Full text for nearly 500 popular, high school magazines. Also includes full text reference books, biographies, primary source documents, and an Image Collection.
Helps researchers understand today’s crucial issues by exploring hundreds of hot topics in politics, government, business, society, education, and popular culture.
The Library holds over 500 archive collections and a significant museum collection of over 5000 objects. Most of this material dates from the late 19th century onwards.
Library, Archives and Research Catalogs SMITHSONIAN LIBRARIES 1.5 million printed books, manuscripts, periodicals, exhibition catalogs, and electronic versions of rare books and exhibitions.
Welcome to UNESCO's Clearing House for Literary Translation, an initiative developed in the framework of the Global Alliance for Cultural Diversity, as well as a centre for information, guidance and encounter for all those (translators, publishers, researchers, archivists, teachers) working on the discovery and promotion of still unknown literatures.
This book showcases primary documents that follow the events of the 9/11 attacks and the subsequent War on Terror. Through such documents as speeches, diplomatic exchanges, military communiques, and government reports issued by opposing sides in the global conflict, valuable insights into the role of diplomacy, military strategy, national security concerns, and ideological propaganda in the global War on Terror and their influences on the 21st-century world are discussed.
This work provides encyclopedic coverage of a wide array of Central, North, and East Asian ethnic groups. For each group, an overview covers population, languages and religions, parallels with other groups, origins and early development, major historic events, and cultural belief systems, as well as typical ways of life, relations with neighboring groups, politics and recent history, notable challenges, and demographic trends.
This book explores all aspects of the gun control issue, including incidence of gun violence; gun rights; government regulation, legislation, and court decisions; gun organizations (for gun control and for gun rights); gun enthusiast subcultures (hunters, target shooters, collectors); and U.S. attitudes toward guns. It presents current and historical data on U.S. gun violence and places these numbers against international statistics on gun violence.
This book covers all aspects of 1920s political, artistic, popular, and economic culture in America, examining cultural and social advancement as well as various forms of oppression in the United States, including the rise of tabloid journalism and mass media, the banning and reinstatement of alcohol, and the advent of voting rights for women and Native Americans. It includes topical and biographical entries, primary documents, sample essay questions, and learning objectives.
Presents easy-to-understand information on more than 200 countries and dependencies from around the world. Entries discuss a variety of topics in detail, from banking and securities to climate, from government data to demographic statistics. Also includes biographical essays on national leaders.