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100 People Who Made History, ed. , v.
100 People Who Made History, ed. , v.

100 People Who Made History, ed. , v.

Presents brief profiles of one hundred inventors, philosophers, economists, politicians, explorers, and other individuals who have made an impact on history, discussing the achievements of Aristotle, Mark Zuckerberg, Marie Curie, Pele, and others from various industries.

21st Century Anthropology, ed. , v.
21st Century Anthropology, ed. , v.

21st Century Anthropology, ed. , v.

Highlights the most important anthropology topics, issues, questions, and debates in the 21st Century. Includes applied anthropology, archaeology and paleontology, sociocultural anthropology, evolution, linguistics, physical and biological anthropology, and primate studies.

A Look at Cubism, ed. , v.
A Look at Cubism, ed. , v.

A Look at Cubism, ed. , v.

This book provides an overview of Cubism, one of the most influential visual art styles of the early twentieth century. Coverage includes Picasso and Braque, the pioneers of Cubist painting, as well as the evolution of the Cubist style.

A Look at Impressionist Art, ed. , v.
A Look at Impressionist Art, ed. , v.

A Look at Impressionist Art, ed. , v.

This book provides an overview of Impressionism, style in which the artist captures the image of an object as someone would see it if they just caught a glimpse of it. Coverage includes such artists as Edouard Manet, CamillePissaro, Claude Monet, Berthe Morisot, and Pierre-Auguste Renoir.

A Look at Pop Art, ed. , v.
A Look at Pop Art, ed. , v.

A Look at Pop Art, ed. , v.

This book provides an overview of Pop art, the art of popular culture. It was the visual art movement that characterized a sense of optimism during the postwar consumer boom of the 1950s and 1960s, and was considered brash, young, fun, and hostile to the artistic establishment.

A Look at Renaissance Art, ed. , v.
A Look at Renaissance Art, ed. , v.

A Look at Renaissance Art, ed. , v.

This book provides an overview of art during the Renaissance, and helps them to be able to understand events, procedures, ideas, or concepts within a historical context.

A Look at Urban Art, ed. , v.
A Look at Urban Art, ed. , v.

A Look at Urban Art, ed. , v.

This book provides students with an introduction to the urban art style, and allows them to use information gained from illustrations and photographs, and the words in a text to demonstrate understanding of the text.

A Pictorial Record of the Qing Dynasty, ed. , v.
A Pictorial Record of the Qing Dynasty, ed. , v.

A Pictorial Record of the Qing Dynasty, ed. , v.

Includes two major categories of maps: river maps and maps of historical sites. Depicts the rivers and areas along the banks while at the same time tracing the shapes of city walls, places of historical interest, and beauty spots along the rivers.

A Pictorial Record of the Qing Dynasty, ed. , v.
A Pictorial Record of the Qing Dynasty, ed. , v.

A Pictorial Record of the Qing Dynasty, ed. , v.

Contains numerous photographs and paintings of the organizational system of the Liaoning area, its war relics, religious temples, culture, and education during the Qing Dynasty.

A Pictorial Record of the Qing Dynasty, ed. , v.
A Pictorial Record of the Qing Dynasty, ed. , v.

A Pictorial Record of the Qing Dynasty, ed. , v.

Records the early stage of the Manchurian Railway (1906-1911), covering its operations along the railway and in its accessory lands. Provides resources for studying the history of Japan's invasion of China dating from the late Qing Dynasty.

A Pictorial Record of the Qing Dynasty, ed. , v.
A Pictorial Record of the Qing Dynasty, ed. , v.

A Pictorial Record of the Qing Dynasty, ed. , v.

Covers various business documents including trademarks, business firm seals, contracts, bills, stamps, etc. from the mid-19th century through 1911. Provides descriptions, names of business firms and registration dates.

A Pictorial Record of the Qing Dynasty, ed. , v.
A Pictorial Record of the Qing Dynasty, ed. , v.

A Pictorial Record of the Qing Dynasty, ed. , v.

Features a visual reference for researching the architectural evolution during the Qing Dynasty and also provides a multi-faceted perspective on China's political, social, cultural, and economic landscapes then.

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

Ancient Egypt, ed. , v.

Covers ancient Egyptian culture and traditions and profiles important sites throughout Egypt, many of which still contain remnants and artifacts that illustrate the importance of this extraordinary civilization.

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

Ancient Egypt, ed. , v.

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

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

Ancient Greece, ed. , v.

This book recounts the events that were instrumental to the development of this civilization and the legacies it has left behind. Offers in-depth discussion on the Pre-Greek societies that fueled the imagination and gave birth to an enduring body of Greek mythology.

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

Ancient Greece, ed. , v.

Explores the legacy of the Ancient Greek culture by examining the society, politics and beliefs of this ancient civilization, which has influenced the arts, philosophy and democracy of the Western world for centuries.

Ancient Philosophy, ed. , v.
Ancient Philosophy, ed. , v.

Ancient Philosophy, ed. , v.

Introduces readers to Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle, and also examines the effect of these thinkers on the major religions of the time, namely, Judaism and Christianity.

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

Ancient Rome, ed. , v.

Explores the legacy of the Roman Empire and its famous leaders such as Julius Caesar, along with the society, politics and beliefs of this ancient civilization, which has influenced the Western world for centuries.

Animals, ed. , v.
Animals, ed. , v.

Animals, ed. , v.

Discusses the importance of animals in our lives and how they provide food, companionship, clothing, and other needs, and provides activities for further understanding.

Animation, ed. , v.
Animation, ed. , v.

Animation, ed. , v.

Guides students on the path to a career working in the field of Animation. Job profiles include Animators, College professors, Directors, and Editors.

Architects of the Information Age, ed. , v.
Architects of the Information Age, ed. , v.

Architects of the Information Age, ed. , v.

Provides an introduction to the titans of the technology industry, including Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, and Mark Zuckerberg.

Art That Changed the World, ed. , v.
Art That Changed the World, ed. , v.

Art That Changed the World, ed. , v.

This guide tells the story of every major art style, movement by movement, from ancient and medieval times to modern day, giving art lovers a visual timeline showing key paintings that sparked each transition and explaining major events that shaped their evolution.

Art, Politics, and Commerce in Chinese Cinema, ed. , v.
Art, Politics, and Commerce in Chinese Cinema, ed. , v.

Art, Politics, and Commerce in Chinese Cinema, ed. , v.

From animation to documentary, history of the industry to cinematic attempts to recreate history, propaganda to piracy, the influx of Hollywood imports to Chinese-style blockbusters, this book presents a fresh set of critical approaches to the field of cinema.

Asian Englishes, ed. , v.
Asian Englishes, ed. , v.

Asian Englishes, ed. , v.

Provides an insightful and provocative study of the users and uses of English in Asia.

Atlas of Ancient Worlds, ed. , v.
Atlas of Ancient Worlds, ed. , v.

Atlas of Ancient Worlds, ed. , v.

Provides facts about Egyptian pharaohs, Japanese dynasties, Peruvian people, and other ancient civilizations.

Authors of The Enlightenment, ed. , v.
Authors of The Enlightenment, ed. , v.

Authors of The Enlightenment, ed. , v.

Reason, rationality, and reform were the watchwords of the Enlightenment era and the themes of much of the writing that appeared at that time. Such luminaries as Voltaire, Benjamin Franklin, and Thomas Paine took up their pens to illuminate the social injustices and injuries to personal freedom that pervaded their societies. The lives of these writers and others—from novelists, dramatists, and poets to satirists, social critics, and more—are profiled in this volume.

Authors of the 19th Century, ed. , v.
Authors of the 19th Century, ed. , v.

Authors of the 19th Century, ed. , v.

From Romanticism to Realism, the 19th century saw a flourishing of literary movements, as well as the arrival of several now-revered luminaries on the literary scene. This volume examines the lives of some of the 19th century’s greatest writers—Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, and Leo Tolstoy, to name just a few—and reveal the stories behind the works they crafted.

Authors of the Early to Mid-20th Century, ed. , v.
Authors of the Early to Mid-20th Century, ed. , v.

Authors of the Early to Mid-20th Century, ed. , v.

At the dawn of the 20th century, writers began experimenting with literary styles as never before. The modernism of Marcel Proust, Virginia Woolf, James Joyce, and T.S. Eliot, the existentialism of Jean-Paul Sartre and Albert Camus, Samuel Beckett’s absurdist writings, and the range of literary output from around the world reflect the spirit of the period. The lives and works of these and other authors are surveyed in this volume.

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

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

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

Basic English Grammar For Dummies®, ed. , v.
Basic English Grammar For Dummies®, ed. , v.

Basic English Grammar For Dummies®, ed. , v.

This book provides the basic grammar rules and makes it easy to get up and running on what you need to know to partake in successful everyday communication, no matter your audience or medium.

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.

Border Culture, ed. , v.
Border Culture, ed. , v.

Border Culture, ed. , v.

Covers the experiences and issues central to life between cultures to gain a better understanding of this often misunderstood region and state-of-mind.

Britannica Encyclopedia of World Religions, ed. , v.
Britannica Encyclopedia of World Religions, ed. , v.

Britannica Encyclopedia of World Religions, ed. , v.

Covers religions of the world and the concepts, movements, people, and events that have shaped them. Includes entries on religious movements and concepts, historical and legendary figures, divinities, religious sites and ceremonies, images that show sacred places, vestments, rituals, objects, and texts.

Britannica Student Encyclopedia, ed. , v.
Britannica Student Encyclopedia, ed. , v.

Britannica Student Encyclopedia, ed. , v.

This updated set helps children gain a better understanding of their world. It includes more than 2,250 articles, covering everything from Barack Obama to video games. Provides help for elementary and middle school children to gain a better understanding of their world and assist in homework help, and assignments. Features 2,700 photos, charts, and tables that help explain concepts and subjects, as well as 1,200 maps and flags from across the globe.

China, ed. , v.
China, ed. , v.

China, ed. , v.

Provides an up-to-date examination of China, past and present, and offers detailed information on a country whose substantial impact on the global economy and consumer culture continues to grow.

Chinese Art and Its Encounter with the World, ed. , v. 1
Chinese Art and Its Encounter with the World, ed. , v. 1

Chinese Art and Its Encounter with the World, ed. , v. 1

This book examines Chinese art from the mid-eighteenth century to the present. By means of a series of closely-focused case studies, often introducing previously marginalized aspects of Chinese visual culture, it analyzes Chinese art’s encounter with the world, arguing that we cannot fully understand modern Chinese art without taking this larger global context into account.

Chinese Landscape Painting as Western Art History, ed. , v. 1
Chinese Landscape Painting as Western Art History, ed. , v. 1

Chinese Landscape Painting as Western Art History, ed. , v. 1

This is a provocative essay of reflections on traditional mainstream scholarship on Chinese art as done by towering figures in the field such as James Cahill and Wen Fong. James Elkins offers an engaging and accessible survey of his personal journey encountering and interpreting Chinese art through Western scholars’ writings.

Christianity, ed. , v.
Christianity, ed. , v.

Christianity, ed. , v.

Examines one of the most influential religions in the world, Christianity, and its evolution, philosophy, and history throughout the centuries.

Cinema at the City's Edge, ed. , v.
Cinema at the City's Edge, ed. , v.

Cinema at the City's Edge, ed. , v.

Presents a number of leading voices on contemporary Asian cinema studies, through a range of interdisciplinary responses that simultaneously investigate film practices and technologies in East Asia.

Classical Authors, ed. , v.
Classical Authors, ed. , v.

Classical Authors, ed. , v.

Epics such as Homer’s Odyssey and Virgil’s Aeneid and tales such as those contained in the collected The Thousand and One Nights offer readers a glimpse into ancient cultures and eras. This volume profiles individuals and works that have withstood the test of time, remaining culturally significant and influential for centuries.

Code Generation, Analysis Tools, and Testing for Quality, ed. , v.
Code Generation, Analysis Tools, and Testing for Quality, ed. , v.

Code Generation, Analysis Tools, and Testing for Quality, ed. , v.

This book discusses the generation and writing of computer programming and methods of quality control such as analysis and testing. Topics include programming languages, quality assessment, and automated development.

Colonialism and the Revolutionary Period (Beginnings-1800), ed. 2, v.
Colonialism and the Revolutionary Period (Beginnings-1800), ed. 2, v.

Colonialism and the Revolutionary Period (Beginnings-1800), ed. 2, v.

Covering the first 300 years of American literature, this volume examines the literature of the Puritans, the American Enlightenment, the American Revolution, and women of the period.

Colors, ed. , v.
Colors, ed. , v.

Colors, ed. , v.

Using illustrations and activities, this title explores the themes of color - how to mix colors, and identifying and describing objects of different colors.

Colors, ed. , v.
Colors, ed. , v.

Colors, ed. , v.

Using illustrations and activities, this title explores the themes of color - how to mix colors, and identifying and describing objects of different colors.

Compendium of the World's Languages, ed. 3, v.
Compendium of the World's Languages, ed. 3, v.

Compendium of the World's Languages, ed. 3, v.

Provides up-to-date and accurate descriptions of a wide selection of natural language systems. All cultural and historical notes as well as statistical data have been checked, updated and in many cases expanded. Presents an even broader range of languages and language families, including new coverage of Australian aboriginal languages and expanded treatment of North American and African languages.

Compost, ed. , v.
Compost, ed. , v.

Compost, ed. , v.

Covers how to make the best compost using ingredients that are easily found around the house.

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

Contemporary Authors, ed. , v.

In the tradition established by literary heavyweights who came before, modern writers of all backgrounds have continued to entertain and to confront the social, cultural, and psychological realities of the times with their own flair and insight. This volume profiles a diverse selection of authors—from Toni Morrison to Sylvia Plath to Stephen King to David Foster Wallace—an attestation to the scope and complexity of modern society.

Critical Approaches to Literature: Feminist, ed. , v.
Critical Approaches to Literature: Feminist, ed. , v.

Critical Approaches to Literature: Feminist, ed. , v.

This book discusses one of the most important theoretical approaches of modern times: feminism. Covering material from the Renaissance to the present day, this volume explores feminist works in a variety of genres, including novels, dramas, short stories, poems, and films.

Critical Approaches to Literature: Moral, ed. , v.
Critical Approaches to Literature: Moral, ed. , v.

Critical Approaches to Literature: Moral, ed. , v.

The book examines a representative body of British and American work, including poems, short fiction, novels, essays, plays, and television series, dating from the English Renaissance down to the present day, from a moral perspective to provide a foundational understanding of the moral approach and how it is applied.

Critical Approaches to Literature: Multicultural, ed. , v.
Critical Approaches to Literature: Multicultural, ed. , v.

Critical Approaches to Literature: Multicultural, ed. , v.

This book both explores multicultural approaches to a wide range of literature. It defines multiculturalism in very broad terms, using it to refer not only to different ethnic and racial cultures but also to different historical periods, and exploring cultural differences involving such matters as physical disability, sexual orientation, particular social roles, distinct stages of life, and specific kinds of language usage.

Critical Approaches to Literature: Psychological, ed. , v.
Critical Approaches to Literature: Psychological, ed. , v.

Critical Approaches to Literature: Psychological, ed. , v.

The book examines a representative body of British and American work, including poems, short fiction, drama, and film spanning across historical periods, from a psychological perspective to provide a foundational understanding of this approach and how it is applied.

Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Technology-Enhanced Language Learning, ed. , v.
Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Technology-Enhanced Language Learning, ed. , v.

Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Technology-Enhanced Language Learning, ed. , v.

This book provides information on educational technologies that enable language learners to have access to authentic and useful language resources. Language pedagogy, how specific and universal cultural contexts influence audio-visual media used in technology-enhanced language learning (TELL), and the use of English video games to promote foreign language learning are among the topics discussed.

Cybersecurity Breaches and Issues Surrounding Online Threat Protection, ed. , v.
Cybersecurity Breaches and Issues Surrounding Online Threat Protection, ed. , v.

Cybersecurity Breaches and Issues Surrounding Online Threat Protection, ed. , v.

This book provides the latest scholarly research on the various types of unauthorized access or damage to electronic data. It features extensive coverage across a range of relevant perspectives and topics, such as robotics, cloud computing, and electronic data diffusion.

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

Discovering Ancient China, ed. , v.

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

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

Discovering Ancient Egypt, ed. , v.

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

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

Discovering Ancient Greece, ed. , v.

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

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

Discovering Ancient Mesoamerican Civilizations, ed. , v.

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

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

Discovering Ancient Rome, ed. , v.

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

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

Discovering Native North American Cultures, ed. , v.

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

Disease in History, ed. , v.
Disease in History, ed. , v.

Disease in History, ed. , v.

Describes several of the epidemics that have significantly influenced historical events; explains how the discovery of germs in the last two centuries was able to reverse millennia of superstition and ignorance in the treatment of infectious diseases; and explains how and why the world of microbial organisms has been able to thwart many of medical science's greatest efforts to eliminate, or, at the very least, control them.

Drama for Students, ed. , v. 37
Drama for Students, ed. , v. 37

Drama for Students, ed. , v. 37

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.

East Asian Pop Culture, ed. , v.
East Asian Pop Culture, ed. , v.

East Asian Pop Culture, ed. , v.

Provides a multi-layered analysis of the emerging East Asian media culture, using the Korean TV drama as its analytic vehicle.

Egyptian Mythology A to Z, ed. 3, v.
Egyptian Mythology A to Z, ed. 3, v.

Egyptian Mythology A to Z, ed. 3, v.

Covers Egyptian mythology and religious beliefs. Includes coverage of topics such as pyramids, the cult of the king, human sacrifice, and the many gods and legendary figures that make up Egyptian mythology.

Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt, ed. 3, v.
Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt, ed. 3, v.

Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt, ed. 3, v.

Includes more than 2,300 detailed entries regarding the latest discoveries and excavations in ancient Egypt.

Encyclopedia of Asian-American Literature, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of Asian-American Literature, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of Asian-American Literature, ed. 2, v.

Traces American writers whose roots are in all parts of Asia, including China, Korea, Japan, Southeast Asia, the Philippines, the Indian subcontinent, and the Middle East.

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 Fantasy and Horror Fiction, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of Fantasy and Horror Fiction, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of Fantasy and Horror Fiction, ed. 2, v.

Provides comprehensive coverage of the major authors and works in the. Popular genres of fantasy and horror. Includes a brief discussion of the author's life and work and analyzes its literary merits and place within the tradition of fantasy and horror.

Encyclopedia of Feminist Literature, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of Feminist Literature, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of Feminist Literature, ed. 2, v.

A guide to the history and development of feminist literature, from early fairy tales to works by great women writers of today. Covers a wide range of works and writers from around the world, as well as a range of genres, including novels, short stories, poetry, plays, and criticism.

Encyclopedia of Goddesses and Heroines, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Goddesses and Heroines, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Goddesses and Heroines, ed. , v.

Provides a comprehensive introduction to the ways goddess figures have been viewed through the ages. Covers thousands of figures of feminine divinity and describes the myths and attributes of goddesses and female spiritual powers from around the world.

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

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

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

Encyclopedia of Literary Romanticism, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Literary Romanticism, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Literary Romanticism, ed. , v.

Provides a comprehensive A-to-Z guide to the Romantic movement, including such great writers as William Wordsworth, John Keats, and Mary Shelley.

Encyclopedia of Women in World Religions, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Women in World Religions, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Women in World Religions, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia presents the religious experiences of women across time and cultures. The book includes sections on major religions as well as on spirituality, African religions, prehistoric religions, and other broad topics. Each section begins with an introduction, followed by reference entries on specialized subjects along with excerpts from primary source documents.

Energy from Waste, ed. , v.
Energy from Waste, ed. , v.

Energy from Waste, ed. , v.

This guide discusses how to create power from both urban and industrial waste, and explores the types of waste that can be converted to energy, up-to-date technologies, related environmental impacts, and economic factors.

Engaging Minds in English Language Arts Classrooms, ed. , v.
Engaging Minds in English Language Arts Classrooms, ed. , v.

Engaging Minds in English Language Arts Classrooms, ed. , v.

In this book, readers will learn how to use the joyful learning framework to better engage students in reading, writing, speaking, listening, and other elements of language arts learning (ELL).

English Vocabulary Builder, ed. , v.
English Vocabulary Builder, ed. , v.

English Vocabulary Builder, ed. , v.

This handbook makes all the most useful English words and phrases easy to remember. Each of the 3,000 entries is illustrated and available as an audio recording. Readers can write their own translations and work through hundreds of practice exercises.

English as a Lingua Franca in ASEAN, ed. , v.
English as a Lingua Franca in ASEAN, ed. , v.

English as a Lingua Franca in ASEAN, ed. , v.

Covers the development of English as an international language and the possible implications of this upon local languages and cultures.

Fact Book, ed. , v.
Fact Book, ed. , v.

Fact Book, ed. , v.

Examines various facts about the United States of America, including cultural groups, population density, state capitols, natural resources, and history.

Fashion, ed. , v.
Fashion, ed. , v.

Fashion, ed. , v.

Features information and statistics, emerging industry trends, a breakdown of key jobs, to provide an overview and history of the fashion industry.

Film, ed. , v.
Film, ed. , v.

Film, ed. , v.

Guides students on the path to a career working in the Film industry. Job profiles include Actors, Producers, Screenwriters, Sound workers, and Stunt performers.

Film, ed. , v.
Film, ed. , v.

Film, ed. , v.

Features information and statistics, emerging industry trends, a breakdown of key jobs, to provide an overview and history of the film industry.

Fine Arts in the Era of Mao Zedong, ed. , v.
Fine Arts in the Era of Mao Zedong, ed. , v.

Fine Arts in the Era of Mao Zedong, ed. , v.

Comprehensively describes and analyzes the historical development and the nature of the fine arts of the Mao Zedong Era.

French Novelists, ed. , v.
French Novelists, ed. , v.

French Novelists, ed. , v.

Provides essays of influential French writers such as Simone de Beauvoir, Victor Hugo, Jean-Paul Sartre and Voltaire.

French Poets, ed. , v.
French Poets, ed. , v.

French Poets, ed. , v.

Profiles major poets throughout history and the world, including analyses of their significant individual poems or collections. Discusses influential French poets such as Samuel Beckett, Paul Verlaine, Francois Villon, and Victor Hugo.

French-English Bilingual Visual Dictionary, ed. , v.
French-English Bilingual Visual Dictionary, ed. , v.

French-English Bilingual Visual Dictionary, ed. , v.

This illustrated dictionary of French terms arranged by theme is intended for tourist and business travelers. Updated to reflect recent changes in technology and clothing, it will help you learn and retain all the key phrases you need to know for ordering and buying food, talking about work, discussing health, and studying language.

Gender and Diversity Representation in Mass Media, ed. , v.
Gender and Diversity Representation in Mass Media, ed. , v.

Gender and Diversity Representation in Mass Media, ed. , v.

This book examines social gender representations in mass media with respect to cultural variety and is indicative of expectations and stereotypes of specific genders or gender identities within a specific culture. It features a wide range of topics such as gender politics, transmedia, and masculinity.

Geography and Ethnography, ed. , v.
Geography and Ethnography, ed. , v.

Geography and Ethnography, ed. , v.

This book provides analysis of the thoughts and records documenting the worldviews of a wide range of pre-modern societies. It includes cross-cultural comparison of ancient societies around the globe, from the Chinese to the Incas and Aztecs, from the Greeks and Romans to the peoples of ancient India.

German Novelists, ed. , v.
German Novelists, ed. , v.

German Novelists, ed. , v.

Provides a comprehensive survey of German fiction that covers more than a dozen writers and includes overviews on eras of the genre.

German Poets, ed. , v.
German Poets, ed. , v.

German Poets, ed. , v.

Profiles major poets throughout history and the world, including analyses of their significant individual poems or collections. Discusses influential German poets such as Gottfried Benn, Heinrich Heine, Lisel Mueller, and Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.

German-English Bilingual Visual Dictionary, ed. , v.
German-English Bilingual Visual Dictionary, ed. , v.

German-English Bilingual Visual Dictionary, ed. , v.

This illustrated dictionary of German terms arranged by theme is intended for tourist and business travelers. Updated to reflect recent changes in technology and clothing, it will help you learn and retain all the key phrases you need to know for ordering and buying food, talking about work, discussing health, and studying language.

Handbook of Research on Teaching Methods in Language Translation and Interpretation, ed. , v.
Handbook of Research on Teaching Methods in Language Translation and Interpretation, ed. , v.

Handbook of Research on Teaching Methods in Language Translation and Interpretation, ed. , v.

This book presents an interdisciplinary approach to educational contexts across cultures for the study of verbal and written linguistics in order to broaden students’ communicative and problem solving abilities.

Holocaust Literature, ed. , v.
Holocaust Literature, ed. , v.

Holocaust Literature, ed. , v.

This book provides readers with essays that explore the literature that came out of The Holocaust, from non-fiction accounts like Anne Frank's 'The Diary of a Young Girl' and Elie Wiesel's 'Night' to fictionalized novels such as 'Sophie's Choice' by William Styron. A list of 'Works Cited,' along with endnotes, is also included.

How Do I Use a Database?, ed. , v.
How Do I Use a Database?, ed. , v.

How Do I Use a Database?, ed. , v.

This book teaches the reader about different types of databases, as well as how they organize, store, and retrieve information.

How Do I Use a Dictionary?, ed. , v.
How Do I Use a Dictionary?, ed. , v.

How Do I Use a Dictionary?, ed. , v.

This book teaches the reader about the different types of dictionaries, how they are compiled and organized, what pronunciation symbols and accents mean, and what abbreviations represent.

How Do I Use a Library?, ed. , v.
How Do I Use a Library?, ed. , v.

How Do I Use a Library?, ed. , v.

This book helps the reader to navigate the physical and digital bookshelves of libraries, explaining the various types of libraries and breaking down how to use library catalogues and classification systems. This is followed by a short research project, encouraging a connection between information from multiple sources in line with Common Core requirements.

How Do I Use a Thesaurus?, ed. , v.
How Do I Use a Thesaurus?, ed. , v.

How Do I Use a Thesaurus?, ed. , v.

This book assists the reader in discovering how to zero in on just the right word for the occasion, but also how to identify parts of speech, related words, and the fine distinctions among words.

How Do I Use an Atlas?, ed. , v.
How Do I Use an Atlas?, ed. , v.

How Do I Use an Atlas?, ed. , v.

This book helps the reader learn how atlases came to exist and how they have evolved over the years. It supports Common Core Standards (such as using glossaries and indexes, interpreting charts, and drawing on information from multiple sources) with content that encourages and inspires thinking, reading, and discussion.

How Do I Use an Encyclopedia?, ed. , v.
How Do I Use an Encyclopedia?, ed. , v.

How Do I Use an Encyclopedia?, ed. , v.

This book teaches the reader how to do encyclopedia research in the traditional sense. It teaches the basics of how to use an encylopedia, how to search for information both offline and online, and how to utilize their findings in school projects. Online research, and search tips and information on online citations, are also covered.

Human Body I, ed. , v.
Human Body I, ed. , v.

Human Body I, ed. , v.

Uses illustrations and photographs to detail the organs, functions, and systems of the human body.

Human Body II, ed. , v.
Human Body II, ed. , v.

Human Body II, ed. , v.

Uses illustrations and photographs to detail the cellular level, childbirth and fetal development, micro organisms, and common diseases of the human body.

Information Resources in the Humanities and the Arts, ed. 6, v.
Information Resources in the Humanities and the Arts, ed. 6, v.

Information Resources in the Humanities and the Arts, ed. 6, v.

This book aims to provide readers with a background in the humanities and the arts and current trends in studies in those disciplines; to provide an overview of the most important current reference resources; and to provide a selection of resources that reflect the literature of the fields and disciplines included. Previously published as The Humanities: a Selective Guide to Information Resources.

Investigating Minerals, Rocks, and Fossils, ed. , v.
Investigating Minerals, Rocks, and Fossils, ed. , v.

Investigating Minerals, Rocks, and Fossils, ed. , v.

Examines how fossils, minerals and rocks are an integral part of Earth's history and how they continue to be of importance to our world today

Japan, ed. , v.
Japan, ed. , v.

Japan, ed. , v.

Covers the life and culture in Japan and presents a portrait of the island nation, home to 127 million people and one of the most robust economies in the world.

Japanese English, ed. , v.
Japanese English, ed. , v.

Japanese English, ed. , v.

Provides an insightful guide to many scholars in applied linguistics, sociolinguistics and cultural studies with an interest in the status, functions, and features of English in Japan.

Judaism, ed. , v.
Judaism, ed. , v.

Judaism, ed. , v.

Examines the complex and withstanding Judaic tradition, an ancient religion that has believers spread all over the world and has maintained a strong identity since its beginning.

Just for Fun, ed. , v.
Just for Fun, ed. , v.

Just for Fun, ed. , v.

Presents games, puzzles, animal facts, art projects, and instructions for making a musical instrument and growing an indoor garden.

Korean Masculinities and Transcultural Consumption, ed. , v.
Korean Masculinities and Transcultural Consumption, ed. , v.

Korean Masculinities and Transcultural Consumption, ed. , v.

Investigates transcultural consumption of three iconic figures, the middle aged Japanese female fandom of actor Bae Yong-Joon, the Western online cult fandom of the horror film Oldboy, and the Singaporean fandom of the popstar Rain.

LGBTQ HIstory and Current Issues, ed. , v.
LGBTQ HIstory and Current Issues, ed. , v.

LGBTQ HIstory and Current Issues, ed. , v.

This book provides an overview of LGBTQ history and current issues. It includes biographies of some notable figures in LGBTQ history.

Language Contact and the Origins of the Germanic Languages, ed. , v.
Language Contact and the Origins of the Germanic Languages, ed. , v.

Language Contact and the Origins of the Germanic Languages, ed. , v.

This book aims to restore the key position of historical linguistics in the debate on the origins and development of the peoples of northwestern Europe. It treats the history of the Germanic languages as a history of its speakers, and focuses on the role that language contact has played in creating the Germanic languages, between the first millennium BC and the early medieval period.

Language, Nation and Development in Southeast Asia, ed. , v.
Language, Nation and Development in Southeast Asia, ed. , v.

Language, Nation and Development in Southeast Asia, ed. , v.

Evaluates the successes and drawbacks of language policies in Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam and Myanmar, especially the ways in which these policies have often been resisted or contested.

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

Life During the Roman Empire, ed. , v.

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

Mastering Academic Language, ed. , v.
Mastering Academic Language, ed. , v.

Mastering Academic Language, ed. , v.

This book offers a step-by-step, research-based approach to scaffolding K-12 instruction for students who do not have the language and literacy skills that are needed in school. Readers will find practical teaching strategies based on the four key facets of academic language fluency, case studies about students’ experiences with academic language across the content areas, guidance on family involvement, study questions, and performance assessment tools.

Masterpieces of French Literature, ed. , v.
Masterpieces of French Literature, ed. , v.

Masterpieces of French Literature, ed. , v.

Provides a critical introduction to landmark novels in nineteenth- and twentieth-century French literature. Includes works that cover a time period of over 100 years and reflect both the development of the French novel during the era as well as themes, characters, and plots that appeal to readers in the twenty-first century.

Me and You, ed. , v.
Me and You, ed. , v.

Me and You, ed. , v.

Discusses social cooperation and the importance of strong, positive relationships and includes interactive activities throughout the text.

Me, ed. , v.
Me, ed. , v.

Me, ed. , v.

Uses interactive activities scattered throughout the text to engage readers in discovering more about themselves and encouraging self-expression.

Medieval Philosophy, ed. , v.
Medieval Philosophy, ed. , v.

Medieval Philosophy, ed. , v.

Features Plato and Aristotle, medieval philosophers, who were able to find logical bases for their theological beliefs, using rationality to better comprehend their faith. This book looks at the individuals who pioneered these new schools of thought and their lasting effects on our understanding of the nature of reality.

Melancholy Drift, ed. , v.
Melancholy Drift, ed. , v.

Melancholy Drift, ed. , v.

Offers an innovative study of three provocative Chinese directors, Wong Karwai, Hou Hsiao-hsien, and Tsai Ming-liang, whose highly stylized and non-linear configurations of time have brought new global respect for Chinese cinema.

Mesopotamia, ed. , v.
Mesopotamia, ed. , v.

Mesopotamia, ed. , v.

Celebrated for numerous developments in the areas of law, writing, religion, and mathematics, Mesopotamia has been immortalized as the cradle of civilization. Covers the ancient culture's rich history and accomplishments, and the magnificent temples and artifacts left behind.

Mesopotamia, ed. , v.
Mesopotamia, ed. , v.

Mesopotamia, ed. , v.

Examines the rich cultural achievements of the ancient Mesopotamia civilization, located between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers which included the kingdom of Babylon and development of the first writing system.

Modern Philosophy, ed. , v.
Modern Philosophy, ed. , v.

Modern Philosophy, ed. , v.

Traces the evolution of present-day Western philosophy and the diverging methods of inquiry that continue to inform a wide range of disciplines.

Mummies Around the World, ed. , v.
Mummies Around the World, ed. , v.

Mummies Around the World, ed. , v.

This title focuses on all aspects of mummies: their ancient and modern history; their scientific study; their occurrence around the world; the religious and cultural beliefs surrounding them; and their roles in literary and cinematic entertainment. It reviews cultural beliefs about death; the afterlife; and the interment, entombment, and cremation of human corpses, as well as the phenomenon of natural mummification.

Numbers, ed. , v.
Numbers, ed. , v.

Numbers, ed. , v.

Explores the concepts and real life applications of numbers by using illustrations, rhymes and a focus on the interaction between the reader and the text.

People and Places, ed. , v.
People and Places, ed. , v.

People and Places, ed. , v.

Discusses commonly visited places and locales in a neighborhood, city, and country as well as the many forms of transportation that are used to get there.

Philip's Atlas of World History, Concise Edition, ed. , v.
Philip's Atlas of World History, Concise Edition, ed. , v.

Philip's Atlas of World History, Concise Edition, ed. , v.

Records the history of human society throughout the world, from prehistory to the beginning of the twenty-first century. Provides worldwide coverage of socio-economic, cultural, and religious themes throughout history, as well as political history.

Plate Tectonics, ed. , v.
Plate Tectonics, ed. , v.

Plate Tectonics, ed. , v.

This book explores the slow but mighty shifts that created the continents and that continue to shape modern landscapes. Color photographs, diagrams, and sidebars are also provided.

Poetry and Drama, ed. , v.
Poetry and Drama, ed. , v.

Poetry and Drama, ed. , v.

Describes many of the most potent elements of language, beyond the realm of prose, and invoke the power of cadence, lyricism, and drama to recount all aspects of the human condition.

Principles of Information Technology, ed. , v.
Principles of Information Technology, ed. , v.

Principles of Information Technology, ed. , v.

This volume provides readers with a wide-ranging introduction to the field, covering the basic concepts, possibilities, ethical issues, and potential consequences of information technology.

Prose, ed. , v.
Prose, ed. , v.

Prose, ed. , v.

Examines the rhetorical tools and literary styles that have helped reinvent the art and study of storytelling over time.

Reaching Out to Latino Families of English Language Learners, ed. , v.
Reaching Out to Latino Families of English Language Learners, ed. , v.

Reaching Out to Latino Families of English Language Learners, ed. , v.

This books provides guidance and resources to help teachers communicate and collaborate with the families of Latino English Language Learners (ELLs). Practical tips and tools, including reproducible form letters in English and Spanish, are provided to help teachers solicit valuable information about students from their families, extend families’ knowledge of how U.S. schools operate, and provide families with ideas for helping students with their schoolwork at home.

Recent Social, Environmental, and Cultural Issues in East Asian Societies, ed. , v.
Recent Social, Environmental, and Cultural Issues in East Asian Societies, ed. , v.

Recent Social, Environmental, and Cultural Issues in East Asian Societies, ed. , v.

This title is an essential research book that explores various social, environmental, and cultural issues challenging modern East Asian cultures and their implications on society. Topics include Aesthetics; Childcare; Environmental Change; Government Policy; Health Finance Reform; Identity; Local Identity; Politics; Public Policy; Sanitation Development; and Social Risk.

Reporting on Race in a Digital Era, ed. , v.
Reporting on Race in a Digital Era, ed. , v.

Reporting on Race in a Digital Era, ed. , v.

This book shows how new models of journalism break with legacy journalism's conceptions of objectivity, expertise, and news judgment to provide deeper understanding of systems of power. It compares news narratives about contemporary racial issues, and includes interviews with reporters.

Rocks and Minerals, ed. , v.
Rocks and Minerals, ed. , v.

Rocks and Minerals, ed. , v.

Examines various aspects of rocks and minerals - including formation, classes, uses, and the earth's crust - with detailed illustrations and photographs.

Rocks, ed. , v.
Rocks, ed. , v.

Rocks, ed. , v.

The general properties of rock as well as the three major categories of rock--igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic--are all examined.

Science of Everyday Things, ed. , v.
Science of Everyday Things, ed. , v.

Science of Everyday Things, ed. , v.

This 4-vol. set illustrates the importance of scientific and mathematical principles through their use in everyday life. Each volume focuses on a specific scientific discipline -- biology, chemistry, earth sciences and physics -- offering students an in-depth understanding of each discipline and its theories.

Scientific English, ed. 3, v.
Scientific English, ed. 3, v.

Scientific English, ed. 3, v.

Explains the goals of scientific writing, the role of style, and the various kinds of writing in the sciences. Provides a basic guide to the fundamentals of English and addresses problem areas such as redundancies, abbreviations and acronyms, jargon, and foreign terms.

Shapes, ed. , v.
Shapes, ed. , v.

Shapes, ed. , v.

Examines easily recognizable shapes and their names using everyday items as examples. Includes activities to reinforce the theme.

Sounds, ed. , v.
Sounds, ed. , v.

Sounds, ed. , v.

Explores sounds that help children learn and explore the world around them, from common sounds in a house like a vacuum to those from outside like thunder and trains.

Studies of Chinese Linguistics, ed. , v.
Studies of Chinese Linguistics, ed. , v.

Studies of Chinese Linguistics, ed. , v.

Covers Chinese functional linguistics, including formal syntax and phonology.

Teaching and Learning Languages, ed. , v.
Teaching and Learning Languages, ed. , v.

Teaching and Learning Languages, ed. , v.

The book provides comprehensive guidance on the classroom environment, models of teaching and learning, and assessment. It aims to help teachers plan engaging lessons which will enable students to develop the key skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing in the target language.

Teens and Cyberbullying, ed. , v.
Teens and Cyberbullying, ed. , v.

Teens and Cyberbullying, ed. , v.

The internet and social media have changed the way teens experience bullying. Though the bullying takes place in cyberspace, it can have real physical and mental effects on teens’ health. This book explores why cyberbullying is so prevalent, the impact it has on society, and methods for preventing cyberbullying.

The 21st Century, ed. , v.
The 21st Century, ed. , v.

The 21st Century, ed. , v.

This resource spans human history from ancient times to the present, worldwide. Coverage into the twenty-first century is provided including detailed essays on major events between 2000 and 2016. The first sixteen years of the twenty-first century have seen tumultuous and life-changing events- terror, wars, natural disasters, as well as social and political events that will render the world forever changed.

The Arts, ed. , v.
The Arts, ed. , v.

The Arts, ed. , v.

Contains articles that explore different formats of art, from visual to performing, as well as brief biographies of influential artists from the past and present.

The Birth of Modern India, ed. , v.
The Birth of Modern India, ed. , v.

The Birth of Modern India, ed. , v.

Provides an overview of important historical events or periods in world history. This volume tells the story of how the modern country of India came into existence. It traces the ancient political struggles, along with the more recent struggles that lead to India becoming a colony of Great Britain and eventually an independent country.

The Cambridge Companion to Asian American Literature, ed. , v.
The Cambridge Companion to Asian American Literature, ed. , v.

The Cambridge Companion to Asian American Literature, ed. , v.

This book provides insight into the representative movements, regional settings, archival resources and critical reception that define Asian American literature. Covering subjects from immigrant narratives and internment literature to contemporary race studies and the problem of translation, this volume provides insight into the myriad traditions that have shaped the Asian American literary landscape.

The Cambridge Dictionary of Philosophy, ed. 3, v.
The Cambridge Dictionary of Philosophy, ed. 3, v.

The Cambridge Dictionary of Philosophy, ed. 3, v.

This comprehensive dictionary contains entries ranging from short definitions to longer articles, and is designed to facilitate the understanding of philosophy at all levels and in all fields. Some key features of this third edition include new entries covering Eastern as well as Western philosophy, new intellectual portraits of leading contemporary thinkers, and expansions in both text and index to facilitate research and browsing.

The Cambridge Introduction to French Literature, ed. , v.
The Cambridge Introduction to French Literature, ed. , v.

The Cambridge Introduction to French Literature, ed. , v.

This book presents an overview of French literature - its themes and forms, traditions and transformations - from the Middle Ages to the present. Close readings of exemplary passages from key works, presented in English translation and with the original French, are also provided.

The Cambridge Introduction to LIterature and Philosophy, ed. , v.
The Cambridge Introduction to LIterature and Philosophy, ed. , v.

The Cambridge Introduction to LIterature and Philosophy, ed. , v.

This book uncovers the deep interests that literature and philosophy share while offering a lucid account of their differences. It sheds new light on many standing debates and offers students and scholars of literary criticism, literary theory, and philosophy a chance to think freshly about questions that have preoccupied the Western tradition from its very beginnings up until the present.

The Culture of China, ed. , v.
The Culture of China, ed. , v.

The Culture of China, ed. , v.

Examines the sights, sounds, and tastes that have been developed and refined in China for centuries.

The Culture of India, ed. , v.
The Culture of India, ed. , v.

The Culture of India, ed. , v.

Examines the tapestry of major events and beliefs that imbue everyday Indian life with vitality, and presents the remarkable achievements in writing and the arts that have influenced individuals throughout the world.

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

The Emergence of Modern Europe, ed. , v.

The book contains a wealth of information complemented by beautiful photographs to draw readers into the history of the development of this powerful continent.

The Eye, ed. , v.
The Eye, ed. , v.

The Eye, ed. , v.

The structures and functions of the eye are examined in this volume that describes how we are able to process what we observe and react accordingly.

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

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

Designed for high-school students and lay adults, this collection of entries covers major areas of science including: biology, genetics, microbiology, astronomy, chemistry, physics, engineering, technology, geology, weather, archaeology, psychology, mathematics, and medicine, and provides readers with a wide range of up-to-date, relevant, and accurate information.

The Geography of India, ed. , v.
The Geography of India, ed. , v.

The Geography of India, ed. , v.

Examines areas that have remained untouched for centuries and areas of technological advancement that have brought this country to the forefront of innovation.

The History of Film, ed. , v.
The History of Film, ed. , v.

The History of Film, ed. , v.

This guide offers cinema enthusiasts everything they need to know about the history of film. It covers the film industry's most epic periods, including the early years of film starting in the 1830s, the silent years in the first quarter of the twentieth century, the pre-World War II sound era, the rise and fall of the Hollywood studios, and the transition into the twenty-first century.

The History of India, ed. , v.
The History of India, ed. , v.

The History of India, ed. , v.

This book recounts the history of India and much of present-day Pakistan and Bangladesh as well as the factors that have contributed to India's epic economic successes in recent times.

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

The History of Music, ed. , v.

This guide travels the river of musical time, from early Indian and Chinese conceptions, when music was first used as a sonic vector for religion, through its development in the Middle Ages to great classical composers of the late eighteenth century to the music of today.

The History of Photography, ed. , v.
The History of Photography, ed. , v.

The History of Photography, ed. , v.

This book traces the invention and early evolution and techniques of photography, from daguerreotypes to early attempts at color. The development of specific genres, such as portraiture, photojournalism, and fine art photography, is broken up with substantial sidebars that spotlight giants of the medium.

The History of Thailand, ed. , v.
The History of Thailand, ed. , v.

The History of Thailand, ed. , v.

Provides a clear portrayal of Thailand's culture and society, and explains its significance in the history of human civilization, its strategic geographic location, and its attraction as a tourist destination.

The History of Theatre, ed. , v.
The History of Theatre, ed. , v.

The History of Theatre, ed. , v.

This guide to the theater's history covers theater arts around the globe, including ancient Eastern arts like Kabuki and more modern ones such as Bollywood.

The History of Western Architecture, ed. , v.
The History of Western Architecture, ed. , v.

The History of Western Architecture, ed. , v.

This guide covers the progression of Western architectural thought and trends in some of the most remarkable structures in the West. The evolution of architecture in many ways reflects the history of how we live, think, worship, govern, and form societies.

The History of Western Dance, ed. , v.
The History of Western Dance, ed. , v.

The History of Western Dance, ed. , v.

This guide, with biographical profiles, discusses Western dance as an art form, a folk tradition, and an entertainment spectacle. It examines the wide ranging dance types, including some of ancient rituals, Christian dance ecstasies, court and folk dances, ballet, social dances, the waltz, ballroom, tap, modern dance, and break and hip-hop dancing.

The History of Western Ethics, ed. , v.
The History of Western Ethics, ed. , v.

The History of Western Ethics, ed. , v.

Looks at the development of the three major fields of Western ethics over time, while providing insightful cross-cultural comparisons between ancient moral philosophies of societies across the globe.

The History of Western Painting, ed. , v.
The History of Western Painting, ed. , v.

The History of Western Painting, ed. , v.

This guide paints for today's reader a picture of the history of painting--from its earliest manifestations through the present day. Covering such moments as early Christian iconography, the High Renaissance in Italy, and later developments in style under such movements as the Baroque, Romanticism, and Modernism, this guide brings to life the techniques and styles of painters throughout the ages.

The History of Western Sculpture, ed. , v.
The History of Western Sculpture, ed. , v.

The History of Western Sculpture, ed. , v.

This guide explains how Western sculpture evolved over time as it adapted to changing cultural contexts. All the while, the book also highlights influential sculptors and key works.

The Koreas, ed. , v.
The Koreas, ed. , v.

The Koreas, ed. , v.

Provides complete up-to-date resources available on both North Korea and South Korea.

The Novel 100, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
The Novel 100, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

The Novel 100, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Provides a reference that profiles great novels drawn from all cultures and periods of literature. Includes a plot summary and assessment of a particular novel, with an emphasis on facts about the novel's creation, critical reception, and contribution to literary history.

The Roman Colosseum, ed. , v.
The Roman Colosseum, ed. , v.

The Roman Colosseum, ed. , v.

This book examines the history of the Roman Colosseum, the most remarkable remnant of the mighty Roman Empire, which remains one of the greatest realms in world history.

The Romans, ed. , v.
The Romans, ed. , v.

The Romans, ed. , v.

Focuses on the discoveries and inventions of the ancient Roman civilization in the areas of transportation, agriculture, architecture, science, and technology.

The Rough Guide to Cambodia, ed. 4, v.
The Rough Guide to Cambodia, ed. 4, v.

The Rough Guide to Cambodia, ed. 4, v.

A travel guidebook to Cambodia. Recommends accommodations, restaurants and attractions for various budgets.

The Rough Guide to India, ed. 9, v.
The Rough Guide to India, ed. 9, v.

The Rough Guide to India, ed. 9, v.

A travel guidebook to India. Recommends accommodations, restaurants and attractions for various budgets.

The Women's Movement, ed. , v.
The Women's Movement, ed. , v.

The Women's Movement, ed. , v.

Provides an overview of important historical events or periods in world history. This volume focuses on the women's movement and features quotations from sources such as diaries, public records, and contemporary chronicles.

The World Around Us, ed. , v.
The World Around Us, ed. , v.

The World Around Us, ed. , v.

Explores the connections of the living world by using examples like plants, air, and seasons as well as activities to teach about the surrounding world.

Thinkers and Theories in Ethics, ed. , v.
Thinkers and Theories in Ethics, ed. , v.

Thinkers and Theories in Ethics, ed. , v.

Surveys the major theories that form the basis of ethical thought. Examines the world of ethics, and highlights the individuals whose seminal works confront some of our most fundamental human concerns.

Time, ed. , v.
Time, ed. , v.

Time, ed. , v.

Uses illustrations and activities to help children understand the concept of time, and the relationship between events and time.

Top 101 Authors, ed. , v.
Top 101 Authors, ed. , v.

Top 101 Authors, ed. , v.

This book provides readers with brief biographies of some of the most important, prolific, and influential authors of all time.

Trends and Applications of Text Summarization Techniques, ed. , v.
Trends and Applications of Text Summarization Techniques, ed. , v.

Trends and Applications of Text Summarization Techniques, ed. , v.

This book explores the latest approaches of document summarization including update, multi-lingual, and domain-oriented summarization tasks and examines their current real-world applications in multiple fields. Parallel construction, social network integration, and evaluation metrics are among the topics discussed.

Understanding Climate Change, Grades 7-12, ed. , v.
Understanding Climate Change, Grades 7-12, ed. , v.

Understanding Climate Change, Grades 7-12, ed. , v.

This book offers engaging opportunities to investigate and evaluate the lines of evidence for global warming and climate change. It provides an opportunity to explore the greenhouse effect by comparing and contrasting physical and digital models.

User-Centered Computer Aided Language Learning, ed. , v.
User-Centered Computer Aided Language Learning, ed. , v.

User-Centered Computer Aided Language Learning, ed. , v.

This book discusses the basis of a broad framework for the development and management of Computer Aided Language Learning (CALL) environments, covering domains as diverse as education, information systems, psychology, sociology, linguistics, artificial intelligence and e-learning.

Using Internet Primary Sources to Teach Critical Thinking Skills in World Languages, ed. , v.
Using Internet Primary Sources to Teach Critical Thinking Skills in World Languages, ed. , v.

Using Internet Primary Sources to Teach Critical Thinking Skills in World Languages, ed. , v.

Language teachers, social studies teachers, and school library media specialists will find this resource invaluable for providing lessons and activities in critical thinking for students in grades 7-12. It is filled with over 200 primary source Internet sites covering the Chinese, French, German, Spanish, Japanese, Russian, and Latin languages.

Using Understanding by Design in the Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Classroom, ed. , v.
Using Understanding by Design in the Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Classroom, ed. , v.

Using Understanding by Design in the Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Classroom, ed. , v.

This book provides a practical guide of ensuring that all students have equitable access to high-quality curriculum and instruction in multicultural and language diverse classrooms.

What Are the Dangers of Online Scams?, ed. , v.
What Are the Dangers of Online Scams?, ed. , v.

What Are the Dangers of Online Scams?, ed. , v.

Online scams bilk internet users out of millions of dollars each year. From phishing schemes to romance scams, online scammers take advantage of their victims’ weaknesses to steal their money or personal data. This book looks at why people fall for online scams and how they can avoid them.

What Is Fiction?, ed. , v.
What Is Fiction?, ed. , v.

What Is Fiction?, ed. , v.

This book explains what constitutes a work of fiction as well as why it's written in the first place, and highlights important terminology, such as conflict.

What Is Nonfiction?, ed. , v.
What Is Nonfiction?, ed. , v.

What Is Nonfiction?, ed. , v.

This book provides young readers with examples of nonfiction in action. It features excerpts from and comparisons between essays, reports, and more.

What Is This Thing Called Philosophy of Language?, ed. , v.
What Is This Thing Called Philosophy of Language?, ed. , v.

What Is This Thing Called Philosophy of Language?, ed. , v.

This book explores some of the fundamental yet most technical problems in philosophy, such as meaning and reference, semantics, and propositional attitudes. Some of its greatest exponents, including Gottlob Frege, Ludwig Wittgenstein and Bertrand Russell amongst the major figures in the history of philosophy.

What Is a Fairy Tale?, ed. , v.
What Is a Fairy Tale?, ed. , v.

What Is a Fairy Tale?, ed. , v.

Fairy tales teach children stories of characters in imaginary worlds who undergo hardship but learn to overcome their difficult circumstances. This book covers the basic components that make up fairy tales, as well as the purpose these tales serve in culture.

What Is a Folktale?, ed. , v.
What Is a Folktale?, ed. , v.

What Is a Folktale?, ed. , v.

This book delves into the history of folktales, or stories made up by peoples around the world to teach important values to children. Traditional folktales from a variety of Native American communities and countries such as India and Botswana are presented to show the commonalities shared by diverse cultures in their classic stories.

What Is a Legend?, ed. , v.
What Is a Legend?, ed. , v.

What Is a Legend?, ed. , v.

Legends are tales that are based on real events, but exaggerated so that they are not completely true. In this book, readers will learn the most important aspects of what defines a legend, as well as how to tell fact from fiction in these semi-historical tales.

What Is a Myth?, ed. , v.
What Is a Myth?, ed. , v.

What Is a Myth?, ed. , v.

Myths can explain cultural lessons, values, and religious beliefs of a specific group of people, and are a prime component of the Common Core Reading standards for grade levels 2 and 3. Within this book, Norse, Egyptian, and Chinese myths are reproduced in a way that young readers can interpret their meanings and prompt them to make cross-cultural comparisons.

What Is a Play?, ed. , v.
What Is a Play?, ed. , v.

What Is a Play?, ed. , v.

This book features excerpts from famous and not-so-famous plays, and is intended to educate, entertain, and inspire young readers.

What Is a Poem?, ed. , v.
What Is a Poem?, ed. , v.

What Is a Poem?, ed. , v.

In this book, rhythm, word stress, and the other central elements of poetry are explained, as well as themes that are common in this sensory-based form of writing. Examples of short poems are featured, including samples of the haiku form that originated in Japan or the Irish limerick.

What Is a Song?, ed. , v.
What Is a Song?, ed. , v.

What Is a Song?, ed. , v.

This book teaches young readers about the many different kinds of songs around the world and throughout history.

What Is a Technical Text?, ed. , v.
What Is a Technical Text?, ed. , v.

What Is a Technical Text?, ed. , v.

This book introduces readers to technical texts and their uses. Students learn about the purposes and types of technical texts, and analyze sample texts.

What is a Fable?, ed. , v.
What is a Fable?, ed. , v.

What is a Fable?, ed. , v.

Fables allow young readers to learn universal morals by using animals to teach them important lessons. This book explains the concept of a fable--defining the genre, detailing its characteristics, and reproducing some of the most famous examples of these stories from cultures around the world. After learning all about fables, a hands-on, guided activity at the end helps readers go through the steps necessary to write their own.

Women in Science Fiction and Fantasy, ed. , v.
Women in Science Fiction and Fantasy, ed. , v.

Women in Science Fiction and Fantasy, ed. , v.

Examines women's contributions to science fiction and fantasy across a range of media and genres, such as fiction, nonfiction, film, television, art, comics, graphic novels, and music.

Words, ed. , v.
Words, ed. , v.

Words, ed. , v.

Discusses how language is used to communicate with activities and by examining the alphabet, opposites, rhymes, and parts of a sentence.

World Englishes in Asian Contexts, ed. , v.
World Englishes in Asian Contexts, ed. , v.

World Englishes in Asian Contexts, ed. , v.

Discusses issues resulting from the introduction of English in culturally different contexts and the two-way interaction of English and local languages in Asia.

Biography

100 People Who Made History, ed. , v.
100 People Who Made History, ed. , v.

100 People Who Made History, ed. , v.

Presents brief profiles of one hundred inventors, philosophers, economists, politicians, explorers, and other individuals who have made an impact on history, discussing the achievements of Aristotle, Mark Zuckerberg, Marie Curie, Pele, and others from various industries.

Authors of The Enlightenment, ed. , v.
Authors of The Enlightenment, ed. , v.

Authors of The Enlightenment, ed. , v.

Reason, rationality, and reform were the watchwords of the Enlightenment era and the themes of much of the writing that appeared at that time. Such luminaries as Voltaire, Benjamin Franklin, and Thomas Paine took up their pens to illuminate the social injustices and injuries to personal freedom that pervaded their societies. The lives of these writers and others—from novelists, dramatists, and poets to satirists, social critics, and more—are profiled in this volume.

Authors of the 19th Century, ed. , v.
Authors of the 19th Century, ed. , v.

Authors of the 19th Century, ed. , v.

From Romanticism to Realism, the 19th century saw a flourishing of literary movements, as well as the arrival of several now-revered luminaries on the literary scene. This volume examines the lives of some of the 19th century’s greatest writers—Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, and Leo Tolstoy, to name just a few—and reveal the stories behind the works they crafted.

Authors of the Early to Mid-20th Century, ed. , v.
Authors of the Early to Mid-20th Century, ed. , v.

Authors of the Early to Mid-20th Century, ed. , v.

At the dawn of the 20th century, writers began experimenting with literary styles as never before. The modernism of Marcel Proust, Virginia Woolf, James Joyce, and T.S. Eliot, the existentialism of Jean-Paul Sartre and Albert Camus, Samuel Beckett’s absurdist writings, and the range of literary output from around the world reflect the spirit of the period. The lives and works of these and other authors are surveyed in this volume.

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

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

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

Classical Authors, ed. , v.
Classical Authors, ed. , v.

Classical Authors, ed. , v.

Epics such as Homer’s Odyssey and Virgil’s Aeneid and tales such as those contained in the collected The Thousand and One Nights offer readers a glimpse into ancient cultures and eras. This volume profiles individuals and works that have withstood the test of time, remaining culturally significant and influential for centuries.

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

Contemporary Authors, ed. , v.

In the tradition established by literary heavyweights who came before, modern writers of all backgrounds have continued to entertain and to confront the social, cultural, and psychological realities of the times with their own flair and insight. This volume profiles a diverse selection of authors—from Toni Morrison to Sylvia Plath to Stephen King to David Foster Wallace—an attestation to the scope and complexity of modern society.

Top 101 Authors, ed. , v.
Top 101 Authors, ed. , v.

Top 101 Authors, ed. , v.

This book provides readers with brief biographies of some of the most important, prolific, and influential authors of all time.

Social Science

21st Century Anthropology, ed. , v.
21st Century Anthropology, ed. , v.

21st Century Anthropology, ed. , v.

Highlights the most important anthropology topics, issues, questions, and debates in the 21st Century. Includes applied anthropology, archaeology and paleontology, sociocultural anthropology, evolution, linguistics, physical and biological anthropology, and primate studies.

Art, Politics, and Commerce in Chinese Cinema, ed. , v.
Art, Politics, and Commerce in Chinese Cinema, ed. , v.

Art, Politics, and Commerce in Chinese Cinema, ed. , v.

From animation to documentary, history of the industry to cinematic attempts to recreate history, propaganda to piracy, the influx of Hollywood imports to Chinese-style blockbusters, this book presents a fresh set of critical approaches to the field of cinema.

Asian Englishes, ed. , v.
Asian Englishes, ed. , v.

Asian Englishes, ed. , v.

Provides an insightful and provocative study of the users and uses of English in Asia.

Cinema at the City's Edge, ed. , v.
Cinema at the City's Edge, ed. , v.

Cinema at the City's Edge, ed. , v.

Presents a number of leading voices on contemporary Asian cinema studies, through a range of interdisciplinary responses that simultaneously investigate film practices and technologies in East Asia.

Compendium of the World's Languages, ed. 3, v.
Compendium of the World's Languages, ed. 3, v.

Compendium of the World's Languages, ed. 3, v.

Provides up-to-date and accurate descriptions of a wide selection of natural language systems. All cultural and historical notes as well as statistical data have been checked, updated and in many cases expanded. Presents an even broader range of languages and language families, including new coverage of Australian aboriginal languages and expanded treatment of North American and African languages.

Encyclopedia of Goddesses and Heroines, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Goddesses and Heroines, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Goddesses and Heroines, ed. , v.

Provides a comprehensive introduction to the ways goddess figures have been viewed through the ages. Covers thousands of figures of feminine divinity and describes the myths and attributes of goddesses and female spiritual powers from around the world.

Korean Masculinities and Transcultural Consumption, ed. , v.
Korean Masculinities and Transcultural Consumption, ed. , v.

Korean Masculinities and Transcultural Consumption, ed. , v.

Investigates transcultural consumption of three iconic figures, the middle aged Japanese female fandom of actor Bae Yong-Joon, the Western online cult fandom of the horror film Oldboy, and the Singaporean fandom of the popstar Rain.

LGBTQ HIstory and Current Issues, ed. , v.
LGBTQ HIstory and Current Issues, ed. , v.

LGBTQ HIstory and Current Issues, ed. , v.

This book provides an overview of LGBTQ history and current issues. It includes biographies of some notable figures in LGBTQ history.

Language Contact and the Origins of the Germanic Languages, ed. , v.
Language Contact and the Origins of the Germanic Languages, ed. , v.

Language Contact and the Origins of the Germanic Languages, ed. , v.

This book aims to restore the key position of historical linguistics in the debate on the origins and development of the peoples of northwestern Europe. It treats the history of the Germanic languages as a history of its speakers, and focuses on the role that language contact has played in creating the Germanic languages, between the first millennium BC and the early medieval period.

Melancholy Drift, ed. , v.
Melancholy Drift, ed. , v.

Melancholy Drift, ed. , v.

Offers an innovative study of three provocative Chinese directors, Wong Karwai, Hou Hsiao-hsien, and Tsai Ming-liang, whose highly stylized and non-linear configurations of time have brought new global respect for Chinese cinema.

Mummies Around the World, ed. , v.
Mummies Around the World, ed. , v.

Mummies Around the World, ed. , v.

This title focuses on all aspects of mummies: their ancient and modern history; their scientific study; their occurrence around the world; the religious and cultural beliefs surrounding them; and their roles in literary and cinematic entertainment. It reviews cultural beliefs about death; the afterlife; and the interment, entombment, and cremation of human corpses, as well as the phenomenon of natural mummification.

Recent Social, Environmental, and Cultural Issues in East Asian Societies, ed. , v.
Recent Social, Environmental, and Cultural Issues in East Asian Societies, ed. , v.

Recent Social, Environmental, and Cultural Issues in East Asian Societies, ed. , v.

This title is an essential research book that explores various social, environmental, and cultural issues challenging modern East Asian cultures and their implications on society. Topics include Aesthetics; Childcare; Environmental Change; Government Policy; Health Finance Reform; Identity; Local Identity; Politics; Public Policy; Sanitation Development; and Social Risk.

Reporting on Race in a Digital Era, ed. , v.
Reporting on Race in a Digital Era, ed. , v.

Reporting on Race in a Digital Era, ed. , v.

This book shows how new models of journalism break with legacy journalism's conceptions of objectivity, expertise, and news judgment to provide deeper understanding of systems of power. It compares news narratives about contemporary racial issues, and includes interviews with reporters.

Teens and Cyberbullying, ed. , v.
Teens and Cyberbullying, ed. , v.

Teens and Cyberbullying, ed. , v.

The internet and social media have changed the way teens experience bullying. Though the bullying takes place in cyberspace, it can have real physical and mental effects on teens’ health. This book explores why cyberbullying is so prevalent, the impact it has on society, and methods for preventing cyberbullying.

The History of Western Ethics, ed. , v.
The History of Western Ethics, ed. , v.

The History of Western Ethics, ed. , v.

Looks at the development of the three major fields of Western ethics over time, while providing insightful cross-cultural comparisons between ancient moral philosophies of societies across the globe.

Thinkers and Theories in Ethics, ed. , v.
Thinkers and Theories in Ethics, ed. , v.

Thinkers and Theories in Ethics, ed. , v.

Surveys the major theories that form the basis of ethical thought. Examines the world of ethics, and highlights the individuals whose seminal works confront some of our most fundamental human concerns.

Using Internet Primary Sources to Teach Critical Thinking Skills in World Languages, ed. , v.
Using Internet Primary Sources to Teach Critical Thinking Skills in World Languages, ed. , v.

Using Internet Primary Sources to Teach Critical Thinking Skills in World Languages, ed. , v.

Language teachers, social studies teachers, and school library media specialists will find this resource invaluable for providing lessons and activities in critical thinking for students in grades 7-12. It is filled with over 200 primary source Internet sites covering the Chinese, French, German, Spanish, Japanese, Russian, and Latin languages.

What Are the Dangers of Online Scams?, ed. , v.
What Are the Dangers of Online Scams?, ed. , v.

What Are the Dangers of Online Scams?, ed. , v.

Online scams bilk internet users out of millions of dollars each year. From phishing schemes to romance scams, online scammers take advantage of their victims’ weaknesses to steal their money or personal data. This book looks at why people fall for online scams and how they can avoid them.

Arts

A Look at Cubism, ed. , v.
A Look at Cubism, ed. , v.

A Look at Cubism, ed. , v.

This book provides an overview of Cubism, one of the most influential visual art styles of the early twentieth century. Coverage includes Picasso and Braque, the pioneers of Cubist painting, as well as the evolution of the Cubist style.

A Look at Impressionist Art, ed. , v.
A Look at Impressionist Art, ed. , v.

A Look at Impressionist Art, ed. , v.

This book provides an overview of Impressionism, style in which the artist captures the image of an object as someone would see it if they just caught a glimpse of it. Coverage includes such artists as Edouard Manet, CamillePissaro, Claude Monet, Berthe Morisot, and Pierre-Auguste Renoir.

A Look at Pop Art, ed. , v.
A Look at Pop Art, ed. , v.

A Look at Pop Art, ed. , v.

This book provides an overview of Pop art, the art of popular culture. It was the visual art movement that characterized a sense of optimism during the postwar consumer boom of the 1950s and 1960s, and was considered brash, young, fun, and hostile to the artistic establishment.

A Look at Renaissance Art, ed. , v.
A Look at Renaissance Art, ed. , v.

A Look at Renaissance Art, ed. , v.

This book provides an overview of art during the Renaissance, and helps them to be able to understand events, procedures, ideas, or concepts within a historical context.

A Look at Urban Art, ed. , v.
A Look at Urban Art, ed. , v.

A Look at Urban Art, ed. , v.

This book provides students with an introduction to the urban art style, and allows them to use information gained from illustrations and photographs, and the words in a text to demonstrate understanding of the text.

Art That Changed the World, ed. , v.
Art That Changed the World, ed. , v.

Art That Changed the World, ed. , v.

This guide tells the story of every major art style, movement by movement, from ancient and medieval times to modern day, giving art lovers a visual timeline showing key paintings that sparked each transition and explaining major events that shaped their evolution.

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.

Chinese Art and Its Encounter with the World, ed. , v. 1
Chinese Art and Its Encounter with the World, ed. , v. 1

Chinese Art and Its Encounter with the World, ed. , v. 1

This book examines Chinese art from the mid-eighteenth century to the present. By means of a series of closely-focused case studies, often introducing previously marginalized aspects of Chinese visual culture, it analyzes Chinese art’s encounter with the world, arguing that we cannot fully understand modern Chinese art without taking this larger global context into account.

Chinese Landscape Painting as Western Art History, ed. , v. 1
Chinese Landscape Painting as Western Art History, ed. , v. 1

Chinese Landscape Painting as Western Art History, ed. , v. 1

This is a provocative essay of reflections on traditional mainstream scholarship on Chinese art as done by towering figures in the field such as James Cahill and Wen Fong. James Elkins offers an engaging and accessible survey of his personal journey encountering and interpreting Chinese art through Western scholars’ writings.

East Asian Pop Culture, ed. , v.
East Asian Pop Culture, ed. , v.

East Asian Pop Culture, ed. , v.

Provides a multi-layered analysis of the emerging East Asian media culture, using the Korean TV drama as its analytic vehicle.

Fine Arts in the Era of Mao Zedong, ed. , v.
Fine Arts in the Era of Mao Zedong, ed. , v.

Fine Arts in the Era of Mao Zedong, ed. , v.

Comprehensively describes and analyzes the historical development and the nature of the fine arts of the Mao Zedong Era.

The Arts, ed. , v.
The Arts, ed. , v.

The Arts, ed. , v.

Contains articles that explore different formats of art, from visual to performing, as well as brief biographies of influential artists from the past and present.

The History of Film, ed. , v.
The History of Film, ed. , v.

The History of Film, ed. , v.

This guide offers cinema enthusiasts everything they need to know about the history of film. It covers the film industry's most epic periods, including the early years of film starting in the 1830s, the silent years in the first quarter of the twentieth century, the pre-World War II sound era, the rise and fall of the Hollywood studios, and the transition into the twenty-first century.

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

The History of Music, ed. , v.

This guide travels the river of musical time, from early Indian and Chinese conceptions, when music was first used as a sonic vector for religion, through its development in the Middle Ages to great classical composers of the late eighteenth century to the music of today.

The History of Photography, ed. , v.
The History of Photography, ed. , v.

The History of Photography, ed. , v.

This book traces the invention and early evolution and techniques of photography, from daguerreotypes to early attempts at color. The development of specific genres, such as portraiture, photojournalism, and fine art photography, is broken up with substantial sidebars that spotlight giants of the medium.

The History of Theatre, ed. , v.
The History of Theatre, ed. , v.

The History of Theatre, ed. , v.

This guide to the theater's history covers theater arts around the globe, including ancient Eastern arts like Kabuki and more modern ones such as Bollywood.

The History of Western Architecture, ed. , v.
The History of Western Architecture, ed. , v.

The History of Western Architecture, ed. , v.

This guide covers the progression of Western architectural thought and trends in some of the most remarkable structures in the West. The evolution of architecture in many ways reflects the history of how we live, think, worship, govern, and form societies.

The History of Western Dance, ed. , v.
The History of Western Dance, ed. , v.

The History of Western Dance, ed. , v.

This guide, with biographical profiles, discusses Western dance as an art form, a folk tradition, and an entertainment spectacle. It examines the wide ranging dance types, including some of ancient rituals, Christian dance ecstasies, court and folk dances, ballet, social dances, the waltz, ballroom, tap, modern dance, and break and hip-hop dancing.

The History of Western Painting, ed. , v.
The History of Western Painting, ed. , v.

The History of Western Painting, ed. , v.

This guide paints for today's reader a picture of the history of painting--from its earliest manifestations through the present day. Covering such moments as early Christian iconography, the High Renaissance in Italy, and later developments in style under such movements as the Baroque, Romanticism, and Modernism, this guide brings to life the techniques and styles of painters throughout the ages.

The History of Western Sculpture, ed. , v.
The History of Western Sculpture, ed. , v.

The History of Western Sculpture, ed. , v.

This guide explains how Western sculpture evolved over time as it adapted to changing cultural contexts. All the while, the book also highlights influential sculptors and key works.

What Is a Play?, ed. , v.
What Is a Play?, ed. , v.

What Is a Play?, ed. , v.

This book features excerpts from famous and not-so-famous plays, and is intended to educate, entertain, and inspire young readers.

What Is a Song?, ed. , v.
What Is a Song?, ed. , v.

What Is a Song?, ed. , v.

This book teaches young readers about the many different kinds of songs around the world and throughout history.

History

A Pictorial Record of the Qing Dynasty, ed. , v.
A Pictorial Record of the Qing Dynasty, ed. , v.

A Pictorial Record of the Qing Dynasty, ed. , v.

Includes two major categories of maps: river maps and maps of historical sites. Depicts the rivers and areas along the banks while at the same time tracing the shapes of city walls, places of historical interest, and beauty spots along the rivers.

A Pictorial Record of the Qing Dynasty, ed. , v.
A Pictorial Record of the Qing Dynasty, ed. , v.

A Pictorial Record of the Qing Dynasty, ed. , v.

Contains numerous photographs and paintings of the organizational system of the Liaoning area, its war relics, religious temples, culture, and education during the Qing Dynasty.

A Pictorial Record of the Qing Dynasty, ed. , v.
A Pictorial Record of the Qing Dynasty, ed. , v.

A Pictorial Record of the Qing Dynasty, ed. , v.

Records the early stage of the Manchurian Railway (1906-1911), covering its operations along the railway and in its accessory lands. Provides resources for studying the history of Japan's invasion of China dating from the late Qing Dynasty.

A Pictorial Record of the Qing Dynasty, ed. , v.
A Pictorial Record of the Qing Dynasty, ed. , v.

A Pictorial Record of the Qing Dynasty, ed. , v.

Covers various business documents including trademarks, business firm seals, contracts, bills, stamps, etc. from the mid-19th century through 1911. Provides descriptions, names of business firms and registration dates.

A Pictorial Record of the Qing Dynasty, ed. , v.
A Pictorial Record of the Qing Dynasty, ed. , v.

A Pictorial Record of the Qing Dynasty, ed. , v.

Features a visual reference for researching the architectural evolution during the Qing Dynasty and also provides a multi-faceted perspective on China's political, social, cultural, and economic landscapes then.

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

Ancient Egypt, ed. , v.

Covers ancient Egyptian culture and traditions and profiles important sites throughout Egypt, many of which still contain remnants and artifacts that illustrate the importance of this extraordinary civilization.

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

Ancient Egypt, ed. , v.

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

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

Ancient Greece, ed. , v.

This book recounts the events that were instrumental to the development of this civilization and the legacies it has left behind. Offers in-depth discussion on the Pre-Greek societies that fueled the imagination and gave birth to an enduring body of Greek mythology.

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

Ancient Greece, ed. , v.

Explores the legacy of the Ancient Greek culture by examining the society, politics and beliefs of this ancient civilization, which has influenced the arts, philosophy and democracy of the Western world for centuries.

Ancient Philosophy, ed. , v.
Ancient Philosophy, ed. , v.

Ancient Philosophy, ed. , v.

Introduces readers to Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle, and also examines the effect of these thinkers on the major religions of the time, namely, Judaism and Christianity.

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

Ancient Rome, ed. , v.

Explores the legacy of the Roman Empire and its famous leaders such as Julius Caesar, along with the society, politics and beliefs of this ancient civilization, which has influenced the Western world for centuries.

Atlas of Ancient Worlds, ed. , v.
Atlas of Ancient Worlds, ed. , v.

Atlas of Ancient Worlds, ed. , v.

Provides facts about Egyptian pharaohs, Japanese dynasties, Peruvian people, and other ancient civilizations.

China, ed. , v.
China, ed. , v.

China, ed. , v.

Provides an up-to-date examination of China, past and present, and offers detailed information on a country whose substantial impact on the global economy and consumer culture continues to grow.

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

Discovering Ancient China, ed. , v.

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

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

Discovering Ancient Egypt, ed. , v.

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

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

Discovering Ancient Greece, ed. , v.

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

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

Discovering Ancient Mesoamerican Civilizations, ed. , v.

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

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

Discovering Ancient Rome, ed. , v.

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

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

Discovering Native North American Cultures, ed. , v.

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

Disease in History, ed. , v.
Disease in History, ed. , v.

Disease in History, ed. , v.

Describes several of the epidemics that have significantly influenced historical events; explains how the discovery of germs in the last two centuries was able to reverse millennia of superstition and ignorance in the treatment of infectious diseases; and explains how and why the world of microbial organisms has been able to thwart many of medical science's greatest efforts to eliminate, or, at the very least, control them.

Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt, ed. 3, v.
Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt, ed. 3, v.

Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt, ed. 3, v.

Includes more than 2,300 detailed entries regarding the latest discoveries and excavations in ancient Egypt.

Geography and Ethnography, ed. , v.
Geography and Ethnography, ed. , v.

Geography and Ethnography, ed. , v.

This book provides analysis of the thoughts and records documenting the worldviews of a wide range of pre-modern societies. It includes cross-cultural comparison of ancient societies around the globe, from the Chinese to the Incas and Aztecs, from the Greeks and Romans to the peoples of ancient India.

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

Life During the Roman Empire, ed. , v.

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

Medieval Philosophy, ed. , v.
Medieval Philosophy, ed. , v.

Medieval Philosophy, ed. , v.

Features Plato and Aristotle, medieval philosophers, who were able to find logical bases for their theological beliefs, using rationality to better comprehend their faith. This book looks at the individuals who pioneered these new schools of thought and their lasting effects on our understanding of the nature of reality.

Mesopotamia, ed. , v.
Mesopotamia, ed. , v.

Mesopotamia, ed. , v.

Celebrated for numerous developments in the areas of law, writing, religion, and mathematics, Mesopotamia has been immortalized as the cradle of civilization. Covers the ancient culture's rich history and accomplishments, and the magnificent temples and artifacts left behind.

Mesopotamia, ed. , v.
Mesopotamia, ed. , v.

Mesopotamia, ed. , v.

Examines the rich cultural achievements of the ancient Mesopotamia civilization, located between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers which included the kingdom of Babylon and development of the first writing system.

Modern Philosophy, ed. , v.
Modern Philosophy, ed. , v.

Modern Philosophy, ed. , v.

Traces the evolution of present-day Western philosophy and the diverging methods of inquiry that continue to inform a wide range of disciplines.

Mummies Around the World, ed. , v.
Mummies Around the World, ed. , v.

Mummies Around the World, ed. , v.

This title focuses on all aspects of mummies: their ancient and modern history; their scientific study; their occurrence around the world; the religious and cultural beliefs surrounding them; and their roles in literary and cinematic entertainment. It reviews cultural beliefs about death; the afterlife; and the interment, entombment, and cremation of human corpses, as well as the phenomenon of natural mummification.

Philip's Atlas of World History, Concise Edition, ed. , v.
Philip's Atlas of World History, Concise Edition, ed. , v.

Philip's Atlas of World History, Concise Edition, ed. , v.

Records the history of human society throughout the world, from prehistory to the beginning of the twenty-first century. Provides worldwide coverage of socio-economic, cultural, and religious themes throughout history, as well as political history.

The 21st Century, ed. , v.
The 21st Century, ed. , v.

The 21st Century, ed. , v.

This resource spans human history from ancient times to the present, worldwide. Coverage into the twenty-first century is provided including detailed essays on major events between 2000 and 2016. The first sixteen years of the twenty-first century have seen tumultuous and life-changing events- terror, wars, natural disasters, as well as social and political events that will render the world forever changed.

The Birth of Modern India, ed. , v.
The Birth of Modern India, ed. , v.

The Birth of Modern India, ed. , v.

Provides an overview of important historical events or periods in world history. This volume tells the story of how the modern country of India came into existence. It traces the ancient political struggles, along with the more recent struggles that lead to India becoming a colony of Great Britain and eventually an independent country.

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

The Emergence of Modern Europe, ed. , v.

The book contains a wealth of information complemented by beautiful photographs to draw readers into the history of the development of this powerful continent.

The History of Film, ed. , v.
The History of Film, ed. , v.

The History of Film, ed. , v.

This guide offers cinema enthusiasts everything they need to know about the history of film. It covers the film industry's most epic periods, including the early years of film starting in the 1830s, the silent years in the first quarter of the twentieth century, the pre-World War II sound era, the rise and fall of the Hollywood studios, and the transition into the twenty-first century.

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

The History of Music, ed. , v.

This guide travels the river of musical time, from early Indian and Chinese conceptions, when music was first used as a sonic vector for religion, through its development in the Middle Ages to great classical composers of the late eighteenth century to the music of today.

The History of Photography, ed. , v.
The History of Photography, ed. , v.

The History of Photography, ed. , v.

This book traces the invention and early evolution and techniques of photography, from daguerreotypes to early attempts at color. The development of specific genres, such as portraiture, photojournalism, and fine art photography, is broken up with substantial sidebars that spotlight giants of the medium.

The History of Thailand, ed. , v.
The History of Thailand, ed. , v.

The History of Thailand, ed. , v.

Provides a clear portrayal of Thailand's culture and society, and explains its significance in the history of human civilization, its strategic geographic location, and its attraction as a tourist destination.

The History of Theatre, ed. , v.
The History of Theatre, ed. , v.

The History of Theatre, ed. , v.

This guide to the theater's history covers theater arts around the globe, including ancient Eastern arts like Kabuki and more modern ones such as Bollywood.

The History of Western Architecture, ed. , v.
The History of Western Architecture, ed. , v.

The History of Western Architecture, ed. , v.

This guide covers the progression of Western architectural thought and trends in some of the most remarkable structures in the West. The evolution of architecture in many ways reflects the history of how we live, think, worship, govern, and form societies.

The History of Western Dance, ed. , v.
The History of Western Dance, ed. , v.

The History of Western Dance, ed. , v.

This guide, with biographical profiles, discusses Western dance as an art form, a folk tradition, and an entertainment spectacle. It examines the wide ranging dance types, including some of ancient rituals, Christian dance ecstasies, court and folk dances, ballet, social dances, the waltz, ballroom, tap, modern dance, and break and hip-hop dancing.

The History of Western Painting, ed. , v.
The History of Western Painting, ed. , v.

The History of Western Painting, ed. , v.

This guide paints for today's reader a picture of the history of painting--from its earliest manifestations through the present day. Covering such moments as early Christian iconography, the High Renaissance in Italy, and later developments in style under such movements as the Baroque, Romanticism, and Modernism, this guide brings to life the techniques and styles of painters throughout the ages.

The History of Western Sculpture, ed. , v.
The History of Western Sculpture, ed. , v.

The History of Western Sculpture, ed. , v.

This guide explains how Western sculpture evolved over time as it adapted to changing cultural contexts. All the while, the book also highlights influential sculptors and key works.

The Koreas, ed. , v.
The Koreas, ed. , v.

The Koreas, ed. , v.

Provides complete up-to-date resources available on both North Korea and South Korea.

The Roman Colosseum, ed. , v.
The Roman Colosseum, ed. , v.

The Roman Colosseum, ed. , v.

This book examines the history of the Roman Colosseum, the most remarkable remnant of the mighty Roman Empire, which remains one of the greatest realms in world history.

The Women's Movement, ed. , v.
The Women's Movement, ed. , v.

The Women's Movement, ed. , v.

Provides an overview of important historical events or periods in world history. This volume focuses on the women's movement and features quotations from sources such as diaries, public records, and contemporary chronicles.

General Reference

Animals, ed. , v.
Animals, ed. , v.

Animals, ed. , v.

Discusses the importance of animals in our lives and how they provide food, companionship, clothing, and other needs, and provides activities for further understanding.

Basic English Grammar For Dummies®, ed. , v.
Basic English Grammar For Dummies®, ed. , v.

Basic English Grammar For Dummies®, ed. , v.

This book provides the basic grammar rules and makes it easy to get up and running on what you need to know to partake in successful everyday communication, no matter your audience or medium.

Colors, ed. , v.
Colors, ed. , v.

Colors, ed. , v.

Using illustrations and activities, this title explores the themes of color - how to mix colors, and identifying and describing objects of different colors.

Colors, ed. , v.
Colors, ed. , v.

Colors, ed. , v.

Using illustrations and activities, this title explores the themes of color - how to mix colors, and identifying and describing objects of different colors.

Compost, ed. , v.
Compost, ed. , v.

Compost, ed. , v.

Covers how to make the best compost using ingredients that are easily found around the house.

French-English Bilingual Visual Dictionary, ed. , v.
French-English Bilingual Visual Dictionary, ed. , v.

French-English Bilingual Visual Dictionary, ed. , v.

This illustrated dictionary of French terms arranged by theme is intended for tourist and business travelers. Updated to reflect recent changes in technology and clothing, it will help you learn and retain all the key phrases you need to know for ordering and buying food, talking about work, discussing health, and studying language.

German-English Bilingual Visual Dictionary, ed. , v.
German-English Bilingual Visual Dictionary, ed. , v.

German-English Bilingual Visual Dictionary, ed. , v.

This illustrated dictionary of German terms arranged by theme is intended for tourist and business travelers. Updated to reflect recent changes in technology and clothing, it will help you learn and retain all the key phrases you need to know for ordering and buying food, talking about work, discussing health, and studying language.

How Do I Use a Database?, ed. , v.
How Do I Use a Database?, ed. , v.

How Do I Use a Database?, ed. , v.

This book teaches the reader about different types of databases, as well as how they organize, store, and retrieve information.

How Do I Use a Dictionary?, ed. , v.
How Do I Use a Dictionary?, ed. , v.

How Do I Use a Dictionary?, ed. , v.

This book teaches the reader about the different types of dictionaries, how they are compiled and organized, what pronunciation symbols and accents mean, and what abbreviations represent.

How Do I Use a Library?, ed. , v.
How Do I Use a Library?, ed. , v.

How Do I Use a Library?, ed. , v.

This book helps the reader to navigate the physical and digital bookshelves of libraries, explaining the various types of libraries and breaking down how to use library catalogues and classification systems. This is followed by a short research project, encouraging a connection between information from multiple sources in line with Common Core requirements.

How Do I Use a Thesaurus?, ed. , v.
How Do I Use a Thesaurus?, ed. , v.

How Do I Use a Thesaurus?, ed. , v.

This book assists the reader in discovering how to zero in on just the right word for the occasion, but also how to identify parts of speech, related words, and the fine distinctions among words.

How Do I Use an Atlas?, ed. , v.
How Do I Use an Atlas?, ed. , v.

How Do I Use an Atlas?, ed. , v.

This book helps the reader learn how atlases came to exist and how they have evolved over the years. It supports Common Core Standards (such as using glossaries and indexes, interpreting charts, and drawing on information from multiple sources) with content that encourages and inspires thinking, reading, and discussion.

How Do I Use an Encyclopedia?, ed. , v.
How Do I Use an Encyclopedia?, ed. , v.

How Do I Use an Encyclopedia?, ed. , v.

This book teaches the reader how to do encyclopedia research in the traditional sense. It teaches the basics of how to use an encylopedia, how to search for information both offline and online, and how to utilize their findings in school projects. Online research, and search tips and information on online citations, are also covered.

Just for Fun, ed. , v.
Just for Fun, ed. , v.

Just for Fun, ed. , v.

Presents games, puzzles, animal facts, art projects, and instructions for making a musical instrument and growing an indoor garden.

Me and You, ed. , v.
Me and You, ed. , v.

Me and You, ed. , v.

Discusses social cooperation and the importance of strong, positive relationships and includes interactive activities throughout the text.

Me, ed. , v.
Me, ed. , v.

Me, ed. , v.

Uses interactive activities scattered throughout the text to engage readers in discovering more about themselves and encouraging self-expression.

Numbers, ed. , v.
Numbers, ed. , v.

Numbers, ed. , v.

Explores the concepts and real life applications of numbers by using illustrations, rhymes and a focus on the interaction between the reader and the text.

People and Places, ed. , v.
People and Places, ed. , v.

People and Places, ed. , v.

Discusses commonly visited places and locales in a neighborhood, city, and country as well as the many forms of transportation that are used to get there.

Shapes, ed. , v.
Shapes, ed. , v.

Shapes, ed. , v.

Examines easily recognizable shapes and their names using everyday items as examples. Includes activities to reinforce the theme.

Sounds, ed. , v.
Sounds, ed. , v.

Sounds, ed. , v.

Explores sounds that help children learn and explore the world around them, from common sounds in a house like a vacuum to those from outside like thunder and trains.

The World Around Us, ed. , v.
The World Around Us, ed. , v.

The World Around Us, ed. , v.

Explores the connections of the living world by using examples like plants, air, and seasons as well as activities to teach about the surrounding world.

Time, ed. , v.
Time, ed. , v.

Time, ed. , v.

Uses illustrations and activities to help children understand the concept of time, and the relationship between events and time.

Words, ed. , v.
Words, ed. , v.

Words, ed. , v.

Discusses how language is used to communicate with activities and by examining the alphabet, opposites, rhymes, and parts of a sentence.

Education

Animation, ed. , v.
Animation, ed. , v.

Animation, ed. , v.

Guides students on the path to a career working in the field of Animation. Job profiles include Animators, College professors, Directors, and Editors.

Britannica Student Encyclopedia, ed. , v.
Britannica Student Encyclopedia, ed. , v.

Britannica Student Encyclopedia, ed. , v.

This updated set helps children gain a better understanding of their world. It includes more than 2,250 articles, covering everything from Barack Obama to video games. Provides help for elementary and middle school children to gain a better understanding of their world and assist in homework help, and assignments. Features 2,700 photos, charts, and tables that help explain concepts and subjects, as well as 1,200 maps and flags from across the globe.

Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Technology-Enhanced Language Learning, ed. , v.
Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Technology-Enhanced Language Learning, ed. , v.

Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Technology-Enhanced Language Learning, ed. , v.

This book provides information on educational technologies that enable language learners to have access to authentic and useful language resources. Language pedagogy, how specific and universal cultural contexts influence audio-visual media used in technology-enhanced language learning (TELL), and the use of English video games to promote foreign language learning are among the topics discussed.

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.

Engaging Minds in English Language Arts Classrooms, ed. , v.
Engaging Minds in English Language Arts Classrooms, ed. , v.

Engaging Minds in English Language Arts Classrooms, ed. , v.

In this book, readers will learn how to use the joyful learning framework to better engage students in reading, writing, speaking, listening, and other elements of language arts learning (ELL).

English Vocabulary Builder, ed. , v.
English Vocabulary Builder, ed. , v.

English Vocabulary Builder, ed. , v.

This handbook makes all the most useful English words and phrases easy to remember. Each of the 3,000 entries is illustrated and available as an audio recording. Readers can write their own translations and work through hundreds of practice exercises.

Fashion, ed. , v.
Fashion, ed. , v.

Fashion, ed. , v.

Features information and statistics, emerging industry trends, a breakdown of key jobs, to provide an overview and history of the fashion industry.

Film, ed. , v.
Film, ed. , v.

Film, ed. , v.

Guides students on the path to a career working in the Film industry. Job profiles include Actors, Producers, Screenwriters, Sound workers, and Stunt performers.

Film, ed. , v.
Film, ed. , v.

Film, ed. , v.

Features information and statistics, emerging industry trends, a breakdown of key jobs, to provide an overview and history of the film industry.

Handbook of Research on Teaching Methods in Language Translation and Interpretation, ed. , v.
Handbook of Research on Teaching Methods in Language Translation and Interpretation, ed. , v.

Handbook of Research on Teaching Methods in Language Translation and Interpretation, ed. , v.

This book presents an interdisciplinary approach to educational contexts across cultures for the study of verbal and written linguistics in order to broaden students’ communicative and problem solving abilities.

Mastering Academic Language, ed. , v.
Mastering Academic Language, ed. , v.

Mastering Academic Language, ed. , v.

This book offers a step-by-step, research-based approach to scaffolding K-12 instruction for students who do not have the language and literacy skills that are needed in school. Readers will find practical teaching strategies based on the four key facets of academic language fluency, case studies about students’ experiences with academic language across the content areas, guidance on family involvement, study questions, and performance assessment tools.

Reaching Out to Latino Families of English Language Learners, ed. , v.
Reaching Out to Latino Families of English Language Learners, ed. , v.

Reaching Out to Latino Families of English Language Learners, ed. , v.

This books provides guidance and resources to help teachers communicate and collaborate with the families of Latino English Language Learners (ELLs). Practical tips and tools, including reproducible form letters in English and Spanish, are provided to help teachers solicit valuable information about students from their families, extend families’ knowledge of how U.S. schools operate, and provide families with ideas for helping students with their schoolwork at home.

Teaching and Learning Languages, ed. , v.
Teaching and Learning Languages, ed. , v.

Teaching and Learning Languages, ed. , v.

The book provides comprehensive guidance on the classroom environment, models of teaching and learning, and assessment. It aims to help teachers plan engaging lessons which will enable students to develop the key skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing in the target language.

Understanding Climate Change, Grades 7-12, ed. , v.
Understanding Climate Change, Grades 7-12, ed. , v.

Understanding Climate Change, Grades 7-12, ed. , v.

This book offers engaging opportunities to investigate and evaluate the lines of evidence for global warming and climate change. It provides an opportunity to explore the greenhouse effect by comparing and contrasting physical and digital models.

Using Internet Primary Sources to Teach Critical Thinking Skills in World Languages, ed. , v.
Using Internet Primary Sources to Teach Critical Thinking Skills in World Languages, ed. , v.

Using Internet Primary Sources to Teach Critical Thinking Skills in World Languages, ed. , v.

Language teachers, social studies teachers, and school library media specialists will find this resource invaluable for providing lessons and activities in critical thinking for students in grades 7-12. It is filled with over 200 primary source Internet sites covering the Chinese, French, German, Spanish, Japanese, Russian, and Latin languages.

Using Understanding by Design in the Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Classroom, ed. , v.
Using Understanding by Design in the Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Classroom, ed. , v.

Using Understanding by Design in the Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Classroom, ed. , v.

This book provides a practical guide of ensuring that all students have equitable access to high-quality curriculum and instruction in multicultural and language diverse classrooms.

Technology

Architects of the Information Age, ed. , v.
Architects of the Information Age, ed. , v.

Architects of the Information Age, ed. , v.

Provides an introduction to the titans of the technology industry, including Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, and Mark Zuckerberg.

Code Generation, Analysis Tools, and Testing for Quality, ed. , v.
Code Generation, Analysis Tools, and Testing for Quality, ed. , v.

Code Generation, Analysis Tools, and Testing for Quality, ed. , v.

This book discusses the generation and writing of computer programming and methods of quality control such as analysis and testing. Topics include programming languages, quality assessment, and automated development.

Cybersecurity Breaches and Issues Surrounding Online Threat Protection, ed. , v.
Cybersecurity Breaches and Issues Surrounding Online Threat Protection, ed. , v.

Cybersecurity Breaches and Issues Surrounding Online Threat Protection, ed. , v.

This book provides the latest scholarly research on the various types of unauthorized access or damage to electronic data. It features extensive coverage across a range of relevant perspectives and topics, such as robotics, cloud computing, and electronic data diffusion.

Gender and Diversity Representation in Mass Media, ed. , v.
Gender and Diversity Representation in Mass Media, ed. , v.

Gender and Diversity Representation in Mass Media, ed. , v.

This book examines social gender representations in mass media with respect to cultural variety and is indicative of expectations and stereotypes of specific genders or gender identities within a specific culture. It features a wide range of topics such as gender politics, transmedia, and masculinity.

Handbook of Research on Teaching Methods in Language Translation and Interpretation, ed. , v.
Handbook of Research on Teaching Methods in Language Translation and Interpretation, ed. , v.

Handbook of Research on Teaching Methods in Language Translation and Interpretation, ed. , v.

This book presents an interdisciplinary approach to educational contexts across cultures for the study of verbal and written linguistics in order to broaden students’ communicative and problem solving abilities.

Principles of Information Technology, ed. , v.
Principles of Information Technology, ed. , v.

Principles of Information Technology, ed. , v.

This volume provides readers with a wide-ranging introduction to the field, covering the basic concepts, possibilities, ethical issues, and potential consequences of information technology.

The Romans, ed. , v.
The Romans, ed. , v.

The Romans, ed. , v.

Focuses on the discoveries and inventions of the ancient Roman civilization in the areas of transportation, agriculture, architecture, science, and technology.

Trends and Applications of Text Summarization Techniques, ed. , v.
Trends and Applications of Text Summarization Techniques, ed. , v.

Trends and Applications of Text Summarization Techniques, ed. , v.

This book explores the latest approaches of document summarization including update, multi-lingual, and domain-oriented summarization tasks and examines their current real-world applications in multiple fields. Parallel construction, social network integration, and evaluation metrics are among the topics discussed.

User-Centered Computer Aided Language Learning, ed. , v.
User-Centered Computer Aided Language Learning, ed. , v.

User-Centered Computer Aided Language Learning, ed. , v.

This book discusses the basis of a broad framework for the development and management of Computer Aided Language Learning (CALL) environments, covering domains as diverse as education, information systems, psychology, sociology, linguistics, artificial intelligence and e-learning.

Nation and World

Asian Englishes, ed. , v.
Asian Englishes, ed. , v.

Asian Englishes, ed. , v.

Provides an insightful and provocative study of the users and uses of English in Asia.

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

Discovering Ancient China, ed. , v.

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

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

Discovering Ancient Egypt, ed. , v.

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

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

Discovering Ancient Greece, ed. , v.

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

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

Discovering Ancient Mesoamerican Civilizations, ed. , v.

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

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

Discovering Ancient Rome, ed. , v.

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

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

Discovering Native North American Cultures, ed. , v.

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

East Asian Pop Culture, ed. , v.
East Asian Pop Culture, ed. , v.

East Asian Pop Culture, ed. , v.

Provides a multi-layered analysis of the emerging East Asian media culture, using the Korean TV drama as its analytic vehicle.

Egyptian Mythology A to Z, ed. 3, v.
Egyptian Mythology A to Z, ed. 3, v.

Egyptian Mythology A to Z, ed. 3, v.

Covers Egyptian mythology and religious beliefs. Includes coverage of topics such as pyramids, the cult of the king, human sacrifice, and the many gods and legendary figures that make up Egyptian mythology.

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

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

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

Encyclopedia of Women in World Religions, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Women in World Religions, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Women in World Religions, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia presents the religious experiences of women across time and cultures. The book includes sections on major religions as well as on spirituality, African religions, prehistoric religions, and other broad topics. Each section begins with an introduction, followed by reference entries on specialized subjects along with excerpts from primary source documents.

English as a Lingua Franca in ASEAN, ed. , v.
English as a Lingua Franca in ASEAN, ed. , v.

English as a Lingua Franca in ASEAN, ed. , v.

Covers the development of English as an international language and the possible implications of this upon local languages and cultures.

Fact Book, ed. , v.
Fact Book, ed. , v.

Fact Book, ed. , v.

Examines various facts about the United States of America, including cultural groups, population density, state capitols, natural resources, and history.

Fine Arts in the Era of Mao Zedong, ed. , v.
Fine Arts in the Era of Mao Zedong, ed. , v.

Fine Arts in the Era of Mao Zedong, ed. , v.

Comprehensively describes and analyzes the historical development and the nature of the fine arts of the Mao Zedong Era.

Japan, ed. , v.
Japan, ed. , v.

Japan, ed. , v.

Covers the life and culture in Japan and presents a portrait of the island nation, home to 127 million people and one of the most robust economies in the world.

Language, Nation and Development in Southeast Asia, ed. , v.
Language, Nation and Development in Southeast Asia, ed. , v.

Language, Nation and Development in Southeast Asia, ed. , v.

Evaluates the successes and drawbacks of language policies in Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam and Myanmar, especially the ways in which these policies have often been resisted or contested.

The Culture of China, ed. , v.
The Culture of China, ed. , v.

The Culture of China, ed. , v.

Examines the sights, sounds, and tastes that have been developed and refined in China for centuries.

The Culture of India, ed. , v.
The Culture of India, ed. , v.

The Culture of India, ed. , v.

Examines the tapestry of major events and beliefs that imbue everyday Indian life with vitality, and presents the remarkable achievements in writing and the arts that have influenced individuals throughout the world.

The Geography of India, ed. , v.
The Geography of India, ed. , v.

The Geography of India, ed. , v.

Examines areas that have remained untouched for centuries and areas of technological advancement that have brought this country to the forefront of innovation.

The History of India, ed. , v.
The History of India, ed. , v.

The History of India, ed. , v.

This book recounts the history of India and much of present-day Pakistan and Bangladesh as well as the factors that have contributed to India's epic economic successes in recent times.

The History of Thailand, ed. , v.
The History of Thailand, ed. , v.

The History of Thailand, ed. , v.

Provides a clear portrayal of Thailand's culture and society, and explains its significance in the history of human civilization, its strategic geographic location, and its attraction as a tourist destination.

The Romans, ed. , v.
The Romans, ed. , v.

The Romans, ed. , v.

Focuses on the discoveries and inventions of the ancient Roman civilization in the areas of transportation, agriculture, architecture, science, and technology.

Literature

Authors of The Enlightenment, ed. , v.
Authors of The Enlightenment, ed. , v.

Authors of The Enlightenment, ed. , v.

Reason, rationality, and reform were the watchwords of the Enlightenment era and the themes of much of the writing that appeared at that time. Such luminaries as Voltaire, Benjamin Franklin, and Thomas Paine took up their pens to illuminate the social injustices and injuries to personal freedom that pervaded their societies. The lives of these writers and others—from novelists, dramatists, and poets to satirists, social critics, and more—are profiled in this volume.

Authors of the 19th Century, ed. , v.
Authors of the 19th Century, ed. , v.

Authors of the 19th Century, ed. , v.

From Romanticism to Realism, the 19th century saw a flourishing of literary movements, as well as the arrival of several now-revered luminaries on the literary scene. This volume examines the lives of some of the 19th century’s greatest writers—Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, and Leo Tolstoy, to name just a few—and reveal the stories behind the works they crafted.

Authors of the Early to Mid-20th Century, ed. , v.
Authors of the Early to Mid-20th Century, ed. , v.

Authors of the Early to Mid-20th Century, ed. , v.

At the dawn of the 20th century, writers began experimenting with literary styles as never before. The modernism of Marcel Proust, Virginia Woolf, James Joyce, and T.S. Eliot, the existentialism of Jean-Paul Sartre and Albert Camus, Samuel Beckett’s absurdist writings, and the range of literary output from around the world reflect the spirit of the period. The lives and works of these and other authors are surveyed in this volume.

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

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

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

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.

Classical Authors, ed. , v.
Classical Authors, ed. , v.

Classical Authors, ed. , v.

Epics such as Homer’s Odyssey and Virgil’s Aeneid and tales such as those contained in the collected The Thousand and One Nights offer readers a glimpse into ancient cultures and eras. This volume profiles individuals and works that have withstood the test of time, remaining culturally significant and influential for centuries.

Colonialism and the Revolutionary Period (Beginnings-1800), ed. 2, v.
Colonialism and the Revolutionary Period (Beginnings-1800), ed. 2, v.

Colonialism and the Revolutionary Period (Beginnings-1800), ed. 2, v.

Covering the first 300 years of American literature, this volume examines the literature of the Puritans, the American Enlightenment, the American Revolution, and women of the period.

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

Contemporary Authors, ed. , v.

In the tradition established by literary heavyweights who came before, modern writers of all backgrounds have continued to entertain and to confront the social, cultural, and psychological realities of the times with their own flair and insight. This volume profiles a diverse selection of authors—from Toni Morrison to Sylvia Plath to Stephen King to David Foster Wallace—an attestation to the scope and complexity of modern society.

Critical Approaches to Literature: Feminist, ed. , v.
Critical Approaches to Literature: Feminist, ed. , v.

Critical Approaches to Literature: Feminist, ed. , v.

This book discusses one of the most important theoretical approaches of modern times: feminism. Covering material from the Renaissance to the present day, this volume explores feminist works in a variety of genres, including novels, dramas, short stories, poems, and films.

Critical Approaches to Literature: Moral, ed. , v.
Critical Approaches to Literature: Moral, ed. , v.

Critical Approaches to Literature: Moral, ed. , v.

The book examines a representative body of British and American work, including poems, short fiction, novels, essays, plays, and television series, dating from the English Renaissance down to the present day, from a moral perspective to provide a foundational understanding of the moral approach and how it is applied.

Critical Approaches to Literature: Multicultural, ed. , v.
Critical Approaches to Literature: Multicultural, ed. , v.

Critical Approaches to Literature: Multicultural, ed. , v.

This book both explores multicultural approaches to a wide range of literature. It defines multiculturalism in very broad terms, using it to refer not only to different ethnic and racial cultures but also to different historical periods, and exploring cultural differences involving such matters as physical disability, sexual orientation, particular social roles, distinct stages of life, and specific kinds of language usage.

Critical Approaches to Literature: Psychological, ed. , v.
Critical Approaches to Literature: Psychological, ed. , v.

Critical Approaches to Literature: Psychological, ed. , v.

The book examines a representative body of British and American work, including poems, short fiction, drama, and film spanning across historical periods, from a psychological perspective to provide a foundational understanding of this approach and how it is applied.

Drama for Students, ed. , v. 37
Drama for Students, ed. , v. 37

Drama for Students, ed. , v. 37

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.

Egyptian Mythology A to Z, ed. 3, v.
Egyptian Mythology A to Z, ed. 3, v.

Egyptian Mythology A to Z, ed. 3, v.

Covers Egyptian mythology and religious beliefs. Includes coverage of topics such as pyramids, the cult of the king, human sacrifice, and the many gods and legendary figures that make up Egyptian mythology.

Encyclopedia of Asian-American Literature, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of Asian-American Literature, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of Asian-American Literature, ed. 2, v.

Traces American writers whose roots are in all parts of Asia, including China, Korea, Japan, Southeast Asia, the Philippines, the Indian subcontinent, and the Middle East.

Encyclopedia of Fantasy and Horror Fiction, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of Fantasy and Horror Fiction, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of Fantasy and Horror Fiction, ed. 2, v.

Provides comprehensive coverage of the major authors and works in the. Popular genres of fantasy and horror. Includes a brief discussion of the author's life and work and analyzes its literary merits and place within the tradition of fantasy and horror.

Encyclopedia of Feminist Literature, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of Feminist Literature, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of Feminist Literature, ed. 2, v.

A guide to the history and development of feminist literature, from early fairy tales to works by great women writers of today. Covers a wide range of works and writers from around the world, as well as a range of genres, including novels, short stories, poetry, plays, and criticism.

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

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

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

Encyclopedia of Literary Romanticism, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Literary Romanticism, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Literary Romanticism, ed. , v.

Provides a comprehensive A-to-Z guide to the Romantic movement, including such great writers as William Wordsworth, John Keats, and Mary Shelley.

French Novelists, ed. , v.
French Novelists, ed. , v.

French Novelists, ed. , v.

Provides essays of influential French writers such as Simone de Beauvoir, Victor Hugo, Jean-Paul Sartre and Voltaire.

French Poets, ed. , v.
French Poets, ed. , v.

French Poets, ed. , v.

Profiles major poets throughout history and the world, including analyses of their significant individual poems or collections. Discusses influential French poets such as Samuel Beckett, Paul Verlaine, Francois Villon, and Victor Hugo.

German Novelists, ed. , v.
German Novelists, ed. , v.

German Novelists, ed. , v.

Provides a comprehensive survey of German fiction that covers more than a dozen writers and includes overviews on eras of the genre.

German Poets, ed. , v.
German Poets, ed. , v.

German Poets, ed. , v.

Profiles major poets throughout history and the world, including analyses of their significant individual poems or collections. Discusses influential German poets such as Gottfried Benn, Heinrich Heine, Lisel Mueller, and Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.

Holocaust Literature, ed. , v.
Holocaust Literature, ed. , v.

Holocaust Literature, ed. , v.

This book provides readers with essays that explore the literature that came out of The Holocaust, from non-fiction accounts like Anne Frank's 'The Diary of a Young Girl' and Elie Wiesel's 'Night' to fictionalized novels such as 'Sophie's Choice' by William Styron. A list of 'Works Cited,' along with endnotes, is also included.

Masterpieces of French Literature, ed. , v.
Masterpieces of French Literature, ed. , v.

Masterpieces of French Literature, ed. , v.

Provides a critical introduction to landmark novels in nineteenth- and twentieth-century French literature. Includes works that cover a time period of over 100 years and reflect both the development of the French novel during the era as well as themes, characters, and plots that appeal to readers in the twenty-first century.

Poetry and Drama, ed. , v.
Poetry and Drama, ed. , v.

Poetry and Drama, ed. , v.

Describes many of the most potent elements of language, beyond the realm of prose, and invoke the power of cadence, lyricism, and drama to recount all aspects of the human condition.

Prose, ed. , v.
Prose, ed. , v.

Prose, ed. , v.

Examines the rhetorical tools and literary styles that have helped reinvent the art and study of storytelling over time.

Reporting on Race in a Digital Era, ed. , v.
Reporting on Race in a Digital Era, ed. , v.

Reporting on Race in a Digital Era, ed. , v.

This book shows how new models of journalism break with legacy journalism's conceptions of objectivity, expertise, and news judgment to provide deeper understanding of systems of power. It compares news narratives about contemporary racial issues, and includes interviews with reporters.

The Cambridge Companion to Asian American Literature, ed. , v.
The Cambridge Companion to Asian American Literature, ed. , v.

The Cambridge Companion to Asian American Literature, ed. , v.

This book provides insight into the representative movements, regional settings, archival resources and critical reception that define Asian American literature. Covering subjects from immigrant narratives and internment literature to contemporary race studies and the problem of translation, this volume provides insight into the myriad traditions that have shaped the Asian American literary landscape.

The Cambridge Introduction to French Literature, ed. , v.
The Cambridge Introduction to French Literature, ed. , v.

The Cambridge Introduction to French Literature, ed. , v.

This book presents an overview of French literature - its themes and forms, traditions and transformations - from the Middle Ages to the present. Close readings of exemplary passages from key works, presented in English translation and with the original French, are also provided.

The Cambridge Introduction to LIterature and Philosophy, ed. , v.
The Cambridge Introduction to LIterature and Philosophy, ed. , v.

The Cambridge Introduction to LIterature and Philosophy, ed. , v.

This book uncovers the deep interests that literature and philosophy share while offering a lucid account of their differences. It sheds new light on many standing debates and offers students and scholars of literary criticism, literary theory, and philosophy a chance to think freshly about questions that have preoccupied the Western tradition from its very beginnings up until the present.

The Novel 100, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
The Novel 100, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

The Novel 100, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Provides a reference that profiles great novels drawn from all cultures and periods of literature. Includes a plot summary and assessment of a particular novel, with an emphasis on facts about the novel's creation, critical reception, and contribution to literary history.

Top 101 Authors, ed. , v.
Top 101 Authors, ed. , v.

Top 101 Authors, ed. , v.

This book provides readers with brief biographies of some of the most important, pro