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100 Inventions that Made History, ed. , v.
100 Inventions that Made History, ed. , v.

100 Inventions that Made History, ed. , v.

Describes the development of one hundred world-changing inventions, including rockets, the internet, refrigerators, blue jeans, light bulbs, and antibiotics.

1000 Inventions & Discoveries, ed. , v.
1000 Inventions & Discoveries, ed. , v.

1000 Inventions & Discoveries, ed. , v.

This book explores the fascinating developments in technology and natural science that shaped the world as it is today.

101 Great Science Experiments, Updated ed., ed. , v.
101 Great Science Experiments, Updated ed., ed. , v.

101 Great Science Experiments, Updated ed., ed. , v.

Describes 101 science experiments or activities that can be done with household items and easily found ingredients.

Achieving Sustainability, ed. , v.
Achieving Sustainability, ed. , v.

Achieving Sustainability, ed. , v.

Aimed at readers who are not experts in the field, the material is relevant to courses in natural sciences, social sciences, and the humanities. It presents and analyzes the underpinnings of the multi-disciplinary concept of sustainability.

Addiction, ed. , v.
Addiction, ed. , v.

Addiction, ed. , v.

Explores the issues surrounding addiction by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Afghanistan, ed. , v.
Afghanistan, ed. , v.

Afghanistan, ed. , v.

Examines the genocide and persecution of the Afghani people.

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 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.

Argentina, ed. , v.
Argentina, ed. , v.

Argentina, ed. , v.

Examines the genocide and persecution of the Argentinian people.

Artificial Ingredients, ed. , v.
Artificial Ingredients, ed. , v.

Artificial Ingredients, ed. , v.

Explores the issues surrounding artificial ingredients. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance.

Bioethics, ed. 4, v.
Bioethics, ed. 4, v.

Bioethics, ed. 4, v.

Offers hundreds of revisions or addenda to entries from previous editions as well as new or revised entries on topics such as key cases in bioethics, the human biome, genetically modified foods, emergency preparedness and response, social justice, sustainability, chemical warfare and torture, among many others. Revised articles explain the events as well as legislation changes of the past decade. Previous editions published as the Encyclopedia of Bioethics.

Biology, ed. 2, v.
Biology, ed. 2, v.

Biology, ed. 2, v.

Explains biological concepts and explores related fields as well as the history of biological science. Discusses critical issues such as embryogenesis and commercial applications of research in biology and addresses ethical issues. Provides information on careers in biology. Contains sidebars, bibliographies, timelines, charts, a glossary, and individual and cumulative indexes.

Body Piercing and Tattoos, ed. , v.
Body Piercing and Tattoos, ed. , v.

Body Piercing and Tattoos, ed. , v.

Explores the issues surrounding body piercing and tattoos by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Body Systems, ed. , v.
Body Systems, ed. , v.

Body Systems, ed. , v.

Covers the 14 systems of the human body and their role and functions both from an individual organ perspective and each system as a whole, as well as what occurs when systems are not functioning properly due to injury, disease, or other causes. Entries cover the development of each body system from birth to full adult growth, as well as adjustments by the body during the senior years.

Building the Panama Canal, ed. , v.
Building the Panama Canal, ed. , v.

Building the Panama Canal, ed. , v.

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of the major factors that contributed to the historical building of the Panama Canal, beginning with construction by the United States in 1903.

Burma, ed. , v.
Burma, ed. , v.

Burma, ed. , v.

Examines the genocide and persecution of the Burmese people.

Cambodia, ed. , v.
Cambodia, ed. , v.

Cambodia, ed. , v.

Examines the genocide and persecution of the Cambodian people.

Censorship in Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451, ed. , v.
Censorship in Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451, ed. , v.

Censorship in Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451, ed. , v.

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

Chernobyl, ed. , v.
Chernobyl, ed. , v.

Chernobyl, ed. , v.

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of major factors that contributed to the nuclear power accident in the Russian city of Chernobyl.

Chile, ed. , v.
Chile, ed. , v.

Chile, ed. , v.

Examines the genocide and persecution of the Chilean people.

Class Conflict in Charles Dickens's A Tale of Two Cities, ed. , v.
Class Conflict in Charles Dickens's A Tale of Two Cities, ed. , v.

Class Conflict in Charles Dickens's A Tale of Two Cities, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of English-language novelist, Charles Dickens.

Class Conflict in Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights, ed. , v.
Class Conflict in Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights, ed. , v.

Class Conflict in Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights, ed. , v.

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

Colonialism in Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness, ed. , v.
Colonialism in Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness, ed. , v.

Colonialism in Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness, ed. , v.

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

Coming of Age in Sue Monk Kidd's The Secret Lives of Bees, ed. , v.
Coming of Age in Sue Monk Kidd's The Secret Lives of Bees, ed. , v.

Coming of Age in Sue Monk Kidd's The Secret Lives of Bees, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of writer, Sue Monk Kidd.

Concise Major 21st Century Writers, ed. , v.
Concise Major 21st Century Writers, ed. , v.

Concise Major 21st Century Writers, ed. , v.

A comprehensive, five-volume set, Concise Major 21st-Century Writers profiles today’s most outstanding and widely known writers. Clearly written in an easy-to-use format, it collects detailed biographical and bibliographical information on approximately 700 authors who are most often studied in college and high school.

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.

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.

D-Day, ed. , v.
D-Day, ed. , v.

D-Day, ed. , v.

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces the never-to-be-forgotten event called D-Day, the June 6, 1944, Allied Invasion of Normandy, France, that took place before World War II ended in 1945.

Darfur, ed. , v.
Darfur, ed. , v.

Darfur, ed. , v.

Examines the genocide, persecution, violence, and human rights abuses in Darfur, a region in western Sudan.

Death in Ernest Hemingway’s The Old Man and the Sea, ed. , v.
Death in Ernest Hemingway’s The Old Man and the Sea, ed. , v.

Death in Ernest Hemingway’s The Old Man and the Sea, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of writer, Ernest Hemingway.

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.

Depression in Sylvia Plath's The Bell Jar, ed. , v.
Depression in Sylvia Plath's The Bell Jar, ed. , v.

Depression in Sylvia Plath's The Bell Jar, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of poet, Sylvia Plath.

Distracted Driving, ed. , v.
Distracted Driving, ed. , v.

Distracted Driving, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding distracted driving and provides an overview of the topic.

East Pakistan, ed. , v.
East Pakistan, ed. , v.

East Pakistan, ed. , v.

Examines the genocide and persecution of the Pakistani people.

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

Education, ed. , v.

Examines the issue of education from a variety of international perspectives.

El Salvador and Guatemala, ed. , v.
El Salvador and Guatemala, ed. , v.

El Salvador and Guatemala, ed. , v.

Examines the genocide and political persecution against the people of El Salvador and Guatemala.

Encyclopedia of Children and Childhood: In History and Society, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Children and Childhood: In History and Society, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Children and Childhood: In History and Society, ed. , v.

This 3-vol. set presents the social and cultural history of childhood from antiquity to the present. Children and Childhood examines this history through articles on education, parenting, child labor, economics, images of childhood, children's literature, play, toys and games, health, physiology, law, the criminal justice system and social welfare.

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 Crime and Justice, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of Crime and Justice, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of Crime and Justice, ed. 2, v.

An interdisciplinary source that addresses not only law but also sociology, psychology, history and economics. Entries vary widely from abortion to rape and from family violence to wiretapping, offering a mirror of issues dominating today's headlines. This edition is a complete update and revision of the previous edition that includes new essays on topics such as stalking, hate crimes, and HIV.

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 Education, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of Education, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of Education, ed. 2, v.

Offers a complete view of the institutions, people, processes, roles, and philosophies in educational practice in the United States and throughout the world. Features biographies of influential educators; profiles of historic colleges and universities and of organizations active in the field; and an appendix of full text source documents, including education related legislation, international treaties, and testing methods. 8 volumes.

Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy, ed. , v.

Examines the philosophical and ethical issues underlying contemporary and historical environmental issues, policies, and debates. Covers concepts, institutions, topics, events and people, including global warming, animal rights, environmental movements, alternative energy, green chemistry, industrial ecology, and eco-sabotage.

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 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 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 Modern China, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Modern China, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Modern China, ed. , v.

Provides critical information on the most populous country and most dynamic trade market in the world: the people, politics, economics, religion, philosophy, traditions, art, and literature of this ancient and enduring civilization are explored from the beginning of the nineteenth century to the present day.

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. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of Race and Racism, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of Race and Racism, ed. 2, 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 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 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 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 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.

Energy Alternatives, ed. , v.
Energy Alternatives, ed. , v.

Energy Alternatives, ed. , v.

Examines the issue of renewable energy sources from a variety of international perspectives.

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

Energy, ed. , v.

This book explains the fundamentals of energy science and the impact of energy on human life and the environment. Interdisciplinary in nature, it covers topics from such fields as geology, biology, physics, history, sociology, and economics.

Environmental Encyclopedia, ed. 4, v.
Environmental Encyclopedia, ed. 4, v.

Environmental Encyclopedia, ed. 4, 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.

Environmentalism in America, ed. , v.
Environmentalism in America, ed. , v.

Environmentalism in America, ed. , v.

This book reviews important dates of American environmentalism, covering the roots of environmentalism, the conservation movement, and environmental organizations such as the Sierra Club, a powerful voice in support of the welfare of the planet.

Environmentalism, ed. , v.
Environmentalism, ed. , v.

Environmentalism, ed. , v.

Explores the issues surrounding environmentalism by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Ethics, Science, Technology, and Engineering, ed. 2, v.
Ethics, Science, Technology, and Engineering, ed. 2, v.

Ethics, Science, Technology, and Engineering, ed. 2, v.

This work 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, including new analytical and interpretive essays on events, scholarship, people, and legal decisions.

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.

Extremism, ed. , v.
Extremism, ed. , v.

Extremism, ed. , v.

Examines the issue of extremism and radicalism from a variety of international perspectives.

Factory Farming, ed. , v.
Factory Farming, ed. , v.

Factory Farming, ed. , v.

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

Family Dysfunction in Tennessee Williams's The Glass Menagerie, ed. , v.
Family Dysfunction in Tennessee Williams's The Glass Menagerie, ed. , v.

Family Dysfunction in Tennessee Williams's The Glass Menagerie, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of American playwright, Tennessee Williams.

Family Dysfunction in William Faulkner’s As I Lay Dying, ed. , v.
Family Dysfunction in William Faulkner’s As I Lay Dying, ed. , v.

Family Dysfunction in William Faulkner’s As I Lay Dying, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of American writer, William Faulkner.

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.

Fast Food, ed. , v.
Fast Food, ed. , v.

Fast Food, ed. , v.

Explores the issues surrounding the fast food industry by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Food Safety, ed. , v.
Food Safety, ed. , v.

Food Safety, ed. , v.

Explores the issues surrounding food safety by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Fracking, ed. , v.
Fracking, ed. , v.

Fracking, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding fracking (a process that unlocks huge reserves of natural gas deep under the earth’s surface) and provides an overview of the topic.

Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law, ed. 3, v.
Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law, ed. 3, v.

Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law, ed. 3, 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 Multicultural America, ed. 3, v.
Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America, ed. 3, v.

Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America, ed. 3, v.

This work includes 23 new ethnic groups and contains 152 revised ethnic entries on specific minority groups in the U.S., with an emphasis on culture (religions, holidays, customs, language) in addition to information on historical background and settlement patterns. The encyclopedia also covers ethnoreligious groups such as Jews, Chaldeans and Amish.

Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History, ed. 2, v.
Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History, ed. 2, v.

Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History, ed. 2, 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 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.

Garbage and Recycling, ed. , v.
Garbage and Recycling, ed. , v.

Garbage and Recycling, ed. , v.

Explores the issue of garbage and recycling by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Gay Marriage, ed. , v.
Gay Marriage, ed. , v.

Gay Marriage, ed. , v.

Explores the issues surrounding gay marriage by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Gay Marriage, ed. , v.
Gay Marriage, ed. , v.

Gay Marriage, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding gay marriage and provides an overview of the topic.

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.

Gender in Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, ed. , v.
Gender in Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, ed. , v.

Gender in Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, ed. , v.

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

Genetic Engineering, ed. , v.
Genetic Engineering, ed. , v.

Genetic Engineering, ed. , v.

Examines the issue of genetic engineering from a variety of international perspectives.

Genetically Modified Food, ed. , v.
Genetically Modified Food, ed. , v.

Genetically Modified Food, ed. , v.

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

Genocide in Anne Frank's The Diary of a Young Girl, ed. , v.
Genocide in Anne Frank's The Diary of a Young Girl, ed. , v.

Genocide in Anne Frank's The Diary of a Young Girl, ed. , v.

Examines the important literary work of writer, Anne Frank, and the significance of this essay as a Holocaust document, offering viewpoints on genocide in the twenty-first century.

Genocide, ed. , v.
Genocide, ed. , v.

Genocide, ed. , v.

Examines the issue of genocide from a variety of international perspectives.

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.

Gun Control, ed. , v.
Gun Control, ed. , v.

Gun Control, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding gun control and provides an overview of the topic.

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

Health and Wellness, ed. , v.

This book guides readers in making healthy choices about hygiene, diet, exercise, and medical care. They present easy-to-understand information about health-care coverage options and offer overviews of the types of available medical care, from general practitioners to alternative medicine and mental health providers.

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 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.

Homosexuality, ed. , v.
Homosexuality, ed. , v.

Homosexuality, ed. , v.

Examines the issue of homosexuality from a variety of international perspectives.

Human Geography, ed. , v.
Human Geography, ed. , v.

Human Geography, ed. , v.

Provides insight into both regional and global issues by addressing fundamental and advanced topics critical to the study of human geography and places special emphasis on exploring the impact of human habitation and economic activity on the environment.

Human Rights, ed. , v.
Human Rights, ed. , v.

Human Rights, ed. , v.

Explores the issue of human rights by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

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 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.

Indonesia, ed. , v.
Indonesia, ed. , v.

Indonesia, ed. , v.

Examines the historical background and provides a look at the causes, events, and aftermath of the 1965 mass killings in Indonesia.

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.

Juvenile Crime, ed. , v.
Juvenile Crime, ed. , v.

Juvenile Crime, ed. , v.

Examines the issue of juvenile crime from a variety of international perspectives.

Kosovo, ed. , v.
Kosovo, ed. , v.

Kosovo, ed. , v.

Examines the genocide and persecution of the Serbs against the Albanian people of Kosovo.

Liberia, ed. , v.
Liberia, ed. , v.

Liberia, ed. , v.

Examines the genocide and persecution of the Liberian people, focusing on the Liberian Civil Wars and violence in the country from the 1970s to the 2000s.

Media Bias, ed. , v.
Media Bias, ed. , v.

Media Bias, ed. , v.

Explores the issues surrounding media bias by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Medical Marijuana, ed. , v.
Medical Marijuana, ed. , v.

Medical Marijuana, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding medical marijuana and provides an overview of the topic.

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.

Mental Illness, ed. , v.
Mental Illness, ed. , v.

Mental Illness, ed. , v.

Examines the issue of mental illness from a variety of international perspectives.

Mexico, ed. , v.
Mexico, ed. , v.

Mexico, ed. , v.

Explores the issues surrounding economic and social conditions in Mexico by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Mixed Marriage, ed. , v.
Mixed Marriage, ed. , v.

Mixed Marriage, ed. , v.

Examines the institution of mixed marriages in different global locations, cultures and social climates.

Natural Disasters, ed. , v.
Natural Disasters, ed. , v.

Natural Disasters, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding natural disasters and provides an overview of the topic.

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.

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.

Nuclear Energy, ed. , v.
Nuclear Energy, ed. , v.

Nuclear Energy, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding nuclear energy and provides an overview of the topic.

Organic Food and Farming, ed. , v.
Organic Food and Farming, ed. , v.

Organic Food and Farming, ed. , v.

Explores the issue of organic food and farming by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Personal Finance, ed. , v.
Personal Finance, ed. , v.

Personal Finance, ed. , v.

This book guides readers in making prudent decisions about spending, saving, and borrowing, walking them through major life events, such as buying or renting a home, purchasing or leasing a car, and saving for college and retirement. It also offers practical guidance about purchasing insurance, applying for government benefits, and being an informed consumer.

Plant Sciences, ed. , v.
Plant Sciences, ed. , v.

Plant Sciences, ed. , v.

Introduces the fundamentals of plant sciences, such as cells, transportation and photosynthesis, and also examines related fields, such as agribusiness, conservation and ethnobotany. Fully illustrated with margin definitions, timelines and sidebars throughout. Academic and general interest. 4 volumes.

Popular Culture, ed. , v.
Popular Culture, ed. , v.

Popular Culture, ed. , v.

Examines the issue of popular culture from a variety of international perspectives.

Poverty in John Steinbeck's The Pearl, ed. , v.
Poverty in John Steinbeck's The Pearl, ed. , v.

Poverty in John Steinbeck's The Pearl, ed. , v.

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

Poverty, ed. , v.
Poverty, ed. , v.

Poverty, ed. , v.

Examines the issue of poverty from a variety of international perspectives.

Privacy, ed. , v.
Privacy, ed. , v.

Privacy, ed. , v.

Examines the issue of privacy from a variety of international perspectives.

Prohibition, ed. , v.
Prohibition, ed. , v.

Prohibition, ed. , v.

This book describes the rise and fall of Prohibition in the United States, including a history of alcohol use in the U.S. before the nineteenth century movement. It provides detail on the many social, economic, and political factors leading to its gain in popularity, leading to passage of the 18th Amendment and the changes that lead to its repeal in 1933.

Protests and Riots, ed. , v.
Protests and Riots, ed. , v.

Protests and Riots, ed. , v.

This book provides a brief history of important dates in the history of riots and protests in America.

Race in John Howard Griffin's Black Like Me, ed. , v.
Race in John Howard Griffin's Black Like Me, ed. , v.

Race in John Howard Griffin's Black Like Me, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of American journalist and author, John Howard Griffin.

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

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

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

Race in William Shakespeare's Othello, ed. , v.
Race in William Shakespeare's Othello, ed. , v.

Race in William Shakespeare's Othello, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of writer, William Shakespeare.

Race in the Poetry of Langston Hughes, ed. , v.
Race in the Poetry of Langston Hughes, ed. , v.

Race in the Poetry of Langston Hughes, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of African American poet, Langston Hughes.

Rap Music, ed. , v.
Rap Music, ed. , v.

Rap Music, ed. , v.

Explores the issues surrounding rap and hip-hop music by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Real-Life Math, ed. , v.
Real-Life Math, ed. , v.

Real-Life Math, ed. , v.

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

Recycling, ed. , v.
Recycling, ed. , v.

Recycling, ed. , v.

Explores the issues surrounding recycling. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance.

Rwanda, ed. , v.
Rwanda, ed. , v.

Rwanda, ed. , v.

Examines the genocide, persecution, violence, and human rights abuses in Rwanda, a small Central African state.

Scribner Writers Online Series, ed. , v.
Scribner Writers Online Series, ed. , v.

Scribner Writers Online Series, ed. , v.

Bio-critical essays on the lives and works of more than 1,400 important authors from around the world. Entries include concise essays, citations, and biographical information that places the author's work in personal and historical context.

Sexual Orientation, ed. , v.
Sexual Orientation, ed. , v.

Sexual Orientation, ed. , v.

Explores the issues surrounding sexual orientation by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Sexual Violence, ed. , v.
Sexual Violence, ed. , v.

Sexual Violence, ed. , v.

Examines the issue of sexual violence from a variety of international perspectives.

Sexuality in William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, ed. , v.
Sexuality in William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, ed. , v.

Sexuality in William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of writer, William Shakespeare.

Sexuality in the Comedies of William Shakespeare, ed. , v.
Sexuality in the Comedies of William Shakespeare, ed. , v.

Sexuality in the Comedies of William Shakespeare, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of writer, William Shakespeare.

Sexually Transmitted Diseases, ed. , v.
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, ed. , v.

Sexually Transmitted Diseases, ed. , v.

Explores the issues surrounding sexually transmitted diseases by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Shakespeare for Students, ed. 2, v.
Shakespeare for Students, ed. 2, v.

Shakespeare for Students, ed. 2, v.

Collection of essays by Shakespeare scholars that have been selected for students at the high school or undergraduate college level. Each entry includes an introduction; a plot synopsis; a character list; a discussion of the work's principal themes; information about the style and literary devices used; a conversation about the work's historical context; and a critical overview.

Slavery in Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, ed. , v.
Slavery in Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, ed. , v.

Slavery in Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of African-American social reformer, orator, writer and statesman, Frederick Douglass.

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

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

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

Slavery, ed. , v.
Slavery, ed. , v.

Slavery, ed. , v.

Examines the issue of slavery from a variety of international perspectives.

Social Justice, ed. , v.
Social Justice, ed. , v.

Social Justice, ed. , v.

Examines the issue of social justice and equality from a variety of international perspectives.

Social Networking, ed. , v.
Social Networking, ed. , v.

Social Networking, ed. , v.

Examines the issue of online social networks from a variety of international perspectives.

Social Networking, ed. , v.
Social Networking, ed. , v.

Social Networking, ed. , v.

Explores the issues surrounding online social networking technology. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance.

Social Policy: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.
Social Policy: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

Social Policy: 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.

South Africa, ed. , v.
South Africa, ed. , v.

South Africa, ed. , v.

Examines the genocide and persecution of South African people, providing an historical background on Apartheid, a “separateness” of the races, beginning in 1948.

Space Sciences, ed. 2, v.
Space Sciences, ed. 2, v.

Space Sciences, ed. 2, v.

From the history of space exploration to the future of "space business", this set offers a broad survey of the space sciences. Includes biographies of scientists and the space-related job market.

Sri Lanka, ed. , v.
Sri Lanka, ed. , v.

Sri Lanka, ed. , v.

Examines the genocide and persecution of Sri Lanka people, providing a history and overview of the conflict between the Sinhala majority and Tamil minority.

St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture, ed. 2, v.
St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture, ed. 2, v.

St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture, ed. 2, v.

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

Standardized Testing, ed. , v.
Standardized Testing, ed. , v.

Standardized Testing, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding educational tests and measurements and provides an overview of the topic.

Stem Cells, ed. , v.
Stem Cells, ed. , v.

Stem Cells, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding stem cell research and provides an overview of the topic.

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

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

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

Terrorism: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.
Terrorism: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

Terrorism: 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.

The 1967 Detroit Riots, ed. , v.
The 1967 Detroit Riots, ed. , v.

The 1967 Detroit Riots, ed. , v.

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of the major factors that contributed to the Detroit riot of July 23–27, 1967.

The 1992 Los Angeles Riots, ed. , v.
The 1992 Los Angeles Riots, ed. , v.

The 1992 Los Angeles Riots, ed. , v.

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume provides a brief overview of the major factors that led to violence in South Los Angeles on April 29, 1992, when a white jury acquitted four white police officers of using excessive force in the beating of African American, Rodney King.

The Apollo 11 Moon Landing, ed. , v.
The Apollo 11 Moon Landing, ed. , v.

The Apollo 11 Moon Landing, ed. , v.

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of the Apollo 11 moon landing.

The Arab-Israeli Six-Day War, ed. , v.
The Arab-Israeli Six-Day War, ed. , v.

The Arab-Israeli Six-Day War, ed. , v.

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides an overview of the brief conflict in which Israel defeated a coalition of Arab nations in 1967 and the events leading up to and following the war.

The Armenian Genocide, ed. , v.
The Armenian Genocide, ed. , v.

The Armenian Genocide, ed. , v.

Examines the roots of the Turkish/Armenian conflict, the violence and genocide against the Armenians, and the ongoing struggle over recognition of the genocide.

The Assassination of Osama bin Laden, ed. , v.
The Assassination of Osama bin Laden, ed. , v.

The Assassination of Osama bin Laden, ed. , v.

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides an overview of the events that led to the assassination of Al Qaeda leader, Osama bin Laden.

The Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, ed. , v.
The Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, ed. , v.

The Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, ed. , v.

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of the major factors that contributed to the dropping of atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

The Bolshevik Revolution, ed. , v.
The Bolshevik Revolution, ed. , v.

The Bolshevik Revolution, ed. , v.

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume covers the Bolshevik Revolution, one of the most influential political events of the twentieth century. It shaped not only the history of Russia but that of the entire world.

The Bosnian Conflict, ed. , v.
The Bosnian Conflict, ed. , v.

The Bosnian Conflict, ed. , v.

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces the conflict in Bosnia that affected citizens of the same nation who savaged each other with massacres and mass rape of civilians as a war tactic.

The Brown v. Board of Education Trial, ed. , v.
The Brown v. Board of Education Trial, ed. , v.

The Brown v. Board of Education Trial, ed. , v.

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume provides a review of the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education US Supreme Court case which discusses Jim Crow, the genesis of “separate but equal” in constitutional law, how the two Brown decisions changed race relations in the United States, and the history of human rights legislation.

The Challenger Disaster, ed. , v.
The Challenger Disaster, ed. , v.

The Challenger Disaster, ed. , v.

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume details the events on January 28, 1986, when the space shuttle Challenger broke apart seventy-three seconds after liftoff, resulting in the death of seven astronauts.

The Civil Rights Movement, ed. , v.
The Civil Rights Movement, ed. , v.

The Civil Rights Movement, ed. , v.

This book looks at the Civil Rights Movement in the United States as a four-century struggle that began with as early as the Revolutionary War and continued with slave rebellions in the years leading up to the Civil War.

The Cold War, ed. , v.
The Cold War, ed. , v.

The Cold War, ed. , v.

This book discusses the causes and events of the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union.

The Columbine School Shooting, ed. , v.
The Columbine School Shooting, ed. , v.

The Columbine School Shooting, ed. , v.

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume provides an overview of the tragic school shooting of students at Columbine High School, in the community of Littleton, Colorado, on April 20, 1999.

The Creation of the State of Israel, ed. , v.
The Creation of the State of Israel, ed. , v.

The Creation of the State of Israel, ed. , v.

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of major factors that culminated in the establishment of Israel as an independent state in 1948.

The Crisis in Darfur, ed. , v.
The Crisis in Darfur, ed. , v.

The Crisis in Darfur, ed. , v.

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of major factors that contributed to the famine, warfare, and Islamic extremism crisis in the African region known as Darfur.

The Cuban Missile Crisis, ed. , v.
The Cuban Missile Crisis, ed. , v.

The Cuban Missile Crisis, ed. , v.

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of major factors that contributed to the Cuban missile crisis during October 1962.

The Cuban Revolution, ed. , v.
The Cuban Revolution, ed. , v.

The Cuban Revolution, ed. , v.

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of the major factors that contributed to the revolutionary actions taken in the 1950s by Fidel Castro, and US relations with Cuba over the years.

The Environment in Rachel Carson's Silent Spring, ed. , v.
The Environment in Rachel Carson's Silent Spring, ed. , v.

The Environment in Rachel Carson's Silent Spring, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of writer, Rachel Carson.

The Food Industry in Eric Schlosser's Fast Food Nation, ed. , v.
The Food Industry in Eric Schlosser's Fast Food Nation, ed. , v.

The Food Industry in Eric Schlosser's Fast Food Nation, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of journalist and author, Eric Schlosser.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders, ed. 4, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders, ed. 4, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders, ed. 4, v.

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

The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, ed. 5, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, ed. 5, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, ed. 5, v.

Includes information on almost 2,000 medical disorders and concepts. Each article includes in-depth discussion of causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, procedures, and other related topics. Written for a general audience with an authoritative tone.

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

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

This resource covers the entire spectrum of psychology, including: notable people, theories and terms; landmark case studies and experiments; applications of psychology in advertising, medicine and sports; and career information.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Science, ed. 5, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Science, ed. 5, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Science, ed. 5, v.

Covers all major areas of science, engineering, technology, as well as mathematics and the medical and health sciences, while providing a comprehensive overview of current scientific knowledge and technology. Entries typically describe scientific concepts, provide overviews of scientific areas and, in some cases, define terms.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Surgery and Medical Tests, ed. 3, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Surgery and Medical Tests, ed. 3, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Surgery and Medical Tests, ed. 3, v.

Provides coverage of numerous surgical procedures, medical tests and related topics, such as anesthetics, common lab test and procedures, medications and postoperative care. Entries for medical test and surgical include definition; purpose; demographic information; diagnosis/preparation; aftercare; risks; morbidity and mortality rates; alternatives; and more.

The Gale Encyclopedia of the Unusual and Unexplained, ed. , v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of the Unusual and Unexplained, ed. , v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of the Unusual and Unexplained, ed. , v.

Responding to the surging interest among students for information on topics relating to magic, witchcraft, the supernatural and other mysterious phenomena, Gale presents this in-depth, comprehensive 3-vol. set. Information is arranged in an objective manner, presenting varying viewpoints when appropriate, and is written at a level that younger students and researchers can understand.

The Great Society, ed. , v.
The Great Society, ed. , v.

The Great Society, ed. , v.

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume provides an overview of the Great Society, a series of legislative initiatives that were enacted during the administration of President Lyndon B. Johnson.

The Haiti Earthquake, ed. , v.
The Haiti Earthquake, ed. , v.

The Haiti Earthquake, ed. , v.

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume provides an overview of the 7.0 magnitude earthquake that hit Haiti on January 12, 2010.

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

The Harlem Renaissance, ed. , v.

This book provides an overview of the Harlem Renaissance, America's first African-American literary and artistic movement.

The History of Jazz, ed. , v.
The History of Jazz, ed. , v.

The History of Jazz, ed. , v.

Covers the music, the musicians, the instruments, and music's place in cultural history. Presents a history of each musical style, from its roots to its expression along with glimpses of the lives of leading composers and musicians. This volume focuses on the music style of Jazz.

The History of Latin Music, ed. , v.
The History of Latin Music, ed. , v.

The History of Latin Music, ed. , v.

Covers the music, the musicians, the instruments, and music's place in cultural history. Presents a history of each musical style, from its roots to its expression along with glimpses of the lives of leading composers and musicians. This volume focuses on the style of Latin music.

The History of Music Videos, ed. , v.
The History of Music Videos, ed. , v.

The History of Music Videos, ed. , v.

Covers the music, the musicians, the instruments, and music's place in cultural history. Presents a history of each musical style, from its roots to its expression along with glimpses of the lives of leading composers and musicians. This volume focuses on the impact of music videos.

The History of Rap and Hip-Hop, ed. , v.
The History of Rap and Hip-Hop, ed. , v.

The History of Rap and Hip-Hop, ed. , v.

Covers the music, the musicians, the instruments, and music's place in cultural history. Presents a history of each musical style, from its roots to its expression along with glimpses of the lives of leading composers and musicians. This volume focuses on the impact of Rap and Hip-Hop music culture.

The History of Rock and Roll, ed. , v.
The History of Rock and Roll, ed. , v.

The History of Rock and Roll, ed. , v.

Covers the music, the musicians, the instruments, and music's place in cultural history. Presents a history of each musical style, from its roots to its expression along with glimpses of the lives of leading composers and musicians. This volume focuses on the music style of Rock and Roll.

The Holocaust, ed. , v.
The Holocaust, ed. , v.

The Holocaust, ed. , v.

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of major factors that contributed to the Holocaust, the mass genocide to exterminate Jews and other groups deemed undesirable by the Nazis in Germany.

The Holocaust, ed. , v.
The Holocaust, ed. , v.

The Holocaust, ed. , v.

Examines the origins of the Holocaust, the means by which Nazi Germany carried it out, and some of the debates it has inspired.

The Human Brain Book, ed. 2, v.
The Human Brain Book, ed. 2, v.

The Human Brain Book, ed. 2, v.

Covers the one organ in the body that makes each person a unique individual and includes the latest findings from the field of neuroscience.

The Industrial Revolution, ed. , v.
The Industrial Revolution, ed. , v.

The Industrial Revolution, ed. , v.

This book traces changes in American life due to industrialization, beginning with eighteenth-century England before focusing on America.

The Kurds, ed. , v.
The Kurds, ed. , v.

The Kurds, ed. , v.

Examines the genocide and persecution of the Kurdish people.

The People's Republic of China, ed. , v.
The People's Republic of China, ed. , v.

The People's Republic of China, ed. , v.

Examines the history of genocide and political persecution of the people of China.

The Progressive Era, ed. , v.
The Progressive Era, ed. , v.

The Progressive Era, ed. , v.

This book addresses changes in American life due to industrialization, beginning with eighteenth-century England before focusing on America’s political, economic, and social reform of the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries.

The Salem Witch Trials, ed. , v.
The Salem Witch Trials, ed. , v.

The Salem Witch Trials, ed. , v.

This book offers a credible, unbiased look at the often sensationalized Salem witch trials that took place in Massachusetts during the late seventeenth century. It describes the religious, political, and social context in which the accusations and trials took place, as well as the aftermath of the trials and the legacies that ensued.

Tibet, ed. , v.
Tibet, ed. , v.

Tibet, ed. , v.

Examines the history of genocide and political persecution of the people of Tibet.

Twayne's Authors Series, ed. , v.
Twayne's Authors Series, ed. , v.

Twayne's Authors Series, ed. , v.

Twayne's is devoted to literary critical interpretation and discussion. It offers in-depth critical introductions to the lives and works of major writers of the world, including close analysis of key works. It provides insightful and original commentary on the history and influence of literary movements.

UXL Doomed, ed. , v.
UXL Doomed, ed. , v.

UXL Doomed, ed. , v.

This work explores the science behind some of the worst global disasters of the 20th and 21st centuries, including structural and engineering failures, natural disasters, nuclear and industrial accidents, train derailments, and plane crashes. Entries cover physics, engineering, aerodynamics, chemical reactions, computer science, geology, materials science, and more.

UXL Encyclopedia of Science, ed. 3, v.
UXL Encyclopedia of Science, ed. 3, v.

UXL Encyclopedia of Science, ed. 3, v.

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

UXL Encyclopedia of Weather and Natural Disasters, ed. 2, v.
UXL Encyclopedia of Weather and Natural Disasters, ed. 2, v.

UXL Encyclopedia of Weather and Natural Disasters, ed. 2, v.

Introduces students to the topic of weather and natural disasters, covering such topics as weather basics, weather phenomena, forecasting, and climate. Provides information on the scientific aspects of various types of disasters including: blizzards, earthquakes, flooding, tornadoes, volcanoes, and wildfires.

UXL Money, ed. , v.
UXL Money, ed. , v.

UXL Money, ed. , v.

Topics include microeconomics and domestic trade, macroeconomics and international trade, and personal finance. Covers important people, concepts, and events related to understanding economics and finance, addressing such topics as economic systems, market failures, competition, fiscal policy, global trade, saving and managing your money, credit and debt, investing your money, among others.

Uganda, ed. , v.
Uganda, ed. , v.

Uganda, ed. , v.

Examines the genocide and persecution of Uganda's people, since it became independent in 1962, who have endured serious violations and denial of their fundamental human and civil rights.

Underage Drinking, ed. , v.
Underage Drinking, ed. , v.

Underage Drinking, ed. , v.

Explores the use and abuse of alcohol by teenagers, discussing the prevalence of binge drinking, the legal issue of the drinking age, and the effectiveness of various preventative measures.

Unemployment, ed. , v.
Unemployment, ed. , v.

Unemployment, ed. , v.

Examines the issue of unemployment from a variety of international perspectives.

Vegetarianism, ed. , v.
Vegetarianism, ed. , v.

Vegetarianism, ed. , v.

Presents readings from a variety of perspectives about the topic of vegetarianism.

Violence in Anthony Burgess's A Clockwork Orange, ed. , v.
Violence in Anthony Burgess's A Clockwork Orange, ed. , v.

Violence in Anthony Burgess's A Clockwork Orange, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life and work of author Anthony Burgess, focusing on themes of human nature, violence, and freedom of choice.

Violence in Suzanne Collin's The Hunger Game Trilogy, ed. , v.
Violence in Suzanne Collin's The Hunger Game Trilogy, ed. , v.

Violence in Suzanne Collin's The Hunger Game Trilogy, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

War in Ernest Hemingway’s A Farewell to Arms, ed. , v.
War in Ernest Hemingway’s A Farewell to Arms, ed. , v.

War in Ernest Hemingway’s A Farewell to Arms, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of writer, Ernest Hemingway.

War in Ernest Hemingway’s For Whom the Bell Tolls, ed. , v.
War in Ernest Hemingway’s For Whom the Bell Tolls, ed. , v.

War in Ernest Hemingway’s For Whom the Bell Tolls, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of writer, Ernest Hemingway.

War in John Knowles's A Separate Peace, ed. , v.
War in John Knowles's A Separate Peace, ed. , v.

War in John Knowles's A Separate Peace, ed. , v.

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

War in Tim O'Brien's The Things They Carried, ed. , v.
War in Tim O'Brien's The Things They Carried, ed. , v.

War in Tim O'Brien's The Things They Carried, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of author, Tim O'Brien, depicting his experiences in the Vietnam War.

Water, ed. , v.
Water, ed. , v.

Water, ed. , v.

Examines the issue of water use and water supply from a variety of international perspectives.

Water: Science and Issues, ed. , v.
Water: Science and Issues, ed. , v.

Water: Science and Issues, ed. , v.

This set covers all important water science concepts and current issues and highlights major historical developments and key figures. 4 volumes.

Watergate, ed. , v.
Watergate, ed. , v.

Watergate, ed. , v.

This book examines the Watergate scandal of 1972 and its aftermath, including the initial break-in, the arrests, the cover-up attempts, the court hearings, the press coverage, and the eventual resignation of President Nixon.

Wilderness Adventure in Jon Krakauer’s Into the Wild, ed. , v.
Wilderness Adventure in Jon Krakauer’s Into the Wild, ed. , v.

Wilderness Adventure in Jon Krakauer’s Into the Wild, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of writer and mountain climber, Jon Krakauer.

Wilderness in Jack London's The Call of the Wild, ed. , v.
Wilderness in Jack London's The Call of the Wild, ed. , v.

Wilderness in Jack London's The Call of the Wild, ed. , v.

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

Women's Issues in Alice Walker's The Color Purple, ed. , v.
Women's Issues in Alice Walker's The Color Purple, ed. , v.

Women's Issues in Alice Walker's The Color Purple, ed. , v.

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

Women's Issues in Kate Chopin's The Awakening, ed. , v.
Women's Issues in Kate Chopin's The Awakening, ed. , v.

Women's Issues in Kate Chopin's The Awakening, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of writer, Kate Chopin.

Women's Issues in Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale, ed. , v.
Women's Issues in Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale, ed. , v.

Women's Issues in Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale, ed. , v.

Examines Margaret Atwood's life, explores from various angles how Atwood addresses women's issues in The Handmaid's Tale, and considers ongoing issues facing women in the twenty-first century.

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

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

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

Worker's Rights, ed. , v.
Worker's Rights, ed. , v.

Worker's Rights, ed. , v.

Examines the issue of worker's rights from a variety of international perspectives.

World Encyclopedia of Police Forces and Correctional Systems, ed. 2, v.
World Encyclopedia of Police Forces and Correctional Systems, ed. 2, v.

World Encyclopedia of Police Forces and Correctional Systems, ed. 2, v.

This fully updated version of the original 1989 edition of the World Encyclopedia of Police Forces and Correctional Systems describes the national law enforcement and correctional systems of more than 195 countries across the globe.

World Eras, ed. , v. 1
World Eras, ed. , v. 1

World Eras, ed. , v. 1

Examines major civilizations that have flourished from antiquity to modern times, with a global perspective and a strong emphasis on daily life and social history. This volume provides in-depth coverage of the European Renaissance and Reformation, 1350-1600.

World Eras, ed. , v. 10
World Eras, ed. , v. 10

World Eras, ed. , v. 10

Examines major civilizations that have flourished from antiquity to modern times, with a global perspective and a strong emphasis on daily life and social history. This volume provides in-depth coverage of West African kingdoms, 500-1590.

World Eras, ed. , v. 2
World Eras, ed. , v. 2

World Eras, ed. , v. 2

Examines major civilizations that have flourished from antiquity to modern times, with a global perspective and a strong emphasis on daily life and social history. This volume provides in-depth coverage of the rise and spread of Islam, 622-1500.

World Eras, ed. , v. 3
World Eras, ed. , v. 3

World Eras, ed. , v. 3

Examines major civilizations that have flourished from antiquity to modern times, with a global perspective and a strong emphasis on daily life and social history. This volume provides in-depth coverage of the Roman Republic and Empire, 264 B.C.E.-476 C.E.

World Eras, ed. , v. 4
World Eras, ed. , v. 4

World Eras, ed. , v. 4

Examines major civilizations that have flourished from antiquity to modern times, with a global perspective and a strong emphasis on daily life and social history. This volume provides in-depth coverage of medieval Europe, 814-1350.

World Eras, ed. , v. 5
World Eras, ed. , v. 5

World Eras, ed. , v. 5

Examines major civilizations that have flourished from antiquity to modern times, with a global perspective and a strong emphasis on daily life and social history. This volume provides in-depth coverage of ancient Egypt, 2615-332 B.C.E.

World Eras, ed. , v. 6
World Eras, ed. , v. 6

World Eras, ed. , v. 6

Examines major civilizations that have flourished from antiquity to modern times, with a global perspective and a strong emphasis on daily life and social history. This volume provides in-depth coverage of classical Greek civilization, 800-323 B.C.E.

World Eras, ed. , v. 7
World Eras, ed. , v. 7

World Eras, ed. , v. 7

Examines major civilizations that have flourished from antiquity to modern times, with a global perspective and a strong emphasis on daily life and social history. This volume provides in-depth coverage of imperial China, 617-1644.

World Eras, ed. , v. 8
World Eras, ed. , v. 8

World Eras, ed. , v. 8

Examines major civilizations that have flourished from antiquity to modern times, with a global perspective and a strong emphasis on daily life and social history. This volume provides in-depth coverage of ancient Mesopotamia, 3300-331 B.C.E.

World Eras, ed. , v. 9
World Eras, ed. , v. 9

World Eras, ed. , v. 9

Examines major civilizations that have flourished from antiquity to modern times, with a global perspective and a strong emphasis on daily life and social history. This volume provides in-depth coverage of the Industrial Revolution in Europe, 1750-1914.

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

World of Earth Science, ed. , v.

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

World of Forensic Science, ed. 2, v.
World of Forensic Science, ed. 2, v.

World of Forensic Science, ed. 2, v.

This guide to the scientific processes and the legal, social, and ethical issues involved in the forensic sciences covers the individuals, techniques and principles of biology, chemistry, law, medicine, physics, computer science, geology, and psychology involved in the multidisciplinary examination of crime scenes and evidence used in legal proceedings.

World of Sports Science, ed. , v.
World of Sports Science, ed. , v.

World of Sports Science, ed. , v.

Covers theoretical and practical treatment of all aspects of sports science and exercise physiology, kinesiology, and biomechanics. Particular emphasis is placed on such high-interest topics as sports medicine, specifically the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of sports injuries; and much more.

Worldmark Global Health and Medicine Issues, ed. , v.
Worldmark Global Health and Medicine Issues, ed. , v.

Worldmark Global Health and Medicine Issues, ed. , v.

This collection provides accessible explanations of many recent scientific advances in public health, as well as advances in medicine, molecular biology, genetics, epidemiology, and related fields. It covers current health and medicine issues with global impact in the modern world and organizations and groups addressing these issues.

Technology

100 Inventions that Made History, ed. , v.
100 Inventions that Made History, ed. , v.

100 Inventions that Made History, ed. , v.

Describes the development of one hundred world-changing inventions, including rockets, the internet, refrigerators, blue jeans, light bulbs, and antibiotics.

1000 Inventions & Discoveries, ed. , v.
1000 Inventions & Discoveries, ed. , v.

1000 Inventions & Discoveries, ed. , v.

This book explores the fascinating developments in technology and natural science that shaped the world as it is today.

World of Forensic Science, ed. 2, v.
World of Forensic Science, ed. 2, v.

World of Forensic Science, ed. 2, v.

This guide to the scientific processes and the legal, social, and ethical issues involved in the forensic sciences covers the individuals, techniques and principles of biology, chemistry, law, medicine, physics, computer science, geology, and psychology involved in the multidisciplinary examination of crime scenes and evidence used in legal proceedings.

General Reference

100 Inventions that Made History, ed. , v.
100 Inventions that Made History, ed. , v.

100 Inventions that Made History, ed. , v.

Describes the development of one hundred world-changing inventions, including rockets, the internet, refrigerators, blue jeans, light bulbs, and antibiotics.

101 Great Science Experiments, Updated ed., ed. , v.
101 Great Science Experiments, Updated ed., ed. , v.

101 Great Science Experiments, Updated ed., ed. , v.

Describes 101 science experiments or activities that can be done with household items and easily found ingredients.

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

Health and Wellness, ed. , v.

This book guides readers in making healthy choices about hygiene, diet, exercise, and medical care. They present easy-to-understand information about health-care coverage options and offer overviews of the types of available medical care, from general practitioners to alternative medicine and mental health providers.

Personal Finance, ed. , v.
Personal Finance, ed. , v.

Personal Finance, ed. , v.

This book guides readers in making prudent decisions about spending, saving, and borrowing, walking them through major life events, such as buying or renting a home, purchasing or leasing a car, and saving for college and retirement. It also offers practical guidance about purchasing insurance, applying for government benefits, and being an informed consumer.

Real-Life Math, ed. , v.
Real-Life Math, ed. , v.

Real-Life Math, ed. , v.

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

Science

1000 Inventions & Discoveries, ed. , v.
1000 Inventions & Discoveries, ed. , v.

1000 Inventions & Discoveries, ed. , v.

This book explores the fascinating developments in technology and natural science that shaped the world as it is today.

101 Great Science Experiments, Updated ed., ed. , v.
101 Great Science Experiments, Updated ed., ed. , v.

101 Great Science Experiments, Updated ed., ed. , v.

Describes 101 science experiments or activities that can be done with household items and easily found ingredients.

Bioethics, ed. 4, v.
Bioethics, ed. 4, v.

Bioethics, ed. 4, v.

Offers hundreds of revisions or addenda to entries from previous editions as well as new or revised entries on topics such as key cases in bioethics, the human biome, genetically modified foods, emergency preparedness and response, social justice, sustainability, chemical warfare and torture, among many others. Revised articles explain the events as well as legislation changes of the past decade. Previous editions published as the Encyclopedia of Bioethics.

Biology, ed. 2, v.
Biology, ed. 2, v.

Biology, ed. 2, v.

Explains biological concepts and explores related fields as well as the history of biological science. Discusses critical issues such as embryogenesis and commercial applications of research in biology and addresses ethical issues. Provides information on careers in biology. Contains sidebars, bibliographies, timelines, charts, a glossary, and individual and cumulative indexes.

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

Energy, ed. , v.

This book explains the fundamentals of energy science and the impact of energy on human life and the environment. Interdisciplinary in nature, it covers topics from such fields as geology, biology, physics, history, sociology, and economics.

Ethics, Science, Technology, and Engineering, ed. 2, v.
Ethics, Science, Technology, and Engineering, ed. 2, v.

Ethics, Science, Technology, and Engineering, ed. 2, v.

This work 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, including new analytical and interpretive essays on events, scholarship, people, and legal decisions.

Plant Sciences, ed. , v.
Plant Sciences, ed. , v.

Plant Sciences, ed. , v.

Introduces the fundamentals of plant sciences, such as cells, transportation and photosynthesis, and also examines related fields, such as agribusiness, conservation and ethnobotany. Fully illustrated with margin definitions, timelines and sidebars throughout. Academic and general interest. 4 volumes.

Real-Life Math, ed. , v.
Real-Life Math, ed. , v.

Real-Life Math, ed. , v.

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

Space Sciences, ed. 2, v.
Space Sciences, ed. 2, v.

Space Sciences, ed. 2, v.

From the history of space exploration to the future of "space business", this set offers a broad survey of the space sciences. Includes biographies of scientists and the space-related job market.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Science, ed. 5, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Science, ed. 5, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Science, ed. 5, v.

Covers all major areas of science, engineering, technology, as well as mathematics and the medical and health sciences, while providing a comprehensive overview of current scientific knowledge and technology. Entries typically describe scientific concepts, provide overviews of scientific areas and, in some cases, define terms.

The Human Brain Book, ed. 2, v.
The Human Brain Book, ed. 2, v.

The Human Brain Book, ed. 2, v.

Covers the one organ in the body that makes each person a unique individual and includes the latest findings from the field of neuroscience.

UXL Doomed, ed. , v.
UXL Doomed, ed. , v.

UXL Doomed, ed. , v.

This work explores the science behind some of the worst global disasters of the 20th and 21st centuries, including structural and engineering failures, natural disasters, nuclear and industrial accidents, train derailments, and plane crashes. Entries cover physics, engineering, aerodynamics, chemical reactions, computer science, geology, materials science, and more.

UXL Encyclopedia of Science, ed. 3, v.
UXL Encyclopedia of Science, ed. 3, v.

UXL Encyclopedia of Science, ed. 3, v.

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

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

World of Earth Science, ed. , v.

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

World of Forensic Science, ed. 2, v.
World of Forensic Science, ed. 2, v.

World of Forensic Science, ed. 2, v.

This guide to the scientific processes and the legal, social, and ethical issues involved in the forensic sciences covers the individuals, techniques and principles of biology, chemistry, law, medicine, physics, computer science, geology, and psychology involved in the multidisciplinary examination of crime scenes and evidence used in legal proceedings.

World of Sports Science, ed. , v.
World of Sports Science, ed. , v.

World of Sports Science, ed. , v.

Covers theoretical and practical treatment of all aspects of sports science and exercise physiology, kinesiology, and biomechanics. Particular emphasis is placed on such high-interest topics as sports medicine, specifically the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of sports injuries; and much more.

Environment

Achieving Sustainability, ed. , v.
Achieving Sustainability, ed. , v.

Achieving Sustainability, ed. , v.

Aimed at readers who are not experts in the field, the material is relevant to courses in natural sciences, social sciences, and the humanities. It presents and analyzes the underpinnings of the multi-disciplinary concept of sustainability.

Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy, ed. , v.

Examines the philosophical and ethical issues underlying contemporary and historical environmental issues, policies, and debates. Covers concepts, institutions, topics, events and people, including global warming, animal rights, environmental movements, alternative energy, green chemistry, industrial ecology, and eco-sabotage.

Environmental Encyclopedia, ed. 4, v.
Environmental Encyclopedia, ed. 4, v.

Environmental Encyclopedia, ed. 4, 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.

Recycling, ed. , v.
Recycling, ed. , v.

Recycling, ed. , v.

Explores the issues surrounding recycling. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance.

UXL Encyclopedia of Weather and Natural Disasters, ed. 2, v.
UXL Encyclopedia of Weather and Natural Disasters, ed. 2, v.

UXL Encyclopedia of Weather and Natural Disasters, ed. 2, v.

Introduces students to the topic of weather and natural disasters, covering such topics as weather basics, weather phenomena, forecasting, and climate. Provides information on the scientific aspects of various types of disasters including: blizzards, earthquakes, flooding, tornadoes, volcanoes, and wildfires.

Water: Science and Issues, ed. , v.
Water: Science and Issues, ed. , v.

Water: Science and Issues, ed. , v.

This set covers all important water science concepts and current issues and highlights major historical developments and key figures. 4 volumes.

Social Science

Addiction, ed. , v.
Addiction, ed. , v.

Addiction, ed. , v.

Explores the issues surrounding addiction by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Afghanistan, ed. , v.
Afghanistan, ed. , v.

Afghanistan, ed. , v.

Examines the genocide and persecution of the Afghani people.

Argentina, ed. , v.
Argentina, ed. , v.

Argentina, ed. , v.

Examines the genocide and persecution of the Argentinian people.

Artificial Ingredients, ed. , v.
Artificial Ingredients, ed. , v.

Artificial Ingredients, ed. , v.

Explores the issues surrounding artificial ingredients. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance.

Bioethics, ed. 4, v.
Bioethics, ed. 4, v.

Bioethics, ed. 4, v.

Offers hundreds of revisions or addenda to entries from previous editions as well as new or revised entries on topics such as key cases in bioethics, the human biome, genetically modified foods, emergency preparedness and response, social justice, sustainability, chemical warfare and torture, among many others. Revised articles explain the events as well as legislation changes of the past decade. Previous editions published as the Encyclopedia of Bioethics.

Body Piercing and Tattoos, ed. , v.
Body Piercing and Tattoos, ed. , v.

Body Piercing and Tattoos, ed. , v.

Explores the issues surrounding body piercing and tattoos by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Burma, ed. , v.
Burma, ed. , v.

Burma, ed. , v.

Examines the genocide and persecution of the Burmese people.

Cambodia, ed. , v.
Cambodia, ed. , v.

Cambodia, ed. , v.

Examines the genocide and persecution of the Cambodian people.

Chile, ed. , v.
Chile, ed. , v.

Chile, ed. , v.

Examines the genocide and persecution of the Chilean people.

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.

Darfur, ed. , v.
Darfur, ed. , v.

Darfur, ed. , v.

Examines the genocide, persecution, violence, and human rights abuses in Darfur, a region in western Sudan.

Distracted Driving, ed. , v.
Distracted Driving, ed. , v.

Distracted Driving, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding distracted driving and provides an overview of the topic.

East Pakistan, ed. , v.
East Pakistan, ed. , v.

East Pakistan, ed. , v.

Examines the genocide and persecution of the Pakistani people.

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

Education, ed. , v.

Examines the issue of education from a variety of international perspectives.

El Salvador and Guatemala, ed. , v.
El Salvador and Guatemala, ed. , v.

El Salvador and Guatemala, ed. , v.

Examines the genocide and political persecution against the people of El Salvador and Guatemala.

Encyclopedia of Children and Childhood: In History and Society, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Children and Childhood: In History and Society, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Children and Childhood: In History and Society, ed. , v.

This 3-vol. set presents the social and cultural history of childhood from antiquity to the present. Children and Childhood examines this history through articles on education, parenting, child labor, economics, images of childhood, children's literature, play, toys and games, health, physiology, law, the criminal justice system and social welfare.

Encyclopedia of Crime and Justice, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of Crime and Justice, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of Crime and Justice, ed. 2, v.

An interdisciplinary source that addresses not only law but also sociology, psychology, history and economics. Entries vary widely from abortion to rape and from family violence to wiretapping, offering a mirror of issues dominating today's headlines. This edition is a complete update and revision of the previous edition that includes new essays on topics such as stalking, hate crimes, and HIV.

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 Race and Racism, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of Race and Racism, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of Race and Racism, ed. 2, 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 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.

Energy Alternatives, ed. , v.
Energy Alternatives, ed. , v.

Energy Alternatives, ed. , v.

Examines the issue of renewable energy sources from a variety of international perspectives.

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.

Environmentalism, ed. , v.
Environmentalism, ed. , v.

Environmentalism, ed. , v.

Explores the issues surrounding environmentalism by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Extremism, ed. , v.
Extremism, ed. , v.

Extremism, ed. , v.

Examines the issue of extremism and radicalism from a variety of international perspectives.

Factory Farming, ed. , v.
Factory Farming, ed. , v.

Factory Farming, ed. , v.

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

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.

Fast Food, ed. , v.
Fast Food, ed. , v.

Fast Food, ed. , v.

Explores the issues surrounding the fast food industry by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Food Safety, ed. , v.
Food Safety, ed. , v.

Food Safety, ed. , v.

Explores the issues surrounding food safety by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Fracking, ed. , v.
Fracking, ed. , v.

Fracking, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding fracking (a process that unlocks huge reserves of natural gas deep under the earth’s surface) and provides an overview of the topic.

Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History, ed. 2, v.
Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History, ed. 2, v.

Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History, ed. 2, 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.

Garbage and Recycling, ed. , v.
Garbage and Recycling, ed. , v.

Garbage and Recycling, ed. , v.

Explores the issue of garbage and recycling by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Gay Marriage, ed. , v.
Gay Marriage, ed. , v.

Gay Marriage, ed. , v.

Explores the issues surrounding gay marriage by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Gay Marriage, ed. , v.
Gay Marriage, ed. , v.

Gay Marriage, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding gay marriage and provides an overview of the topic.

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 Engineering, ed. , v.
Genetic Engineering, ed. , v.

Genetic Engineering, ed. , v.

Examines the issue of genetic engineering from a variety of international perspectives.

Genetically Modified Food, ed. , v.
Genetically Modified Food, ed. , v.

Genetically Modified Food, ed. , v.

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

Genocide, ed. , v.
Genocide, ed. , v.

Genocide, ed. , v.

Examines the issue of genocide from a variety of international perspectives.

Gun Control, ed. , v.
Gun Control, ed. , v.

Gun Control, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding gun control and provides an overview of the topic.

Homosexuality, ed. , v.
Homosexuality, ed. , v.

Homosexuality, ed. , v.

Examines the issue of homosexuality from a variety of international perspectives.

Human Geography, ed. , v.
Human Geography, ed. , v.

Human Geography, ed. , v.

Provides insight into both regional and global issues by addressing fundamental and advanced topics critical to the study of human geography and places special emphasis on exploring the impact of human habitation and economic activity on the environment.

Human Rights, ed. , v.
Human Rights, ed. , v.

Human Rights, ed. , v.

Explores the issue of human rights by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

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.

Indonesia, ed. , v.
Indonesia, ed. , v.

Indonesia, ed. , v.

Examines the historical background and provides a look at the causes, events, and aftermath of the 1965 mass killings in Indonesia.

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.

Juvenile Crime, ed. , v.
Juvenile Crime, ed. , v.

Juvenile Crime, ed. , v.

Examines the issue of juvenile crime from a variety of international perspectives.

Kosovo, ed. , v.
Kosovo, ed. , v.

Kosovo, ed. , v.

Examines the genocide and persecution of the Serbs against the Albanian people of Kosovo.

Liberia, ed. , v.
Liberia, ed. , v.

Liberia, ed. , v.

Examines the genocide and persecution of the Liberian people, focusing on the Liberian Civil Wars and violence in the country from the 1970s to the 2000s.

Media Bias, ed. , v.
Media Bias, ed. , v.

Media Bias, ed. , v.

Explores the issues surrounding media bias by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Medical Marijuana, ed. , v.
Medical Marijuana, ed. , v.

Medical Marijuana, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding medical marijuana and provides an overview of the topic.

Mental Illness, ed. , v.
Mental Illness, ed. , v.

Mental Illness, ed. , v.

Examines the issue of mental illness from a variety of international perspectives.

Mexico, ed. , v.
Mexico, ed. , v.

Mexico, ed. , v.

Explores the issues surrounding economic and social conditions in Mexico by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Mixed Marriage, ed. , v.
Mixed Marriage, ed. , v.

Mixed Marriage, ed. , v.

Examines the institution of mixed marriages in different global locations, cultures and social climates.

Natural Disasters, ed. , v.
Natural Disasters, ed. , v.

Natural Disasters, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding natural disasters and provides an overview of the topic.

Nuclear Energy, ed. , v.
Nuclear Energy, ed. , v.

Nuclear Energy, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding nuclear energy and provides an overview of the topic.

Organic Food and Farming, ed. , v.
Organic Food and Farming, ed. , v.

Organic Food and Farming, ed. , v.

Explores the issue of organic food and farming by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Popular Culture, ed. , v.
Popular Culture, ed. , v.

Popular Culture, ed. , v.

Examines the issue of popular culture from a variety of international perspectives.

Poverty, ed. , v.
Poverty, ed. , v.

Poverty, ed. , v.

Examines the issue of poverty from a variety of international perspectives.

Privacy, ed. , v.
Privacy, ed. , v.

Privacy, ed. , v.

Examines the issue of privacy from a variety of international perspectives.

Rap Music, ed. , v.
Rap Music, ed. , v.

Rap Music, ed. , v.

Explores the issues surrounding rap and hip-hop music by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Recycling, ed. , v.
Recycling, ed. , v.

Recycling, ed. , v.

Explores the issues surrounding recycling. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance.

Rwanda, ed. , v.
Rwanda, ed. , v.

Rwanda, ed. , v.

Examines the genocide, persecution, violence, and human rights abuses in Rwanda, a small Central African state.

Sexual Orientation, ed. , v.
Sexual Orientation, ed. , v.

Sexual Orientation, ed. , v.

Explores the issues surrounding sexual orientation by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Sexual Violence, ed. , v.
Sexual Violence, ed. , v.

Sexual Violence, ed. , v.

Examines the issue of sexual violence from a variety of international perspectives.

Sexually Transmitted Diseases, ed. , v.
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, ed. , v.

Sexually Transmitted Diseases, ed. , v.

Explores the issues surrounding sexually transmitted diseases by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

Slavery, ed. , v.
Slavery, ed. , v.

Slavery, ed. , v.

Examines the issue of slavery from a variety of international perspectives.

Social Justice, ed. , v.
Social Justice, ed. , v.

Social Justice, ed. , v.

Examines the issue of social justice and equality from a variety of international perspectives.

Social Networking, ed. , v.
Social Networking, ed. , v.

Social Networking, ed. , v.

Examines the issue of online social networks from a variety of international perspectives.

Social Networking, ed. , v.
Social Networking, ed. , v.

Social Networking, ed. , v.

Explores the issues surrounding online social networking technology. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance.

Social Policy: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.
Social Policy: Essential Primary Sources, ed. , v.

Social Policy: 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.

South Africa, ed. , v.
South Africa, ed. , v.

South Africa, ed. , v.

Examines the genocide and persecution of South African people, providing an historical background on Apartheid, a “separateness” of the races, beginning in 1948.

Sri Lanka, ed. , v.
Sri Lanka, ed. , v.

Sri Lanka, ed. , v.

Examines the genocide and persecution of Sri Lanka people, providing a history and overview of the conflict between the Sinhala majority and Tamil minority.

Standardized Testing, ed. , v.
Standardized Testing, ed. , v.

Standardized Testing, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding educational tests and measurements and provides an overview of the topic.

Stem Cells, ed. , v.
Stem Cells, ed. , v.

Stem Cells, ed. , v.

Examines the issues surrounding stem cell research and provides an overview of the topic.

The Armenian Genocide, ed. , v.
The Armenian Genocide, ed. , v.

The Armenian Genocide, ed. , v.

Examines the roots of the Turkish/Armenian conflict, the violence and genocide against the Armenians, and the ongoing struggle over recognition of the genocide.

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

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

This resource covers the entire spectrum of psychology, including: notable people, theories and terms; landmark case studies and experiments; applications of psychology in advertising, medicine and sports; and career information.

The Holocaust, ed. , v.
The Holocaust, ed. , v.

The Holocaust, ed. , v.

Examines the origins of the Holocaust, the means by which Nazi Germany carried it out, and some of the debates it has inspired.

The Kurds, ed. , v.
The Kurds, ed. , v.

The Kurds, ed. , v.

Examines the genocide and persecution of the Kurdish people.

The People's Republic of China, ed. , v.
The People's Republic of China, ed. , v.

The People's Republic of China, ed. , v.

Examines the history of genocide and political persecution of the people of China.

Tibet, ed. , v.
Tibet, ed. , v.

Tibet, ed. , v.

Examines the history of genocide and political persecution of the people of Tibet.

Uganda, ed. , v.
Uganda, ed. , v.

Uganda, ed. , v.

Examines the genocide and persecution of Uganda's people, since it became independent in 1962, who have endured serious violations and denial of their fundamental human and civil rights.

Underage Drinking, ed. , v.
Underage Drinking, ed. , v.

Underage Drinking, ed. , v.

Explores the use and abuse of alcohol by teenagers, discussing the prevalence of binge drinking, the legal issue of the drinking age, and the effectiveness of various preventative measures.

Unemployment, ed. , v.
Unemployment, ed. , v.

Unemployment, ed. , v.

Examines the issue of unemployment from a variety of international perspectives.

Vegetarianism, ed. , v.
Vegetarianism, ed. , v.

Vegetarianism, ed. , v.

Presents readings from a variety of perspectives about the topic of vegetarianism.

Water, ed. , v.
Water, ed. , v.

Water, ed. , v.

Examines the issue of water use and water supply from a variety of international perspectives.

Worker's Rights, ed. , v.
Worker's Rights, ed. , v.

Worker's Rights, ed. , v.

Examines the issue of worker's rights from a variety of international perspectives.

Literature

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.

Censorship in Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451, ed. , v.
Censorship in Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451, ed. , v.

Censorship in Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451, ed. , v.

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

Class Conflict in Charles Dickens's A Tale of Two Cities, ed. , v.
Class Conflict in Charles Dickens's A Tale of Two Cities, ed. , v.

Class Conflict in Charles Dickens's A Tale of Two Cities, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of English-language novelist, Charles Dickens.

Class Conflict in Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights, ed. , v.
Class Conflict in Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights, ed. , v.

Class Conflict in Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights, ed. , v.

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

Colonialism in Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness, ed. , v.
Colonialism in Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness, ed. , v.

Colonialism in Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness, ed. , v.

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

Coming of Age in Sue Monk Kidd's The Secret Lives of Bees, ed. , v.
Coming of Age in Sue Monk Kidd's The Secret Lives of Bees, ed. , v.

Coming of Age in Sue Monk Kidd's The Secret Lives of Bees, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of writer, Sue Monk Kidd.

Concise Major 21st Century Writers, ed. , v.
Concise Major 21st Century Writers, ed. , v.

Concise Major 21st Century Writers, ed. , v.

A comprehensive, five-volume set, Concise Major 21st-Century Writers profiles today’s most outstanding and widely known writers. Clearly written in an easy-to-use format, it collects detailed biographical and bibliographical information on approximately 700 authors who are most often studied in college and high school.

Death in Ernest Hemingway’s The Old Man and the Sea, ed. , v.
Death in Ernest Hemingway’s The Old Man and the Sea, ed. , v.

Death in Ernest Hemingway’s The Old Man and the Sea, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of writer, Ernest Hemingway.

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.

Depression in Sylvia Plath's The Bell Jar, ed. , v.
Depression in Sylvia Plath's The Bell Jar, ed. , v.

Depression in Sylvia Plath's The Bell Jar, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of poet, Sylvia Plath.

Family Dysfunction in Tennessee Williams's The Glass Menagerie, ed. , v.
Family Dysfunction in Tennessee Williams's The Glass Menagerie, ed. , v.

Family Dysfunction in Tennessee Williams's The Glass Menagerie, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of American playwright, Tennessee Williams.

Family Dysfunction in William Faulkner’s As I Lay Dying, ed. , v.
Family Dysfunction in William Faulkner’s As I Lay Dying, ed. , v.

Family Dysfunction in William Faulkner’s As I Lay Dying, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of American writer, William Faulkner.

Gender in Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, ed. , v.
Gender in Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, ed. , v.

Gender in Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, ed. , v.

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

Genocide in Anne Frank's The Diary of a Young Girl, ed. , v.
Genocide in Anne Frank's The Diary of a Young Girl, ed. , v.

Genocide in Anne Frank's The Diary of a Young Girl, ed. , v.

Examines the important literary work of writer, Anne Frank, and the significance of this essay as a Holocaust document, offering viewpoints on genocide in the twenty-first century.

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.

Poverty in John Steinbeck's The Pearl, ed. , v.
Poverty in John Steinbeck's The Pearl, ed. , v.

Poverty in John Steinbeck's The Pearl, ed. , v.

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

Race in John Howard Griffin's Black Like Me, ed. , v.
Race in John Howard Griffin's Black Like Me, ed. , v.

Race in John Howard Griffin's Black Like Me, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of American journalist and author, John Howard Griffin.

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

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

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

Race in William Shakespeare's Othello, ed. , v.
Race in William Shakespeare's Othello, ed. , v.

Race in William Shakespeare's Othello, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of writer, William Shakespeare.

Race in the Poetry of Langston Hughes, ed. , v.
Race in the Poetry of Langston Hughes, ed. , v.

Race in the Poetry of Langston Hughes, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of African American poet, Langston Hughes.

Scribner Writers Online Series, ed. , v.
Scribner Writers Online Series, ed. , v.

Scribner Writers Online Series, ed. , v.

Bio-critical essays on the lives and works of more than 1,400 important authors from around the world. Entries include concise essays, citations, and biographical information that places the author's work in personal and historical context.

Sexuality in William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, ed. , v.
Sexuality in William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, ed. , v.

Sexuality in William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of writer, William Shakespeare.

Sexuality in the Comedies of William Shakespeare, ed. , v.
Sexuality in the Comedies of William Shakespeare, ed. , v.

Sexuality in the Comedies of William Shakespeare, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of writer, William Shakespeare.

Shakespeare for Students, ed. 2, v.
Shakespeare for Students, ed. 2, v.

Shakespeare for Students, ed. 2, v.

Collection of essays by Shakespeare scholars that have been selected for students at the high school or undergraduate college level. Each entry includes an introduction; a plot synopsis; a character list; a discussion of the work's principal themes; information about the style and literary devices used; a conversation about the work's historical context; and a critical overview.

Slavery in Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, ed. , v.
Slavery in Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, ed. , v.

Slavery in Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of African-American social reformer, orator, writer and statesman, Frederick Douglass.

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Environment in Rachel Carson's Silent Spring, ed. , v.
The Environment in Rachel Carson's Silent Spring, ed. , v.

The Environment in Rachel Carson's Silent Spring, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of writer, Rachel Carson.

The Food Industry in Eric Schlosser's Fast Food Nation, ed. , v.
The Food Industry in Eric Schlosser's Fast Food Nation, ed. , v.

The Food Industry in Eric Schlosser's Fast Food Nation, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of journalist and author, Eric Schlosser.

Twayne's Authors Series, ed. , v.
Twayne's Authors Series, ed. , v.

Twayne's Authors Series, ed. , v.

Twayne's is devoted to literary critical interpretation and discussion. It offers in-depth critical introductions to the lives and works of major writers of the world, including close analysis of key works. It provides insightful and original commentary on the history and influence of literary movements.

Violence in Anthony Burgess's A Clockwork Orange, ed. , v.
Violence in Anthony Burgess's A Clockwork Orange, ed. , v.

Violence in Anthony Burgess's A Clockwork Orange, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life and work of author Anthony Burgess, focusing on themes of human nature, violence, and freedom of choice.

Violence in Suzanne Collin's The Hunger Game Trilogy, ed. , v.
Violence in Suzanne Collin's The Hunger Game Trilogy, ed. , v.

Violence in Suzanne Collin's The Hunger Game Trilogy, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

War in Ernest Hemingway’s A Farewell to Arms, ed. , v.
War in Ernest Hemingway’s A Farewell to Arms, ed. , v.

War in Ernest Hemingway’s A Farewell to Arms, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of writer, Ernest Hemingway.

War in Ernest Hemingway’s For Whom the Bell Tolls, ed. , v.
War in Ernest Hemingway’s For Whom the Bell Tolls, ed. , v.

War in Ernest Hemingway’s For Whom the Bell Tolls, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of writer, Ernest Hemingway.

War in John Knowles's A Separate Peace, ed. , v.
War in John Knowles's A Separate Peace, ed. , v.

War in John Knowles's A Separate Peace, ed. , v.

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

War in Tim O'Brien's The Things They Carried, ed. , v.
War in Tim O'Brien's The Things They Carried, ed. , v.

War in Tim O'Brien's The Things They Carried, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of author, Tim O'Brien, depicting his experiences in the Vietnam War.

Wilderness Adventure in Jon Krakauer’s Into the Wild, ed. , v.
Wilderness Adventure in Jon Krakauer’s Into the Wild, ed. , v.

Wilderness Adventure in Jon Krakauer’s Into the Wild, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of writer and mountain climber, Jon Krakauer.

Wilderness in Jack London's The Call of the Wild, ed. , v.
Wilderness in Jack London's The Call of the Wild, ed. , v.

Wilderness in Jack London's The Call of the Wild, ed. , v.

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

Women's Issues in Alice Walker's The Color Purple, ed. , v.
Women's Issues in Alice Walker's The Color Purple, ed. , v.

Women's Issues in Alice Walker's The Color Purple, ed. , v.

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

Women's Issues in Kate Chopin's The Awakening, ed. , v.
Women's Issues in Kate Chopin's The Awakening, ed. , v.

Women's Issues in Kate Chopin's The Awakening, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of writer, Kate Chopin.

Women's Issues in Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale, ed. , v.
Women's Issues in Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale, ed. , v.

Women's Issues in Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale, ed. , v.

Examines Margaret Atwood's life, explores from various angles how Atwood addresses women's issues in The Handmaid's Tale, and considers ongoing issues facing women in the twenty-first century.

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

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

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

History

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 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.

Building the Panama Canal, ed. , v.
Building the Panama Canal, ed. , v.

Building the Panama Canal, ed. , v.

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of the major factors that contributed to the historical building of the Panama Canal, beginning with construction by the United States in 1903.

Chernobyl, ed. , v.
Chernobyl, ed. , v.

Chernobyl, ed. , v.

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of major factors that contributed to the nuclear power accident in the Russian city of Chernobyl.

D-Day, ed. , v.
D-Day, ed. , v.

D-Day, ed. , v.

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces the never-to-be-forgotten event called D-Day, the June 6, 1944, Allied Invasion of Normandy, France, that took place before World War II ended in 1945.

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 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 Modern China, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Modern China, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Modern China, ed. , v.

Provides critical information on the most populous country and most dynamic trade market in the world: the people, politics, economics, religion, philosophy, traditions, art, and literature of this ancient and enduring civilization are explored from the beginning of the nineteenth century to the present day.

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 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 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.

Environmentalism in America, ed. , v.
Environmentalism in America, ed. , v.

Environmentalism in America, ed. , v.

This book reviews important dates of American environmentalism, covering the roots of environmentalism, the conservation movement, and environmental organizations such as the Sierra Club, a powerful voice in support of the welfare of the planet.

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.

Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History, ed. 2, v.
Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History, ed. 2, v.

Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History, ed. 2, 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 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.

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 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.

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.