young adults. Provides an overview of the events of that day, discusses the limitations of U.S. intelligence prior to the event, and the effects that event has had on American life and national security preparedness.

  • America Under Attack: Primary Sources

    America Under Attack: Primary Sources

    On September 11, 2001, Americans' view of their world was irrevocably changed by terrorist attacks on the country. This anthology offers eye-witness accounts of people who were on the scene, statements by President Bush, other world leaders, and the public both supporting and denouncing America's campaign against terrorism, and the effect the tragedy's aftermath has had on Americans.

  • America in the Cold War: A Reference Guide

    America in the Cold War: A Reference Guide

    The books in this series function as both reference guides and informed analyses to critical events that have shaped American life, culture, society, economy, and politics and fixed America's place in the world. This book features a chronology, historical overview, topical chapters on aspects of the Cold War, a set of biographies of key figures, selected essential primary documents, and an annotated bibliography.

  • Americas Struggle with Empire: A Documentary History

    Americas Struggle with Empire: A Documentary History

    Covers the history of U.S. attempts to govern foreign territories and noncitizens. Examines how these encounters have been viewed by Americans, and how they have shaped the relationship between the United States and the rest of the world. Explores how a democratic republic that proclaims a commitment to personal and national independence has gone about governing foreign territory and foreign people.

  • American Civil War Reference Library

    American Civil War Reference Library

    American Civil War Reference Library offers comprehensive and wide ranging research options on this compelling era of American history. Material in each of the three titles has been reviewed by an independent advisory board for its curriculum relevance and its accessibility to students in grades 6-12.

  • 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 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 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 Inaugurals: The Speeches, The Presidents, and Their Times

    American Inaugurals: The Speeches, The Presidents, and Their Times

    Presents the inaugural addresses of each of the 43 United States Presidents. Each entry includes a brief biography, a list of important events during that president's term of office, the actual text of the speech, and notable quotes. Illustrated with portraits and reproductions of period paintings, photos, and engravings. For students in grades 8 and higher.

  • American Law Yearbook 2013: A Guide to the Year's Major Legal Cases and Developments

    American Law Yearbook 2013: A Guide to the Year's Major Legal Cases and Developments

    An annual supplement to the Gale Encyclopedia of American Law that updates and expands the content with new topics, updates, biographies of prominent figures and government appointees, and other features. Each year's edition contains the full U.S. Supreme Court docket in addition to the non-Supreme Court cases. Includes a glossary of legal terms.

  • American Men & Women of Science, ed. 23: A Biographical Directory of Today's Leaders in Physical, Biological, and Related Sciences

    American Men & Women of Science, ed. 23: A Biographical Directory of Today's Leaders in Physical, Biological, and Related Sciences

    This respected resource is a biographical dictionary of the significant players in the physical, biological and related sciences. Each edition includes biographical entries on approximately 120,000 living scientists, providing birthdate; birthplace; field of specialty; education; honorary degrees; current position; professional and career information; awards; memberships; research information; and addresses for each entrant where av

  • American Revolution

    American Revolution

    Provides information on the American war for independence: the battles and leaders, soldiers and heroes, scoundrels and patriots.

  • American Revolution Reference Library

    American Revolution Reference Library

    This 4-vol. set supplies the in-depth information about the American Revolution that students and researchers need for class assignments and reports.

  • American Women Writers: A Critical Reference Guide from Colonial Times to the Present, ed. 2

    American Women Writers: A Critical Reference Guide from Colonial Times to the Present, ed. 2

    Provides coverage on the best-known American women writers spanning from colonial days to the present, including biography, criticism, and bibliography for each; also includes lesser-known writers whose work is found in journals, letters, stories, and even hymns. Entries feature an assessment of the writer's works; basic biography and complete bibliography, as well as comprehensive data on writers' names, including pseudonyms, alias

  • 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, hu

  • An Ethnohistorical Dictionary of China

    An Ethnohistorical Dictionary of China

    Designed to give readers a ready reference for background information on interpreting ethnic events in China. Provides essays on hundreds of Chinese ethnic groups, including ethnic groups living in the Republic of China on Taiwan.

  • Analyzing Art, Culture, and Design in the Digital Age

    Analyzing Art, Culture, and Design in the Digital Age

    This book brings together a collection of chapters on the digital tools and processes impacting the fields of art and design, as well as related cultural experiences in the digital sphere.

  • Ancient China, Rev. ed.

    Ancient China, Rev. ed.

    Covers the history of Imperial China from its earliest beginnings to the days of the last emperor.

  • Ancient Civilizations Reference Library

    Ancient Civilizations Reference Library

    The ancient civilizations of Iraq, Egypt, India, China, Central America and other regions are the focus of this remarkable contribution to student reference.

  • Ancient Europe, 8000 B.C. to A.D. 1000: Encyclopedia of the Barbarian World

    Ancient Europe, 8000 B.C. to A.D. 1000: Encyclopedia of the Barbarian World

    Examines the diverse peoples of early European civilization through a series of 212 essays, presented in chronological order. Coverage includes prehistoric origins through the early Middle Ages (8000 B.C. to A.D. 1000). Includes maps, photos, and chronologies. For the general reader.

  • Ancient Greece

    Ancient Greece

    Survey of Greek history, culture, and civilization from its earliest archaeological remains until the Battle of Actium (31 B.C.E.), when Greek civilization merged with Roman to become Greco-Roman civilization. Includes coverage of major personages, wars, political, and cultural subjects.

  • Ancient Greece and Rome: An Encyclopedia for Students

    Ancient Greece and Rome: An Encyclopedia for Students

    Covers an extensive array of topics on ancient Greece and Rome including daily life, art and architecture, philosophy, science, religion, statesmen, military leaders, emperors, and more.

  • Arctic and Alpine Biomes

    Arctic and Alpine Biomes

    Covers the biomes at high altitudes and near the poles, including the arctic tundra biomes, the Mid-Latitude Alpine Tundra Biome (found in the mountain ranges of North America, Asia, and South America), and the tropical alpine tundra biome (for example, Hawaii).

  • Are You What You Eat?

    Are You What You Eat?

    This book teaches kids the basics about proteins, taste buds, antioxidants, and more food facts.

  • Argentina

    Argentina

    Includes descriptions of sights, hotels, restaurants, shopping, entertainment, phrase books, and maps. Provides information on the history of Argentina and explores its various regions.

  • Arms & Armour

    Arms & Armour

    Presents the history of weapons and armor through the ages. Describes the design, construction and workings of various weapons, and discusses how methods of warfare have changed.

  • Art That Changed the World

    Art That Changed the World

    This guide tells the story of every major art style, movement by movement, from ancient and medieval times to modern day, giving art lovers a visual timeline showing key paintings that sparked each transition and explaining major events that shaped their evolution.

  • Art in World History

    Art in World History

    This book covers art from the Paleolithic period and the millennium-long heyday of porcelain to performance art of the postmodernist world, exploring the origins of art making and the case for including visual studies in world history. Overviews on vernacular architecture and textiles examine how the study of these art forms can provide insight on a people's aesthetic sense and development, as well as on the cultural, political, and

  • 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.

  • Aztec, Inca, and Maya, Rev. ed.

    Aztec, Inca, and Maya, Rev. ed.

    Covers the mysterious world of these ancient people, including their beliefs, rituals, and civilizations.

  • Bakers Biographical Dictionary of Musicians

    Bakers Biographical Dictionary of Musicians

    Covers all musical genres, with new entries written by a distinguished group of area specialists as well as the original articles by Nicolas Slonimsky. This work continues the tradition of offering the most comprehensive and authoritative information on musicians, along with interesting and insightful evaluations of their contributions to the musical world.

  • Bakers Biographical Dictionary of Popular Musicians Since 1990

    Bakers Biographical Dictionary of Popular Musicians Since 1990

    An A-Z biographical reference that focuses on individual artists and groups in all popular styles active from 1990 to the present, including those in rock, rhythm and blues, rap, country, electronica, jazz, vocal and classical. Features include select discographies, bibliographies, a glossary of musical terms, and other information. Also features appendix essays on various topics including the music industry, rap, and grunge.

  • Barcelona & Catalonia, Rev. ed.

    Barcelona & Catalonia, Rev. ed.

    Covers sights, hotels, restaurants, shopping, entertainment, and maps. Provides information that places this area in geographical, historical and culture context.

  • Bateman New Zealand Encyclopedia, ed. 6

    Bateman New Zealand Encyclopedia, ed. 6

    Covers a wide range of subjects of historical and contemporary significance to the country of New Zealand.

  • Beijing & Shanghai

    Beijing & Shanghai

    Covers sights, hotels, restaurants, shopping, entertainment, and maps. Provides information that places this area in geographical, historical and culture context.

  • 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.

  • Biographical Encyclopedia of the Modern Middle East and North Africa

    Biographical Encyclopedia of the Modern Middle East and North Africa

    Illuminates the lives of the most influential and controversial figures in the Middle East and North Africa who came to prominence during the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Includes profiles of contemporary leaders who belong to various political, ethnic, and religious groups, as well as notable individuals associated with business, law, science, social issues, sports, entertainment, literature, and the fine and performing ar

  • Biotechnology: In Context

    Biotechnology: In Context

    Examines biotechnology and related subjects in the context of science, government, politics, culture and society, and the environment. It also covers historical, political and ethical debates and issues.

  • 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.

  • Black Literature Criticism, ed. 2: Classic and Emerging Authors since 1950

    Black Literature Criticism, ed. 2: Classic and Emerging Authors since 1950

    Focuses on writers and works published since 1950. The majority of the authors surveyed are African American, but representative African and Caribbean authors are also included.

  • Boston, Rev. ed.

    Boston, Rev. ed.

    Provides travel information on Boston; describes the major sights, and suggests hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.

  • 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.

  • Bowling, Beatniks, and Bell-Bottoms: Pop Culture of 20th-Century America

    Bowling, Beatniks, and Bell-Bottoms: Pop Culture of 20th-Century America

    The hairstyles, slang terms, advertising jingles, pop music sensations, and all else described as popular culture is covered in this five-volume reference. Arranged chronologically by decade and by broad topics within each decade, this set focuses solely on the popular culture of the twentieth century, offering more detailed information on trends and fads than any other resource. Written specifically for students in grades 5 through

  • 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.

  • Brazil

    Brazil

    Covers sights, hotels, restaurants, shopping, entertainment, and maps. Provides information that places Brazil in geographical, historical and culture context.

  • Brittany, Rev. ed.

    Brittany, Rev. ed.

    Provides travel information on Brittany; describes the major sights, and suggests hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.

  • Brussels, Bruges, Ghent & Antwerp, Rev. ed.

    Brussels, Bruges, Ghent & Antwerp, Rev. ed.

    Covers sights, hotels, restaurants, shopping, entertainment, and maps. Provides information that places Brussels in geographical, historical and culture context.

  • 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 Blocks of Matter: A Supplement to the Macmillan Encyclopedia of Physics

    Building Blocks of Matter: A Supplement to the Macmillan Encyclopedia of Physics

    This supplement to the Macmillan Encyclopedia of Physics presents the most recent data on particle physics. Reviews all observed and theoretical particles known to date, retracing the history of each particle's discovery and function. Covers current research; practical applications both hypothetical and actual; and provides biographical entries on scientists who made significant contributions. Case studies and experiments round out

  • 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.

  • Business Leader Profiles for Students

    Business Leader Profiles for Students

    Profiles of significant contributors to business and industry, past and present, written especially for high school students.

  • Business Plans Handbook, Vol. 24

    Business Plans Handbook, Vol. 24

    Actual business plans compiled by, and aimed at, entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses. Presents sample plans taken from businesses in the manufacturing, retail and service industries which serve as examples of how to approach, structure and compose business plans.

  • CDs, Super Glue, and Salsa: How Everyday Products are Made, Series 3

    CDs, Super Glue, and Salsa: How Everyday Products are Made, Series 3

    Provides descriptions of household and high-interest products, step-by-step descriptions of manufacturing processes, and sidebars with additional information. Covers for each entry: why there was a need, who invented it, how it is made, what it is made of, and how it works. Includes photographs, illustrations and line drawings, and a glossary of definitions.

  • Cambridge World History of Food

    Cambridge World History of Food

    A two-volume history of food and nutrition, and their relation to human health and culture. Covers the spectrum of foods; their nutritional makeup and uses; and their impact on cultures and demography. Offers a geographical perspective on the history and culture of food and drink. Includes a dictionary of plant foods.

  • Capitalism

    Capitalism

    This book covers Capitalism, an economic system that prizes free and competitive markets, private ownership, and a comparatively small role for government intervention and regulation. Yet capitalism also has many political undertones and has become associated with notions of freedom, individualism, self-determination, and anti-unionism.

  • Career Information Center, ed. 9

    Career Information Center, ed. 9

    Provides information for job seekers on various career areas. Each profile includes a job summary chart, a job description, and up-to-date salary information.

  • Career Information Center, ed. 10

    Career Information Center, ed. 10

    Provides the most current information available on careers in the United States and Canada to people of all ages and all stages of career development. Each volume covers a career cluster and its common career pathways. Job profiles cover the following: job facts, nature of work, work environment, education, licenses, certification, and training, job outlook, similar occupations, and sources of additional information such as books, a

  • Cash and Credit Information for Teens, ed. 2: Tips For A Successful Financial Life

    Cash and Credit Information for Teens, ed. 2: Tips For A Successful Financial Life

    Provides an updated look at how teens can earn and manage money. It covers practical information about receiving income, paying taxes, and budgeting.

  • Castle

    Castle

    Describes the castles of the Middle Ages and the lives of the people who lived in them.

  • 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.

  • Checks and Balances: The Three Branches of the American Government

    Checks and Balances: The Three Branches of the American Government

    Presents easy to understand information about the inner workings of the federal government. Includes historical overviews and examinations of the day-to-day operations of each branch, as well as Constitutional duties and obligations of each branch, specifics related to eligibility, elections and appointments of key positions, changes since 1776, the future of each branch, and other topics. For student and general audiences.

  • Chemical Compounds

    Chemical Compounds

    Offers information on the ways in which different chemical elements combine to form commonly-used chemical compounds, such as water, ammonia, and aspirin. Defines what a chemical compound actually is and the difference between organic and inorganic compounds, as well as providing definitions of acids, bases, salts, oxides, and coordination compounds. Features a general historical overview of major discoveries and the notable scienti

  • Chemical Elements, ed. 2

    Chemical Elements, ed. 2

    Provides in-depth information on 112 known chemical elements, plus coverage of recently discovered elements 113 through 116 and 118.

  • Chemical Elements: From Carbon to Krypton

    Chemical Elements: From Carbon to Krypton

    Provides in-depth information on 112 known chemical elements. For younger and middle school students, but also appropriate for high school students.

  • Chemistry: Foundations and Applications

    Chemistry: Foundations and Applications

    Provides a broad approach to chemistry, its laws, processes, applications and subdisciplines, and its many branches, including inorganic, industrial, atmospheric and computational chemistry as well as biotechnology, including biographies of scientists past and present. Reviews the history of the field up to modern research and practical applications, and topical essays examine the role chemistry plays in various aspects of everyday

  • Child Labor: A Global View

    Child Labor: A Global View

    Depicts the child labor scene in various countries, along with detailed conditions, the history of the problem, the present state of child labor, political policies and social aspects, and the ultimate outlook.

  • China In The Next 30 Years

    China In The Next 30 Years

    Provides a forecast of China's future and the world order from the political, economic, civilization, and environmental point of view. Analyzes historical facts that have implications for China's development and compares them with the paths of developed countries and other developing countries.

  • Chinas Environment and the Challenge of Sustainable Development

    Chinas Environment and the Challenge of Sustainable Development

    Discusses China's challenge of balancing its economic development needs with protecting its environmental resources. Covers a broad range of topics, from specific environmental assessments in key sectors (i.e. desertification) to the policy implications of China's entry into the WTO.

  • Cities of the United States, ed. 6

    Cities of the United States, ed. 6

    Provides information on America's top cities--those fastest-growing, as well as those with a particular historical, political, industrial, and/or commercial significance. City-specific profiles organize pertinent facts, data, and figures related to demographic, economic, cultural, geographic, social, and recreational conditions.

  • Cities of the United States, ed. 7

    Cities of the United States, ed. 7

    Provides information on America's top cities--those fastest-growing, as well as those with a particular historical, political, industrial, and/or commercial significance. City-specific profiles organize pertinent facts, data, and figures related to demographic, economic, cultural, geographic, social, and recreational conditions.

  • Cities of the World, ed. 6

    Cities of the World, ed. 6

    A compilation of current information on cultural, geographic, and political conditions in 193 countries and their cities covering six continents, based on the Department of State's Post Reports. Maps and photos of many cities included.

  • Civil Liberties and the War on Terrorism

    Civil Liberties and the War on Terrorism

    A factbook on civil liberties and terrorism, written for young adults. Explores the challenges that citizens of the United States face in balancing protection of American civil liberties with effective work against terrorism.

  • Civil War

    Civil War

    Provides information on the American Civil War including the issues that divided the country, the battles that shaped the conflict, and the birth of the reunited states.

  • 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: The Essential Reference Guide

    Cold War: The Essential Reference Guide

    This work is intended to introduce students to the tensions between the Soviet Union and the United States that dominated international affairs in the second half of the 20th century.

  • 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.

  • Colonial America Reference Library

    Colonial America Reference Library

    The Colonial America Reference Library provides students with the comprehensive information on the Colonial American period they need to write reports and class assignments including biographical profiles and primary source documents.

  • Company Profiles for Students

    Company Profiles for Students

    Covers more than 400 prominent companies most studied by students. Entries follow a standard set of rubrics to facilitate comparison between companies. Also included are company logos, illustrations and ticker symbols, current market share, new products, and where to write for an annual report.

  • Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography

    Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography

    Provides information on the history of science through articles on the professional lives of scientists. All periods of science from classical antiquity to modern times are represented.

  • Complete Family Nutrition

    Complete Family Nutrition

    This book guides parents on healthy food choices for their families, using tailored advice for every age group, from infants to adults. From essential nutrients to ideal serving size, this book explains how nutrition can promote healthy weight, optimal memory, growth and development, digestive health, and balanced moods, and provides nutritious, healthy recipes to help any family achieve this.

  • Complete Human Diseases and Conditions

    Complete Human Diseases and Conditions

    Presents information on numerous diseases and conditions. Articles include a definition of the disease or condition, an explanation of how it works in the body, information on causes, symptoms and diagnosis, treatment or cure, and lifestyles.

  • Computer Sciences, ed. 2

    Computer Sciences, ed. 2

    Reviews the history of computer science, discusses concepts, and profiles contributors in the field. Also explores the impact of computers on society, with examples in literature and film to illustrate and support trends. Includes illustrations, sidebars, bibliographies, filmographies, timelines, charts, and a glossary. For general audiences.

  • 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.

  • Concise Major 21st Century Writers

    Concise Major 21st Century Writers

    A comprehensive, five-volume set, Concise Major 21st-Century Writers profiles today's most outstanding and widely known writers. Clearly written in an easy-to-use format, it collects detailed biographical and bibliographical information on approximately 700 authors who are most often studied in college and high school.

  • Constitutional Amendments, ed. 2: From Freedom of Speech to Flag Burning

    Constitutional Amendments, ed. 2: From Freedom of Speech to Flag Burning

    Provides the history and social context of the amendment process, covering each of the 27 amendments. Significant issues, events, figures, movements and judicial/legislative actions in the history of each amendment are also covered chronologically.

  • Contemporary American Religion

    Contemporary American Religion

    Explores contemporary American religion in all its diversity. In addition to profiling religious groups, from the modern forms of Catholicism and Judaism to cults such as Heaven's Gate and the Branch Davidians, the set includes articles on cultural, social, and legal issues, as well as holidays and celebrations, the arts, and other topics. 2 volumes. For general and academic audiences.

  • Contemporary Black Biography, Vol. 1

    Contemporary Black Biography, Vol. 1

    Provides biographical profiles of the important and influential persons of African American and/or black heritage. Covers persons of various nationalities in a wide variety of fields, including architecture, art, business, dance, education, fashion, film, industry, journalism, law, literature, medicine, music, politics and government, publishing, religion, science and technology, social issues, sports, television, theater, and others.

  • Contemporary Fashion, ed. 2

    Contemporary Fashion, ed. 2

    Provides biographical and critical coverage of primarily U.S. designers, milliners, footwear designers, fashion companies and textile houses. Entries include a biographical summary; primary and secondary bibliography that includes articles and exhibition catalogs; and a signed, critical essay written by an expert in the field as well as photographs.

  • Contemporary Hispanic Biography, Vol. 1

    Contemporary Hispanic Biography, Vol. 1

    Provides informative biographical profiles of the important and influential persons of Latino heritage who form the international Hispanic community. Covers persons of various nationalities in a wide variety of fields, including art, music and literature to science, politics and business.

  • Contemporary Novelists, ed. 7

    Contemporary Novelists, ed. 7

    Concise discussions of the lives and principal works of contemporary novelists, written by subject experts.

  • Contemporary Poets, ed. 7

    Contemporary Poets, ed. 7

    Concise discussions of the lives and principal works of poets from around the world, written by subject experts.

  • 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, ph

  • Countries of the World and Their Leaders Yearbook 2007

    Countries of the World and Their Leaders Yearbook 2007

    Covering nearly 200 countries, this yearbook is filled with background notes reports from the U.S. Department of State. Entries typically cover geography, history, government and political conditions, economy, and state of relations with the United States.

  • Cracow

    Cracow

    Covers sights, hotels, restaurants, shopping, entertainment, and maps. Provides information that places Cracow in geographical, historical and culture context.

  • Creative Writing

    Creative Writing

    Helps readers master the basics of crafting compelling fiction and nonfiction stories. Various genres, including novels, short stories, plays and screenplays, poetry, book-length and article-length narrative nonfiction, memoirs, and more are covered. Content includes the fundamental elements, such as plot, character, point-of-view, setting, dialogue, style, and theme.

  • Crime and Punishment in America Reference Library

    Crime and Punishment in America Reference Library

    Covering the evolution of the American criminal justice system throughout history, Crime and Punishment in America Reference Library explores everything from juvenile justice to organized crime.

  • Croatia

    Croatia

    Covers sights, hotels, restaurants, shopping, entertainment, and maps. Provides information that places Croatia in geographical, historical and culture context.

  • Crochet

    Crochet

    This guide offers 101 tips you need to know to start crocheting, from choosing yarn and making your first slip knot. It takes you step-by-step through stitches and techniques so you can master crochet patterns.

  • Cruise Guide to Europe & The Mediterranean, New ed.

    Cruise Guide to Europe & The Mediterranean, New ed.

    Provides a brief history of cruising and covers the options open to anyone planning a cruise. Includes descriptions of the most popular stopping places and the sights in or near each port. Covers the practicalities of cruising, from planning and booking the cruise to on-board facilities and shore excursions.

  • Cryptography: Cracking Codes

    Cryptography: Cracking Codes

    This work examines the logic and science behind various ciphers, their real world uses, how codes can be broken, and the use of technology in this oft-overlooked field.

  • Cuba

    Cuba

    Covers sights, hotels, restaurants, shopping, entertainment, and maps. Provides information that places Cuba in geographical, historical and culture context.

  • Cuba

    Cuba

    Presents the major forces that have shaped the country both historically and culturally, offering a close look at themes emblematic to the nation's history. Features articles on works of art and nonfiction, political documents, speeches, testimonies, flashpoint events and places of cultural significance.

  • Cuban Missile Crisis: The Essential Reference Guide

    Cuban Missile Crisis: The Essential Reference Guide

    This book captures the historical context, the minute-by-minute drama, and the profound repercussions of the 'Missiles of October' confrontation that brought the very real threat of nuclear attack to the United States' doorstep.

  • Culture and Customs of Australia

    Culture and Customs of Australia

    General introduction to the culture and customs of Australia society. Covers the land, people, and history; thought and religion; marriage, gender, and children; holidays and leisure activities; cuisine and fashion; literature; the media and cinema; the performing arts; painting; and architecture.

  • Culture and Customs of Nicaragua

    Culture and Customs of Nicaragua

    Introduces Nicaragua's unique blend of religious and traditional holidays; its growing film industry; its many styles of dance, the popular 'street theatre' open to all bystanders; important contributions to Spanish literature, local cuisines, architecture, social norms, and more.

  • Culture and Customs of Senegal

    Culture and Customs of Senegal

    Explores contemporary Senegalese life, including how daily lifestyles are celebrated through both religious and secular customs. Investigates how Senegal's oral storytelling, Islamic roots, and French colonialism have shaped literature and media in today's society. Also covers art, architecture, cuisine, fashion, family life, music, dance and sports.

  • Culture and Customs of Syria

    Culture and Customs of Syria

    Focuses on contemporary traditions, topics such as religion, cuisine, fashion, music, and art, unveiling Syria's true modern-day culture. Explores how Syrians live today-what they eat, what they wear, and how they celebrate life in today's conflicted Middle East.

  • 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.

  • Dance, Rev. ed.

    Dance, Rev. ed.

    Explores the world of dance from ballet and modern dance to various styles of dance performed all over the world.

  • Dangerous Dinosaurs Q&A

    Dangerous Dinosaurs Q&A

    Examines facts about dinosaurs including why some plant-eating dinosaurs grew so large, how dinosaurs used teeth, claws, spikes, and tail clubs in their fight for survival, and why the dinosaurs died out and what happened afterwards.

  • Debating Political Reform in China: Rule of Law vs. Democratization

    Debating Political Reform in China: Rule of Law vs. Democratization

    Explores the options for political reform in China. Presents the argument for building a consultive rule of law regime as an alternative to liberal democracy, provides critiques of this thesis, and then tests the thesis through empirical studies on the development of the rule of law in China.

  • Democracy

    Democracy

    The book covers the concept of democracy and addresses some of the volatile questions that continue to puzzle even the best of us. It provides a survey of the development of this form of government, dating back to its invention in ancient Athens and continuing to the present, following its development with the changing times.

  • Development of the Industrial U.S. Reference Library

    Development of the Industrial U.S. Reference Library

    In the second half of the 19th century, America transformed itself into an industrial power, ready to assume a dominant position on the world scene in the 20th century. The development of industrialization and the consumer society brought about opportunities for many Americans as part of an ever-growing middle class, but also resulted in environmental and social degradation that we continue to deal with at the present time.

  • Dictatorship, Fascism, and Totalitarianism

    Dictatorship, Fascism, and Totalitarianism

    This book examines the historical trajectory of dictatorship, fascism, and totalitarianism; their characteristics; where they intersected and how they differed; and some of the individuals--including Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini, among many others--infamous for violently imposing their often extreme agendas.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Dressmaking: The Complete Step-by-Step Guide to Making Your Own Clothes

    Dressmaking: The Complete Step-by-Step Guide to Making Your Own Clothes

    This book contains all the information you need to make your own clothes. There are patterns and step-by-step instructions for twelve classic garments, and variations of each. Additional guidance is to be found in sections on key dressmaking techniques, tools, fabrics, and pattern alterations. Sections on mending and customizing show how to prolong the life of your garments, both old and new.

  • 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.

  • Early Civilizations in the Americas Reference Library

    Early Civilizations in the Americas Reference Library

    This reference library provides a comprehensive overview of the history of the regions of the American continents in which two of the world's first civilizations developed: Mesoamerica (the name for the lands in which ancient civilizations arose in Central America and Mexico) and the Andes Mountains region of South America (in present-day Peru and parts of Bolivia, northern Argentina, and Ecuador).

  • Early Humans

    Early Humans

    Provides detailed information on the world of ancient people and their ways of life.

  • Earth Science

    Earth Science

    Combining studies of all the elements around us and how they interact, this book provides a history of the complex field of earth science, while highlighting core principles and concepts.

  • Economic Reform and Institutional Innovation

    Economic Reform and Institutional Innovation

    Identifies three building blocks that have contributed to China's success: decentralization, an encompassing state, and volitional pragmatism. Discusses the interplay between these three factors that has shaped China's reform trajectory.

  • Economics and Economic Systems

    Economics and Economic Systems

    This text provides a detailed explanation of the scope of economics, historical development, and the strengths and weaknesses of various economic systems are provided.

  • 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.

  • Egypt, Rev. ed.

    Egypt, Rev. ed.

    Covers sights, hotels, restaurants, shopping, entertainment, and maps. Provides information that places Egypt in geographical, historical and culture context.

  • 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.

  • Employment

    Employment

    This book guides the reader in gaining job skills, seeking work, interviewing, negotiating salaries and benefits, and thriving in the workplace. It also offers information that applies to all job seekers, as well as guidance for first-time job applicants and workers returning to the workforce after an absence.

  • 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 Foreign Policy, ed. 2

    Encyclopedia of American Foreign Policy, ed. 2

    Essays by subject experts treat concepts and doctrines, policymaking, commerce and science, human rights and arms control, with specific articles on topics ranging from anti-imperialism to environmental diplomacy, from refugee policies to terrorism and countermeasures. Also includes a chronology.

  • Encyclopedia of American Industries, ed. 6

    Encyclopedia of American Industries, ed. 6

    A three-volume business reference that provides detailed, comprehensive information on a wide range of industries in every realm of American business. The work consists of more than 1,000 detailed profiles of the manufacturing and service industries.

  • Encyclopedia of Buddhism

    Encyclopedia of Buddhism

    This encyclopedia describes the Buddhist world view, basic teachings and practices of Buddhism, as well as its different schools and sects. In addition to containing entries on Buddhist scriptures, art, architecture, divinities, monastic orders, festivals, rites and ceremonies, this 2-vol. set explores the history of Buddhism, the different forms it has taken in different parts of the world, and how Buddhism has blended with other r

  • Encyclopedia of Business and Finance, ed. 3

    Encyclopedia of Business and Finance, ed. 3

    Designed for the nonspecialist, the Encyclopedia of Business and Finance is a 2-vol. complete reference covering five general areas: finance and banking; accounting; marketing; management; and information systems. Drawing on practical professional expertise as well as that of noted scholars, the contributors include executives, government administrators and scholars from leading business programs from around the United States.

  • Encyclopedia of Civil Rights in America

    Encyclopedia of Civil Rights in America

    The Encyclopedia of Civil Rights in America is a comprehensive, alphabetically-organized reference source on the human rights and civil liberties that are legally recognized in the United States. The 677 entries address civil rights issues from a variety of perspectives, such as race, gender, age, medical status or conditions, physical and mental challenges, group membership, religion, and many others.

  • Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion

    Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion

    A survey of clothing, costume and fashion. Coverage includes the origins of clothing and body adornment, the development of fabrics and technologies, and the social meanings of dress, as well as representative costumes from a wide range of historical eras. For students and researchers at the high-school level or higher.

  • Encyclopedia of Cybercrime

    Encyclopedia of Cybercrime

    Examines all aspects of the world of cybercrime. Articles address key areas of concern and specifically those having to with terminology, definitions and social constructs of crime, national infrastructure security vulnerabilities and capabilities, types of attacks to computers and information systems, and computer abusers and cybercriminals.

  • Encyclopedia of Emerging Industries, ed. 6

    Encyclopedia of Emerging Industries, ed. 6

    Provides information about the inception, emergence and current status of new and established industries and business segments that are pioneering new technologies, introducing break-through marketing strategies or implementing innovative means of serving new markets. Consists of detailed profiles newer industries, such as biometrics, risk management services, satellites, specialty tourism, and others.

  • Encyclopedia of Emerging Markets

    Encyclopedia of Emerging Markets

    This business encyclopedia provides custom-written articles offering rare insight into nations with social or business activity in the process of rapid growth and industrialization, as well as highlighting key emerging industries within those economies.

  • Encyclopedia of Environment and Society

    Encyclopedia of Environment and Society

    Provides issues, concepts, theories, examples, problems, and policies, with the goal of explicating an emerging way of thinking about people and nature. Written by experts from incredibly diverse fields.

  • Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy

    Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy

    Examines the philosophical and ethical issues underlying contemporary and historical environmental issues, policies, and debates. Covers concepts, institutions, topics, events and people, including global warming, animal rights, environmental movements, alternative energy, green chemistry, industrial ecology, and eco-sabotage.

  • Encyclopedia of Espionage, Intelligence and Security

    Encyclopedia of Espionage, Intelligence and Security

    Comprehensive guide to the history, uses, related scientific principles, and technology of espionage and intelligence, written by experts in the field. Topics range from the historical use of espionage to the emerging use of technology in modern espionage and counterintelligence.

  • 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 Food and Culture

    Encyclopedia of Food and Culture

    A three-volume survey of food and its place in human culture and society, presented through 600 alphabetically sorted entries. Features multidisciplinary coverage of such topics as comfort food, ethnicity and food, medieval banquets, and nutrient composition, among many others. Includes photographs, illustrations, sidebars, recipes, menus, and timelines. For students and general readers.

  • 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 Global Brands, ed. 2

    Encyclopedia of Global Brands, ed. 2

    Contains 270 entries, written in case-study style, that highlight interesting details including how a product originated and was first marketed, how it developed commercially and how it fares today compared with its competitors and its own past history. Included are anecdotes pertaining to the famous, or infamous, marketing strategies and advertising campaigns that managed to capture the sometimes jaded viewers' attention.

  • Encyclopedia of Global Health

    Encyclopedia of Global Health

    Covers all aspects of global health, including physical and mental health entries, biographies of major doctors and researchers, profiles of medical institutions, organizations, and corporations, descriptions of drugs and operations, articles on national health policies, and thematic health topics in the humanities.

  • Encyclopedia of Global Industries, ed. 5

    Encyclopedia of Global Industries, ed. 5

    Chronicles the history, development and current status of the world's most lucrative and high profile industries. Each entry covers size and economic/social impact of the industry; its organization and structure; its history and development; major countries and companies involved (including rankings); size and nature of the work force; and research.

  • Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change

    Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change

    Explores major topics related to global warming and climate change-ranging geographically from the North Pole to the South Pole, and thematically from social effects to scientific causes. Covers the science and history of climate change, the controversies over climate-change theories, the role of societies, the industrial and economic factors, and the sociological aspects of climate change.

  • 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 Invasions and Conquests: From Ancient Times to the Present, ed. 2

    Encyclopedia of Invasions and Conquests: From Ancient Times to the Present, ed. 2

    A comprehensive guide to over 150 invasions, conquests, battles and occupations, from the ancient times to the present. This guide offers articles on the Coalition Invasion of Iraq, the Serbian Invasion of Bosnia-Herzegovina, the Soviet & UN's Invasions of Afghanistan and much more. For high school students, military historians, members of the armed forces, history buffs and hobbyists.

  • 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

    Encyclopedia of Islam

    Explores the terms, concepts, personalities, historical events, and institutions that helped shape the history of this religion and the way it is practiced today. Provides an overview of Islam, and a chronology, a detailed bibliography, an index, and approximately 80 black-and-white photographs.

  • Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World

    Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World

    This encyclopedia looks at Islam's role in the modern world, doing so in the context of the religion's history and development over the last 13 centuries. Containing thematic articles, biographies of key figures, definitions, illustrations, maps and more, this new encyclopedia fills a need in this key area of religious studies.

  • 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 Modern China

    Encyclopedia of Modern China

    Provides critical information on the most populous country and most dynamic trade market in the world: the people, politics, economics, religion, philosophy, traditions, art, and literature of this ancient and enduring civilization are explored from the beginning of the nineteenth century to the present day.

  • 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 Religion, ed. 2

    Encyclopedia of Religion, ed. 2

    The second edition of a resource that is considered a standard reference in the field. Presents a cross-cultural approach that emphasizes religion's role within everyday life and as a unique experience from culture to culture. The original 2,750 entries have been retained, many heavily updated, and approximately 600 entirely new articles have been added by an international team of scholars and contributors.

  • 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 Small Business, ed. 4

    Encyclopedia of Small Business, ed. 4

    Provides entrepreneurs with how-to information that they can apply to their own business. Features revised and expanded coverage to reflect the most current small business topics.

  • 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. 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 the American Constitution, ed. 2

    Encyclopedia of the American Constitution, ed. 2

    Contains new and updated original articles covering recent concepts (i.e. adoption, race, the Constitution, birthright citizenship) and court cases since 1992 offering comprehensive coverage of all aspects of constitutional law, as well as biographies of people who have had an impact on our government's legal framework (Supreme Court Justices, Presidents, Cabinet Members, Lawyers, and more). Also covers judicial decisions handed dow

  • Encyclopedia of the American Revolution: Library of Military History

    Encyclopedia of the American Revolution: Library of Military History

    A three-volume survey of the military aspects of the American Revolutionary War, covering the period 1763-1783. The alphabetically arranged entries include biographies as well as discussions of campaigns and strategy; battles, skirmishes, and naval actions; weaponry; political issues and events; and how the European powers participated in the conflict. For students, historians, and general readers.

  • 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 Modern Middle East and North Africa, ed. 2

    Encyclopedia of the Modern Middle East and North Africa, ed. 2

    The set covers the modern history of the Middle East and North Africa, with major sections on Colonialism and Imperialism, the World Wars, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the United Nations involvement in the region. Each country in the region is reviewed, detailing its population, economy and government.

  • Encyclopedia of the New American Nation

    Encyclopedia of the New American Nation

    A three-volume survey of the formative years of the United States, starting just prior to the American Revolution and ending with the inauguration of Andrew Jackson in 1829. Presents 671 alphabetically arranged entries focusing on the major political markers and milestones, as well as the art, music, literature and daily life, of this period. For secondary and college students, researchers, and general readers.

  • Endangered Species, ed. 2

    Endangered Species, ed. 2

    Including the addition of 25 new species, this new 2nd edition is completely updated to reflect the changes in endangered and threatened status. Color photographs and maps provide further illustrate the many species threatened by extinction, including amphibians, birds, crustaceans, fish, insects, mammals, mollusks, reptiles, and more. Each entry gives a species description, location, reason for endangerment, and measures being take

  • 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.

  • Environmental Encyclopedia, ed. 3

    Environmental Encyclopedia, ed. 3

    Provides in-depth, worldwide coverage of environmental issues. Each article is written in a nontechnical style and provides current status, analysis, and suggested solutions whenever possible.

  • Environmental Encyclopedia, ed. 4

    Environmental Encyclopedia, ed. 4

    Provides in-depth, worldwide coverage of environmental issues. Each article is written in a nontechnical style and provides current status, analysis, and suggested solutions whenever possible.

  • 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.

  • Epics for Students, ed. 2

    Epics for Students, ed. 2

    Provides critical overviews of literary epics of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Includes discussions of themes, characters, literary traditions and cultural context.

  • Eurasian Crossroads: A History of Xinjiang

    Eurasian Crossroads: A History of Xinjiang

    Presents a comprehensive study of the central Asian region of Xinjiang's history and people from antiquity to the present. Discusses Xinjiang's rich environmental, cultural and ethno-political heritage.

  • 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.

  • Events That Changed Germany

    Events That Changed Germany

    Provides a synopsis of the ten most important events or developments that shaped German history over the past 150 years. Describes what Germany is, who it was, and what the factors were that led to its several modern manifestations upon the world's stage.

  • Everyday Finance: Economics, Personal Money Management, and Entrepreneurship

    Everyday Finance: Economics, Personal Money Management, and Entrepreneurship

    Provides a mix of basic and practical information on economics, personal money management, and starting a business.

  • 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.

  • Experiment Central, ed. 2: Understanding Scientific Principles Through Projects

    Experiment Central, ed. 2: Understanding Scientific Principles Through Projects

    Provides examples of science projects and experiments that can be replicated for science fairs and other purposes, as well as suggestions on ways to design projects that investigate specific scientific topics and includes step-by-step descriptions of projects.

  • Explorer

    Explorer

    Provides detailed information on the world of exploration, from early expeditions to high-tech trips into space.

  • Fashion, Costume, and Culture, ed. 2: Clothing, Headwear, Body Decorations, and Footwear Through the Ages

    Fashion, Costume, and Culture, ed. 2: Clothing, Headwear, Body Decorations, and Footwear Through the Ages

    Provides facts and information about the cultural, religious, and social implications of human decoration and adornment throughout history, with a particular emphasis on the decades of the 20th century. In 500 entries, detailed information about clothing, hairstyles, tattoos, jewelry, body piercing, feet binding, and other types of fashion or style is examined. Entries explain the fashion or style within the context of the tradition

  • Fashion, Costume, and Culture: Clothing, Headwear, Body Decorations, and Footwear through the Ages

    Fashion, Costume, and Culture: Clothing, Headwear, Body Decorations, and Footwear through the Ages

    Provides a broad overview of costume traditions of diverse cultures from prehistoric times to the present day. Examines more than 430 items of human decoration and adornment, ranging from togas to turbans, necklaces to tennis shoes. Explores how and why items were created, the people who made them, and their uses. This set shows how clothing, headwear, body decorations, and footwear reflect the different cultural, religious, and soc

  • 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

  • Feudalism, Monarchies, and Nobility

    Feudalism, Monarchies, and Nobility

    This book provides a firm grounding in the historic political, social, and economic implications of rule by monarchy, including the prevalence of the feudal system in medieval Europe. Modern monarchies and the role of the aristocracy in every age are also detailed.

  • Film

    Film

    Explores every aspect of film and provides pointers on how to watch and understand films of different types, styles, and periods. Profiles the most important historical and contemporary directors, actors, producers, and studios.

  • Firearms: An Illustrated History

    Firearms: An Illustrated History

    This book charts the evolution of the gun, from the pistol and rifle, to the machine gun and revolver. Detailed catalogs profile more than 300 firearms spanning over 700 years.

  • Florence & Tuscany

    Florence & Tuscany

    Covers sights, hotels, restaurants, shopping, entertainment, and maps. Provides information that places this area in geographical, historical and culture context.

  • Food: In Context

    Food: In Context

    Examines food in relationship to nutrition, world health issues, agriculture, environmental concerns, current events and political decision-making.

  • Food Culture in Germany

    Food Culture in Germany

    Provides a thorough understanding of Germans and their food--the history, foodstuffs, cooking, special occasions, lifestyle eating habits, and diet and health.

  • Food Culture in Japan

    Food Culture in Japan

    Provides information on Japanese foodstuffs, cooking styles, utensils, aesthetics, meals, etiquette, and nutrition. Offers a contextual framework for the Japanese food culture and relates Japan's history and geography to food.

  • Food Culture in Spain

    Food Culture in Spain

    Offers an overview of Spanish food and eating habits, taking into account a long and complex history, plus distinctive social, cultural, linguistic, geographic, political, and economic characteristics. Discusses foodstuffs, culinary methods and practices, lifestyles, space, sociability, and commensality in an attempt to consider the Spanish food culture today in context.

  • Foods That Changed History: How Foods Shaped Civilization from the Ancient World to the Present

    Foods That Changed History: How Foods Shaped Civilization from the Ancient World to the Present

    Presents nearly 100 entries on foods that have shaped history. In learning about foods and their importance, readers will gain valuable insight into other areas such as religious movements, literature, economics, technology, and the human condition itself.

  • Forces in Physics: A Historical Perspective

    Forces in Physics: A Historical Perspective

    Covers the history of all of the four traditional fundamental forces - gravity, electromagnetism, weak nuclear force, and the strong nuclear force - and shows how these forces have, over the years, allowed physicists to better understand the nature of the physical world.

  • France

    France

    France has long played a dominant role on the world stage, and as one of the largest countries of the European Union, its global influence shows no signs of dying down. This book surveys France's assorted regions, its renowned traditions, the individuals and peoples that have led it to greatness, and the struggles and successes of its past and present.

  • French and Indian War

    French and Indian War

    Contains historical overviews, biographical entries, and primary source material on the French and Indian War. Features include illustrations, maps, graphs and charts, photographs, and a further reading list. Designed for student and general audiences.

  • 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.

  • Gale Business Insights Handbook of Innovation Management

    Gale Business Insights Handbook of Innovation Management

    This series centers on the specific projects, tasks, and activities in which businesspeople currently engage. This volume focuses on the topic of technical innovations in business management.

  • Gale Business Insights Handbook of Investment Research

    Gale Business Insights Handbook of Investment Research

    This series centers on the specific projects, tasks, and activities in which businesspeople currently engage. This volume focuses on investment research and analysis.

  • 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 E-Commerce Sourcebook, ed. 2

    Gale E-Commerce Sourcebook, ed. 2

    Combines a variety of information including approximately 100 how to topical entries covering the most commonly asked questions relating to e-commerce. Topics include how to write business and marketing plans, secure financing, and evaluate candidates for designing a website. Covers directory listings of approximately 4,700 associations, consultants, and other organizations related to e-commerce as well as the top 250 leading e-comm

  • Gale Encyclopedia of E-Commerce, ed. 2

    Gale Encyclopedia of E-Commerce, ed. 2

    Provides access to the world of Internet commerce and addresses the concerns of those who want to join the ranks of the Internet business community. Features 470 essays on topics related to the emerging world of e-commerce. Includes profiles of individuals and organizations considered to be the industry leaders and innovators and covers significant events, case studies and legal issues important to understanding the current e-commer

  • Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law, ed. 2

    Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law, ed. 2

    This encyclopedia fills a much-needed gap between legal texts focusing on the theory and history behind the law and more practical guides dealing with the law and its everyday effect upon its citizens. Containing approximately 200 articles, the Encyclopedia includes: brief descriptions of each issue's historical background, covering important statutes and cases; profiles of various U.S. laws and regulations; and details of how laws

  • Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law, ed. 3

    Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law, ed. 3

    This encyclopedia fills a much-needed gap between legal texts focusing on the theory and history behind the law and more practical guides dealing with the law and its everyday effect upon its citizens. Containing approximately 200 articles, the Encyclopedia includes: brief descriptions of each issue's historical background, covering important statutes and cases; profiles of various U.S. laws and regulations; and details of how laws

  • 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.

  • Gale Encyclopedia of World History: War

    Gale Encyclopedia of World History: War

    Provides a broad overview of war throughout world history, from ancient times to present, with a special emphasis on its causes and repercussions.

  • Gale Encyclopedia of World History: Governments

    Gale Encyclopedia of World History: Governments

    Provides a broad overview of national governments throughout history, explaining their structures and histories, key players and events, and how governments effect, and are affected by, social change.

  • Gale Library of Daily Life: American Civil War

    Gale Library of Daily Life: American Civil War

    Provides historical information on the battlefield and homefront experience and the political, economic, social, and cultural life of the North and South during the War. Primary source documents in the form of first-person accounts, letters, diaries, journals, newspapers, and literature bring to life the experiences of the Union and Confederate participants and the people they left behind.

  • Gale Library of Daily Life: Slavery in America

    Gale Library of Daily Life: Slavery in America

    Illuminates daily life in slave society in America from colonial times to the end of the Civil War. Provides information on the business and regulation of slavery, the plantation way of life, work, family and community, culture and leisure, health and medicine, religion, resistance and rebellion, and slavery and freedom in the North.

  • Genetics

    Genetics

    A comprehensive collection of articles on all aspects of genetics, from Mendel to the decoding of the human genome. Explains the workings of genes and chromosomes, genetic diseases, and biotechnology. Also covers the ethical, legal, and social issues connected to genetic science. Includes full-color photos and line drawings, a glossary of scientific terms, and coverage of careers in the field.

  • Geo-Data: The World Geographical Encyclopedia, ed. 3

    Geo-Data: The World Geographical Encyclopedia, ed. 3

    The 3rd edition of this comprehensive resource, now published by Gale, provides entries on the physical geography of every country in the world plus other selected locations. Each entry features a relief map depicting the geography of the location plus detailed text that describes its features, climate and vegetation. Entries are formatted with standardized rubrics to facilitate comparison.

  • Geography

    Geography

    This volume delves into physical geography, which is concerned with places, and human geography, which deals with the people in the places, how and why they live where they do, and how their social, economic, and cultural characteristics vary from one place to another. Other subjects include topical geography, regional geography, historical geography, cartography, and maps, atlases, and globes and how to read them.

  • Geology

    Geology

    This volume focuses on Earth's composition, including mineralogy and crystallography; igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic petrology; economic geology; and geochemistry. It investigates Earth's structure, which concerns geophysics, structural geology, tectonics, volcanology, and geodesy. Earth's surface features and processes are also explored. Historical geology, stratigraphy, paleontology, astrogeology, and geology's practical ap

  • Germany

    Germany

    This title profiles Germany from antiquity to the present day, examining its layered past, including its transition from a world power to a divided state and the major economic strides it has made since unification. It covers Germany's time as a significant power in Europe and the world, its roles in both World Wars, and its folk traditions, regional culture, and intellectual tradition that have endured throughout the ages.

  • 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.

  • Gilded Age and Progressive Era Reference Library

    Gilded Age and Progressive Era Reference Library

    Focuses on the significant social and culture changes that occurred in the years 1878-1913.

  • Global Perspectives on the United States

    Global Perspectives on the United States

    Explores the role and image of the United States from the viewpoints of the peoples and nations of the world. Provides extensive historical coverage and contemporary analysis. Also includes essays on the events, developments, and processes that shape global perspectives on the United States, including trade agreements and concepts of democracy.

  • 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.

  • Gothic Literature: A Gale Critical Companion

    Gothic Literature: A Gale Critical Companion

    Spans all facets of gothic literature, including visual and performing arts, society and culture, themes, and settings. Includes primary source documents and critical material to provide a contextual perspective, a related chronology of key events, full-text commentaries, and lists of further readings.

  • 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.

  • Great Depression and the New Deal Reference Library

    Great Depression and the New Deal Reference Library

    Covers the failure of the U.S. economy and its gradual recovery, with special attention to the New Deal, as well as the global situation, including the rise of Hitler. The Almanac covers the era in 16 subject chapters. Biographies profiles 29 major figures of the period. Primary Sources features annotated excerpts from speeches, newspaper and magazine articles, literature, and other documents from the period. For middle school and g

  • Grzimeks Animal Life Encyclopedia: Evolution

    Grzimeks Animal Life Encyclopedia: Evolution

    Covers evolution in detail and explores it from a scientific viewpoint. Includes comprehensive coverage of recent ideas and discoveries in the field of evolution.

  • 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.

  • Grzimeks Animal Life Encyclopedia: Extinction

    Grzimeks Animal Life Encyclopedia: Extinction

    This new supplement explores all aspects of extinctions and extinct life, featuring approximately 80 articles outlining major extinctions and related scientific areas. Entries are written by nationally renowned subject experts specializing in zoology, paleontology, and environmental science. Written for students and general researchers.

  • Grzimeks Student Animal Life Resource

    Grzimeks Student Animal Life Resource

    This resource book offers broad, comprehensive coverage of the animal kingdom, ranging from the simple -- sponges and corals -- to the complex -- mammals. Animals are grouped by major classifications: sponges; corals; jellyfishes; segmented worms; crustaceans and mollusks; insects; fishes; amphibians; reptiles; birds; and mammals.

  • Handbook of Markets and Economies: East Asia, Southeast Asia, Australia, New Zealand

    Handbook of Markets and Economies: East Asia, Southeast Asia, Australia, New Zealand

    Provides thorough analysis of the East and Southeast Asian countries. Covers geography and natural resources, the political system, the economic system, the social system, and the marketing environment. Offers prognoses for future marketing and commercial activity in each country.

  • Harlem Renaissance

    Harlem Renaissance

    This authoritative resource presents the people, places and times that defined an era and documents the launch of cultural development among African Americans in 1920s Harlem. This single volume contains almanac and biographies sections with primary source documents in sidebars throughout.

  • Health and Wellness

    Health and Wellness

    This book guides readers in making healthy choices about hygiene, diet, exercise, and medical care. They present easy-to-understand information about health-care coverage options and offer overviews of the types of available medical care, from general practitioners to alternative medicine and mental health providers.

  • 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

  • Historical Dictionary of the Arab-Israeli Conflict

    Historical Dictionary of the Arab-Israeli Conflict

    Provides hundreds of entries on the military, political, economic, and social aspects of the situation in Israel and among the Palestinians, as well as those in surrounding and outside countries. Entries include: major wars and lesser actions, terrorism and assassinations, political parties and resistance organizations, and countless plans and proposals along with those who supported or blocked them. Contains chronology.

  • Historical Dictionary of the Spanish American War

    Historical Dictionary of the Spanish American War

    Provides information on the naval and army operations, Spanish operations, and the political background to the military events, with an emphasis on future foreign affairs. Includes entries on people, places and events significant to the Spanish American War.

  • History Behind the Headlines: The Origins of Conflicts Worldwide

    History Behind the Headlines: The Origins of Conflicts Worldwide

    Presents in-depth information on conflicts appearing in today's headlines. Users are provided with historical background and analysis to events to give a greater understanding of the politics, players, and layers of current affairs.

  • 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.

  • History of World Trade Since 1450

    History of World Trade Since 1450

    History of World Trade Since 1450 starts at a year regarded as the beginning of the Age of Exploration and examines how the hunt for new resources and markets during that period resulted in the establishment of colonies in Africa, the Americas and Asia. The set looks at the Industrial Revolution, the rise of capitalism and the effects of imperialism on the global economy.

  • History of World War I

    History of World War I

    Provides a chronological account and regional overview of World War I, beginning with events leading up to the war and incorporating analysis of the war's aftermath. Topics include the historical and political background of the period, the grim realities of war, military strategy, the search for peace, the changing role of women, and wartime arts.

  • History of World War II

    History of World War II

    Covers the key political and military events of World War II as well as the causes and aftermath of the war. Examines many aspects of the war; from the historical and political backdrop of the period to military tactics and strategies to new technologies.

  • How Do I Use a Library?

    How Do I Use a Library?

    This book helps the reader to navigate the physical and digital bookshelves of libraries, explaining the various types of libraries and breaking down how to use library catalogues and classification systems. This is followed by a short research project, encouraging a connection between information from multiple sources in line with Common Core requirements.

  • How to Deal with Stress

    How to Deal with Stress

    Demonstrates how one can identify the underlying causes of stress before setting out a clear plan to manage both the causes of stress and their effects.

  • 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 Evolution

    Human Evolution

    This volume provides a general overview of evolution, Charles Darwin's theory of evolution, and an introduction to the relevant fossil record. It also explores relevant theories and refinements in human traits and culture, and the emergence of Homo sapiens as a modern species.

  • 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.

  • Improve Your Coaching & Training Skills

    Improve Your Coaching & Training Skills

    Provides practical guidelines to help managers develop their staff. Topics include why development matters, on-the-job coaching, mentoring, developing a formal training method, conducting a training session, and assessing on-going effectiveness.

  • 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.

  • India, Rev. ed.

    India, Rev. ed.

    Covers sights, hotels, restaurants, shopping, entertainment, and maps. Provides information that places India in geographical, historical and culture context.

  • 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.

  • Inspired by True Events, ed. 2: An Illustrated Guide to More Than 500 History-Based Films

    Inspired by True Events, ed. 2: An Illustrated Guide to More Than 500 History-Based Films

    This book surveys more than 500 major films based on true stories and historical subject matter for film history buffs of all kind.

  • 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.

  • International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers, ed. 4

    International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers, ed. 4

    Provides thorough coverage of films and filmmakers, including legendary films, actors and actresses, directors, writers and other production artists. Entries include a detailed essay written by an expert; biographies; filmographies; comprehensive credits; major awards; and updated bibliographies, as well as photographs. General and professional audiences.

  • Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of Foods and Recipes of the World

    Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of Foods and Recipes of the World

    This 4-vol. set provides comprehensive coverage of the foods and recipes from 70 representative countries and culture groups worldwide -- from Algeria to Zimbabwe.

  • Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of Foods and Recipes of the World, ed. 2

    Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of Foods and Recipes of the World, ed. 2

    Provides comprehensive coverage of the foods and recipes from 70 representative countries and culture groups worldwide -- from Algeria to Zimbabwe. Entries provide 10-15 recipes for each group and include data on the agriculture and dietary habits of each group as well as an overview of each group's nutrition and health.

  • Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of Physical Geography

    Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of Physical Geography

    Includes information on physical properties and characteristics of nearly 200 countries. Designed specifically for students in grades 5-12.

  • Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Cities

    Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Cities

    Students will find everything they need to conduct thorough research on 50 cities from all over the world, including information on each city's history, neighborhoods, museums, parks, transportation, geography, holidays and festivals, population profiles and much more.

  • Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Cultures, ed. 2

    Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Cultures, ed. 2

    A guide to the history and current status of numerous cultural groups outside the United States. Offer students background and current status on cultures of the countries they are most likely to study.

  • Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Holidays

    Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Holidays

    Written for students in middle and high school, offering in-depth information on such holidays as Children's/Youth Day, Christmas (and related celebrations), Halloween and Festivals of the Dead, Hanukkah, Independence Day (Cinco de Mayo, Bastille Day, etc.), Kwanza, Yom Kippur, New Year celebrations and many others. 4 volume set.

  • Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Canadian Provinces, ed. 5

    Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Canadian Provinces, ed. 5

    Provides information on Canada's provinces and territories. Includes details on Canada's arts, climate, government, health, languages, notable persons, and ethnic groups.

  • Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Mexican States, ed. 2

    Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Mexican States, ed. 2

    Presents profiles of the 31 states and the Distrito Federal (federal district) of Mexico. Topics include climate, plants and animals, population and ethnic groups, religions, transportation, history, state and local governments, political parties, judicial system, economy, education, arts, media, tourism, sports, famous people.

  • Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations, ed. 6

    Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations, ed. 6

    Presents profiles of 193 countries of the world. Topics include climate, plants and animals, population and ethnic groups, religions, transportation, history, government, political parties, judicial system, economy, education, arts, media, tourism, and famous people.

  • Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the States, ed. 6

    Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the States, ed. 6

    Presents profiles of the 50 states of the nation, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the US dependencies. Topics include climate, plants and animals, population and ethnic groups, religions, transportation, history, state and local governments, political parties, judicial system, economy, education, arts, media, tourism, sports, famous people.

  • Kill or Cure: An Illustrated History of Medicine

    Kill or Cure: An Illustrated History of Medicine

    Accompanied by panels, timelines, and thematic spreads, this highly visual book traces the history of medicine. Diaries, notebooks, and other first-person accounts tell these stories from the perspective of people who witnessed medical history firsthand.

  • Knight

    Knight

    Provides information on the world and lives of knights.

  • Korean War Reference Library

    Korean War Reference Library

    Covers the Korean War by exploring the major topics and events related to the period. The combined Almanac and Primary Sources covers the background of and issues related to the conflict in 13 chapters. Biographies includes 25 biographical entries on major figures from the period and 50 photographs.

  • Landmarks of the American Revolution: Library of Military History, ed. 2

    Landmarks of the American Revolution: Library of Military History, ed. 2

    Zooming in on key locations connected to the American Revolution, this expanded and completely revised edition of Col. Mark M. Boatner III's original book goes beyond U.S. borders when profiling historical sites and landmarks significant to the war. The original state-by-state guide now also includes coverage of the war in the West Indies and an expanded treatment of Canada.

  • 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.

  • Loire Valley, Rev. ed.

    Loire Valley, Rev. ed.

    Covers sights, hotels, restaurants, shopping, entertainment, and maps. Provides information that places this area in geographical, historical and culture context.

  • Major Acts of Congress

    Major Acts of Congress

    In 262 entries, this 3-vol. set examines landmark pieces of legislation, explaining the historical factors that led to the proposal of each act, looking at the adoption process and assessing each act's impact on American life. All aspects of legislation are covered, including the National Prohibition Act, the Civil Rights Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fair Housing Act, the Freedom of

  • 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.

  • Market Share Reporter: Trends Over Time

    Market Share Reporter: Trends Over Time

    Covers 50 key industries (and the companies and products therein) throughout the world (including but not limited to the US, Canada, Mexico, Europe and Asia).

  • Mathematics

    Mathematics

    Explains mathematical concepts with an historical overview of the field. Explores the uses and effects of math in daily life, and provides information on different career choices in this field. For academic readers.

  • McCarthyism and the Red Scare: A Reference Guide

    McCarthyism and the Red Scare: A Reference Guide

    Provides a comprehensive reference guide for studying and researching the rise and fall of Senator Joseph R. McCarthy and McCarthyism in American political life.

  • 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.

  • Meltons Encyclopedia of American Religions, ed. 8

    Meltons Encyclopedia of American Religions, ed. 8

    Comprehensive coverage of more than 2,300 North American religious groups in the U.S. and Canada -- from Adventists to Zen Buddhists. Information is presented in two distinct sections, essays and directory listings describing the historical development of religious families and providing factual information about each group within those families. Includes, when available, rubrics for membership figures, educational facilities and pe

  • Mexican-American War

    Mexican-American War

    Covers the period from the U.S. annexation of Texas to the Treaty of Guadeloupe Hidalgo (1848), including the battles of the conflict and also the mixed feelings of Americans regarding the war.

  • Mexico City

    Mexico City

    Includes numerous top 10 lists - from where to find the best museums, ornate churches, colonial palaces, and urban parks. Provides insider knowledge for visitors. Also includes a list of the top 10 things to avoid.

  • Middle Ages Reference Library

    Middle Ages Reference Library

    Covers the different civilizations and peoples of Medieval times; includes biographical essays on significant individuals of the era; and presents a collection of excerpts from relevant letters, journal entries, poems and more from the era.

  • Middle East Conflict Reference Library

    Middle East Conflict Reference Library

    Designed to meet the pressing need for a lucid, comprehensive and objective overview of the people, events and documents that are key to understanding the region.

  • 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.

  • Modern American Literature, ed. 5

    Modern American Literature, ed. 5

    Provides insight into the careers of nearly 500 20th-century American writers, including black and women writers. Entries include important critical excerpts, chronologically arranged and collected from a wide variety of sources such as books, scholarly journals, general periodicals and newspapers.

  • Money for Minors: A Student's Guide to Economics

    Money for Minors: A Student's Guide to Economics

    Provides an essential foundation of business and economic knowledge for middle-school, high-school, and community college students. Includes information that students need to understand how they can become entrepreneurs and create economic value in various ways, evaluate offers from banks and credit card companies, read the business section of the newspaper, and understand the importance of various government statistics.

  • Music: The Definitive Visual History

    Music: The Definitive Visual History

    Produced in association with the Smithsonian and including images from The National Music Museum in South Dakota, this book guides readers through the progression of music since its prehistoric beginnings, and covers music from all around the world.

  • Mythology

    Mythology

    Provides an introduction to the world of mythology. Discusses the stories told by different cultures to explain the mysteries of the world.

  • National Survey of State Laws, ed. 6

    National Survey of State Laws, ed. 6

    A quick, state-by-state comparison of current state laws -- how they differ and how they're similar -- for a range of relevant subjects from abortion to employment discrimination, child custody to interest rates.

  • 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.

  • Newsmakers 2004 Cumulation

    Newsmakers 2004 Cumulation

    Provides timely and informative profiles of the world's most interesting people.

  • Nobel Prize Laureates in Literature, Part 1

    Nobel Prize Laureates in Literature, Part 1

    A biographical-bibliographical guide to the writers who have received the Nobel Prize in Literature. Provides entries for each Nobel Prize Laureate, including the Nobel Prize in Literature presentation speech for the corresponding year and the banquet speech given by the Nobel Prize Laureate.

  • Nobel Prize Laureates in Literature, Part 2

    Nobel Prize Laureates in Literature, Part 2

    A biographical-bibliographical guide to the writers who have received the Nobel Prize in Literature. Provides entries for each Nobel Prize Laureate, including the Nobel Prize in Literature presentation speech for the corresponding year and the banquet speech given by the Nobel Prize Laureate.

  • Nobel Prize Laureates in Literature, Part 3

    Nobel Prize Laureates in Literature, Part 3

    A biographical-bibliographical guide to the writers who have received the Nobel Prize in Literature. Provides entries for each Nobel Prize Laureate, including the Nobel Prize in Literature presentation speech for the corresponding year and the banquet speech given by the Nobel Prize Laureate.

  • Nobel Prize Laureates in Literature, Part 4

    Nobel Prize Laureates in Literature, Part 4

    A biographical-bibliographical guide to the writers who have received the Nobel Prize in Literature. Provides entries for each Nobel Prize Laureate, including the Nobel Prize in Literature presentation speech for the corresponding year and the banquet speech given by the Nobel Prize Laureate.

  • 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.

  • North American Indian

    North American Indian

    Provides information on the civilizations of North American Indians.

  • North Korea: The Politics of Regime Survival

    North Korea: The Politics of Regime Survival

    This book examines the political content of Kim Jong-Il's regime maintenance, including both the domestic strategy for regime survival and North Korea's foreign relations with South Korea, Russia, China, Japan, and the United States.

  • Notable Black American Men, Book II

    Notable Black American Men, Book II

    Profiles contemporary and historic figures whose accomplishments will inspire students of every heritage. Covering the most prominent newsmakers as well as lesser-known individuals, each volume offers full biographical entries, portraits, addresses for living listees and recommended sources for further study.

  • Notable Economists

    Notable Economists

    This text provides profiles of the most notable contributors to economic thought and the impact they continue to have throughout the world today.

  • Notable Sports Figures

    Notable Sports Figures

    Features biographies on more than 600 sports figures from around the world and throughout history who have had an impact not only on their sport, but also on the society and culture of their times.

  • 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.

  • Olympic Games

    Olympic Games

    Presents the history of the Olympic games from ancient Greece to the present.

  • Personal Finance

    Personal Finance

    This book guides readers in making prudent decisions about spending, saving, and borrowing, walking them through major life events, such as buying or renting a home, purchasing or leasing a car, and saving for college and retirement. It also offers practical guidance about purchasing insurance, applying for government benefits, and being an informed consumer.

  • 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.

  • Philosophy: Environmental Ethics

    Philosophy: Environmental Ethics

    This volume is composed of twelve chapters covering such topics as population, novel ecoysystem, geoengineering, climate change, animal ethics, conciliation, and extinction. The use of film, literature, art, case studies, and other disciplines or situations/events provide illustrations of human experiences which work as gateways to questions philosophers try to address.

  • Philosophy: Medical Ethics

    Philosophy: Medical Ethics

    This book addresses the themes of ethics across the life span, ethical issues in health and medical professionalism, and bioethics in social justice. The focus moves from the individual patient-provider relationship to those of the greater community.

  • Physical Science

    Physical Science

    This volume explores the three major areas of study in physical science: astronomy, physics, and chemistry. Topics explored include astronomy's origins in Egypt, physical theories from ancient Greece, the discoveries of the Scientific Revolution, Newtonian theory, developments in electricity and magnetism, the Big-Bang model, quantum mechanics, black holes, the identification of the Higgs boson by the Large Hadron Collider in 2013,

  • Pirate

    Pirate

    Provides information on the world and lives of pirates.

  • Pirates Through the Ages Reference Library

    Pirates Through the Ages Reference Library

    Explores the history of piracy from ancient times to the present day. Topics include piracy in antiquity and the Middle Ages, the golden age of piracy in the Caribbean, female pirates, the pirate code of conduct and pirate slang, strongholds and hideouts, ships, weaponry, and sea battles, pirates in literature and film, and modern maritime piracy.

  • 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 Parties of the World, ed. 6

    Political Parties of the World, ed. 6

    Covers details of all currently active parties of any consequence in every country in the world and offers concise overviews of national parliamentary and constitutional arrangements. Compiled by nearly 80 contributors and designed to be used both as a tool for quick fact checking and for more detailed research.

  • Pollution A to Z

    Pollution A to Z

    Provides information on a variety of pollution issues, including sources of pollution; disposal; remediation; and the ethical, social and legal environment, as well as topics such as acid rain, cancer, noise pollution and zero growth population. Also covers careers and biographies of key people. For academic and general audiences. 2 volumes.

  • 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.

  • Presidents: A Reference History, ed. 3

    Presidents: A Reference History, ed. 3

    Presents in-depth profiles of each American president and his administration. Includes black-and-white portraits of the presidents and extensive bibliographies. Also features a new history of the White House and a general introduction to the presidency. For students in grades 10 and higher, as well as general readers.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Real-Life Math

    Real-Life Math

    Provides an understanding of commonly studied math concepts by illustrating their use in everyday life in everyday tasks, such as buying insurance, constructing a budget, reading graphs, adjusting cooking recipes or planning for retirement. Topics are designed to support the modern mathematics curriculum and contain examples related to the global economy. 2 volumes.

  • 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.

  • Reference Guide to Holocaust Literature

    Reference Guide to Holocaust Literature

    Covering the entire spectrum of the literature of the Holocaust era, from the beginnings of Nazism through the concentration camp experience, survivor syndrome and second generation response, this detailed survey includes entries on more than 200 authors and 300 works.

  • Reference Guide to Short Fiction, ed. 2

    Reference Guide to Short Fiction, ed. 2

    Concise discussions of the lives and principal works of short-fiction authors, written by subject experts.

  • Reference Guide to World Literature, ed. 3

    Reference Guide to World Literature, ed. 3

    Covers writers from the ancient Greeks to 20th-century authors. Includes biographical-bibliographical entries on nearly 500 writers and approximately 550 entries focusing on significant works of world literature. Each author entry provides a detailed overview of the writer's life and works. Work entries cover a particular piece of world literature in detail. 2 volumes.

  • 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.

  • Renaissance and Reformation Reference Library

    Renaissance and Reformation Reference Library

    This resource brings the people and the events of the Renaissance and Reformation to life for today's students. Covering everything from Luther's Revolt to the writings of Shakespeare, the Renaissance and Reformation Reference Library fills the need for comprehensive coverage of this amazing time.

  • 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.

  • San Francisco & Northern California, Rev. ed.

    San Francisco & Northern California, Rev. ed.

    Covers sights, hotels, restaurants, shopping, entertainment, and maps. Provides information that places this area in geographical, historical and culture context.

  • Savings and Investment Information For Teens, ed. 2: Tips For A Successful Financial Life

    Savings and Investment Information For Teens, ed. 2: Tips For A Successful Financial Life

    Provides information to help today's young adults learn how to develop the habit of saving money and investing for the future. It explains how the economy works and how factors such as interest rates and inflation impact personal wealth.

  • 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.

  • Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, ed. 25: A Guide to Education-Related Financial Aid Programs for Students and Professionals

    Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, ed. 25: A Guide to Education-Related Financial Aid Programs for Students and Professionals

    Provides comprehensive information on sources of education-related financial aid sponsored and administered by private organizations and companies. Covers a variety of programs in all educational areas, including area and ethnic studies, business, computer science, education, liberal arts, medicine, physical sciences, theology and religion, and more. Intended for students and others interested in education funding.

  • Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, ed. 28: A Guide to Education-Related Financial Aid Programs for Students and Professionals

    Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, ed. 28: A Guide to Education-Related Financial Aid Programs for Students and Professionals

    Provides comprehensive information on sources of education-related financial aid sponsored and administered by private organizations and companies. Covers a variety of programs in all educational areas, including area and ethnic studies, business, computer science, education, liberal arts, medicine, physical sciences, theology and religion, and more. Intended for students and others interested in education funding.

  • 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 lif

  • 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.

  • Science in Dispute, Vol. 1

    Science in Dispute, Vol. 1

    This series explores controversial topics in science and technology by featuring informative essays, both pro and con, on the major theories, ethical questions and commercial applications of science from all disciplines. 3 volumes.

  • Science in Dispute, Vol. 2

    Science in Dispute, Vol. 2

    This series explores controversial topics in science and technology by featuring informative essays, both pro and con, on the major theories, ethical questions and commercial applications of science from all disciplines. 3 volumes.

  • Science in Dispute, Vol. 3

    Science in Dispute, Vol. 3

    This series explores controversial topics in science and technology by featuring informative essays, both pro and con, on the major theories, ethical questions and commercial applications of science from all disciplines. 3 volumes.

  • Science of Everyday Things

    Science of Everyday Things

    This 4-vol. set illustrates the importance of scientific and mathematical principles through their use in everyday life. Each volume focuses on a specific scientific discipline -- biology, chemistry, earth sciences and physics -- offering students an in-depth understanding of each discipline and its theories.

  • 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.