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Abortion, ed. 2018, v.
Abortion, ed. 2018, v.

Abortion, ed. 2018, v.

Provides both sides of the divisive argument surrounding abortion. Also includes information on the number and types of abortions performed in the United States, abortion clinics, teen pregnancy and abortion, views of abortion from around the world, religious thoughts on abortion, and legal rulings pertaining to abortion.

African American Eras, ed. , v.
African American Eras, ed. , v.

African American Eras, ed. , v.

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

African American Eras, ed. , v.
African American Eras, ed. , v.

African American Eras, ed. , v.

Covers the time period of 1865 through 1965; topics include the arts, medicine and health, education, religion, government and politics, law, and trade related to the African American experience.

African American Literature, ed. , v.
African American Literature, ed. , v.

African American Literature, ed. , v.

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 literature.

Alcohol, Tobacco, and Illicit Drugs, ed. 2017, v.
Alcohol, Tobacco, and Illicit Drugs, ed. 2017, v.

Alcohol, Tobacco, and Illicit Drugs, ed. 2017, v.

This volume focuses on the social and moral issues surrounding alcohol, tobacco, and illicit drugs.

Amendment XII, ed. , v.
Amendment XII, ed. , v.

Amendment XII, ed. , v.

Presents the Twelfth Amendment in a historical context, examining how it has been tested in the courts and present current controversies and debates. Focuses on the Presidential election process.

Amendment XIII, ed. , v.
Amendment XIII, ed. , v.

Amendment XIII, ed. , v.

Presents the Thirteenth Amendment in a historical context, examining how it has been tested in the courts and present current controversies and debates. Focuses on slavery.

Amendment XIV, ed. , v.
Amendment XIV, ed. , v.

Amendment XIV, ed. , v.

Presents the Fourteenth Amendment in a historical context, examining how it has been tested in the courts and present current controversies and debates. Focuses on equal protection.

Amendment XIV, ed. , v.
Amendment XIV, ed. , v.

Amendment XIV, ed. , v.

Presents the Fourteenth Amendment in a historical context, examining how it has been tested in the courts and present current controversies and debates. Focuses on due process.

Amendment XIV, ed. , v.
Amendment XIV, ed. , v.

Amendment XIV, ed. , v.

Presents the Fourteenth Amendment in a historical context, examining how it has been tested in the courts and present current controversies and debates. Focuses on citizenship.

Amendment XIX, ed. , v.
Amendment XIX, ed. , v.

Amendment XIX, ed. , v.

Presents the Nineteenth Amendment in a historical context, examining how it has been tested in the courts and present current controversies and debates. Focuses on women's voting rights.

Amendment XV, ed. , v.
Amendment XV, ed. , v.

Amendment XV, ed. , v.

Presents the Fifteenth Amendment in a historical context, examining how it has been tested in the courts and present current controversies and debates. Focuses on race and the right to vote.

Amendment XVII, ed. , v.
Amendment XVII, ed. , v.

Amendment XVII, ed. , v.

Presents the Seventeenth Amendment in a historical context, examining how they have been tested in the courts and present current controversies and debates. Focus is on establishing election to the U.S. Senate.

Amendment XVIII and XXI, ed. , v.
Amendment XVIII and XXI, ed. , v.

Amendment XVIII and XXI, ed. , v.

Presents the Eighteenth and Twenty-first Amendments in a historical context, examining how they have been tested in the courts and present current controversies and debates. Focuses on prohibition and repeal.

Amendment XXVI, ed. , v.
Amendment XXVI, ed. , v.

Amendment XXVI, ed. , v.

Presents the Twenty-sixth Amendment in a historical context, examining how it has been tested in the courts and present current controversies and debates. Focuses on lowering the voting age.

American Civil War Reference Library, ed. , v.
American Civil War Reference Library, ed. , v.

American Civil War Reference Library, ed. , v.

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 Counterculture of the 1960s, ed. , v.
American Counterculture of the 1960s, ed. , v.

American Counterculture of the 1960s, ed. , v.

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

American Decades Primary Sources, ed. , v.
American Decades Primary Sources, ed. , v.

American Decades Primary Sources, ed. , v.

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

American Decades Primary Sources, ed. , v. 11
American Decades Primary Sources, ed. , v. 11

American Decades Primary Sources, ed. , v. 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 Decades, ed. , v.
American Decades, ed. , v.

American Decades, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
American Decades, ed. , v.

American Decades, ed. , v.

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 Eras, ed. , v.
American Eras, ed. , v.

American Eras, ed. , v.

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

American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 1
American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 1

American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 1

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

American History Through Literature 1820-1870, ed. , v.
American History Through Literature 1820-1870, ed. , v.

American History Through Literature 1820-1870, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
American History Through Literature 1870-1920, ed. , v.

American History Through Literature 1870-1920, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
American Home Front in World War II, ed. , v.

American Home Front in World War II, ed. , v.

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 Law Yearbook, ed. , v.
American Law Yearbook, ed. , v.

American Law Yearbook, ed. , v.

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. 31, v.
American Men & Women of Science, ed. 31, v.

American Men & Women of Science, ed. 31, v.

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

American Mythology, ed. , v.
American Mythology, ed. , v.

American Mythology, ed. , v.

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

American Revolution Reference Library, ed. , v.
American Revolution Reference Library, ed. , v.

American Revolution Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

Americans at War, ed. , v.
Americans at War, ed. , v.

Americans at War, ed. , v.

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

An Appeal for Justice, ed. , v.
An Appeal for Justice, ed. , v.

An Appeal for Justice, ed. , v.

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.

An Evening's Entertainment, ed. , v.
An Evening's Entertainment, ed. , v.

An Evening's Entertainment, ed. , v.

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

Ancient China, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Ancient China, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Ancient China, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

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

Ancient Egypt, ed. , v.
Ancient Egypt, ed. , v.

Ancient Egypt, ed. , v.

Explores the field of Egyptology and archaeological digs. Covers topics such as pyramids, pharaohs, and mummies in Ancient Egypt.

Ancient Europe, 8000 B.C. to A.D. 1000, ed. , v.
Ancient Europe, 8000 B.C. to A.D. 1000, ed. , v.

Ancient Europe, 8000 B.C. to A.D. 1000, ed. , v.

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 Rome, ed. , v.
Ancient Rome, ed. , v.

Ancient Rome, ed. , v.

Documents ancient Rome and the people who lived there as revealed through the many artifacts they left behind, including shields, swords, tools, toys, cosmetics, and jewelry.

Animal Rights, ed. 2018, v.
Animal Rights, ed. 2018, v.

Animal Rights, ed. 2018, v.

This volume focuses on the social and moral issues surrounding animal rights.

Animals Up Close, ed. , v.
Animals Up Close, ed. , v.

Animals Up Close, ed. , v.

Features close-up images of animals from insects to reptiles to mammals to birds, revealing the colors, textures, and structures of each animal.

Atlas of Ancient Worlds, ed. , v.
Atlas of Ancient Worlds, ed. , v.

Atlas of Ancient Worlds, ed. , v.

Provides facts about Egyptian pharaohs, Japanese dynasties, Peruvian people, and other ancient civilizations.

Baby Animals, ed. , v.
Baby Animals, ed. , v.

Baby Animals, ed. , v.

Introduces toddlers to different kinds of baby animals.

Babylonian Mythology, ed. , v.
Babylonian Mythology, ed. , v.

Babylonian Mythology, ed. , v.

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

Black Literature Criticism, ed. 2, v.
Black Literature Criticism, ed. 2, v.

Black Literature Criticism, ed. 2, v.

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.

Body Systems, ed. , v.
Body Systems, ed. , v.

Body Systems, ed. , v.

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.

Boom and Bust, ed. , v.
Boom and Bust, ed. , v.

Boom and Bust, ed. , v.

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

Bowling, Beatniks, and Bell-Bottoms, ed. 2, v.
Bowling, Beatniks, and Bell-Bottoms, ed. 2, v.

Bowling, Beatniks, and Bell-Bottoms, ed. 2, v.

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, ed. , v.
British Mythology, ed. , v.

British Mythology, ed. , v.

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

Buddhism, ed. , v.
Buddhism, ed. , v.

Buddhism, ed. , v.

Provides an introduction to Buddhism, discussing the history, beliefs, key figures, and practices of the religion.

Bugs, ed. , v.
Bugs, ed. , v.

Bugs, ed. , v.

Describes a variety of insects and their behavior, discussing metamorphosis, camouflage, defenses, and their benefits to people.

Building the Panama Canal, ed. , v.
Building the Panama Canal, ed. , v.

Building the Panama Canal, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
Bullying, ed. , v.

Bullying, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding bullying and provides an overview of the topic.

Bunny, ed. , v.
Bunny, ed. , v.

Bunny, ed. , v.

Follows the growth and development of a bunny from birth to six weeks old.

Business Plans Handbook, ed. , v. 48
Business Plans Handbook, ed. , v. 48

Business Plans Handbook, ed. , v. 48

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.

Butterfly & Moth, ed. , v.
Butterfly & Moth, ed. , v.

Butterfly & Moth, ed. , v.

Explores the behavior and life cycles of butterflies and moths, examining mating rituals, camouflage, habitat, and growth from pupa to larva to adult.

Butterfly, ed. , v.
Butterfly, ed. , v.

Butterfly, ed. , v.

Follows the growth and development of the butterfly from a caterpillar into a butterfly.

Canada, ed. , v.
Canada, ed. , v.

Canada, ed. , v.

Provides background information on the history, geography, and people of Canada; describes the major sights, and suggests hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities of each province.

Capital Punishment, ed. 2018, v.
Capital Punishment, ed. 2018, v.

Capital Punishment, ed. 2018, v.

This volume covers the history of capital punishment plus discussions of numerous court cases, legal decisions, and historical statistics. Also includes information about execution methods, minors and the death penalty, public attitudes, and capital punishment around the world.

Capitalism, ed. , v.
Capitalism, ed. , v.

Capitalism, ed. , v.

Examines the issue of capitalism from a variety of international perspectives.

Career Information Center, ed. 10, v.
Career Information Center, ed. 10, v.

Career Information Center, ed. 10, v.

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, audio/visual materials, and organizations.

Career and Technical Education, ed. , v.
Career and Technical Education, ed. , v.

Career and Technical Education, ed. , v.

Explores the issues surrounding career and technical education. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance.

Careers and Occupations, ed. 2016, v.
Careers and Occupations, ed. 2016, v.

Careers and Occupations, ed. 2016, v.

Examines various trends in careers and occupations in America. Provides the latest information on what Americans do for a living, how much they earn, how they find work, and what factors influence these key issues.

Castle and Knight, ed. , v.
Castle and Knight, ed. , v.

Castle and Knight, ed. , v.

Explores the world of knights and castles.

Castle, ed. , v.
Castle, ed. , v.

Castle, ed. , v.

Explores how castles were built to house hundreds of people and animals, the important rooms, the people who lived in them, and what castle life was like.

Cat, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Cat, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Cat, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Covers the anatomy, behavior, habitats, and other aspects of wild and domestic cats.

Censorship in Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451, ed. , v.
Censorship in Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451, ed. , v.

Censorship in Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451, ed. , v.

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

Cesar Millan, ed. , v.
Cesar Millan, ed. , v.

Cesar Millan, ed. , v.

Profiles the life and career of professional dog trainer, Cesar Millan.

Checks and Balances: The Three Branches of the American Government, ed. , v.
Checks and Balances: The Three Branches of the American Government, ed. , v.

Checks and Balances: The Three Branches of the American Government, ed. , v.

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.

Cheerleading, ed. , v.
Cheerleading, ed. , v.

Cheerleading, ed. , v.

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.

Chemical Compounds, ed. , v.
Chemical Compounds, ed. , v.

Chemical Compounds, ed. , v.

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 scientists who made them.

Chemical Elements, ed. 2, v.
Chemical Elements, ed. 2, v.

Chemical Elements, ed. 2, v.

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

Chernobyl, ed. , v.
Chernobyl, ed. , v.

Chernobyl, ed. , v.

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

Chicago, ed. , v.
Chicago, ed. , v.

Chicago, ed. , v.

Provides background information on Chicago; recommends the 10 best restaurants, bars, hotels, entertainment, and outdoor activities, along with information on trip planning, nightlife, and shopping.

Chick, ed. , v.
Chick, ed. , v.

Chick, ed. , v.

Shows the development of a chick from hatching to eight weeks old.

Child Abuse and Domestic Violence, ed. 2017, v.
Child Abuse and Domestic Violence, ed. 2017, v.

Child Abuse and Domestic Violence, ed. 2017, v.

Provides information on the prevalence, causes, and devastating consequences of this type of violence. Also covers the challenges that domestic violence and child abuse pose to the legal system.

Child Labor, ed. , v.
Child Labor, ed. , v.

Child Labor, ed. , v.

Explores the issues surrounding child labor. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance.

Childhood Obesity, ed. , v.
Childhood Obesity, ed. , v.

Childhood Obesity, ed. , v.

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

Children's Book of Art, ed. , v.
Children's Book of Art, ed. , v.

Children's Book of Art, ed. , v.

Covers important art movements from the Renaissance to Rococo as well as the great artists from these eras.

Children's Illustrated Encyclopedia, ed. , v.
Children's Illustrated Encyclopedia, ed. , v.

Children's Illustrated Encyclopedia, ed. , v.

Covers entries ranging from Abolitionist Movement to Zoos.

Children's Literature Review, ed. , v. 93
Children's Literature Review, ed. , v. 93

Children's Literature Review, ed. , v. 93

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.

Cholera, ed. , v.
Cholera, ed. , v.

Cholera, ed. , v.

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

Civil Liberties, ed. , v.
Civil Liberties, ed. , v.

Civil Liberties, ed. , v.

Examines the issue of civil liberties from a variety of international perspectives.

Class Conflict in Charles Dickens's A Tale of Two Cities, ed. , v.
Class Conflict in Charles Dickens's A Tale of Two Cities, ed. , v.

Class Conflict in Charles Dickens's A Tale of Two Cities, ed. , v.

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

Class Conflict in Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights, ed. , v.
Class Conflict in Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights, ed. , v.

Class Conflict in Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights, ed. , v.

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

Cliques, ed. , v.
Cliques, ed. , v.

Cliques, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding cliques and provides an overview of the topic.

Cold War Reference Library, ed. , v.
Cold War Reference Library, ed. , v.

Cold War Reference Library, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
Colonial America Reference Library, ed. , v.

Colonial America Reference Library, ed. , v.

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.

Colonialism in Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness, ed. , v.
Colonialism in Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness, ed. , v.

Colonialism in Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness, ed. , v.

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

Coming of Age in Sue Monk Kidd's The Secret Lives of Bees, ed. , v.
Coming of Age in Sue Monk Kidd's The Secret Lives of Bees, ed. , v.

Coming of Age in Sue Monk Kidd's The Secret Lives of Bees, ed. , v.

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

Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography, ed. , v.
Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography, ed. , v.

Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography, ed. , v.

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.

Computer Sciences, ed. 2, v.
Computer Sciences, ed. 2, v.

Computer Sciences, ed. 2, v.

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.

Concise Major 21st Century Writers, ed. , v.
Concise Major 21st Century Writers, ed. , v.

Concise Major 21st Century Writers, ed. , v.

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, v.
Constitutional Amendments, ed. 2, v.

Constitutional Amendments, ed. 2, v.

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 Authors, New Revision Series, ed. , v. 114
Contemporary Authors, New Revision Series, ed. , v. 114

Contemporary Authors, New Revision Series, ed. , v. 114

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 Authors, ed. , v. 206
Contemporary Authors, ed. , v. 206

Contemporary Authors, ed. , v. 206

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 Black Biography, ed. , v. 42
Contemporary Black Biography, ed. , v. 42

Contemporary Black Biography, ed. , v. 42

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, v.
Contemporary Fashion, ed. 2, v.

Contemporary Fashion, ed. 2, v.

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, ed. , v. 1
Contemporary Hispanic Biography, ed. , v. 1

Contemporary Hispanic Biography, ed. , v. 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 Musicians, ed. , v. 45
Contemporary Musicians, ed. , v. 45

Contemporary Musicians, ed. , v. 45

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 Novelists, ed. 7, v.
Contemporary Novelists, ed. 7, v.

Contemporary Novelists, ed. 7, v.

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

Contemporary Poets, ed. 7, v.
Contemporary Poets, ed. 7, v.

Contemporary Poets, ed. 7, v.

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

Contemporary Theatre, Film and Television, ed. , v. 53
Contemporary Theatre, Film and Television, ed. , v. 53

Contemporary Theatre, Film and Television, ed. , v. 53

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

Corporate Disasters, ed. , v.
Corporate Disasters, ed. , v.

Corporate Disasters, ed. , v.

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

Crime, Prisons, and Jails, ed. 2017, v.
Crime, Prisons, and Jails, ed. 2017, v.

Crime, Prisons, and Jails, ed. 2017, v.

This volume focuses on the social and moral issues surrounding crime, prisons, and jails.

Crohn's Disease, ed. , v.
Crohn's Disease, ed. , v.

Crohn's Disease, ed. , v.

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

Cryptology, ed. , v.
Cryptology, ed. , v.

Cryptology, ed. , v.

Explores the world of cryptology, the writing of disguised messages, and cryptanalysis, the cracking of the codes or ciphers used during cryptography to reveal the original message. Includes explanations of scientific and legal processes.

Cults, ed. , v.
Cults, ed. , v.

Cults, ed. , v.

Explores the issues surrounding cults. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance.

Cybercrime, ed. , v.
Cybercrime, ed. , v.

Cybercrime, ed. , v.

Examines the issue of cybercrime from a variety of international perspectives.

Cycling, ed. , v.
Cycling, ed. , v.

Cycling, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
Cystic Fibrosis, ed. , v.

Cystic Fibrosis, ed. , v.

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

D-Day, ed. , v.
D-Day, ed. , v.

D-Day, ed. , v.

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.

Da Vinci and His Times, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Da Vinci and His Times, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Da Vinci and His Times, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Explores the life and times of the great painter, scientist, philosopher, and engineer Leonardo da Vinci.

Dangerous Dinosaurs Q&A, ed. , v.
Dangerous Dinosaurs Q&A, ed. , v.

Dangerous Dinosaurs Q&A, ed. , v.

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.

Dating, ed. , v.
Dating, ed. , v.

Dating, ed. , v.

Presents differing views on the various social aspects of dating. Examines the enormous debate over whether the emergence of hookup culture is positive or negative, whether it hurts girls or empowers them, and whether it dangerously erodes the fabric of society or is the natural outcome of a society inching closer to gender equality.

David Petraeus, ed. , v.
David Petraeus, ed. , v.

David Petraeus, ed. , v.

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

Death and Dying, ed. 2018, v.
Death and Dying, ed. 2018, v.

Death and Dying, ed. 2018, v.

Examines how Americans deal with death, with a particular focus on the highly charged political and moral issues of living wills, life-sustaining treatments, end-of-life care funding, and physician assisted suicide.

Debt, ed. , v.
Debt, ed. , v.

Debt, ed. , v.

Explores the issues surrounding debt by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Democracy in the Poetry of Walt Whitman, ed. , v.
Democracy in the Poetry of Walt Whitman, ed. , v.

Democracy in the Poetry of Walt Whitman, ed. , v.

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

Democracy, ed. , v.
Democracy, ed. , v.

Democracy, ed. , v.

Examines the issue of democracy from a variety of international perspectives.

Depression in Sylvia Plath's The Bell Jar, ed. , v.
Depression in Sylvia Plath's The Bell Jar, ed. , v.

Depression in Sylvia Plath's The Bell Jar, ed. , v.

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

Desert, ed. , v.
Desert, ed. , v.

Desert, ed. , v.

Explores the Earth's driest regions from the Sahara to the Australian Great Sandy. Investigates how people, animals, and plants cope in this arid environment.

Development of the Industrial U.S. Reference Library, ed. , v.
Development of the Industrial U.S. Reference Library, ed. , v.

Development of the Industrial U.S. Reference Library, ed. , v.

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.

Dictionary of American History, ed. 3, v.
Dictionary of American History, ed. 3, v.

Dictionary of American History, ed. 3, v.

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 Women Worldwide: 25,000 Women Through the Ages, ed. , v.
Dictionary of Women Worldwide: 25,000 Women Through the Ages, ed. , v.

Dictionary of Women Worldwide: 25,000 Women Through the Ages, ed. , v.

This dictionary contains more than 20,000 brief biographical entries on women, including thousands of entries on non-U.S. figures.

Dinosaur Atlas, ed. , v.
Dinosaur Atlas, ed. , v.

Dinosaur Atlas, ed. , v.

Find out what the world was like millions of years ago by exploring the prehistoric continents to see how and where dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals lived.

Dinosaur, ed. , v.
Dinosaur, ed. , v.

Dinosaur, ed. , v.

Covers the world of the dinosaur, focusing on their teeth, feet, eggs, and fossils.

Disabilities, ed. , v.
Disabilities, ed. , v.

Disabilities, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
Disasters, ed. , v.

Disasters, ed. , v.

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

Discipline and Punishment, ed. , v.
Discipline and Punishment, ed. , v.

Discipline and Punishment, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
Discrimination, ed. , v.

Discrimination, ed. , v.

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.

Dog, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Dog, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Dog, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Covers the evolutionary history of the entire dog family, their domestication, anatomy, behavior, and breeds, highlighting the many ways in which they have helped people throughout history.

Drama for Students, ed. , v. 17
Drama for Students, ed. , v. 17

Drama for Students, ed. , v. 17

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, ed. , v.
Dress, ed. , v.

Dress, ed. , v.

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.

Dropping Out of School, ed. , v.
Dropping Out of School, ed. , v.

Dropping Out of School, ed. , v.

Explores the issues surrounding school dropouts. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance.

Drug Abuse, ed. , v.
Drug Abuse, ed. , v.

Drug Abuse, ed. , v.

Explores the issues surrounding teenage drug abuse. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance.

Drug Legalization, ed. , v.
Drug Legalization, ed. , v.

Drug Legalization, ed. , v.

Explores the issues surrounding drug legalization by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Drunk Driving, ed. , v.
Drunk Driving, ed. , v.

Drunk Driving, ed. , v.

Explores the issues surrounding drunk driving. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance.

Duck, ed. , v.
Duck, ed. , v.

Duck, ed. , v.

Shows the development of a duckling from hatching to eight weeks old.

Eagle & Birds of Prey, ed. , v.
Eagle & Birds of Prey, ed. , v.

Eagle & Birds of Prey, ed. , v.

Describes the anatomy, hunting techniques, mating, nesting, and eating habits of birds of prey, as well as their techniques for stalking, catching and killing their quarry.

Earthquakes and Other Natural Disasters, ed. , v.
Earthquakes and Other Natural Disasters, ed. , v.

Earthquakes and Other Natural Disasters, ed. , v.

Describes natural disasters which have occurred in various places throughout the world.

Education in America, ed. 2018, v.
Education in America, ed. 2018, v.

Education in America, ed. 2018, v.

Areas covered include an overview of American education; primary, elementary, and secondary schools; public versus private schooling; special education; education of gifted children; testing and achievement of students; national education goals; and 'at-risk' students. Discusses colleges and universities; issues such as home schooling, school choice, and vouchers; trends in teacher supply and demand; and public opinions about education.

Education, ed. 2012, v.
Education, ed. 2012, v.

Education, ed. 2012, v.

Areas covered include an overview of American education; primary, elementary, and secondary schools; public versus private schooling; special education; education of gifted children; testing and achievement of students; national education goals; and 'at-risk' students. Discusses colleges and universities; issues such as home schooling, school choice, and vouchers; trends in teacher supply and demand; and public opinions about education.

Egyptian Mythology, ed. , v.
Egyptian Mythology, ed. , v.

Egyptian Mythology, ed. , v.

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

Electronic America, 2017, ed. 2017, v.
Electronic America, 2017, ed. 2017, v.

Electronic America, 2017, ed. 2017, v.

Discusses how the United States has been affected by the rapid development and adoption of new electronic devices, programs, and other technologies.

Elizabethan World Reference Library, ed. , v.
Elizabethan World Reference Library, ed. , v.

Elizabethan World Reference Library, ed. , v.

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.

Encyclopaedia Judaica, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopaedia Judaica, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopaedia Judaica, ed. 2, v.

Provides an exhaustive and organized overview of Jewish life and knowledge from the Second Temple period to the contemporary State of Israel, from Rabbinic to modern Yiddish literature, from Kabbalah to 'Americana' and from Zionism to the contribution of Jews to world cultures, Encyclopaedia Judaica, 2nd edition is important to scholars, general readers and students.

Encyclopedia of Buddhism, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Buddhism, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Buddhism, ed. , v.

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 religions.

Encyclopedia of Business and Finance, ed. 3, v.
Encyclopedia of Business and Finance, ed. 3, v.

Encyclopedia of Business and Finance, ed. 3, v.

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 Global Brands, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of Global Brands, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of Global Brands, ed. 2, v.

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 (Campaigns), ed. , v. 4
Encyclopedia of Major Marketing Strategies (Campaigns), ed. , v. 4

Encyclopedia of Major Marketing Strategies (Campaigns), ed. , v. 4

This title provides international coverage through essays on some of the top recent global and emerging brands. 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 often described as 'war stories' by professors.

Encyclopedia of Management, ed. 8, v.
Encyclopedia of Management, ed. 8, v.

Encyclopedia of Management, ed. 8, v.

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 Philosophy, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of Philosophy, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of Philosophy, ed. 2, v.

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 Western Colonialism since 1450, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Western Colonialism since 1450, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Western Colonialism since 1450, ed. , v.

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, v.
Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 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 the American Revolution: Library of Military History, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of the American Revolution: Library of Military History, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of the American Revolution: Library of Military History, ed. , v.

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.

Endangered Species, ed. 2016, v.
Endangered Species, ed. 2016, v.

Endangered Species, ed. 2016, v.

Discusses what has been done to protect endangered species in the United States and around the world, and examines the debate over what future actions are warranted.

Energy, ed. 2017, v.
Energy, ed. 2017, v.

Energy, ed. 2017, v.

Presents the latest information on U.S. energy consumption and production, compared with years past. Controversial issues such as the U.S. dependence on foreign oil, the possibility of exhausting fossil fuel supplies, and the harm done to the environment by mining, drilling, and pollution are explored.

Epics for Students, ed. 2, v.
Epics for Students, ed. 2, v.

Epics for Students, ed. 2, v.

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

Equestrian, ed. , v.
Equestrian, ed. , v.

Equestrian, ed. , v.

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.

Eruption! The Story of Volcanoes, ed. , v.
Eruption! The Story of Volcanoes, ed. , v.

Eruption! The Story of Volcanoes, ed. , v.

Describes volcano eruptions that have occurred in various places throughout the world.

Europe 1789-1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of Industry and Empire, ed. , v.
Europe 1789-1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of Industry and Empire, ed. , v.

Europe 1789-1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of Industry and Empire, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
Europe Since 1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of War and Reconstruction, ed. , v.

Europe Since 1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of War and Reconstruction, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
Europe, 1450 to 1789, ed. , v.

Europe, 1450 to 1789, ed. , v.

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.

Everest, ed. , v.
Everest, ed. , v.

Everest, ed. , v.

Provides information on Everest and mountains around the world. Includes sections on mountain climbing gear, the Winter Olympics, and alpine conservation.

Exercise Addiction, ed. , v.
Exercise Addiction, ed. , v.

Exercise Addiction, ed. , v.

Explores exercise addiction in detail, covering its causes, diagnosis, and treatments.

Exercise and Fitness, ed. , v.
Exercise and Fitness, ed. , v.

Exercise and Fitness, ed. , v.

Explores the issues surrounding exercise and fitness for children. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance.

Experiment Central, ed. 2, v.
Experiment Central, ed. 2, v.

Experiment Central, ed. 2, v.

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, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Explorer, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Explorer, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Covers many types of exploration including early expeditions across the globe, space exploration, and deep sea exploration.

Explorer, ed. , v.
Explorer, ed. , v.

Explorer, ed. , v.

Charts the journeys of intrepid travelers, from Marco Polo to Neil Armstrong, looking at the challenges they faced and the discoveries they made.

Extreme Weather, ed. , v.
Extreme Weather, ed. , v.

Extreme Weather, ed. , v.

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

Family Dysfunction in Tennessee Williams's The Glass Menagerie, ed. , v.
Family Dysfunction in Tennessee Williams's The Glass Menagerie, ed. , v.

Family Dysfunction in Tennessee Williams's The Glass Menagerie, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
Family Dysfunction in William Faulkner’s As I Lay Dying, ed. , v.

Family Dysfunction in William Faulkner’s As I Lay Dying, ed. , v.

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

Family Violence, ed. , v.
Family Violence, ed. , v.

Family Violence, ed. , v.

Examines the issue of family violence from a variety of international perspectives.

Family in Society: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.
Family in Society: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

Family in Society: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

Provides primary source documents focused family in society in the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. 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. International in scope.

Farm, ed. , v.
Farm, ed. , v.

Farm, ed. , v.

Introduces toddlers to different things one can find on a farm.

Farming and the Food Supply, ed. , v.
Farming and the Food Supply, ed. , v.

Farming and the Food Supply, ed. , v.

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

Fashion, Costume, and Culture, ed. 2, v.
Fashion, Costume, and Culture, ed. 2, v.

Fashion, Costume, and Culture, ed. 2, v.

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 traditions, customs, rituals, and practices.

Fast Food, ed. , v.
Fast Food, ed. , v.

Fast Food, ed. , v.

Explores the issues surrounding the fast food industry by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Feminism in Literature: A Gale Critical Companion, ed. , v.
Feminism in Literature: A Gale Critical Companion, ed. , v.

Feminism in Literature: A Gale Critical Companion, ed. , v.

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.

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, ed. , v.
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, ed. , v.

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, ed. , v.

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

Figure Skating, ed. , v.
Figure Skating, ed. , v.

Figure Skating, ed. , v.

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.

First Garden Activity Book, ed. , v.
First Garden Activity Book, ed. , v.

First Garden Activity Book, ed. , v.

Teaches young gardeners how to growing plants and includes projects to enjoy with easy-to-follow ideas.

Flag, ed. , v.
Flag, ed. , v.

Flag, ed. , v.

Covers flags from countries all over the world, including special flags such as signal flags for ships and boats, flags for special festivals and sports, political flags and coats of arms.

Food Allergies, ed. , v.
Food Allergies, ed. , v.

Food Allergies, ed. , v.

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

Food Myths and Facts, ed. , v.
Food Myths and Facts, ed. , v.

Food Myths and Facts, ed. , v.

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

Food Regulation and Safety, ed. , v.
Food Regulation and Safety, ed. , v.

Food Regulation and Safety, ed. , v.

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

Food Safety, ed. , v.
Food Safety, ed. , v.

Food Safety, ed. , v.

Explores the issues surrounding food safety by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Food, ed. , v.
Food, ed. , v.

Food, ed. , v.

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

Food-Borne Diseases, ed. , v.
Food-Borne Diseases, ed. , v.

Food-Borne Diseases, ed. , v.

Covers symptoms, causes and effects, treatments, cures and medical advances for food-borne diseases.

Football, ed. , v.
Football, ed. , v.

Football, ed. , v.

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.

Forest, ed. , v.
Forest, ed. , v.

Forest, ed. , v.

Introduces characteristics of different kinds of forests found around the world, the plants and animals that populate them, and how they are endangered.

Fossil, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Fossil, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Fossil, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Introduces fossilized shells, bones, skulls, teeth, and plants to young readers and explains what they tell us about earlier eras.

Fox, ed. , v.
Fox, ed. , v.

Fox, ed. , v.

Shows the development of a red fox from birth to twelve weeks old.

Free at Last, ed. , v.
Free at Last, ed. , v.

Free at Last, ed. , v.

Features a biography of the civil rights leader, covering his childhood, leadership, powerful speeches, assassination, and greatest influences.

Freedom of Assembly and Association, ed. , v.
Freedom of Assembly and Association, ed. , v.

Freedom of Assembly and Association, ed. , v.

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.

Freedom of Assembly and Petition, ed. , v.
Freedom of Assembly and Petition, ed. , v.

Freedom of Assembly and Petition, ed. , v.

Covers the historical development of the right of assembly and petition, how the Supreme Court defines the rights of assembly and association, and the role of assembly and petition in social movements.

French and Indian War, ed. , v.
French and Indian War, ed. , v.

French and Indian War, ed. , v.

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.

Frog, ed. , v.
Frog, ed. , v.

Frog, ed. , v.

Shows the development of a frog from the egg stage through its first year.

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Cultural Transformation, ed. , v.
Gale Business Insights Handbook of Cultural Transformation, ed. , v.

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Cultural Transformation, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
Gale Business Insights Handbook of Global Business Law, ed. , v.

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Global Business Law, ed. , v.

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 Investment Research, ed. , v.
Gale Business Insights Handbook of Investment Research, ed. , v.

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Investment Research, ed. , v.

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 American Literature, ed. , v.
Gale Contextual Encyclopedia of American Literature, ed. , v.

Gale Contextual Encyclopedia of American Literature, ed. , v.

Covers American authors from many periods and genres, building a broad understanding of the various contexts - from the biographical to the literary to the historical - in which literature can be viewed.

Gale Contextual Encyclopedia of World Literature, ed. , v.
Gale Contextual Encyclopedia of World Literature, ed. , v.

Gale Contextual Encyclopedia of World Literature, ed. , v.

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

Gale Encyclopedia of American Law, ed. 3, v.
Gale Encyclopedia of American Law, ed. 3, v.

Gale Encyclopedia of American Law, ed. 3, v.

Covers today's leading cases, major statutes, legal terms and concepts, notable persons involved with the law, and important documents. Includes topics such as the Americans with Disabilities Act, capital punishment, domestic violence, gay and lesbian rights, physician-assisted suicide and more.

Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law, ed. 3, v.
Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law, ed. 3, v.

Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law, ed. 3, v.

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 and regulations vary from state to state.

Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America, ed. 3, v.
Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America, ed. 3, v.

Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America, ed. 3, v.

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, ed. , v.
Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. History, ed. , v.

Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. History, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. History, ed. , v.

Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. History, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
Gale Encyclopedia of World History, ed. , v.

Gale Encyclopedia of World History, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
Gale Encyclopedia of World History, ed. , v.

Gale Encyclopedia of World History, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
Gale Library of Daily Life, ed. , v.

Gale Library of Daily Life, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
Gale Library of Daily Life, ed. , v.

Gale Library of Daily Life, ed. , v.

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.

Gambling in America, ed. , v.
Gambling in America, ed. , v.

Gambling in America, ed. , v.

A compilation of current and historical statistics with analysis on gambling, including a comprehensive summary of up-to-date research on the topic. Data are compiled from reports generated by branches of the U.S. government, information collected by major independent polling organizations and authoritative associations, and from professional journals, newspapers, pamphlets, and other reliable sources related to the subject.

Gambling in America, ed. 2018, v.
Gambling in America, ed. 2018, v.

Gambling in America, ed. 2018, v.

A compilation of current and historical statistics with analysis on gambling, including a comprehensive summary of up-to-date research on the topic. Data are compiled from reports generated by branches of the U.S. government, information collected by major independent polling organizations and authoritative associations, and from professional journals, newspapers, pamphlets, and other reliable sources related to the subject.

Gender Issues and Sexuality: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.
Gender Issues and Sexuality: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

Gender Issues and Sexuality: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

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.

Gender in Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, ed. , v.
Gender in Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, ed. , v.

Gender in Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, ed. , v.

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

Genetics and Genetic Engineering, ed. 2017, v.
Genetics and Genetic Engineering, ed. 2017, v.

Genetics and Genetic Engineering, ed. 2017, v.

This volume focuses on the social and moral issues surrounding genetics and genetic engineering.

Genghis Khan and the Mongol Empire, ed. , v.
Genghis Khan and the Mongol Empire, ed. , v.

Genghis Khan and the Mongol Empire, ed. , v.

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

Genocide in Anne Frank's The Diary of a Young Girl, ed. , v.
Genocide in Anne Frank's The Diary of a Young Girl, ed. , v.

Genocide in Anne Frank's The Diary of a Young Girl, ed. , v.

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.

Genocide, ed. , v.
Genocide, ed. , v.

Genocide, ed. , v.

Examines the issue of genocide from a variety of international perspectives.

Gilded Age and Progressive Era Reference Library, ed. , v.
Gilded Age and Progressive Era Reference Library, ed. , v.

Gilded Age and Progressive Era Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

Girls and Sports, ed. , v.
Girls and Sports, ed. , v.

Girls and Sports, ed. , v.

Explores the issues surrounding girls and sports. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance.

Global Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) History, ed. , v.
Global Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) History, ed. , v.

Global Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) History, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia covers LGBTQ topics in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, and the Middle East, as well as North America, and takes an interdisciplinary approach to the subject, using film, literature, human rights, politics, landmark legislation, activism, the arts, language, sports, and historical events as points of entry into the content.

Global Events, ed. , v.
Global Events, ed. , v.

Global Events, ed. , v.

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.

Gothic Literature: A Gale Critical Companion, ed. , v.
Gothic Literature: A Gale Critical Companion, ed. , v.

Gothic Literature: A Gale Critical Companion, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
Government, Politics, and Protest: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

Government, Politics, and Protest: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

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

Grand Design, ed. , v.
Grand Design, ed. , v.

Grand Design, ed. , v.

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

Great Depression and the New Deal Reference Library, ed. , v.
Great Depression and the New Deal Reference Library, ed. , v.

Great Depression and the New Deal Reference Library, ed. , v.

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 general audiences.

Great Musicians, ed. , v.
Great Musicians, ed. , v.

Great Musicians, ed. , v.

Covers history's greatest music makers, from Beethoven to the Beatles.

Greek Mythology, ed. , v.
Greek Mythology, ed. , v.

Greek Mythology, ed. , v.

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

Grow It, Cook It, ed. , v.
Grow It, Cook It, ed. , v.

Grow It, Cook It, ed. , v.

Offers a fresh approach to healthy eating by getting children involved in food right from the start. Children will learn that when they eat a carrot, they're biting into a root; salads are made up of leaves; and berries are the fruit and seeds of plants, encouraging an early appreciation of food and its origins.

Growing Old in America, ed. 2018, v.
Growing Old in America, ed. 2018, v.

Growing Old in America, ed. 2018, v.

Explores the current condition of growing old in the United States. Includes the economic status of older people; Medicare and Medicaid; the living arrangements of older adults; working and retirement; and the education levels, voting trends, and political behavior of older Americans. Physical and mental health problems; drug and alcohol abuse; care for seniors; crime; and death and dying are also covered.

Growing Up, ed. 2017, v.
Growing Up, ed. 2017, v.

Growing Up, ed. 2017, v.

This volume focuses on the social and moral issues surrounding America's youth.

Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia, ed. , v.
Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia, ed. , v.

Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia, ed. , v.

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

Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia, ed. , v.
Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia, ed. , v.

Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia, ed. , v.

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.

Gun Control, ed. 2017, v.
Gun Control, ed. 2017, v.

Gun Control, ed. 2017, v.

A compilation of current and historical statistics with analysis on gun control, including a comprehensive summary of up-to-date research on the topic. Data are compiled from reports generated by branches of the U.S. government, information collected by major independent polling organizations and authoritative associations, and from professional journals, newspapers, pamphlets, and other reliable sources related to the subject.

Gymnastics, ed. , v.
Gymnastics, ed. , v.

Gymnastics, ed. , v.

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 gymnastics.

HIV/AIDS, ed. 2016, v.
HIV/AIDS, ed. 2016, v.

HIV/AIDS, ed. 2016, v.

Includes information on the nature of AIDS/HIV and the AIDS epidemic; symptoms and transmittal; patterns and trends in AIDS/HIV surveillance; populations at risk; children, adolescents, and AIDS/HIV; AIDS/HIV cost and treatment; people living with AIDS/HIV; testing, prevention, and education; HIV and AIDS worldwide; and knowledge, awareness, behavior, and opinion of those affected by AIDS/HIV.

Harlem Renaissance, ed. , v.
Harlem Renaissance, ed. , v.

Harlem Renaissance, ed. , v.

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 in Antiquity through the Middle Ages, ed. , v.
Health and Wellness in Antiquity through the Middle Ages, ed. , v.

Health and Wellness in Antiquity through the Middle Ages, ed. , v.

This book offers an international historical perspective, which allows for greater comparative and critical understanding of how different cultural beliefs influenced the development and management of health care.

Health and Wellness in Colonial America, ed. , v.
Health and Wellness in Colonial America, ed. , v.

Health and Wellness in Colonial America, ed. , v.

This book provides a comprehensive introduction to medical practices among Anglo-Americans, Native Americans, and African Americans during the colonial period, covering everything from dentistry to childcare practices to witchcraft.

Health and Wellness, ed. 2016, v.
Health and Wellness, ed. 2016, v.

Health and Wellness, ed. 2016, v.

Examines health and wellness among Americans, including the ways in which illness is currently prevented, identified, and treated. Describes the most common types of chronic, degenerative, genetic, and infectious diseases, as well as the concepts of mental health and illness. Covers both traditional and alternative medicine.

Historic Events for Students: The Great Depression, ed. , v.
Historic Events for Students: The Great Depression, ed. , v.

Historic Events for Students: The Great Depression, ed. , v.

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

Historical Dictionary of Catholicism, ed. 2, v.
Historical Dictionary of Catholicism, ed. 2, v.

Historical Dictionary of Catholicism, ed. 2, v.

Contains more than 500 alphabetical, cross-referenced entries covering persons, organizations, places, events, titles, and concepts. Includes appendixes on popes, ecumenical councils, the documents of Vatican Council II, major papal encyclicals, and Catholic prayers, and a comprehensive bibliography.

Historical Dictionary of Islamic Fundamentalism, ed. , v.
Historical Dictionary of Islamic Fundamentalism, ed. , v.

Historical Dictionary of Islamic Fundamentalism, ed. , v.

Provides a comprehensive and detailed examination into Islam as a religion, Islam as a government, and Islam as a way of life. It is a thorough analysis of various groups, events, movements, key figures, and dogmas that have influenced contemporary Islamic Fundamentalism.

Historical Dictionary of New Religious Movements, ed. 2, v.
Historical Dictionary of New Religious Movements, ed. 2, v.

Historical Dictionary of New Religious Movements, ed. 2, v.

Traces the rise and development of new religious movements throughout the world. The dictionary section consists of close to 600 cross-referenced entries on key figures, ideas, themes, and places related to various new religious movements.

Historical Dictionary of Witchcraft, ed. 2, v.
Historical Dictionary of Witchcraft, ed. 2, v.

Historical Dictionary of Witchcraft, ed. 2, v.

Covers the history of witchcraft from 1750 B.C.E. though the modern day. Includes a chronology, an introductory essay, and an extensive bibliography featuring cross-referenced entries on witch hunts, witchcraft trials, and related practices around the world.

History Behind the Headlines, ed. , v.
History Behind the Headlines, ed. , v.

History Behind the Headlines, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v. 1
History in Dispute, ed. , v. 1

History in Dispute, ed. , v. 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, ed. , v.
History of World Trade Since 1450, ed. , v.

History of World Trade Since 1450, ed. , v.

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.

Hoarding, ed. , v.
Hoarding, ed. , v.

Hoarding, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding hoarding and provides an overview of the topic.

Holidays, Festivals, and Celebrations of the World Dictionary, ed. 3, v.
Holidays, Festivals, and Celebrations of the World Dictionary, ed. 3, v.

Holidays, Festivals, and Celebrations of the World Dictionary, ed. 3, v.

Describes 2,500 holidays, festivals, commemorations, holy days, feasts and fasts, and other observances from all parts of the world. Entries cover popular, ethnic, religious, and historic events of international, national, regional, and local significance.

Homelessness, ed. , v.
Homelessness, ed. , v.

Homelessness, ed. , v.

Explores the issue of homelessness by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Horse, ed. , v.
Horse, ed. , v.

Horse, ed. , v.

Covers the different types, physical characteristics, behavior, senses, and uses of horses.

How to Be a Genius, ed. , v.
How to Be a Genius, ed. , v.

How to Be a Genius, ed. , v.

Explores the working of the brain, the potential of the mind and how the brain makes a person unique. Includes puzzles, games, and optical illusions.

Human Geography, ed. , v.
Human Geography, ed. , v.

Human Geography, ed. , v.

Provides insight into both regional and global issues by addressing fundamental and advanced topics critical to the study of human geography and places special emphasis on exploring the impact of human habitation and economic activity on the environment.

Human and Civil Rights: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.
Human and Civil Rights: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

Human and Civil Rights: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

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.

Industrial Revolution Reference Library, ed. , v.
Industrial Revolution Reference Library, ed. , v.

Industrial Revolution Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

Influenza Pandemics, ed. , v.
Influenza Pandemics, ed. , v.

Influenza Pandemics, ed. , v.

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

Innovation Masters, ed. , v.
Innovation Masters, ed. , v.

Innovation Masters, ed. , v.

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.

Insect, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Insect, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Insect, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Features the busy world of insects. Discover their structure, history, and fascinating variety.

International Directory of Company Histories, ed. , v. 83
International Directory of Company Histories, ed. , v. 83

International Directory of Company Histories, ed. , v. 83

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, ed. , v.
Internment of Japanese Americans, ed. , v.

Internment of Japanese Americans, ed. , v.

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.

Invention, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Invention, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Invention, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Explores such inventions as the wheel, gears, levers, clocks, telephones, and rocket engines.

Investigating the Mafia, ed. , v.
Investigating the Mafia, ed. , v.

Investigating the Mafia, ed. , v.

Focuses on investigating the Mafia and bringing its group of highly organized criminals to justice.

James Cameron, ed. , v.
James Cameron, ed. , v.

James Cameron, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
James Forman and SNCC, ed. , v.

James Forman and SNCC, ed. , v.

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.

Jamie Oliver, ed. , v.
Jamie Oliver, ed. , v.

Jamie Oliver, ed. , v.

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

Jane Lynch, ed. , v.
Jane Lynch, ed. , v.

Jane Lynch, ed. , v.

Profiles the life and career of actress, Jane Lynch.

Japanese-American Internment during World War II, ed. , v.
Japanese-American Internment during World War II, ed. , v.

Japanese-American Internment during World War II, ed. , v.

An authoritative overview that explains how the attack on Pearl Harbor led to the evacuation and internment of Japanese immigrants and Japanese Americans, details living conditions in the camps, and discusses the economic, emotional and physical toll on interned Japanese-Americans.

Jazz, ed. , v.
Jazz, ed. , v.

Jazz, ed. , v.

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

Jungle, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Jungle, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Jungle, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Examines the plants, animals, and insects found in the world's tropical rain forests.

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

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

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, v.
Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Cultures, ed. 2, v.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Cultures, ed. 2, v.

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, ed. , v.
Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Holidays, ed. , v.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Holidays, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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, v.
Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations, ed. 6, v.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations, ed. 6, v.

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, v.
Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the States, ed. 6, v.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the States, ed. 6, v.

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.

Junk Food Junkies, ed. , v.
Junk Food Junkies, ed. , v.

Junk Food Junkies, ed. , v.

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

Juvenile Crime, ed. , v.
Juvenile Crime, ed. , v.

Juvenile Crime, ed. , v.

Examines the issue of juvenile crime from a variety of international perspectives.

Juvenile Justice, ed. , v.
Juvenile Justice, ed. , v.

Juvenile Justice, ed. , v.

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.

Kitten, ed. , v.
Kitten, ed. , v.

Kitten, ed. , v.

Shows the development of a kitten from birth to ten weeks old.

Knight, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Knight, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Knight, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Explores what life was like for knights in medieval times. Covers topics such as battles, hunting, weaponry, armor, jousting, and castles.

Korean War Reference Library, ed. , v.
Korean War Reference Library, ed. , v.

Korean War Reference Library, ed. , v.

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.

Lamb, Rev, ed. , v.
Lamb, Rev, ed. , v.

Lamb, Rev, ed. , v.

Depicts the growth and development of a lamb from its first hours of life to twelve weeks old.

Landmarks in African American History, ed. , v.
Landmarks in African American History, ed. , v.

Landmarks in African American History, ed. , v.

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.

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

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

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, ed. , v.
Learning About the Holocaust, ed. , v.

Learning About the Holocaust, ed. , v.

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

Legal and Illegal Immigration, ed. 2017, v.
Legal and Illegal Immigration, ed. 2017, v.

Legal and Illegal Immigration, ed. 2017, v.

This volume focuses on the social and moral issues surrounding legal and illegal immigration.

Lindsey Vonn, ed. , v.
Lindsey Vonn, ed. , v.

Lindsey Vonn, ed. , v.

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

Major 21st-Century Writers, ed. , v.
Major 21st-Century Writers, ed. , v.

Major 21st-Century Writers, ed. , v.

Contains detailed biographical and bibliographical information on the most-studied authors at the turn of the twenty-first century. More than 1,000 fully-updated entries cover the most influential contemporary writers and their careers through 2004.

Mammal, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Mammal, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Mammal, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Examines the world of mammals, depicting their development, feeding habits, courtship rituals, protective behavior, and physical adaptation to their various ways of life.

Mammals, ed. , v.
Mammals, ed. , v.

Mammals, ed. , v.

Presents an overview of mammals, including their history, various kinds, physical characteristics, behavior, and endangered and extinct species.

Mathematics, ed. , v.
Mathematics, ed. , v.

Mathematics, ed. , v.

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.

Maya Civilization, ed. , v.
Maya Civilization, ed. , v.

Maya Civilization, ed. , v.

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

Mayan Mythology, ed. , v.
Mayan Mythology, ed. , v.

Mayan Mythology, ed. , v.

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

Mexican-American War, ed. , v.
Mexican-American War, ed. , v.

Mexican-American War, ed. , v.

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.

Middle Ages Reference Library, ed. , v.
Middle Ages Reference Library, ed. , v.

Middle Ages Reference Library, ed. , v.

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.

Miley Cyrus, ed. , v.
Miley Cyrus, ed. , v.

Miley Cyrus, ed. , v.

Profiles the life and career of singer and actress Miley Cyrus.

Mouse, ed. , v.
Mouse, ed. , v.

Mouse, ed. , v.

Shows the development of a mouse from birth to eight weeks old.

Muammar Qaddafi, ed. , v.
Muammar Qaddafi, ed. , v.

Muammar Qaddafi, ed. , v.

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

Music, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Music, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Music, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Covers the history of music, how instruments are made, and how they have evolved today.

Native American Mythology, ed. , v.
Native American Mythology, ed. , v.

Native American Mythology, ed. , v.

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

Nicki Minaj, ed. , v.
Nicki Minaj, ed. , v.

Nicki Minaj, ed. , v.

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

Nobel Prize Laureates in Literature, Part 1, ed. , v.
Nobel Prize Laureates in Literature, Part 1, ed. , v.

Nobel Prize Laureates in Literature, Part 1, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
Nobel Prize Laureates in Literature, Part 2, ed. , v.

Nobel Prize Laureates in Literature, Part 2, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
Nobel Prize Laureates in Literature, Part 3, ed. , v.

Nobel Prize Laureates in Literature, Part 3, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
Nobel Prize Laureates in Literature, Part 4, ed. , v.

Nobel Prize Laureates in Literature, Part 4, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
Nonfiction Classics for Students, ed. , v.

Nonfiction Classics for Students, ed. , v.

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

Norse Mythology, ed. , v.
Norse Mythology, ed. , v.

Norse Mythology, ed. , v.

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

North American Indian, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
North American Indian, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

North American Indian, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Covers the customs and traditions of many North American Indians including those of the Great Plains, Southwest, Great Lakes region, and the far North.

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 17
Novels for Students, ed. , v. 17

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 17

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.

Persian Mythology, ed. , v.
Persian Mythology, ed. , v.

Persian Mythology, ed. , v.

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

Peterson’s ACT Prep Guide, ed. 4, v.
Peterson’s ACT Prep Guide, ed. 4, v.

Peterson’s ACT Prep Guide, ed. 4, v.

This guide provides full-length practice tests, additional exercise sections, practice questions, and expert strategies to help score high on the ACT exam. With chapter summaries and bulleted road maps, it creates a user-friendly experience that makes it easy to prepare for the test at your own pace.

Pig, ed. , v.
Pig, ed. , v.

Pig, ed. , v.

Charts the early stages of a young pig's life.

Piracy on the High Seas, ed. , v.
Piracy on the High Seas, ed. , v.

Piracy on the High Seas, ed. , v.

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.

Pirate, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Pirate, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Pirate, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Covers the bloodthirsty activities of pirates, from the barbarous corsairs of the Mediterranean to the cutthroat buccaneers of the Spanish Main.

Piratepedia, ed. , v.
Piratepedia, ed. , v.

Piratepedia, ed. , v.

Covers the pirate world of the past, featuring high-sea rogues, their vessels, hideouts, cunning adventures, and gnarly ends by combining facts and classic fiction.

Pirates Through the Ages Reference Library, ed. , v.
Pirates Through the Ages Reference Library, ed. , v.

Pirates Through the Ages Reference Library, ed. , v.

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.

Plague, ed. , v.
Plague, ed. , v.

Plague, ed. , v.

Explores plague in detail, covering its history, its current existence in the world, and the impact it could have on the future.

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 18
Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 18

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 18

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.

Pony, ed. , v.
Pony, ed. , v.

Pony, ed. , v.

Charts the early stages of a young pony's life.

Poverty in John Steinbeck's The Pearl, ed. , v.
Poverty in John Steinbeck's The Pearl, ed. , v.

Poverty in John Steinbeck's The Pearl, ed. , v.

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

Prehistory, ed. , v.
Prehistory, ed. , v.

Prehistory, ed. , v.

Covers the early life of our planet and the plants and animals that thrived here. Includes behemoth vegetarians, scrappy carnivores, huge leafy plants, and violent storms, which all played a role in making Earth what it is today.

Princess Diana, ed. , v.
Princess Diana, ed. , v.

Princess Diana, ed. , v.

Features the biography of the English princess who died tragically yet remains a pop culture icon.

Prohibition, ed. , v.
Prohibition, ed. , v.

Prohibition, ed. , v.

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.

Provence & the Côte d'Azur, ed. , v.
Provence & the Côte d'Azur, ed. , v.

Provence & the Côte d'Azur, ed. , v.

Provides background information on Provence & The Côte D'Azur; recommends the 10 best restaurants, bars, hotels, entertainment, and outdoor activities, along with information on trip planning, nightlife, and shopping.

Puppy, ed. , v.
Puppy, ed. , v.

Puppy, ed. , v.

Depicts the growth and development of a puppy from its first day alive to its eighth week.

Race and Ethnicity in America, ed. 2018, v.
Race and Ethnicity in America, ed. 2018, v.

Race and Ethnicity in America, ed. 2018, v.

Examines the differences between minority groups and white Americans across the economic, political, and social spectrums. Explores the experience of African-Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans, Asian-Americans, and other minority groups living in the United States.

Race in John Howard Griffin's Black Like Me, ed. , v.
Race in John Howard Griffin's Black Like Me, ed. , v.

Race in John Howard Griffin's Black Like Me, ed. , v.

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

Race in Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man, ed. , v.
Race in Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man, ed. , v.

Race in Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man, ed. , v.

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

Race in William Shakespeare's Othello, ed. , v.
Race in William Shakespeare's Othello, ed. , v.

Race in William Shakespeare's Othello, ed. , v.

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

Race in the Poetry of Langston Hughes, ed. , v.
Race in the Poetry of Langston Hughes, ed. , v.

Race in the Poetry of Langston Hughes, ed. , v.

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

Reconstruction Era Reference Library, ed. , v.
Reconstruction Era Reference Library, ed. , v.

Reconstruction Era Reference Library, ed. , v.

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.

Renaissance and Reformation Reference Library, ed. , v.
Renaissance and Reformation Reference Library, ed. , v.

Renaissance and Reformation Reference Library, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
Renaissance: An Encyclopedia for Students, ed. , v.

Renaissance: An Encyclopedia for Students, ed. , v.

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.

Roaring Twenties Reference Library, ed. , v.
Roaring Twenties Reference Library, ed. , v.

Roaring Twenties Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

Roman Mythology, ed. , v.
Roman Mythology, ed. , v.

Roman Mythology, ed. , v.

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

Rome, ed. , v.
Rome, ed. , v.

Rome, ed. , v.

Provides background information on Rome; recommends the 10 best restaurants, bars, hotels, entertainment, and outdoor activities, along with information on trip planning, nightlife, and shopping.

Sarah Palin, ed. , v.
Sarah Palin, ed. , v.

Sarah Palin, ed. , v.

Profiles the life and career of political figure Sarah Palin.

Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, ed. 37, v.
Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, ed. 37, v.

Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, ed. 37, v.

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.

Scribner Writers Online Series, ed. , v.
Scribner Writers Online Series, ed. , v.

Scribner Writers Online Series, ed. , v.

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.

Seashore, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Seashore, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Seashore, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Features the animal inhabitants of the seashore, including fish, crustaceans, snails, and shorebirds.

Sexuality in William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, ed. , v.
Sexuality in William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, ed. , v.

Sexuality in William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, ed. , v.

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

Shakespeare for Students, ed. 2, v.
Shakespeare for Students, ed. 2, v.

Shakespeare for Students, ed. 2, v.

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

Shakespeare, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Shakespeare, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Shakespeare, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Presents the life and work of the English playwright William Shakespeare and provides information about the theater of sixteenth-century London.

Shaping of America, 1783-1815 Reference Library, ed. , v.
Shaping of America, 1783-1815 Reference Library, ed. , v.

Shaping of America, 1783-1815 Reference Library, ed. , v.

This collection chronicles and illustrates the important period between 1783-1815 when America forged its place at home and on the international stage.

Shaun White, ed. , v.
Shaun White, ed. , v.

Shaun White, ed. , v.

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

Shipwreck, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Shipwreck, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Shipwreck, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Explores shipwrecks throughout history and the artifacts and treasure that they have left undersea.

Short Stories for Students, ed. , v. 17
Short Stories for Students, ed. , v. 17

Short Stories for Students, ed. , v. 17

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

Slavery Through the Ages, ed. , v.
Slavery Through the Ages, ed. , v.

Slavery Through the Ages, ed. , v.

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 Toni Morrison's Beloved, ed. , v.
Slavery in Toni Morrison's Beloved, ed. , v.

Slavery in Toni Morrison's Beloved, ed. , v.

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

Small Business Sourcebook, ed. 37, v.
Small Business Sourcebook, ed. 37, v.

Small Business Sourcebook, ed. 37, v.

Designed to facilitate the start-up, development and growth of specific small businesses, as well as similar listings for general small business topics. Entries are provided on a state-by-state basis; also included are relevant U.S. federal government agencies and branch offices.

Social Welfare, ed. 2018, v.
Social Welfare, ed. 2018, v.

Social Welfare, ed. 2018, v.

This volume focuses on the social and moral issues surrounding America's homeless.

Something About the Author, ed. , v. 148
Something About the Author, ed. , v. 148

Something About the Author, ed. , v. 148

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.

South Africa, ed. , v.
South Africa, ed. , v.

South Africa, ed. , v.

Examines the genocide and persecution of South African people, providing an historical background on Apartheid, a 'separateness' of the races, beginning in 1948.

Space Exploration, ed. , v.
Space Exploration, ed. , v.

Space Exploration, ed. , v.

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 Exploration, ed. 2016, v.
Space Exploration, ed. 2016, v.

Space Exploration, ed. 2016, v.

Examines numerous aspects of space exploration. Presents the facts on space exploration's successes and failures, and the questions that surround them.

Spain, ed. , v.
Spain, ed. , v.

Spain, ed. , v.

Provides background information on Spain; describes the architecture, culture and history; explores the highlights of each region of the country and recommends hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.

Spanish-American War, ed. , v.
Spanish-American War, ed. , v.

Spanish-American War, ed. , v.

Covers the underlying causes of the Spanish American war, the battles, and the resolution of the conflict with the signing of the Treaty of Paris.

Spike Lee, ed. , v.
Spike Lee, ed. , v.

Spike Lee, ed. , v.

Profiles the life and career of Spike Lee, the most prominent African American filmmaker in the United States. His films have dealt with questions of race, identity, relationships, and politics.

Sports Injuries, ed. , v.
Sports Injuries, ed. , v.

Sports Injuries, ed. , v.

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

Sports Violence, ed. , v.
Sports Violence, ed. , v.

Sports Violence, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding violence in the world of sports and provides an overview of the topic. Violence in sports exists in nearly every major sport and is present at every level of sports from youth leagues to professional ranks and is defined as any act by a player that has the intent to inflict pain or injury to an opponent.

Sports and Athletes, ed. , v.
Sports and Athletes, ed. , v.

Sports and Athletes, ed. , v.

Explores the issues surrounding sports and athletes by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Sports in America, ed. 2018, v.
Sports in America, ed. 2018, v.

Sports in America, ed. 2018, v.

Explores the role of sports in American society. Covers participation and attendance at sporting events; the sports industry; illegal gambling and performance-enhancing drugs; and student athletes.

St. James Encyclopedia of Labor History Worldwide, ed. , v.
St. James Encyclopedia of Labor History Worldwide, ed. , v.

St. James Encyclopedia of Labor History Worldwide, ed. , v.

The 2-vol. St. James Encyclopedia of Labor History Worldwide provides in-depth analysis of more than 300 key events in labor history over the last 200 years, focusing on the relevance of these events to both the labor movement as a whole and to societal changes around the world.

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

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

Covers topics and persons in major areas of popular culture: film, music, print culture, social life, sports, television and radio, and art and performance (including theater, dance, stand-up comedy, and other live performance).

Stalin's Great Purge, ed. , v.
Stalin's Great Purge, ed. , v.

Stalin's Great Purge, ed. , v.

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.

Student Movements of the 1960s, ed. , v.
Student Movements of the 1960s, ed. , v.

Student Movements of the 1960s, ed. , v.

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.

Submarine, ed. , v.
Submarine, ed. , v.

Submarine, ed. , v.

Features how submersible vessels work and what it's like to live underwater.

Super Structures, ed. , v.
Super Structures, ed. , v.

Super Structures, ed. , v.

Provides an introduction to historic buildings, unusual buildings, and buildings of the future.

Supreme Court Drama, ed. 2, v.
Supreme Court Drama, ed. 2, v.

Supreme Court Drama, ed. 2, v.

Profiles major U.S. Supreme Court decisions that have made a significant impact on American society. Each volume is organized by broad legal principles such as individual liberties, criminal justice and family law, equal protection and civil rights, and business and government law. Within this framework, case entries are arranged under the more specific legal issue to which they relate, such as affirmative action, capital punishment, freedom of speech, and monopolies.

Swimming, ed. , v.
Swimming, ed. , v.

Swimming, ed. , v.

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 swimming.

Teen Driving, ed. , v.
Teen Driving, ed. , v.

Teen Driving, ed. , v.

Presents readings from a variety of perspectives that allow readers to better understand and navigate the topic of teen driving.

Teen Issues in S.E. Hinton's The Outsiders, ed. , v.
Teen Issues in S.E. Hinton's The Outsiders, ed. , v.

Teen Issues in S.E. Hinton's The Outsiders, ed. , v.

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

Tennis, ed. , v.
Tennis, ed. , v.

Tennis, ed. , v.

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.

Terrorism Reference Library, ed. , v.
Terrorism Reference Library, ed. , v.

Terrorism Reference Library, ed. , v.

This 3-vol. set provides students with an understanding of the complex issue of global terrorism.

Terrorism, ed. , v.
Terrorism, ed. , v.

Terrorism, ed. , v.

Explores the issue of terrorism by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Terrorism, ed. , v.
Terrorism, ed. , v.

Terrorism, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding terrorism and provides an overview of the topic.

Terrorism: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.
Terrorism: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

Terrorism: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

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.

Terrorists and Terrorist Groups, ed. , v.
Terrorists and Terrorist Groups, ed. , v.

Terrorists and Terrorist Groups, ed. , v.

A factbook on terrorist and terrorist groups throughout history, written for young adults. Provides information on individuals and groups who carried out extremist actions in history.

The 1967 Detroit Riots, ed. , v.
The 1967 Detroit Riots, ed. , v.

The 1967 Detroit Riots, ed. , v.

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 9/11 Investigation, ed. , v.
The 9/11 Investigation, ed. , v.

The 9/11 Investigation, ed. , v.

Offers explanations of the scientific and legal processes used in the investigation into the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.

The African American Almanac, ed. 11, v.
The African American Almanac, ed. 11, v.

The African American Almanac, ed. 11, v.

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.

The African-American Years: Chronologies of American History and Experience, ed. , v.
The African-American Years: Chronologies of American History and Experience, ed. , v.

The African-American Years: Chronologies of American History and Experience, ed. , v.

Discusses the history of African Americans from pre-colonial times to the present. Includes memoirs, letters, family histories, newspapers, oral histories, and city directories, providing historical evidence to help understand and interpret past events. For high school and college students, as well as general readers.

The Age of Exploration, ed. , v.
The Age of Exploration, ed. , v.

The Age of Exploration, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
The Alamo, ed. , v.

The Alamo, ed. , v.

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 American Economy, ed. 2018, v.
The American Economy, ed. 2018, v.

The American Economy, ed. 2018, v.

Describes the vast size and scope of the American economy, explains how it functions, and examines some of the challenges it faces, such as inflation, government regulation, off-shoring, and corporate scandals.

The Ancient Near East, ed. , v.
The Ancient Near East, ed. , v.

The Ancient Near East, ed. , v.

Provides an overview of Egypt, Mesopotamia, Iran/Persia, and the Arabian Peninsula, covering more than 4,000 years, from the Early Bronze Age to 325 B.C.E.

The Apollo 11 Moon Landing, ed. , v.
The Apollo 11 Moon Landing, ed. , v.

The Apollo 11 Moon Landing, ed. , v.

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

The Aptitude Test Workbook, ed. , v.
The Aptitude Test Workbook, ed. , v.

The Aptitude Test Workbook, ed. , v.

Provides preparation for psychometric testing used by organizations and educational institutions to determine candidates' abilities. Contains sample tests with numerous questions - verbal, numerical, perceptual, spatial and practical.

The Arab-Israeli Conflict, ed. , v.
The Arab-Israeli Conflict, ed. , v.

The Arab-Israeli Conflict, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding the Arab-Israeli conflict from a variety of international perspectives.

The Arab-Israeli Six-Day War, ed. , v.
The Arab-Israeli Six-Day War, ed. , v.

The Arab-Israeli Six-Day War, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
The Art of Songwriting, ed. , v.

The Art of Songwriting, ed. , v.

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 Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, ed. , v.
The Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, ed. , v.

The Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, ed. , v.

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

The BP Oil Spill, ed. , v.
The BP Oil Spill, ed. , v.

The BP Oil Spill, ed. , v.

Provides model essays on a current controversial issue guiding students in writing a five-paragraph essay, including persuasive, descriptive, expository and cause-and-effect essays. Includes guided reading and discussion questions to help students understand the essays themselves and target persuasive techniques authors use to compose convincing arguments. This volume covers the 2010 BP (British Petroleum) oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

The Battle of Gettysburg, ed. , v.
The Battle of Gettysburg, ed. , v.

The Battle of Gettysburg, ed. , v.

Provides a detailed account of the American Civil War and the importance of the Battle of Gettysburg. Examines the forces that contributed to the war and the legacy of the Civil War.

The Bill of Rights, ed. , v.
The Bill of Rights, ed. , v.

The Bill of Rights, ed. , v.

Multi-volume series that highlights the living and breathing nature of the Bill of Rights. Traces evolution of the freedoms codified in the first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution throughout American history to the present. Includes discussion and chronology of relevant Supreme Court rulings, as well as analysis of key controversies or perspectives. Secondary sources, including magazine articles and book excerpts, add an additional layer of analysis and commentary.

The Black Death, ed. , v.
The Black Death, ed. , v.

The Black Death, ed. , v.

Provides an overview of important historical events or periods in world history. This volume focuses on the highly contagious disease called bubonic plague, also referred to as 'the black death', from the past to the present, and features quotations from sources such as diaries, public records, and contemporary chronicles.