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Beacham's Guide to the Endangered Species of North America, ed. , v.
Beacham's Guide to the Endangered Species of North America, ed. , v.

Beacham's Guide to the Endangered Species of North America, ed. , v.

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.

Biology, ed. , v.
Biology, ed. , v.

Biology, ed. , v.

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.

Blackbirch Kid's Visual Reference of the United States, ed. , v.
Blackbirch Kid's Visual Reference of the United States, ed. , v.

Blackbirch Kid's Visual Reference of the United States, ed. , v.

An alphabetical presentation of brief statistics, maps and pictorial information about each of the fifty United States, as well as U.S. territories and possessions. Coverage includes geography, state history, population, ethnic groups, natural resources, famous natives, and vital statistics. For students in elementary schools.

Blackbirch Kid's Visual Reference of the World, ed. , v.
Blackbirch Kid's Visual Reference of the World, ed. , v.

Blackbirch Kid's Visual Reference of the World, ed. , v.

An alphabetical presentation of brief statistics, maps and pictorial information about every country in the world. Coverage includes geography, industry, population, ethnic groups, climate, religion, education, and daily life. Includes a special section of political, topographical, and thematic world maps. For students in elementary schools.

Business Leader Profiles for Students, ed. , v.
Business Leader Profiles for Students, ed. , v.

Business Leader Profiles for Students, ed. , v.

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

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

Contemporary Fashion, ed. 2, v.

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

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

Contemporary Novelists, ed. 7, v.

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

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

Contemporary Poets, ed. 7, v.

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

Daily Life in The Progressive Era, ed. , v.
Daily Life in The Progressive Era, ed. , v.

Daily Life in The Progressive Era, ed. , v.

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.

Encyclopedia of Espionage, Intelligence and Security, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Espionage, Intelligence and Security, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Espionage, Intelligence and Security, ed. , v.

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 Population, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Population, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Population, ed. , v.

Provides coverage of demographic topics both in the core field and in neighboring disciplines. Encompasses the large-scale changes in emphasis and research directions in population studies during the last 20 years. Topics covered include: rapid demographic expansion in poor countries, low fertility rates, immigration, problems of old-age support, the environmental impact of dense population; the press for expanded reproductive rights; and many other issues.

Encyclopedia of Small Business, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of Small Business, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of Small Business, ed. 2, v.

This convenient and exhaustive 2-vol. print reference source is designed to provide entrepreneurs with how-to information that they can apply to their own business. The Encyclopedia contains 600 detailed articles and overviews of all the key information needs of small business owners, including financing; financial planning; business plan creation; market analysis; sales strategy; tax planning, human resource issues and more.

Fashion, Costume, and Culture: Clothing, Headwear, Body Decorations, and Footwear through the Ages, ed. , v.
Fashion, Costume, and Culture: Clothing, Headwear, Body Decorations, and Footwear through the Ages, ed. , v.

Fashion, Costume, and Culture: Clothing, Headwear, Body Decorations, and Footwear through the Ages, ed. , v.

Provides a broad overview of costume traditions of diverse cultures from prehistoric times to the present day. Examines more than 430 items of human decoration and adornment, ranging from togas to turbans, necklaces to tennis shoes. Explores how and why items were created, the people who made them, and their uses. This set shows how clothing, headwear, body decorations, and footwear reflect the different cultural, religious, and societal beliefs.

From Columbus to Colonial America, ed. , v.
From Columbus to Colonial America, ed. , v.

From Columbus to Colonial America, ed. , v.

Using primary source documents, this volume recounts the early beginnings of the "New World" starting with discovery and colonization of the land that would become the United States.

From Democracy's Roots to a Country Divided, ed. , v.
From Democracy's Roots to a Country Divided, ed. , v.

From Democracy's Roots to a Country Divided, ed. , v.

This volume uses primary source documents to chronicle America's transition from the end of the War of 1812 to the time when tension was about to split apart the country in the Civil War.

Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America, ed. 2, v.
Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America, ed. 2, v.

Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America, ed. 2, v.

Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America contains 152 original essays (about 8,000-12,000 words each) on specific minority and ethnic groups in the U.S., with an emphasis on culture (religions, holidays, customs, language) in addition to information on historical background and settlement patterns. The Encyclopedia also covers ethnoreligious groups such as Jews, Chaldeans and Amish.

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

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

Designed to answer such key questions as: How has the U.S. Constitution shaped the economy of the United States? What were the consequences of Prohibition on consumers behavior? This title presents 1,000 entries, era overviews, event/movement profiles, biographies, business/industry profiled, geographic profiles, and more.

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

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

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.

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

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

A survey of the Renaissance-era topics most studied in high school world history, art literature, economics and science curriculum. Presents 465 alphabetically arranged entries broadly covering people, places, events, concepts, works of art and literature, and scientific achievements from around 1350 to 1620. For students in grades 7 and higher.

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

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

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

The 1910s, ed. , v.
The 1910s, ed. , v.

The 1910s, ed. , v.

This book discusses the decade 1910-1919 in the United States, covering the most important technological, scientific, political, social, and economic events of the century. It looks at arts, entertainment, sports, lifestyles, fashions, and fads popular during this decade.

The 1920s, ed. , v.
The 1920s, ed. , v.

The 1920s, ed. , v.

This book discusses the decade 1920-1929 in the United States, covering the most important technological, scientific, political, social, and economic events of the century. It looks at arts, entertainment, sports, lifestyles, fashions, and fads popular during this decade.

The 1930s, ed. , v.
The 1930s, ed. , v.

The 1930s, ed. , v.

This book discusses the decade 1930-1939 in the United States, covering the most important technological, scientific, political, social, and economic events of the century. It looks at arts, entertainment, sports, lifestyles, fashions, and fads popular during this decade.

The 1940s, ed. , v.
The 1940s, ed. , v.

The 1940s, ed. , v.

This book discusses the decade 1940-1949 in the United States, covering the most important technological, scientific, political, social, and economic events of the century. It looks at arts, entertainment, sports, lifestyles, fashions, and fads popular during this decade.

The 1950s, ed. , v.
The 1950s, ed. , v.

The 1950s, ed. , v.

This book discusses the decade 1950-1959 in the United States, covering the most important technological, scientific, political, social, and economic events of the century. It looks at arts, entertainment, sports, lifestyles, fashions, and fads popular during this decade.

The 1960s, ed. , v.
The 1960s, ed. , v.

The 1960s, ed. , v.

This book discusses the decade 1960-1969 in the United States, covering the most important technological, scientific, political, social, and economic events of the century. It looks at arts, entertainment, sports, lifestyles, fashions, and fads popular during this decade.

The 1970s, ed. , v.
The 1970s, ed. , v.

The 1970s, ed. , v.

This book discusses the decade 1970-1979 in the United States, covering the most important technological, scientific, political, social, and economic events of the century. It looks at arts, entertainment, sports, lifestyles, fashions, and fads popular during this decade.

The 1980s, ed. , v.
The 1980s, ed. , v.

The 1980s, ed. , v.

This book discusses the decade 1980-1989 in the United States, covering the most important technological, scientific, political, social, and economic events of the century. It looks at arts, entertainment, sports, lifestyles, fashions, and fads popular during this decade.

The 1990s, ed. , v.
The 1990s, ed. , v.

The 1990s, ed. , v.

This book discusses the decade 1990-1999 in the United States, covering the most important technological, scientific, political, social, and economic events of the century. It looks at arts, entertainment, sports, lifestyles, fashions, and fads popular during this decade.

The 2000s, ed. , v.
The 2000s, ed. , v.

The 2000s, ed. , v.

This book discusses the decade 2000-2009 in the United States, covering the most important technological, scientific, political, social, and economic events of the century. It looks at arts, entertainment, sports, lifestyles, fashions, and fads popular during this decade.

The American Civil War and Reconstruction, ed. , v.
The American Civil War and Reconstruction, ed. , v.

The American Civil War and Reconstruction, ed. , v.

Utilizing primary document sources, this volume examines the time period of the United States from the bitter dispute during the Civil War to the time afterwards during the Reconstruction.

The American Revolution and the Young Republic, ed. , v.
The American Revolution and the Young Republic, ed. , v.

The American Revolution and the Young Republic, ed. , v.

Utilizing primary document sources, this volume examines the time period of the United States when protests by the colonists against the British rule led to the American Revolution and, later, the War of 1812.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine, ed. 2, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine, ed. 2, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine, ed. 2, v.

The encyclopedia identifies 150 types of alternative medicine being practiced today, including reflexology, acupressure, acupuncture, chelation therapy, kinesiology, yoga, chiropractic, Feldenkrais, polarity therapy, detoxification, naturopathy, Chinese medicine, biofeedback, Ayurveda and osteopathy. For the practitioner or interested patient, there are current training requirements, listings of organizations, as well as descriptions of treatments.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer, ed. 2, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer, ed. 2, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer, ed. 2, v.

Comprehensive survey of 120 cancers, cancer drugs, traditional and alternative treatments, side effects and diagnostic procedures.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders, ed. 2, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders, ed. 2, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders, ed. 2, v.

Provides clear, complete information on genetic disorders, including conditions, tests, procedures, treatments and therapies, in articles that are both comprehensive and easy to understand in language accessible to laypersons.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, ed. 3, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, ed. 3, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, ed. 3, v.

Includes information on more than 1,600 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 History of Afghanistan, ed. 2, v.
The History of Afghanistan, ed. 2, v.

The History of Afghanistan, ed. 2, v.

This chronological account traces the history of Afghanistan from pre-civilization to present-day events and considers the future of democracy in Afghanistan.

U.S. Imperialism and Progressivism, ed. , v.
U.S. Imperialism and Progressivism, ed. , v.

U.S. Imperialism and Progressivism, ed. , v.

This volume examines American history between the end of the Civil War and the end of World War I, considering in depth both the imperialist and progressive influences that heralded the country's future position as a major force on the international stage.

UXL Encyclopedia of Landforms and Other Geologic Features, ed. , v.
UXL Encyclopedia of Landforms and Other Geologic Features, ed. , v.

UXL Encyclopedia of Landforms and Other Geologic Features, ed. , v.

Focuses on the physical and geological aspects, structure, and features of 48 of the earth's landforms - what they are, how they look, how they were created, how they change over time, and major geological events associated with them. Written for middle school students to support earth science and landform-related assignments, alphabetically arranged entries follow a standard and consistent subheaded format; and range in length from 9 to 11 pages.

World of Earth Science, ed. , v.
World of Earth Science, ed. , v.

World of Earth Science, ed. , v.

This new title in Gale's World Of...Series is a comprehensive guide to the concepts, theories, discoveries, pioneers and issues relating to topics in earth science. World of Earth Science's encyclopedic approach offers approximately 650 entries in a convenient A-Z format, cross-reference headings and is written in easy to understand language.

Environment

Beacham's Guide to the Endangered Species of North America, ed. , v.
Beacham's Guide to the Endangered Species of North America, ed. , v.

Beacham's Guide to the Endangered Species of North America, ed. , v.

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.

UXL Encyclopedia of Landforms and Other Geologic Features, ed. , v.
UXL Encyclopedia of Landforms and Other Geologic Features, ed. , v.

UXL Encyclopedia of Landforms and Other Geologic Features, ed. , v.

Focuses on the physical and geological aspects, structure, and features of 48 of the earth's landforms - what they are, how they look, how they were created, how they change over time, and major geological events associated with them. Written for middle school students to support earth science and landform-related assignments, alphabetically arranged entries follow a standard and consistent subheaded format; and range in length from 9 to 11 pages.

Science

Biology, ed. , v.
Biology, ed. , v.

Biology, ed. , v.

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.

World of Earth Science, ed. , v.
World of Earth Science, ed. , v.

World of Earth Science, ed. , v.

This new title in Gale's World Of...Series is a comprehensive guide to the concepts, theories, discoveries, pioneers and issues relating to topics in earth science. World of Earth Science's encyclopedic approach offers approximately 650 entries in a convenient A-Z format, cross-reference headings and is written in easy to understand language.

Nation and World

Blackbirch Kid's Visual Reference of the United States, ed. , v.
Blackbirch Kid's Visual Reference of the United States, ed. , v.

Blackbirch Kid's Visual Reference of the United States, ed. , v.

An alphabetical presentation of brief statistics, maps and pictorial information about each of the fifty United States, as well as U.S. territories and possessions. Coverage includes geography, state history, population, ethnic groups, natural resources, famous natives, and vital statistics. For students in elementary schools.

Blackbirch Kid's Visual Reference of the World, ed. , v.
Blackbirch Kid's Visual Reference of the World, ed. , v.

Blackbirch Kid's Visual Reference of the World, ed. , v.

An alphabetical presentation of brief statistics, maps and pictorial information about every country in the world. Coverage includes geography, industry, population, ethnic groups, climate, religion, education, and daily life. Includes a special section of political, topographical, and thematic world maps. For students in elementary schools.

The History of Afghanistan, ed. 2, v.
The History of Afghanistan, ed. 2, v.

The History of Afghanistan, ed. 2, v.

This chronological account traces the history of Afghanistan from pre-civilization to present-day events and considers the future of democracy in Afghanistan.

Business

Business Leader Profiles for Students, ed. , v.
Business Leader Profiles for Students, ed. , v.

Business Leader Profiles for Students, ed. , v.

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

Encyclopedia of Small Business, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of Small Business, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of Small Business, ed. 2, v.

This convenient and exhaustive 2-vol. print reference source is designed to provide entrepreneurs with how-to information that they can apply to their own business. The Encyclopedia contains 600 detailed articles and overviews of all the key information needs of small business owners, including financing; financial planning; business plan creation; market analysis; sales strategy; tax planning, human resource issues and more.

Biography

Business Leader Profiles for Students, ed. , v.
Business Leader Profiles for Students, ed. , v.

Business Leader Profiles for Students, ed. , v.

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

Arts

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

Contemporary Fashion, ed. 2, v.

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

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

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

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.

Literature

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

Contemporary Novelists, ed. 7, v.

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

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

Contemporary Poets, ed. 7, v.

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

History

Daily Life in The Progressive Era, ed. , v.
Daily Life in The Progressive Era, ed. , v.

Daily Life in The Progressive Era, ed. , v.

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.

Encyclopedia of Espionage, Intelligence and Security, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Espionage, Intelligence and Security, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Espionage, Intelligence and Security, ed. , v.

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.

Fashion, Costume, and Culture: Clothing, Headwear, Body Decorations, and Footwear through the Ages, ed. , v.
Fashion, Costume, and Culture: Clothing, Headwear, Body Decorations, and Footwear through the Ages, ed. , v.

Fashion, Costume, and Culture: Clothing, Headwear, Body Decorations, and Footwear through the Ages, ed. , v.

Provides a broad overview of costume traditions of diverse cultures from prehistoric times to the present day. Examines more than 430 items of human decoration and adornment, ranging from togas to turbans, necklaces to tennis shoes. Explores how and why items were created, the people who made them, and their uses. This set shows how clothing, headwear, body decorations, and footwear reflect the different cultural, religious, and societal beliefs.

From Columbus to Colonial America, ed. , v.
From Columbus to Colonial America, ed. , v.

From Columbus to Colonial America, ed. , v.

Using primary source documents, this volume recounts the early beginnings of the "New World" starting with discovery and colonization of the land that would become the United States.

From Democracy's Roots to a Country Divided, ed. , v.
From Democracy's Roots to a Country Divided, ed. , v.

From Democracy's Roots to a Country Divided, ed. , v.

This volume uses primary source documents to chronicle America's transition from the end of the War of 1812 to the time when tension was about to split apart the country in the Civil War.

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

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

Designed to answer such key questions as: How has the U.S. Constitution shaped the economy of the United States? What were the consequences of Prohibition on consumers behavior? This title presents 1,000 entries, era overviews, event/movement profiles, biographies, business/industry profiled, geographic profiles, and more.

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

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

A survey of the Renaissance-era topics most studied in high school world history, art literature, economics and science curriculum. Presents 465 alphabetically arranged entries broadly covering people, places, events, concepts, works of art and literature, and scientific achievements from around 1350 to 1620. For students in grades 7 and higher.

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

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

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

The 1910s, ed. , v.
The 1910s, ed. , v.

The 1910s, ed. , v.

This book discusses the decade 1910-1919 in the United States, covering the most important technological, scientific, political, social, and economic events of the century. It looks at arts, entertainment, sports, lifestyles, fashions, and fads popular during this decade.

The 1920s, ed. , v.
The 1920s, ed. , v.

The 1920s, ed. , v.

This book discusses the decade 1920-1929 in the United States, covering the most important technological, scientific, political, social, and economic events of the century. It looks at arts, entertainment, sports, lifestyles, fashions, and fads popular during this decade.

The 1930s, ed. , v.
The 1930s, ed. , v.

The 1930s, ed. , v.

This book discusses the decade 1930-1939 in the United States, covering the most important technological, scientific, political, social, and economic events of the century. It looks at arts, entertainment, sports, lifestyles, fashions, and fads popular during this decade.

The 1940s, ed. , v.
The 1940s, ed. , v.

The 1940s, ed. , v.

This book discusses the decade 1940-1949 in the United States, covering the most important technological, scientific, political, social, and economic events of the century. It looks at arts, entertainment, sports, lifestyles, fashions, and fads popular during this decade.

The 1950s, ed. , v.
The 1950s, ed. , v.

The 1950s, ed. , v.

This book discusses the decade 1950-1959 in the United States, covering the most important technological, scientific, political, social, and economic events of the century. It looks at arts, entertainment, sports, lifestyles, fashions, and fads popular during this decade.

The 1960s, ed. , v.
The 1960s, ed. , v.

The 1960s, ed. , v.

This book discusses the decade 1960-1969 in the United States, covering the most important technological, scientific, political, social, and economic events of the century. It looks at arts, entertainment, sports, lifestyles, fashions, and fads popular during this decade.

The 1970s, ed. , v.
The 1970s, ed. , v.

The 1970s, ed. , v.

This book discusses the decade 1970-1979 in the United States, covering the most important technological, scientific, political, social, and economic events of the century. It looks at arts, entertainment, sports, lifestyles, fashions, and fads popular during this decade.

The 1980s, ed. , v.
The 1980s, ed. , v.

The 1980s, ed. , v.

This book discusses the decade 1980-1989 in the United States, covering the most important technological, scientific, political, social, and economic events of the century. It looks at arts, entertainment, sports, lifestyles, fashions, and fads popular during this decade.

The 1990s, ed. , v.
The 1990s, ed. , v.

The 1990s, ed. , v.

This book discusses the decade 1990-1999 in the United States, covering the most important technological, scientific, political, social, and economic events of the century. It looks at arts, entertainment, sports, lifestyles, fashions, and fads popular during this decade.

The 2000s, ed. , v.
The 2000s, ed. , v.

The 2000s, ed. , v.

This book discusses the decade 2000-2009 in the United States, covering the most important technological, scientific, political, social, and economic events of the century. It looks at arts, entertainment, sports, lifestyles, fashions, and fads popular during this decade.

The American Civil War and Reconstruction, ed. , v.
The American Civil War and Reconstruction, ed. , v.

The American Civil War and Reconstruction, ed. , v.

Utilizing primary document sources, this volume examines the time period of the United States from the bitter dispute during the Civil War to the time afterwards during the Reconstruction.

The American Revolution and the Young Republic, ed. , v.
The American Revolution and the Young Republic, ed. , v.

The American Revolution and the Young Republic, ed. , v.

Utilizing primary document sources, this volume examines the time period of the United States when protests by the colonists against the British rule led to the American Revolution and, later, the War of 1812.

The History of Afghanistan, ed. 2, v.
The History of Afghanistan, ed. 2, v.

The History of Afghanistan, ed. 2, v.

This chronological account traces the history of Afghanistan from pre-civilization to present-day events and considers the future of democracy in Afghanistan.

U.S. Imperialism and Progressivism, ed. , v.
U.S. Imperialism and Progressivism, ed. , v.

U.S. Imperialism and Progressivism, ed. , v.

This volume examines American history between the end of the Civil War and the end of World War I, considering in depth both the imperialist and progressive influences that heralded the country's future position as a major force on the international stage.

Social Science

Encyclopedia of Population, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Population, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Population, ed. , v.

Provides coverage of demographic topics both in the core field and in neighboring disciplines. Encompasses the large-scale changes in emphasis and research directions in population studies during the last 20 years. Topics covered include: rapid demographic expansion in poor countries, low fertility rates, immigration, problems of old-age support, the environmental impact of dense population; the press for expanded reproductive rights; and many other issues.

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

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

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

Multicultural Studies

Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America, ed. 2, v.
Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America, ed. 2, v.

Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America, ed. 2, v.

Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America contains 152 original essays (about 8,000-12,000 words each) on specific minority and ethnic groups in the U.S., with an emphasis on culture (religions, holidays, customs, language) in addition to information on historical background and settlement patterns. The Encyclopedia also covers ethnoreligious groups such as Jews, Chaldeans and Amish.

Medicine

The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine, ed. 2, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine, ed. 2, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine, ed. 2, v.

The encyclopedia identifies 150 types of alternative medicine being practiced today, including reflexology, acupressure, acupuncture, chelation therapy, kinesiology, yoga, chiropractic, Feldenkrais, polarity therapy, detoxification, naturopathy, Chinese medicine, biofeedback, Ayurveda and osteopathy. For the practitioner or interested patient, there are current training requirements, listings of organizations, as well as descriptions of treatments.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer, ed. 2, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer, ed. 2, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer, ed. 2, v.

Comprehensive survey of 120 cancers, cancer drugs, traditional and alternative treatments, side effects and diagnostic procedures.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders, ed. 2, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders, ed. 2, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders, ed. 2, v.

Provides clear, complete information on genetic disorders, including conditions, tests, procedures, treatments and therapies, in articles that are both comprehensive and easy to understand in language accessible to laypersons.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, ed. 3, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, ed. 3, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, ed. 3, v.

Includes information on more than 1,600 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.