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A Doll's House, ed. , v.
A Doll's House, ed. , v.

A Doll's House, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work A Dolls House, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author.

A History of Music, ed. , v.
A History of Music, ed. , v.

A History of Music, ed. , v.

This title examines Western music's original European roots, the ways and styles in which it expanded, and how it has grown into an integral part of Western culture.

A New Pot of Gold, ed. , v.
A New Pot of Gold, ed. , v.

A New Pot of Gold, ed. , v.

Looks at the effects of video-cassettes and cable television on Hollywood, and the idiosyncratic visions of newcomers like Spike Lee and Tim Burton.

A Passage to India, ed. , v.
A Passage to India, ed. , v.

A Passage to India, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work A Passage to India, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author.

A Portrait of a Lady, ed. , v.
A Portrait of a Lady, ed. , v.

A Portrait of a Lady, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work The Portrait of a Lady, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author.

A Room of One's Own, ed. , v.
A Room of One's Own, ed. , v.

A Room of One's Own, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work A Room of One's Own, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author.

A Separate Peace, ed. , v.
A Separate Peace, ed. , v.

A Separate Peace, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work A Separate Peace, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author.

A Streetcar Named Desire, ed. , v.
A Streetcar Named Desire, ed. , v.

A Streetcar Named Desire, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work A Streetcar Named Desire, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author.

A Tale of Two Cities, ed. , v.
A Tale of Two Cities, ed. , v.

A Tale of Two Cities, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work A Tale of Two Cities, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author.

A.E. Housman Revisited, ed. , v.
A.E. Housman Revisited, ed. , v.

A.E. Housman Revisited, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of A.E. Housman.

Abortion, ed. 2016, v.
Abortion, ed. 2016, v.

Abortion, ed. 2016, v.

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

Abortion, ed. 2018, v.
Abortion, ed. 2018, v.

Abortion, ed. 2018, v.

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

Absalom, Absalom! The Questioning of Fictions, ed. , v.
Absalom, Absalom! The Questioning of Fictions, ed. , v.

Absalom, Absalom! The Questioning of Fictions, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work Absalom, Absalom!, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author.

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.

Acronyms, Initialisms & Abbreviations Dictionary, ed. 51, v.
Acronyms, Initialisms & Abbreviations Dictionary, ed. 51, v.

Acronyms, Initialisms & Abbreviations Dictionary, ed. 51, v.

Provides definitions of a wide variety of acronyms, initialisms, abbreviations and similar contractions, translating them into their full names or meanings. Terms from subject areas such as associations, education, the Internet, medicine and others are included.

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, ed. , v.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, ed. , v.

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author.

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

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

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

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

African American Eras, ed. , v.

Covers a different era of importance to African American culture and includes the events, lifestyles, social history, and key figures unique to that time; included are eyewitness accounts and primary documents.

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

African American Eras, ed. , v.

Covers the time period of 1865 through 1965; topics include the arts, medicine and health, education, religion, government and politics, law, and trade related to the African American experience.

African American Literature for Students, ed. , v. 1
African American Literature for Students, ed. , v. 1

African American Literature for Students, ed. , v. 1

Highlights African America literature, providing representation of literary works for all students. Discussion of classic and contemporary works also includes the social, political, cultural, and historical context of each work. Focuses on up-and-coming authors as well as works from tried and true authors that have not been covered before, and contains a mix of genres, including novels, poems, short stories, and dramas.

African American Writers, ed. 2, v.
African American Writers, ed. 2, v.

African American Writers, ed. 2, v.

Contains biographical and critical essays on the work of important African American writers. Presents scholar-signed essays prepared by experts in the field.

African Children's and Youth Literature, ed. , v.
African Children's and Youth Literature, ed. , v.

African Children's and Youth Literature, ed. , v.

Provides a critical introduction to African children's and youth literature.

African Writers, ed. , v.
African Writers, ed. , v.

African Writers, ed. , v.

Contains essays on African writers from seventeen countries writing in English, French, Portuguese, Arabic, and indigenous languages. Subjects span the late nineteenth century to the present.

Alcohol, Tobacco, and Illicit Drugs, ed. 2017, v.
Alcohol, Tobacco, and Illicit Drugs, ed. 2017, v.

Alcohol, Tobacco, and Illicit Drugs, ed. 2017, v.

This volume focuses on the social and moral issues surrounding alcohol, tobacco, and illicit drugs.

Alexis de Tocqueville, ed. , v.
Alexis de Tocqueville, ed. , v.

Alexis de Tocqueville, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Alexis de Tocqueville.

Alfred Lord Tennyson, ed. , v.
Alfred Lord Tennyson, ed. , v.

Alfred Lord Tennyson, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Alfred Lord Tennyson.

Algernon C. Swinburne, ed. , v.
Algernon C. Swinburne, ed. , v.

Algernon C. Swinburne, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Algernon C. Swinburne.

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, ed. , v.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, ed. , v.

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author.

Alison Lurie, ed. , v.
Alison Lurie, ed. , v.

Alison Lurie, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Alison Lurie.

All Quiet on the Western Front, ed. , v.
All Quiet on the Western Front, ed. , v.

All Quiet on the Western Front, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work All Quiet on the Western Front, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author.

All's Well That Ends Well, ed. , v.
All's Well That Ends Well, ed. , v.

All's Well That Ends Well, ed. , v.

Provides a survey of the history of the Shakespeare's play, All's Well That Ends Well, in criticism and performance and discusses key themes.

Alternative Energy, ed. 2, v.
Alternative Energy, ed. 2, v.

Alternative Energy, ed. 2, v.

Introduces students to issues surrounding current energy sources and alternative energy options.

America in the World, 1776 to the Present, ed. , v.
America in the World, 1776 to the Present, ed. , v.

America in the World, 1776 to the Present, ed. , v.

This set provides a transnational view of US history, focusing on the role of Americans and the US while analyzing how the world has influenced the US and Americans. It examines the impact of US policies on the world, as well as on the domestic agenda and discusses the increasingly important role of the US, from the early days of the republic to the present.

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

American Civil War Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

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

American Decades Primary Sources, ed. , v.

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

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

American Decades Primary Sources, ed. , v. 11

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

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

American Decades, ed. , v.

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

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

American Decades, ed. , v.

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

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

American Eras, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

American Feminist Playwrights, ed. , v.
American Feminist Playwrights, ed. , v.

American Feminist Playwrights, ed. , v.

Provides analysis of American playwrights whose works have a strong feminist message. Covers four eras, including feminist dramatists of colonial America, the suffrage plays of the early women's movement, the social protest dramas of the 1920s and 1930s, and the plays advocating equal rights from the late 1960s onward.

American Governance, ed. , v.
American Governance, ed. , v.

American Governance, ed. , v.

Provides answers on all questions related to the variety of ways by which the American people govern themselves – from their constitutions and governments to the political norms and ideals that guide their actions as citizens and leaders; to local communities, civic associations, and political associations people form for collective deliberation and action; and to the relationships they form with their elected representatives.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

American Law Yearbook, ed. , v.
American Law Yearbook, ed. , v.

American Law Yearbook, ed. , v.

An annual supplement to the Gale Encyclopedia of American Law that updates and expands the content with new topics, updates, biographies of prominent figures and government appointees, and other features. Each year's edition contains the full U.S. Supreme Court docket in addition to the non-Supreme Court cases. Includes a glossary of legal terms.

American Men & Women of Science, ed. 37, v.
American Men & Women of Science, ed. 37, v.

American Men & Women of Science, ed. 37, v.

Profiles living persons in the physical and biological fields, as well as public health scientists, engineers, mathematicians, statisticians, and computer scientists.

American Nature Writers, ed. , v.
American Nature Writers, ed. , v.

American Nature Writers, ed. , v.

Provides a history and criticism of the nature writing genre and biographical and critical essays on individual writers, including novelists, playwrights, essayists, poets, and short story writers.

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

American Revolution Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

American Writers Classics, ed. , v. 1
American Writers Classics, ed. , v. 1

American Writers Classics, ed. , v. 1

Provide a historical overview of 18 widely studied works as well as a close reading of each and a consideration of its critical reception. This volume spans the century from 1896 to 1985.

American Writers Classics, ed. , v. 2
American Writers Classics, ed. , v. 2

American Writers Classics, ed. , v. 2

Provides classics of American literature. This volumes covers 20 works, including novels, short story and poem series, plays, long poems, autobiographies, and nonfiction pieces.

American Writers, Retrospective Supplement 1, ed. , v.
American Writers, Retrospective Supplement 1, ed. , v.

American Writers, Retrospective Supplement 1, ed. , v.

Contains biographical and critical essays on the work of important American writers. Presents scholar-signed essays prepared by experts in the field.

American Writers, Retrospective Supplement 2, ed. , v.
American Writers, Retrospective Supplement 2, ed. , v.

American Writers, Retrospective Supplement 2, ed. , v.

Contains biographical and critical essays on the work of important American writers. Presents scholar-signed essays prepared by experts in the field.

American Writers, Retrospective Supplement 3, ed. , v.
American Writers, Retrospective Supplement 3, ed. , v.

American Writers, Retrospective Supplement 3, ed. , v.

Contains biographical and critical essays on the work of important American writers. Presents scholar-signed essays prepared by experts in the field.

American Writers, Supplement 1, ed. , v.
American Writers, Supplement 1, ed. , v.

American Writers, Supplement 1, ed. , v.

Contains biographical and critical essays on the work of important American writers. Presents scholar-signed essays prepared by experts in the field.

American Writers, Supplement 10, ed. , v.
American Writers, Supplement 10, ed. , v.

American Writers, Supplement 10, ed. , v.

Contains biographical and critical essays on the work of important American writers. Presents scholar-signed essays prepared by experts in the field.

American Writers, Supplement 11, ed. , v.
American Writers, Supplement 11, ed. , v.

American Writers, Supplement 11, ed. , v.

Contains biographical and critical essays on the work of important American writers. Presents scholar-signed essays prepared by experts in the field.

American Writers, Supplement 12, ed. , v.
American Writers, Supplement 12, ed. , v.

American Writers, Supplement 12, ed. , v.

Contains biographical and critical essays on the work of important American writers. Presents scholar-signed essays prepared by experts in the field.

American Writers, Supplement 13, ed. , v.
American Writers, Supplement 13, ed. , v.

American Writers, Supplement 13, ed. , v.

Contains biographical and critical essays on the work of important American writers. Presents scholar-signed essays prepared by experts in the field.

American Writers, Supplement 14, ed. , v.
American Writers, Supplement 14, ed. , v.

American Writers, Supplement 14, ed. , v.

Contains biographical and critical essays on the work of important American writers. Presents scholar-signed essays prepared by experts in the field.

American Writers, Supplement 15, ed. , v.
American Writers, Supplement 15, ed. , v.

American Writers, Supplement 15, ed. , v.

Contains biographical and critical essays on the work of important American writers. Presents scholar-signed essays prepared by experts in the field.

American Writers, Supplement 19, ed. , v.
American Writers, Supplement 19, ed. , v.

American Writers, Supplement 19, ed. , v.

Contains biographical and critical essays on the work of important American writers. Presents scholar-signed essays prepared by experts in the field.

American Writers, Supplement 20, ed. , v.
American Writers, Supplement 20, ed. , v.

American Writers, Supplement 20, ed. , v.

Contains biographical and critical essays on the work of important American writers. Presents scholar-signed essays prepared by experts in the field.

American Writers, Supplement 26, ed. , v.
American Writers, Supplement 26, ed. , v.

American Writers, Supplement 26, ed. , v.

Contains biographical and critical essays on the work of important American writers. Presents scholar-signed essays prepared by experts in the field.

American Writers, Supplement 27, ed. , v.
American Writers, Supplement 27, ed. , v.

American Writers, Supplement 27, ed. , v.

Contains biographical and critical essays on the work of important American writers. Presents scholar-signed essays prepared by experts in the field.

American Writers, Supplement 28, ed. , v.
American Writers, Supplement 28, ed. , v.

American Writers, Supplement 28, ed. , v.

Contains biographical and critical essays on the work of important American writers. Presents scholar-signed essays prepared by experts in the field.

American Writers, Supplement 29, ed. 29, v.
American Writers, Supplement 29, ed. 29, v.

American Writers, Supplement 29, ed. 29, v.

Contains biographical and critical essays on the work of important American writers. Presents scholar-signed essays prepared by experts in the field.

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.

An Evening's Entertainment, ed. , v.
An Evening's Entertainment, ed. , v.

An Evening's Entertainment, ed. , v.

Chronicles how theatrical feature films dominated newly developed movie palaces, how expressive film faces became household names, and how Hollywood became the center of film as a major growth industry.

Anatole France, ed. , v.
Anatole France, ed. , v.

Anatole France, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Anatole France.

Anaïs Nin, ed. , v.
Anaïs Nin, ed. , v.

Anaïs Nin, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Anaïs Nin.

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

Ancient Civilizations Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

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

Ancient Greece and Rome, ed. , v.

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

Andrew Marvell Revisited, ed. , v.
Andrew Marvell Revisited, ed. , v.

Andrew Marvell Revisited, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Andrew Marvell.

Animal Farm, ed. , v.
Animal Farm, ed. , v.

Animal Farm, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work Animal Farm, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author.

Animal Rights, ed. 2018, v.
Animal Rights, ed. 2018, v.

Animal Rights, ed. 2018, v.

This volume focuses on the social and moral issues surrounding animal rights.

Animal Sciences, ed. , v.
Animal Sciences, ed. , v.

Animal Sciences, ed. , v.

Provides a wide range of scientific, historical and cultural information about the animal world. Covers careers in the animal sciences in addition to biological concepts, the history of zoology, biographies of scientists, and ethical issues such as the practice of animal experimentation. Includes illustrations, sidebars, charts, a glossary, bibliographies, filmographies and the addresses of institutions devoted to the protection and study of wild and domesticated animals.

Anna Karenina, ed. , v.
Anna Karenina, ed. , v.

Anna Karenina, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work Anna Karenina, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author.

Anne Rice, ed. , v.
Anne Rice, ed. , v.

Anne Rice, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Anne Rice.

Anton Chekhov, ed. , v.
Anton Chekhov, ed. , v.

Anton Chekhov, ed. , v.

Provides an in-depth critical introduction to the short stories of Anton Chekhov. Includes a detailed analyses of every significant story, biographical information, a chronology of the artist's life and works, and a representative selection of critical responses.

Aphra Behn, ed. , v.
Aphra Behn, ed. , v.

Aphra Behn, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Aphra Behn.

Applying the Flipped Classroom Model to English Language Arts Education, ed. , v.
Applying the Flipped Classroom Model to English Language Arts Education, ed. , v.

Applying the Flipped Classroom Model to English Language Arts Education, ed. , v.

This book provides a comprehensive examination of the latest strategies for incorporating the flipped classroom technique into English language courses. It highlights innovative practices and applications in many areas, such as curriculum development, digital tools, and instructional design.

Aristotle, ed. , v.
Aristotle, ed. , v.

Aristotle, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Aristotle.

Arthur Miller, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Arthur Miller, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Arthur Miller, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Arthur Miller.

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

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

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

As I Lay Dying, ed. , v.
As I Lay Dying, ed. , v.

As I Lay Dying, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work As I Lay Dying, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author.

Astrid Lindgren, ed. , v.
Astrid Lindgren, ed. , v.

Astrid Lindgren, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Astrid Lindgren.

August Strindberg, ed. , v.
August Strindberg, ed. , v.

August Strindberg, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of August Strindberg.

August Wilson, ed. , v.
August Wilson, ed. , v.

August Wilson, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of August Wilson.

Augustine, ed. , v.
Augustine, ed. , v.

Augustine, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Augustine.

Authors and Artists for Young Adults, ed. , v. 55
Authors and Artists for Young Adults, ed. , v. 55

Authors and Artists for Young Adults, ed. , v. 55

Covers the writers, artists, film directors, graphic novelists, and other creative personalities that most interest young adults. Entries include personal behind-the-scenes information, portraits, movie stills, bibliographies, and more. International in scope.

Ayn Rand, ed. , v.
Ayn Rand, ed. , v.

Ayn Rand, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Ayn Rand.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Barbara Pym, ed. , v.
Barbara Pym, ed. , v.

Barbara Pym, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Barbara Pym.

Beatrix Potter, ed. , v.
Beatrix Potter, ed. , v.

Beatrix Potter, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Beatrix Potter.

Bede, the Venerable, ed. , v.
Bede, the Venerable, ed. , v.

Bede, the Venerable, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Bede, the Venerable.

Ben Jonson Revised, ed. , v.
Ben Jonson Revised, ed. , v.

Ben Jonson Revised, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Ben Jonson.

Benjamin Franklin, ed. , v.
Benjamin Franklin, ed. , v.

Benjamin Franklin, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of the writings of Benjamin Franklin.

Bernard Malamud Revisited, ed. , v.
Bernard Malamud Revisited, ed. , v.

Bernard Malamud Revisited, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Bernard Malamud.

Bernard Malamud, ed. , v.
Bernard Malamud, ed. , v.

Bernard Malamud, ed. , v.

Provides an in-depth critical introduction to the short stories of Bernard Malamud. Includes a detailed analyses of every significant story, biographical information, a chronology of the artist's life and works, and a representative selection of critical responses.

Bertolt Brecht, ed. , v.
Bertolt Brecht, ed. , v.

Bertolt Brecht, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Bertolt Brecht.

Bertrand Russell, ed. , v.
Bertrand Russell, ed. , v.

Bertrand Russell, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Bertrand Russell.

Betsy Byars, ed. , v.
Betsy Byars, ed. , v.

Betsy Byars, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Betsy Byars.

Beverly Cleary, ed. , v.
Beverly Cleary, ed. , v.

Beverly Cleary, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Beverly Cleary.

Bharati Mukherjee, ed. , v.
Bharati Mukherjee, ed. , v.

Bharati Mukherjee, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Bharati Mukherjee.

Big Game Hunting, ed. , v.
Big Game Hunting, ed. , v.

Big Game Hunting, ed. , v.

This book presents various points-of-view and key players in the public discourse on hunting large game, from deer and moose, to endangered species such as elephants and rhinoceros. It explores the practice of big game hunting, hunting as a wildlife management approach, and controversies and laws related to big game hunting, including big game hunting in Africa.

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.

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

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

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

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.

Biotechnology, ed. , v.
Biotechnology, ed. , v.

Biotechnology, ed. , v.

Examines biotechnology and related subjects in the context of science, government, politics, culture and society, and the environment. It also covers historical, political and ethical debates and issues.

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

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

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

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

Black Literature Criticism, ed. 2, v.

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

Black Writers and the Hispanic Canon, ed. , v.
Black Writers and the Hispanic Canon, ed. , v.

Black Writers and the Hispanic Canon, ed. , v.

Provides a critical introduction to Black Writers and the Hispanic Canon.

Blaise Pascal, ed. , v.
Blaise Pascal, ed. , v.

Blaise Pascal, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Blaise Pascal.

Bleak House, ed. , v.
Bleak House, ed. , v.

Bleak House, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work Bleak House, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author.

Blood Wedding, Yerma, and The House of Bernarda Alba, ed. , v.
Blood Wedding, Yerma, and The House of Bernarda Alba, ed. , v.

Blood Wedding, Yerma, and The House of Bernarda Alba, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work Blood Wedding, Yerma, and The House of Bernarda Alba, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author.

Bloodiest Civil War Battles, ed. , v.
Bloodiest Civil War Battles, ed. , v.

Bloodiest Civil War Battles, ed. , v.

This book explores the computer science concept of data analysis, and how to look at data from the American Civil War and analyze its implications. This nonfiction book is paired with the fiction book Sanjay's Civil War Project (ISBN: 9781508137795), an age-appropriate curricular topic, to deepen readers' learning experience and show how data analysis works in the real world.

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.

Books to Film: Cinematic Adaptations of Literary Works, ed. , v. 1
Books to Film: Cinematic Adaptations of Literary Works, ed. , v. 1

Books to Film: Cinematic Adaptations of Literary Works, ed. , v. 1

Covers literary adaptations in four main categories: classic literature; contemporary bestsellers and popular fiction; nonfiction, encompassing biography, true crime, history, and memoirs; and children’s and young adult literature. Sidebars will highlight people, such as authors, film directors, screenwriters, actors, producers, who are particularly identified with adaptation or a particular work.

Boom and Bust, ed. , v.
Boom and Bust, ed. , v.

Boom and Bust, ed. , v.

Covers the period of 1939-1949, when the film industry came to grips with the development of the documentary, a shift to independent production, renewed government antitrust activity, and the emergence of television as a competitor.

Borges Revisited, ed. , v.
Borges Revisited, ed. , v.

Borges Revisited, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Borges.

Boris Pasternak, ed. , v.
Boris Pasternak, ed. , v.

Boris Pasternak, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Boris Pasternak.

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

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

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

Bram Stoker, ed. , v.
Bram Stoker, ed. , v.

Bram Stoker, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Bram Stoker.

Brave New World, ed. , v.
Brave New World, ed. , v.

Brave New World, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work Brave New World, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author.

Bret Harte, ed. , v.
Bret Harte, ed. , v.

Bret Harte, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Bret Harte.

Brideshead Revisited, ed. , v.
Brideshead Revisited, ed. , v.

Brideshead Revisited, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work Brideshead Revisited, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author.

British Women Fiction Writers of the 1890s, ed. , v.
British Women Fiction Writers of the 1890s, ed. , v.

British Women Fiction Writers of the 1890s, ed. , v.

Provides a critical introduction to British women fiction writers of the 1890s.

British Writers, Retrospective Supplement 3, ed. , v.
British Writers, Retrospective Supplement 3, ed. , v.

British Writers, Retrospective Supplement 3, ed. , v.

A collection of critical essays covering writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the 14th century to the present day.

British Writers, Supplement 10, ed. , v.
British Writers, Supplement 10, ed. , v.

British Writers, Supplement 10, ed. , v.

Covers writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the fourteenth century to the present day. Includes in-depth critical and biographical analysis.

British Writers, Supplement 11, ed. , v.
British Writers, Supplement 11, ed. , v.

British Writers, Supplement 11, ed. , v.

Covers writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the fourteenth century to the present day. Includes in-depth critical and biographical analysis.

British Writers, Supplement 12, ed. , v.
British Writers, Supplement 12, ed. , v.

British Writers, Supplement 12, ed. , v.

Covers writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the fourteenth century to the present day. Includes in-depth critical and biographical analysis.

British Writers, Supplement 13, ed. , v.
British Writers, Supplement 13, ed. , v.

British Writers, Supplement 13, ed. , v.

Covers writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the fourteenth century to the present day. Includes in-depth critical and biographical analysis.

British Writers, Supplement 14, ed. , v.
British Writers, Supplement 14, ed. , v.

British Writers, Supplement 14, ed. , v.

Covers writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the fourteenth century to the present day. Includes in-depth critical and biographical analysis.

British Writers, Supplement 21, ed. , v.
British Writers, Supplement 21, ed. , v.

British Writers, Supplement 21, ed. , v.

Covers writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the fourteenth century to the present day. Includes in-depth critical and biographical analysis.

British Writers, Supplement 22, ed. , v.
British Writers, Supplement 22, ed. , v.

British Writers, Supplement 22, ed. , v.

Covers writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the fourteenth century to the present day. Includes in-depth critical and biographical analysis.

British Writers, Supplement 23, ed. , v.
British Writers, Supplement 23, ed. , v.

British Writers, Supplement 23, ed. , v.

Covers writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the fourteenth century to the present day. Includes in-depth critical and biographical analysis.

British Writers, Supplement 24, ed. , v.
British Writers, Supplement 24, ed. , v.

British Writers, Supplement 24, ed. , v.

Covers writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the fourteenth century to the present day. Includes in-depth critical and biographical analysis.

British Writers, Supplement 25, ed. , v.
British Writers, Supplement 25, ed. , v.

British Writers, Supplement 25, ed. , v.

Covers writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the fourteenth century to the present day. Includes in-depth critical and biographical analysis.

British Writers, Supplement 5, ed. , v.
British Writers, Supplement 5, ed. , v.

British Writers, Supplement 5, ed. , v.

Covers writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the fourteenth century to the present day. Includes in-depth critical and biographical analysis.

British Writers, Supplement 6, ed. , v.
British Writers, Supplement 6, ed. , v.

British Writers, Supplement 6, ed. , v.

Covers writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the fourteenth century to the present day. Includes in-depth critical and biographical analysis.

British Writers, Supplement 7, ed. , v.
British Writers, Supplement 7, ed. , v.

British Writers, Supplement 7, ed. , v.

Covers writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the fourteenth century to the present day. Includes in-depth critical and biographical analysis.

British Writers, Supplement 8, ed. , v.
British Writers, Supplement 8, ed. , v.

British Writers, Supplement 8, ed. , v.

Covers writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the fourteenth century to the present day. Includes in-depth critical and biographical analysis.

British Writers, Supplement 9, ed. , v.
British Writers, Supplement 9, ed. , v.

British Writers, Supplement 9, ed. , v.

Covers writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the fourteenth century to the present day. Includes in-depth critical and biographical analysis.

Buddenbrooks, ed. , v.
Buddenbrooks, ed. , v.

Buddenbrooks, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work Buddenbrooks, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author.

Build Your Debugging Skills, ed. , v.
Build Your Debugging Skills, ed. , v.

Build Your Debugging Skills, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers to the process for dealing with and fixing errors in computer code: debugging. Activities that help readers develop their logic skills and an eagle eye for spotting errors, both of which are indispensible in coding and helpful in many other areas as well, are also included.

Build Your UX and UI Design Skills, ed. , v.
Build Your UX and UI Design Skills, ed. , v.

Build Your UX and UI Design Skills, ed. , v.

This book teaches the importance of UX and UI designers and introduces the practices of good software design, all while stimulating readers with unique, engaging activities.

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

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

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

Bullying, ed. , v.
Bullying, ed. , v.

Bullying, ed. , v.

This book presents students with context for today’s concerns on bullying, with many students witnessing first-hand the damage bullying behavior can inflict. It includes a history of bullying through the ages and early studies and attempts to curb bullying behavior as well as such topics as cyberbullying, anti-bullying campaigns, and issues facing students and caregivers today, like whether cyberbullying should be criminalized.

Business Leader Profiles for Students, ed. , v.
Business Leader Profiles for Students, ed. , v.

Business Leader Profiles for Students, ed. , v.

Profiles of significant contributors to business and industry, past and present, written especially for high school students.

Business Plans Handbook, ed. , v. 5
Business Plans Handbook, ed. , v. 5

Business Plans Handbook, ed. , v. 5

Actual business plans compiled by, and aimed at, entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses. Presents sample plans taken from businesses in the manufacturing, retail and service industries which serve as examples of how to approach, structure and compose business plans.

C.P. Snow, ed. , v.
C.P. Snow, ed. , v.

C.P. Snow, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of C.P. Snow.

C.S. Lewis, ed. , v.
C.S. Lewis, ed. , v.

C.S. Lewis, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of C.S. Lewis.

Calderón de la Barca, ed. , v.
Calderón de la Barca, ed. , v.

Calderón de la Barca, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Spanish author Calderon de la Barca.

Candide, ed. , v.
Candide, ed. , v.

Candide, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work Candide, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author.

Capital Punishment, ed. 2018, v.
Capital Punishment, ed. 2018, v.

Capital Punishment, ed. 2018, v.

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

Captain John Smith, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Captain John Smith, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Captain John Smith, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

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

Career Information Center, ed. 10, v.
Career Information Center, ed. 10, v.

Career Information Center, ed. 10, v.

Provides the most current information available on careers in the United States and Canada to people of all ages and all stages of career development. Each volume covers a career cluster and its common career pathways. Job profiles cover the following: job facts, nature of work, work environment, education, licenses, certification, and training, job outlook, similar occupations, and sources of additional information such as books, audio/visual materials, and organizations.

Careers and Occupations, ed. 2016, v.
Careers and Occupations, ed. 2016, v.

Careers and Occupations, ed. 2016, v.

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

Carl Sandburg, ed. , v.
Carl Sandburg, ed. , v.

Carl Sandburg, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Carl Sandburg.

Carolyn G. Heilbrun, ed. , v.
Carolyn G. Heilbrun, ed. , v.

Carolyn G. Heilbrun, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Carolyn G. Heilbrun.

Carson McCullers, ed. , v.
Carson McCullers, ed. , v.

Carson McCullers, ed. , v.

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

CaseBase: Case Studies in Global Business, ed. , v. 1
CaseBase: Case Studies in Global Business, ed. , v. 1

CaseBase: Case Studies in Global Business, ed. , v. 1

Covers business case studies focused on issues in emerging markets and emerging industries across the globe.

Catch-22, ed. , v.
Catch-22, ed. , v.

Catch-22, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work Catch-22, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author.

Cervantes, ed. , v.
Cervantes, ed. , v.

Cervantes, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Cervantes.

Cesare Pavese, ed. , v.
Cesare Pavese, ed. , v.

Cesare Pavese, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Cesare Pavese.

Chaim Potok, ed. , v.
Chaim Potok, ed. , v.

Chaim Potok, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Chaim Potok.

Charles Baudelaire Revisited, ed. , v.
Charles Baudelaire Revisited, ed. , v.

Charles Baudelaire Revisited, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Charles Baudelaire.

Charles Brockden Brown, ed. , v.
Charles Brockden Brown, ed. , v.

Charles Brockden Brown, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of author Charles Brockden Brown.

Charles Darwin, ed. , v.
Charles Darwin, ed. , v.

Charles Darwin, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Charles Darwin.

Charles Dickens Revisited, ed. , v.
Charles Dickens Revisited, ed. , v.

Charles Dickens Revisited, ed. , v.

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

Charles Dickens, ed. , v.
Charles Dickens, ed. , v.

Charles Dickens, ed. , v.

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

Charles Lamb, ed. , v.
Charles Lamb, ed. , v.

Charles Lamb, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Charles Lamb.

Charles Olson, ed. , v.
Charles Olson, ed. , v.

Charles Olson, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Charles Olson.

Charles W. Chesnutt, ed. , v.
Charles W. Chesnutt, ed. , v.

Charles W. Chesnutt, ed. , v.

Provides an in-depth critical introduction to the short stories of Charles W. Chesnutt. Includes a detailed analyses of every significant story, biographical information, a chronology of the artist's life and works, and a representative selection of critical responses.

Charlotte Brontë, ed. , v.
Charlotte Brontë, ed. , v.

Charlotte Brontë, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Charlotte Brontë.

Charlotte Brontë, ed. , v.
Charlotte Brontë, ed. , v.

Charlotte Brontë, ed. , v.

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

Charlotte Perkins Gilman, ed. , v.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman, ed. , v.

Charlotte Perkins Gilman, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Charlotte Perkins Gilman.

Charlotte Smith, ed. , v.
Charlotte Smith, ed. , v.

Charlotte Smith, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Charlotte Smith.

Chateaubriand, ed. , v.
Chateaubriand, ed. , v.

Chateaubriand, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Chateaubriand.

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

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

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

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

Chemical Compounds, ed. , v.

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

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

Chemical Elements, ed. 2, v.

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

Chemistry in Your Everyday Life, ed. , v.
Chemistry in Your Everyday Life, ed. , v.

Chemistry in Your Everyday Life, ed. , v.

This book examines some of the principles of chemistry, such as the properties and behaviors of atoms and molecules. Sidebars include discussions on animals that can live thirty years without water, the Maillard reaction responsible for the taste and texture of french fries, the increase of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, and how tires provide a cushion of air to smooth our rides. Hands-on science activities are also provided.

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

Chemistry, ed. , v.

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

Chester Himes, ed. , v.
Chester Himes, ed. , v.

Chester Himes, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Chester Himes.

Child Abuse and Domestic Violence, ed. 2017, v.
Child Abuse and Domestic Violence, ed. 2017, v.

Child Abuse and Domestic Violence, ed. 2017, v.

Provides information on the prevalence, causes, and devastating consequences of this type of violence. Also covers the challenges that domestic violence and child abuse pose to the legal system.

Child Development, ed. , v.
Child Development, ed. , v.

Child Development, ed. , v.

Covers human development from conception through adolescence, summarizing the latest research on physical, cognitive, social and emotional development and behavior, including areas of law, medicine, psychiatry, and demography among others.

Children's Literature Review, ed. , v. 93
Children's Literature Review, ed. , v. 93

Children's Literature Review, ed. , v. 93

Presents full-text literary criticism on writers and illustrators for children and young adults. Critical essays are selected from leading sources, including published journals, magazines, books, monographs, reviews, and scholarly papers.

Children's Literature in Canada, ed. , v.
Children's Literature in Canada, ed. , v.

Children's Literature in Canada, ed. , v.

Provides a critical introduction to children's literature in Canada.

Chinua Achebe, ed. , v.
Chinua Achebe, ed. , v.

Chinua Achebe, ed. , v.

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

Christina Rossetti, ed. , v.
Christina Rossetti, ed. , v.

Christina Rossetti, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Christina Rossetti.

Christopher Fry, ed. , v.
Christopher Fry, ed. , v.

Christopher Fry, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Christopher Fry.

Christopher Isherwood, ed. , v.
Christopher Isherwood, ed. , v.

Christopher Isherwood, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Christopher Isherwood.

Chrétien de Troyes Revisited, ed. , v.
Chrétien de Troyes Revisited, ed. , v.

Chrétien de Troyes Revisited, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Chretien de Troyes.

Cities of the United States, ed. 9, v.
Cities of the United States, ed. 9, v.

Cities of the United States, ed. 9, v.

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

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

Cities of the World, ed. 6, v.

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

Civilization and Its Discontents, ed. , v.
Civilization and Its Discontents, ed. , v.

Civilization and Its Discontents, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work Civilization and Its Discontents, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author.

Claude Lévi-Strauss, ed. , v.
Claude Lévi-Strauss, ed. , v.

Claude Lévi-Strauss, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Claude Levi-Strauss.

Claude McKay, ed. , v.
Claude McKay, ed. , v.

Claude McKay, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Claude McKay.

Clifford Odets, ed. , v.
Clifford Odets, ed. , v.

Clifford Odets, ed. , v.

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

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

Climate Change, ed. , v.

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

Code Breaker, ed. , v.
Code Breaker, ed. , v.

Code Breaker, ed. , v.

This book equips you to use computational thinking and coding in your classroom, regardless of your computer skill level, to increase creativity, remix assessment, and develop a class of coder ninjas!

Coding Careers in Entertainment and Games, ed. , v.
Coding Careers in Entertainment and Games, ed. , v.

Coding Careers in Entertainment and Games, ed. , v.

This book looks at the opportunities for coding jobs available in the entertainment and gaming industry. Many of today’s most popular movies and TV shows are increasingly dependent on computer-generated special effects. This guide provides sound advice on how aspiring student coders can turn their passion into a lucrative career.

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

Cold War Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

Colette, ed. , v.
Colette, ed. , v.

Colette, ed. , v.

Provides an in-depth critical introduction to the short stories of Colette. Includes a detailed analyses of every significant story, biographical information, a chronology of the artist's life and works, and a representative selection of critical responses.

Colette, ed. , v.
Colette, ed. , v.

Colette, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Colette.

Collaborative Information Behavior, ed. , v.
Collaborative Information Behavior, ed. , v.

Collaborative Information Behavior, ed. , v.

Presents current research and practices in the area of collaborative information behavior for professionals, educators and researchers in the fields of information science, knowledge management, human-computer interaction and computer-supported cooperative work.

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

Colonial America Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

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

Company Profiles for Students, ed. , v.

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

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

Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography, ed. , v.

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

Computer Sciences, ed. 2, v.
Computer Sciences, ed. 2, v.

Computer Sciences, ed. 2, v.

Reviews the history of computer science, discusses concepts, and profiles contributors in the field. Also explores the impact of computers on society, with examples in literature and film to illustrate and support trends. Includes illustrations, sidebars, bibliographies, filmographies, timelines, charts, and a glossary. For general audiences.

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.

Conrad Aiken, ed. , v.
Conrad Aiken, ed. , v.

Conrad Aiken, ed. , v.

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

Conrad Richter, ed. , v.
Conrad Richter, ed. , v.

Conrad Richter, ed. , v.

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

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

Constitutional Amendments, ed. 2, v.

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

Consumer Health Care, ed. , v.
Consumer Health Care, ed. , v.

Consumer Health Care, ed. , v.

This text focuses on the U.S. healthcare system and the individual’s experience with it. Entries cover topics related to the current state of health insurance, the various kinds (including government programs like Medicare and Medicaid) and methods of its delivery, as well as the history of insurance and the evolution of our current for-profit system. Healthcare legislation and reform is also discussed.

Contemporary American Religion, ed. , v.
Contemporary American Religion, ed. , v.

Contemporary American Religion, ed. , v.

Explores contemporary American religion in all its diversity. In addition to profiling religious groups, from the modern forms of Catholicism and Judaism to cults such as Heaven's Gate and the Branch Davidians, the set includes articles on cultural, social, and legal issues, as well as holidays and celebrations, the arts, and other topics. 2 volumes. For general and academic audiences.

Contemporary Authors, New Revision Series, ed. , v. 114
Contemporary Authors, New Revision Series, ed. , v. 114

Contemporary Authors, New Revision Series, ed. , v. 114

A biographical and bibliographical guide to current writers in all fields including poetry, fiction and nonfiction, journalism, drama, television and movies. Includes the most recent data on the world's most-popular authors. Profile sketches are entirely revised and completely replace the original Contemporary Authors entries. Each volume contains approximately 250 writers.

Contemporary Authors, ed. , v. 206
Contemporary Authors, ed. , v. 206

Contemporary Authors, ed. , v. 206

Provides biographical details on thousands of modern novelists, poets, playwrights, nonfiction writers, journalists and scriptwriters. Includes current writers as well as the most-studied literary figures of the early 20th century and authors from around the world. Information is provided by the authors themselves or drawn from published interviews, feature stories, book reviews and other materials provided by the authors/publishers.

Contemporary Black Biography, ed. , v. 42
Contemporary Black Biography, ed. , v. 42

Contemporary Black Biography, ed. , v. 42

Provides biographical profiles of the important and influential persons of African American and/or black heritage. Covers persons of various nationalities in a wide variety of fields, including architecture, art, business, dance, education, fashion, film, industry, journalism, law, literature, medicine, music, politics and government, publishing, religion, science and technology, social issues, sports, television, theater, and others.

Contemporary Fashion, ed. 2, v.
Contemporary Fashion, ed. 2, v.

Contemporary Fashion, ed. 2, v.

Provides biographical and critical coverage of primarily U.S. designers, milliners, footwear designers, fashion companies and textile houses. Entries include a biographical summary; primary and secondary bibliography that includes articles and exhibition catalogs; and a signed, critical essay written by an expert in the field as well as photographs.

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

Contemporary Hispanic Biography, ed. , v. 1

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

Contemporary Musicians, ed. , v. 45
Contemporary Musicians, ed. , v. 45

Contemporary Musicians, ed. , v. 45

Provides biographical information on important figures in today's musical arena, covering artists working in all genres of modern music, including rock, jazz, pop, rap, rhythm and blues, folk, New Age, country, gospel and reggae.

Contemporary Novelists, ed. 7, v.
Contemporary Novelists, ed. 7, v.

Contemporary Novelists, ed. 7, v.

Concise discussions of the lives and principal works of contemporary novelists, written by subject experts.

Contemporary Poets, ed. 7, v.
Contemporary Poets, ed. 7, v.

Contemporary Poets, ed. 7, v.

Concise discussions of the lives and principal works of poets from around the world, written by subject experts.

Contemporary Theatre, Film and Television, ed. , v. 53
Contemporary Theatre, Film and Television, ed. , v. 53

Contemporary Theatre, Film and Television, ed. , v. 53

Biographical and career information on people currently working in the entertainment industry. For general and trade audiences.

Coping with ADD/ADHD and ODD, ed. , v.
Coping with ADD/ADHD and ODD, ed. , v.

Coping with ADD/ADHD and ODD, ed. , v.

This book offers straightforward information about ADHD, as well as oppositional defiant disorder (ODD), which affects many people with and without ADHD. Readers will learn about diagnosis procedures, treatment options, and empowering strategies to thrive at home, school, and beyond.

Corporate Disasters, ed. , v.
Corporate Disasters, ed. , v.

Corporate Disasters, ed. , v.

Profiles the biggest corporate mistakes or misdeeds throughout history, covering the people, the times, the decisions made.

Cotton Mather, ed. , v.
Cotton Mather, ed. , v.

Cotton Mather, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Cotton Mather.

Countee Cullen, ed. , v.
Countee Cullen, ed. , v.

Countee Cullen, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Countee Cullen.

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

Countries and Their Cultures, ed. , v.

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

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

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

Covering nearly 200 countries, this yearbook is filled with background notes reports from the U.S. Department of State. Entries typically cover geography, history, government and political conditions, economy, and state of relations with the United States.

Coventry Patmore, ed. , v.
Coventry Patmore, ed. , v.

Coventry Patmore, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Coventry Patmore.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Crime, Prisons, and Jails, ed. 2017, v.
Crime, Prisons, and Jails, ed. 2017, v.

Crime, Prisons, and Jails, ed. 2017, v.

This volume focuses on the social and moral issues surrounding crime, prisons, and jails.

Cry, The Beloved Country, ed. , v.
Cry, The Beloved Country, ed. , v.

Cry, The Beloved Country, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work Cry, the Beloved Country, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author.

Cuba, ed. , v.
Cuba, ed. , v.

Cuba, ed. , v.

Presents the major forces that have shaped the country both historically and culturally, offering a close look at themes emblematic to the nation's history. Features articles on works of art and nonfiction, political documents, speeches, testimonies, flashpoint events and places of cultural significance.

Cuba, ed. , v.
Cuba, ed. , v.

Cuba, ed. , v.

Presenta las principales fuerzas que han dado forma al país tanto histórica como culturalmente, ofreciendo un vistazo de cerca a los temas emblemáticos de la historia del país. Contiene artículos sobre obras de arte y no ficción, documentos políticos, discursos, testimonios, eventos punto de inflamación y lugares de importancia cultural.

Cybersecurity Expert, ed. , v.
Cybersecurity Expert, ed. , v.

Cybersecurity Expert, ed. , v.

In this book, readers will learn about why we need cyber-security and what these security experts do to keep sensitive digital information safe.

Cynthia Ozick, ed. , v.
Cynthia Ozick, ed. , v.

Cynthia Ozick, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Cynthia Ozick.

D. H. Lawrence, ed. , v.
D. H. Lawrence, ed. , v.

D. H. Lawrence, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of D. H. Lawrence.

Daisy Miller, ed. , v.
Daisy Miller, ed. , v.

Daisy Miller, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work Daisy Miller, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author.

Daniel Defoe, ed. , v.
Daniel Defoe, ed. , v.

Daniel Defoe, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Daniel Defoe.

Dante Alighieri, ed. , v.
Dante Alighieri, ed. , v.

Dante Alighieri, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Dante Alighieri.

Dante Gabriel Rossetti, ed. , v.
Dante Gabriel Rossetti, ed. , v.

Dante Gabriel Rossetti, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of author Dante Gabriel Rossetti.

Daphne du Maurier, ed. , v.
Daphne du Maurier, ed. , v.

Daphne du Maurier, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Daphne du Maurier.

Dashiell Hammett, ed. , v.
Dashiell Hammett, ed. , v.

Dashiell Hammett, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Dashiell Hammett.

David Copperfield, ed. , v.
David Copperfield, ed. , v.

David Copperfield, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work David Copperfield, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author.

David Hare, ed. , v.
David Hare, ed. , v.

David Hare, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of David Hare.

David Hume, ed. , v.
David Hume, ed. , v.

David Hume, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of David Hume.

Dazai Osamu, ed. , v.
Dazai Osamu, ed. , v.

Dazai Osamu, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Dazai Osamu.

Death and Dying, ed. 2018, v.
Death and Dying, ed. 2018, v.

Death and Dying, ed. 2018, v.

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

Death in Venice, ed. , v.
Death in Venice, ed. , v.

Death in Venice, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work Death in Venice, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author.

Delmore Schwartz, ed. , v.
Delmore Schwartz, ed. , v.

Delmore Schwartz, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Delmore Schwartz.

Denise Levertov, ed. , v.
Denise Levertov, ed. , v.

Denise Levertov, ed. , v.

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

Derek Walcott, Updated ed., ed. , v.
Derek Walcott, Updated ed., ed. , v.

Derek Walcott, Updated ed., ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Derek Walcott.

Desiderius Erasmus, ed. , v.
Desiderius Erasmus, ed. , v.

Desiderius Erasmus, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Desiderius Erasmus.

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

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

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

Dick Francis, ed. , v.
Dick Francis, ed. , v.

Dick Francis, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Dick Francis.

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

Dictionary of American History, ed. 3, v.

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

Dictionary of Women Worldwide: 25,000 Women Through the Ages, ed. , v.
Dictionary of Women Worldwide: 25,000 Women Through the Ages, ed. , v.

Dictionary of Women Worldwide: 25,000 Women Through the Ages, ed. , v.

This dictionary contains more than 20,000 brief biographical entries on women, including thousands of entries on non-U.S. figures.

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

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

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

Disability Experiences, ed. , v.
Disability Experiences, ed. , v.

Disability Experiences, ed. , v.

This title presents essays on narrative works written by persons with disabilities. The disabilities covered in these works are mostly physical, but psychological/psychiatric conditions, developmental/intellectual impairments, and addiction are also included. A pedagogical piece from the editor discusses various ways the contents can be used in the classroom, and a subject index is also included.

Discoveries in Modern Science, ed. , v.
Discoveries in Modern Science, ed. , v.

Discoveries in Modern Science, ed. , v.

This set cover more than 300 of the most important scientific discoveries as defined by a Board of scientists and historians. It aims to present an in-depth treatment of 'curiosity-led science,' as well as directed research that led to important inventions and technologies. It will spark curiosity and engagement among readers, ranging from advanced high school students, to those in college and universities, as well as educated readers.

Djuna Barnes, ed. , v.
Djuna Barnes, ed. , v.

Djuna Barnes, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Djuna Barnes.

Don DeLillo, ed. , v.
Don DeLillo, ed. , v.

Don DeLillo, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Don DeLillo.

Don Quixote, ed. , v.
Don Quixote, ed. , v.

Don Quixote, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work Don Quixote, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author.

Donald Barthelme, ed. , v.
Donald Barthelme, ed. , v.

Donald Barthelme, ed. , v.

Provides an in-depth critical introduction to the short stories of Donald Barthelme. Includes a detailed analyses of every significant story, biographical information, a chronology of the artist's life and works, and a representative selection of critical responses.

Donald Barthelme, ed. , v.
Donald Barthelme, ed. , v.

Donald Barthelme, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Donald Barthelme.

Doris Lessing, ed. , v.
Doris Lessing, ed. , v.

Doris Lessing, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Doris Lessing.

Dorothy L. Sayers, ed. , v.
Dorothy L. Sayers, ed. , v.

Dorothy L. Sayers, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Dorothy L. Sayers.

Dorothy Livesay, ed. , v.
Dorothy Livesay, ed. , v.

Dorothy Livesay, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Dorothy Livesay.

Dorothy Parker, Revised, ed. , v.
Dorothy Parker, Revised, ed. , v.

Dorothy Parker, Revised, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Dorothy Parker.

Dorothy Parker, ed. , v.
Dorothy Parker, ed. , v.

Dorothy Parker, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Dorothy Parker.

Dr. Seuss, ed. , v.
Dr. Seuss, ed. , v.

Dr. Seuss, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Dr. Seuss.

Dracula, ed. , v.
Dracula, ed. , v.

Dracula, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work Dracula, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author.

Drama for Students, ed. , v. 17
Drama for Students, ed. , v. 17

Drama for Students, ed. , v. 17

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

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

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

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

Drugs, Alcohol, and Tobacco: Learning about Addictive Behavior, ed. , v.
Drugs, Alcohol, and Tobacco: Learning about Addictive Behavior, ed. , v.

Drugs, Alcohol, and Tobacco: Learning about Addictive Behavior, ed. , v.

This 3-volume set is written for readers at grade 7 and higher and covers addictions, causes, and treatments of particular importance to adolescents. Articles on the nature of addiction and its roots include advertising, genetics, families, and personal problems.

DuBose Heyward, ed. , v.
DuBose Heyward, ed. , v.

DuBose Heyward, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of DuBose Heyward.

E. B. White, ed. , v.
E. B. White, ed. , v.

E. B. White, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of E. B. White.

E. E. Cummings, ed. , v.
E. E. Cummings, ed. , v.

E. E. Cummings, ed. , v.

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

E. J. Pratt, ed. , v.
E. J. Pratt, ed. , v.

E. J. Pratt, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of E. J. Pratt.

E. L. Doctorow, ed. , v.
E. L. Doctorow, ed. , v.

E. L. Doctorow, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of E. L. Doctorow.

E. L. Konigsburg, ed. , v.
E. L. Konigsburg, ed. , v.

E. L. Konigsburg, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of E.L. Konigsburg.

E. M. Forster, ed. , v.
E. M. Forster, ed. , v.

E. M. Forster, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of E.M. Forster.

E.E. Cummings Revisited, ed. , v.
E.E. Cummings Revisited, ed. , v.

E.E. Cummings Revisited, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

Eating Disorders, ed. , v.
Eating Disorders, ed. , v.

Eating Disorders, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia offers resources for readers interested in learning more about eating disorders, including reference entries, interviews, scholarly debates, and case studies. It examines eating disorders as the forms they can take; their causes and potential complications; and how they can best be treated and prevented. It also examines the influence had by cultural factors such as the fashion industry, television and movies, and social media.

Edgar Allan Poe Revisited, ed. , v.
Edgar Allan Poe Revisited, ed. , v.

Edgar Allan Poe Revisited, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Edgar Allan Poe.

Edgar Allan Poe, ed. , v.
Edgar Allan Poe, ed. , v.

Edgar Allan Poe, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Edgar Allan Poe.

Edgar Lee Masters, ed. , v.
Edgar Lee Masters, ed. , v.

Edgar Lee Masters, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Edgar Lee Masters.

Edgar Rice Burroughs, ed. , v.
Edgar Rice Burroughs, ed. , v.

Edgar Rice Burroughs, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Edgar Rice Burroughs.

Edith Wharton, ed. , v.
Edith Wharton, ed. , v.

Edith Wharton, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Edith Wharton.

Edmond Rostand, ed. , v.
Edmond Rostand, ed. , v.

Edmond Rostand, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Edmond Rostand.

Edmund Burke, ed. , v.
Edmund Burke, ed. , v.

Edmund Burke, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Edmund Burke.

Edmund Wilson Revisited, ed. , v.
Edmund Wilson Revisited, ed. , v.

Edmund Wilson Revisited, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Edmund Wilson.

Edmund Wilson, ed. , v.
Edmund Wilson, ed. , v.

Edmund Wilson, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Edmund Wilson.

Education in America, ed. 2018, v.
Education in America, ed. 2018, v.

Education in America, ed. 2018, v.

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

Educational Coaching, ed. , v.
Educational Coaching, ed. , v.

Educational Coaching, ed. , v.

This book shows educators how to get the most out of educational coaching by exploring models of coaching that enhance teachers' thinking, help them overcome obstacles to success, and lead to lasting change.

Edward Taylor, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Edward Taylor, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Edward Taylor, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Edward Taylor.

Electronic America, 2017, ed. 2017, v.
Electronic America, 2017, ed. 2017, v.

Electronic America, 2017, ed. 2017, v.

Discusses how the United States has been affected by the rapid development and adoption of new electronic devices, programs, and other technologies.

Elizabeth Bishop, ed. , v.
Elizabeth Bishop, ed. , v.

Elizabeth Bishop, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Elizabeth Bishop.

Elizabeth Bowen, ed. , v.
Elizabeth Bowen, ed. , v.

Elizabeth Bowen, ed. , v.

Provides an in-depth critical introduction to the short stories of Elizabeth Bowen. Includes a detailed analyses of every significant story, biographical information, a chronology of the artist's life and works, and a representative selection of critical responses.

Elizabeth George Speare, ed. , v.
Elizabeth George Speare, ed. , v.

Elizabeth George Speare, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Elizabeth George Speare.

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

Elizabethan World Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

Ellen Gilchrist, ed. , v.
Ellen Gilchrist, ed. , v.

Ellen Gilchrist, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Ellen Gilchrist.

Ellen Glasgow, ed. , v.
Ellen Glasgow, ed. , v.

Ellen Glasgow, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Ellen Glasgow.

Ellen Raskin, ed. , v.
Ellen Raskin, ed. , v.

Ellen Raskin, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Ellen Raskin.

Elmore Leonard, ed. , v.
Elmore Leonard, ed. , v.

Elmore Leonard, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Elmore Leonard.

Emily Brontë, ed. , v.
Emily Brontë, ed. , v.

Emily Brontë, ed. , v.

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

Emily Brontë, ed. , v.
Emily Brontë, ed. , v.

Emily Brontë, ed. , v.

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

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

Emily Dickinson, ed. , v.

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

Emma Goldman, ed. , v.
Emma Goldman, ed. , v.

Emma Goldman, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Emma Goldman.

Employment, ed. , v.
Employment, ed. , v.

Employment, ed. , v.

This book guides the reader in gaining job skills, seeking work, interviewing, negotiating salaries and benefits, and thriving in the workplace. It also offers information that applies to all job seekers, as well as guidance for first-time job applicants and workers returning to the workforce after an absence.

Encyclopaedia Judaica, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopaedia Judaica, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopaedia Judaica, ed. 2, v.

Provides an exhaustive and organized overview of Jewish life and knowledge from the Second Temple period to the contemporary State of Israel, from Rabbinic to modern Yiddish literature, from Kabbalah to 'Americana' and from Zionism to the contribution of Jews to world cultures, Encyclopaedia Judaica, 2nd edition is important to scholars, general readers and students.

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

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

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

Encyclopedia of Aging, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Aging, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Aging, ed. , v.

Encompasses all aspects of aging, covering a variety of disciplines including biology, medicine, economics, law psychology, sociology and history, and also explores related issues such as religion, spirituality, and ethics. Also provides a topical outline, primary source documents, addresses, and Web sites. 4 volumes.

Encyclopedia of American Associations, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of American Associations, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of American Associations, ed. , v.

This is a special commemorative re-issue of the very first volume of what came to be known as 'The Encyclopedia of Associations' done in celebration of the title's 50th edition. This directory provides a guide to the national organizations of the United States in 1956.

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

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

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

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

Encyclopedia of American Industries, ed. 7, v.

This book provides detailed, comprehensive information on a wide range of industries in every realm of American business. It covers manufacturing, agriculture, mining, utilities, construction, wholesale, retail, transportation, information, finance, insurance, real estate, public administration, and service industries. Classified by the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS), this edition includes an essay for every one of the 1,057 2017 NAICS codes.

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

Encyclopedia of Buddhism, ed. , v.

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

Encyclopedia of Business and Finance, ed. 3, v.
Encyclopedia of Business and Finance, ed. 3, v.

Encyclopedia of Business and Finance, ed. 3, v.

Designed for the nonspecialist, the Encyclopedia of Business and Finance is a 2-vol. complete reference covering five general areas: finance and banking; accounting; marketing; management; and information systems. Drawing on practical professional expertise as well as that of noted scholars, the contributors include executives, government administrators and scholars from leading business programs from around the United States.

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 Communication and Information, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Communication and Information, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Communication and Information, ed. , v.

Provides a comprehensive overview of universal modes of communication, the media used to communicate, theories of communication and their implications, careers in communications and information, and biographies of notable figures in the field. Organized for the general reader and designed to complement social studies, communications, and information systems curricula.

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 Emerging Industries, ed. 7, v.
Encyclopedia of Emerging Industries, ed. 7, v.

Encyclopedia of Emerging Industries, ed. 7, v.

Provides information about the inception, emergence and current status of new and established industries and business segments that are pioneering new technologies, introducing break-through marketing strategies or implementing innovative means of serving new markets. Consists of detailed profiles newer industries, such as biometrics, risk management services, satellites, specialty tourism, and others.

Encyclopedia of Emerging Markets, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Emerging Markets, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Emerging Markets, ed. , v.

This business encyclopedia provides custom-written articles offering rare insight into nations with social or business activity in the process of rapid growth and industrialization, as well as highlighting key emerging industries within those economies.

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 Espionage, Intelligence and Security, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Espionage, Intelligence and Security, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Espionage, Intelligence and Security, ed. , v.

Comprehensive guide to the history, uses, related scientific principles, and technology of espionage and intelligence, written by experts in the field. Topics range from the historical use of espionage to the emerging use of technology in modern espionage and counterintelligence.

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

Encyclopedia of European Social History, ed. , v.

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

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

Encyclopedia of Food and Culture, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

Encyclopedia of Global Brands, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of Global Brands, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of Global Brands, ed. 2, v.

Contains 270 entries, written in case-study style, that highlight interesting details including how a product originated and was first marketed, how it developed commercially and how it fares today compared with its competitors and its own past history. Included are anecdotes pertaining to the famous, or infamous, marketing strategies and advertising campaigns that managed to capture the sometimes jaded viewers' attention.

Encyclopedia of Global Industries, ed. 6, v.
Encyclopedia of Global Industries, ed. 6, v.

Encyclopedia of Global Industries, ed. 6, v.

Chronicles the history, development and current status of the world's most lucrative and high profile industries. Each entry covers size and economic/social impact of the industry; its organization and structure; its history and development; major countries and companies involved (including rankings); size and nature of the work force; and research.

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

Encyclopedia of India, ed. , v.

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

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

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

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

Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World, ed. 2, v.

This reference work includes articles on the history, religion, cultural practices, and political economies of Muslims from the seventh-century in West Asia to today’s Muslim societies throughout the continents of Asia, Africa, the Subcontinent, Europe, and the Americas.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Encyclopedia of Major Marketing Strategies (Campaigns), ed. , v. 4
Encyclopedia of Major Marketing Strategies (Campaigns), ed. , v. 4

Encyclopedia of Major Marketing Strategies (Campaigns), ed. , v. 4

This title provides international coverage through essays on some of the top recent global and emerging brands. Essays are aligned to the strategic marketing framework, ensuring that the marketing strategies covered can easily be utilized in an academic environment as case studies, or illustrative examples often described as 'war stories' by professors.

Encyclopedia of Management, ed. 8, v.
Encyclopedia of Management, ed. 8, v.

Encyclopedia of Management, ed. 8, v.

Covers numerous topics in management theories and applications, such as aggregate planning, benchmarking, logistics, diversification strategy, non-traditional work arrangements, performance measurement, productivity measures, supply chain management, and much more.

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

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

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

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

Encyclopedia of Philosophy, ed. 2, v.

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

Encyclopedia of Population, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Population, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Population, ed. , v.

Provides coverage of demographic topics both in the core field and in neighboring disciplines. Encompasses the large-scale changes in emphasis and research directions in population studies during the last 20 years. Topics covered include: rapid demographic expansion in poor countries, low fertility rates, immigration, problems of old-age support, the environmental impact of dense population; the press for expanded reproductive rights; and many other issues.

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

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

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

Encyclopedia of Public Health, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Public Health, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Public Health, ed. , v.

Aimed at the nonspecialist reader interested in health and medicinal issues, the Encyclopedia examines a broad range of topics such as environmental health, drug abuse, epidemiology, nutrition, demographics and diseases. Includes overviews, definitions and biographical entries. appropriate for upper class high school and university students, professionals and the general public. 4 volumes.

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

Encyclopedia of Russian History, ed. , v.

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

Encyclopedia of Science and Religion, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Science and Religion, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Science and Religion, ed. , v.

A multidisciplinary approach that addresses all aspects of the dialogue between the sciences and the world's religions, reaching into the humanities as well as into the physical sciences and technology. Examines controversial issues such as human cloning and stem cell research long with more traditional questions such as the origins of life, the nature of sin, and the philosophy of science and religion. 4 volumes.

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 Small Business, ed. 5, v.
Encyclopedia of Small Business, ed. 5, v.

Encyclopedia of Small Business, ed. 5, v.

Provides entrepreneurs with how-to information that they can apply to their own business. Features revised and expanded coverage to reflect the most current small business topics.

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

Encyclopedia of Sociology, ed. 2, v.

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

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

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

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

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

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 29
Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 29

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 29

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

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 30
Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 30

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 30

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

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 31
Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 31

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 31

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

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 32
Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 32

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 32

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

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 33
Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 33

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 33

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

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 34
Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 34

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 34

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

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 35
Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 35

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 35

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

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 36
Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 36

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 36

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

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 37
Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 37

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 37

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

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 38
Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 38

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v. 38

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

Encyclopedia of World Cultures, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of World Cultures, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of World Cultures, ed. , v.

This reference set lists and describes more than 1,500 global cultures. Based on research of social scientists, it is the source for historical, social, political, economic, linguistic, religious, and other information on virtually every existing culture.

Encyclopedia of World Cultures, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of World Cultures, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of World Cultures, ed. , v.

This reference set lists and describes more than 1,500 global cultures. Based on research of social scientists, it is the source for historical, social, political, economic, linguistic, religious, and other information on virtually every existing culture. Its cross-cultural perspective meets high school curricular requirements for world studies and social sciences.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Encyclopedia of the Great Depression, ed. , v.

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

Encyclopedia of the Life Course and Human Development, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of the Life Course and Human Development, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of the Life Course and Human Development, ed. , v.

Examines three key life stages from a sociological perspective, exploring how enduring experiences, as well as transitions and events such as childcare, education, stress, marriage, career, addiction, friendship, parenthood, disease, spirituality, and retirement influence the individual's life course. The life stages examined are: Childhood and Adolescence; Adulthood; and Later Life.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Encyclopedia of the Supreme Court of the United States, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of the Supreme Court of the United States, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of the Supreme Court of the United States, ed. , v.

Focuses on the substance of American law, the processes that produce its legal principles, and the history of the Supreme Court, from its creation to the present. Overview essays address the history of such topics as citizenship, due process, Native Americans, racism, and contraception, emphasizing the social context of each and the social and political pressures that shaped interpretation.

Endangered Species, ed. 2016, v.
Endangered Species, ed. 2016, v.

Endangered Species, ed. 2016, v.

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

Energy, 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.

Energy, ed. 2017, v.
Energy, ed. 2017, v.

Energy, ed. 2017, v.

Presents the latest information on U.S. energy consumption and production, compared with years past. Controversial issues such as the U.S. dependence on foreign oil, the possibility of exhausting fossil fuel supplies, and the harm done to the environment by mining, drilling, and pollution are explored.

Enfermedades y Trastornos de la Salud, ed. , v.
Enfermedades y Trastornos de la Salud, ed. , v.

Enfermedades y Trastornos de la Salud, ed. , v.

Provides a translation of Scribner's Human Diseases and Conditions for Spanish-speaking researchers. Details health and medical information on 280 diseases and conditions.

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.

Environmental Racism in the United States and Canada, ed. , v.
Environmental Racism in the United States and Canada, ed. , v.

Environmental Racism in the United States and Canada, ed. , v.

This book provides a modern history of environmental injustices in the U.S. and Canada and traces the relationship between environmental discrimination, race, and class. It includes local, national, and international case studies; examines the confluence of climate change, natural resource conflicts, political and corporate corruption, and racism; and reflects a regional arrangement to better highlight patterns and types of injustices as well as victims.

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

Environmental Science, ed. , v.

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

Epics for Students, ed. 2, v.
Epics for Students, ed. 2, v.

Epics for Students, ed. 2, v.

Provides critical overviews of literary epics of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Includes discussions of themes, characters, literary traditions and cultural context.

Eric Ambler, ed. , v.
Eric Ambler, ed. , v.

Eric Ambler, ed. , v.

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

Ernest Hemingway, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Ernest Hemingway, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Ernest Hemingway, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

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

Erskine Caldwell, ed. , v.
Erskine Caldwell, ed. , v.

Erskine Caldwell, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Erskine Caldwell.

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.

Eudora Welty, ed. , v.
Eudora Welty, ed. , v.

Eudora Welty, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Eudora Welty.

Eugene O'Neill, ed. , v.
Eugene O'Neill, ed. , v.

Eugene O'Neill, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Eugene O'Neill.

Eugenio Montale, ed. , v.