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21st Century Geography
21st Century Geography

21st Century Geography

Highlights the most important topics, issues, questions, and debates any student obtaining a degree in the field of geography ought to have mastered for effectiveness in the 21st century.

Acronyms, Initialisms & Abbreviations Dictionary, ed. 45
Acronyms, Initialisms & Abbreviations Dictionary, ed. 45

Acronyms, Initialisms & Abbreviations Dictionary, ed. 45

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.

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.

Arms & Armor, Rev. ed.
Arms & Armor, Rev. ed.

Arms & Armor, Rev. ed.

Examines the design, construction, and uses of hand weapons and armor from a Stone Age axe to the revolvers and rifles of the Wild West.

Australia
Australia

Australia

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

Aztec, Inca, and Maya, Rev. ed.
Aztec, Inca, and Maya, Rev. ed.

Aztec, Inca, and Maya, Rev. ed.

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

Boston
Boston

Boston

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

Boston
Boston

Boston

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

City
City

City

Introduces the world's most fascinating, fast-paced cities and how they grow and function, including suburbs, shanty towns, and high-rise business districts.

Computer
Computer

Computer

Presents an illustrated look at computers, describing how they were invented, how they work, the different types, how they are used in everyday life, and how they affect the future.

Costa Rica
Costa Rica

Costa Rica

Provides background information on Costa Rica; describes the major sights, and suggests hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.

Croatia
Croatia

Croatia

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

Cruise Guide to Europe & The Mediterranean
Cruise Guide to Europe & The Mediterranean

Cruise Guide to Europe & The Mediterranean

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

Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic

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

Economy
Economy

Economy

Provides a comprehensive examination of the complex ways in which economies succeed or fail, covering the role and value of currency, the reasons that recessions happen, and why some countries are poor while others are rich.

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 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 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 Family Health
Encyclopedia of Family Health

Encyclopedia of Family Health

Provides a comprehensive summary of theory, research, practice, and policy on family health and wellness promotion.

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

Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World, ed. 2

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

Encyclopedia of Lifestyle Medicine & Health
Encyclopedia of Lifestyle Medicine & Health

Encyclopedia of Lifestyle Medicine & Health

Text offers thorough coverage of relevant topics and issues in historical and contemporary context, with information on lifestyle habits and practices and their impact on health.

Encyclopedia of Sports Medicine
Encyclopedia of Sports Medicine

Encyclopedia of Sports Medicine

Provides the most comprehensive and accessible information available on sports medicine.

Endangered Animals
Endangered Animals

Endangered Animals

Provides an introduction to various animal species that are threatened with extinction, including polar bears, sea turtles, river dolphins, jaguars, gibbons, and others; and discusses ways to help them survive.

Flight, Rev. ed.
Flight, Rev. ed.

Flight, Rev. ed.

Traces the history and development of aircraft from hot-air balloons to jetliners, and includes information on the principles of flight and the inner workings of various flying machines.

Florence & Tuscany
Florence & Tuscany

Florence & Tuscany

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

Florida
Florida

Florida

Provides travel information needed for parents to ensure a fun and stress-free family holiday. This guide covers Rome, Italy featuring all the major cultural attractions and historical sights, along with family-friendly hotels and restaurants, and activities for both adults and children.

Food
Food

Food

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

Great Britain
Great Britain

Great Britain

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

How Everyday Products are Made
How Everyday Products are Made

How Everyday Products are Made

Examines products that figure prominently in the everyday lives of teens, as well as many other items of interest. Entries describe the whys and hows of the inventions, provide step-by-step descriptions of the manufacturing process, and offer predictions about product enhancements for the future. Includes critical thinking questions, photos, illustrations, sidebars, and a “For More Information” bibliography of books, periodicals, and websites.

Human Diseases and Conditions, ed. 3
Human Diseases and Conditions, ed. 3

Human Diseases and Conditions, ed. 3

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.

International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers, ed. 4
International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers, ed. 4

International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers, ed. 4

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

International Directory of Company Histories, v. 127
International Directory of Company Histories, v. 127

International Directory of Company Histories, v. 127

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

Las Vegas
Las Vegas

Las Vegas

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

Medieval Life, Rev. ed.
Medieval Life, Rev. ed.

Medieval Life, Rev. ed.

Presents an illustrated look at various aspects of life in medieval Europe, covering everyday life, religion, and royalty.

Mythology, Rev. ed.
Mythology, Rev. ed.

Mythology, Rev. ed.

Surveys the treatment of gods, goddesses, the heavens, creation, death, and evil as expressed in various mythologies around the world.

New England
New England

New England

Provides background information on New England; recommends the 10 best restaurants, nightlife, entertainment, hotels, and local attractions.

New Orleans
New Orleans

New Orleans

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

Notable Sports Figures
Notable Sports Figures

Notable Sports Figures

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

Plant, Rev. ed.
Plant, Rev. ed.

Plant, Rev. ed.

Provides information about the complexities of the plant kingdom, covering non-flowering as well as flowering plants and revealing their structures, natural history, and importance in human life.

Pond & River, Rev. ed.
Pond & River, Rev. ed.

Pond & River, Rev. ed.

Presents information about the range of plants and animals found in fresh water throughout the year, examining the living conditions and survival mechanisms of creatures dwelling at the edge of the water.

Predator
Predator

Predator

Presents an illustrated look at the predatory behavior of various animal species, discussing such topics as how animals stalk their prey, the lures and traps they use, and where predators fit in various food chains.

Pyramid, Rev. ed.
Pyramid, Rev. ed.

Pyramid, Rev. ed.

Looks at the secrets of the monumental structures of the ancient world, from the tombs of Egypt to the pyramids of Central America.

San Francisco
San Francisco

San Francisco

A pocket guidebook to San Francisco. Covers all the key sights, hotels, restaurants, shops and bars; includes a full color map.

Science
Science

Science

Introduces the key aspects of science, covering all the crucial topics from atoms and evolution to explosive chemical reactions.

Scotland
Scotland

Scotland

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

Scotland
Scotland

Scotland

Provides travel information on Scotland; recommends the 10 best restaurants, bars, nightlife, neighborhoods, hotels, and local attractions.

Sicily
Sicily

Sicily

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

Soccer, Rev. ed.
Soccer, Rev. ed.

Soccer, Rev. ed.

Examines all aspects of the game of soccer, including its history, rules, techniques, tactics, equipment, playing fields, and competitive play.

Something About the Author, v. 181
Something About the Author, v. 181

Something About the Author, v. 181

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

Space Exploration
Space Exploration

Space Exploration

Describes rockets, exploratory vehicles, and other technological aspects of space exploration, satellites, space stations, and the life and work of astronauts.

Switzerland
Switzerland

Switzerland

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

The Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health, ed. 2
The Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health, ed. 2

The Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health, ed. 2

Provides in-depth coverage of pediatric diseases and disorders, with issues related to physical and cognitive and behavioral development. Covers every major body system. There is a distinct emphasis on health issues affecting children under the age of four.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, ed. 4
The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, ed. 4

The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, ed. 4

Includes information on more than 1,700 medical disorders and concepts. Each article includes in-depth discussion of causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, procedures, and other related topics. Written for a general audience with an authoritative tone.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Psychology, ed. 3
The Gale Encyclopedia of Psychology, ed. 3

The Gale Encyclopedia of Psychology, ed. 3

This resource covers the entire spectrum of psychology, including: notable people, theories and terms; landmark case studies and experiments; applications of psychology in advertising, medicine and sports; and career information.

The Rough Guide to Australia, ed. 11
The Rough Guide to Australia, ed. 11

The Rough Guide to Australia, ed. 11

A travel guidebook to Australia. Recommends accommodations, restaurants, and attractions for various budgets.

The Rough Guide to Costa Rica, ed. 7
The Rough Guide to Costa Rica, ed. 7

The Rough Guide to Costa Rica, ed. 7

A travel guidebook to Costa Rica. Recommends accommodations, restaurants, and attractions for various budgets.

The Rough Guide to Europe on a Budget, ed. 4
The Rough Guide to Europe on a Budget, ed. 4

The Rough Guide to Europe on a Budget, ed. 4

Provides in-depth budget information for all European countries and every aspect of travel, including accommodations, restaurants, special events, festivals, and outdoor activities.

The Rough Guide to Fiji, ed. 2
The Rough Guide to Fiji, ed. 2

The Rough Guide to Fiji, ed. 2

A travel guidebook to Fiji. Recommends accommodations, restaurants, and attractions for various budgets.

Toronto
Toronto

Toronto

Provides background information on Toronto. Recommends the 10 best restaurants, bars, nightlife, neighborhoods, hotels, and local attractions.

Treasure
Treasure

Treasure

Be an eyewitness to the exciting search for precious artifacts, hidden or lost through the centuries and rediscovered by archaeologists and treasure hunters.

Twenty-First Century Novels
Twenty-First Century Novels

Twenty-First Century Novels

Brings the most important fictional works of the last 10 years into view, discussing plot, characters, critical reception and more. Features broad coverage of multiethnic/multicultural communities and curricula, bringing an insight to readers of contemporary global literature in English translation.

USA
USA

USA

Highlights the USA's national parks, scenic routes, the vast wilderness, world-class cities, top museums and galleries, covering the culture, history and sights in-depth. Provides tips on travel, customs, laws and what to expect while traveling the USA.

Vancouver & Victoria
Vancouver & Victoria

Vancouver & Victoria

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

VideoHound's Golden Movie Retriever, ed. 2018
VideoHound's Golden Movie Retriever, ed. 2018

VideoHound's Golden Movie Retriever, ed. 2018

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

Viking
Viking

Viking

Offers a unique view into the lives of the Norse people from fighting longships and legendary bravery to mythological gods and monsters.

Water
Water

Water

Looks at the role of water in our bodies, our cultures, and our world.

Nation and World

21st Century Geography
21st Century Geography

21st Century Geography

Highlights the most important topics, issues, questions, and debates any student obtaining a degree in the field of geography ought to have mastered for effectiveness in the 21st century.

Aztec, Inca, and Maya, Rev. ed.
Aztec, Inca, and Maya, Rev. ed.

Aztec, Inca, and Maya, Rev. ed.

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

General Reference

Acronyms, Initialisms & Abbreviations Dictionary, ed. 45
Acronyms, Initialisms & Abbreviations Dictionary, ed. 45

Acronyms, Initialisms & Abbreviations Dictionary, ed. 45

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.

Soccer, Rev. ed.
Soccer, Rev. ed.

Soccer, Rev. ed.

Examines all aspects of the game of soccer, including its history, rules, techniques, tactics, equipment, playing fields, and competitive play.

Treasure
Treasure

Treasure

Be an eyewitness to the exciting search for precious artifacts, hidden or lost through the centuries and rediscovered by archaeologists and treasure hunters.

History

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.

Aztec, Inca, and Maya, Rev. ed.
Aztec, Inca, and Maya, Rev. ed.

Aztec, Inca, and Maya, Rev. ed.

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

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

Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World, ed. 2

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

Medieval Life, Rev. ed.
Medieval Life, Rev. ed.

Medieval Life, Rev. ed.

Presents an illustrated look at various aspects of life in medieval Europe, covering everyday life, religion, and royalty.

Pyramid, Rev. ed.
Pyramid, Rev. ed.

Pyramid, Rev. ed.

Looks at the secrets of the monumental structures of the ancient world, from the tombs of Egypt to the pyramids of Central America.

Treasure
Treasure

Treasure

Be an eyewitness to the exciting search for precious artifacts, hidden or lost through the centuries and rediscovered by archaeologists and treasure hunters.

Viking
Viking

Viking

Offers a unique view into the lives of the Norse people from fighting longships and legendary bravery to mythological gods and monsters.

Technology

Arms & Armor, Rev. ed.
Arms & Armor, Rev. ed.

Arms & Armor, Rev. ed.

Examines the design, construction, and uses of hand weapons and armor from a Stone Age axe to the revolvers and rifles of the Wild West.

Computer
Computer

Computer

Presents an illustrated look at computers, describing how they were invented, how they work, the different types, how they are used in everyday life, and how they affect the future.

Flight, Rev. ed.
Flight, Rev. ed.

Flight, Rev. ed.

Traces the history and development of aircraft from hot-air balloons to jetliners, and includes information on the principles of flight and the inner workings of various flying machines.

How Everyday Products are Made
How Everyday Products are Made

How Everyday Products are Made

Examines products that figure prominently in the everyday lives of teens, as well as many other items of interest. Entries describe the whys and hows of the inventions, provide step-by-step descriptions of the manufacturing process, and offer predictions about product enhancements for the future. Includes critical thinking questions, photos, illustrations, sidebars, and a “For More Information” bibliography of books, periodicals, and websites.

Space Exploration
Space Exploration

Space Exploration

Describes rockets, exploratory vehicles, and other technological aspects of space exploration, satellites, space stations, and the life and work of astronauts.

Travel

Australia
Australia

Australia

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

Boston
Boston

Boston

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

Boston
Boston

Boston

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

Costa Rica
Costa Rica

Costa Rica

Provides background information on Costa Rica; describes the major sights, and suggests hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.

Croatia
Croatia

Croatia

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

Cruise Guide to Europe & The Mediterranean
Cruise Guide to Europe & The Mediterranean

Cruise Guide to Europe & The Mediterranean

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

Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic

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

Florence & Tuscany
Florence & Tuscany

Florence & Tuscany

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

Florida
Florida

Florida

Provides travel information needed for parents to ensure a fun and stress-free family holiday. This guide covers Rome, Italy featuring all the major cultural attractions and historical sights, along with family-friendly hotels and restaurants, and activities for both adults and children.

Great Britain
Great Britain

Great Britain

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

Las Vegas
Las Vegas

Las Vegas

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

New England
New England

New England

Provides background information on New England; recommends the 10 best restaurants, nightlife, entertainment, hotels, and local attractions.

New Orleans
New Orleans

New Orleans

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

San Francisco
San Francisco

San Francisco

A pocket guidebook to San Francisco. Covers all the key sights, hotels, restaurants, shops and bars; includes a full color map.

Scotland
Scotland

Scotland

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

Scotland
Scotland

Scotland

Provides travel information on Scotland; recommends the 10 best restaurants, bars, nightlife, neighborhoods, hotels, and local attractions.

Sicily
Sicily

Sicily

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

Switzerland
Switzerland

Switzerland

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

The Rough Guide to Australia, ed. 11
The Rough Guide to Australia, ed. 11

The Rough Guide to Australia, ed. 11

A travel guidebook to Australia. Recommends accommodations, restaurants, and attractions for various budgets.

The Rough Guide to Costa Rica, ed. 7
The Rough Guide to Costa Rica, ed. 7

The Rough Guide to Costa Rica, ed. 7

A travel guidebook to Costa Rica. Recommends accommodations, restaurants, and attractions for various budgets.

The Rough Guide to Europe on a Budget, ed. 4
The Rough Guide to Europe on a Budget, ed. 4

The Rough Guide to Europe on a Budget, ed. 4

Provides in-depth budget information for all European countries and every aspect of travel, including accommodations, restaurants, special events, festivals, and outdoor activities.

The Rough Guide to Fiji, ed. 2
The Rough Guide to Fiji, ed. 2

The Rough Guide to Fiji, ed. 2

A travel guidebook to Fiji. Recommends accommodations, restaurants, and attractions for various budgets.

Toronto
Toronto

Toronto

Provides background information on Toronto. Recommends the 10 best restaurants, bars, nightlife, neighborhoods, hotels, and local attractions.

USA
USA

USA

Highlights the USA's national parks, scenic routes, the vast wilderness, world-class cities, top museums and galleries, covering the culture, history and sights in-depth. Provides tips on travel, customs, laws and what to expect while traveling the USA.

Vancouver & Victoria
Vancouver & Victoria

Vancouver & Victoria

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

Social Science

City
City

City

Introduces the world's most fascinating, fast-paced cities and how they grow and function, including suburbs, shanty towns, and high-rise business districts.

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.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Psychology, ed. 3
The Gale Encyclopedia of Psychology, ed. 3

The Gale Encyclopedia of Psychology, ed. 3

This resource covers the entire spectrum of psychology, including: notable people, theories and terms; landmark case studies and experiments; applications of psychology in advertising, medicine and sports; and career information.

Business

Economy
Economy

Economy

Provides a comprehensive examination of the complex ways in which economies succeed or fail, covering the role and value of currency, the reasons that recessions happen, and why some countries are poor while others are rich.

International Directory of Company Histories, v. 127
International Directory of Company Histories, v. 127

International Directory of Company Histories, v. 127

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

Religion

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

Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World, ed. 2

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

Medicine

Encyclopedia of Family Health
Encyclopedia of Family Health

Encyclopedia of Family Health

Provides a comprehensive summary of theory, research, practice, and policy on family health and wellness promotion.

Encyclopedia of Lifestyle Medicine & Health
Encyclopedia of Lifestyle Medicine & Health

Encyclopedia of Lifestyle Medicine & Health

Text offers thorough coverage of relevant topics and issues in historical and contemporary context, with information on lifestyle habits and practices and their impact on health.

Encyclopedia of Sports Medicine
Encyclopedia of Sports Medicine

Encyclopedia of Sports Medicine

Provides the most comprehensive and accessible information available on sports medicine.

Human Diseases and Conditions, ed. 3
Human Diseases and Conditions, ed. 3

Human Diseases and Conditions, ed. 3

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.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health, ed. 2
The Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health, ed. 2

The Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health, ed. 2

Provides in-depth coverage of pediatric diseases and disorders, with issues related to physical and cognitive and behavioral development. Covers every major body system. There is a distinct emphasis on health issues affecting children under the age of four.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, ed. 4
The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, ed. 4

The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, ed. 4

Includes information on more than 1,700 medical disorders and concepts. Each article includes in-depth discussion of causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, procedures, and other related topics. Written for a general audience with an authoritative tone.

Environment

Endangered Animals
Endangered Animals

Endangered Animals

Provides an introduction to various animal species that are threatened with extinction, including polar bears, sea turtles, river dolphins, jaguars, gibbons, and others; and discusses ways to help them survive.

Pond & River, Rev. ed.
Pond & River, Rev. ed.

Pond & River, Rev. ed.

Presents information about the range of plants and animals found in fresh water throughout the year, examining the living conditions and survival mechanisms of creatures dwelling at the edge of the water.

Predator
Predator

Predator

Presents an illustrated look at the predatory behavior of various animal species, discussing such topics as how animals stalk their prey, the lures and traps they use, and where predators fit in various food chains.

Water
Water

Water

Looks at the role of water in our bodies, our cultures, and our world.

Science

Food
Food

Food

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

Plant, Rev. ed.
Plant, Rev. ed.

Plant, Rev. ed.

Provides information about the complexities of the plant kingdom, covering non-flowering as well as flowering plants and revealing their structures, natural history, and importance in human life.

Science
Science

Science

Introduces the key aspects of science, covering all the crucial topics from atoms and evolution to explosive chemical reactions.

Arts

International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers, ed. 4
International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers, ed. 4

International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers, ed. 4

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

VideoHound's Golden Movie Retriever, ed. 2018
VideoHound's Golden Movie Retriever, ed. 2018

VideoHound's Golden Movie Retriever, ed. 2018

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

Literature

Mythology, Rev. ed.
Mythology, Rev. ed.

Mythology, Rev. ed.

Surveys the treatment of gods, goddesses, the heavens, creation, death, and evil as expressed in various mythologies around the world.

Something About the Author, v. 181
Something About the Author, v. 181

Something About the Author, v. 181

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

Twenty-First Century Novels
Twenty-First Century Novels

Twenty-First Century Novels

Brings the most important fictional works of the last 10 years into view, discussing plot, characters, critical reception and more. Features broad coverage of multiethnic/multicultural communities and curricula, bringing an insight to readers of contemporary global literature in English translation.

Biography

Notable Sports Figures
Notable Sports Figures

Notable Sports Figures

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

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