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Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egypt, ed. , v.

Explores the field of Egyptology and archaeological digs. Covers topics such as pyramids, pharaohs, and mummies in Ancient Egypt.

Ancient Egypt, ed. , v.

Through a unique collection of primary source documents, this book critically examines several topics related to ancient Egypt and about which misconceptions abound.

Ancient Egypt, ed. , v.

This book introduces important facts about ancient Egypt and the ways ancient Egyptians influenced the world for thousands of years.

Ancient Egypt, ed. , v.

Explores the society, politics and beliefs of Ancient Egypt and the surrounding Nile Valley region, along with the cultural achievements of this ancient civilization.

Ancient Egypt, ed. , v.

In Ancient Egypt, readers discover the history and impressive accomplishments of the people of ancient Egypt, including their extraordinary cultural achievements and feats of construction. Text provides details on the civilization's history, development, daily life, culture, art, technology, warfare, social organization, and more.

Artifacts from Ancient Egypt, ed. , v.

This book presents a collection of everyday objects and artifacts from ancient Egypt, shedding light on the social life and culture of ancient Egyptians. The work starts with a popular notion of ancient Egyptian beauty and gradually moves on to address various aspects of life, including home, work, communication, and transition and afterlife.

Discovering Ancient Egypt, ed. , v.

In this book, readers will discover the history and culture of ancient Egypt, from the earliest settlers of the Nile to the final dynasty of Antony and Cleopatra. Egypt's most famous inventions, including papyrus, hieroglyphs, and the 365-day calendar, are presented along with facts about its pantheon of deities and highly organized class system.

Egyptian Gods & Goddesses, ed. , v.

This volume examines the characteristics and significance of many of the Egyptian gods and goddesses. It also looks at related topics such as ancient symbols and the influence of Egyptian mythology on other cultures and belief systems.

Egyptian Gods, Heroes, and Mythology, ed. , v.

This book explores the gods, heroes, creatures, and stories of Egyptian mythology, in addition to examining their influence today. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Egyptian Mythology, ed. , v.

This book introduces young readers to the basics of Egyptian mythology, focusing on origin, intriguing anecdotes, lesser known but fascinating information, ties to modern culture, and more.

Life Along the Ancient Nile, ed. , v.

The bounty of the Nile River gave the ancient Egyptians one of highest standards of living in the ancient world. Step back in time with this book and see how they lived thousands of years ago.

Mummification and Death Rituals of Ancient Egypt, ed. , v.

This book examines the ancient Egyptians belief in life after death, but only if the physical body could be preserved. This belief led to the practice of mummification, enabling the deceased to embark on a perilous journey through the underworld until they reached the place of judgment where their heart was weighed before the gods.

Pharaohs of Egypt, ed. , v.

This book explores the lives and deeds of Egyptian kings and queens through 30 astounding centuries from the Old Kingdom to Cleopatra’s reign at the end of the Egyptian empire.

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

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

Technology in Ancient Egypt, ed. , v.

In this book, readers will learn about ancient Egypt's earliest technology, from that used in medicine, to arts like pottery, glassmaking, and weaving.

The Greenhaven Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt, ed. , v.

Provides numerous entries covering the world of ancient Egypt. Entries include definitions of important terms, biographies of central figures, and brief narratives of pivotal events.

The Pyramids of Giza, ed. , v.

This book presents the latest research into the massive stone monuments that date back more than four thousand years that stand alongside the Nile near modern-day Cairo, Egypt. The pyramids on the Giza Plateau are some of the oldest and largest man-made structures on Earth, and they have mystified humanity for millennia.

The Totally Gross History of Ancient Egypt, ed. , v.

This book provides a unique overview of the fashion and dress, diet, hygiene, medicine, and other cultural aspects of the ancient Egyptians.

Climate Change

Analyzing Threats to Water Resources, ed. , v.

This book shows how humans use water and how we can help preserve it in the wake of these threats. Statistics and fact boxes help readers understand various issues related to water, from drought and flooding to desalination and pollution.

Cities and Climate Change, ed. , v.

Drawing on examples from cities in the north and south, this book enables students to understand the potential and limits of addressing climate change at the urban level and to explore the consequences for our future cities.

Climate Change, ed. , v.

Examines the impact of global warming on the planet, and what can be done to combat climate change.

Climate Change, ed. , v.

Climate change is one of the most controversial and misunderstood issues of the 21st century. This book provides a clear understanding of the issue by presenting scientific facts to refute falsehoods and misinformation—and to confirm the validity of other assertions.

Climate Change, ed. , v.

This work combines entries describing Earth’s variable climatic history, references to scientific literature, weather record data, and selected primary documents to present readers with a comprehensive account of global warming's effects worldwide.

Climate Systems, ed. , v.

Provides the basic scientific framework needed to understand how climate systems work and what global warming involves. Outlines the concept of global systems, climate cycles, and the atmosphere's structure and discusses the local motions in the atmosphere that affect weather and climate.

DK Guide to Savage Earth, ed. , v.

Depicts the powerful natural forces that shape the Earth including glaciers, volcanos, earthquakes and tsunamis.

Encyclopedia of Climate Change, ed. 2, v.

This encyclopedia provides comprehensive coverage of global warming and climate change, including scientific descriptions and explanations of all factors, from carbon dioxide to sunspots, that might contribute to climate change.

Engineering Response to Climate Change, ed. 2, v.

This text discusses current topics in climate change, including energy consumption, carbon dioxide emissions reduction, climate-altering technologies, acidification of the ocean, energy efficiency, transportation, space solar power, and future and emerging possibilities.

Food, ed. , v.

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

Immigration and Migration, ed. , v.

This resource provides readers with key data to understand the roots of the issues that make contemporary migration and immigration so contentious around the globe. It explores the social, political, and cultural factors that impact, and are affected by, immigration and human migration, and includes such hot-button topics as undocumented immigration/unauthorized residents, asylum seekers, refugees, the refugee crisis in Europe, and more.

Infectious Diseases, ed. 2, v.

Covers the history, politics, and ethical debate related to infectious diseases. Includes articles on how such diseases impact trade and commerce, travel, and the future of industrialized and impoverished nations.

The Environmental Movement, ed. , v.

When Rachel Carson described the dangers of DDT in the late 1950s she launched a movement that continues to influence society. This book provides an eco-tour from Carson through Earth Day, the environmental decade of the 1970s, and the challenges facing a new generation of twenty-first century environmentalists. It examines how and why social change occurs and the lasting influence of the environmental movement.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Environmental Health, ed. , v.

This title covers topics in nursing and allied health written for students and professionals in the field. Alphabetically arranged entries cover topics in body systems and functions, conditions and common diseases, contemporary health care issues and theories, techniques and practices, and devices and equipment. Covers all major health professions, including nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and respiratory therapy.

UXL Encyclopedia of Science, ed. 3, v.

This alphabetically organized ten-volume set opens up the entire world of science in clear, nontechnical language. Its 798 entries provide fascinating facts covering the entire spectrum of science, from physical, life, and earth sciences to math, psychology, engineering, technology, and the environment. This edition features 204 new entries and 594 updated entries.

Water Planet, ed. , v.

Through case studies, opposing viewpoints, and primary documents, this reference work examines the environmental and sustainability issues regarding water as well as how water is an intrinsic part of human culture.

What Are the Consequences of Climate Change?, ed. , v.

In this book, issues related to climate change are discussed, such as: Is Climate Change a Serious Problem? Will Climate Change Threaten the Survival of Plants and Animals? Will Climate Change Impair Human Health and Well-Being? How Are More Regulations Needed to Help Halt Climate Change?

Food Choices

Eating Ethically, ed. , v.

Helps readers trace the history of ethical eating and human ways of treating animals, explore the science behind it, and discuss controversies from an objective viewpoint.

Eating Organic, ed. , v.

Helps readers trace the history of organic eating, explore the science behind it, and discuss controversies from an objective viewpoint.

Encyclopedia of Food and Culture, ed. , v.

A three-volume survey of food and its place in human culture and society, presented through 600 alphabetically sorted entries. Features multidisciplinary coverage of such topics as comfort food, ethnicity and food, medieval banquets, and nutrient composition, among many others. Includes photographs, illustrations, sidebars, recipes, menus, and timelines. For students and general readers.

Encyclopedia of Food and Health, ed. , v.

Provides users with a solid bridge of current and accurate information spanning food production and processing, from distribution and consumption to health effects.

Factory Farming, ed. , v.

Explores the issues surrounding the factory farming, meeting the world’s demand for food, by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Fixing the Food System, ed. , v.

This book answers questions about what changes are needed, who is advocating the changes, what parties are opposing these changes (and why), and what a new food system would look like. Organized into three sections, the work identifies the problems with the current system, reviews the changing landscape of food policy, and suggests workable solutions for progress.

Food Truths from Farm to Table, ed. , v.

This book identifies marketing half-truths and guides you through the aisles of the grocery store to simplify smart food shopping and restore your freedom to enjoy food.

Food, ed. , v.

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

Genetically Modified Food, ed. , v.

Examines the issue of genetically modified food from a variety of international perspectives.

How Food Works, ed. , v.

This book that explains key concepts about food and what makes it good or bad for you. Covers a wide variety of topics, from dieting to gluten intolerance, debunks common food myths, explains nutrition, covers the food groups, and looks into organic vs. processed foods. Follow the history of food production and free-range farming, how food is transported, and what 'sell by' dates really mean.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of Foods and Recipes of the World, ed. , v.

This 4-vol. set provides comprehensive coverage of the foods and recipes from 70 representative countries and culture groups worldwide -- from Algeria to Zimbabwe.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of Foods and Recipes of the World, ed. 2, v.

Provides comprehensive coverage of the foods and recipes from 70 representative countries and culture groups worldwide -- from Algeria to Zimbabwe. Entries provide 10-15 recipes for each group and include data on the agriculture and dietary habits of each group as well as an overview of each group's nutrition and health.

Nutrition Basics, ed. , v.

Helps readers understand and trace the history of nutrition, explore the science behind it, and discuss controversies from an objective viewpoint.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Nutrition and Food Labels, ed. , v.

This guide provides a unique source of information on food, nutrition, food labels, and associated legislation, organizations, and diseases and conditions. Coverage includes various topics related to nutrition and food labels.

Islam

A History of the Nation of Islam, ed. , v.

This book provides an unparalleled look at the Nation of Islam, including its history, the complexity of its views towards orthodox Muslims, women, and other minorities, and the trajectory of the group after the 1995 Million Man March.

Islam, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

This guide gives a detailed look at the Qur’an and The Five Pillars of Islam and offers a list of 'fascinating facts' along with a comprehensive timeline.

Islamic Art, Literature, and Culture, ed. , v.

Examines the literature and visual arts of the Muslim world throughout history, and describes distinguishing features of various Islamic cultures.

Islamic Beliefs and Practices, ed. , v.

Discusses various aspects of Islam, covering topics such as the importance of the Prophet in the Muslim community, the Qur'an, the Five Pillars, holy days, attitudes toward life and death, law, the various branches of Islam, and other related topics.

Islamic Beliefs, Practices, and Cultures, ed. , v.

Provides an introduction to Islam and its history.

Islamic Culture in Perspective, ed. , v.

This book provides an in-depth look at the cultures of Islam, with an emphasis on current culture. The young reader is presented with an overview of a variety of regional cultures that developed historically and analyzes how the cultural history shapes the current culture.

Islamic History, ed. , v.

Provides historical information on Islam and the Muslim world, including the religion's founding by the Prophet Muhammad, the spread of Islam outside the Arabian Peninsula, and political rule by various dynasties.

The Rise of Islam, ed. , v.

This book explores Islam, as a faith and as a political power, which rose to world dominance in an astoundingly brief timespan—little more than one hundred years. From the events of Muhammad’s life to the founding of a vast empire, the rise of Islam is the story of a people, a vibrant culture, and the growth of a civilization.

Literature eBooks

A Companion to Latin American Literature and Culture, ed. , v.

This text places major Latin American authors in the complex cultural and historical contexts that have compelled their distinctive fiction, essays, and poetry in a manner that reflects the changes that have taken place in cultural theory and literary criticism since the latter part of the twentieth century.

African Mythology A to Z, ed. 2, v.

Covers the deities, places, events, animals, beliefs, and other subjects that appear in the myths of various African peoples.

African Mythology, ed. , v.

Examines the ancient civilizations and peoples of African mythology, to explore and study their religious beliefs and myths.

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.

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.

Black Literature Criticism, ed. 2, v.

Focuses on writers and works published since 1950. The majority of the authors surveyed are African American, but representative African and Caribbean authors are also included.

Celebrating Latino Folklore, ed. , v.

Provides a broad and comprehensive collection of descriptive information regarding all the genres of Latino folklore in the United States, covering the traditions of Americans who trace their ancestry to Mexico, Spain, or Latin America.

Character Development and Storytelling for Games, ed. 2, v.

New examples, new game types, and new challenges throughout the text highlight the fundamental importance of characters and storytelling in every type of game. The author emphasizes the importance of creative instinct and listening to the inner voice that guides successful game designers and writers.

Confronting the Classics, ed. , v.

This book is a guided tour of the classical world, from the prehistoric palace at Knossos in Crete to that fictional village in Gaul, where Astérix and his friends are still holding out against the Romans, taking a fresh look at the works of some of the greatest writers of antiquity through both scholarly controversies and popular interpretations of the ancient world.

Drama for Students, ed. , v. 1

Provides critical overviews of the most-studied plays of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Includes discussions of themes, characters, critical reception, dramatic devices and traditions as well as cultural and historical context.

Drama for Students, ed. , v. 10

Provides critical overviews of the most-studied plays of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Includes discussions of themes, characters, critical reception, dramatic devices and traditions as well as cultural and historical context.

Drama for Students, ed. , v. 11

Provides critical overviews of the most-studied plays of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Includes discussions of themes, characters, critical reception, dramatic devices and traditions as well as cultural and historical context.

Drama for Students, ed. , v. 12

Provides critical overviews of the most-studied plays of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Includes discussions of themes, characters, critical reception, dramatic devices and traditions as well as cultural and historical context.

Drama for Students, ed. , v. 13

Provides critical overviews of the most-studied plays of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Includes discussions of themes, characters, critical reception, dramatic devices and traditions as well as cultural and historical context.

Drama for Students, ed. , v. 14

Provides critical overviews of the most-studied plays of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Includes discussions of themes, characters, critical reception, dramatic devices and traditions as well as cultural and historical context.

Drama for Students, ed. , v. 15

Provides critical overviews of the most-studied plays of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Includes discussions of themes, characters, critical reception, dramatic devices and traditions as well as cultural and historical context.

Drama for Students, ed. , v. 16

Provides critical overviews of the most-studied plays of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Includes discussions of themes, characters, critical reception, dramatic devices and traditions as well as cultural and historical context.

Drama for Students, ed. , v. 17

Provides critical overviews of the most-studied plays of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Includes discussions of themes, characters, critical reception, dramatic devices and traditions as well as cultural and historical context.

Drama for Students, ed. , v. 18

Provides critical overviews of the most-studied plays of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Includes discussions of themes, characters, critical reception, dramatic devices and traditions as well as cultural and historical context.

Drama for Students, ed. , v. 19

Provides critical overviews of the most-studied plays of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Includes discussions of themes, characters, critical reception, dramatic devices and traditions as well as cultural and historical context.

Drama for Students, ed. , v. 2

Provides critical overviews of the most-studied plays of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Includes discussions of themes, characters, critical reception, dramatic devices and traditions as well as cultural and historical context.

Drama for Students, ed. , v. 20

Provides critical overviews of the most-studied plays of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Includes discussions of themes, characters, critical reception, dramatic devices and traditions as well as cultural and historical context.

Drama for Students, ed. , v. 21

Provides critical overviews of the most-studied plays of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Includes discussions of themes, characters, critical reception, dramatic devices and traditions as well as cultural and historical context.

Drama for Students, ed. , v. 22

Provides critical overviews of the most-studied plays of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Includes discussions of themes, characters, critical reception, dramatic devices and traditions as well as cultural and historical context.

Drama for Students, ed. , v. 23

Provides critical overviews of the most-studied plays of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Includes discussions of themes, characters, critical reception, dramatic devices and traditions as well as cultural and historical context.

Drama for Students, ed. , v. 24

Provides critical overviews of the most-studied plays of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Includes discussions of themes, characters, critical reception, dramatic devices and traditions as well as cultural and historical context.

Drama for Students, ed. , v. 25

Provides critical overviews of the most-studied plays of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Includes discussions of themes, characters, critical reception, dramatic devices and traditions as well as cultural and historical context.

Drama for Students, ed. , v. 26

Provides critical overviews of the most-studied plays of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Includes discussions of themes, characters, critical reception, dramatic devices and traditions as well as cultural and historical context.

Drama for Students, ed. , v. 27

Provides critical overviews of the most-studied plays of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Includes discussions of themes, characters, critical reception, dramatic devices and traditions as well as cultural and historical context.

Drama for Students, ed. , v. 28

Provides critical overviews of the most-studied plays of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Includes discussions of themes, characters, critical reception, dramatic devices and traditions as well as cultural and historical context.

Drama for Students, ed. , v. 29

Provides critical overviews of the most-studied plays of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Includes discussions of themes, characters, critical reception, dramatic devices and traditions as well as cultural and historical context.

Drama for Students, ed. , v. 3

Provides critical overviews of the most-studied plays of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Includes discussions of themes, characters, critical reception, dramatic devices and traditions as well as cultural and historical context.

Drama for Students, ed. , v. 30

Provides critical overviews of the most-studied plays of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Includes discussions of themes, characters, critical reception, dramatic devices and traditions as well as cultural and historical context.

Drama for Students, ed. , v. 31

Provides critical overviews of the most-studied plays of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Includes discussions of themes, characters, critical reception, dramatic devices and traditions as well as cultural and historical context.

Drama for Students, ed. , v. 33

Provides critical overviews of the most-studied plays of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Includes discussions of themes, characters, critical reception, dramatic devices and traditions as well as cultural and historical context.

Drama for Students, ed. , v. 4

Provides critical overviews of the most-studied plays of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Includes discussions of themes, characters, critical reception, dramatic devices and traditions as well as cultural and historical context.

Drama for Students, ed. , v. 5

Provides critical overviews of the most-studied plays of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Includes discussions of themes, characters, critical reception, dramatic devices and traditions as well as cultural and historical context.

Drama for Students, ed. , v. 6

Provides critical overviews of the most-studied plays of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Includes discussions of themes, characters, critical reception, dramatic devices and traditions as well as cultural and historical context.

Drama for Students, ed. , v. 7

Provides critical overviews of the most-studied plays of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Includes discussions of themes, characters, critical reception, dramatic devices and traditions as well as cultural and historical context.

Drama for Students, ed. , v. 8

Provides critical overviews of the most-studied plays of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Includes discussions of themes, characters, critical reception, dramatic devices and traditions as well as cultural and historical context.

Drama for Students, ed. , v. 9

Provides critical overviews of the most-studied plays of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Includes discussions of themes, characters, critical reception, dramatic devices and traditions as well as cultural and historical context.

Elizabethan World Reference Library, ed. , v.

Provides background and information on the culture and history of the Elizabethan period, biographies of significant men and women of the time, and primary sources that represent some of the most significant and studied documents of the era.

Encyclopedia of Greek and Roman Mythology, ed. , v.

Examines the best-known figures of Greek and Roman mythology together with the great works of classical literature that are the sources for our mythological understanding.

European Writers, ed. , v.

Covers writers who have made significant contributions to European literature. Includes in-depth critical and biographical analysis.

Harlem Renaissance, ed. , v.

This authoritative resource presents the people, places and times that defined an era and documents the launch of cultural development among African Americans in 1920s Harlem. This single volume contains almanac and biographies sections with primary source documents in sidebars throughout.

Islamic Art, Literature, and Culture, ed. , v.

Examines the literature and visual arts of the Muslim world throughout history, and describes distinguishing features of various Islamic cultures.

King Lear, by William Shakespeare, ed. , v.

This book provides readers with a collection of essays that present a wide-ranging set of perspectives on one of Shakespeare's greatest works, 'King Lear'. A brief biography of Shakespeare, a complete list of Shakespeare’s works and their original dates of publication, a general bibliography, a detailed paragraph on the volume’s editor, notes on the individual chapter authors, and a subject index are also provided.

LGBTQIA+ Literature for Students, ed. , v. 1

This book contains easily accessible and content-rich discussions of the literary and historical background of works from various time periods, and includes works by frequently studied and well-established authors as well as by more contemporary, up-and-coming authors.

Life in Charles Dickens's England, ed. , v.

Crime, daily life, the treatment of children, and arts and sciences are among the topics discussed in this social history of Charles Dickens's England.

Literary Themes for Students: Race and Prejudice, ed. , v.

Works included represent a wide range of circumstances in which individuals experience prejudice in American, British and world literature. The discussion goes well beyond race, religion, and gender into ethnicity, social status, mental and physical health, and personal beliefs and behaviors.

Macbeth, ed. , v.

This book discusses Macbeth, one of William Shakespeare’s most popular plays, on stage and screen and the lasting influence of the play. It explores themes of environmentalism, nationalism and witchcraft and such topics as consciousness, conscience, and madness.

Middle Ages Reference Library, ed. , v.

Covers the different civilizations and peoples of Medieval times; includes biographical essays on significant individuals of the era; and presents a collection of excerpts from relevant letters, journal entries, poems and more from the era.

Mythology, ed. , v.

Covers mythology around the globe, from the classic Greek to lesser known Malaysian. Provides synopses of the great myths from antiquity to the present. Various gods are cataloged by subject to enable comparisons of distant civilizations.

Native American Mythology, ed. , v.

Examines the ancient civilizations and peoples of Native American mythology, to explore and study their religious beliefs and myths.

Nonfiction Classics for Students, ed. , v.

Provides critical overviews on the most frequently studied nonfiction essays, books, biographies, and memoirs. Includes discussions of literary format, themes, and structure.

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 1

Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 10

Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 11

Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 12

Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 13

Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 14

Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 15

Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 16

Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 17

Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 18

Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 19

Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 2

Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 20

Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 21

Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 22

Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 23

Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 24

Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 25

Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 26

Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 27

Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 28

Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 29

Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 3

Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 30

Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 31

Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 32

Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 33

Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 34

Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 35

Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 36

Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 37

Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 38

Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 39

Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 4

Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 40

Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 41

Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 45

Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 46

Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 47

Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 48

Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 49

Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 5

Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 50

Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 51

Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 52

Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 53

Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 6

Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 7

Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 8

Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 9

Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 22

Features discussion and analysis of poems of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Provides an overview of the poem and discussion of its principal themes, images, form and construction.

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 23

Features discussion and analysis of poems of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Provides an overview of the poem and discussion of its principal themes, images, form and construction.

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 24

Features discussion and analysis of poems of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Provides an overview of the poem and discussion of its principal themes, images, form and construction.

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 25

Features discussion and analysis of poems of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Provides an overview of the poem and discussion of its principal themes, images, form and construction.

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 26

Features discussion and analysis of poems of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Provides an overview of the poem and discussion of its principal themes, images, form and construction.

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 27

Features discussion and analysis of poems of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Provides an overview of the poem and discussion of its principal themes, images, form and construction.

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 28

Features discussion and analysis of poems of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Provides an overview of the poem and discussion of its principal themes, images, form and construction.

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 29

Features discussion and analysis of poems of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Provides an overview of the poem and discussion of its principal themes, images, form and construction.

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 30

Features discussion and analysis of poems of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Provides an overview of the poem and discussion of its principal themes, images, form and construction.

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 31

Features discussion and analysis of poems of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Provides an overview of the poem and discussion of its principal themes, images, form and construction.

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 32

Features discussion and analysis of poems of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Provides an overview of the poem and discussion of its principal themes, images, form and construction.

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 33

Features discussion and analysis of poems of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Provides an overview of the poem and discussion of its principal themes, images, form and construction.

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 34

Features discussion and analysis of poems of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Provides an overview of the poem and discussion of its principal themes, images, form and construction.

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 35

Features discussion and analysis of poems of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Provides an overview of the poem and discussion of its principal themes, images, form and construction.

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 40

Features discussion and analysis of poems of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Provides an overview of the poem and discussion of its principal themes, images, form and construction.

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 41

Features discussion and analysis of poems of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Provides an overview of the poem and discussion of its principal themes, images, form and construction.

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 44

Features discussion and analysis of poems of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Provides an overview of the poem and discussion of its principal themes, images, form and construction.

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 46

Features discussion and analysis of poems of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Provides an overview of the poem and discussion of its principal themes, images, form and construction.

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 47

Features discussion and analysis of poems of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Provides an overview of the poem and discussion of its principal themes, images, form and construction.

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 48

Features discussion and analysis of poems of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Provides an overview of the poem and discussion of its principal themes, images, form and construction.

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 49

Features discussion and analysis of poems of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Provides an overview of the poem and discussion of its principal themes, images, form and construction.

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 50

Features discussion and analysis of poems of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Provides an overview of the poem and discussion of its principal themes, images, form and construction.

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 51

Features discussion and analysis of poems of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Provides an overview of the poem and discussion of its principal themes, images, form and construction.

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 52

Features discussion and analysis of poems of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Provides an overview of the poem and discussion of its principal themes, images, form and construction.

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 53

Features discussion and analysis of poems of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Provides an overview of the poem and discussion of its principal themes, images, form and construction.

Race in Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of author, Ralph Ellison.

Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man, ed. , v.

Offers a detailed summary of the plot of Invisible Man as well as a discussion of its origin and considers the social, historical, and political contexts informing Ralph Ellison's work, along with the themes and issues Ellison addresses.

Renaissance and Reformation Reference Library, ed. , v.

This resource brings the people and the events of the Renaissance and Reformation to life for today's students. Covering everything from Luther's Revolt to the writings of Shakespeare, the Renaissance and Reformation Reference Library fills the need for comprehensive coverage of this amazing time.

Roaring Twenties Reference Library, ed. , v.

The Roaring Twenties Reference Library chronicles and illustrates a time of great social change in everything from fashion to music to politics.

Romantic Poets, ed. , v.

Profiles major poets throughout history and the world, including analyses of their significant individual poems or collections. Discusses influential romantic poets such as William Blake, Samuel Coleridge Taylor, Alexander Pushkin, and Percy Bysshe Shelley.

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.

Shakespeare's Globe Theater, ed. , v.

This book presents the most popular playhouse in Elizabethan England, the original Globe Theater, which once stood along the banks of the Thames River in London. The Globe staged plays by the greatest playwright of his day, William Shakespeare, had its life cut short by fire, and, in the twentieth century rose again to entertain thousands of visitors.

Shakespeare's Language, ed. 2, v.

A comprehensive guide to the ornate and sometimes bewildering language that may be unfamiliar to today's readers of Shakespeare's plays and poetry.

Shakespeare, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Presents the life and work of the English playwright William Shakespeare and provides information about the theater of sixteenth-century London.

Short Stories for Students, ed. , v. 22

Provides critical overviews of short stories from all cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the story's cultural and historical significance.

Short Stories for Students, ed. , v. 23

Provides critical overviews of short stories from all cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the story's cultural and historical significance.

Short Stories for Students, ed. , v. 24

Provides critical overviews of short stories from all cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the story's cultural and historical significance.

Short Stories for Students, ed. , v. 25

Provides critical overviews of short stories from all cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the story's cultural and historical significance.

Short Stories for Students, ed. , v. 26

Provides critical overviews of short stories from all cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the story's cultural and historical significance.

Short Stories for Students, ed. , v. 27

Provides critical overviews of short stories from all cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the story's cultural and historical significance.

Short Stories for Students, ed. , v. 28

Provides critical overviews of short stories from all cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the story's cultural and historical significance.

Short Stories for Students, ed. , v. 29

Provides critical overviews of short stories from all cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the story's cultural and historical significance.

Short Stories for Students, ed. , v. 30

Provides critical overviews of short stories from all cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the story's cultural and historical significance.

Short Stories for Students, ed. , v. 31

Provides critical overviews of short stories from all cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the story's cultural and historical significance.

Short Stories for Students, ed. , v. 40

Provides critical overviews of short stories from all cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the story's cultural and historical significance.

Short Stories for Students, ed. , v. 41

Provides critical overviews of short stories from all cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the story's cultural and historical significance.

Short Stories for Students, ed. , v. 42

Provides critical overviews of short stories from all cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the story's cultural and historical significance.

Short Stories for Students, ed. , v. 44

Provides critical overviews of short stories from all cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the story's cultural and historical significance.

Slavery in Toni Morrison's Beloved, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Nobel Prize in Literature author, Toni Morrison.

Story Behind the Protest Song, ed. , v.

Features the most influential musical protests and statements recorded to date, providing pop-culture viewpoints on some of the most tumultuous times in modern history. Includes songs about the Vietnam War, the civil rights movement, policy in the Middle East, teenage rebellion, animal rights, and criticisms of mass media.

Teen Issues in S.E. Hinton's The Outsiders, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of writer, S.E. Hinton.

The Great Migration and the Harlem Renaissance, ed. , v.

This guide features African American writers, artists, and performers. Producing works that reflected the racial realities of the era between the end of the Civil War and the beginnings of the civil rights movement, these cultural luminaries helped define a new black consciousness.

The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Folktales and Fairy Tales, ed. , v.

Provides entries on themes and motifs, individuals, characters and character types, national traditions, and genres of folk and fairy tales from around the world.

The Greenwood Library of World Folktales, ed. , v.

Covers tales that are the foundations of the world's traditions, literature, and popular culture and are fundamental to daily life.

The Harlem Renaissance, ed. , v.

This book examines the literature of the Harlem Renaissance, one of the most interesting eras in African American literature as well as a highly regarded period in our country's literary history, along with the cultural and societal factors that influenced its writers.

The Life and Times of William Shakespeare, ed. , v.

As with many writers before and since, William Shakespeare was influenced by the events that took shape all around him. Sweeping changes to England’s politics, language, and culture that took place during his lifetime were the fertile ground from which the Bard drew inspiration. Shakespeare’s life is surveyed and the social context in which he created his greatest drama and poetry is examined.

The Literature Book, ed. , v.

This book provides a global look at the greatest works of Eastern and Western literature and the themes that unite them. Articles explore landmark novels, short stories, plays, and poetry that reinvented the art of writing in their time, whether Ancient Greece, post-classical Europe, or modern-day Korea.

The Literature of Propaganda, ed. , v.

Contains 300 entries that explore literary works that deal with propaganda. The set includes a wide variety of genres and has an international scope. It explores the works of authors shaped by a variety of political, social, and economic movements, and places each work in its historical context. Each entry includes an overview of the work, historical context, primary themes and style, and critical discussion.

The Rough Guide to Shakespeare, ed. , v.

A guide to the life and work of the world's greatest playwright, William Shakespeare.

The Shakespeare Book, ed. , v.

This guide provides a handy reference for casual readers and an invaluable resource for playgoers, and students writing reports on Shakespeare.

The Sherlock Holmes Book, ed. , v.

This book tackles the most 'elementary' of subjects — the world of Sherlock Holmes, as told by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

The Twenties in America, ed. , v.

This set offers a clear and innovative approach to North America during the 1920s. It covers events, movements, people and trends in popular culture, literature, art, sports, science, technology, economics, and politics in both the United States and Canada.

UXL Encyclopedia of World Mythology, ed. , v.

Entry topics include gods and goddesses; heroes and other key characters; motifs and global themes; major myths; and national or cultural mythologies. Coverage spans a diversity of cultures, including standard Greek/Roman entries as well as Native North and South American traditions, Norse mythology, Asian Pacific mythology, Judeo-Christian tradition, and Islamic and Hindu mythologies.

Voices of Shakespeare's England, ed. , v.

Offers over 50 primary documents that illuminate the character, personalities, and events of the Elizabethan and Jacobean periods.

War in Erich Maria Remarque’s All Quiet on the Western Front, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of German author, Eric Maria Remarque.

Women's Issues in Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of African-American writer, Zora Neale Hurston.

Mathematics

Algebra, ed. , v.

This book explores the highlights of algebra, from its basic principles through real numbers, and the application of algebra’s fundamental concepts.

Arithmetic, ed. , v.

This book provides an overview of arithmetic. It offers examples of how they are used in routine activities, such as social media applications.

Baseball, ed. , v.

From the numbers attached to the positions on the field to the progress of the game in its fractions of innings, America's pastime is full of math. Readers learn how to do math exclusive to baseball, computing batting averages and learning how the stats in the box score are calculated.

Basketball, ed. , v.

Basketball is full of ways to learn how numbers and athletics are intertwined in a fascinating and educational way. Students read about superstar players scoring points, registering assists, scoring the elusive triple-double, and how team stats and shooting numbers are calculated.

Bowling, ed. , v.

Explores the scientific principles behind some of the most popular team and individual sports. Covers origins, history and changes, the biomechanics and physiology of playing, related health and medical concerns, and the causes and treatment of sports-related injuries. This volume covers bowling.

Ciphers, Codes, Algorithms, and Keys, ed. , v.

This book provides an overview of the ciphers, codes, algorithms, and keys used in real-life situations to keep peoples’ information safe and secure.

Cryptography, ed. , v.

This work examines the logic and science behind various ciphers, their real world uses, how codes can be broken, and the use of technology in this oft-overlooked field.

Football, ed. , v.

From yards passing and receiving to the averages teams have converting third downs, the gridiron's numbers are easy to explore while conveying important math concepts in the process. Readers learn how stars measure themselves against other players with rushing and receiving stats, and how those stats are calculated in the first place.

Geometry and Trigonometry, ed. , v.

This book explores the principles of geometry and trigonometry. It investigates the relationships of points, lines, surfaces, and solids, construction methods for drawing figures, and methods to prove the facts. It also covers triangle measure for circular motion, sine and cosine, tangent and secant, and trigonometric functions that are applied to right triangles.

Help Your Kids with Math, ed. , v.

This book covers everything from basic arithmetic to the more complex subjects of statistics, geometry, and algebra, using bright, easy to understand visuals and thoughtful explanations to cut through the confusion.

Hockey, ed. , v.

Readers will learn for themselves to solve problems that puzzle scorekeepers and hockey fans alike by learning the math they need to keep up with their favorite sport.

Inventions in Computing, ed. , v.

This book discusses the history of the abacus, the Jacquard loom, computer animation programs, and the Apple computer in the order they were developed. It shows how each subsequent invention was predicated on the invention before, how these innovations shaped the creative process, and how computers have come to play an integral role in our daily lives.

Mathematics, ed. , v.

This book explores the history and basic concepts of mathematics and reveals how math concepts helped to shape society.

Mathematics, ed. 2, v.

Explains mathematical concepts with an historical overview of the field. Explores the uses and effects of math in daily life, and provides information on different career choices in this field.

Real-Life Math, ed. , v.

This book provides many insights into the many connections between mathematics applications and the real world. Nearly 50 math concepts are presented with multiple examples of how each is applied in everyday environments, such as the workplace, nature, science, sports, and even parking.

Real-Life Math, ed. , v.

Provides an understanding of commonly studied math concepts by illustrating their use in everyday life in everyday tasks, such as buying insurance, constructing a budget, reading graphs, adjusting cooking recipes or planning for retirement. Topics are designed to support the modern mathematics curriculum and contain examples related to the global economy. 2 volumes.

STEM Guides To Sports, ed. , v.

Text explores the important relationship between math and sports, using baseball, football, boxing, NASCAR, and skateboarding as examples.

STEM in the Final Four, ed. , v.

This title introduces fans to the STEM concepts in the Final Four, exploring how science, technology, engineering, and math are all at play in this exciting event.

STEM in the Super Bowl, ed. , v.

This title introduces fans to the STEM concepts in the Super Bowl, exploring how science, technology, engineering, and math are all at play in this exciting event.

STEM in the World Cup, ed. , v.

This title introduces fans to the STEM concepts in the World Cup, exploring how science, technology, engineering, and math are all at play in this exciting event.

STEM in the World Series, ed. , v.

This title introduces fans to the STEM concepts in the World Series, exploring how science, technology, engineering, and math are all at play in this exciting event.

Science at Work in Baseball, ed. , v.

Explains how the laws of science, especially physics, are at work in the sport of baseball.

Science at Work in Basketball, ed. , v.

Explains how the laws of science, especially physics, are at work in the sport of basketball.

Science at Work in Football, ed. , v.

Explains how the laws of science, especially physics, are at work in the sport of football.

Science at Work in Snowboarding, ed. , v.

Explains how the laws of science, especially physics, are at work in the sport of snowboarding.

Science at Work in Soccer, ed. , v.

Explains how the laws of science, especially physics, are at work in the sport of soccer.

Scrumptious Statistics, ed. , v.

This book, through the use of rhythmic text, teaches students how to develop an understanding of statistical variability, and summarize and describe distributions. Step by step guidance, and sample problems are also provided.

Skiing, ed. , v.

Explores the scientific principles behind some of the most popular team and individual sports. Covers origins, history and changes, the biomechanics and physiology of playing, related health and medical concerns, and the causes and treatment of sports-related injuries. This volume covers skiing.

Soccer, ed. , v.

Readers will learn basics like goals and assists as well as higher numbers like caps. They'll even learn how league standings work, and how more complex equations like goal differential can sometimes determine league champions.

Statistics and Probability, ed. , v.

This book introduces the historical and mathematical basis of statistics and probability, as well as their application to everyday situations, while adhering to state and national math standards. It covers the prominent thinkers who advanced the field for those who followed.

Statistics and Probability, ed. , v.

This book offers a broad collection of the principles of statistics and probability. The topics are often accompanied by references to famous mathematicians who discovered these principles, as well as snapshots of these principles at work in our real world.

Tennis, ed. , v.

Explores the scientific principles behind some of the most popular team and individual sports. Covers origins, history and changes, the biomechanics and physiology of playing, related health and medical concerns, and the causes and treatment of sports-related injuries. This volume covers tennis.

The Britannica Guide to the History of Mathematics, ed. , v.

Covers how major mathematical concepts were first derived, as well as how they evolved with the advent of later thinkers shedding new light on various applications.

The History of Cryptography, ed. , v.

From Julius Caesar to the modern cryptography of computers, readers will learn about the stories and examples of how some of the greatest minds of history have figured out how to make and break codes.

The Number System and Common and Decimal Fractions, ed. , v.

This guide to the number system and fractions combines the history of math with its practical applications.

The Science and Technology of Baseball, ed. , v.

This book explores the science and technology of baseball. It shows how science, tech, and even math shape and sometimes alter athletic achievement and how athleticism and hard work are central to athletic performance.

The Science and Technology of Basketball, ed. , v.

This book explores the science and technology of basketball. It shows how science, tech, and even math shape and sometimes alter athletic achievement and how athleticism and hard work are central to athletic performance.

The Science of Gymnastics, ed. , v.

In this book, readers make connections between the worlds of science, technology, engineering, and math as they relate to gymnastics.

The Science of Soccer, ed. , v.

In this book, readers make connections between the worlds of science, technology, engineering, and math as they relate to soccer.

The Stock Market, ed. , v.

This text breaks down the complicated subject of the stock market and explains what it is, its history, what really happens on Wall Street, and how it can affect readers personally.

UXL Encyclopedia of Science, ed. 3, v.

This alphabetically organized ten-volume set opens up the entire world of science in clear, nontechnical language. Its 798 entries provide fascinating facts covering the entire spectrum of science, from physical, life, and earth sciences to math, psychology, engineering, technology, and the environment. This edition features 204 new entries and 594 updated entries.

Understanding Coding Using Boolean Logic, ed. , v.

This guide includes an overview of Boolean logic, including logic gates and a review of differences between computer logic and human logic.

Understanding Coding by Building Algorithms, ed. , v.

This guide explores the historical development of algorithms and how they are used as a way of teaching computers to work through problems. Algorithms are simplified for readers using words, flowcharts, and pseudo code to build a beginning understanding of algorithms and how they are used in our modern, computerized world.

Using Math in Finance, ed. , v.

This title shows young math students ways in which various math operations are used in everyday financial transactions, from shopping to banking. To ease the intimidation some students feel about math, examples include simple tasks most students may already be doing. Content builds on this past experience and gives readers a possible glimpse of their futures by also briefly introducing financial careers that relate to some of the tasks used as examples.

Using Math in Sports, ed. , v.

Following fifth grade Common Core standards, this book takes a look at how athletes, coaches, and fans use different types of math to create a holistic plan for play and engagement, while helping readers understand how to evaluate the gambles of sports.

Volleyball, ed. , v.

Explores the scientific principles behind some of the most popular team and individual sports. Covers origins, history and changes, the biomechanics and physiology of playing, related health and medical concerns, and the causes and treatment of sports-related injuries. This volume covers volleyball.

Volleyball, ed. , v.

Aimed at both high school women's volleyball players and young women who just happen to be curious about volleyball, this book introduces the terms, techniques, and tips they'll need to become great players. It offers a quick history of the sport and explains the rules of the game.

Why Pi?, ed. , v.

Focusing on how people from ancient Egyptians to modern scientists have used numbers to measure things through the ages. Includes games, puzzles, brainteasers, and fun facts.

World's Best Origami, ed. , v.

This book presents a wide range of subjects and styles by origami creators from all around the world. Each chapter starts with relatively simple models, moving smoothly toward more-challenging works.

Shakespeare

Elizabethan World Reference Library, ed. , v.

Provides background and information on the culture and history of the Elizabethan period, biographies of significant men and women of the time, and primary sources that represent some of the most significant and studied documents of the era.

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.

Shakespeare's Globe Theater, ed. , v.

This book presents the most popular playhouse in Elizabethan England, the original Globe Theater, which once stood along the banks of the Thames River in London. The Globe staged plays by the greatest playwright of his day, William Shakespeare, had its life cut short by fire, and, in the twentieth century rose again to entertain thousands of visitors.

Shakespeare's Language, ed. 2, v.

A comprehensive guide to the ornate and sometimes bewildering language that may be unfamiliar to today's readers of Shakespeare's plays and poetry.

Shakespeare, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Presents the life and work of the English playwright William Shakespeare and provides information about the theater of sixteenth-century London.

The Rough Guide to Shakespeare, ed. , v.

A guide to the life and work of the world's greatest playwright, William Shakespeare.

The Shakespeare Book, ed. , v.

This guide provides a handy reference for casual readers and an invaluable resource for playgoers, and students writing reports on Shakespeare.

Voices of Shakespeare's England, ed. , v.

Offers over 50 primary documents that illuminate the character, personalities, and events of the Elizabethan and Jacobean periods.

The 1920s

American Decades, ed. , v.

Cross-disciplinary source for junior and high school students and teachers, public librarians and general researchers who need to document and analyze periods of contemporary American social history (1900-1999).

American Decades, ed. , v.

Covers everything from monumental events and groundbreaking individuals to the fascinating details of Americans' daily lives. Supports historical research in disciplines from the arts and business to law, medicine, technology and social trends.

Bowling, Beatniks, and Bell-Bottoms, ed. 2, v.

Covers the popular culture of the 20th Century and first decade of the 21st Century. Provides a cross-disciplinary source for junior and high school students and teachers, public librarians and general researchers who need a single, consistent reference to explore and analyze the social trends, events, and people that have impacted contemporary history.

Dictionary of American History, ed. 3, v.

The first comprehensive revision of this classic reference source, originally published in 1940, features updated and revised entries from previous editions, as well as more than 800 new entries covering recent events and topics not covered previously. This authoritative work serves students, scholars, and general readers interested in a wide range of topics in American history, from the well studied and familiar to the obscure.

Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion, ed. , v.

A survey of clothing, costume and fashion. Coverage includes the origins of clothing and body adornment, the development of fabrics and technologies, and the social meanings of dress, as well as representative costumes from a wide range of historical eras. For students and researchers at the high-school level or higher.

Fashion, Costume, and Culture, ed. 2, v.

Provides facts and information about the cultural, religious, and social implications of human decoration and adornment throughout history, with a particular emphasis on the decades of the 20th century. In 500 entries, detailed information about clothing, hairstyles, tattoos, jewelry, body piercing, feet binding, and other types of fashion or style is examined. Entries explain the fashion or style within the context of the traditions, customs, rituals, and practices.

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.

History in Dispute, ed. , v. 5

This volume covers World War II from 1944-1945, offering different critical perspectives on such major historical events as the Axis powers, the D-Day invasion, chemical warfare and the atomic bomb, Japanese internment, the Holocaust, naval warfare and submarines, and resistance movements . It provides an enhanced understanding of events only summarized in history texts, stimulating critical thinking and providing ideas for discussion.

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 2

Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.

Roaring Twenties Reference Library, ed. , v.

The Roaring Twenties Reference Library chronicles and illustrates a time of great social change in everything from fashion to music to politics.

The Twenties in America, ed. , v.

This set offers a clear and innovative approach to North America during the 1920s. It covers events, movements, people and trends in popular culture, literature, art, sports, science, technology, economics, and politics in both the United States and Canada.

This Is Who We Were: In the 1920s, ed. , v.

This book explores American life in the 1920s through personal profiles of individuals and families and their lives at home, at work and in the community; lists of important 'firsts' for America from technical advances and political events to new products and top selling books; economic data covering food, clothing, transportation, housing and other selected prices; reprints of newspaper and magazine articles, letters, posters; and 1920 Census summary and comparison data.

UXL American Decades, ed. , v.

This series covers 20th-century events and social history beginning in 1900 and ending in 1999, written expressly for middle school students. Each decade is covered in one volume. Topics for each decade include: Headline Makers, Topics in the News, Arts and Entertainment, Business and the Economy, Education, Government, Politics, and Law, Lifestyles and Social Trends, Medicine and Health, Science and Technology, and Sports.

UXL Encyclopedia of U.S. History, ed. , v.

Introduces the history of the United States from pre-Colonial America to the present day. Explores the timeline of America: its founders, key historical figures, wars, events, political environment, economy, and culture.