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Culture Wars in America, ed. 2, v.
Culture Wars in America, ed. 2, v.

Culture Wars in America, ed. 2, v.

Examines the history and relevance of the issues, events, controversies, personalities, groups, and concepts that have contributed to the political and social polarization of American society over recent decades.

Encyclopedia of Conflicts Since World War II, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Conflicts Since World War II, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Conflicts Since World War II, ed. , v.

This reference presents descriptions and analyses of nearly 200 significant post–World War II conflicts around the globe. It highlights the conflicts that dominate today's headlines and the events that changed the course of late twentieth-century history.

Native Peoples of the World, ed. , v.
Native Peoples of the World, ed. , v.

Native Peoples of the World, ed. , v.

This work examines the world's indigenous peoples, their cultures, the countries in which they reside, and the issues that impact these groups. It highlights the complex relationships between native groups and the physical and social environments in which they live and provides historic and contemporary information on specific groups, countries, and issues.

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

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

This work focuses on non-military aspects of life from the attack on Fort Sumter in April 1861 to the end of Reconstruction in 1877, addressing themes and day-to-day events from multiple perspectives—Northerners and Southerners, slaves and freedmen; plantation owners and abolitionists; frontier settlers and factory workers; Native Americans, women, children, and immigrant groups--in politics, business, science, technology, medicine, family, religion, culture, and the arts.

The Early Republic and Antebellum America, ed. , v.
The Early Republic and Antebellum America, ed. , v.

The Early Republic and Antebellum America, ed. , v.

This reference work provides coverage of the struggles of the fledgling nation, including the creation and ratification of the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights, the War of 1812 and burning of Washington, the Indian Wars and Trail of Tears, the California Gold Rush, the rise of abolitionists and the Underground Railroad, and more.

World Clothing and Fashion, ed. , v.
World Clothing and Fashion, ed. , v.

World Clothing and Fashion, ed. , v.

This interdisciplinary work brings a new perspective to the diverse and colorful global history of human attire from prehistoric times to modern day. It illuminates dress as a reflection of social status, aesthetic trends, economic conditions, cultural exchange, and modern media marketing, covering the evolution of clothing styles in diverse historical periods, regions, and countries, as well as the diversification of materials, production methods, and commerce.

World Food, ed. , v.
World Food, ed. , v.

World Food, ed. , v.

This reference brings a fresh social and cultural perspective to the global history of food, foodstuffs, diet, cuisine, and culinary exchange from primitive human society to contemporary times. Comprehensive in scope, this resource covers the evolution of food production, distribution, trade, nutrition, and health, as well as such contemporary global issues as famine and food aid, farm subsidies, food safety, genetic engineering, and the organic movement.

History

Culture Wars in America, ed. 2, v.
Culture Wars in America, ed. 2, v.

Culture Wars in America, ed. 2, v.

Examines the history and relevance of the issues, events, controversies, personalities, groups, and concepts that have contributed to the political and social polarization of American society over recent decades.

Encyclopedia of Conflicts Since World War II, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Conflicts Since World War II, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Conflicts Since World War II, ed. , v.

This reference presents descriptions and analyses of nearly 200 significant post–World War II conflicts around the globe. It highlights the conflicts that dominate today's headlines and the events that changed the course of late twentieth-century history.

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

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

This work focuses on non-military aspects of life from the attack on Fort Sumter in April 1861 to the end of Reconstruction in 1877, addressing themes and day-to-day events from multiple perspectives—Northerners and Southerners, slaves and freedmen; plantation owners and abolitionists; frontier settlers and factory workers; Native Americans, women, children, and immigrant groups--in politics, business, science, technology, medicine, family, religion, culture, and the arts.

The Early Republic and Antebellum America, ed. , v.
The Early Republic and Antebellum America, ed. , v.

The Early Republic and Antebellum America, ed. , v.

This reference work provides coverage of the struggles of the fledgling nation, including the creation and ratification of the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights, the War of 1812 and burning of Washington, the Indian Wars and Trail of Tears, the California Gold Rush, the rise of abolitionists and the Underground Railroad, and more.

World Food, ed. , v.
World Food, ed. , v.

World Food, ed. , v.

This reference brings a fresh social and cultural perspective to the global history of food, foodstuffs, diet, cuisine, and culinary exchange from primitive human society to contemporary times. Comprehensive in scope, this resource covers the evolution of food production, distribution, trade, nutrition, and health, as well as such contemporary global issues as famine and food aid, farm subsidies, food safety, genetic engineering, and the organic movement.

Social Science

Native Peoples of the World, ed. , v.
Native Peoples of the World, ed. , v.

Native Peoples of the World, ed. , v.

This work examines the world's indigenous peoples, their cultures, the countries in which they reside, and the issues that impact these groups. It highlights the complex relationships between native groups and the physical and social environments in which they live and provides historic and contemporary information on specific groups, countries, and issues.

World Clothing and Fashion, ed. , v.
World Clothing and Fashion, ed. , v.

World Clothing and Fashion, ed. , v.

This interdisciplinary work brings a new perspective to the diverse and colorful global history of human attire from prehistoric times to modern day. It illuminates dress as a reflection of social status, aesthetic trends, economic conditions, cultural exchange, and modern media marketing, covering the evolution of clothing styles in diverse historical periods, regions, and countries, as well as the diversification of materials, production methods, and commerce.

Nation and World

World Clothing and Fashion, ed. , v.
World Clothing and Fashion, ed. , v.

World Clothing and Fashion, ed. , v.

This interdisciplinary work brings a new perspective to the diverse and colorful global history of human attire from prehistoric times to modern day. It illuminates dress as a reflection of social status, aesthetic trends, economic conditions, cultural exchange, and modern media marketing, covering the evolution of clothing styles in diverse historical periods, regions, and countries, as well as the diversification of materials, production methods, and commerce.