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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.

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.

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.

Encyclopedia of Law and Society, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Law and Society, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Law and Society, ed. , v.

Introduction to and survey of the field of law and society. Includes interdisciplinary perspectives on law from sociology, criminology, cultural anthropology, political science, social psychology, and economics.

Encyclopedia of Products & Industries - Manufacturing, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Products & Industries - Manufacturing, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Products & Industries - Manufacturing, ed. , v.

Provides information on products and the relationships between products and their industries. Explores various aspects of a product, the manufacturers, suppliers, immediate and adjacent industries and markets. Emphasizes manufacturers of numerous durable goods such as tires, automobiles, appliances, business equipment, home furnishing and sporting goods.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Renaissance and Reformation Reference Library, ed. , v.
Renaissance and Reformation Reference Library, ed. , v.

Renaissance and Reformation Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

Science and Its Times, ed. , v.
Science and Its Times, ed. , v.

Science and Its Times, ed. , v.

The histories of science, technology, and mathematics merge with the study of humanities and social science in this interdisciplinary reference work. Essays on people, theories, discoveries, and concepts are combined with overviews, bibliographies of primary documents, and chronological elements to offer students a fascinating way to understand the impact of science on the course of human history and how science affects everyday life. Approximately 2,000 entries.

The 1900s, ed. , v.
The 1900s, ed. , v.

The 1900s, ed. , v.

This book discusses the decade 1900-1909 in the United States, covering the most important technological, scientific, political, social, and economic events of the century. It looks at arts, entertainment, sports, lifestyles, fashions, and fads popular during this decade.

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

The 1910s, ed. , v.

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

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

The 1920s, ed. , v.

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

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

The 1930s, ed. , v.

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

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

The 1940s, ed. , v.

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

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

The 1950s, ed. , v.

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

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

The 1960s, ed. , v.

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

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

The 1970s, ed. , v.

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

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

The 1980s, ed. , v.

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

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

The 1990s, ed. , v.

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

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

The 2000s, ed. , v.

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

The Emergence of Modern Europe, ed. , v.
The Emergence of Modern Europe, ed. , v.

The Emergence of Modern Europe, ed. , v.

This resource explores the emergence of monarchical nation-states and early Western capitalism. Also examined in depth are the Protestant Reformation and the Counter-Reformation, which exacerbated tensions between states and contributed to the Thirty Years’ War (1618-1648). Readers will come to understand how these events developed, how they led to the age of exploration, and how they inform modern European history.

The End of the Middle Ages, ed. , v.
The End of the Middle Ages, ed. , v.

The End of the Middle Ages, ed. , v.

In this book, readers will learn about the achievements of the ninth through twelfth centuries, a time when people were often categorized into three orders: those who fight, those who pray, and those who labor. Other notable events and phenomena include the Carolingian renaissance, the Crusades, Gothic art and architecture, the papal monarchy, the birth of the university, and the recovery of ancient Greek thought.

The Enlightenment, ed. , v.
The Enlightenment, ed. , v.

The Enlightenment, ed. , v.

This book explores the Enlightenment, a transformative philosophical period in Europe and America during the 18th century that emphasized the supremacy of reason, empiricism, rationalism, and individualism in all areas of human life, including religion, politics, science, and the arts.

The Fall of the Roman World and the Rise of Christianity, ed. , v.
The Fall of the Roman World and the Rise of Christianity, ed. , v.

The Fall of the Roman World and the Rise of Christianity, ed. , v.

This title dives into late antiquity and the early Middle Ages, a time when political, social, economic, and cultural structures were profoundly reorganized. As Roman imperial traditions gave way to those of the Germanic peoples who established kingdoms in the former Western Empire, new forms of political leadership were introduced, and the population of Europe was gradually Christianized.

The Italian and Northern Renaissance, ed. , v.
The Italian and Northern Renaissance, ed. , v.

The Italian and Northern Renaissance, ed. , v.

This volume traces the Renaissance from its beginnings in Italy in the fourteenth century to its spread across the rest of Europe in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Along with the rediscovery of ancient Greek and Roman writing, the Renaissance represented a new age in the fields of science, literature, religion, politics, and many others. Readers will learn about the great thinkers of their era and how their beliefs radically changed the landscape of Europe.

History

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.

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.

Renaissance and Reformation Reference Library, ed. , v.
Renaissance and Reformation Reference Library, ed. , v.

Renaissance and Reformation Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

The 1900s, ed. , v.
The 1900s, ed. , v.

The 1900s, ed. , v.

This book discusses the decade 1900-1909 in the United States, covering the most important technological, scientific, political, social, and economic events of the century. It looks at arts, entertainment, sports, lifestyles, fashions, and fads popular during this decade.

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

The 1910s, ed. , v.

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

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

The 1920s, ed. , v.

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

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

The 1930s, ed. , v.

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

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

The 1940s, ed. , v.

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

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

The 1950s, ed. , v.

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

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

The 1960s, ed. , v.

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

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

The 1970s, ed. , v.

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

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

The 1980s, ed. , v.

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

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

The 1990s, ed. , v.

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

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

The 2000s, ed. , v.

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

The Emergence of Modern Europe, ed. , v.
The Emergence of Modern Europe, ed. , v.

The Emergence of Modern Europe, ed. , v.

This resource explores the emergence of monarchical nation-states and early Western capitalism. Also examined in depth are the Protestant Reformation and the Counter-Reformation, which exacerbated tensions between states and contributed to the Thirty Years’ War (1618-1648). Readers will come to understand how these events developed, how they led to the age of exploration, and how they inform modern European history.

The End of the Middle Ages, ed. , v.
The End of the Middle Ages, ed. , v.

The End of the Middle Ages, ed. , v.

In this book, readers will learn about the achievements of the ninth through twelfth centuries, a time when people were often categorized into three orders: those who fight, those who pray, and those who labor. Other notable events and phenomena include the Carolingian renaissance, the Crusades, Gothic art and architecture, the papal monarchy, the birth of the university, and the recovery of ancient Greek thought.

The Enlightenment, ed. , v.
The Enlightenment, ed. , v.

The Enlightenment, ed. , v.

This book explores the Enlightenment, a transformative philosophical period in Europe and America during the 18th century that emphasized the supremacy of reason, empiricism, rationalism, and individualism in all areas of human life, including religion, politics, science, and the arts.

The Fall of the Roman World and the Rise of Christianity, ed. , v.
The Fall of the Roman World and the Rise of Christianity, ed. , v.

The Fall of the Roman World and the Rise of Christianity, ed. , v.

This title dives into late antiquity and the early Middle Ages, a time when political, social, economic, and cultural structures were profoundly reorganized. As Roman imperial traditions gave way to those of the Germanic peoples who established kingdoms in the former Western Empire, new forms of political leadership were introduced, and the population of Europe was gradually Christianized.

The Italian and Northern Renaissance, ed. , v.
The Italian and Northern Renaissance, ed. , v.

The Italian and Northern Renaissance, ed. , v.

This volume traces the Renaissance from its beginnings in Italy in the fourteenth century to its spread across the rest of Europe in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Along with the rediscovery of ancient Greek and Roman writing, the Renaissance represented a new age in the fields of science, literature, religion, politics, and many others. Readers will learn about the great thinkers of their era and how their beliefs radically changed the landscape of Europe.

Nation and World

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.

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.

Law

Encyclopedia of Law and Society, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Law and Society, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Law and Society, ed. , v.

Introduction to and survey of the field of law and society. Includes interdisciplinary perspectives on law from sociology, criminology, cultural anthropology, political science, social psychology, and economics.

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.

Business

Encyclopedia of Products & Industries - Manufacturing, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Products & Industries - Manufacturing, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Products & Industries - Manufacturing, ed. , v.

Provides information on products and the relationships between products and their industries. Explores various aspects of a product, the manufacturers, suppliers, immediate and adjacent industries and markets. Emphasizes manufacturers of numerous durable goods such as tires, automobiles, appliances, business equipment, home furnishing and sporting goods.

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.

Biography

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.

Literature

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.

Science

Science and Its Times, ed. , v.
Science and Its Times, ed. , v.

Science and Its Times, ed. , v.

The histories of science, technology, and mathematics merge with the study of humanities and social science in this interdisciplinary reference work. Essays on people, theories, discoveries, and concepts are combined with overviews, bibliographies of primary documents, and chronological elements to offer students a fascinating way to understand the impact of science on the course of human history and how science affects everyday life. Approximately 2,000 entries.