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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Chemical Elements, ed. 2, v.

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

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

Chernobyl, ed. , v.

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

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

D-Day, ed. , v.

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

Energy Production and Alternative Energy, ed. , v.
Energy Production and Alternative Energy, ed. , v.

Energy Production and Alternative Energy, ed. , v.

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

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

Extreme Weather, ed. , v.

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

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

Farming and the Food Supply, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Media Bias, ed. , v.
Media Bias, ed. , v.

Media Bias, ed. , v.

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

Population, Resources, and Conflict, ed. , v.
Population, Resources, and Conflict, ed. , v.

Population, Resources, and Conflict, ed. , v.

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

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

Shakespeare for Students, ed. 2, v.

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

Sports in America from Colonial Times to the Twenty-First Century, ed. , v.
Sports in America from Colonial Times to the Twenty-First Century, ed. , v.

Sports in America from Colonial Times to the Twenty-First Century, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia presents a social, cultural, and economic history of American sports from hunting, bowling, and skating in the 16th century to televised professional sports today. Nearly 400 articles examine historical and cultural aspects of leagues, teams, institutions, major competitions, the media and other related industries, as well as legal and social issues, economic factors, ethnic and racial participation, and the growth of institutions and venues.

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

The Apollo 11 Moon Landing, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

The Bosnian Conflict, ed. , v.
The Bosnian Conflict, ed. , v.

The Bosnian Conflict, ed. , v.

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

The Creation of the State of Israel, ed. , v.
The Creation of the State of Israel, ed. , v.

The Creation of the State of Israel, ed. , v.

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of major factors that culminated in the establishment of Israel as an independent state in 1948.

The Crisis in Darfur, ed. , v.
The Crisis in Darfur, ed. , v.

The Crisis in Darfur, ed. , v.

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of major factors that contributed to the famine, warfare, and Islamic extremism crisis in the African region known as Darfur.

The Cuban Missile Crisis, ed. , v.
The Cuban Missile Crisis, ed. , v.

The Cuban Missile Crisis, ed. , v.

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of major factors that contributed to the Cuban missile crisis during October 1962.

The Holocaust, ed. , v.
The Holocaust, ed. , v.

The Holocaust, ed. , v.

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of major factors that contributed to the Holocaust, the mass genocide to exterminate Jews and other groups deemed undesirable by the Nazis in Germany.

The John F. Kennedy Assassination, ed. , v.
The John F. Kennedy Assassination, ed. , v.

The John F. Kennedy Assassination, ed. , v.

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of the major factors that led to the 1962 Kennedy assassination and how it had a direct effect on Americans' attitudes toward the government and, perhaps, on their own sense of security.

The Persian Gulf War, ed. , v.
The Persian Gulf War, ed. , v.

The Persian Gulf War, ed. , v.

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of major factors that contributed to the Persian Gulf War in the Middle East.

The Rwandan Genocide, ed. , v.
The Rwandan Genocide, ed. , v.

The Rwandan Genocide, ed. , v.

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of major factors that explores genocide, political corruption, and the repercussions of violence in the African country of Rwanda in 1994.

The Tiananmen Square Protests of 1989, ed. , v.
The Tiananmen Square Protests of 1989, ed. , v.

The Tiananmen Square Protests of 1989, ed. , v.

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of major factors that contributed to the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989 in China.

The Vietnam War, ed. , v.
The Vietnam War, ed. , v.

The Vietnam War, ed. , v.

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of major factors that contributed to the war in Vietnam.

World Monarchies and Dynasties, ed. , v.
World Monarchies and Dynasties, ed. , v.

World Monarchies and Dynasties, ed. , v.

This reference includes nearly 1,000 articles, supported by an extensive collection of photos, maps, lists, sidebars, and other materials, provide a complete survey of major monarchies, ruling families, kingdoms, and empires around the world, past and present.

History

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Chernobyl, ed. , v.

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

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

D-Day, ed. , v.

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

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

The Apollo 11 Moon Landing, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

The Bosnian Conflict, ed. , v.
The Bosnian Conflict, ed. , v.

The Bosnian Conflict, ed. , v.

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

The Creation of the State of Israel, ed. , v.
The Creation of the State of Israel, ed. , v.

The Creation of the State of Israel, ed. , v.

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of major factors that culminated in the establishment of Israel as an independent state in 1948.

The Crisis in Darfur, ed. , v.
The Crisis in Darfur, ed. , v.

The Crisis in Darfur, ed. , v.

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of major factors that contributed to the famine, warfare, and Islamic extremism crisis in the African region known as Darfur.

The Cuban Missile Crisis, ed. , v.
The Cuban Missile Crisis, ed. , v.

The Cuban Missile Crisis, ed. , v.

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of major factors that contributed to the Cuban missile crisis during October 1962.

The Holocaust, ed. , v.
The Holocaust, ed. , v.

The Holocaust, ed. , v.

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of major factors that contributed to the Holocaust, the mass genocide to exterminate Jews and other groups deemed undesirable by the Nazis in Germany.

The John F. Kennedy Assassination, ed. , v.
The John F. Kennedy Assassination, ed. , v.

The John F. Kennedy Assassination, ed. , v.

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of the major factors that led to the 1962 Kennedy assassination and how it had a direct effect on Americans' attitudes toward the government and, perhaps, on their own sense of security.

The Persian Gulf War, ed. , v.
The Persian Gulf War, ed. , v.

The Persian Gulf War, ed. , v.

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of major factors that contributed to the Persian Gulf War in the Middle East.

The Rwandan Genocide, ed. , v.
The Rwandan Genocide, ed. , v.

The Rwandan Genocide, ed. , v.

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of major factors that explores genocide, political corruption, and the repercussions of violence in the African country of Rwanda in 1994.

The Tiananmen Square Protests of 1989, ed. , v.
The Tiananmen Square Protests of 1989, ed. , v.

The Tiananmen Square Protests of 1989, ed. , v.

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of major factors that contributed to the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989 in China.

The Vietnam War, ed. , v.
The Vietnam War, ed. , v.

The Vietnam War, ed. , v.

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of major factors that contributed to the war in Vietnam.

World Monarchies and Dynasties, ed. , v.
World Monarchies and Dynasties, ed. , v.

World Monarchies and Dynasties, ed. , v.

This reference includes nearly 1,000 articles, supported by an extensive collection of photos, maps, lists, sidebars, and other materials, provide a complete survey of major monarchies, ruling families, kingdoms, and empires around the world, past and present.

Literature

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Shakespeare for Students, ed. 2, v.

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

Science

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

Chemical Elements, ed. 2, v.

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

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

Farming and the Food Supply, ed. , v.

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

Population, Resources, and Conflict, ed. , v.
Population, Resources, and Conflict, ed. , v.

Population, Resources, and Conflict, ed. , v.

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

Environment

Energy Production and Alternative Energy, ed. , v.
Energy Production and Alternative Energy, ed. , v.

Energy Production and Alternative Energy, ed. , v.

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

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

Extreme Weather, ed. , v.

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

Social Science

Media Bias, ed. , v.
Media Bias, ed. , v.

Media Bias, ed. , v.

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

Nation and World

Sports in America from Colonial Times to the Twenty-First Century, ed. , v.
Sports in America from Colonial Times to the Twenty-First Century, ed. , v.

Sports in America from Colonial Times to the Twenty-First Century, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia presents a social, cultural, and economic history of American sports from hunting, bowling, and skating in the 16th century to televised professional sports today. Nearly 400 articles examine historical and cultural aspects of leagues, teams, institutions, major competitions, the media and other related industries, as well as legal and social issues, economic factors, ethnic and racial participation, and the growth of institutions and venues.

The Rwandan Genocide, ed. , v.
The Rwandan Genocide, ed. , v.

The Rwandan Genocide, ed. , v.

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of major factors that explores genocide, political corruption, and the repercussions of violence in the African country of Rwanda in 1994.