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(Re)designing Argumentation Writing Units for Grades 5–12
(Re)designing Argumentation Writing Units for Grades 5–12

(Re)designing Argumentation Writing Units for Grades 5–12

This guide offers practical recommendations, strategies, and tips for establishing argumentation units of instruction that empower students to artfully and logically present and convince others of their position.

100 Americans Making Constitutional History
100 Americans Making Constitutional History

100 Americans Making Constitutional History

Profiles the key people behind some of the most important U.S. Supreme Court cases. Explores the social and political context behind landmark Court decisions.

100 People Who Made History
100 People Who Made History

100 People Who Made History

Presents brief profiles of one hundred inventors, philosophers, economists, politicians, explorers, and other individuals who have made an impact on history, discussing the achievements of Aristotle, Mark Zuckerberg, Marie Curie, Pele, and others from various industries.

101 Best Websites for Principals, ed. 3
101 Best Websites for Principals, ed. 3

101 Best Websites for Principals, ed. 3

Offers busy principals an updated guide to the most relevant and useful Web-based resources.

200+ Proven Strategies for Teaching Reading, Grades K-8
200+ Proven Strategies for Teaching Reading, Grades K-8

200+ Proven Strategies for Teaching Reading, Grades K-8

This book provides K-8 teachers with practical strategies to motivate all students to develop their reading abilities across grade levels and content areas.

9/11 and the Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq
9/11 and the Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq

9/11 and the Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq

Analyzes the complex causes and effects of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks both domestically and internationally, and examines the subsequent wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

A Brief History of Afghanistan, ed. 2
A Brief History of Afghanistan, ed. 2

A Brief History of Afghanistan, ed. 2

Provides an overview of the history of Afghanistan and places the political, economic, and cultural events of today into a broad historical context.

A Brief History of Argentina, ed. 2
A Brief History of Argentina, ed. 2

A Brief History of Argentina, ed. 2

Provides an overview of the history of Argentina and places the political, economic, and cultural events of today into a broad historical context.

A Brief History of Australia
A Brief History of Australia

A Brief History of Australia

Provides an overview of the history of Australia and places the political, economic, and cultural events of today into a broad historical context.

A Brief History of Bolivia, ed. 2
A Brief History of Bolivia, ed. 2

A Brief History of Bolivia, ed. 2

Provides an overview of the history of Bolivia and places the political, economic, and cultural events of today into a broad historical context.

A Brief History of France
A Brief History of France

A Brief History of France

Provides an overview of the history of France and places the political, economic, and cultural events of today into a broad historical context.

A Brief History of Germany
A Brief History of Germany

A Brief History of Germany

Provides an overview of the history of Germany and places the political, economic, and cultural events of today into a broad historical context.

A Brief History of India, ed. 2
A Brief History of India, ed. 2

A Brief History of India, ed. 2

Provides an overview of the history of India and places the political, economic, and cultural events of today into a broad historical context.

A Brief History of Peru, ed. 2
A Brief History of Peru, ed. 2

A Brief History of Peru, ed. 2

Provides an overview of the history of Peru and places the political, economic, and cultural events of today into a broad historical context.

A Brief History of Saudi Arabia, ed. 2
A Brief History of Saudi Arabia, ed. 2

A Brief History of Saudi Arabia, ed. 2

Provides an overview of the history of Saudi Arabia and places the political, economic, and cultural events of today into a broad historical context.

A Companion to the History of Economic Thought
A Companion to the History of Economic Thought

A Companion to the History of Economic Thought

This companion offers a comprehensive and sophisticated exploration of the history of economic thought. The volume has a threefold focus: the history of economic thought, the history of economics as a discipline, and the historiography of economic thought.

A Dictionary of Hinduism
A Dictionary of Hinduism

A Dictionary of Hinduism

Covers all aspects of Hinduism, including practices, festivals, beliefs, gods, sacred sites, languages, and religious texts.

A Financial History of Modern U.S. Corporate Scandals
A Financial History of Modern U.S. Corporate Scandals

A Financial History of Modern U.S. Corporate Scandals

A reference for students, faculty, and professionals of American corporate governance, modern financial history, and securities law. It begins with an examination of the collapse of the Enron Corporation and other financial scandals that arose in the wake of the market downturn of 2000.

A Financial History of the United States
A Financial History of the United States

A Financial History of the United States

This encyclopedic work focuses on the growth and expansion of United States banking, securities, and insurance from the colonial period right up to the incredible growth of the stock market during the 1990s and the attack on the World Trade Center in 2001. A choice outstanding academic title.

A Financial History of the United States
A Financial History of the United States

A Financial History of the United States

Provides a comprehensive financial history of the United States which focuses on the growth and expansion of banking, securities, and insurance from the colonial period right up to the incredible growth of the stock market during the 1990s and the attack on the World Trade Center in 2001.

A Handbook for Mathematics in a PLC at Work™, Grades 6–8
A Handbook for Mathematics in a PLC at Work™, Grades 6–8

A Handbook for Mathematics in a PLC at Work™, Grades 6–8

In this text, teachers will: learn 10 high-leverage team actions for grades 6–8 mathematics instruction and assessment; how to focus curriculum to heighten student achievement; discover the actions their teams should take before a unit of instruction begins, as well as the actions and formative assessments that should occur during instruction; and examine how to most effectively reflect on assessment results, and prepare for the next unit of instruction.

A Handbook for Mathematics in a PLC at Work™, Grades K-5
A Handbook for Mathematics in a PLC at Work™, Grades K-5

A Handbook for Mathematics in a PLC at Work™, Grades K-5

In this text, teachers will: learn 10 high-leverage team actions for grades K-5 mathematics instruction and assessment; how to focus curriculum to heighten student achievement; discover the actions their teams should take before a unit of instruction begins, as well as the actions and formative assessments that should occur during instruction; and examine how to most effectively reflect on assessment results, and prepare for the next unit of instruction.

A Handbook for Mathematics in a PLC at Work™, High School
A Handbook for Mathematics in a PLC at Work™, High School

A Handbook for Mathematics in a PLC at Work™, High School

In this text, teachers will: learn 10 high-leverage team actions for grades 9-12 mathematics instruction and assessment; how to focus curriculum to heighten student achievement; discover the actions their teams should take before a unit of instruction begins, as well as the actions and formative assessments that should occur during instruction; and examine how to most effectively reflect on assessment results, and prepare for the next unit of instruction.

A Handbook for Mathematics in a PLC at Work™, Leader's Guide
A Handbook for Mathematics in a PLC at Work™, Leader's Guide

A Handbook for Mathematics in a PLC at Work™, Leader's Guide

In this text, teachers will: learn 10 high-leverage team actions for mathematics instruction and assessment; how to focus curriculum to heighten student achievement; discover the actions their teams should take before a unit of instruction begins, as well as the actions and formative assessments that should occur during instruction; and examine how to most effectively reflect on assessment results, and prepare for the next unit of instruction.

A Handbook for the Art and Science of Teaching
A Handbook for the Art and Science of Teaching

A Handbook for the Art and Science of Teaching

An in-depth resource for workshops, professional learning communities, teacher training, and self-help. Topics include how to establish good classroom management and effective relationships with students.

A History of War Resistance in America
A History of War Resistance in America

A History of War Resistance in America

Examines the roots of warfare and the development of the peace movement in America from the Colonial period through the Vietnam War.

A History of the U.S. Political System
A History of the U.S. Political System

A History of the U.S. Political System

Combines unique historical analysis, scholarly essays, and primary source documents to explore the evolution of ideas and institutions that have shaped American government and Americans' political behavior.

A House Divided during the Civil War Era
A House Divided during the Civil War Era

A House Divided during the Civil War Era

Recounts events during the Civil War, providing alternate outcomes had key events turned out differently, and how they might have changed the course of American history.

A Leader's Guide to Excellence in Every Classroom
A Leader's Guide to Excellence in Every Classroom

A Leader's Guide to Excellence in Every Classroom

This resource examines the Hierarchy of Instructional Excellence, which prioritizes the order of teacher development for ultimate success.

A Mind for Mathematics
A Mind for Mathematics

A Mind for Mathematics

This text breaks down the complex components of mathematics teaching and divides them into practical strategies. Combining research, useful tactics, and examples from K–6 classrooms, the book includes reflection questions, action tasks, and activities to inspire and engage mathematical minds.

A New Pot of Gold
A New Pot of Gold

A New Pot of Gold

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

A New Way
A New Way

A New Way

This book explores the PLC process and shows how it can reshape the way university and college leaders work together to drive student achievement.

A Practical Guide to Planning Interventions and Monitoring Progress
A Practical Guide to Planning Interventions and Monitoring Progress

A Practical Guide to Planning Interventions and Monitoring Progress

This book presents strategies for designing and measuring effective classroom interventions. The author offers teachers, individualized education program coordinators, and administrators research-based strategies and tools to create and document individualized plans that support response to intervention efforts and IEPs.

A School Leader's Guide to Standards-Based Grading
A School Leader's Guide to Standards-Based Grading

A School Leader's Guide to Standards-Based Grading

This book shows educators how to accurately report students’ academic strengths and weaknesses with standards-based grading, rather than using traditional systems that incorporate non-academic factors such as attendance and behavior. Reliable, practical methods for analyzing what students have learned, and effective strategies for offering students feedback on their progress, are also presented.

A Teacher's Guide to Multisensory Learning
A Teacher's Guide to Multisensory Learning

A Teacher's Guide to Multisensory Learning

Shows teachers how to engage students through hands-on, visual, auditory, and olfactory stimuli and link the activities to relevant academic objectives. Provides classroom examples of how teachers use multisensory learning techniques to help students interact with material more intensely and retain what they learn for longer periods of time.

A Voice from the Civil Rights Era
A Voice from the Civil Rights Era

A Voice from the Civil Rights Era

Recounts the author's childhood as a black girl growing up in rural segregated Mississippi during the 1960s and '70s.

AIDS/HIV, ed. 2006
AIDS/HIV, ed. 2006

AIDS/HIV, ed. 2006

Provides a comprehensive summary of research on AIDS/HIV, including statistics, historical background, relevant laws and court cases, and descriptions of major events related to the subject.

AIDS/HIV, ed. 2008
AIDS/HIV, ed. 2008

AIDS/HIV, ed. 2008

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.

Abortion, ed. 2006
Abortion, ed. 2006

Abortion, ed. 2006

This is one of the volumes in the Information Plus Reference Series whose purpose is to present the history and latest facts on a topic of pressing concern in modern American life. This volume focuses on the social and moral issues surrounding abortion.

Abortion, ed. 2008
Abortion, ed. 2008

Abortion, ed. 2008

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.

Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln’s remarkable life -- from his childhood to his role as Commander in Chief during the Civil War to his tragic death -- is chronicled in this volume.

Achieving Sustainability
Achieving Sustainability

Achieving Sustainability

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

Acronyms, Initialisms & Abbreviations Dictionary, ed. 42
Acronyms, Initialisms & Abbreviations Dictionary, ed. 42

Acronyms, Initialisms & Abbreviations Dictionary, ed. 42

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

Activating the Desire to Learn
Activating the Desire to Learn

Activating the Desire to Learn

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

Activating the Vision
Activating the Vision

Activating the Vision

This book details the necessary steps mathematics leaders must take to change traditional practices; meet new curricular, instructional, and assessment challenges; and engage students, families, and community members in mathematics education.

Advances in Democracy
Advances in Democracy

Advances in Democracy

This book chronicles Europe's transformations from the late 18th century through the present and examines the European response to both prosperity and war.

Advances in Electronic Marketing
Advances in Electronic Marketing

Advances in Electronic Marketing

This book addresses Internet marketing and the World Wide Web, and other electronic marketing tools such as geographic information systems, database marketing, and mobile advertising.

Advancing Formative Assessment in Every Classroom
Advancing Formative Assessment in Every Classroom

Advancing Formative Assessment in Every Classroom

Provides strategic talking points, conversation starters, and ready-made tools needed to explain how formative assessment improves student learning and achievement.

Afghanistan
Afghanistan

Afghanistan

Examines the genocide and persecution of the Afghani people.

Africa and the Americas
Africa and the Americas

Africa and the Americas

Explores the many ways Africa and African peoples have shaped the cultural life of the Americas, and how, in turn, life in the Americas reverberates in Africa.

Africa to America
Africa to America

Africa to America

This book chronicles the history of African Americans, the triumphs and tragedies, from origins on the African continent to the end of the Harlem Renaissance.

Africa: An Encyclopedia for Students
Africa: An Encyclopedia for Students

Africa: An Encyclopedia for Students

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

African American Almanac, ed. 10
African American Almanac, ed. 10

African American Almanac, ed. 10

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

African American History Day by Day
African American History Day by Day

African American History Day by Day

This book allows readers to see the dates of famous births, deaths, and events that have affected the lives of African Americans and, by extension, of America as a whole.

African American Religious Cultures
African American Religious Cultures

African American Religious Cultures

Covers the diversity and richness of religious practices among African Americans, from traditions predating the era of the transatlantic slave trade to contemporary religious movements.

African-American Religious Leaders, Rev. ed.
African-American Religious Leaders, Rev. ed.

African-American Religious Leaders, Rev. ed.

Profiles prominent religious leaders from a variety of faiths and persuasions. Provides a biographical sketch of the leader, addressing major achievements, events, and contributions to his or her followers and society at large.

Agriculture in History
Agriculture in History

Agriculture in History

Covers events and developments, from the origins of plant cultivation and animal husbandry, in different parts of the world to innovations in techniques, the development of modern farming equipment, the introduction of chemical fertilizers, and experiments in the genetic engineering of food plants and animals.

Alcohol, Tobacco, and Illicit Drugs, ed. 2009
Alcohol, Tobacco, and Illicit Drugs, ed. 2009

Alcohol, Tobacco, and Illicit Drugs, ed. 2009

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

Align the Design
Align the Design

Align the Design

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

All Things Medieval
All Things Medieval

All Things Medieval

Covers the widest definition of "medieval Europe" possible, not by covering history in the traditional, textbook manner of listing wars, leaders, and significant historic events, but by presenting detailed alphabetical entries that describe the artifacts of medieval Europe.

Almanac of American Military History
Almanac of American Military History

Almanac of American Military History

This almanac traces all of American military history from the European voyages of discovery through 2011, chronicling the pivotal moments that have shaped the United States into the country it is today.

Alternative Energy
Alternative Energy

Alternative Energy

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

Alternative Energy, ed. 2
Alternative Energy, ed. 2

Alternative Energy, ed. 2

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

Amendment XII
Amendment XII

Amendment XII

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
Amendment XIII

Amendment XIII

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
Amendment XIV

Amendment XIV

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
Amendment XIV

Amendment XIV

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
Amendment XIV

Amendment XIV

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
Amendment XIX

Amendment XIX

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
Amendment XV

Amendment XV

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
Amendment XVII

Amendment XVII

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
Amendment XVIII and XXI

Amendment XVIII and XXI

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
Amendment XXVI

Amendment XXVI

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.

America Between the Civil War and the 20th Century
America Between the Civil War and the 20th Century

America Between the Civil War and the 20th Century

This volume looks at American history between the Civil War and 20th century and includes firsthand accounts that reveal the prevailing ideologies of the time and shed light on significant people and events.

America Enters The Industrial Revolution
America Enters The Industrial Revolution

America Enters The Industrial Revolution

Provides an introduction to the Industrial Revolution.

America Goes Green
America Goes Green

America Goes Green

This encyclopedia explores the evolution of green ideology and eco-friendly practices in contemporary American culture, ranging from the creation of regional and national guidelines for green living to the publication of an increasing number of environmental blogs written from the layperson's perspective.

America Votes: Election Returns by State
America Votes: Election Returns by State

America Votes: Election Returns by State

Includes official, state-certified election returns and key data by county and by district for the House, Senate, and gubernatorial elections for the election cycle covered.

America in Revolt during the 1960s and 1970s
America in Revolt during the 1960s and 1970s

America in Revolt during the 1960s and 1970s

Covers key events of the 1960s and 1970s and considers the possible paths history might have taken if the outcomes had been different.

America's First Settlements
America's First Settlements

America's First Settlements

Learn all about America's First Settlements and the struggles and people who made this country what it is today.

America's Heroes
America's Heroes

America's Heroes

Features the stories of 200 heroic individuals awarded the Medal of Honor for their distinguished military service while fighting for their country, from the Civil War to the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan.

American Civil War
American Civil War

American Civil War

Provides a single-volume source on the conflict that helped define the American nation and promotes a nuanced understanding of the events, personalities, and issues related to the war and its aftermath.

American Civil War
American Civil War

American Civil War

Features comprehensive coverage of the American Civil War, including significant battles and skirmishes, important civilian and military figures, weaponry, and government relations with Native Americans. The entries also address the events that led to the conflict, the international diplomacy of the war, the rise of the Republican Party, the impact of slavery, the secession crisis, the complex challenges of the war's aftermath, and more.

American Civil War Reference Library
American Civil War Reference Library

American Civil War Reference Library

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

American Decades
American Decades

American Decades

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

American Decades
American Decades

American Decades

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

American Decades Primary Sources
American Decades Primary Sources

American Decades Primary Sources

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

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

American Decades Primary Sources, 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 Eras
American Eras

American Eras

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

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

American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 1

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

American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 2
American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 2

American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 2

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

American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 3
American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 3

American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 3

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

American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 4
American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 4

American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 4

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

American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 5
American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 5

American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 5

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

American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 6
American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 6

American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 6

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

American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 7
American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 7

American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 7

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

American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 8
American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 8

American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 8

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

American History Through Literature 1820-1870
American History Through Literature 1820-1870

American History Through Literature 1820-1870

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

American History Through Literature 1870-1920
American History Through Literature 1870-1920

American History Through Literature 1870-1920

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

American History through American Sports
American History through American Sports

American History through American Sports

This collection blends historical and popular culture perspectives in its analysis of the development of sports and sports figures throughout American history.

American Home Front in World War II
American Home Front in World War II

American Home Front in World War II

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

American Indian History
American Indian History

American Indian History

Surveys Native American history from ancient times to the twentieth century. Entries cover specific topics and incidents from a Native American perspective, including categories such as court cases and legal decisions, wars and battles, reservations and relocation, organizations, religion and missionary activities, national government and legislation, native government, treaties, and protest movements.

American Indian History Day by Day
American Indian History Day by Day

American Indian History Day by Day

The book covers key occurrences in Native American history from 1492 to the present. It discusses native interactions with European explorers, missionaries and colonists, as well as the shifting Indian policies of the U.S. government since the nation's founding.

American Indians in the Early West
American Indians in the Early West

American Indians in the Early West

Covers thousands of years of American Indian history, from the first migrations into North America, through the development of specific tribal identities, to the turbulent first centuries of encounters with European settlers up until 1800.

American Law Yearbook
American Law Yearbook

American Law Yearbook

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. 22
American Men & Women of Science, ed. 22

American Men & Women of Science, ed. 22

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

American Men & Women of Science, ed. 23
American Men & Women of Science, ed. 23

American Men & Women of Science, ed. 23

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

American Men & Women of Science, ed. 24
American Men & Women of Science, ed. 24

American Men & Women of Science, ed. 24

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

American Men & Women of Science, ed. 25
American Men & Women of Science, ed. 25

American Men & Women of Science, ed. 25

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

American Men & Women of Science, ed. 26
American Men & Women of Science, ed. 26

American Men & Women of Science, ed. 26

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

American Men & Women of Science, ed. 27
American Men & Women of Science, ed. 27

American Men & Women of Science, ed. 27

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

American Revolution
American Revolution

American Revolution

Explores the world of the average citizens who played an integral part in the Revolutionary era of American history.

American Revolution Reference Library
American Revolution Reference Library

American Revolution Reference Library

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

American Social Reform Movements Reference Library
American Social Reform Movements Reference Library

American Social Reform Movements Reference Library

This four-volume set chronicles and illustrates movements from the American Revolution to the present day. Intended to help students successfully complete research and projects.

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

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

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

American Women of Science since 1900
American Women of Science since 1900

American Women of Science since 1900

Covers American women scientists across the sciences throughout the 20th century, providing historical context for understanding their achievements and the way they changed the practice of science.

Americans at War
Americans at War

Americans at War

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

An Atlas and Survey of Latin American History
An Atlas and Survey of Latin American History

An Atlas and Survey of Latin American History

Presents the geography, the demography, and the political, social, and economic history of Latin America. Provides a topical overview of Latin American development from earliest times to the present day, bringing to light patterns of continuity and change.

An Encyclopedia of American Women at War
An Encyclopedia of American Women at War

An Encyclopedia of American Women at War

This comprehensive resource reviews the role of women within the American military from the colonial period to the present day.

An Encyclopedia of Human Rights in the United States, ed. 2
An Encyclopedia of Human Rights in the United States, ed. 2

An Encyclopedia of Human Rights in the United States, ed. 2

Provides explanations of the basic concepts and laws, with emphasis on human rights in the historical, political, and legal experience of the United States.

An Evening's Entertainment
An Evening's Entertainment

An Evening's Entertainment

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 Civilizations Reference Library
Ancient Civilizations Reference Library

Ancient Civilizations Reference Library

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

Ancient Egypt
Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egypt

Covers ancient Egyptian culture and traditions and profiles important sites throughout Egypt, many of which still contain remnants and artifacts that illustrate the importance of this extraordinary civilization.

Ancient Egypt
Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egypt

Explores the society, politics and beliefs of Ancient Egypt and the surrounding Nile Valley region, along with the cultural achievements of this ancient civilization.

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

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

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

Ancient Greece
Ancient Greece

Ancient Greece

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

Ancient Greece
Ancient Greece

Ancient Greece

This book recounts the events that were instrumental to the development of this civilization and the legacies it has left behind. Offers in-depth discussion on the Pre-Greek societies that fueled the imagination and gave birth to an enduring body of Greek mythology.

Ancient Greece
Ancient Greece

Ancient Greece

Explores the legacy of the Ancient Greek culture by examining the society, politics and beliefs of this ancient civilization, which has influenced the arts, philosophy and democracy of the Western world for centuries.

Ancient Greece and Rome
Ancient Greece and Rome

Ancient Greece and Rome

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

Ancient Rome
Ancient Rome

Ancient Rome

This book covers the history of ancient Rome as it was shaped by strife and by prosperity, making it a cradle of endless and enduring possibilities.

Ancient Rome
Ancient Rome

Ancient Rome

Explores the legacy of the Roman Empire and its famous leaders such as Julius Caesar, along with the society, politics and beliefs of this ancient civilization, which has influenced the Western world for centuries.

Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson

Andrew Jackson

This volume covers Andrew Jackson, the seventh president of the United States, often remembered for his "firsts"; he was the first leader from west of the Appalachians and the first to win office by directly appealing to the American people, rather than relying on association with a political party. It chronicles his military career during the War of 1812.

Animal Rights, ed. 2009
Animal Rights, ed. 2009

Animal Rights, ed. 2009

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

Animal Sciences
Animal Sciences

Animal Sciences

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

Animal and Plant Anatomy
Animal and Plant Anatomy

Animal and Plant Anatomy

Provides anatomical illustrations of the external and internal anatomy of organisms ranging from amoebas, dolphins, and ferns to giraffes, lobsters, and humans. Includes articles on particular organisms, major organ systems and other broad topics. Stresses the interrelationship between organ systems and the ways in which the structures of particular organisms can be studied and compared.

Anti-Immigration in the United States
Anti-Immigration in the United States

Anti-Immigration in the United States

Covers major historical periods and relevant concepts, as well as discussions of various anti-immigration stances. Leading figures and groups in the anti-immigration movements of the past and present are also explored.

Arctic and Alpine Biomes
Arctic and Alpine Biomes

Arctic and Alpine Biomes

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

Arts and Humanities Through the Eras
Arts and Humanities Through the Eras

Arts and Humanities Through the Eras

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

Atoms and Molecules
Atoms and Molecules

Atoms and Molecules

Describes the details and characteristics of atoms and molecules that are too small for the unaided eye to see.

Atrocities, Massacres, and War Crimes
Atrocities, Massacres, and War Crimes

Atrocities, Massacres, and War Crimes

This work covers key events involving mass murders, atrocities, and genocides, especially in the last century. The scope extends to such topics as crimes against humanity, crimes against peace, and human rights violations. It also covers war crimes and atrocities in specific countries and profiles both those who had been formally indicted for war crimes and those who have committed mass atrocities without ever having to answer for their crimes in a court of law.

Authors and Artists for Young Adults, v. 55
Authors and Artists for Young Adults, v. 55

Authors and Artists for Young Adults, v. 55

Covers the writers, artists, film directors, graphic novelists, and other creative personalities that most interest young adults. Entries include personal behind-the-scenes information, portraits, movie stills, bibliographies, and more. International in scope.

Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians
Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians

Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians

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

Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Popular Musicians Since 1990
Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Popular Musicians Since 1990

Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Popular Musicians Since 1990

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

Balancing the Equation
Balancing the Equation

Balancing the Equation

This book focuses on individuals involved in K-12 mathematics education, particularly educators and parents, who seek to improve their understanding of mathematics and help students succeed. Popular misconceptions and misguided discourse about mathematics education are also discussed.

Barack Obama
Barack Obama

Barack Obama

Barack Obama's life and journey to the White House are chronicled in this volume. The major issues -- including the financial crisis, healthcare, and foreign policy -- faced by his administration are also examined.

Baseball
Baseball

Baseball

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

Basketball
Basketball

Basketball

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 basketball.

Battle At The Alamo
Battle At The Alamo

Battle At The Alamo

Learn about the events that led up to the tragic Battle at the Alamo, including the disputes between Mexico and the United States.

Battles that Changed History
Battles that Changed History

Battles that Changed History

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

Beacham's Guide to the Endangered Species of North America
Beacham's Guide to the Endangered Species of North America

Beacham's Guide to the Endangered Species of North America

This guide presents extensive data on the habitats and ecosystems of more than 1,200 species identified as endangered or threatened by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife service. Entries include introductory information with an image of the species; a summary section detailing information on each species; a concluding summary of recovery efforts; and a bibliography of contacts for further information.

Becoming a Great High School
Becoming a Great High School

Becoming a Great High School

Provides information on how to improve graduation rates, close achievement gaps, and teach 21st century knowledge and skills. Explains how any high school can improve by providing students the support they need to meet college and career-prep standards, and focusing teachers collectively on research-based instructional practices.

Beginning Life
Beginning Life

Beginning Life

Provides detailed information on assisted reproductive technologies like in vitro fertilization (IVF) and surrogacy, genetic testing and therapy, stem cells and therapeutic cloning, and intensive care techniques for severely premature newborns.

Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History
Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History

Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History

A five- volume encyclopedia of world history, covering 250,000 years of human history. Compiles knowledge from paleoanthropology, archaeology, geology, and geography. Emphasis on cultural contact and social change over time and place. Overviews of core topics. Extensive coverage of arts, literature, religion, and science. Biographies of 100 leaders who shaped world history.

Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History, ed. 2
Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History, ed. 2

Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History, ed. 2

Provides an integrated view of the history of our global community from a 21st-century perspective, with a focus on environmental and social issues. The 580 articles, edited and written by scholars around the world, examine connections and interactions made over time (and across cultures and locales) through trade, warfare, migration, religion, and diplomacy.

Best Practices at Tier 1
Best Practices at Tier 1

Best Practices at Tier 1

This book, created specifically for K–5 educators, provides proven response to intervention strategies to differentiate instruction, engage students, increase success, and avoid additional interventions. Discover how to identify essential power standards to include in Tier 1 instruction, create a brain-friendly learning environment, shift instructional processes to support collaboration, and more.

Best Practices at Tier 1
Best Practices at Tier 1

Best Practices at Tier 1

This book, created specifically for grades 6–12, provides proven response to intervention strategies to differentiate instruction, engage students, increase success, and avoid additional interventions. Discover how to identify essential power standards to include in Tier 1 instruction, create a brain-friendly learning environment, shift instructional processes to support collaboration, and more.

Better Learning Through Structured Teaching
Better Learning Through Structured Teaching

Better Learning Through Structured Teaching

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

Between Ally and Partner
Between Ally and Partner

Between Ally and Partner

A definitive study on China's relations with the Korean peninsula since the 1970's, concentrating on the bourgeoning relationship between the Chinese and South Korean governments, societies, and business communities.

Beyond Discipline
Beyond Discipline

Beyond Discipline

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

Bioethics, ed. 4
Bioethics, ed. 4

Bioethics, ed. 4

Offers hundreds of revisions or addenda to entries from previous editions as well as new or revised entries on topics such as key cases in bioethics, the human biome, genetically modified foods, emergency preparedness and response, social justice, sustainability, chemical warfare and torture, among many others. Revised articles explain the events as well as legislation changes of the past decade. Previous editions published as the Encyclopedia of Bioethics.

Biographical Encyclopedia of the Modern Middle East and North Africa
Biographical Encyclopedia of the Modern Middle East and North Africa

Biographical Encyclopedia of the Modern Middle East and North Africa

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

Biology
Biology

Biology

Explains biological concepts and explores related fields as well as the history of biological science. Discusses critical issues such as embryogenesis and commercial applications of research in biology and addresses ethical issues. Provides information on careers in biology and contains color illustrations, sidebars, bibliographies, timelines, charts, and a glossary.

Biotechnology: Changing Life Through Science
Biotechnology: Changing Life Through Science

Biotechnology: Changing Life Through Science

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

Black American Biographies
Black American Biographies

Black American Biographies

This book profiles many Black Americans, from Frederick Douglass to Oprah Winfrey to Barack Obama, whose efforts and ideas continue to enrich the foundations of the nation.

Black Congressmen During Reconstruction
Black Congressmen During Reconstruction

Black Congressmen During Reconstruction

Provides brief biographical sketches of African Americans who were elected to Congress during the Reconstruction. Also, includes excerpts from documents illuminating their activities in Congress.

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

Black Literature Criticism, ed. 2

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.

Blood, Bugs, and Plants
Blood, Bugs, and Plants

Blood, Bugs, and Plants

Explores several core biological areas that have influenced modern forensic science; Entomology ("bugs") is a specialty that uses knowledge about insect life cycles to inform death investigations. Botany ("plants") is a specialty that looks at plant materials as evidence in cases. The "blood" section covers the identification of blood and body fluids (determining their origin as human or animal), DNA typing, and blood-spatter patterns.

Body Systems
Body Systems

Body Systems

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

Bookmapping
Bookmapping

Bookmapping

Provides a cross-curricular tool that helps students not only develop a better understanding of places, cultures, and the books they are reading, but also make connections among the subjects they learn in school.

Books on Early American History and Culture, 1981-1985
Books on Early American History and Culture, 1981-1985

Books on Early American History and Culture, 1981-1985

Surveys numerous monographs, essay collections, exhibition catalogues, and reference works on North America and the Caribbean prior to 1815, published between 1981 and 1985. Entries include brief annotations, which describe the scope and approach to each item and, where applicable, the book's main thesis.

Boom and Bust
Boom and Bust

Boom and Bust

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

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

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

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

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

The hairstyles, slang terms, advertising jingles, pop music sensations, and all else described as popular culture is covered in this five-volume reference. Arranged chronologically by decade and by broad topics within each decade, this set focuses solely on the popular culture of the twentieth century, offering more detailed information on trends and fads than any other resource. Written specifically for students in grades 5 through 12.

Brain-Friendly Strategies for the Inclusion Classroom
Brain-Friendly Strategies for the Inclusion Classroom

Brain-Friendly Strategies for the Inclusion Classroom

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

Bring Your Own Device
Bring Your Own Device

Bring Your Own Device

This book shows educators how to incorporate students' personal technology tools (cell phones, iPads, and laptops) into instruction. It enables students to be active participants in their learning and helps teachers give them an authentic education that equips them with the skills required to be college, career, and citizenship ready.

Bringing Homework into Focus
Bringing Homework into Focus

Bringing Homework into Focus

This book provides a global picture of the purpose of homework, exploring the creation and evaluation of quality assignments, the evaluation of considerations when assigning homework, and the relationship of grading practices to homework.

Britannica Encyclopedia of World Religions
Britannica Encyclopedia of World Religions

Britannica Encyclopedia of World Religions

Covers religions of the world and the concepts, movements, people, and events that have shaped them. Includes entries on religious movements and concepts, historical and legendary figures, divinities, religious sites and ceremonies, images that show sacred places, vestments, rituals, objects, and texts.

British Colonial America
British Colonial America

British Colonial America

Reveals the day-to-day lives of the British colonists who laid the foundation for what became the United States.

Building An Empire
Building An Empire

Building An Empire

Learn about the Louisiana Purchase in 1803, when the United States purchased approximately 828,000,000 square miles of territory from France, thereby doubling the size of the young republic.

Building Background Knowledge for Academic Achievement
Building Background Knowledge for Academic Achievement

Building Background Knowledge for Academic Achievement

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

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

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

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

Building Common Core-Based Curriculum
Building Common Core-Based Curriculum

Building Common Core-Based Curriculum

This book explores various stages of curriculum development, from the preliminary work of building academic support to creating Common Core curriculum maps and tracking school improvement goals. Strategies for effectively sharing information during the curriculum-building process, and engaging in significant, collaborative conversations around the curriculum are also provided.

Building Literacy in Social Studies
Building Literacy in Social Studies

Building Literacy in Social Studies

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

Building Teachers' Capacity for Success
Building Teachers' Capacity for Success

Building Teachers' Capacity for Success

Focuses on building the capacity of teachers, supporting teachers to help them reach their potential, and making the best use of teachers' individual and collective contributions to school improvement efforts.

Building the Transcontinental Railroad
Building the Transcontinental Railroad

Building the Transcontinental Railroad

Text provides an introduction to the construction of the Transcontinental Railroad.

Bullying
Bullying

Bullying

This book presents students with context for today’s concerns on bullying, with many students witnessing first-hand the damage bullying behavior can inflict. It includes a history of bullying through the ages and early studies and attempts to curb bullying behavior as well as such topics as cyberbullying, anti-bullying campaigns, and issues facing students and caregivers today, like whether cyberbullying should be criminalized.

Business Leader Profiles for Students
Business Leader Profiles for Students

Business Leader Profiles for Students

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

Business Plans Handbook, v. 5
Business Plans Handbook, v. 5

Business Plans Handbook, v. 5

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

CDs, Super Glue, and Salsa
CDs, Super Glue, and Salsa

CDs, Super Glue, and Salsa

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

Cambodia
Cambodia

Cambodia

Examines the genocide and persecution of the Cambodian people.

Can Renewable Energy Replace Fossil Fuels?
Can Renewable Energy Replace Fossil Fuels?

Can Renewable Energy Replace Fossil Fuels?

Through objective discussion, numerous direct quotes, and full-color illustrations this title examines renewable energy sources, such as solar and wind power, as well as reducing America's reliance on foreign governments to provide oil.

Canadian Parliamentary Guide, ed. 2005
Canadian Parliamentary Guide, ed. 2005

Canadian Parliamentary Guide, ed. 2005

An annual guide that provides the following information in English and French: biographical sketches of current parliamentarians, including the Privy Council, Senate and House of Commons; results of all federal general and by-elections since 1867; current and historical data and statistics on provincial and territorial governments, listings for provincial and territorial legislative assemblies, general by-election results; and other information.

Capital Punishment, ed. 2008
Capital Punishment, ed. 2008

Capital Punishment, ed. 2008

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.

Capital Punishment: Cruel and Unusual?
Capital Punishment: Cruel and Unusual?

Capital Punishment: Cruel and Unusual?

Describes the death penalty in the United States, including coverage of laws and court rulings under many circumstances. Compiles pertinent data on current and historical executions, death row inmates, and public opinion. Includes complete source citations as well as listings of names, addresses, and telephone and fax numbers for relevant organizations.

Career Information Center, ed. 9
Career Information Center, ed. 9

Career Information Center, ed. 9

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

Careers and Occupations, ed. 2006
Careers and Occupations, ed. 2006

Careers and Occupations, ed. 2006

This volume focuses on the social and moral issues surrounding careers and occupations.

Careers and Occupations, ed. 2008
Careers and Occupations, ed. 2008

Careers and Occupations, ed. 2008

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.

Catching Up or Leading the Way
Catching Up or Leading the Way

Catching Up or Leading the Way

Describes how schools have to keep pace with a world that is being dramatically transformed by globalization, the "death of distance," and digital technology. Topics include expanding the definition of success beyond math and reading test scores and personalize schooling so that every student has an opportunity to learn.

Catholicism and Science
Catholicism and Science

Catholicism and Science

Covers all aspects of the relationship of science and the Church including how Catholics interacted with the profound changes in the physical sciences (natural philosophy) and biological sciences (natural history) during the Scientific Revolution.

Celebrating Women in American History
Celebrating Women in American History

Celebrating Women in American History

Presents a diverse and panoramic view of women and their accomplishments in American history by bringing their achievements to light and helping them gain the recognition they deserve.

Cell Phones in the Classroom
Cell Phones in the Classroom

Cell Phones in the Classroom

Provides practical ways teachers and administrators from schools around the world are using cell phones for classroom projects, homework assignments, and communication with parents.

Challenging the Whole Child
Challenging the Whole Child

Challenging the Whole Child

Focuses on challenging every student, offering a rigorous curriculum, meeting 21st century learning challenges, using formative assessments, and preparing students for college and the world of work.

Changing the Way You Teach, Improving the Way Students Learn
Changing the Way You Teach, Improving the Way Students Learn

Changing the Way You Teach, Improving the Way Students Learn

Provides a framework for effective teaching that can be applied in any subject area and grade level and practical tips on how to use rubrics, checklists, and point systems to convey your expectations.

Checking for Understanding
Checking for Understanding

Checking for Understanding

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

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

Checks and Balances: The Three Branches of the American Government

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

Chemical Compounds
Chemical Compounds

Chemical Compounds

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

Chemical Elements: From Carbon to Krypton
Chemical Elements: From Carbon to Krypton

Chemical Elements: From Carbon to Krypton

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

Chemistry
Chemistry

Chemistry

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

Chemistry Experiments
Chemistry Experiments

Chemistry Experiments

Provides students and teachers with the tools they need to explore various chemistry experiments. Topics covered include ozone depletion, wood alcohol, heat energy, purifying water, and carbonation in beverages.

Child Development
Child Development

Child Development

Covers human development from conception through adolescence, summarizing the latest research on physical, cognitive, social and emotional development and behavior, including areas of law, medicine, psychiatry, and demography among others.

Children's Literature Review, v. 95
Children's Literature Review, v. 95

Children's Literature Review, v. 95

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.

China's Buddhist Culture
China's Buddhist Culture

China's Buddhist Culture

Provides an in-depth understanding of the historical status of Buddhism and its important role in the evolution of Chinese culture.

Christianity
Christianity

Christianity

Examines one of the most influential religions in the world, Christianity, and its evolution, philosophy, and history throughout the centuries.

Chronology of American Military History
Chronology of American Military History

Chronology of American Military History

Covers the entire length of U.S. military history, beginning with the war for America's independence more than 230 years ago up to and including the regional conflicts of the 21st century.

Chronology of the U.S. Presidency
Chronology of the U.S. Presidency

Chronology of the U.S. Presidency

This work covers each president's early life and rise to power, the pivotal events during his presidency, and when applicable, his post-presidential life.

Cities in American Political History
Cities in American Political History

Cities in American Political History

Presents a unique singular focus on American cities, their government and politics, industry, commerce, labor, and race and ethnicity.

Cities of the United States, ed. 5
Cities of the United States, ed. 5

Cities of the United States, ed. 5

In four volumes, this reference book brings together a wide range of hard-to-locate data to answer questions concerning American cities. Each volume focuses on a different geographic region: South, West, Midwest and Northeast. Each volume covers the area's largest or fastest-growing cities, or those with a particular historical, political, industrial or commercial significance.

Cities of the United States, ed. 6
Cities of the United States, ed. 6

Cities of the United States, ed. 6

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

Cities of the United States, ed. 8
Cities of the United States, ed. 8

Cities of the United States, ed. 8

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

Cities of the World, ed. 6
Cities of the World, ed. 6

Cities of the World, ed. 6

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

Civil Rights Movement
Civil Rights Movement

Civil Rights Movement

This book provides a comprehensive introduction to the topic of the Civil Rights Movement, one of the most important political movements of the 20th century.

Civil Rights Movement
Civil Rights Movement

Civil Rights Movement

Documents the importance of the civil rights movement and its lasting impression on American society and culture.

Civil War
Civil War

Civil War

Offers a social historian's view of the Civil War, shifting the focus away from political and military leaders to look at how the war affected, and was affected by, ordinary citizens of all kinds.

Civil Wars of the World
Civil Wars of the World

Civil Wars of the World

Describes the causes, course, and consequences of internal conflicts within each nation and includes the historical background of each country, geographic and economic factors, descriptions of rebel groups and governments, terrorism, foreign and/or intergovernmental organization (IGO) intervention, foreign aid, and prospects for peace.

Claim Your Domain–And Own Your Online Presence
Claim Your Domain–And Own Your Online Presence

Claim Your Domain–And Own Your Online Presence

This book puts learners at the forefront of education to ensure they control their schoolwork, content, and data. Dig deep into the digital revolution occurring in schools and classrooms, explore how to incorporate traditional instructional practices in the digital classroom, and understand the skills students need to be digitally literate.

Classroom Assessment & Grading That Work
Classroom Assessment & Grading That Work

Classroom Assessment & Grading That Work

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

Classroom Instruction That Works
Classroom Instruction That Works

Classroom Instruction That Works

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

Classroom Instruction That Works with English Language Learners
Classroom Instruction That Works with English Language Learners

Classroom Instruction That Works with English Language Learners

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

Climate Change
Climate Change

Climate Change

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

Clothing through American History
Clothing through American History

Clothing through American History

Provides information on fabrics, materials, and manufacturing. Topics include a discussion of daily life and the types of clothes worn by men, women, and children of all levels of society.

Clothing through American History
Clothing through American History

Clothing through American History

Learn what men, women, and children have worn throughout American history, beginning with the classical styles worn in the early American republic through the hoop skirts and ready-made clothes worn before the Civil War.

Clothing through American History
Clothing through American History

Clothing through American History

Presents a description of all aspects of dress in British colonial America, including the social and historical background of British America, and covering men's, women's, and children's garments.

Cold Cases
Cold Cases

Cold Cases

Examines 40 well-known cases of unsolved murders and suspected abductions over a period of over 160 years.

Cold War
Cold War

Cold War

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

Cold War
Cold War

Cold War

Offers portrayals of leading individuals, significant battles, economic developments, societal/cultural events, changes in military technology, and major treaties and diplomatic agreements during the Cold War.

Cold War Reference Library
Cold War Reference Library

Cold War Reference Library

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

Cold War and McCarthy Era
Cold War and McCarthy Era

Cold War and McCarthy Era

Covers how the Cold War and McCarthy eras affected men, women, and children of varying backgrounds to provide a more personal examination of this important era.

Collaborative Common Assessments
Collaborative Common Assessments

Collaborative Common Assessments

This book explores the practical steps that teacher teams must take to establish clear, comprehensive assessment systems, and discover how to continually improve results. It provides case studies of schools that have effectively implemented collaborative common assessment systems, and an overview of the phases in the collaborative common assessment process and the benefits of engaging in this process.

Collaborative Teams That Transform Schools
Collaborative Teams That Transform Schools

Collaborative Teams That Transform Schools

In this guide, educators explore research-based steps and strategies they can use to increase the effectiveness of collaborative teams and enhance PLCs.

Colonial America Reference Library
Colonial America Reference Library

Colonial America Reference Library

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

Company Profiles for Students
Company Profiles for Students

Company Profiles for Students

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

Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography
Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography

Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography

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

Complete Human Diseases and Conditions
Complete Human Diseases and Conditions

Complete Human Diseases and Conditions

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

Computer Sciences
Computer Sciences

Computer Sciences

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.

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

Computer Sciences, ed. 2

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

Concept-Rich Mathematics Instruction
Concept-Rich Mathematics Instruction

Concept-Rich Mathematics Instruction

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

Concise Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About Professional Learning Communities at Work™
Concise Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About Professional Learning Communities at Work™

Concise Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About Professional Learning Communities at Work™

This quick-reference guidebook is aimed at teachers and administrators working to build and sustain a high-performing PLC.

Conflict and Conquest in the Islamic World
Conflict and Conquest in the Islamic World

Conflict and Conquest in the Islamic World

Documents the extensive military history of the Islamic world between the 7th century and the present day.

Conflict between India and Pakistan
Conflict between India and Pakistan

Conflict between India and Pakistan

Examines the conflict between India and Pakistan from Independence to the present day, with an authoritative treatment that presents the issues evenhandedly and from both countries' perspectives.

Conflict in the Early Americas
Conflict in the Early Americas

Conflict in the Early Americas

This detailed study focuses primarily on the defeat of the Aztec, Incan, and Mayan civilizations, but also includes Spanish interactions with lesser-known native groups.

Congress Investigates
Congress Investigates

Congress Investigates

Text covers investigations of critical historical importance, including in-depth articles on recent investigations. Each original article, written by distinguished historians, has been updated and includes illustrations, detailed chronologies, and brief overviews of each investigation.

Connecting Students to STEM Careers
Connecting Students to STEM Careers

Connecting Students to STEM Careers

Provides teachers with technological ways to find STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) professionals around the world who are willing to interact with their students.

Connecting the Dots
Connecting the Dots

Connecting the Dots

This book features examples of strategies for 21st century classrooms. It examines the shift in day-to-day practice that must occur to prepare students for college and careers, and looks forward to what exemplary professional practices will be crucial in deepening student learning as the 21st century progresses.

Considerations on Educational Technology Integration
Considerations on Educational Technology Integration

Considerations on Educational Technology Integration

Offers some of the best JRTE (Journal of Research on Technology in Education) articles that focus on classroom technology integration, demonstrating how research can be used to connect theory to practice, moving education forward.

Considerations on Technology and Teachers
Considerations on Technology and Teachers

Considerations on Technology and Teachers

Features a collection of some of the best research articles from the Journal of Research on Technology in Education (JRTE). Topics include the impact of project-based learning on teachers' technology use, e-portfolios in teacher education, and the outcomes of a campus 1-to-1 laptop program.

Constitutional Amendments
Constitutional Amendments

Constitutional Amendments

This reference work defines the 27 amendments in comprehensive chapters with detailed narratives on the process behind each amendment. Each chapter includes a valuable collection of supportive material, such as biographies of individuals significant to the amendment's passage, reprints of actual political debates, newspaper articles, government reports, and Supreme Court cases.

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

Constitutional Amendments, ed. 2

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.

Constitutional Debates on Freedom of Religion
Constitutional Debates on Freedom of Religion

Constitutional Debates on Freedom of Religion

Traces the history and development of the debate over the separation of religion and government in the United States through a collection of primary documents.

Consumer Health Care
Consumer Health Care

Consumer Health Care

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

Contemporary American Religion
Contemporary American Religion

Contemporary American Religion

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

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

Contemporary Black Biography, 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
Contemporary Fashion, ed. 2

Contemporary Fashion, ed. 2

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

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

Contemporary Hispanic Biography, 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 Novelists, ed. 7
Contemporary Novelists, ed. 7

Contemporary Novelists, ed. 7

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

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

Contemporary Poets, ed. 7

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

Content-Area Conversations
Content-Area Conversations

Content-Area Conversations

Focuses on the importance of talk in classrooms. Presents core ideas from linguistics that call attention to roles and what lies behind these roles in terms of representation. Provides ways to help learners gain a curiosity and fascination with language.

Corporate Disasters
Corporate Disasters

Corporate Disasters

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

Counting What Counts
Counting What Counts

Counting What Counts

This book identifies key traits such as mindset, motivation, social skills, creativity, and entrepreneurial spirit that students, teachers, and schools need to acknowledge and cultivate. Educators are asked to shift the evaluation paradigm to focus on a multiplicity of skills necessary for success in the 21st century.

Countries and Their Cultures
Countries and Their Cultures

Countries and Their Cultures

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

Countries of the World and Their Leaders Yearbook
Countries of the World and Their Leaders Yearbook

Countries of the World and Their Leaders Yearbook

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

Create Future-Ready Classrooms, Now!
Create Future-Ready Classrooms, Now!

Create Future-Ready Classrooms, Now!

This book offers practical methods to incorporate technology into daily instruction and prepare students for lifelong learning in a global society. It explores digital tools that help seamlessly incorporate the technology-rich world into the classroom, understand how to use media for deeper learning, and examine a new approach to engagement and recognition.

Creating Purpose-Driven Learning Experiences
Creating Purpose-Driven Learning Experiences

Creating Purpose-Driven Learning Experiences

With this guide, educators will discover strategies and tips for reshaping the traditional classroom environment to give modern students opportunities to exercise choice in their curriculum, master skills, and demonstrate what they’ve learned.

Creating a Culture of Feedback
Creating a Culture of Feedback

Creating a Culture of Feedback

This book helps teachers discover how to shift their classroom focus to prioritize effective feedback over grades, giving students all the information they need to succeed.

Creation Myths of the World, ed. 2
Creation Myths of the World, ed. 2

Creation Myths of the World, ed. 2

Provides a comprehensive resource on creation myths from around the world, their narratives, themes, motifs, similarities, and differences-and what they reveal about their cultures of origin.

Crime and Punishment in America
Crime and Punishment in America

Crime and Punishment in America

Examines the development of crime and punishment in the United States, from the criminal justice practices of American Indians and the influence of colonists to the mistreatment of slaves, as well as such current criminal issues as the response to international terrorism.

Crime and Punishment in America Reference Library
Crime and Punishment in America Reference Library

Crime and Punishment in America Reference Library

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

Crime and Punishment: Essential Primary Sources
Crime and Punishment: Essential Primary Sources

Crime and Punishment: Essential Primary Sources

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

Crime, Prisons, and Jails, ed. 2009
Crime, Prisons, and Jails, ed. 2009

Crime, Prisons, and Jails, ed. 2009

Focuses on the social and moral issues surrounding crime, prisons, and jails.

Crimes and Trials of the Century
Crimes and Trials of the Century

Crimes and Trials of the Century

Focus is on crimes of the century of the last 100 years. Covers in detail how each crime is laid out, the investigation discussed, the media reaction, the trial (if there was one) is narrated, the resolution is explored, and the significance of the case in terms of its social, political, popular, and legal relevance is examined.

Cuba
Cuba

Cuba

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

Cuban Missile Crisis
Cuban Missile Crisis

Cuban Missile Crisis

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

Cultural Encyclopedia of the Body
Cultural Encyclopedia of the Body

Cultural Encyclopedia of the Body

Explores the human body alphabetically by part, detailing practices and beliefs from the past and present and from around the world.

Cultural Literacy for the Common Core
Cultural Literacy for the Common Core

Cultural Literacy for the Common Core

This book outlines a six-step framework for becoming culturally literate that complements the Common Core and encourages students to be at the center of learning.

Culture and Customs of the United States
Culture and Customs of the United States

Culture and Customs of the United States

Offers details on how American life was born and how it has grown, covering the history of customs as well as how traditions are now celebrated in New England, the South, the Midwest, the Pacific Northwest, and the Southwest, as well as Alaska and Hawaii.

DNA Evidence and Investigation
DNA Evidence and Investigation

DNA Evidence and Investigation

Examines why DNA is a powerful law enforcement tool that is used to solve a wide variety of crimes.

Daily Life during African American Migrations
Daily Life during African American Migrations

Daily Life during African American Migrations

This book focuses attention to the everyday social, cultural, and political lives of migrants in the United States as they established communities far away from their former homes.

Daily Life during the Indian Wars
Daily Life during the Indian Wars

Daily Life during the Indian Wars

Takes an in-depth look at every aspect of American Indian life during the almost 300 years of conflict with Anglo-Americans.

Daily Life during the Reformation
Daily Life during the Reformation

Daily Life during the Reformation

Covers the hectic and tumultuous years between 1517 and 1648, allowing readers to discover what it was like for ordinary people during this critical period and to compare events and living conditions in early Modern Europe with those of today.

Daily Life during the Salem Witch Trials
Daily Life during the Salem Witch Trials

Daily Life during the Salem Witch Trials

This work provides a revealing analysis of what it was like to live in Massachusetts during the Salem Witch Trials, creating a distinctive profile of New England Puritans and their culture.

Daily Life in Imperial Russia
Daily Life in Imperial Russia

Daily Life in Imperial Russia

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

Daily Life in The Progressive Era
Daily Life in The Progressive Era

Daily Life in The Progressive Era

Provides a broad examination of American society between 1900 and 1920, covering rural and urban America, the changing nature of work, race relations, popular culture, citizen activism, and society during wartime.

Daily Life in Victorian England, ed. 2
Daily Life in Victorian England, ed. 2

Daily Life in Victorian England, ed. 2

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

Daily Life in the Colonial City
Daily Life in the Colonial City

Daily Life in the Colonial City

Explores many aspects of urban life in colonial America, including working conditions for men, women, children, free blacks, and slaves as well as strikes and labor issues; the class hierarchy and its purpose in urban society; childbirth, courtship, family, and death; housing styles and urban diet; and the threat of disease and the growth of poverty.

Daily Life in the Colonial South
Daily Life in the Colonial South

Daily Life in the Colonial South

Provides a look at daily life in the colonial South from the time of European arrival to 1770. Describes how a diverse mix of people created new patterns of living, behaving, and believing across changing physical, demographic, economic, and social environments. Emphasizes the everyday experiences of ordinary people from the Chesapeake Bay to the Lower Mississippi River, examining aspects of daily life such as work, families, possessions, food, leisure, bodies, and beliefs.

Daily Life in the Hellenistic Age
Daily Life in the Hellenistic Age

Daily Life in the Hellenistic Age

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

Daily Life in the New Testament
Daily Life in the New Testament

Daily Life in the New Testament

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

Daily Life of Women during the Civil Rights Era
Daily Life of Women during the Civil Rights Era

Daily Life of Women during the Civil Rights Era

Presents an extensive history of women in the civil rights movement that highlights ordinary women's experiences in their local communities and the impacts of their activism upon American women and society.

Daily Life of the Ancient Egyptians, ed. 2
Daily Life of the Ancient Egyptians, ed. 2

Daily Life of the Ancient Egyptians, ed. 2

Examines social and material existence in one of the world's oldest civilizations. Explores the preparation of food and drink, religious ceremonies and cosmology, work and play, the arts, military domination, and intellectual accomplishments.

Daily Life of the Aztecs, ed. 2
Daily Life of the Aztecs, ed. 2

Daily Life of the Aztecs, ed. 2

Examines the details of the daily lives of the ancient Aztecs through the study of their social history, culture, and continuing influence, written from the perspective of the history of religions.

Daily Life of the New Americans
Daily Life of the New Americans

Daily Life of the New Americans

Examines how immigrants from Latin America, Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and Europe are changing the face of the American nation, and, at the same time, are themselves being changed by living in America.

Daily Life through American History in Primary Documents
Daily Life through American History in Primary Documents

Daily Life through American History in Primary Documents

Explores the daily lives of American people from colonial times to the present through primary documents that include diaries, letters, memoirs, speeches, sermons, pamphlets, and all manner of public and private writings.

Daily Life through World History in Primary Documents
Daily Life through World History in Primary Documents

Daily Life through World History in Primary Documents

Provides insight into major cultures from all continents including annotated primary documents introducing aspects of daily life throughout the world. Covers domestic life, economics, intellectual life, material life, politics, religion, and recreation, from antiquity to the present.

Death and Dying, ed. 2006
Death and Dying, ed. 2006

Death and Dying, ed. 2006

A compilation of current and historical statistics -- with analysis -- on aspects of Death and Dying.

Death and Dying, ed. 2008
Death and Dying, ed. 2008

Death and Dying, ed. 2008

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.

Deep Discourse
Deep Discourse

Deep Discourse

This book details a framework for implementing student-led classroom discussions that improve learning, motivation, and engagement across all levels and subject areas.

Deeper Learning
Deeper Learning

Deeper Learning

This book explores deeper learning, a process that promotes higher-order thinking, reasoning, and problem solving to better educate students and prepare them for college and careers.

Desert Biomes
Desert Biomes

Desert Biomes

Examines three different types of biomes: warm/hot deserts (such as the Mojave and Sahara deserts), cold deserts (such as Patagonia in South America), and the West Coast Fog Desert biomes, which occur on certain regions of the western edge of major continents.

Design in Five
Design in Five

Design in Five

This book is designed to assist teachers in implementing practices to fully engage learners in the classroom. It focuses on how to create high-quality assessments using a five-phase design protocol, explore types and traits of quality assessment, and develop assessments that are innovative, effective, and engaging, and enables the teacher to evaluate whether current assessments meet the design criteria.

Designing Effective Classroom Management
Designing Effective Classroom Management

Designing Effective Classroom Management

This step-by-step guide enables teachers and school administrators to uncover five components of proactive classroom management that help improve student achievement and decrease classroom problems. It explores how to create clear expectations and rules, establish procedures and structure, reinforce expectations, actively engage students, and manage misbehavior as well as how to develop individualized behavior plans to help students who continue to struggle.

Designing Teacher-Student Partnership Classrooms
Designing Teacher-Student Partnership Classrooms

Designing Teacher-Student Partnership Classrooms

By becoming learning partners with their students, teachers can help them develop enthusiasm for learning and employ deep learning goals. With this guide, teachers will discover how to cultivate a classroom environment in which students can apply what they’ve learned, teach it to their teacher and fellow students, and understand how their knowledge will be useful beyond the classroom.

Detracking for Excellence and Equity
Detracking for Excellence and Equity

Detracking for Excellence and Equity

Offers an experience-based and research-supported argument that detracking can raise achievement across the board and narrow the achievement gap. Provides educational leaders with strategies for launching, sustaining, and monitoring a successful detracking reform.

Development of the Industrial U.S. Reference Library
Development of the Industrial U.S. Reference Library

Development of the Industrial U.S. Reference Library

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

Developmental Biology
Developmental Biology

Developmental Biology

Examines not only the embryo but also the triumphs and tribulations of biologists, from the earliest history of embryology to the latest theories. Includes current research and explores everything from stem cell regeneration to developmental mechanisms across evolutionary time scales.

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

Dictionary of American History, ed. 3

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

Dictionary of Mexican Rulers, 1325-1997
Dictionary of Mexican Rulers, 1325-1997

Dictionary of Mexican Rulers, 1325-1997

Provides biographical entries on those who have governed Mexico from 1325 to 1997. Provides an objective portrait of the political leadership and describes the circumstances surrounding major events.

Dictionary of Women Worldwide: 25,000 Women Through the Ages
Dictionary of Women Worldwide: 25,000 Women Through the Ages

Dictionary of Women Worldwide: 25,000 Women Through the Ages

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

Dictionary of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
Dictionary of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Dictionary of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

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

Digital Citizenship in Schools, ed. 2
Digital Citizenship in Schools, ed. 2

Digital Citizenship in Schools, ed. 2

Explains the relevance and importance of digital citizenship and explores its elements. Provides a useful audit and professional development activities to help educators determine how to go about integrating digital citizenship concepts into the classroom.

Disasters, Accidents, and Crises in American History
Disasters, Accidents, and Crises in American History

Disasters, Accidents, and Crises in American History

Covers some of the most significant calamities and crises in American history; includes a broad array of events such as hurricanes, earthquakes, fires, floods, epidemics, riots, assassinations, rebellions, shipwrecks, collisions, plagues, depressions, explosions, tornadoes, blizzards, poisonings, scandals, bombings, bridge collapses, dam failures, environmental calamities, and others.

Discipline with Dignity, ed. 3
Discipline with Dignity, ed. 3

Discipline with Dignity, ed. 3

Offers practical solutions that focus on relationship building, curriculum relevance, and academic success. Emphasizes the prevention of problems by helping students to understand each other, work well together, and develop responsibility for their own actions. Also includes intervention strategies for handling common and severe problems in dignified ways.

Discoveries in Modern Science
Discoveries in Modern Science

Discoveries in Modern Science

This set cover more than 300 of the most important scientific discoveries as defined by a Board of scientists and historians. It aims to present an in-depth treatment of "curiosity-led science," as well as directed research that led to important inventions and technologies. It will spark curiosity and engagement among readers, ranging from advanced high school students, to those in college and universities, as well as educated readers.

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

Drama for Students, 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.

Drugs and Controlled Substances: Information for Students
Drugs and Controlled Substances: Information for Students

Drugs and Controlled Substances: Information for Students

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

Drugs, Alcohol, and Tobacco: Learning about Addictive Behavior
Drugs, Alcohol, and Tobacco: Learning about Addictive Behavior

Drugs, Alcohol, and Tobacco: Learning about Addictive Behavior

This 3-volume set is written for readers at grade 7 and higher and covers addictions, causes, and treatments of particular importance to adolescents. Articles on the nature of addiction and its roots include advertising, genetics, families, and personal problems.

Early Civilizations
Early Civilizations

Early Civilizations

Focuses on the story of the ancient people and their approach to medicine. Electron microscopes are used to identify the scrapings from ancient shards of pottery to reveal what people ate, and computed tomography techniques (CT scans) are employed to examine mummies in order to better comprehend the illnesses from which the Egyptians suffered.

Early Civilizations in the Americas Reference Library
Early Civilizations in the Americas Reference Library

Early Civilizations in the Americas Reference Library

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

Early Civilizations of the Americas
Early Civilizations of the Americas

Early Civilizations of the Americas

Examines the rich cultural achievements of the early civilizations from North, Middle and South America, including the Inca and Maya societies, beliefs and innovations.

Early Republic
Early Republic

Early Republic

Explores the varied experiences of many different groups of Americans across racial, gender, religious, and regional lines in the early years of the country.

Earth Science
Earth Science

Earth Science

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

East Pakistan
East Pakistan

East Pakistan

Examines the genocide and persecution of the Pakistani people.

Ecology
Ecology

Ecology

Traces the origin of ecology and explains what it is and how it has developed over the years.

Ecology Experiments
Ecology Experiments

Ecology Experiments

Provides students and teachers with the tools they need to explore various ecological issues.

EdSpeak
EdSpeak

EdSpeak

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

Educating Everybody's Children
Educating Everybody's Children

Educating Everybody's Children

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

Education, ed. 2006
Education, ed. 2006

Education, ed. 2006

Provides the latest information and statistics of education in the United States. Covers: primary, elementary, and secondary schools; public vs. private schooling; national education goals; student testing and achievement; dropout rates; 'at risk' students; home schooling; school choice; vouchers; teacher supply & demand; public opinions about education; violence and drug use in schools; special education; education of gifted children, and more.

Education, ed. 2008
Education, ed. 2008

Education, ed. 2008

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.

El Salvador and Guatemala
El Salvador and Guatemala

El Salvador and Guatemala

Examines the genocide and political persecution against the people of El Salvador and Guatemala.

Electricity
Electricity

Electricity

Covers the many aspects that relate to electricity, from circuits, lightning and generators, as well as how we utilize this physical power in our lives.

Electronics
Electronics

Electronics

Examines the inner working components of electronic devices many use in everyday life, most without ever knowing exactly how something like a computer or television really works.

Elements of Grading, ed. 2
Elements of Grading, ed. 2

Elements of Grading, ed. 2

This book provides teachers and administrators with practical suggestions for making the grading process more fair, accurate, specific, and timely to improve student learning. It explores how the Common Core State Standards and new technologies impact grading practices, how to evaluate grading systems at all levels from national policies to classroom practices, and how to utilize new technology tools for more efficient grading.

Elizabethan World Reference Library
Elizabethan World Reference Library

Elizabethan World Reference Library

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

Embracing a Culture of Joy
Embracing a Culture of Joy

Embracing a Culture of Joy

This book shows how to equip students with the skills and qualities they’ll need to achieve academic success, by bringing joy to classrooms each day.

Employment
Employment

Employment

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

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

Encyclopaedia Judaica, ed. 2

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 African American History
Encyclopedia of African American History

Encyclopedia of African American History

Documents African American culture and political activism from the slavery era through the 20th century.

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

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

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

Encyclopedia of Aging
Encyclopedia of Aging

Encyclopedia of Aging

Encompasses all aspects of aging, covering a variety of disciplines including biology, medicine, economics, law psychology, sociology and history, and also explores related issues such as religion, spirituality, and ethics. Also provides a topical outline, primary source documents, addresses, and Web sites. 4 volumes.

Encyclopedia of American Disability History
Encyclopedia of American Disability History

Encyclopedia of American Disability History

Examines the issues, events, people, activism, laws, personal experiences, and social ramifications of disability throughout American history.

Encyclopedia of American Environmental History
Encyclopedia of American Environmental History

Encyclopedia of American Environmental History

Covers every significant issue, event, law, and figure in U.S. environmental history.

Encyclopedia of American Foreign Policy, ed. 2
Encyclopedia of American Foreign Policy, ed. 2

Encyclopedia of American Foreign Policy, ed. 2

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

Encyclopedia of American Immigration
Encyclopedia of American Immigration

Encyclopedia of American Immigration

Encyclopedia of American Immigration traces the scope and sweep of U.S. immigration from the earliest colonial settlements to the present, focusing on critical issues as well as the groups of people involved. Every major immigrant group and every era are fully documented and examined through detailed analysis of social, legal, political, economic, and demographic factors.

Encyclopedia of American Indian History
Encyclopedia of American Indian History

Encyclopedia of American Indian History

Covers the history of Native Americans, ranging from human origins to present-day controversies.

Encyclopedia of American Indian Removal
Encyclopedia of American Indian Removal

Encyclopedia of American Indian Removal

Presents a realistic depiction of removal as a complicated process that was deeply affected by political, economic, and tribal factors, rather than the popular concept of American Indians being herded west by military troops through a trackless wilderness.

Encyclopedia of American Industries, ed. 4
Encyclopedia of American Industries, ed. 4

Encyclopedia of American Industries, ed. 4

A two-volume business reference that provides detailed, comprehensive information on a wide range of industries in every realm of American business. Volume 1 covers manufacturing industries; Volume 2 addresses non-manufacturing and service industries. For general and business interest.

Encyclopedia of American Industries, ed. 6
Encyclopedia of American Industries, ed. 6

Encyclopedia of American Industries, ed. 6

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

Encyclopedia of American Jewish History
Encyclopedia of American Jewish History

Encyclopedia of American Jewish History

Covers the varied experiences of America's Jews and their impact on American society and culture over three and a half centuries.

Encyclopedia of American Religions, ed. 7
Encyclopedia of American Religions, ed. 7

Encyclopedia of American Religions, ed. 7

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

Encyclopedia of American Religious History, ed. 3
Encyclopedia of American Religious History, ed. 3

Encyclopedia of American Religious History, ed. 3

Reflects the significant issues and the current state of American religious history. It outlines the numerous philosophers, personalities, social issues, and cultural histories of religious practices throughout American history. Special emphasis is placed on recent developments in religious life in this country and the historical contributions of people neglected by mainstream religious historians, including African Americans, Native Americans, and women.

Encyclopedia of Anthropology
Encyclopedia of Anthropology

Encyclopedia of Anthropology

This five-volume Encyclopedia of Anthropology is a unique collection of over 1000 entries that focuses on topics in physical/ biological anthropology, archaeology, cultural/social anthropology, linguistics, and applied anthropology. Also included are relevant articles on geology, paleontology, biology, evolution, sociology, psychology, philosophy, and theology.

Encyclopedia of Bioethics, ed. 3
Encyclopedia of Bioethics, ed. 3

Encyclopedia of Bioethics, ed. 3

Covering a wealth of topics on the ethics of health professions, animal research, population control and the environment, this title helps researchers to consider the impact of new scientific knowledge and its potential to harm or benefit present and future generations.

Encyclopedia of Biological Chemistry
Encyclopedia of Biological Chemistry

Encyclopedia of Biological Chemistry

Entries encompass all aspects of biochemistry, as well as the extensions of this subject into the related fields of molecular biology, cell biology, genetics and biophysics. Each entry contains a clear, concise review of the topic, term definitions, and a comprehensive review of the current research in the field.

Encyclopedia of Buddhism
Encyclopedia of Buddhism

Encyclopedia of Buddhism

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

Encyclopedia of Business and Finance, ed. 2
Encyclopedia of Business and Finance, ed. 2

Encyclopedia of Business and Finance, ed. 2

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

Encyclopedia of Business and Finance, ed. 3

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

Encyclopedia of Children and Childhood: In History and Society
Encyclopedia of Children and Childhood: In History and Society

Encyclopedia of Children and Childhood: In History and Society

This 3-vol. set presents the social and cultural history of childhood from antiquity to the present. Children and Childhood examines this history through articles on education, parenting, child labor, economics, images of childhood, children's literature, play, toys and games, health, physiology, law, the criminal justice system and social welfare.

Encyclopedia of Civil Rights in America
Encyclopedia of Civil Rights in America

Encyclopedia of Civil Rights in America

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

Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion
Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion

Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion

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

Encyclopedia of Communication and Information
Encyclopedia of Communication and Information

Encyclopedia of Communication and Information

Provides a comprehensive overview of universal modes of communication, the media used to communicate, theories of communication and their implications, careers in communications and information, and biographies of notable figures in the field. Organized for the general reader and designed to complement social studies, communications, and information systems curricula.

Encyclopedia of Contemporary American Social Issues
Encyclopedia of Contemporary American Social Issues

Encyclopedia of Contemporary American Social Issues

Covers the most critical issues facing American society today. Topic range from biotechnology to identity theft, from racial profiling to corporate governance, from school choice to food safety.

Encyclopedia of Crime and Justice, ed. 2
Encyclopedia of Crime and Justice, ed. 2

Encyclopedia of Crime and Justice, ed. 2

An interdisciplinary source that addresses not only law but also sociology, psychology, history and economics. Entries vary widely from abortion to rape and from family violence to wiretapping, offering a mirror of issues dominating today's headlines. This edition is a complete update and revision of the previous edition that includes new essays on topics such as stalking, hate crimes, and HIV.

Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol & Addictive Behavior, ed. 2
Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol & Addictive Behavior, ed. 2

Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol & Addictive Behavior, ed. 2

Provides more than 700 articles intended for the student and layperson covering the social, medical and political issues related to drugs and alcohol, as well as types of addiction. Changes since the last edition include the decrease of crack cocaine use and resurgence of heroin use; changes in laws dealing with drug use at the state and national levels; and new discoveries leading to a better understanding of how drugs work and what makes them addictive.

Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol & Addictive Behavior, ed. 3
Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol & Addictive Behavior, ed. 3

Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol & Addictive Behavior, ed. 3

Explores the social, medical, legal and political issues related to drugs and alcohol and associated behaviors. Includes emerging topics and developments in the many fields of addiction studies.

Encyclopedia of Ecology
Encyclopedia of Ecology

Encyclopedia of Ecology

Covers the complete field of ecology, from general to applied. Includes topics such as behavioral ecology, ecological processes, ecological modeling, ecological engineering, ecological indicators, ecological informatics, ecosystems, ecotoxicology, evolutionary ecology, global ecology, human ecology, and system ecology.

Encyclopedia of Education, ed. 2
Encyclopedia of Education, ed. 2

Encyclopedia of Education, ed. 2

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

Encyclopedia of Emerging Industries, ed. 6
Encyclopedia of Emerging Industries, ed. 6

Encyclopedia of Emerging Industries, ed. 6

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

Encyclopedia of Emerging Industries, ed. 7
Encyclopedia of Emerging Industries, ed. 7

Encyclopedia of Emerging Industries, ed. 7

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

Encyclopedia of Emerging Markets
Encyclopedia of Emerging Markets

Encyclopedia of Emerging Markets

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

Encyclopedia of Environmental Health
Encyclopedia of Environmental Health

Encyclopedia of Environmental Health

Emphasizes public health problems by description, detection, evaluation, control, and prevention. It involves toxicology, waste management, water and air quality, pesticides, radiation, noise, and communicable diseases.

Encyclopedia of Espionage, Intelligence and Security
Encyclopedia of Espionage, Intelligence and Security

Encyclopedia of Espionage, Intelligence and Security

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

Encyclopedia of European Social History
Encyclopedia of European Social History

Encyclopedia of European Social History

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

Encyclopedia of Food and Culture
Encyclopedia of Food and Culture

Encyclopedia of Food and Culture

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

Encyclopedia of Forensic Science, Rev. ed.
Encyclopedia of Forensic Science, Rev. ed.

Encyclopedia of Forensic Science, Rev. ed.

Covers how forensic science relates to areas such as drug testing in sports, privacy concerns, misconceptions about forensic science, and the interface of forensic engineering and forensic science. Includes more than 200 black-and-white photographs and illustrations, plus a full-color insert containing photographs with depictions of firearms, tool marks, and DNA analysis.

Encyclopedia of Forest Sciences
Encyclopedia of Forest Sciences

Encyclopedia of Forest Sciences

Covers the basic information vital to comprehensive understanding of the important elements of forestry and summarizes recent advances in forest science techniques. Also covers relevant biology and ecology, different types of forestry (e.g. tropical forestry and dryland forestry), scientific names of trees and shrubs, and the applied, economic, and social aspects of forest management.

Encyclopedia of Free Blacks and People of Color in the Americas
Encyclopedia of Free Blacks and People of Color in the Americas

Encyclopedia of Free Blacks and People of Color in the Americas

Provides articles on all major events, issues, and concepts relevant to the free black community in the United States from the colonial period to the Civil War.

Encyclopedia of Genetics, Rev. ed.
Encyclopedia of Genetics, Rev. ed.

Encyclopedia of Genetics, Rev. ed.

Surveys the field of genetics from a variety of perspectives: historical and technical background along with discussion of recent discoveries and developments.

Encyclopedia of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity
Encyclopedia of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity

Encyclopedia of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity

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

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

Encyclopedia of Global Brands, ed. 2

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

Encyclopedia of Global Industries, ed. 5
Encyclopedia of Global Industries, ed. 5

Encyclopedia of Global Industries, ed. 5

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

Encyclopedia of Global Industries, ed. 6
Encyclopedia of Global Industries, ed. 6

Encyclopedia of Global Industries, ed. 6

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

Encyclopedia of Global Religion
Encyclopedia of Global Religion

Encyclopedia of Global Religion

Provides a comprehensive overview of the globalization of religious culture and society around the world in both its historical and contemporary aspects.

Encyclopedia of Goddesses and Heroines
Encyclopedia of Goddesses and Heroines

Encyclopedia of Goddesses and Heroines

Provides a comprehensive introduction to the ways goddess figures have been viewed through the ages. Covers thousands of figures of feminine divinity and describes the myths and attributes of goddesses and female spiritual powers from around the world.

Encyclopedia of Historic Places, Rev. ed.
Encyclopedia of Historic Places, Rev. ed.

Encyclopedia of Historic Places, Rev. ed.

Provides background information on cities, towns, districts, territories, and nations around the world. With more than 9,000 A-to-Z entries and a full-color insert in each volume, this revised set is much more comprehensive and colorful than the previous edition. In addition to current place names, this encyclopedia also has a substantial listing of ancient and classical places that are no longer in existence.

Encyclopedia of Human Geography
Encyclopedia of Human Geography

Encyclopedia of Human Geography

Offers a comprehensive overview of the major ideas, concepts, terms, and approaches of human geography. This multidisciplinary volume provides cross-cultural coverage of the field as it is understood in the contemporary world and takes into account the enormous conceptual changes that have evolved since the 1970s. More than 300 entries were written by an international team of leading authorities in the field.

Encyclopedia of India
Encyclopedia of India

Encyclopedia of India

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

Encyclopedia of Interest Groups and Lobbyists in the United States
Encyclopedia of Interest Groups and Lobbyists in the United States

Encyclopedia of Interest Groups and Lobbyists in the United States

This is the first comprehensive general reference on the major American interest groups. It provides vital information on the lobbies and special interest groups that dominate American politics today, and on the reasons for their power.

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

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

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

Encyclopedia of Irish History and Culture
Encyclopedia of Irish History and Culture

Encyclopedia of Irish History and Culture

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

Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World
Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World

Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World

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

Encyclopedia of Latin America