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  • Abortion

    Abortion

    Examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. This volume focuses on the ways in which states may place restrictions on abortion for minors that are not required for adult women, including the constitutional right to privacy.

  • Achieving Sustainability: Visions, Principles, and Practices

    Achieving Sustainability: Visions, Principles, and Practices

    Aimed at readers who are not experts in the field, the material is relevant to courses in natural sciences, social sciences, and the humanities. It presents and analyzes the underpinnings of the multi-disciplinary concept of sustainability.

  • Acronyms, Initialisms & Abbreviations Dictionary, ed. 48

    Acronyms, Initialisms & Abbreviations Dictionary, ed. 48

    Provides definitions of a wide variety of acronyms, initialisms, abbreviations and similar contractions, translating them into their full names or meanings. Terms from subject areas such as associations, education, the Internet, medicine and others are included.

  • Adele

    Adele

    Profiles the life and career of singer and songwriter, Adele.

  • African Americans in Sports

    African Americans in Sports

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

  • Alcohol

    Alcohol

    Examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. This volume focuses on the legal age of alcohol consumption and liquor laws among teens.

  • Alicia Keys

    Alicia Keys

    Profiles the life and career of songwriter and musician, Alicia Keys.

  • Alternative Energy, ed. 2

    Alternative Energy, ed. 2

    Introduces students to issues surrounding current energy sources and alternative energy options.

  • American Decades Primary Sources, Vol. 11

    American Decades Primary Sources, Vol. 11

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

  • American Eras: 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 Law Yearbook 2011: A Guide to the Year's Major Legal Cases and Developments

    American Law Yearbook 2011: 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. 32: A Biographical Directory of Today?s Leaders in Physical, Biological and Related Sciences

    American Men & Women of Science, ed. 32: A Biographical Directory of Today?s Leaders in Physical, Biological and Related Sciences

    Profiles living persons in the physical and biological fields, as well as public health scientists, engineers, mathematicians, statisticians, and computer scientists.

  • American Mythology

    American Mythology

    Examines the ancient civilizations and peoples of American mythology, to explore and study their religious beliefs and myths.

  • American Writers, Supplement 22

    American Writers, Supplement 22

    Bio-critical essays on the lives and works of more than 1,400 important authors from around the world. Entries include concise essays, citations, and biographical information that places the author's work in personal and historical context.

  • Amy Poehler

    Amy Poehler

    A biography of Amy Poehler and her career as an actor and comedian, written for young adults.

  • An Appeal for Justice: The Trials of the Scottsboro Nine

    An Appeal for Justice: The Trials of the Scottsboro Nine

    Places important topics in context so that readers will understand the connection between black history and the sweep of America's story. This volume covers the trials of nine innocent blacks, who were rounded up, tried, and convicted on little more than the word of two white women.

  • Angelina Jolie

    Angelina Jolie

    Profiles the life and career of actress, director, writer, and humanitarian, Angelina Jolie.

  • Anne Hathaway

    Anne Hathaway

    Profiles the life and career of actress, Anne Hathaway.

  • Anorexia and Bulimia

    Anorexia and Bulimia

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

  • Babylonian Mythology

    Babylonian Mythology

    Examines the ancient civilizations and peoples of Babylonian mythology, to explore and study their religious beliefs and myths.

  • Beyonc

    Beyonc

    Profiles the life and career of songwriter, record producer, actress, model, and fashion designer, Beyonce Knowles.

  • 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.

  • Bipolar Disorder

    Bipolar Disorder

    Explores bipolar disorder in detail, covering their diagnosis, treatments and therapies, and medical advances.

  • Birth Control

    Birth Control

    Examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. This volume focuses on birth control and the use of contraceptive devices among women in the United States.

  • Body Systems

    Body Systems

    Covers the 14 systems of the human body and their role and functions both from an individual organ perspective and each system as a whole, as well as what occurs when systems are not functioning properly due to injury, disease, or other causes. Entries cover the development of each body system from birth to full adult growth, as well as adjustments by the body during the senior years.

  • 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.

  • British Mythology

    British Mythology

    Examines the ancient civilizations and peoples of British mythology, to explore and study their religious beliefs and myths.

  • Building the Panama Canal

    Building the Panama Canal

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

  • Bullying

    Bullying

    Examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. This volume focuses on bullying in schools and the schools' reaction within the United States, focusing on the scope of the problem, current state and federal legislation on the issue, different approaches schools have taken, and the most affected populations.

  • Business Plans Handbook, Vol. 22

    Business Plans Handbook, Vol. 22

    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.

  • Car Racing

    Car Racing

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

  • 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

  • CaseBase, Vol. 2: Case Studies in Global Business

    CaseBase, Vol. 2: Case Studies in Global Business

    Covers business case studies focused on issues in emerging markets and emerging industries across the globe.

  • Celiac Disease

    Celiac Disease

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

  • Cerebral Palsy

    Cerebral Palsy

    Explores cerebral palsy in detail, covering their diagnosis, treatments and therapies, and medical advances.

  • Cheerleading

    Cheerleading

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

  • Childhood Obesity

    Childhood Obesity

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

  • Childhood Obesity

    Childhood Obesity

    Examines the most current scientific studies and provides in-depth information on childhood obesity.

  • Childrens Literature Review, Vol. 166

    Childrens Literature Review, Vol. 166

    Presents full-text literary criticism on writers and illustrators for children and young adults. Critical essays are selected from leading sources, including published journals, magazines, books, monographs, reviews, and scholarly papers.

  • Chinese Mythology

    Chinese Mythology

    Examines the ancient civilizations and peoples of Chinese mythology, to explore and study their religious beliefs and myths.

  • Cholera

    Cholera

    Explores the history of cholera covering its causes, health risks, prevention and treatment.

  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

    Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

    Covers symptoms, causes and effects, treatments, cures and medical advances for chronic fatigue syndrome.

  • Class Conflict in Charles Dickenss A Tale of Two Cities

    Class Conflict in Charles Dickenss A Tale of Two Cities

    Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of English-language novelist, Charles Dickens.

  • Cloud Computing

    Cloud Computing

    Explores the impact of advances such as cell phones, portable music players, and online social networks. This volume focuses on cloud computing development in detail, tracing the history and scientific breakthroughs leading to its creation.

  • Colon Cancer

    Colon Cancer

    Explores colon cancer in detail, covering its symptoms, causes and effects, treatments, and medical advances.

  • Colonialism in Joseph Conrads Heart of Darkness

    Colonialism in Joseph Conrads Heart of Darkness

    Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of author, Joseph Conrad.

  • Coming of Age in Sue Monk Kidds The Secret Lives of Bees

    Coming of Age in Sue Monk Kidds The Secret Lives of Bees

    Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of writer, Sue Monk Kidd.

  • 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.

  • Consumer Health Care

    Consumer Health Care

    This text focuses on the U.S. healthcare system and the individual's experience with it. Entries cover topics related to the current state of health insurance, the various kinds (including government programs like Medicare and Medicaid) and methods of its delivery, as well as the history of insurance and the evolution of our current for-profit system. Healthcare legislation and reform is also discussed.

  • Contemporary Authors, Vol. 310

    Contemporary Authors, Vol. 310

    Provides biographical details on thousands of modern novelists, poets, playwrights, nonfiction writers, journalists and scriptwriters. Includes current writers as well as the most-studied literary figures of the early 20th century and authors from around the world. Information is provided by the authors themselves or drawn from published interviews, feature stories, book reviews and other materials provided by the authors/publishers.

  • Contemporary Authors, New Revision Series, Vol. 220

    Contemporary Authors, New Revision Series, Vol. 220

    A biographical and bibliographical guide to current writers in all fields including poetry, fiction and nonfiction, journalism, drama, television and movies. Includes the most recent data on the world's most-popular authors. Profile sketches are entirely revised and completely replace the original Contemporary Authors entries. Each volume contains approximately 250 writers.

  • Contemporary Black Biography, Vol. 100

    Contemporary Black Biography, Vol. 100

    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 Musicians, Vol. 71

    Contemporary Musicians, Vol. 71

    Provides biographical information on important figures in today's musical arena, covering artists working in all genres of modern music, including rock, jazz, pop, rap, rhythm and blues, folk, New Age, country, gospel and reggae.

  • Contemporary Theatre, Film and Television, Vol. 112

    Contemporary Theatre, Film and Television, Vol. 112

    Biographical and career information on people currently working in the entertainment industry. For general and trade audiences.

  • Corporate Disasters: What Went Wrong and Why

    Corporate Disasters: What Went Wrong and Why

    Profiles the biggest corporate mistakes or misdeeds throughout history, covering the people, the times, the decisions made.

  • Countries of the World and Their Leaders Yearbook 2015

    Countries of the World and Their Leaders Yearbook 2015

    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.

  • Crohns Disease

    Crohns Disease

    Explores crohn's disease in detail, covering its diagnosis, treatments and therapies, and medical advances.

  • 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.

  • Cuba: Versi   n en Espa   ol

    Cuba: Versi n en Espa ol

    Presenta las principales fuerzas que han dado forma al pais tanto historica como culturalmente, ofreciendo un vistazo de cerca a los temas emblematicos de la historia del pais. Contiene articulos sobre obras de arte y no ficcion, documentos politicos, discursos, testimonios, eventos punto de inflamacion y lugares de importancia cultural.

  • Custody and Divorce

    Custody and Divorce

    Examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. This volume focuses on child custody, child support issues that arise when the parents of a teen divorce.

  • Cycling

    Cycling

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

  • Cystic Fibrosis

    Cystic Fibrosis

    Explores cystic fibrosis disorder in detail, covering its diagnosis, treatments and therapies, and medical advances.

  • D-Day

    D-Day

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

  • David Petraeus

    David Petraeus

    Profiles the life and career of General David Petraeus, commander of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) serving in Afghanistan.

  • Death in Ernest Hemingway?s The Old Man and the Sea

    Death in Ernest Hemingway?s The Old Man and the Sea

    Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of writer, Ernest Hemingway.

  • Dementia

    Dementia

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

  • Democracy in the Poetry of Walt Whitman

    Democracy in the Poetry of Walt Whitman

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

  • Depression in Sylvia Plaths The Bell Jar

    Depression in Sylvia Plaths The Bell Jar

    Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of poet, Sylvia Plath.

  • Digital Cameras and Camcorders

    Digital Cameras and Camcorders

    Explores the impact of advances such as cell phones, portable music players, and online social networks. This volume focuses on digital cameras and camcorders in detail, tracing the history and scientific breakthroughs leading to their creation.

  • Disabilities

    Disabilities

    Examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. This volume focuses on the history of disability rights for children and teens.

  • Disasters

    Disasters

    Examines the issue of disaster relief and natural disasters from a variety of international perspectives.

  • Discipline and Punishment

    Discipline and Punishment

    Examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. This volume focuses on how discipline and punishment at school has evolved.

  • Discrimination

    Discrimination

    Examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. This volume focuses on the history of civil rights and discrimination based on race, gender, and sexual orientation.

  • Dissociative Disorders

    Dissociative Disorders

    Covers symptoms, causes and effects, treatments, cures and medical advances for dissociative disorders which are generally associated with post-traumatic stress or past abuse.

  • Drama for Students, Vol. 29

    Drama for Students, Vol. 29

    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.

  • Dress

    Dress

    Examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. This volume focuses on school dress code and the freedom of expression.

  • E-books

    E-books

    Explores the impact of advances such as cell phones, portable music players, and online social networks. This volume focuses on electronic books (e-books) in detail as an important segment of the publishing industry, tracing the history and scientific breakthroughs leading to its creation.

  • Eating Disorders

    Eating Disorders

    Examines the most current scientific studies and provides in-depth information on eating disorders.

  • Education

    Education

    Examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. This volumes focus is on education.

  • Egyptian Mythology

    Egyptian Mythology

    Examines the ancient civilizations and peoples of Egyptian mythology, to explore and study their religious beliefs and myths.

  • Electric Cars

    Electric Cars

    Focuses on the invention of electric cars, exploring how it was developed, how it works, its impact on society, and possible future uses.

  • Electronic Devices

    Electronic Devices

    Examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. This volume focuses on the Internet and cell phone communication.

  • Elena Kagan

    Elena Kagan

    Profiles the life and career of Elena Kagan, the 112th justice, and fourth woman to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court.

  • Eminem

    Eminem

    Profiles the life and career of entertainer, Eminem, written for young adults.

  • 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 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 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 Major Marketing Strategies, Vol. 3

    Encyclopedia of Major Marketing Strategies, Vol. 3

    A continuation of Encyclopedia of Major Marketing Campaigns (1999 and 2007), this new volume expands its international coverage through its 100 essays covering some of the top global and emerging brands that appeared from 2010 to 2013. Essays are aligned to the strategic marketing framework, ensuring that the marketing strategies covered can easily be utilized in an academic environment as case studies, or illustrative examples ofte

  • Encyclopedia of Management, ed. 7

    Encyclopedia of Management, ed. 7

    Covers numerous topics in management theories and applications, such as aggregate planning, benchmarking, logistics, diversification strategy, non-traditional work arrangements, performance measurement, productivity measures, supply chain management, and much more.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Equestrian

    Equestrian

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

  • Family Dysfunction in Tennessee Williamss The Glass Menagerie

    Family Dysfunction in Tennessee Williamss The Glass Menagerie

    Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of American playwright, Tennessee Williams.

  • Family Dysfunction in William Faulkner?s As I Lay Dying

    Family Dysfunction in William Faulkner?s As I Lay Dying

    Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of American writer, William Faulkner.

  • 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

  • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

    Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

    Explores fetal alcohol syndrome in detail, covering its diagnosis, treatments and therapies, and medical advances.

  • Fibromyalgia

    Fibromyalgia

    Explores fibromyalgia disorders in detail, covering its diagnosis, treatments and therapies, and medical advances.

  • Figure Skating

    Figure Skating

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

  • Food Allergies

    Food Allergies

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

  • Food Allergies

    Food Allergies

    Examines the most current scientific studies and provides in-depth information on food allergies.

  • Food Regulation and Safety

    Food Regulation and Safety

    Examines the most current scientific studies and provides in-depth information on food regulation and safety.

  • Foods of Canada

    Foods of Canada

    Explores the foods, cooking traditions, customs, eating habits, and food sources of Canada. Topics include favorite dishes, snacks and sweets, traditional holiday meals, and the preparations and traditions associated with these foods.

  • Foods of Colombia

    Foods of Colombia

    Explores the foods, cooking traditions, customs, eating habits, and food sources of Colombia. Topics include favorite dishes, snacks and sweets, traditional holiday meals, and the preparations and traditions associated with these foods.

  • Foods of Ghana

    Foods of Ghana

    Explores the foods, cooking traditions, customs, eating habits, and food sources of Ghana. Topics include favorite dishes, snacks and sweets, traditional holiday meals, and the preparations and traditions associated with these foods.

  • Foods of Indonesia

    Foods of Indonesia

    Explores the foods, cooking traditions, customs, eating habits, and food sources of Indonesia. Topics include favorite dishes, snacks and sweets, traditional holiday meals, and the preparations and traditions associated with these foods.

  • Foods of Poland

    Foods of Poland

    Explores the foods, cooking traditions, customs, eating habits, and food sources of Poland. Topics include favorite dishes, snacks and sweets, traditional holiday meals, and the preparations and traditions associated with these foods.

  • Foods of South Africa

    Foods of South Africa

    Explores the foods, cooking traditions, customs, eating habits, and food sources of South Africa. Topics include favorite dishes, snacks and sweets, traditional holiday meals, and the preparations and traditions associated with these foods.

  • Football

    Football

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

  • Free Press

    Free Press

    Examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. This volumes focus is on free press.

  • Free Speech and Expression

    Free Speech and Expression

    Examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. This volumes focus is on free speech and expression.

  • Freedom of Assembly and Association

    Freedom of Assembly and Association

    Examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. This volume focuses on the freedom to assemble with the goal of expressing political ideas.

  • From Green Industries to Green Jobs

    From Green Industries to Green Jobs

    Presents occupational profiles, alongside overviews of the green job that cover such details as, what job it is most similar to, what skills are required to perform the job, and what a typical day in the life of that job is like.

  • Gale Business Insights Handbook of Cultural Transformation

    Gale Business Insights Handbook of Cultural Transformation

    This series centers on the specific projects, tasks, and activities in which businesspeople currently engage. This volume focuses on the topic of organizational change and corporate culture.

  • Gale Business Insights Handbook of Global Business Law

    Gale Business Insights Handbook of Global Business Law

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

  • Gale Business Insights Handbook of Global Marketing

    Gale Business Insights Handbook of Global Marketing

    This series centers on the specific projects, tasks, and activities in which businesspeople currently engage. This volume focuses on the topic of global marketing.

  • 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 Business Insights Handbook of Social Media Marketing

    Gale Business Insights Handbook of Social Media Marketing

    This series centers on the specific projects, tasks, and activities in which businesspeople currently engage. This volume focuses on the social aspects of internet marketing.

  • 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. 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.

  • Genetically Modified Foods

    Genetically Modified Foods

    Examines the most current scientific studies and provides in-depth information on genetically modified foods.

  • Genocide in Anne Franks The Diary of a Young Girl

    Genocide in Anne Franks The Diary of a Young Girl

    Examines the important literary work of writer, Anne Frank, and the significance of this essay as a Holocaust document, offering viewpoints on genocide in the twenty-first century.

  • George Clooney

    George Clooney

    A biography of George Clooney and his career as an actor, written for young adults.

  • Global Events: Milestone Events Throughout History

    Global Events: Milestone Events Throughout History

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

  • Golf

    Golf

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

  • Greek Mythology

    Greek Mythology

    Examines the ancient civilizations and peoples of Greek mythology, to explore and study their religious beliefs and myths.

  • Growth Disorders

    Growth Disorders

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

  • 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.

  • HPV

    HPV

    Covers symptoms, causes and effects, treatments, cures and medical advances for human papillomavirus (HPV).

  • Halle Berry

    Halle Berry

    Profiles the life and career of actress, Halle Berry.

  • Healthy Living, ed. 2

    Healthy Living, ed. 2

    This set is designed to be a one-stop-shop for young student's first learning about healthy habits and health issues in general. Topics include nutrition, exercise, environmental health, medicine and healthcare, mental health and self-esteem.

  • Healthy Weight for Teens

    Healthy Weight for Teens

    Examines the most current scientific studies and provides in-depth information on healthy weight habits for teenagers.

  • Huntingtons Disease

    Huntingtons Disease

    Provides information about diseases and disorders, focusing on controversies and first-person accounts. This volume covers symptoms, causes and effects, treatments, cures and medical advances in Huntington's disease.

  • Innovation Masters: History's Best Examples of Business Transformation

    Innovation Masters: History's Best Examples of Business Transformation

    Covers the best examples of successful businesses and/or business people that have incorporated or developed a new product, service or technology that help to reinvent or revolutionize their business and/or industry.

  • International Directory of Company Histories, Vol. 127

    International Directory of Company Histories, Vol. 127

    Provides histories of companies that are a leading influence in a particular industry or geographic location. For students, job candidates, business executives, historians and investors.

  • Internment of Japanese Americans

    Internment of Japanese Americans

    Provides an overview of important historical events or periods in world history. This volume focuses on the internment of Japanese Americans after the Japanese attacked the U.S. military forces stationed at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, December 7, 1941.

  • James Cameron

    James Cameron

    Provides a biography of James Cameron and his career as an Academy Award director of blockbuster movies and an Emmy Award winning maker of television documentaries, written for young adults.

  • James Forman and SNCC

    James Forman and SNCC

    Places important topics in context so that readers will understand the connection between black history and the sweep of America's story. This volume covers James Forman, the executive secretary from 1961 to 1966 of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) a group that vowed to use nonviolent measures to help southern blacks.

  • James Franco

    James Franco

    Provides a biography of James Franco and his career as an actor, written for young adults.

  • Jamie Oliver

    Jamie Oliver

    Profiles the life and career of British chef and cooking show star, Jamie Oliver.

  • Jane Lynch

    Jane Lynch

    Profiles the life and career of actress, Jane Lynch.

  • Japan?s 2011 Natural Disasters and Nuclear Meltdown

    Japan?s 2011 Natural Disasters and Nuclear Meltdown

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

  • Jennifer Lopez

    Jennifer Lopez

    Profiles the life and career of singer, dancer and actress, Jennifer Lopez, written for young adults.

  • Jet Li

    Jet Li

    Profiles the life and career of martial arts expert, Jet Li, written for young adults.

  • Jon Stewart

    Jon Stewart

    Profiles the life and career of comedian Jon Stewart.

  • 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 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 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.

  • Justin Bieber

    Justin Bieber

    Profiles the life and career of teen idol entertainer, Justin Bieber.

  • Juvenile Justice

    Juvenile Justice

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

  • Kelly Slater

    Kelly Slater

    Profiles the life and career of competitive surfer, Kelly Slater.

  • Labor and Employment

    Labor and Employment

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

  • Landmarks in African American History

    Landmarks in African American History

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

  • Learning Disabilities

    Learning Disabilities

    Explores learning disabilities in detail, covering its symptoms, causes and effects, treatments, and medical advances.

  • Lindsey Vonn

    Lindsey Vonn

    Profiles the life and career of the most accomplished skier in American history, and Olympic gold medal winner, Lindsey Vonn.

  • Little Rock Nine

    Little Rock Nine

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

  • Lou Gehrigs Disease

    Lou Gehrigs Disease

    Covers symptoms, causes and effects, and treatments, for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a fatal disease of the nerves.

  • Lyme Disease

    Lyme Disease

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

  • Lymphoma

    Lymphoma

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

  • MRSA

    MRSA

    Covers symptoms, causes and effects, treatments, cures and medical advances for Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA.

  • Mark Zuckerberg

    Mark Zuckerberg

    Provides an overview of the life of Mark Zuckerberg, the creator of social media website, Facebook.

  • 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).

  • Mayan Mythology

    Mayan Mythology

    Examines the ancient civilizations and peoples of Mayan mythology, to explore and study their religious beliefs and myths.

  • Middle East Conflict, ed. 2

    Middle East Conflict, ed. 2

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

  • Muammar Qaddafi

    Muammar Qaddafi

    Profiles the life of political leader and dictator of Libya from 1969 to 2011, Muammar Qaddafi.

  • Muscular Dystrophy

    Muscular Dystrophy

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

  • Natalie Coughlin

    Natalie Coughlin

    Profiles the life and career of Olympic swimmer Natalie Coughlin.

  • Native American Mythology

    Native American Mythology

    Examines the ancient civilizations and peoples of Native American mythology, to explore and study their religious beliefs and myths.

  • Neil Patrick Harris

    Neil Patrick Harris

    Profiles the life and career of multifaceted actor, Neil Patrick Harris.

  • Neurodegenerative Disorders

    Neurodegenerative Disorders

    Covers symptoms, causes and effects, treatments, cures and medical advances for neurodegenerative disorders caused by nerve cell failure.

  • New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2012-2013: Ethics and Philosophy

    New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2012-2013: Ethics and Philosophy

    This supplement covers a wide range of topics including ethics, metaphysics, epistemology, logic, aesthetics, philosophy of literature, art, and music, political philosophy, and philosophy of law. It contains numerous articles of special interest to Catholic thought and culture covering such areas as the philosophical aspects of love, hope, wisdom, marriage, friendship, death, pain and suffering, the human person and the human soul,

  • Newsmakers 2013 Cumulation

    Newsmakers 2013 Cumulation

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

  • Nicki Minaj

    Nicki Minaj

    Profiles the life and career of hip-hop artist, Nicki Minaj. Includes her contributions to the hip-hop culture across America.

  • Norse Mythology

    Norse Mythology

    Examines the ancient civilizations and peoples of Norse mythology, to explore and study their religious beliefs and myths.

  • Novels for Students, Vol. 38

    Novels for Students, Vol. 38

    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.

  • Online Schools

    Online Schools

    Explores the impact of advances such as cell phones, portable music players, and online social networks. This volume focuses on computer-assisted instruction and educational technology in detail, tracing the history and scientific breakthroughs leading to its creation.

  • Oscar Pistorius

    Oscar Pistorius

    Discusses the life of South African sprinter, Oscar Pistorius.

  • Ovarian Cancer

    Ovarian Cancer

    Provides information about diseases and disorders, focusing on controversies and first-person accounts. This volume covers symptoms, causes and effects, treatments, cures and medical advances for ovarian cancer.

  • Parenting

    Parenting

    Examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. This volume focuses on how parent's custodial rights can be revoked.

  • Persian Mythology

    Persian Mythology

    Examines the ancient civilizations and peoples of Persian mythology, to explore and study their religious beliefs and myths.

  • Piracy on the High Seas

    Piracy on the High Seas

    Provides an overview of important historical events or periods in world history. This volume focuses on the issue of how maritime piracy, piracy on the high seas, has been and continues to be a serious problem.

  • Poetry for Students, Vol. 39

    Poetry for Students, Vol. 39

    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.

  • Postpartum Depression

    Postpartum Depression

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

  • Poverty in John Steinbecks The Pearl

    Poverty in John Steinbecks The Pearl

    Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of author, John Steinbeck.

  • Prince Harry

    Prince Harry

    Profiles the life of Prince Harry, whose father Charles is the Prince of Wales who will one day take over as the monarch, or ruler, of England.

  • Privacy

    Privacy

    Examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. This volume focuses on the right to privacy, a fundamental right of all Americans, including teenagers.

  • Prohibition

    Prohibition

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

  • Race in John Howard Griffins Black Like Me

    Race in John Howard Griffins Black Like Me

    Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of American journalist and author, John Howard Griffin.

  • Race in Ralph Ellisons Invisible Man

    Race in Ralph Ellisons Invisible Man

    Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of author, Ralph Ellison.

  • Race in William Shakespeares Othello

    Race in William Shakespeares Othello

    Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of writer, William Shakespeare.

  • Race in the Poetry of Langston Hughes

    Race in the Poetry of Langston Hughes

    Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of African American poet, Langston Hughes.

  • Radiation Sickness

    Radiation Sickness

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

  • Religion

    Religion

    Examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. This volumes focus is on religion.

  • Roger Federer

    Roger Federer

    Profiles the life and career of tennis player, Roger Federer, written for young adults.

  • Roller Coasters

    Roller Coasters

    Explores the impact of advances such as cell phones, portable music players, and online social networks. This volume focuses on roller coasters in detail, tracing the history and scientific breakthroughs leading to its development.

  • Roman Mythology

    Roman Mythology

    Examines the ancient civilizations and peoples of Roman mythology, to explore and study their religious beliefs and myths.

  • Ryan Gosling

    Ryan Gosling

    Profiles the life and career of actor Ryan Gosling, written for young adults.

  • Sarah Palin

    Sarah Palin

    Profiles the life and career of political figure Sarah Palin.

  • Search and Seizure

    Search and Seizure

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

  • Self-Incrimination

    Self-Incrimination

    Examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. This volume describes the evolution of the privilege against self-incrimination guaranteed by the Fifth Amendment to the US Constitution.

  • Seth Rogen

    Seth Rogen

    Profiles the life and career of Seth Rogen, standup comic turned movie actor, screenwriter, and film producer.

  • Sex

    Sex

    Examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. This volume focuses on teenage sexuality.

  • Sexuality in William Shakespeares A Midsummer Nights Dream

    Sexuality in William Shakespeares A Midsummer Nights Dream

    Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of writer, William Shakespeare.

  • Sexuality in the Comedies of William Shakespeare

    Sexuality in the Comedies of William Shakespeare

    Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of writer, William Shakespeare.

  • Shaun White

    Shaun White

    Provides an overview of the life of two-time Olympic gold medalist snowboarder, Shaun White.

  • Short Stories for Students, Vol. 34

    Short Stories for Students, Vol. 34

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

  • Skateboarding

    Skateboarding

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

  • Skiing

    Skiing

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

  • Slavery Through the Ages

    Slavery Through the Ages

    Provides an overview of important historical events or periods in world history. This volume focuses on the important dates in history regarding slavery; human beings held against their will.

  • Slavery in Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

    Slavery in Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

    Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of African-American social reformer, orator, writer and statesman, Frederick Douglass.

  • Slavery in Toni Morrisons Beloved

    Slavery in Toni Morrisons Beloved

    Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Nobel Prize in Literature author, Toni Morrison.

  • Sleep Disorders

    Sleep Disorders

    Explores sleep disorders in detail, covering causes and effects, treatments, and medical advances.

  • Sleep Problems

    Sleep Problems

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

  • Social Networking

    Social Networking

    Examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. This volumes focus is on social networking.

  • Something About the Author, Vol. 230

    Something About the Author, Vol. 230

    Provides illustrated biographical articles on authors and illustrators of works for children and young adults, ranging from established award winners to less prominent authors and illustrators whose works are just coming to be recognized, from past centuries through today. Covers such genres as picture books, humor, folk and fairy tales, mystery and adventure, science fiction and fantasy, historical fiction, poetry and nonsense verse, drama, biography, and nonfiction.

  • Space Exploration

    Space Exploration

    Provides an overview of important historical events or periods in world history. This volume focuses on the important dates in history of space exploration, providing a sense of time, place, and chronology through the use of maps and timelines as well as text.

  • Space Sciences, ed. 2

    Space Sciences, ed. 2

    From the history of space exploration to the future of 'space business', this set offers a broad survey of the space sciences. Includes biographies of scientists and the space-related job market.

  • Speech Disorders

    Speech Disorders

    Provides information about diseases and disorders, focusing on controversies and first-person accounts. This volume covers symptoms, causes and effects, treatments, cures and medical advances in speech disorders.

  • Sports Injuries

    Sports Injuries

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

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

    St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture, ed. 2

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

  • Stalins Great Purge

    Stalins Great Purge

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

  • Stephen Colbert

    Stephen Colbert

    Profiles the life and career of comedian Stephen Colbert.

  • Stephenie Meyer

    Stephenie Meyer

    A biography of Stephenie Meyer, a best-selling, world-famous author, written for young adults.

  • Stroke

    Stroke

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

  • Student Movements of the 1960s

    Student Movements of the 1960s

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

  • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

    Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

    Covers symptoms, causes and effects, treatments, cures and medical advances for sudden infant death syndrome.

  • Surfing

    Surfing

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

  • Suzanne Collins

    Suzanne Collins

    Profiles the life and career of author, Suzanne Collins.

  • Taekwondo

    Taekwondo

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

  • Taylor Lautner

    Taylor Lautner

    Profiles the life and career of actor, model, and martial artist, Taylor Lautner.

  • Teen Depression

    Teen Depression

    Explores teen depression in detail, covering its diagnosis, treatments and therapies, and medical advances.

  • Teen Issues in S.E. Hintons The Outsiders

    Teen Issues in S.E. Hintons The Outsiders

    Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of writer, S.E. Hinton.

  • Tennis

    Tennis

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

  • The 1967 Detroit Riots

    The 1967 Detroit Riots

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

  • The 1992 Los Angeles Riots

    The 1992 Los Angeles Riots

    Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume provides a brief overview of the major factors that led to violence in South Los Angeles on April 29, 1992, when a white jury acquitted four white police officers of using excessive force in the beating of African American, Rodney King.

  • The Age of Exploration

    The Age of Exploration

    Provides an overview of important historical events or periods in world history. This volume focuses on the important dates in history during the age of discoveries in geography.

  • The Alamo

    The Alamo

    Provides an overview of important historical events or periods in world history. This volume focuses on an old Spanish Catholic mission called the Alamo and the 187 men who defended it against Mexican troops in 1835.

  • The Arab-Israeli Six-Day War

    The Arab-Israeli Six-Day War

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

  • The Art of Songwriting

    The Art of Songwriting

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

  • The Birth of Modern India

    The Birth of Modern India

    Provides an overview of important historical events or periods in world history. This volume tells the story of how the modern country of India came into existence. It traces the ancient political struggles, along with the more recent struggles that lead to India becoming a colony of Great Britain and eventually an independent country.

  • The Blues

    The Blues

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

  • The Bolshevik Revolution

    The Bolshevik Revolution

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

  • The Bosnian Conflict

    The Bosnian Conflict

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

  • The British Monarchy

    The British Monarchy

    Provides an overview of important historical events or periods in world history. This volume focuses on important dates in the history of the British monarchy.

  • The Challenger Disaster

    The Challenger Disaster

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

  • The College Blue Book, ed. 41

    The College Blue Book, ed. 41

    Guide to thousands of 2- and 4-year schools in the U.S. and Canada. Covers the expected listings and detailed descriptions, degree programs offered, scholarships, and occupational education programs.

  • The Columbine School Shooting

    The Columbine School Shooting

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

  • The Creators and Cast of Glee

    The Creators and Cast of Glee

    Profiles the life and careers of the characters of the musical comedy television show Glee, and its creators and producers.

  • The Cuban Revolution

    The Cuban Revolution

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

  • The Environment in Rachel Carsons Silent Spring

    The Environment in Rachel Carsons Silent Spring

    Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of writer, Rachel Carson.

  • The Food Industry in Eric Schlossers Fast Food Nation

    The Food Industry in Eric Schlossers Fast Food Nation

    Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of journalist and author, Eric Schlosser.

  • The Freedom Rides

    The Freedom Rides

    Places important topics in context so that readers will understand the connection between black history and the sweep of America's story. This volume covers the many acts of violence that were perpetrated against the Freedom Riders on their journey through the South.

  • The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine, ed. 4

    The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine, ed. 4

    Covers all aspects of the subject including therapies, conditions/diseases, herbs/plants, and people. Identifies numerous types of alternative medicine being practiced today, including reflexology, acupressure, acupuncture, chelation therapy, kinesiology, yoga, chiropractic, Feldenkrais, polarity therapy, detoxification, naturopathy, Chinese medicine, biofeedback, Ayurveda and osteopathy.

  • The Gale Encyclopedia of Diets, ed. 2: A Guide to Health and Nutrition

    The Gale Encyclopedia of Diets, ed. 2: A Guide to Health and Nutrition

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

  • The Gale Encyclopedia of Environmental Health

    The Gale Encyclopedia of Environmental Health

    This title covers topics in nursing and allied health written for students and professionals in the field. Alphabetically arranged entries cover topics in body systems and functions, conditions and common diseases, contemporary health care issues and theories, techniques and practices, and devices and equipment. Covers all major health professions, including nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and respiratory therapy.

  • The Gale Encyclopedia of Fitness

    The Gale Encyclopedia of Fitness

    Covers 300 topics on physiology and fitness, including coverage of Healthy People 2010/2020, the nationwide initiative sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to improve the nation's health, as well as topics on diseases and conditions related to fitness.

  • The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health, ed. 3

    The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health, ed. 3

    Provides detailed information on mental disorders and conditions. Also features entries for prescription, alternative and over-the-counter drugs, as well as the various therapies used to treat mental disorders.

  • The Gale Encyclopedia of Neurological Disorders, ed. 2

    The Gale Encyclopedia of Neurological Disorders, ed. 2

    Provides in-depth coverage of neurological diseases and disorders, including stroke, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson disease, Tourette Syndrome, Alzheimer's disease, cerebral palsy, vertigo, amnesia, and epilepsy, targeted to patients, their families and allied health students. Related topics include communication aids, electric personal assistive mobility devices, medications, and the needs of Alzheimer patient caregivers among other

  • The Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health, ed. 3

    The Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health, ed. 3

    This set provides more than 1,000 entries covering topics in nursing and allied health written for students and professionals in the field. Alphabetically arranged entries cover topics in body systems and functions, conditions and common diseases, contemporary health care issues and theories, techniques and practices, and devices and equipment. Covers all major health professions, including nursing, physical therapy, occupational th

  • The Gale Encyclopedia of Public Health

    The Gale Encyclopedia of Public Health

    Alphabetically arranged encyclopedia provides coverage of important public health concerns. Topics include diseases and conditions, health and wellness efforts, nutrition, ethics and law related topics and statistics, sanitation issues, and everyday environmental effects.

  • The Gale Encyclopedia of Science, ed. 5

    The Gale Encyclopedia of Science, ed. 5

    Covers all major areas of science, engineering, technology, as well as mathematics and the medical and health sciences, while providing a comprehensive overview of current scientific knowledge and technology. Entries typically describe scientific concepts, provide overviews of scientific areas and, in some cases, define terms.

  • The Gale Encyclopedia of Surgery and Medical Tests, ed. 3

    The Gale Encyclopedia of Surgery and Medical Tests, ed. 3

    Provides coverage of numerous surgical procedures, medical tests and related topics, such as anesthetics, common lab test and procedures, medications and postoperative care. Entries for medical test and surgical include definition; purpose; demographic information; diagnosis/preparation; aftercare; risks; morbidity and mortality rates; alternatives; and more.

  • The Haiti Earthquake

    The Haiti Earthquake

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

  • The History of Alternative Rock

    The History of Alternative Rock

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

  • The History of American Pop

    The History of American Pop

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

  • The History of Classical Music

    The History of Classical Music

    A factbook on the history of classical music, written for young adults. Presents a history of the form, leading composers and musicians in the form, plus sidebars, quotations, annotated bibliographies, and an index.

  • The History of Country Music

    The History of Country Music

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

  • The History of Gospel Music

    The History of Gospel Music

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

  • The History of Jazz

    The History of Jazz

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

  • The History of Latin Music

    The History of Latin Music

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

  • The History of Medicine

    The History of Medicine

    Examines the history of medicine throughout the ages, even those that existed before recorded history, to explain the phenomena of life, illness, and death.

  • The History of Music Videos

    The History of Music Videos

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

  • The History of Nursing

    The History of Nursing

    Examines the history of nursing throughout the ages, a part of human existence since the appearance of the earliest human societies, and explains the role of caregiver to the sick, injured, poor, and helpless.

  • The History of R&B and Soul Music

    The History of R&B and Soul Music

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

  • The History of Rap and Hip-Hop

    The History of Rap and Hip-Hop

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

  • The History of Rock and Roll

    The History of Rock and Roll

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

  • The History of the Blues

    The History of the Blues

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

  • The Instruments of Music

    The Instruments of Music

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

  • The Internet

    The Internet

    Examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. This volume focuses on struggle to balance the rights of teenagers to use the Internet with the desire to protect them from harm.

  • The Iranian Revolution

    The Iranian Revolution

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

  • The Islamic Empire

    The Islamic Empire

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

  • The Literature of Autobiographical Narrative

    The Literature of Autobiographical Narrative

    This collection examines works that chronicle a life or are compiled from narrated memories. The entries focus on autobiographies, diaries, journals and oral histories from around the world and various time periods to bring us closer to the human experience of history. Some entries look at those who carry on the tradition of oral history, such the West African Griot, Scandinavian Skald, British and Gaelic bards, and Native American

  • The Literature of Propaganda

    The Literature of Propaganda

    Contains 300 entries that explore literary works that deal with propaganda. The set includes a wide variety of genres and has an international scope. It explores the works of authors shaped by a variety of political, social, and economic movements, and places each work in its historical context. Each entry includes an overview of the work, historical context, primary themes and style, and critical discussion.

  • The Literature of War

    The Literature of War

    Provides historical, cultural and social context of works that focus on armed conflict throughout the world and time. It highlights the realities of war, its impact on society, and how it affects our understanding of it.

  • The Manhattan Project

    The Manhattan Project

    Provides an overview of important historical events or periods in world history. This volume focuses on the background to the Manhattan Project; how the project development took form, the people involved in building the atom bomb, and how it led to the end of World War II.

  • The Manifesto in Literature

    The Manifesto in Literature

    Spanning from the earliest published examples dating to 16th C. Europe, through the Declaration of Independence, to the 2006 Euston Manifesto, this work describes the authors and their causes, as well as the social, political, economic philosophies that are behind them. The context of history will play an important role in describing the circumstances of their writing and how they were received and acted upon at the time of writing

  • The Munich Olympics Massacre

    The Munich Olympics Massacre

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

  • The Oklahoma City Bombing

    The Oklahoma City Bombing

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

  • The Red Scare

    The Red Scare

    Provides an overview of important historical events or periods in world history. This volume focuses on the threat of communism and how it affected average Americans; Includes quotations from sources such as diaries, public records, and contemporary chronicles.

  • The Victorian Era

    The Victorian Era

    Provides an overview of important historical events or periods in world history. This volume focuses on the Victorian era in Great Britain, lasting from Queen Victoria's ascension to the throne in 1837 until her death in 1901.

  • The Womens Liberation Movement

    The Womens Liberation Movement

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

  • The Writers Directory, ed. 31

    The Writers Directory, ed. 31

    Features bibliographical, biographical and contact information for living authors worldwide who have at least one English publication. Entries include name, pseudonyms, addresses, citizenship, birth date, specialization, career information and a bibliography.

  • The Writers Directory, ed. 32

    The Writers Directory, ed. 32

    Features bibliographical, biographical and contact information for living authors worldwide who have at least one English publication. Entries include name, pseudonyms, addresses, citizenship, birth date, specialization, career information and a bibliography.

  • Tim Tebow

    Tim Tebow

    Profiles the life and career of professional football player Tim Tebow.

  • Tobacco and Smoking

    Tobacco and Smoking

    Examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. This volume focuses on issues surrounding tobacco use in the context of youths' lives and liberties.

  • Tourette Syndrome

    Tourette Syndrome

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

  • Track and Field

    Track and Field

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

  • Traumatic Brain Injury

    Traumatic Brain Injury

    Covers symptoms, causes and effects, treatments, cures and medical advances for traumatic brain injuries.

  • Twenty-First Century Drama: The First Decade

    Twenty-First Century Drama: The First Decade

    Provides first or unique coverage of both domestic and international works of drama from the first decade of the 21st century, featuring in-depth information on around 175 plays and musicals first produced between the years 2000 and 2009.

  • UXL American Decades: 2000-2009

    UXL American Decades: 2000-2009

    A cross-disciplinary source for a single, consistent reference to document and analyze periods of contemporary American social history. Covers the first decade of the 21st Century and includes key events and social history.

  • UXL Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes, ed. 3

    UXL Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes, ed. 3

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

  • Vaccines

    Vaccines

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

  • Vegan Diets

    Vegan Diets

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

  • VideoHounds Golden Movie Retriever, ed. 2015

    VideoHounds Golden Movie Retriever, ed. 2015

    Reviews movies that are available on DVD or tape. Each entry includes title, alternate title, one-to four-bone rating, year released, MPAA rating, brief review, length, format, country of origin, cast, technical personnel, awards and made-for-television/cable/video designations.

  • Volleyball

    Volleyball

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

  • Walter Dean Myers

    Walter Dean Myers

    Profiles the life and career of the groundbreaking African-American children's and young adults' author, Walter Dean Myers.

  • War in Erich Maria Remarque?s All Quiet on the Western Front

    War in Erich Maria Remarque?s All Quiet on the Western Front

    Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of German author, Eric Maria Remarque.

  • War in Ernest Hemingway?s A Farewell to Arms

    War in Ernest Hemingway?s A Farewell to Arms

    Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of writer, Ernest Hemingway.

  • War in Ernest Hemingway?s For Whom the Bell Tolls

    War in Ernest Hemingway?s For Whom the Bell Tolls

    Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of writer, Ernest Hemingway.

  • Waterborne Illnesses

    Waterborne Illnesses

    Explores the issue of waterborne illnesses in detail, covering their causes, health risks, prevention, and treatment.

  • Watergate

    Watergate

    Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of major factors that contributed to the Republican-backed undercover spy group that broke into Democratic headquarters in June 1972.