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100 People Who Changed 20th-Century America, ed. , v.
100 People Who Changed 20th-Century America, ed. , v.

100 People Who Changed 20th-Century America, ed. , v.

This book offers 100 answers, providing thought-provoking examples of how American culture was shaped within a crucial time period by individuals whose lives and ideas were major agents of change.

AIDS/HIV, ed. 2008, v.
AIDS/HIV, ed. 2008, v.

AIDS/HIV, ed. 2008, v.

Includes information on the nature of AIDS/HIV and the AIDS epidemic; symptoms and transmittal; patterns and trends in AIDS/HIV surveillance; populations at risk; children, adolescents, and AIDS/HIV; AIDS/HIV cost and treatment; people living with AIDS/HIV; testing, prevention, and education; HIV and AIDS worldwide; and knowledge, awareness, behavior, and opinion of those affected by AIDS/HIV.

Abortion, ed. 2008, v.
Abortion, ed. 2008, v.

Abortion, ed. 2008, v.

Provides both sides of the divisive argument surrounding abortion. Also includes information on the number and types of abortions performed in the United States, abortion clinics, teen pregnancy and abortion, views of abortion from around the world, religious thoughts on abortion, and legal rulings pertaining to abortion.

Africa to America, ed. , v.
Africa to America, ed. , v.

Africa to America, ed. , v.

This book chronicles the history of African Americans, the triumphs and tragedies, from origins on the African continent to the end of the Harlem Renaissance.

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

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

A general resource for African research for students at the high-school level or higher. Consists of 450 alphabetically arranged entries covering countries, regions, geographic features, cultural groups, personalities, and general subjects such as body adornment and clothing, oral tradition, and writing systems. Includes timelines, definitions and quick-reference fact boxes.

African American Almanac, ed. 10, v.
African American Almanac, ed. 10, v.

African American Almanac, ed. 10, v.

Provides a range of historical and current information on African American history, society and culture. Includes coverage of such topics as: Africa and the Black diaspora; film and television; landmarks; national organizations; population; religion; science and technology; and sports.

Alternative Energy, ed. , v.
Alternative Energy, ed. , v.

Alternative Energy, ed. , v.

This three-volume set introduces students to issues surrounding both current energy sources and alternative energy options. While there is significant discussion of the non-renewable resources now used to meet the majority of the world's energy needs (oil, coal and natural gas), the primary focus of the set is on newer options to meet the ever-growing demand.

American Civil War Reference Library, ed. , v.
American Civil War Reference Library, ed. , v.

American Civil War Reference Library, ed. , v.

American Civil War Reference Library offers comprehensive and wide ranging research options on this compelling era of American history. Material in each of the three titles has been reviewed by an independent advisory board for its curriculum relevance and its accessibility to students in grades 6-12.

American Decades Primary Sources, ed. , v.
American Decades Primary Sources, ed. , v.

American Decades Primary Sources, ed. , v.

Cross-disciplinary source spanning the 20th century. Each volume in the set includes full or excerpted primary sources representing the seminal issues, themes, movements and events from a decade. Includes oral histories, songs, speeches, advertisements, TV, play and movie scripts, letters, laws, legal decisions, newspaper articles, cartoons, recipes, and more.

American Decades Primary Sources, ed. , v. 11
American Decades Primary Sources, ed. , v. 11

American Decades Primary Sources, ed. , v. 11

This volume covers the first decade of the twenty-first century from monumental events and groundbreaking individuals to the details of Americans' daily lives. Topics include world events, the arts, business and the economy, education, fashion, government and politics, law and justice, lifestyles and social trends, media, medicine and health, religion, science and technology, and sports.

American Decades, ed. , v.
American Decades, ed. , v.

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.
American Decades, ed. , v.

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.

American Eras, ed. , v.
American Eras, ed. , v.

American Eras, ed. , v.

Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to particular eras in U.S. history.

American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 1
American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 1

American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 1

Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to the era of industrial development in U.S. history.

American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 2
American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 2

American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 2

Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to the Civil War and Reconstruction Era in U.S. history.

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

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

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

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

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

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

American Home Front in World War II, ed. , v.
American Home Front in World War II, ed. , v.

American Home Front in World War II, ed. , v.

Examines the effect of World War II on people living in America. The Almanac discusses major events on the home front, including the changing role of women, Civil Defense and the draft. Biographies highlights 26 key figures, such as John L. Lewis, J. Robert Oppenheimer and others. Primary Sources includes primary material from a variety of sources, including speeches, documents and other material.

American Men & Women of Science, ed. 23, v.
American Men & Women of Science, ed. 23, v.

American Men & Women of Science, ed. 23, v.

This respected resource is a biographical dictionary of the significant players in the physical, biological and related sciences. Each edition includes biographical entries on approximately 120,000 living scientists, providing birthdate; birthplace; field of specialty; education; honorary degrees; current position; professional and career information; awards; memberships; research information; and addresses for each entrant where available.

American Revolution Reference Library, ed. , v.
American Revolution Reference Library, ed. , v.

American Revolution Reference Library, ed. , v.

This 4-vol. set supplies the in-depth information about the American Revolution that students and researchers need for class assignments and reports.

American Social Reform Movements Reference Library, ed. , v.
American Social Reform Movements Reference Library, ed. , v.

American Social Reform Movements Reference Library, ed. , v.

This four-volume set chronicles and illustrates movements from the American Revolution to the present day. Intended to help students successfully complete research and projects.

American Women Writers: A Critical Reference Guide from Colonial Times to the Present, ed. 2, v.
American Women Writers: A Critical Reference Guide from Colonial Times to the Present, ed. 2, v.

American Women Writers: A Critical Reference Guide from Colonial Times to the Present, ed. 2, v.

Provides coverage on the best-known American women writers spanning from colonial days to the present, including biography, criticism, and bibliography for each; also includes lesser-known writers whose work is found in journals, letters, stories, and even hymns. Entries feature an assessment of the writer's works; basic biography and complete bibliography, as well as comprehensive data on writers' names, including pseudonyms, aliases, parents' names and husbands' names, etc.

Americans at War, ed. , v.
Americans at War, ed. , v.

Americans at War, ed. , v.

Covers major American conflicts from the Colonial Wars through the War on Terrorism in the context of cultural and social events and conditions on the home front. Illustrated articles cover both biographies and topics such as civil liberties, media, politics, popular culture, religion, memory and national identity, civic celebrations, monumental art, literature, the roles of women and minorities, veterans, science and technology, humor, and music. General audiences.

Ancient Civilizations Reference Library, ed. , v.
Ancient Civilizations Reference Library, ed. , v.

Ancient Civilizations Reference Library, ed. , v.

The ancient civilizations of Iraq, Egypt, India, China, Central America and other regions are the focus of this remarkable contribution to student reference.

Ancient Europe, 8000 B.C. to A.D. 1000, ed. , v.
Ancient Europe, 8000 B.C. to A.D. 1000, ed. , v.

Ancient Europe, 8000 B.C. to A.D. 1000, ed. , v.

Examines the diverse peoples of early European civilization through a series of 212 essays, presented in chronological order. Coverage includes prehistoric origins through the early Middle Ages (8000 B.C. to A.D. 1000). Includes maps, photos, and chronologies. For the general reader.

Ancient Greece and Rome, ed. , v.
Ancient Greece and Rome, ed. , v.

Ancient Greece and Rome, ed. , v.

Covers an extensive array of topics on ancient Greece and Rome including daily life, art and architecture, philosophy, science, religion, statesmen, military leaders, emperors, and more.

Arctic and Alpine Biomes, ed. , v.
Arctic and Alpine Biomes, ed. , v.

Arctic and Alpine Biomes, ed. , v.

Covers the biomes at high altitudes and near the poles, including the arctic tundra biomes, the Mid-Latitude Alpine Tundra Biome (found in the mountain ranges of North America, Asia, and South America), and the tropical alpine tundra biome (for example, Hawaii).

Arts and Humanities Through the Eras, ed. , v.
Arts and Humanities Through the Eras, ed. , v.

Arts and Humanities Through the Eras, ed. , v.

Profiling milestones and movements in the arts, literature, music and religion from a specific period, each volume in this set helps students and researchers understand the various disciplines of the humanities in relation to each other, as well as to history and culture. An overview of the period and a chronology of major world events begin each volume.

Atlas of the World's Strangest Animals, ed. , v.
Atlas of the World's Strangest Animals, ed. , v.

Atlas of the World's Strangest Animals, ed. , v.

Covers a wide variety of species of animals in the world, including mammals that fly, birds that laugh, fish that walk, and insects that consult over nesting options, to identify just a few of the amazing behaviors animals provide.

Authors of the Medieval and Renaissance Eras, ed. , v.
Authors of the Medieval and Renaissance Eras, ed. , v.

Authors of the Medieval and Renaissance Eras, ed. , v.

By capturing the transformative spirit of the medieval and Renaissance periods, such literary giants as Geoffrey Chaucer, Miguel de Cervantes, William Shakespeare, and John Milton laid the foundations for literature, drama, and poetry today. Readers will be introduced to these and other notable figures whose works have had an enduring impact on the global literary canon.

Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, ed. , v.
Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, ed. , v.

Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, ed. , v.

Covers all musical genres, with new entries written by a distinguished group of area specialists as well as the original articles by Nicolas Slonimsky. This work continues the tradition of offering the most comprehensive and authoritative information on musicians, along with interesting and insightful evaluations of their contributions to the musical world.

Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Popular Musicians Since 1990, ed. , v.
Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Popular Musicians Since 1990, ed. , v.

Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Popular Musicians Since 1990, ed. , v.

An A-Z biographical reference that focuses on individual artists and groups in all popular styles active from 1990 to the present, including those in rock, rhythm and blues, rap, country, electronica, jazz, vocal and classical. Features include select discographies, bibliographies, a glossary of musical terms, and other information. Also features appendix essays on various topics including the music industry, rap, and grunge.

Beastie Boys, ed. , v.
Beastie Boys, ed. , v.

Beastie Boys, ed. , v.

A concise musical biography traces the Beastie Boys' story from the New York punk scene through a blockbuster career that spans more than 20 years.

Biographical Encyclopedia of the Modern Middle East and North Africa, ed. , v.
Biographical Encyclopedia of the Modern Middle East and North Africa, ed. , v.

Biographical Encyclopedia of the Modern Middle East and North Africa, ed. , v.

Illuminates the lives of the most influential and controversial figures in the Middle East and North Africa who came to prominence during the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Includes profiles of contemporary leaders who belong to various political, ethnic, and religious groups, as well as notable individuals associated with business, law, science, social issues, sports, entertainment, literature, and the fine and performing arts.

Biomes and Ecosystems, ed. , v.
Biomes and Ecosystems, ed. , v.

Biomes and Ecosystems, ed. , v.

Examines the animals and plants from the many diverse biomes and ecosystems found on the planet, along with influential factors on these terrains such as evolution.

Biotechnology: Changing Life Through Science, ed. , v.
Biotechnology: Changing Life Through Science, ed. , v.

Biotechnology: Changing Life Through Science, ed. , v.

Covers biotechnological applications ranging across medicine, agriculture, and industry. Devoted to helping younger students and general readers understand the fast-developing science and issues related to: advances in biotechnology, the science of molecular biology and genetics.

Black American Biographies, ed. , v.
Black American Biographies, ed. , v.

Black American Biographies, ed. , v.

This book profiles many Black Americans, from Frederick Douglass to Oprah Winfrey to Barack Obama, whose efforts and ideas continue to enrich the foundations of the nation.

Black Literature Criticism, ed. 2, v.
Black Literature Criticism, ed. 2, v.

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.

Bowling, Beatniks, and Bell-Bottoms: Pop Culture of 20th-Century America, ed. , v.
Bowling, Beatniks, and Bell-Bottoms: Pop Culture of 20th-Century America, ed. , v.

Bowling, Beatniks, and Bell-Bottoms: Pop Culture of 20th-Century America, ed. , v.

The hairstyles, slang terms, advertising jingles, pop music sensations, and all else described as popular culture is covered in this five-volume reference. Arranged chronologically by decade and by broad topics within each decade, this set focuses solely on the popular culture of the twentieth century, offering more detailed information on trends and fads than any other resource. Written specifically for students in grades 5 through 12.

Building Blocks of Matter: A Supplement to the Macmillan Encyclopedia of Physics, ed. , v.
Building Blocks of Matter: A Supplement to the Macmillan Encyclopedia of Physics, ed. , v.

Building Blocks of Matter: A Supplement to the Macmillan Encyclopedia of Physics, ed. , v.

This supplement to the Macmillan Encyclopedia of Physics presents the most recent data on particle physics. Reviews all observed and theoretical particles known to date, retracing the history of each particle's discovery and function. Covers current research; practical applications both hypothetical and actual; and provides biographical entries on scientists who made significant contributions. Case studies and experiments round out the broad range of topics covered.

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.

CDs, Super Glue, and Salsa, ed. , v.
CDs, Super Glue, and Salsa, ed. , v.

CDs, Super Glue, and Salsa, ed. , v.

Provides descriptions of household and high-interest products, step-by-step descriptions of manufacturing processes, and sidebars with additional information. Covers for each entry: why there was a need, who invented it, how it is made, what it is made of, and how it works. Includes photographs, illustrations and line drawings, and a glossary of definitions.

Capital Punishment, ed. 2008, v.
Capital Punishment, ed. 2008, v.

Capital Punishment, ed. 2008, v.

Covers the history of capital punishment plus discussions of numerous court cases, legal decisions, and historical statistics. Also includes information about execution methods, minors and the death penalty, public attitudes, and capital punishment around the world.

Career Information Center, ed. 9, v.
Career Information Center, ed. 9, v.

Career Information Center, ed. 9, v.

Provides information for job seekers on various career areas. Each profile includes a job summary chart, a job description, and up-to-date salary information.

Careers and Occupations, ed. 2008, v.
Careers and Occupations, ed. 2008, v.

Careers and Occupations, ed. 2008, v.

Examines various trends in careers and occupations in America. Provides the latest information on what Americans do for a living, how much they earn, how they find work, and what factors influence these key issues.

Cases on Branding Strategies and Product Development, ed. , v.
Cases on Branding Strategies and Product Development, ed. , v.

Cases on Branding Strategies and Product Development, ed. , v.

This book provides a collection of case studies illustrating successful brand management strategies as well as common errors of unsuccessful brands.

Checks and Balances: The Three Branches of the American Government, ed. , v.
Checks and Balances: The Three Branches of the American Government, ed. , v.

Checks and Balances: The Three Branches of the American Government, ed. , v.

Presents easy to understand information about the inner workings of the federal government. Includes historical overviews and examinations of the day-to-day operations of each branch, as well as Constitutional duties and obligations of each branch, specifics related to eligibility, elections and appointments of key positions, changes since 1776, the future of each branch, and other topics. For student and general audiences.

Chemical Compounds, ed. , v.
Chemical Compounds, ed. , v.

Chemical Compounds, ed. , v.

Offers information on the ways in which different chemical elements combine to form commonly-used chemical compounds, such as water, ammonia, and aspirin. Defines what a chemical compound actually is and the difference between organic and inorganic compounds, as well as providing definitions of acids, bases, salts, oxides, and coordination compounds. Features a general historical overview of major discoveries and the notable scientists who made them.

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

Chemical Elements, ed. 2, v.

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

Chemical Elements: From Carbon to Krypton, ed. , v.
Chemical Elements: From Carbon to Krypton, ed. , v.

Chemical Elements: From Carbon to Krypton, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth information on 112 known chemical elements. For younger and middle school students, but also appropriate for high school students.

Chemistry, ed. , v.
Chemistry, ed. , v.

Chemistry, ed. , v.

Provides a broad approach to chemistry, its laws, processes, applications and subdisciplines, and its many branches, including inorganic, industrial, atmospheric and computational chemistry as well as biotechnology, including biographies of scientists past and present. Reviews the history of the field up to modern research and practical applications, and topical essays examine the role chemistry plays in various aspects of everyday life. For academic readers.

Cities of the United States, ed. 6, v.
Cities of the United States, ed. 6, v.

Cities of the United States, ed. 6, v.

Provides information on America's top cities--those fastest-growing, as well as those with a particular historical, political, industrial, and/or commercial significance. City-specific profiles organize pertinent facts, data, and figures related to demographic, economic, cultural, geographic, social, and recreational conditions.

Cities of the World, ed. 6, v.
Cities of the World, ed. 6, v.

Cities of the World, ed. 6, v.

A compilation of current information on cultural, geographic, and political conditions in 193 countries and their cities covering six continents, based on the Department of State's Post Reports. Maps and photos of many cities included.

Climate Change, ed. , v.
Climate Change, ed. , v.

Climate Change, ed. , v.

Offers coverage of the history, politics, and ethical debates related to climate change, including the impact of climate change on daily life, trade and commerce, travel, and the future of both industrialized and impoverished nations. Provides insights on leading social issues and spurs critical thinking about the impact of environmental issues on daily life and globalization.

Cold War Reference Library, ed. , v.
Cold War Reference Library, ed. , v.

Cold War Reference Library, ed. , v.

Covers the Cold War period between the Western powers and the Communist bloc from the end of World War II through 1989. Includes discussion of the historic causes of the tension and information on the lives and actions of major figures, such as Harry Truman, Winston Churchill, and Joseph Stalin.

Colonial America Reference Library, ed. , v.
Colonial America Reference Library, ed. , v.

Colonial America Reference Library, ed. , v.

The Colonial America Reference Library provides students with the comprehensive information on the Colonial American period they need to write reports and class assignments including biographical profiles and primary source documents.

Colonial Interactions with Native Americans, ed. , v.
Colonial Interactions with Native Americans, ed. , v.

Colonial Interactions with Native Americans, ed. , v.

This book examines the complex relationship between colonists and Native Americans, and describes how the once-positive relationship between the two groups deteriorated to the point where indigenous peoples were taxed, attacked, and pushed out by the newcomers. Fact boxes, maps, sidebars, a glossary, and timelines are also provided.

Company Profiles for Students, ed. , v.
Company Profiles for Students, ed. , v.

Company Profiles for Students, ed. , v.

Covers more than 400 prominent companies most studied by students. Entries follow a standard set of rubrics to facilitate comparison between companies. Also included are company logos, illustrations and ticker symbols, current market share, new products, and where to write for an annual report.

Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography, ed. , v.
Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography, ed. , v.

Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography, ed. , v.

Provides information on the history of science through articles on the professional lives of scientists. All periods of science from classical antiquity to modern times are represented.

Complete Human Diseases and Conditions, ed. , v.
Complete Human Diseases and Conditions, ed. , v.

Complete Human Diseases and Conditions, ed. , v.

Presents information on numerous diseases and conditions. Articles include a definition of the disease or condition, an explanation of how it works in the body, information on causes, symptoms and diagnosis, treatment or cure, and lifestyles.

Constitutional Amendments, ed. 2, v.
Constitutional Amendments, ed. 2, v.

Constitutional Amendments, ed. 2, v.

Provides the history and social context of the amendment process, covering each of the 27 amendments. Significant issues, events, figures, movements and judicial/legislative actions in the history of each amendment are also covered chronologically.

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 Hispanic Biography, ed. , v. 1
Contemporary Hispanic Biography, ed. , v. 1

Contemporary Hispanic Biography, ed. , v. 1

Provides informative biographical profiles of the important and influential persons of Latino heritage who form the international Hispanic community. Covers persons of various nationalities in a wide variety of fields, including art, music and literature to science, politics and business.

Contemporary Hispanic Biography, ed. , v. 2
Contemporary Hispanic Biography, ed. , v. 2

Contemporary Hispanic Biography, ed. , v. 2

Provides informative biographical profiles of the important and influential persons of Latino heritage who form the international Hispanic community. Covers persons of various nationalities in a wide variety of fields, including art, music and literature to science, politics and business.

Contemporary Hispanic Biography, ed. , v. 3
Contemporary Hispanic Biography, ed. , v. 3

Contemporary Hispanic Biography, ed. , v. 3

Provides informative biographical profiles of the important and influential persons of Latino heritage who form the international Hispanic community. Covers persons of various nationalities in a wide variety of fields, including art, music and literature to science, politics and business.

Contemporary Hispanic Biography, ed. , v. 4
Contemporary Hispanic Biography, ed. , v. 4

Contemporary Hispanic Biography, ed. , v. 4

Provides informative biographical profiles of the important and influential persons of Latino heritage who form the international Hispanic community. Covers persons of various nationalities in a wide variety of fields, including art, music and literature to science, politics and business.

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.

Countries and Their Cultures, ed. , v.
Countries and Their Cultures, ed. , v.

Countries and Their Cultures, ed. , v.

Presents the cultural similarities within a country that set it apart from others by examining over 200 countries to document the myriad ways in which culture defines and separates the nations of the world as much as geographical borders do. Surveys each country's shared values, behaviors and cultural variations from foods and rituals to pastimes and arts, using a standard entry format for easy comparison. Provides illustrations, photographs and maps. 4 volumes.

Countries of the World and Their Leaders Yearbook 2007, ed. , v.
Countries of the World and Their Leaders Yearbook 2007, ed. , v.

Countries of the World and Their Leaders Yearbook 2007, ed. , v.

Covering nearly 200 countries, this yearbook is filled with reports from the U.S. Department of State. Entries typically cover politicians, geography, defense, agriculture and trade. Includes information on passport applications, regulations and duties, international health and disease, national holidays and more.

Countries of the World and Their Leaders Yearbook 2008, ed. , v.
Countries of the World and Their Leaders Yearbook 2008, ed. , v.

Countries of the World and Their Leaders Yearbook 2008, ed. , v.

Covering nearly 200 countries, this yearbook is filled with reports from the U.S. Department of State. Entries typically cover the geography, history, government, and political conditions, economy and state relations with the United States for each. Includes information on passport applications, visa requirements, regulations and duties, international health and disease, and national holidays.

Countries of the World and Their Leaders Yearbook 2009, ed. , v.
Countries of the World and Their Leaders Yearbook 2009, ed. , v.

Countries of the World and Their Leaders Yearbook 2009, ed. , v.

A compilation of U.S. Department of State reports on contemporary political and economic conditions, government personnel and policies, political parties, religions, history, education, press, radio and TV, climate, and other characteristics of selected countries of the world; together with travel alerts, passport and visa information, world health information for travelers, and customs and duty tips for returning residents.

Covering American Politics in the 21st Century, ed. , v.
Covering American Politics in the 21st Century, ed. , v.

Covering American Politics in the 21st Century, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia provides a real-world guide to American political journalism and news coverage in the 21st century, from the most influential media organizations and pundits to the controversies and practices shaping modern-day political journalism.

Crime and Punishment in America Reference Library, ed. , v.
Crime and Punishment in America Reference Library, ed. , v.

Crime and Punishment in America Reference Library, ed. , v.

Covering the evolution of the American criminal justice system throughout history, Crime and Punishment in America Reference Library explores everything from juvenile justice to organized crime.

Crime and Punishment: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.
Crime and Punishment: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

Crime and Punishment: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

A focus on leading social issues of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. Each title contains approximately 175 full or excerpted documents---speeches, legislation, magazine and newspaper articles, essays, memoirs, letters, interviews, novels, songs, and works of art---as well as overview information that places each document in context.

Death and Dying, ed. 2008, v.
Death and Dying, ed. 2008, v.

Death and Dying, ed. 2008, v.

Examines how Americans deal with death, with a particular focus on the highly charged political and moral issues of living wills, life-sustaining treatments, end-of-life care funding, and physician assisted suicide.

Democracy in the Poetry of Walt Whitman, ed. , v.
Democracy in the Poetry of Walt Whitman, ed. , v.

Democracy in the Poetry of Walt Whitman, ed. , v.

Provides an in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of American poet, Walt Whitman.

Desert Biomes, ed. , v.
Desert Biomes, ed. , v.

Desert Biomes, ed. , v.

Examines three different types of biomes: warm/hot deserts (such as the Mojave and Sahara deserts), cold deserts (such as Patagonia in South America), and the West Coast Fog Desert biomes, which occur on certain regions of the western edge of major continents.

Development of the Industrial U.S. Reference Library, ed. , v.
Development of the Industrial U.S. Reference Library, ed. , v.

Development of the Industrial U.S. Reference Library, ed. , v.

In the second half of the 19th century, America transformed itself into an industrial power, ready to assume a dominant position on the world scene in the 20th century. The development of industrialization and the consumer society brought about opportunities for many Americans as part of an ever-growing middle class, but also resulted in environmental and social degradation that we continue to deal with at the present time.

Dictionary of American History, ed. 3, v.
Dictionary of American History, ed. 3, v.

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.

Dictionary of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, ed. , v.
Dictionary of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, ed. , v.

Dictionary of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, ed. , v.

Covers the history of the Arab-Israeli conflict from the birth of Zionism at the end of the 19th century. Covers five Arab-Israeli wars, and provides biographies of political personnel in Syria, Egypt, Iraq, Lebanon, Jordan, and the occupied territories. The Dictionary provides clear definitions and comprehensive explanations of the history, geography, religion, and demographics of the area. 2 volumes.

Discover Ancient China, ed. , v.
Discover Ancient China, ed. , v.

Discover Ancient China, ed. , v.

Confucius, the Great Wall, silk, oracle bones, writing, and paper are among the topics explored in this text. Beginning with Emperor Qin Shi Huangdi’s life size terracotta army of soldiers, chariots, and horses, it also covers early development, early dynasties, the unification of China, and the achievements, gifts, and inventions of the ancient Chinese

Discovering Ancient China, ed. , v.
Discovering Ancient China, ed. , v.

Discovering Ancient China, ed. , v.

In this book, readers will explore the different dynasties of ancient China, the memorable leaders that spearheaded them, and the lasting influences each period had on civilizations to follow, as well as learning about the oldest examples of Chinese writing, which ruler was responsible for completing the Great Wall, and the cultural context in which Confucius became a prominent philosopher.

Discovering Ancient Egypt, ed. , v.
Discovering Ancient Egypt, ed. , v.

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.

Discovering Ancient Greece, ed. , v.
Discovering Ancient Greece, ed. , v.

Discovering Ancient Greece, ed. , v.

This book covers all aspects of Greek society, including daily life, deities and legends, and the political systems of Greek city-states. Important writers and thinkers receive equal treatment, with profiles of Sophocles, Plato, and Homer presented, among others.

Discovering Ancient Mesoamerican Civilizations, ed. , v.
Discovering Ancient Mesoamerican Civilizations, ed. , v.

Discovering Ancient Mesoamerican Civilizations, ed. , v.

This book introduces young readers to the ancient civilizations of Mesoamerica. Among the civilizations examined are the Olmec, Zapotec, Aztec, and Maya. Lands, cultures, religions, and daily life activities are considered, as well as the colossal rock heads of the Olmec that still exist, the maguey plant that the Zapotec grew and used for making houses, and the temple at Chichén Itzá, among other remarkable facts and achievements.

Discovering Ancient Rome, ed. , v.
Discovering Ancient Rome, ed. , v.

Discovering Ancient Rome, ed. , v.

This book presents the city and empire of Ancient Rome, from its rise to its fall. Readers will learn how Romans lived their daily lives, as well as the accomplishments they contributed that continue to influence the world today.

Discovering Native North American Cultures, ed. , v.
Discovering Native North American Cultures, ed. , v.

Discovering Native North American Cultures, ed. , v.

This book explores the pre-Columbian native civilizations that thrived in North America, revealing a diverse range of cultures, languages, and customs. The devastating impact of European contact and conquest is described, as is the story of cultural survival in the face of near extinction. The modern life of native North American peoples and the ways in which they are keeping their heritage alive are also celebrated.

Documents of American Indian Removal, ed. , v.
Documents of American Indian Removal, ed. , v.

Documents of American Indian Removal, ed. , v.

This book is organized into sections that collectively provide the full scope of American Indian removal policies that began with the founding of the United States. It traces the evolution of federal government policies; the rhetoric of Indian removal in public debates; removal experiences; ethnic cleansing through overtly racist laws; responses to removals; and the question of land ownership in the aftermath.

Drama for Students, ed. , v. 1
Drama for Students, ed. , v. 1

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
Drama for Students, ed. , v. 10

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
Drama for Students, ed. , v. 11

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
Drama for Students, ed. , v. 12

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
Drama for Students, ed. , v. 13

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
Drama for Students, ed. , v. 14

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
Drama for Students, ed. , v. 15

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
Drama for Students, ed. , v. 16

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
Drama for Students, ed. , v. 17

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
Drama for Students, ed. , v. 18

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
Drama for Students, ed. , v. 19

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
Drama for Students, ed. , v. 2

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
Drama for Students, ed. , v. 20

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
Drama for Students, ed. , v. 21

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
Drama for Students, ed. , v. 22

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
Drama for Students, ed. , v. 23

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
Drama for Students, ed. , v. 24

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
Drama for Students, ed. , v. 25

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. 3
Drama for Students, ed. , v. 3

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. 4
Drama for Students, ed. , v. 4

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
Drama for Students, ed. , v. 5

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
Drama for Students, ed. , v. 6

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
Drama for Students, ed. , v. 7

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
Drama for Students, ed. , v. 8

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
Drama for Students, ed. , v. 9

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.

Drugs and Controlled Substances: Information for Students, ed. , v.
Drugs and Controlled Substances: Information for Students, ed. , v.

Drugs and Controlled Substances: Information for Students, ed. , v.

This single-volume resource provides detailed information on the physiological and psychological effects of addictive drugs and substances, from illegal drugs to commonly abused classes of prescription and over-the-counter drugs. Arranged alphabetically by drug name, each entry follows a standard format, allowing researchers to easily find the information they need and also to facilitate comparison between drugs.

Early Civilizations in the Americas Reference Library, ed. , v.
Early Civilizations in the Americas Reference Library, ed. , v.

Early Civilizations in the Americas Reference Library, ed. , v.

This reference library provides a comprehensive overview of the history of the regions of the American continents in which two of the world's first civilizations developed: Mesoamerica (the name for the lands in which ancient civilizations arose in Central America and Mexico) and the Andes Mountains region of South America (in present-day Peru and parts of Bolivia, northern Argentina, and Ecuador).

Education, ed. 2008, v.
Education, ed. 2008, v.

Education, ed. 2008, v.

Areas covered include an overview of American education; primary, elementary, and secondary schools; public versus private schooling; special education; education of gifted children; testing and achievement of students; national education goals; and 'at-risk' students. Discusses colleges and universities; issues such as home schooling, school choice, and vouchers; trends in teacher supply and demand; and public opinions about education.

Elizabethan World Reference Library, ed. , v.
Elizabethan World Reference Library, ed. , v.

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.

Emerging Trends and Innovation in Sports Marketing and Management in Asia, ed. , v.
Emerging Trends and Innovation in Sports Marketing and Management in Asia, ed. , v.

Emerging Trends and Innovation in Sports Marketing and Management in Asia, ed. , v.

This book brings together research and case studies to evaluate and discuss the effectiveness of current methodologies and theories in an effort to improve promotional activities and the organization of all aspects of the sports industry.

Emily Dickinson, ed. , v.
Emily Dickinson, ed. , v.

Emily Dickinson, ed. , v.

This book provides in-depth critical discussions of poet, Emily Dickinson. This volume brings together a variety of new and classic essays on Dickinson's life and work.

Encyclopedia of African-American Culture and History, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of African-American Culture and History, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of African-American Culture and History, ed. 2, v.

A five-volume set and supplement covering all aspects of the African-American experience from 1619 to the present day. Using biographies, historical essays, and thematic pieces, many written by foremost scholars, it addresses a wide array of subjects in over 2,300 articles to define in one source the cultural roots, participation in American life, and current condition of the African-American community.

Encyclopedia of American Foreign Policy, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of American Foreign Policy, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of American Foreign Policy, ed. 2, v.

Essays by subject experts treat concepts and doctrines, policymaking, commerce and science, human rights and arms control, with specific articles on topics ranging from anti-imperialism to environmental diplomacy, from refugee policies to terrorism and countermeasures. Also includes a chronology.

Encyclopedia of American Religions, ed. 7, v.
Encyclopedia of American Religions, ed. 7, v.

Encyclopedia of American Religions, ed. 7, v.

Comprehensive coverage of more than 2,300 North American religious groups in the U.S. and Canada -- from Adventists to Zen Buddhists. Information is presented in two distinct sections, essays and directory listings describing the historical development of religious families and providing factual information about each group within those families. Includes, when available, rubrics for membership figures, educational facilities and periodicals.

Encyclopedia of Buddhism, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Buddhism, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Buddhism, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia describes the Buddhist world view, basic teachings and practices of Buddhism, as well as its different schools and sects. In addition to containing entries on Buddhist scriptures, art, architecture, divinities, monastic orders, festivals, rites and ceremonies, this 2-vol. set explores the history of Buddhism, the different forms it has taken in different parts of the world, and how Buddhism has blended with other religions.

Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion, ed. , v.

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.

Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol & Addictive Behavior, ed. 3, v.
Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol & Addictive Behavior, ed. 3, v.

Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol & Addictive Behavior, ed. 3, v.

Explores the social, medical, legal and political issues related to drugs and alcohol and associated behaviors. Includes emerging topics and developments in the many fields of addiction studies.

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 European Social History, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of European Social History, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of European Social History, ed. , v.

This six-volume reference includes more than 230 articles, ranging from 5,000 to 10,000 words, on everything from serfdom and the economy, to witchcraft and public health.

Encyclopedia of Food and Culture, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Food and Culture, ed. , v.

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 Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia spans the globe to explain the issues behind crimes against humanity and human rights issues as they relate to individual countries and the world at large. It traces the history of events that qualify as genocide and crimes against humanity, profiles perpetrators and heroes, and explains international laws and law proceedings aimed at ending genocide and crimes against humanity.

Encyclopedia of Human Genetics and Disease, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Human Genetics and Disease, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Human Genetics and Disease, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia examines the history, characteristics, causes, and treatment of genetic disease, as well as the science of genetics itself.

Encyclopedia of India, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of India, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of India, ed. , v.

A four-volume survey of the history, cultures, geography and religions of India from ancient times to the present day. Includes more than 600 entries, arranged alphabetically. For students and general readers.

Encyclopedia of Irish History and Culture, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Irish History and Culture, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Irish History and Culture, ed. , v.

Spans Irish history from prehistoric times to the present, treating both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland in detail. Entries represent an inclusive, cross-disciplinary approach, written by specialists and covering history, archaeology, anthropology, geography, politics, economics, the Irish and English languages and literatures, the visual arts, and other fields.

Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia looks at Islam's role in the modern world, doing so in the context of the religion's history and development over the last 13 centuries. Containing thematic articles, biographies of key figures, definitions, illustrations, maps and more, this new encyclopedia fills a need in this key area of religious studies.

Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture, ed. 2, v.

Provides a comprehensive, multidisciplinary view of Latin American history and culture from prehistoric times to the present. Covers cultural issues and includes numerous biographical profiles of important figures in politics, letters and the arts.

Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender History in America, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender History in America, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender History in America, ed. , v.

A three-volume survey of more than 400 years of lesbian and gay history and culture in the United States, presented through over 500 alphabetically arranged entries. Coverage includes people, public policy, economics, social issues, identities, and culture, among many others. For students, researchers, and general readers.

Encyclopedia of Modern Asia, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Modern Asia, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Modern Asia, ed. , v.

A six-volume survey of modern Asia, defined as extending from Japan in the east to Turkey in the west, and from Kazakhstan in the north to Indonesia in the south. Presents entries covering such subjects as countries, cities, regions, natural features, religions, social issues, languages, people, events, customs, politics, and economics.

Encyclopedia of Occultism and Parapsychology, ed. 5, v.
Encyclopedia of Occultism and Parapsychology, ed. 5, v.

Encyclopedia of Occultism and Parapsychology, ed. 5, v.

Entries examine topical essays, recent phenomena, concepts, cults, prominent individuals and personalities, organizations and publications, as well as providing entries tracing the development of occultism and parapsychology in particular countries. In certain controversial areas, the case both for and against has been indicated, with sources noted for further study.

Encyclopedia of Philosophy, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of Philosophy, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of Philosophy, ed. 2, v.

English-language reference source for philosophy,' has been the cornerstone of the philosophy reference shelf. Lauded for its clear and accessible presentation of wide-ranging philosophical subjects, the Encyclopedia has earned its place as a first-stop resource for general readers, students and educators.

Encyclopedia of Race and Racism, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Race and Racism, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Race and Racism, ed. , v.

Examines the anthropological, sociological, historical, economic, and scientific theories of race and racism in the modem era. Delves into the historic origins of ideas of race and racism and explores their social and scientific consequences. Includes biographies of significant theorists, as well as political and social leaders and notorious racists.

Encyclopedia of Recreation and Leisure in America, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Recreation and Leisure in America, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Recreation and Leisure in America, ed. , v.

A two-volume survey of the pursuit of leisure in the United States, from Colonial to modern times, presented through 271 alphabetically arranged entries. Coverage includes specific types of recreational activities as well as important themes in the history of leisure. For students, researchers, and general readers.

Encyclopedia of Religion, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of Religion, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of Religion, ed. 2, v.

The second edition of a resource that is considered a standard reference in the field. Presents a cross-cultural approach that emphasizes religion's role within everyday life and as a unique experience from culture to culture. The original 2,750 entries have been retained, many heavily updated, and approximately 600 entirely new articles have been added by an international team of scholars and contributors.

Encyclopedia of Russian History, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Russian History, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Russian History, ed. , v.

Provides a comprehensive discussion of Russia's people, politics, economics, religion, and social systems; and is designed to complement the study of comparative politics, world history, geography, literature, arts and culture and world cultures. Entries span the period from the earliest beginnings of the Russian nation to the rise and fall of the Soviet Union.

Encyclopedia of Science, Technology, and Ethics, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Science, Technology, and Ethics, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Science, Technology, and Ethics, ed. , v.

This Encyclopedia considers both the professional ethics of science and technology, and the ethical and political issues raised by science and technology in an increasingly complex and global society. This broad coverage supports the numerous courses in applied and professional ethics and policy related to the practice of science and technology in education.

Encyclopedia of Sex and Gender, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Sex and Gender, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Sex and Gender, ed. , v.

Addresses issues of sex and gender at the personal and the social level; examines issues of identity, status, class, ethnicity, race, and nation; of sexuality and the body; of social institutions and the structures of representation. Topics include changing conceptions of 'the feminine,' the family and masculinity, religion, morality, cultural images, medical practice, public health, economy and society and many more.

Encyclopedia of Sociology, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of Sociology, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of Sociology, ed. 2, v.

This classic reference has been updated to reflect many changes in society and in the field of sociology in recent years. Articles covering core issues such as race, poverty, violence, economics, pregnancy and abortion have been updated and expanded, and completely new articles have been written on topics such as the Internet, privacy and epidemiology.

Encyclopedia of Terrorism, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Terrorism, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Terrorism, ed. , v.

Provides an up-to-date and comprehensive reference tool for understanding the latest developments in national and international terrorism, one of the most pressing security challenges facing the world today.

Encyclopedia of Western Colonialism since 1450, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Western Colonialism since 1450, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Western Colonialism since 1450, ed. , v.

Provides students and researchers with a much-needed, comprehensive resource on the subject of colonialism and expansion. From a global perspective, the set traces many facets of colonial growth and imperialism, and much more.

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v.

A multicultural biographical source that covers notable individuals from every part of the world and from all time periods who have made significant contributions to human culture.

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 24
Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 24

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 24

A multicultural biographical source that covers notable individuals from every part of the world and from all time periods who have made significant contributions to human culture.

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 25
Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 25

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 25

A multicultural biographical source that covers notable individuals from every part of the world and from all time periods who have made significant contributions to human culture.

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 26
Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 26

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 26

A multicultural biographical source that covers notable individuals from every part of the world and from all time periods who have made significant contributions to human culture.

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 27
Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 27

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 27

A multicultural biographical source that covers notable individuals from every part of the world and from all time periods who have made significant contributions to human culture.

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 28
Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 28

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 28

A multicultural biographical source that covers notable individuals from every part of the world and from all time periods who have made significant contributions to human culture.

Encyclopedia of the American Constitution, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of the American Constitution, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of the American Constitution, ed. 2, v.

Contains new and updated original articles covering recent concepts (i.e. adoption, race, the Constitution, birthright citizenship) and court cases since 1992 offering comprehensive coverage of all aspects of constitutional law, as well as biographies of people who have had an impact on our government's legal framework (Supreme Court Justices, Presidents, Cabinet Members, Lawyers, and more). Also covers judicial decisions handed down by the Supreme Court.

Encyclopedia of the American Revolution: Library of Military History, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of the American Revolution: Library of Military History, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of the American Revolution: Library of Military History, ed. , v.

A three-volume survey of the military aspects of the American Revolutionary War, covering the period 1763-1783. The alphabetically arranged entries include biographies as well as discussions of campaigns and strategy; battles, skirmishes, and naval actions; weaponry; political issues and events; and how the European powers participated in the conflict. For students, historians, and general readers.

Encyclopedia of the Great Depression, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of the Great Depression, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of the Great Depression, ed. , v.

This 2-vol. set encompasses nearly two decades of American history, beginning with the farm crisis of the mid-1920s, through the 1929 stock market crash, the gradual recovery during the 1930s with Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal and World War II. This wide-ranging, multidisciplinary encyclopedia features entries on depression-era politics, government, business, economics, literature, the arts, society and culture.

Encyclopedia of the Modern Middle East and North Africa, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of the Modern Middle East and North Africa, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of the Modern Middle East and North Africa, ed. 2, v.

The set covers the modern history of the Middle East and North Africa, with major sections on Colonialism and Imperialism, the World Wars, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the United Nations involvement in the region. Each country in the region is reviewed, detailing its population, economy and government.

Encyclopedia of the New American Nation, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of the New American Nation, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of the New American Nation, ed. , v.

A three-volume survey of the formative years of the United States, starting just prior to the American Revolution and ending with the inauguration of Andrew Jackson in 1829. Presents 671 alphabetically arranged entries focusing on the major political markers and milestones, as well as the art, music, literature and daily life, of this period. For secondary and college students, researchers, and general readers.

Endangered Species, ed. 2, v.
Endangered Species, ed. 2, v.

Endangered Species, ed. 2, v.

Including the addition of 25 new species, this new 2nd edition is completely updated to reflect the changes in endangered and threatened status. Color photographs and maps provide further illustrate the many species threatened by extinction, including amphibians, birds, crustaceans, fish, insects, mammals, mollusks, reptiles, and more. Each entry gives a species description, location, reason for endangerment, and measures being taken to prevent it from extinction.

Endangered Species, ed. 2008, v.
Endangered Species, ed. 2008, v.

Endangered Species, ed. 2008, v.

Discusses what has been done to protect endangered species in the United States and around the world, and examines the debate over what future actions are warranted.

Energy Technology, ed. , v.
Energy Technology, ed. , v.

Energy Technology, ed. , v.

The articles in this volume highlight the exciting advances in cutting edge energy production and the political debates around energy that will impact generations to come.

Environmental Encyclopedia, ed. 3, v.
Environmental Encyclopedia, ed. 3, v.

Environmental Encyclopedia, ed. 3, v.

Provides in-depth, worldwide coverage of environmental issues. Each article is written in a nontechnical style and provides current status, analysis, and suggested solutions whenever possible.

Environmental Issues: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.
Environmental Issues: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

Environmental Issues: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

A focus on leading social issues of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. Each title contains approximately 175 full or excerpted documents---speeches, legislation, magazine and newspaper articles, essays, memoirs, letters, interviews, novels, songs, and works of art---as well as overview information that places each document in context.

Environmental Science, ed. , v.
Environmental Science, ed. , v.

Environmental Science, ed. , v.

Provides comprehensive coverage of the environmental sciences. Cross-curricular in nature, the title supports both basic and advanced curricula in earth and environmental science, physics, chemistry, and biology, as well as general science, history, government, and the social sciences.

Europe 1789-1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of Industry and Empire, ed. , v.
Europe 1789-1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of Industry and Empire, ed. , v.

Europe 1789-1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of Industry and Empire, ed. , v.

A five-volume survey of European history from the onset of the French Revolution to the outbreak of World War. Alphabetically arranged entries cover the period's most significant personalities and meaningful developments in the arts, religion, politics, exploration, and warfare. For students, scholars, and general readers.

Europe Since 1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of War and Reconstruction, ed. , v.
Europe Since 1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of War and Reconstruction, ed. , v.

Europe Since 1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of War and Reconstruction, ed. , v.

A multi-volume survey of European history from the beginning of World War I in 1914 to the present, presented through alphabetically arranged entries that focus on the period's scientific, social and cultural history as well as the political, military and economic developments. For students and general readers.

Europe, 1450 to 1789, ed. , v.
Europe, 1450 to 1789, ed. , v.

Europe, 1450 to 1789, ed. , v.

A six-volume survey of European history from 1450, the beginning of the print revolution, to 1789 and the French Revolution. Presents over 1,000 alphabetically arranged entries covering the period's most significant personalities and meaningful developments in the arts, religion, politics, exploration, and warfare. For students, scholars, and general readers.

Events That Formed the Modern World, ed. , v.
Events That Formed the Modern World, ed. , v.

Events That Formed the Modern World, ed. , v.

This set covers times from the Renaissance to the present. Each volume focuses on a specific historic period and examines 12 events within those time frames that changed the world. Each entry provides an introduction that lays out factual material in a chronological manner, an in-depth essay interpreting the event's significance, and an annotated bibliography of the most important current works on the topic.

Everyday Finance, ed. , v.
Everyday Finance, ed. , v.

Everyday Finance, ed. , v.

Provides a mix of basic and practical information on economics, personal money management, and starting a business.

Explorers of the Late Renaissance and the Enlightenment, ed. , v.
Explorers of the Late Renaissance and the Enlightenment, ed. , v.

Explorers of the Late Renaissance and the Enlightenment, ed. , v.

This volume details the lives of such late Renaissance and Enlightenment era explorers as Henry Hudson, Vitus Bering, James Cook, and Daniel Boone, among many others, as well as the explorations and discoveries of which they were a part.

Explorers of the Renaissance, ed. , v.
Explorers of the Renaissance, ed. , v.

Explorers of the Renaissance, ed. , v.

The allure of far-off lands, the promise of untapped resources, and a hunger for building global empires prompted Renaissance explorers to journey into the unknown. Battling harsh seafaring conditions, disease, and threats to their health and safety, the individuals profiled in this volume shaped the world map, setting the stage for future voyagers along the way.

Extremist Groups: Information for Students, ed. , v.
Extremist Groups: Information for Students, ed. , v.

Extremist Groups: Information for Students, ed. , v.

Provides an overview and history of 150 extremist organizations worldwide that are active today.

Fake News, ed. , v.
Fake News, ed. , v.

Fake News, ed. , v.

This book examines 'fake news,' which is used for both false sources and facts that people dislike. It has become more difficult to know what to trust. This book shows what clues and signs to watch for when reading, watching, or listening to news media.

Family in Society: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.
Family in Society: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

Family in Society: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

Provides primary source documents focused family in society in the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. Contains approximately 175 full or excerpted documents---speeches, legislation, magazine and newspaper articles, essays, memoirs, letters, interviews, novels, songs, and works of art---as well as overview information that places each document in context. International in scope.

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.

Federalists and Anti-Federalists, ed. , v.
Federalists and Anti-Federalists, ed. , v.

Federalists and Anti-Federalists, ed. , v.

This book examines issues such as the power of the federal government versus states' rights, the interpretation of individual liberties, and urban versus rural areas, from both the Federalist and Anti-federalist perspectives, profiles the key Founding Fathers who were involved, and discusses the impact of the Anti-federalists' most important victory, forcing the Constitutional Convention to adopt a bill of rights.

Feminism in Literature: A Gale Critical Companion, ed. , v.
Feminism in Literature: A Gale Critical Companion, ed. , v.

Feminism in Literature: A Gale Critical Companion, ed. , v.

This six-volume set explores the history of women and feminism throughout literature, from classical antiquity to modern times. Topics covered include misogyny and women's social roles in ancient civilizations, 16th-century women's devotional literature, 17th- and 18th-century women's captivity narratives, the women's suffrage movement in 19th-century America, women writers of the 'Lost Generation,' lesbian literature, and much more.

Filter Bubbles and Targeted Advertising, ed. , v.
Filter Bubbles and Targeted Advertising, ed. , v.

Filter Bubbles and Targeted Advertising, ed. , v.

The articles in this volume examine 'the filter bubble,' which is the exclusion of other perspectives from our tech-assisted online preferences. Raising many hard questions including data security, political propaganda, and the pervasiveness of digital 'junk food,' filter bubbles reveal the future challenges of a personalized, automated web.

French and Indian War, ed. , v.
French and Indian War, ed. , v.

French and Indian War, ed. , v.

Contains historical overviews, biographical entries, and primary source material on the French and Indian War. Features include illustrations, maps, graphs and charts, photographs, and a further reading list. Designed for student and general audiences.

From New Amsterdam to New York, ed. , v.
From New Amsterdam to New York, ed. , v.

From New Amsterdam to New York, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers to the Dutch colony of New Amsterdam and describes the rapid rise and fall of the colony, which would be taken over by the British and renamed New York. Fact boxes, maps, sidebars, a glossary, and timelines are also provided.

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

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

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

Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law, ed. 2, v.
Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law, ed. 2, v.

Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law, ed. 2, v.

This encyclopedia fills a much-needed gap between legal texts focusing on the theory and history behind the law and more practical guides dealing with the law and its everyday effect upon its citizens. Containing approximately 200 articles, the Encyclopedia includes: brief descriptions of each issue's historical background, covering important statutes and cases; profiles of various U.S. laws and regulations; and details of how laws and regulations vary from state to state.

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.

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

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

Provides a broad overview of war throughout American history, with a special emphasis on how war effects, and is affected by, political, economic, and social change in American and global society.

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

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

Provides a concise history of the U.S. government and political scene throughout American history, with a particular emphasis on how government and politics effects, and is affected by, social change.

Gale Encyclopedia of World History, ed. , v.
Gale Encyclopedia of World History, ed. , v.

Gale Encyclopedia of World History, ed. , v.

Provides a broad overview of war throughout world history, from ancient times to present, with a special emphasis on its causes and repercussions.

Gale Encyclopedia of World History, ed. , v.
Gale Encyclopedia of World History, ed. , v.

Gale Encyclopedia of World History, ed. , v.

Provides a broad overview of national governments throughout history, explaining their structures and histories, key players and events, and how governments effect, and are affected by, social change.

Gale Library of Daily Life, ed. , v.
Gale Library of Daily Life, ed. , v.

Gale Library of Daily Life, ed. , v.

Provides historical information on the battlefield and homefront experience and the political, economic, social, and cultural life of the North and South during the War. Primary source documents in the form of first-person accounts, letters, diaries, journals, newspapers, and literature bring to life the experiences of the Union and Confederate participants and the people they left behind.

Gale Library of Daily Life, ed. , v.
Gale Library of Daily Life, ed. , v.

Gale Library of Daily Life, ed. , v.

Illuminates daily life in slave society in America from colonial times to the end of the Civil War. Provides information on the business and regulation of slavery, the plantation way of life, work, family and community, culture and leisure, health and medicine, religion, resistance and rebellion, and slavery and freedom in the North.

Gender Identity, ed. , v.
Gender Identity, ed. , v.

Gender Identity, ed. , v.

This book examines societies around the world which throughout history have developed varying concepts of gender that affect the roles its citizens play in their communities, as well as the history of individuals who reject, subvert, expand, or explore the gender roles of their society. It also looks at conversations on gender identity happening today.

Gender Issues and Sexuality: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.
Gender Issues and Sexuality: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

Gender Issues and Sexuality: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

A focus on leading social issues of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. Each title contains approximately 175 full or excerpted documents---speeches, legislation, magazine and newspaper articles, essays, memoirs, letters, interviews, novels, songs, and works of art---as well as overview information that places each document in context.

Genetic Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 4, v.
Genetic Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 4, v.

Genetic Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 4, v.

Offers information on how genes work and provides facts about the most common genetic disorders, including those that arise from mutations in specific genes, those that arise from chromosomal abnormalities, and disorders with genetic and environmental components, such as cancer, diabetes, mental illness, obesity, and addiction.

Genetic Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 6, v.
Genetic Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 6, v.

Genetic Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 6, v.

Provides basic consumer health information about disorders caused by gene and chromosome abnormalities and those with genetic and environmental components, along with facts about genetic testing and treatment research, and guidance for parents of children with special needs.

Genetics, ed. , v.
Genetics, ed. , v.

Genetics, ed. , v.

A comprehensive collection of articles on all aspects of genetics, from Mendel to the decoding of the human genome. Explains the workings of genes and chromosomes, genetic diseases, and biotechnology. Also covers the ethical, legal, and social issues connected to genetic science. Includes full-color photos and line drawings, a glossary of scientific terms, and coverage of careers in the field.

Geo-Data: The World Geographical Encyclopedia, ed. 3, v.
Geo-Data: The World Geographical Encyclopedia, ed. 3, v.

Geo-Data: The World Geographical Encyclopedia, ed. 3, v.

The 3rd edition of this comprehensive resource, now published by Gale, provides entries on the physical geography of every country in the world plus other selected locations. Each entry features a relief map depicting the geography of the location plus detailed text that describes its features, climate and vegetation. Entries are formatted with standardized rubrics to facilitate comparison.

Gilded Age and Progressive Era Reference Library, ed. , v.
Gilded Age and Progressive Era Reference Library, ed. , v.

Gilded Age and Progressive Era Reference Library, ed. , v.

Focuses on the significant social and culture changes that occurred in the years 1878-1913.

Gothic Literature: A Gale Critical Companion, ed. , v.
Gothic Literature: A Gale Critical Companion, ed. , v.

Gothic Literature: A Gale Critical Companion, ed. , v.

Spans all facets of gothic literature, including visual and performing arts, society and culture, themes, and settings. Includes primary source documents and critical material to provide a contextual perspective, a related chronology of key events, full-text commentaries, and lists of further readings.

Government, Politics, and Protest: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.
Government, Politics, and Protest: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

Government, Politics, and Protest: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

A collection of primary source documents that focus on leading social issues of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. International in scope, each title is devoted to one topic.

Grassland Biomes, ed. , v.
Grassland Biomes, ed. , v.

Grassland Biomes, ed. , v.

Examines grassland biomes that cover vast areas of the landmass of earth. It covers the two major types of grassland biomes: the temperate grasslands and the tropical grasslands.

Great Depression and the New Deal Reference Library, ed. , v.
Great Depression and the New Deal Reference Library, ed. , v.

Great Depression and the New Deal Reference Library, ed. , v.

Covers the failure of the U.S. economy and its gradual recovery, with special attention to the New Deal, as well as the global situation, including the rise of Hitler. The Almanac covers the era in 16 subject chapters. Biographies profiles 29 major figures of the period. Primary Sources features annotated excerpts from speeches, newspaper and magazine articles, literature, and other documents from the period. For middle school and general audiences.

Growing Old in America, ed. 2008, v.
Growing Old in America, ed. 2008, v.

Growing Old in America, ed. 2008, v.

Explores the current condition of growing old in the United States. Includes the economic status of older people; Medicare and Medicaid; the living arrangements of older adults; working and retirement; and the education levels, voting trends, and political behavior of older Americans. Physical and mental health problems; drug and alcohol abuse; care for seniors; crime; and death and dying are also covered.

Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia, ed. , v.
Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia, ed. , v.

Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia, ed. , v.

Covers evolution in detail and explores it from a scientific viewpoint. Includes comprehensive coverage of recent ideas and discoveries in the field of evolution.

Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia, ed. , v.
Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia, ed. , v.

Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia, ed. , v.

This new supplement explores all aspects of extinctions and extinct life, featuring approximately 80 articles outlining major extinctions and related scientific areas. Entries are written by nationally renowned subject experts specializing in zoology, paleontology, and environmental science. Written for students and general researchers.

Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia, ed. 2, v.
Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia, ed. 2, v.

Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia, ed. 2, v.

A completely revised and updated version of the original work published in Germany in 1960, this edition incorporates recent developments in the animal world as noted by prominent advisors and contributors from the scientific community.

Grzimek's Student Animal Life Resource, ed. , v.
Grzimek's Student Animal Life Resource, ed. , v.

Grzimek's Student Animal Life Resource, ed. , v.

This resource book offers broad, comprehensive coverage of the animal kingdom, ranging from the simple -- sponges and corals -- to the complex -- mammals. Animals are grouped by major classifications: sponges; corals; jellyfishes; segmented worms; crustaceans and mollusks; insects; fishes; amphibians; reptiles; birds; and mammals.

Handbook of Research on Effective Advertising Strategies in the Social Media Age, ed. , v.
Handbook of Research on Effective Advertising Strategies in the Social Media Age, ed. , v.

Handbook of Research on Effective Advertising Strategies in the Social Media Age, ed. , v.

This book focuses on the radically evolving field of advertising within the new media environment, covering new strategies, structural transformation of media, and changing advertising ethics.

Harlem Renaissance, ed. , v.
Harlem Renaissance, ed. , v.

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.

Health and Wellness, ed. 2008, v.
Health and Wellness, ed. 2008, v.

Health and Wellness, ed. 2008, v.

Examines health and wellness among Americans, including the ways in which illness is currently prevented, identified, and treated. Describes the most common types of chronic, degenerative, genetic, and infectious diseases, as well as the concepts of mental health and illness. Covers both traditional and alternative medicine.

Historic Events for Students: The Great Depression, ed. , v.
Historic Events for Students: The Great Depression, ed. , v.

Historic Events for Students: The Great Depression, ed. , v.

Each volume includes 15-20 entries covering a specific issue or incident related to the Great Depression in a global perspective. Entries follow a standard format for comparison purposes and typically include an introduction, an issue or incident summary, an exploration of different perspectives, a summary of key political, social and economic influences, and sources for further research. Includes primary source documents. Aimed at students and the general public. 3 volumes.

History Behind the Headlines, ed. , v.
History Behind the Headlines, ed. , v.

History Behind the Headlines, ed. , v.

Presents in-depth information on conflicts appearing in today's headlines. Users are provided with historical background and analysis to events to give a greater understanding of the politics, players, and layers of current affairs.

History in Dispute, ed. , v. 1
History in Dispute, ed. , v. 1

History in Dispute, ed. , v. 1

This volume covers the Cold War that lasted nearly half a century following World War II, offering different critical perspectives on its impact on world politics, domestic politics, the threat of nuclear war, foreign policy, military policy, economic development, and social change. It provides an enhanced understanding of events only summarized in history texts, stimulating critical thinking and providing ideas for discussion.

History in Dispute, ed. , v. 10
History in Dispute, ed. , v. 10

History in Dispute, ed. , v. 10

This volume covers the Crusades from 1095-1291, offering critical perspectives on the roles of the Papacy and Pope Gregory VII, Louis IX, the Jihad, the Mongols, and Western imperialism, as well as each individual Crusade, and related economics and missionary activities. It provides an enhanced understanding of events only summarized in history texts, stimulating critical thinking and providing ideas for discussion.

History in Dispute, ed. , v. 11
History in Dispute, ed. , v. 11

History in Dispute, ed. , v. 11

This volume covers the Holocaust, when some 15 million people, 6 million of whom were Jews, were murdered by the Nazi government between 1933 and 1945, offering critical perspectives on the roles of the Nazis, Jewish Councils, anti-Semitism, Israel, Allied intervention, and age and gender differences. It provides an enhanced understanding of events only summarized in history texts, stimulating critical thinking and providing ideas for discussion.

History in Dispute, ed. , v. 12
History in Dispute, ed. , v. 12

History in Dispute, ed. , v. 12

This volume covers the American Revolution, a period of conflict from 1775 to 1783 during which significant political, constitutional, social, and economic changes occurred, offering critical perspectives on the roles of the Founding Fathers, King George III, the Loyalists, African Americans as well as nationalism and slavery. It provides an enhanced understanding of events only summarized in history texts, stimulating critical thinking and providing ideas for discussion.

History in Dispute, ed. , v. 13
History in Dispute, ed. , v. 13

History in Dispute, ed. , v. 13

Addresses heavily debated questions by offering different critical perspectives on major historical events, drawn from all time periods and from all parts of the globe. This volume covers slavery in the Western Hemisphere, 1500-1888. Provides students with an enhanced understanding of events only summarized in history texts, helps stimulate critical thinking and provides ideas for papers and assignments.

History in Dispute, ed. , v. 14
History in Dispute, ed. , v. 14

History in Dispute, ed. , v. 14

This volume covers events and issues in the Middle East since 1945, offering critical perspectives on the modern Middle East state system and the incipient problems that would evolve into, inter alia, the Arab-Israeli conflict, the Algerian Revolution, Arab nationalism, and Islamic extremism. It provides an enhanced understanding of events only summarized in history texts, stimulating critical thinking and providing ideas for discussion.

History in Dispute, ed. , v. 15
History in Dispute, ed. , v. 15

History in Dispute, ed. , v. 15

This volume extends coverage of events and issues in the Middle East since 1945, offering critical perspectives on controversial historical events from the formation of the League of Arab States in 1945, through with the Persian Gulf crisis and war of 1990-1991 and the Oslo and Madrid peace processes in the 1990s. It provides an enhanced understanding of events only summarized in history texts, stimulating critical thinking and providing ideas for discussion.

History in Dispute, ed. , v. 16
History in Dispute, ed. , v. 16

History in Dispute, ed. , v. 16

This volume covers 20th-century European social and political movements, offering critical perspectives on political, diplomatic, and military affairs, particularly technological advances and changes in ideology as well as advances in health, travel, communications, information, and education, and their impacts. It provides an enhanced understanding of events only summarized in history texts, stimulating critical thinking and providing ideas for discussion.

History in Dispute, ed. , v. 17
History in Dispute, ed. , v. 17

History in Dispute, ed. , v. 17

Addresses heavily debated questions by offering different critical perspectives on major historical events, drawn from all time periods and from all parts of the globe. This volume covers twentieth-century European social and political movements. Provides students with an enhanced understanding of events only summarized in history texts, helps stimulate critical thinking and provides ideas for papers and assignments.

History in Dispute, ed. , v. 18
History in Dispute, ed. , v. 18

History in Dispute, ed. , v. 18

This volume covers the Spanish Civil War from 1936 to 1939, offering critical perspectives on Spain's past wars, the instability of the Republic, anarchism, fascism, Franco and his military strategy, the Soviet influence, and America's involvement. It provides an enhanced understanding of events only summarized in history texts, stimulating critical thinking and providing ideas for discussion.

History in Dispute, ed. , v. 19
History in Dispute, ed. , v. 19

History in Dispute, ed. , v. 19

This volume covers the Red Scare after 1945, offering critical perspectives on America's domestic policies, communism and anti-communism, U.S. national security, McCarthyism and the House Committee on Un-American Activities, J. Edgar Hoover and the FBI, the trial of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, and the Hollywood blacklist. It provides an enhanced understanding of events only summarized in history texts, stimulating critical thinking and providing ideas for discussion.

History in Dispute, ed. , v. 2
History in Dispute, ed. , v. 2

History in Dispute, ed. , v. 2

This volume covers American social and political movements, 1945-2000, offering different critical perspectives on such major historical events as the Cold War, the Civil Rights movement, the War on Poverty, the space program, the Vietnam War, the feminist movement, Watergate, the rise of suburbs, and the influence of television. It provides an enhanced understanding of events only summarized in history texts, stimulating critical thinking and providing ideas for discussion.

History in Dispute, ed. , v. 20
History in Dispute, ed. , v. 20

History in Dispute, ed. , v. 20

This volume covers the 'classical' era ranging from 750 B.C. to the 5th century A.D., offering critical perspectives of the work of Aeschylus, Aristophanes, Aristotle, Caesar, Cicero, Demosthenes, Homer, Ovid, Plato, Plutarch, Sappho, and Virgil, as well as the Elgin Marbles and the Library at Alexandra, sports, and gladiators. It provides an enhanced understanding of events only summarized in history texts, stimulating critical thinking and providing ideas for discussion.

History in Dispute, ed. , v. 21
History in Dispute, ed. , v. 21

History in Dispute, ed. , v. 21

This volume covers Revolutionary Russia from 1890 to 1930, offering critical perspectives of the political revolutions that overturned Russian governments and the long-term processes of political conflict, social change, cultural development, economic transformation, military fortunes, and other modern societal problems. It provides an enhanced understanding of events only summarized in history texts, stimulating critical thinking and providing ideas for discussion.

History in Dispute, ed. , v. 3
History in Dispute, ed. , v. 3

History in Dispute, ed. , v. 3

This volume covers American social and political movements from 1900-1945, offering different critical perspectives on such major historical events as Prohibition, race relations, the labor movement, agriculture, anarchists, and technology, including new means of communication (the radio) and transportation (the airplane). It provides an enhanced understanding of events only summarized in history texts, stimulating critical thinking and providing ideas for discussion.

History in Dispute, ed. , v. 4
History in Dispute, ed. , v. 4

History in Dispute, ed. , v. 4

This volume covers World War II from 1939-1943, offering different critical perspectives on such major historical events as Mussolini and the rise of Fascism, Hitler's rise to power in Germany, the German-Soviet Nonaggression Pact, the Sitzkrieg, the Jewish concentration camps, and U.S. relations with Europe and Russia. It provides an enhanced understanding of events only summarized in history texts, stimulating critical thinking and providing ideas for discussion.

History in Dispute, ed. , v. 5
History in Dispute, ed. , v. 5

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.

History in Dispute, ed. , v. 6
History in Dispute, ed. , v. 6

History in Dispute, ed. , v. 6

This volume extends coverage of the Cold War, the absence of direct military engagement between the superpowers that lasted nearly half a century following World War II, offering different critical perspectives on the antinuclear and antiwar movements, McCarthyism, Korean War, Cuban Missile Crisis, and American foreign policy.It provides an enhanced understanding of events only summarized in history texts, stimulating critical thinking and providing ideas for discussion.

History in Dispute, ed. , v. 7
History in Dispute, ed. , v. 7

History in Dispute, ed. , v. 7

This volume covers water, our greatest renewable resource, and related environmental issues since 1945, including international water projects, droughts, the freshwater Great Lakes, water rights, agricultural irrigation, dams and hydroelectric power, water cleanliness and fishing, and community water supplies worldwide. It provides an enhanced understanding of events only summarized in history texts, stimulating critical thinking and providing ideas for discussion.

History in Dispute, ed. , v. 8
History in Dispute, ed. , v. 8

History in Dispute, ed. , v. 8

This volume covers World War I from 1914-1918, offering different critical perspectives on nationalism, militarism, imperialism, the Allies, Anglo-German naval race, Treaty of Versailles, East vs West, political and economic repercussions, and technological advances. It provides an enhanced understanding of events only summarized in history texts, stimulating critical thinking and providing ideas for discussion.

History in Dispute, ed. , v. 9
History in Dispute, ed. , v. 9

History in Dispute, ed. , v. 9

This volume extends coverage of World War I, offering critical perspectives on the roles of individual countries, the League of Nations, economic issues, maritime technology and U-boats, social issues, and Armistice Day. It provides an enhanced understanding of events only summarized in history texts, stimulating critical thinking and providing ideas for discussion.

History of World Trade Since 1450, ed. , v.
History of World Trade Since 1450, ed. , v.

History of World Trade Since 1450, ed. , v.

History of World Trade Since 1450 starts at a year regarded as the beginning of the Age of Exploration and examines how the hunt for new resources and markets during that period resulted in the establishment of colonies in Africa, the Americas and Asia. The set looks at the Industrial Revolution, the rise of capitalism and the effects of imperialism on the global economy.

Human and Civil Rights: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.
Human and Civil Rights: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

Human and Civil Rights: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

These volumes of primary source documents focus on leading social issues of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. International in scope, each title is devoted to one topic.

Immigration and Migration, ed. , v.
Immigration and Migration, ed. , v.

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.

Immigration and Multiculturalism: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.
Immigration and Multiculturalism: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

Immigration and Multiculturalism: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

Provides primary source documents focused on immigration and multiculturalism in the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. Contains approximately 175 full or excerpted documents---speeches, legislation, magazine and newspaper articles, essays, memoirs, letters, interviews, novels, songs, and works of art---as well as overview information that places each document in context. International in scope.

Impressionism, ed. , v.
Impressionism, ed. , v.

Impressionism, ed. , v.

This book examines the Impressionist movement and how it redefined the way artists approached their craft, opening the doors to previously unheard-of freedom in methods, viewpoint, and execution.

Industrial Revolution Reference Library, ed. , v.
Industrial Revolution Reference Library, ed. , v.

Industrial Revolution Reference Library, ed. , v.

Covers the ideas and social turmoil that marked this transition as well as the machines, manufacturing processes and energy sources that spurred it on.

Infectious Diseases, ed. , v.
Infectious Diseases, ed. , v.

Infectious Diseases, ed. , 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.

Information Literacy in the Digital Age, ed. , v.
Information Literacy in the Digital Age, ed. , v.

Information Literacy in the Digital Age, ed. , v.

This book examines the challenges involved in seeking and evaluating information from the vast array of sources available through digital technology.

Innovation Masters, ed. , v.
Innovation Masters, ed. , v.

Innovation Masters, ed. , v.

Covers the best examples of successful businesses and/or business people that have incorporated or developed a new product, service or technology that help to reinvent or revolutionize their business and/or industry.

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.

International Encyclopedia of Marriage and Family, ed. 2, v.
International Encyclopedia of Marriage and Family, ed. 2, v.

International Encyclopedia of Marriage and Family, ed. 2, v.

Includes articles specific to countries and to religious traditions, examining the history of family life within these cultures and discussing how families have been affected by political and social change.

International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, ed. , v.
International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, ed. , v.

International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, ed. , v.

Includes numerous entries on topics in social science research and practice.

International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, ed. 2, v.
International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, ed. 2, v.

International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, ed. 2, v.

Covers scholarship and fields that have emerged and matured since the publication of the original international edition. Highlights the expanding influence of economics in social science research and features new articles and biographies contributed by scholars from around the world on a wide array of global topics in the social sciences.

Introduction to Biomes, ed. , v.
Introduction to Biomes, ed. , v.

Introduction to Biomes, ed. , v.

Provides an introduction to biomes. Discusses the concept of the biome and other geographic trends exhibited by life, including taxonomic and evolutionary patterns, related ecological concepts such as ecosystems and soils, and environmental factors that affect the nature of terrestrial and aquatic biomes at the global scale.

Investigating Earth's Desert, Grassland, and Rainforest Biomes, ed. , v.
Investigating Earth's Desert, Grassland, and Rainforest Biomes, ed. , v.

Investigating Earth's Desert, Grassland, and Rainforest Biomes, ed. , v.

Covers the various biomes found spread across the globe, from rainforests to desserts, along with the animals and vegetation that live within them.

Investigating Earth's Polar Biomes, ed. , v.
Investigating Earth's Polar Biomes, ed. , v.

Investigating Earth's Polar Biomes, ed. , v.

Covers the life forms and environmental conditions found in the Antarctic and Arctic territories, where extreme cold temperatures make it difficult, but not impossible to survive.

Investigating Mass Shootings in the United States, ed. , v.
Investigating Mass Shootings in the United States, ed. , v.

Investigating Mass Shootings in the United States, ed. , v.

This book explores the history of mass shootings in the United States, examples of mass shootings and the public debate they sparked, and what experts say can be done to curb gun violence. It is intended to help young people understand the tragedies, how the United States is addressing the causes of gun violence, how to address public safety and mental health issues, and how mass shootings fit into the larger debate on terrorism.

John Brown and the Armed Resistance to Slavery, ed. , v.
John Brown and the Armed Resistance to Slavery, ed. , v.

John Brown and the Armed Resistance to Slavery, ed. , v.

John Brown and his violent attacks on slavery have been romanticized through the years. In this book, readers learn about the man behind the myth and his contribution to the abolitionist movement with timelines, primary sources, photographs, and excerpts from the time period.

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

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 Physical Geography, ed. , v.
Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of Physical Geography, ed. , v.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of Physical Geography, ed. , v.

Includes information on physical properties and characteristics of nearly 200 countries. Designed specifically for students in grades 5-12.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Cities, ed. , v.
Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Cities, ed. , v.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Cities, ed. , v.

Students will find everything they need to conduct thorough research on 50 cities from all over the world, including information on each city's history, neighborhoods, museums, parks, transportation, geography, holidays and festivals, population profiles and much more.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Holidays, ed. , v.
Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Holidays, ed. , v.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Holidays, ed. , v.

Written for students in middle and high school, offering in-depth information on such holidays as Children's/Youth Day, Christmas (and related celebrations), Halloween and Festivals of the Dead, Hanukkah, Independence Day (Cinco de Mayo, Bastille Day, etc.), Kwanza, Yom Kippur, New Year celebrations and many others. 4 volume set.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Canadian Provinces, ed. 5, v.
Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Canadian Provinces, ed. 5, v.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Canadian Provinces, ed. 5, v.

Provides information on Canada's provinces and territories. Includes details on Canada's arts, climate, government, health, languages, notable persons, and ethnic groups.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Mexican States, ed. 2, v.
Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Mexican States, ed. 2, v.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Mexican States, ed. 2, v.

Presents profiles of the 31 states and the Distrito Federal (federal district) of Mexico. Topics include climate, plants and animals, population and ethnic groups, religions, transportation, history, state and local governments, political parties, judicial system, economy, education, arts, media, tourism, sports, famous people.

Korean War Reference Library, ed. , v.
Korean War Reference Library, ed. , v.

Korean War Reference Library, ed. , v.

Covers the Korean War by exploring the major topics and events related to the period. The combined Almanac and Primary Sources covers the background of and issues related to the conflict in 13 chapters. Biographies includes 25 biographical entries on major figures from the period and 50 photographs.

Landmarks of the American Revolution: Library of Military History, ed. 2, v.
Landmarks of the American Revolution: Library of Military History, ed. 2, v.

Landmarks of the American Revolution: Library of Military History, ed. 2, v.

Zooming in on key locations connected to the American Revolution, this expanded and completely revised edition of Col. Mark M. Boatner III's original book goes beyond U.S. borders when profiling historical sites and landmarks significant to the war. The original state-by-state guide now also includes coverage of the war in the West Indies and an expanded treatment of Canada.

Learning About the Holocaust, ed. , v.
Learning About the Holocaust, ed. , v.

Learning About the Holocaust, ed. , v.

Offers articles written at the 9th and 10th grade reading levels; includes diary entries and stories about young people who lived during the Holocaust.

Life During the Renaissance, ed. , v.
Life During the Renaissance, ed. , v.

Life During the Renaissance, ed. , v.

This book examines the conditions that led to the Renaissance as well as the work of the writers, artists, dramatists and scientists who emerged during the era.

Life During the Roman Empire, ed. , v.
Life During the Roman Empire, ed. , v.

Life During the Roman Empire, ed. , v.

This book provides the peoples' perspective of life in ancient Rome. It features first-hand accounts of home and family, entertainments, religious practices, the work lives of citizens and slaves, and life in the Roman legion.

Literary Movements for Students, ed. 2, v.
Literary Movements for Students, ed. 2, v.

Literary Movements for Students, ed. 2, v.

Entries provide in-depth historical background information on each movement as well as modern critical interpretation of each movement's characteristic styles and themes.

Literary Newsmakers for Students, ed. , v. 1
Literary Newsmakers for Students, ed. , v. 1

Literary Newsmakers for Students, ed. , v. 1

Provides analysis and criticism of recent novels and other works of fiction, nonfiction, poetry and drama.

Literary Newsmakers for Students, ed. , v. 2
Literary Newsmakers for Students, ed. , v. 2

Literary Newsmakers for Students, ed. , v. 2

Provides analysis and criticism of recent novels and other works of fiction, nonfiction, poetry and drama.

Literary Newsmakers for Students, ed. , v. 3
Literary Newsmakers for Students, ed. , v. 3

Literary Newsmakers for Students, ed. , v. 3

Provides analysis and criticism of recent novels and other works of fiction, nonfiction, poetry and drama.

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

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.

Literary Themes for Students: The American Dream, ed. , v.
Literary Themes for Students: The American Dream, ed. , v.

Literary Themes for Students: The American Dream, ed. , v.

Provides readers with an overview of literary works that explore the theme of the American dream. Analyzes poetry, plays, short stories, novels, and works of nonfiction that address this theme in some capacity, and how that theme has been treated in literature at different times in history and across diverse cultures.

Literary Themes for Students: War and Peace, ed. , v.
Literary Themes for Students: War and Peace, ed. , v.

Literary Themes for Students: War and Peace, ed. , v.

Presents a myriad of viewpoints, so that modern readers can begin to grasp the complexities of war and its impact. Such stories give voice to the individuals who fight and are fought against, who are injured, who suffer on the battlefield and at home, and who, inevitably, can no longer speak for themselves. Examines dominant and recurring subthemes in the literature of war; including survival, terrorism, leadership, and genocide.

Literature and Its Times Supplement 1, ed. , v.
Literature and Its Times Supplement 1, ed. , v.

Literature and Its Times Supplement 1, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth commentary on characters, themes, and the historical and social context of 300 most-studied literary works, including novels, plays, poems, speeches, and short stories, both international and American.

Literature and Its Times, ed. , v.
Literature and Its Times, ed. , v.

Literature and Its Times, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth commentary on characters, themes, and the historical and social context of 300 most-studied literary works, including novels, plays, poems, speeches, and short stories, both international and American.

Major Acts of Congress, ed. , v.
Major Acts of Congress, ed. , v.

Major Acts of Congress, ed. , v.

In 262 entries, this 3-vol. set examines landmark pieces of legislation, explaining the historical factors that led to the proposal of each act, looking at the adoption process and assessing each act's impact on American life. All aspects of legislation are covered, including the National Prohibition Act, the Civil Rights Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fair Housing Act, the Freedom of Information Act and much more.

Marine Biomes, ed. , v.
Marine Biomes, ed. , v.

Marine Biomes, ed. , v.

Covers the saltwater biomes that exist along coastlines, on the continental shelf, and the open sea, examining all aspects that define biomes.

Mass Government Surveillance, ed. , v.
Mass Government Surveillance, ed. , v.

Mass Government Surveillance, ed. , v.

This book examines new methods used by the government to spy on citizens, the reasons it became necessary, the tradeoffs between increased safety and a loss of privacy, and the moral arguments for and against these tradeoffs. Coverage includes the Patriot Act, passed shortly after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, allowing the government to monitor communication by phone, email, or social media, to access credit and bank reports, and track activity on the internet.

Medicine, Health, and Bioethics: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.
Medicine, Health, and Bioethics: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

Medicine, Health, and Bioethics: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

A focus on leading social issues of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. Each title contains approximately 175 full or excerpted documents---speeches, legislation, magazine and newspaper articles, essays, memoirs, letters, interviews, novels, songs, and works of art---as well as overview information that places each document in context.

Mexican-American War, ed. , v.
Mexican-American War, ed. , v.

Mexican-American War, ed. , v.

Covers the period from the U.S. annexation of Texas to the Treaty of Guadeloupe Hidalgo (1848), including the battles of the conflict and also the mixed feelings of Americans regarding the war.

Michelangelo, ed. , v.
Michelangelo, ed. , v.

Michelangelo, ed. , v.

This book explores the life of Michelangelo Buonarroti, a man who sculpted with materials others abandoned, whose first official piece of art was really a fraud, and who hid his own likeness in many of his paintings. It was Michelangelo’s talent and imagination that created the Pieta, the famous statue of David, and the Sistine Chapel’s ceilings.

Middle Ages Reference Library, ed. , v.
Middle Ages Reference Library, ed. , v.

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.

Middle East Conflict Reference Library, ed. , v.
Middle East Conflict Reference Library, ed. , v.

Middle East Conflict Reference Library, ed. , v.

Designed to meet the pressing need for a lucid, comprehensive and objective overview of the people, events and documents that are key to understanding the region.

Minorities, ed. 2008, v.
Minorities, ed. 2008, v.

Minorities, ed. 2008, v.

Examines the differences between minority groups and white Americans across the economic, political, and social spectrums. Explores the experience of African-Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans, Asian-Americans, and other minority groups living in the United States.

Modern American Literature, ed. 5, v.
Modern American Literature, ed. 5, v.

Modern American Literature, ed. 5, v.

Provides insight into the careers of nearly 500 20th-century American writers, including black and women writers. Entries include important critical excerpts, chronologically arranged and collected from a wide variety of sources such as books, scholarly journals, general periodicals and newspapers.

Modern Scandals, ed. , v.
Modern Scandals, ed. , v.

Modern Scandals, ed. , v.

Describes and analyzes 400 of the most important and most publicized scandals in all fields of human endeavor that have occurred throughout the world since the beginning of the 20th century.

Musicians of the Renaissance, ed. , v.
Musicians of the Renaissance, ed. , v.

Musicians of the Renaissance, ed. , v.

During the Renaissance, secular music rivaled church music for prominence, harmonic lines intertwined and changed music forever with the emergence of polyphony, and, in general, musical composition was taken to new heights. The composers and musicians who provided the soundtrack to this period are the subject of this volume, which also takes a look at instruments of the day.

Mythology, ed. , v.
Mythology, ed. , v.

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.

National Survey of State Laws, ed. 6, v.
National Survey of State Laws, ed. 6, v.

National Survey of State Laws, ed. 6, v.

A quick, state-by-state comparison of current state laws -- how they differ and how they're similar -- for a range of relevant subjects from abortion to employment discrimination, child custody to interest rates.

Netiquette, ed. , v.
Netiquette, ed. , v.

Netiquette, ed. , v.

This book provides guidelines for young computer users to follow to help them avoid giving or receiving offense and even more serious forms of online trouble.

New Dictionary of the History of Ideas, ed. , v.
New Dictionary of the History of Ideas, ed. , v.

New Dictionary of the History of Ideas, ed. , v.

A six-volume survey of the history of Western thought and culture, presented through 700 alphabetically arranged entries. Each entry explores the origin, cultural interpretations, and historical themes of such subjects as beauty, love, feminism, diversity, and social capital, among many others. For students and general readers.

New Encyclopedia of Africa, ed. 2, v.
New Encyclopedia of Africa, ed. 2, v.

New Encyclopedia of Africa, ed. 2, v.

Addresses the entire history of African cultures from the pharaohs and the ancient civilizations of the south through the colonial era to the emergence of 53 independent countries, some of them newly emergent in world commerce and others deep in conflict. Covers issues facing the continent such as global development, the AIDS crisis, and international terrorism.

Newsmakers 2004 Cumulation, ed. , v.
Newsmakers 2004 Cumulation, ed. , v.

Newsmakers 2004 Cumulation, ed. , v.

Provides timely and informative profiles of the world's most interesting people.

Newsmakers 2005 Cumulation, ed. , v.
Newsmakers 2005 Cumulation, ed. , v.

Newsmakers 2005 Cumulation, ed. , v.

Provides timely and informative profiles of the world's most interesting people.

Newsmakers 2006 Cumulation, ed. , v.
Newsmakers 2006 Cumulation, ed. , v.

Newsmakers 2006 Cumulation, ed. , v.

Provides timely and informative profiles of the world's most interesting people.

Newsmakers 2007 Cumulation, ed. , v.
Newsmakers 2007 Cumulation, ed. , v.

Newsmakers 2007 Cumulation, ed. , v.

Provides timely and informative profiles of the world's most interesting people.

Newsmakers 2008 Cumulation, ed. , v.
Newsmakers 2008 Cumulation, ed. , v.

Newsmakers 2008 Cumulation, ed. , v.

Provides timely and informative profiles of the world's most interesting people.

Nobel Prize Laureates in Literature, Part 1, ed. , v.
Nobel Prize Laureates in Literature, Part 1, ed. , v.

Nobel Prize Laureates in Literature, Part 1, ed. , v.

A biographical-bibliographical guide to the writers who have received the Nobel Prize in Literature. Provides entries for each Nobel Prize Laureate, including the Nobel Prize in Literature presentation speech for the corresponding year and the banquet speech given by the Nobel Prize Laureate.

Nobel Prize Laureates in Literature, Part 2, ed. , v.
Nobel Prize Laureates in Literature, Part 2, ed. , v.

Nobel Prize Laureates in Literature, Part 2, ed. , v.

A biographical-bibliographical guide to the writers who have received the Nobel Prize in Literature. Provides entries for each Nobel Prize Laureate, including the Nobel Prize in Literature presentation speech for the corresponding year and the banquet speech given by the Nobel Prize Laureate.

Nobel Prize Laureates in Literature, Part 3, ed. , v.
Nobel Prize Laureates in Literature, Part 3, ed. , v.

Nobel Prize Laureates in Literature, Part 3, ed. , v.

A biographical-bibliographical guide to the writers who have received the Nobel Prize in Literature. Provides entries for each Nobel Prize Laureate, including the Nobel Prize in Literature presentation speech for the corresponding year and the banquet speech given by the Nobel Prize Laureate.

Nobel Prize Laureates in Literature, Part 4, ed. , v.
Nobel Prize Laureates in Literature, Part 4, ed. , v.

Nobel Prize Laureates in Literature, Part 4, ed. , v.

A biographical-bibliographical guide to the writers who have received the Nobel Prize in Literature. Provides entries for each Nobel Prize Laureate, including the Nobel Prize in Literature presentation speech for the corresponding year and the banquet speech given by the Nobel Prize Laureate.

Nonfiction Classics for Students, ed. , v.
Nonfiction Classics for Students, ed. , v.

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.

North Korea's Supreme Leaders, ed. , v.
North Korea's Supreme Leaders, ed. , v.

North Korea's Supreme Leaders, ed. , v.

This book covers the three successive generations of the Kim family of North Korea. Coverage presents a tale of human rights abuses, famine, and nuclearization at the hands of three eccentric, unpredictable, and fiercely nationalistic dictators.

Notable Black American Men, Book II, ed. , v.
Notable Black American Men, Book II, ed. , v.

Notable Black American Men, Book II, ed. , v.

Profiles contemporary and historic figures whose accomplishments will inspire students of every heritage. Covering the most prominent newsmakers as well as lesser-known individuals, each volume offers full biographical entries, portraits, addresses for living listees and recommended sources for further study.

Notable Sports Figures, ed. , v.
Notable Sports Figures, ed. , v.

Notable Sports Figures, ed. , v.

Features biographies on more than 600 sports figures from around the world and throughout history who have had an impact not only on their sport, but also on the society and culture of their times.

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 1
Novels for Students, ed. , v. 1

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
Novels for Students, ed. , v. 10

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
Novels for Students, ed. , v. 11

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
Novels for Students, ed. , v. 12

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
Novels for Students, ed. , v. 13

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
Novels for Students, ed. , v. 14

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
Novels for Students, ed. , v. 15

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
Novels for Students, ed. , v. 16

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
Novels for Students, ed. , v. 17

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
Novels for Students, ed. , v. 18

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
Novels for Students, ed. , v. 19

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
Novels for Students, ed. , v. 2

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
Novels for Students, ed. , v. 20

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
Novels for Students, ed. , v. 21

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
Novels for Students, ed. , v. 22

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
Novels for Students, ed. , v. 23

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
Novels for Students, ed. , v. 24

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
Novels for Students, ed. , v. 25

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
Novels for Students, ed. , v. 26

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
Novels for Students, ed. , v. 27

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
Novels for Students, ed. , v. 28

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. 3
Novels for Students, ed. , v. 3

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. 4
Novels for Students, ed. , v. 4

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. 5
Novels for Students, ed. , v. 5

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. 6
Novels for Students, ed. , v. 6

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
Novels for Students, ed. , v. 7

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
Novels for Students, ed. , v. 8

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
Novels for Students, ed. , v. 9

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.

Nutrition and Well-Being A to Z, ed. , v.
Nutrition and Well-Being A to Z, ed. , v.

Nutrition and Well-Being A to Z, ed. , v.

This two-volume reference examines the relationship between food and health on a historical, national and personal level. It analyzes how nutrition has affected quality of life, health and fitness in various countries at different times in history.

Painters of the Renaissance, ed. , v.
Painters of the Renaissance, ed. , v.

Painters of the Renaissance, ed. , v.

Some of the world’s most celebrated works of art were produced during the period of cultural reawakening known as the Renaissance. Painters of the era incorporated new techniques and ideals while reflecting in their works the dramatic social, religious, and political changes of the time. Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, and El Greco are just a few of the Renaissance artists profiled in this volume, which also includes images of a number of influential works.

Patriots and Loyalists, ed. , v.
Patriots and Loyalists, ed. , v.

Patriots and Loyalists, ed. , v.

This book explores the battle between colonial Patriots, who wanted independence from Great Britain and King George III, and the British Loyalists in North America, and discusses how families, friends, and neighbors in the colonies became divided during the birth of the United States. Primary sources from the era and drawings help readers make meaningful connections with the text.

Plymouth and the Settlement of New England, ed. , v.
Plymouth and the Settlement of New England, ed. , v.

Plymouth and the Settlement of New England, ed. , v.

This book, through the writings and other primary source documents of Pilgrims who arrived on the Mayflower, describes the religious divisions endured by the residents of the Plymouth colony and the arrival of immigrants with other agendas that expanded the colony into what eventually became New England. Fact boxes, maps, sidebars, a glossary, and timelines are also provided.

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 1
Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 1

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 1

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. 10
Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 10

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 10

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. 11
Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 11

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 11

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. 12
Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 12

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 12

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. 13
Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 13

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 13

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. 14
Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 14

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 14

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. 15
Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 15

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 15

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. 16
Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 16

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 16

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. 17
Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 17

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 17

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. 18
Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 18

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 18

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. 19
Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 19

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 19

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. 2
Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 2

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 2

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. 20
Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 20

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 20

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. 21
Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 21

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 21

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. 22
Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 22

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
Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 23

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
Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 24

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
Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 25

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
Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 26

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
Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 27

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
Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 28

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
Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 29

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. 3
Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 3

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 3

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
Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 30

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
Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 31

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
Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 32

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
Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 33

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
Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 34

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
Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 35

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. 38
Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 38

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 38

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. 4
Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 4

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 4

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
Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 40

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
Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 41

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. 42
Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 42

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 42

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. 43
Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 43

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 43

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
Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 44

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. 45
Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 45

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 45

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
Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 46

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
Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 47

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
Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 48

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. 5
Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 5

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 5

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
Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 50

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
Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 51

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
Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 52

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
Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 53

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.

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 6