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American Decades
American Decades

American Decades

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

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

American Decades Primary Sources, v. 11

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

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

American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 1

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

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

American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 2

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

American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 3
American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 3

American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 3

Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to the Westward Expansion Era in U.S. history.

American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 4
American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 4

American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 4

Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to the Reform Era and eastern United States development in U.S. history.

American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 5
American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 5

American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 5

Includes primary sources documenting events, publications, lifestyles, and individuals important to the early Republic period in U.S. History.

American Men & Women of Science, ed. 31
American Men & Women of Science, ed. 31

American Men & Women of Science, ed. 31

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

American Revolution Reference Library
American Revolution Reference Library

American Revolution Reference Library

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

Ancient Civilizations Reference Library
Ancient Civilizations Reference Library

Ancient Civilizations Reference Library

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

Biotechnology
Biotechnology

Biotechnology

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

Body Systems
Body Systems

Body Systems

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

Building the Panama Canal
Building the Panama Canal

Building the Panama Canal

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

Business Plans Handbook, v. 17
Business Plans Handbook, v. 17

Business Plans Handbook, v. 17

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

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

CaseBase: Case Studies in Global Business, v. 1

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

Chernobyl
Chernobyl

Chernobyl

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

Colonial America Reference Library
Colonial America Reference Library

Colonial America Reference Library

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

Consumer Health Care
Consumer Health Care

Consumer Health Care

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

Corporate Disasters
Corporate Disasters

Corporate Disasters

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

Cuba
Cuba

Cuba

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

D-Day
D-Day

D-Day

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

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

Dictionary of American History, ed. 3

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

Discoveries in Modern Science
Discoveries in Modern Science

Discoveries in Modern Science

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

Encyclopedia of American Industries, ed. 6
Encyclopedia of American Industries, ed. 6

Encyclopedia of American Industries, ed. 6

A three-volume business reference that provides detailed, comprehensive information on a wide range of industries in every realm of American business. The work consists of more than 1,000 detailed profiles of the manufacturing and service industries.

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

Encyclopedia of Business and Finance, ed. 3

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

Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion
Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion

Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion

A survey of clothing, costume and fashion. Coverage includes the origins of clothing and body adornment, the development of fabrics and technologies, and the social meanings of dress, as well as representative costumes from a wide range of historical eras. For students and researchers at the high-school level or higher.

Encyclopedia of Emerging Markets
Encyclopedia of Emerging Markets

Encyclopedia of Emerging Markets

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

Encyclopedia of Food and Culture
Encyclopedia of Food and Culture

Encyclopedia of Food and Culture

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

Encyclopedia of Global Industries, ed. 5
Encyclopedia of Global Industries, ed. 5

Encyclopedia of Global Industries, ed. 5

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

Encyclopedia of Major Marketing Strategies (Campaigns), v. 3
Encyclopedia of Major Marketing Strategies (Campaigns), v. 3

Encyclopedia of Major Marketing Strategies (Campaigns), v. 3

A continuation of Encyclopedia of Major Marketing Campaigns (1999 and 2007), this new volume expands its international coverage through its 100 essays covering some of the top global and emerging brands that appeared from 2010 to 2013. Essays are aligned to the strategic marketing framework, ensuring that the marketing strategies covered can easily be utilized in an academic environment as case studies, or illustrative examples often described as “war stories” by professors.

Encyclopedia of Management, ed. 7
Encyclopedia of Management, ed. 7

Encyclopedia of Management, ed. 7

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

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

Encyclopedia of Religion, ed. 2

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

Encyclopedia of Small Business, ed. 4
Encyclopedia of Small Business, ed. 4

Encyclopedia of Small Business, ed. 4

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

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

Environmental Encyclopedia, ed. 4

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

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

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

This work considers both the professional ethics of science and technology, and the ethical and political issues raised by science and technology in an increasingly complex and global society. This broad coverage supports the numerous courses in applied and professional ethics and policy related to the practice of science and technology in education, including new analytical and interpretive essays on events, scholarship, people, and legal decisions.

Food
Food

Food

Examines food in relationship to nutrition, world health issues, agriculture, environmental concerns, current events and political decision-making.

Freedom From Unfair Searches and Seizures
Freedom From Unfair Searches and Seizures

Freedom From Unfair Searches and Seizures

Traces the evolution of the 4th Amendment through documents and Supreme Court rulings, to show how it has become the basis for numerous rules limiting the gathering and use of evidence by police and prosecutors.

Freedom of Assembly and Petition
Freedom of Assembly and Petition

Freedom of Assembly and Petition

Covers the historical development of the right of assembly and petition, how the Supreme Court defines the rights of assembly and association, and the role of assembly and petition in social movements.

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Cultural Transformation
Gale Business Insights Handbook of Cultural Transformation

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Cultural Transformation

This series centers on the specific projects, tasks, and activities in which businesspeople currently engage. This volume focuses on the topic of organizational change and corporate culture.

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Global Business Law
Gale Business Insights Handbook of Global Business Law

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Global Business Law

This series centers on the specific projects, tasks, and activities in which businesspeople currently engage. This volume focuses on the topic of global business law.

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Global Marketing
Gale Business Insights Handbook of Global Marketing

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Global Marketing

This series centers on the specific projects, tasks, and activities in which businesspeople currently engage. This volume focuses on the topic of global marketing.

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Innovation Management
Gale Business Insights Handbook of Innovation Management

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Innovation Management

This series centers on the specific projects, tasks, and activities in which businesspeople currently engage. This volume focuses on the topic of technical innovations in business management.

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Investment Research
Gale Business Insights Handbook of Investment Research

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Investment Research

This series centers on the specific projects, tasks, and activities in which businesspeople currently engage. This volume focuses on investment research and analysis.

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Social Media Marketing
Gale Business Insights Handbook of Social Media Marketing

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Social Media Marketing

This series centers on the specific projects, tasks, and activities in which businesspeople currently engage. This volume focuses on the social aspects of internet marketing.

Gale E-Commerce Sourcebook, ed. 2
Gale E-Commerce Sourcebook, ed. 2

Gale E-Commerce Sourcebook, ed. 2

Combines a variety of information including approximately 100 how to topical entries covering the most commonly asked questions relating to e-commerce. Topics include how to write business and marketing plans, secure financing, and evaluate candidates for designing a website. Covers directory listings of approximately 4,700 associations, consultants, and other organizations related to e-commerce as well as the top 250 leading e-commerce companies worldwide.

Gale Encyclopedia of E-Commerce, ed. 2
Gale Encyclopedia of E-Commerce, ed. 2

Gale Encyclopedia of E-Commerce, ed. 2

Provides access to the world of Internet commerce and addresses the concerns of those who want to join the ranks of the Internet business community. Features 470 essays on topics related to the emerging world of e-commerce. Includes profiles of individuals and organizations considered to be the industry leaders and innovators and covers significant events, case studies and legal issues important to understanding the current e-commerce environment.

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

Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law, ed. 3

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

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

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

Designed to answer such key questions as: How has the U.S. Constitution shaped the economy of the United States? What were the consequences of Prohibition on consumers behavior? This title presents 1,000 entries, era overviews, event/movement profiles, biographies, business/industry profiled, geographic profiles, and more.

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

Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia, ed. 2

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

Grzimek's Student Animal Life Resource
Grzimek's Student Animal Life Resource

Grzimek's Student Animal Life Resource

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

Human Geography
Human Geography

Human Geography

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

Innovation Masters
Innovation Masters

Innovation Masters

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

Japan’s 2011 Natural Disasters and Nuclear Meltdown
Japan’s 2011 Natural Disasters and Nuclear Meltdown

Japan’s 2011 Natural Disasters and Nuclear Meltdown

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume provides an overview of the massive earthquake that hit Japan on March 11, 2011 followed minutes later by a powerful tsunami, and the next day by an explosion that rocked a nuclear power plant and caused a leak in a reactor.

Little Rock Nine
Little Rock Nine

Little Rock Nine

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of the major factors that led to the Little Rock Nine crisis in which 9 students fought for school integration in September 1957.

Magill's Cinema Annual, ed. 33
Magill's Cinema Annual, ed. 33

Magill's Cinema Annual, ed. 33

Each volume offers an in-depth retrospective of significant domestic and foreign films released in the United States during the preceding year. Distinguishing features include its extensive credits, awards and nominations, MPAA ratings, thorough indexes, and its exhaustive critical reviews with author bylines.

Manufacturing & Distribution USA, ed. 8
Manufacturing & Distribution USA, ed. 8

Manufacturing & Distribution USA, ed. 8

Presents statistics on numerous NAICS classifications in the manufacturing, wholesaling and retail industries. Compiled from the most recent government publications. Covers input-output data by industrial sector when available as well as classifications of leading public and private corporations in each industry.

Market Share Reporter
Market Share Reporter

Market Share Reporter

Covers 50 key industries (and the companies and products therein) throughout the world (including but not limited to the US, Canada, Mexico, Europe and Asia).

New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2010
New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2010

New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2010

This supplement focuses on the Church in Modern History, particularly WWII and after. It also includes about 200 entries on the men and women who have been beatified or canonized since 2003.

New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2011
New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2011

New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2011

This supplement covers the areas of art, music and literature. It includes articles written by specialists and scholars, bios of the beatified and canonized since 2010 as well as entries on other relevant current Catholic issues, events and topics, such as: Internet and the Church, Pope Benedict XVI, popular culture, sex abuse crisis, television and Catholicism, and women artists and Catholic art.

New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2012-2013
New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2012-2013

New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2012-2013

This supplement covers a wide range of topics including ethics, metaphysics, epistemology, logic, aesthetics, philosophy of literature, art, and music, political philosophy, and philosophy of law. It contains numerous articles of special interest to Catholic thought and culture covering such areas as the philosophical aspects of love, hope, wisdom, marriage, friendship, death, pain and suffering, the human person and the human soul, and the philosophy of God and religion.

Personal Finance
Personal Finance

Personal Finance

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

Prohibition
Prohibition

Prohibition

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of the major factors that led to the Prohibition era, which banned the manufacture, transport, and sale of alcoholic beverages in the United States in 1920.

Scribner Writers Online Series
Scribner Writers Online Series

Scribner Writers Online Series

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

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

Space Sciences, ed. 2

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

Stalin's Great Purge
Stalin's Great Purge

Stalin's Great Purge

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume offers varying analyses of the atrocities that occurred under Stalin's reign in the Soviet Union and his regime's lasting impact on the world today.

Student Movements of the 1960s
Student Movements of the 1960s

Student Movements of the 1960s

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of the major factors that contributed to activism by college students in the 1960s.

The 1967 Detroit Riots
The 1967 Detroit Riots

The 1967 Detroit Riots

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

The 1992 Los Angeles Riots
The 1992 Los Angeles Riots

The 1992 Los Angeles Riots

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

The African American Almanac, ed. 11
The African American Almanac, ed. 11

The African American Almanac, ed. 11

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

The Apollo 11 Moon Landing
The Apollo 11 Moon Landing

The Apollo 11 Moon Landing

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

The Arab-Israeli Six-Day War
The Arab-Israeli Six-Day War

The Arab-Israeli Six-Day War

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

The Assassination of Osama bin Laden
The Assassination of Osama bin Laden

The Assassination of Osama bin Laden

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

The Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
The Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

The Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

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

The Bolshevik Revolution
The Bolshevik Revolution

The Bolshevik Revolution

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

The Bosnian Conflict
The Bosnian Conflict

The Bosnian Conflict

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

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

The Brown v. Board of Education Trial

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

The Challenger Disaster
The Challenger Disaster

The Challenger Disaster

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

The Columbine School Shooting
The Columbine School Shooting

The Columbine School Shooting

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

The Cuban Missile Crisis
The Cuban Missile Crisis

The Cuban Missile Crisis

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

The Cuban Revolution
The Cuban Revolution

The Cuban Revolution

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

The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine, ed. 4
The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine, ed. 4

The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine, ed. 4

Covers all aspects of the subject including therapies, conditions/diseases, herbs/plants, and people. Identifies numerous types of alternative medicine being practiced today, including reflexology, acupressure, acupuncture, chelation therapy, kinesiology, yoga, chiropractic, Feldenkrais, polarity therapy, detoxification, naturopathy, Chinese medicine, biofeedback, Ayurveda and osteopathy.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer, ed. 3
The Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer, ed. 3

The Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer, ed. 3

Comprehensive survey of 120 cancers, cancer drugs, traditional and alternative treatments, side effects and diagnostic procedures.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health, ed. 2
The Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health, ed. 2

The Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health, ed. 2

Provides in-depth coverage of pediatric diseases and disorders, with issues related to physical and cognitive and behavioral development. Covers every major body system. There is a distinct emphasis on health issues affecting children under the age of four.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Diets, ed. 2
The Gale Encyclopedia of Diets, ed. 2

The Gale Encyclopedia of Diets, ed. 2

Covers topics such as dieting and popular diets, dietary concerns, nutritional basics, and the effects of a person's dietary choices on one's health. Topics are organized around the development and history of a diet, its basic principles, any key figures that influence the trend, and any public or regulatory concerns associated with the practice. Provides information across all age groups from infants to the elderly.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Environmental Health
The Gale Encyclopedia of Environmental Health

The Gale Encyclopedia of Environmental Health

This title covers topics in nursing and allied health written for students and professionals in the field. Alphabetically arranged entries cover topics in body systems and functions, conditions and common diseases, contemporary health care issues and theories, techniques and practices, and devices and equipment. Covers all major health professions, including nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and respiratory therapy.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders, ed. 3
The Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders, ed. 3

The Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders, ed. 3

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

The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health, ed. 3
The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health, ed. 3

The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health, ed. 3

Provides detailed information on mental disorders and conditions. Also features entries for prescription, alternative and over-the-counter drugs, as well as the various therapies used to treat mental disorders.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Neurological Disorders, ed. 2
The Gale Encyclopedia of Neurological Disorders, ed. 2

The Gale Encyclopedia of Neurological Disorders, ed. 2

Provides in-depth coverage of neurological diseases and disorders, including stroke, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson disease, Tourette Syndrome, Alzheimer's disease, cerebral palsy, vertigo, amnesia, and epilepsy, targeted to patients, their families and allied health students. Related topics include communication aids, electric personal assistive mobility devices, medications, and the needs of Alzheimer patient caregivers among others.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health, ed. 3
The Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health, ed. 3

The Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health, ed. 3

This set provides more than 1,000 entries covering topics in nursing and allied health written for students and professionals in the field. Alphabetically arranged entries cover topics in body systems and functions, conditions and common diseases, contemporary health care issues and theories, techniques and practices, and devices and equipment. Covers all major health professions, including nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and respiratory therapy.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Public Health
The Gale Encyclopedia of Public Health

The Gale Encyclopedia of Public Health

Alphabetically arranged encyclopedia provides coverage of important public health concerns. Topics include diseases and conditions, health and wellness efforts, nutrition, ethics and law related topics and statistics, sanitation issues, and everyday environmental effects.

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

The Gale Encyclopedia of Science, ed. 5

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

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

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

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

The Haiti Earthquake
The Haiti Earthquake

The Haiti Earthquake

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

The Holocaust
The Holocaust

The Holocaust

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

The Iranian Revolution
The Iranian Revolution

The Iranian Revolution

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of major factors that contributed to the mass, nationwide Iranian uprising of 1978-1979. This revolution ousted the ruling monarch, the Shah, and replaced him with a fundamentalist Islamic government headed by the Ayatollah Khomeini.

The John F. Kennedy Assassination
The John F. Kennedy Assassination

The John F. Kennedy Assassination

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of the major factors that led to the 1962 Kennedy assassination and how it had a direct effect on Americans' attitudes toward the government and, perhaps, on their own sense of security.

The Munich Olympics Massacre
The Munich Olympics Massacre

The Munich Olympics Massacre

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of the major factors that contributed to terrorist attacks at the Munich Olympics beginning September 5, 1972.

The Oklahoma City Bombing
The Oklahoma City Bombing

The Oklahoma City Bombing

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of major factors that contributed to the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building on April 19, 1995.

The Persian Gulf War
The Persian Gulf War

The Persian Gulf War

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of major factors that contributed to the Persian Gulf War in the Middle East.

The Tiananmen Square Protests of 1989
The Tiananmen Square Protests of 1989

The Tiananmen Square Protests of 1989

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of major factors that contributed to the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989 in China.

The Vietnam War
The Vietnam War

The Vietnam War

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of major factors that contributed to the war in Vietnam.

The Women's Liberation Movement
The Women's Liberation Movement

The Women's Liberation Movement

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of major factors that contributed to the Women's Liberation Movement during the late 1960s.

Twayne's Authors Series
Twayne's Authors Series

Twayne's Authors Series

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

UXL Encyclopedia of Diseases and Disorders
UXL Encyclopedia of Diseases and Disorders

UXL Encyclopedia of Diseases and Disorders

Contains numerous entries on medical conditions, from avian flu to warts. Entries cover infectious diseases, injuries, genetic disorders, and others.

UXL Encyclopedia of Drugs and Addictive Substances
UXL Encyclopedia of Drugs and Addictive Substances

UXL Encyclopedia of Drugs and Addictive Substances

Provides detailed information on 52 drugs and other addictive substances, defined as illegal drugs, legal addictive drugs and other substances as well as commonly abused classes of prescription and over-the-counter drugs. Statistics highlight each entry and sidebars provide information on the legal, historical or social aspects of the particular drug. Difficult words are defined within the text. Appropriate for middle school students.

UXL Encyclopedia of World Biography
UXL Encyclopedia of World Biography

UXL Encyclopedia of World Biography

Features biographies of notable historic and current figures from American history, world history, literature, science and math, arts and entertainment, and the social sciences. Entries focus on the people most often studied in middle and high school.

Watergate
Watergate

Watergate

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of major factors that contributed to the Republican-backed undercover spy group that broke into Democratic headquarters in June 1972.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, ed. 2
West's Encyclopedia of American Law, ed. 2

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, ed. 2

Provides current information on more than 5,000 legal topics. Includes completely revised articles covering important issues, biographies, definitions of legal terms and more. Covers such high-profile topics as the Americans with Disabilities Act, capital punishment, domestic violence, gay and lesbian rights, and physician-assisted suicide.

World War I Reference Library
World War I Reference Library

World War I Reference Library

Covers major topics related to the period, including the roots of the war; causes of U.S. involvement; the Espionage Act and Sedition Act; weapons of mass destruction; and more. Profiles the major players of the period, including Woodrow Wilson, Kaiser Wilhelm II, John Pershing, and Henri-Philippe Petain. Presents full or excerpted primary source materials, including diaries, speeches, letters, journals and memoirs.

World War II Reference Library
World War II Reference Library

World War II Reference Library

Provides background and information on major topics about the World War II period, biographies of significant men and women involved in the war, and primary sources such as full or excerpted speeches, diary entries, newspaper accounts and other original documents.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of Religious Practices, ed. 2
Worldmark Encyclopedia of Religious Practices, ed. 2

Worldmark Encyclopedia of Religious Practices, ed. 2

This set provides information on current religious practices around the world with an emphasis on how religions impact the daily lives of their followers.

History

American Decades
American Decades

American Decades

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

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

American Decades Primary Sources, v. 11

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

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

American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 1

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

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

American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 2

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

American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 3
American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 3

American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 3

Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to the Westward Expansion Era in U.S. history.

American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 4
American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 4

American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 4

Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to the Reform Era and eastern United States development in U.S. history.

American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 5
American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 5

American Eras: Primary Sources, v. 5

Includes primary sources documenting events, publications, lifestyles, and individuals important to the early Republic period in U.S. History.

American Revolution Reference Library
American Revolution Reference Library

American Revolution Reference Library

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

Ancient Civilizations Reference Library
Ancient Civilizations Reference Library

Ancient Civilizations Reference Library

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

Building the Panama Canal
Building the Panama Canal

Building the Panama Canal

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

Chernobyl
Chernobyl

Chernobyl

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

Colonial America Reference Library
Colonial America Reference Library

Colonial America Reference Library

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

Cuba
Cuba

Cuba

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

D-Day
D-Day

D-Day

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

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

Dictionary of American History, ed. 3

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

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

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

Designed to answer such key questions as: How has the U.S. Constitution shaped the economy of the United States? What were the consequences of Prohibition on consumers behavior? This title presents 1,000 entries, era overviews, event/movement profiles, biographies, business/industry profiled, geographic profiles, and more.

Japan’s 2011 Natural Disasters and Nuclear Meltdown
Japan’s 2011 Natural Disasters and Nuclear Meltdown

Japan’s 2011 Natural Disasters and Nuclear Meltdown

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume provides an overview of the massive earthquake that hit Japan on March 11, 2011 followed minutes later by a powerful tsunami, and the next day by an explosion that rocked a nuclear power plant and caused a leak in a reactor.

Little Rock Nine
Little Rock Nine

Little Rock Nine

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of the major factors that led to the Little Rock Nine crisis in which 9 students fought for school integration in September 1957.

Prohibition
Prohibition

Prohibition

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of the major factors that led to the Prohibition era, which banned the manufacture, transport, and sale of alcoholic beverages in the United States in 1920.

Stalin's Great Purge
Stalin's Great Purge

Stalin's Great Purge

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume offers varying analyses of the atrocities that occurred under Stalin's reign in the Soviet Union and his regime's lasting impact on the world today.

Student Movements of the 1960s
Student Movements of the 1960s

Student Movements of the 1960s

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of the major factors that contributed to activism by college students in the 1960s.

The 1967 Detroit Riots
The 1967 Detroit Riots

The 1967 Detroit Riots

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

The 1992 Los Angeles Riots
The 1992 Los Angeles Riots

The 1992 Los Angeles Riots

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

The Apollo 11 Moon Landing
The Apollo 11 Moon Landing

The Apollo 11 Moon Landing

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

The Arab-Israeli Six-Day War
The Arab-Israeli Six-Day War

The Arab-Israeli Six-Day War

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

The Assassination of Osama bin Laden
The Assassination of Osama bin Laden

The Assassination of Osama bin Laden

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

The Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
The Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

The Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

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

The Bolshevik Revolution
The Bolshevik Revolution

The Bolshevik Revolution

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

The Bosnian Conflict
The Bosnian Conflict

The Bosnian Conflict

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

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

The Brown v. Board of Education Trial

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

The Challenger Disaster
The Challenger Disaster

The Challenger Disaster

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

The Columbine School Shooting
The Columbine School Shooting

The Columbine School Shooting

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

The Cuban Missile Crisis
The Cuban Missile Crisis

The Cuban Missile Crisis

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

The Cuban Revolution
The Cuban Revolution

The Cuban Revolution

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

The Haiti Earthquake
The Haiti Earthquake

The Haiti Earthquake

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

The Holocaust
The Holocaust

The Holocaust

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

The Iranian Revolution
The Iranian Revolution

The Iranian Revolution

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of major factors that contributed to the mass, nationwide Iranian uprising of 1978-1979. This revolution ousted the ruling monarch, the Shah, and replaced him with a fundamentalist Islamic government headed by the Ayatollah Khomeini.

The John F. Kennedy Assassination
The John F. Kennedy Assassination

The John F. Kennedy Assassination

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of the major factors that led to the 1962 Kennedy assassination and how it had a direct effect on Americans' attitudes toward the government and, perhaps, on their own sense of security.

The Munich Olympics Massacre
The Munich Olympics Massacre

The Munich Olympics Massacre

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of the major factors that contributed to terrorist attacks at the Munich Olympics beginning September 5, 1972.

The Oklahoma City Bombing
The Oklahoma City Bombing

The Oklahoma City Bombing

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of major factors that contributed to the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building on April 19, 1995.

The Persian Gulf War
The Persian Gulf War

The Persian Gulf War

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of major factors that contributed to the Persian Gulf War in the Middle East.

The Tiananmen Square Protests of 1989
The Tiananmen Square Protests of 1989

The Tiananmen Square Protests of 1989

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of major factors that contributed to the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989 in China.

The Vietnam War
The Vietnam War

The Vietnam War

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of major factors that contributed to the war in Vietnam.

The Women's Liberation Movement
The Women's Liberation Movement

The Women's Liberation Movement

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of major factors that contributed to the Women's Liberation Movement during the late 1960s.

Watergate
Watergate

Watergate

Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of major factors that contributed to the Republican-backed undercover spy group that broke into Democratic headquarters in June 1972.

World War I Reference Library
World War I Reference Library

World War I Reference Library

Covers major topics related to the period, including the roots of the war; causes of U.S. involvement; the Espionage Act and Sedition Act; weapons of mass destruction; and more. Profiles the major players of the period, including Woodrow Wilson, Kaiser Wilhelm II, John Pershing, and Henri-Philippe Petain. Presents full or excerpted primary source materials, including diaries, speeches, letters, journals and memoirs.

World War II Reference Library
World War II Reference Library

World War II Reference Library

Provides background and information on major topics about the World War II period, biographies of significant men and women involved in the war, and primary sources such as full or excerpted speeches, diary entries, newspaper accounts and other original documents.

Science

American Men & Women of Science, ed. 31
American Men & Women of Science, ed. 31

American Men & Women of Science, ed. 31

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

Biotechnology
Biotechnology

Biotechnology

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

Discoveries in Modern Science
Discoveries in Modern Science

Discoveries in Modern Science

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

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

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

This work considers both the professional ethics of science and technology, and the ethical and political issues raised by science and technology in an increasingly complex and global society. This broad coverage supports the numerous courses in applied and professional ethics and policy related to the practice of science and technology in education, including new analytical and interpretive essays on events, scholarship, people, and legal decisions.

Food
Food

Food

Examines food in relationship to nutrition, world health issues, agriculture, environmental concerns, current events and political decision-making.

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

Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia, ed. 2

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

Grzimek's Student Animal Life Resource
Grzimek's Student Animal Life Resource

Grzimek's Student Animal Life Resource

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

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

Space Sciences, ed. 2

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

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

The Gale Encyclopedia of Science, ed. 5

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

Biography

American Men & Women of Science, ed. 31
American Men & Women of Science, ed. 31

American Men & Women of Science, ed. 31

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

UXL Encyclopedia of World Biography
UXL Encyclopedia of World Biography

UXL Encyclopedia of World Biography

Features biographies of notable historic and current figures from American history, world history, literature, science and math, arts and entertainment, and the social sciences. Entries focus on the people most often studied in middle and high school.

Medicine

Body Systems
Body Systems

Body Systems

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

Consumer Health Care
Consumer Health Care

Consumer Health Care

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

The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine, ed. 4
The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine, ed. 4

The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine, ed. 4

Covers all aspects of the subject including therapies, conditions/diseases, herbs/plants, and people. Identifies numerous types of alternative medicine being practiced today, including reflexology, acupressure, acupuncture, chelation therapy, kinesiology, yoga, chiropractic, Feldenkrais, polarity therapy, detoxification, naturopathy, Chinese medicine, biofeedback, Ayurveda and osteopathy.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer, ed. 3
The Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer, ed. 3

The Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer, ed. 3

Comprehensive survey of 120 cancers, cancer drugs, traditional and alternative treatments, side effects and diagnostic procedures.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health, ed. 2
The Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health, ed. 2

The Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health, ed. 2

Provides in-depth coverage of pediatric diseases and disorders, with issues related to physical and cognitive and behavioral development. Covers every major body system. There is a distinct emphasis on health issues affecting children under the age of four.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Diets, ed. 2
The Gale Encyclopedia of Diets, ed. 2

The Gale Encyclopedia of Diets, ed. 2

Covers topics such as dieting and popular diets, dietary concerns, nutritional basics, and the effects of a person's dietary choices on one's health. Topics are organized around the development and history of a diet, its basic principles, any key figures that influence the trend, and any public or regulatory concerns associated with the practice. Provides information across all age groups from infants to the elderly.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Environmental Health
The Gale Encyclopedia of Environmental Health

The Gale Encyclopedia of Environmental Health

This title covers topics in nursing and allied health written for students and professionals in the field. Alphabetically arranged entries cover topics in body systems and functions, conditions and common diseases, contemporary health care issues and theories, techniques and practices, and devices and equipment. Covers all major health professions, including nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and respiratory therapy.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders, ed. 3
The Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders, ed. 3

The Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders, ed. 3

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

The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health, ed. 3
The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health, ed. 3

The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health, ed. 3

Provides detailed information on mental disorders and conditions. Also features entries for prescription, alternative and over-the-counter drugs, as well as the various therapies used to treat mental disorders.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Neurological Disorders, ed. 2
The Gale Encyclopedia of Neurological Disorders, ed. 2

The Gale Encyclopedia of Neurological Disorders, ed. 2

Provides in-depth coverage of neurological diseases and disorders, including stroke, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson disease, Tourette Syndrome, Alzheimer's disease, cerebral palsy, vertigo, amnesia, and epilepsy, targeted to patients, their families and allied health students. Related topics include communication aids, electric personal assistive mobility devices, medications, and the needs of Alzheimer patient caregivers among others.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health, ed. 3
The Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health, ed. 3

The Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health, ed. 3

This set provides more than 1,000 entries covering topics in nursing and allied health written for students and professionals in the field. Alphabetically arranged entries cover topics in body systems and functions, conditions and common diseases, contemporary health care issues and theories, techniques and practices, and devices and equipment. Covers all major health professions, including nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and respiratory therapy.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Public Health
The Gale Encyclopedia of Public Health

The Gale Encyclopedia of Public Health

Alphabetically arranged encyclopedia provides coverage of important public health concerns. Topics include diseases and conditions, health and wellness efforts, nutrition, ethics and law related topics and statistics, sanitation issues, and everyday environmental effects.

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

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

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

UXL Encyclopedia of Diseases and Disorders
UXL Encyclopedia of Diseases and Disorders

UXL Encyclopedia of Diseases and Disorders

Contains numerous entries on medical conditions, from avian flu to warts. Entries cover infectious diseases, injuries, genetic disorders, and others.

UXL Encyclopedia of Drugs and Addictive Substances
UXL Encyclopedia of Drugs and Addictive Substances

UXL Encyclopedia of Drugs and Addictive Substances

Provides detailed information on 52 drugs and other addictive substances, defined as illegal drugs, legal addictive drugs and other substances as well as commonly abused classes of prescription and over-the-counter drugs. Statistics highlight each entry and sidebars provide information on the legal, historical or social aspects of the particular drug. Difficult words are defined within the text. Appropriate for middle school students.

Business

Business Plans Handbook, v. 17
Business Plans Handbook, v. 17

Business Plans Handbook, v. 17

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

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

CaseBase: Case Studies in Global Business, v. 1

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

Corporate Disasters
Corporate Disasters

Corporate Disasters

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

Encyclopedia of American Industries, ed. 6
Encyclopedia of American Industries, ed. 6

Encyclopedia of American Industries, ed. 6

A three-volume business reference that provides detailed, comprehensive information on a wide range of industries in every realm of American business. The work consists of more than 1,000 detailed profiles of the manufacturing and service industries.

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

Encyclopedia of Business and Finance, ed. 3

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

Encyclopedia of Emerging Markets
Encyclopedia of Emerging Markets

Encyclopedia of Emerging Markets

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

Encyclopedia of Global Industries, ed. 5
Encyclopedia of Global Industries, ed. 5

Encyclopedia of Global Industries, ed. 5

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

Encyclopedia of Major Marketing Strategies (Campaigns), v. 3
Encyclopedia of Major Marketing Strategies (Campaigns), v. 3

Encyclopedia of Major Marketing Strategies (Campaigns), v. 3

A continuation of Encyclopedia of Major Marketing Campaigns (1999 and 2007), this new volume expands its international coverage through its 100 essays covering some of the top global and emerging brands that appeared from 2010 to 2013. Essays are aligned to the strategic marketing framework, ensuring that the marketing strategies covered can easily be utilized in an academic environment as case studies, or illustrative examples often described as “war stories” by professors.

Encyclopedia of Management, ed. 7
Encyclopedia of Management, ed. 7

Encyclopedia of Management, ed. 7

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

Encyclopedia of Small Business, ed. 4
Encyclopedia of Small Business, ed. 4

Encyclopedia of Small Business, ed. 4

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

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Cultural Transformation
Gale Business Insights Handbook of Cultural Transformation

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Cultural Transformation

This series centers on the specific projects, tasks, and activities in which businesspeople currently engage. This volume focuses on the topic of organizational change and corporate culture.

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Global Business Law
Gale Business Insights Handbook of Global Business Law

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Global Business Law

This series centers on the specific projects, tasks, and activities in which businesspeople currently engage. This volume focuses on the topic of global business law.

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Global Marketing
Gale Business Insights Handbook of Global Marketing

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Global Marketing

This series centers on the specific projects, tasks, and activities in which businesspeople currently engage. This volume focuses on the topic of global marketing.

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Innovation Management
Gale Business Insights Handbook of Innovation Management

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Innovation Management

This series centers on the specific projects, tasks, and activities in which businesspeople currently engage. This volume focuses on the topic of technical innovations in business management.

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Investment Research
Gale Business Insights Handbook of Investment Research

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Investment Research

This series centers on the specific projects, tasks, and activities in which businesspeople currently engage. This volume focuses on investment research and analysis.

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Social Media Marketing
Gale Business Insights Handbook of Social Media Marketing

Gale Business Insights Handbook of Social Media Marketing

This series centers on the specific projects, tasks, and activities in which businesspeople currently engage. This volume focuses on the social aspects of internet marketing.

Gale E-Commerce Sourcebook, ed. 2
Gale E-Commerce Sourcebook, ed. 2

Gale E-Commerce Sourcebook, ed. 2

Combines a variety of information including approximately 100 how to topical entries covering the most commonly asked questions relating to e-commerce. Topics include how to write business and marketing plans, secure financing, and evaluate candidates for designing a website. Covers directory listings of approximately 4,700 associations, consultants, and other organizations related to e-commerce as well as the top 250 leading e-commerce companies worldwide.

Gale Encyclopedia of E-Commerce, ed. 2
Gale Encyclopedia of E-Commerce, ed. 2

Gale Encyclopedia of E-Commerce, ed. 2

Provides access to the world of Internet commerce and addresses the concerns of those who want to join the ranks of the Internet business community. Features 470 essays on topics related to the emerging world of e-commerce. Includes profiles of individuals and organizations considered to be the industry leaders and innovators and covers significant events, case studies and legal issues important to understanding the current e-commerce environment.

Innovation Masters
Innovation Masters

Innovation Masters

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

Manufacturing & Distribution USA, ed. 8
Manufacturing & Distribution USA, ed. 8

Manufacturing & Distribution USA, ed. 8

Presents statistics on numerous NAICS classifications in the manufacturing, wholesaling and retail industries. Compiled from the most recent government publications. Covers input-output data by industrial sector when available as well as classifications of leading public and private corporations in each industry.

Market Share Reporter
Market Share Reporter

Market Share Reporter

Covers 50 key industries (and the companies and products therein) throughout the world (including but not limited to the US, Canada, Mexico, Europe and Asia).

Nation and World

Cuba
Cuba

Cuba

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

Encyclopedia of Emerging Markets
Encyclopedia of Emerging Markets

Encyclopedia of Emerging Markets

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

Encyclopedia of Food and Culture
Encyclopedia of Food and Culture

Encyclopedia of Food and Culture

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

Arts

Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion
Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion

Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion

A survey of clothing, costume and fashion. Coverage includes the origins of clothing and body adornment, the development of fabrics and technologies, and the social meanings of dress, as well as representative costumes from a wide range of historical eras. For students and researchers at the high-school level or higher.

Magill's Cinema Annual, ed. 33
Magill's Cinema Annual, ed. 33

Magill's Cinema Annual, ed. 33

Each volume offers an in-depth retrospective of significant domestic and foreign films released in the United States during the preceding year. Distinguishing features include its extensive credits, awards and nominations, MPAA ratings, thorough indexes, and its exhaustive critical reviews with author bylines.

Religion

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

Encyclopedia of Religion, ed. 2

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

New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2010
New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2010

New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2010

This supplement focuses on the Church in Modern History, particularly WWII and after. It also includes about 200 entries on the men and women who have been beatified or canonized since 2003.

New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2011
New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2011

New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2011

This supplement covers the areas of art, music and literature. It includes articles written by specialists and scholars, bios of the beatified and canonized since 2010 as well as entries on other relevant current Catholic issues, events and topics, such as: Internet and the Church, Pope Benedict XVI, popular culture, sex abuse crisis, television and Catholicism, and women artists and Catholic art.

New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2012-2013
New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2012-2013

New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2012-2013

This supplement covers a wide range of topics including ethics, metaphysics, epistemology, logic, aesthetics, philosophy of literature, art, and music, political philosophy, and philosophy of law. It contains numerous articles of special interest to Catholic thought and culture covering such areas as the philosophical aspects of love, hope, wisdom, marriage, friendship, death, pain and suffering, the human person and the human soul, and the philosophy of God and religion.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of Religious Practices, ed. 2
Worldmark Encyclopedia of Religious Practices, ed. 2

Worldmark Encyclopedia of Religious Practices, ed. 2

This set provides information on current religious practices around the world with an emphasis on how religions impact the daily lives of their followers.

Environment

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

Environmental Encyclopedia, ed. 4

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

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

Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia, ed. 2

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

Grzimek's Student Animal Life Resource
Grzimek's Student Animal Life Resource

Grzimek's Student Animal Life Resource

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

Law

Freedom From Unfair Searches and Seizures
Freedom From Unfair Searches and Seizures

Freedom From Unfair Searches and Seizures

Traces the evolution of the 4th Amendment through documents and Supreme Court rulings, to show how it has become the basis for numerous rules limiting the gathering and use of evidence by police and prosecutors.

Freedom of Assembly and Petition
Freedom of Assembly and Petition

Freedom of Assembly and Petition

Covers the historical development of the right of assembly and petition, how the Supreme Court defines the rights of assembly and association, and the role of assembly and petition in social movements.

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

Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law, ed. 3

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

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

The Brown v. Board of Education Trial

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

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, ed. 2
West's Encyclopedia of American Law, ed. 2

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, ed. 2

Provides current information on more than 5,000 legal topics. Includes completely revised articles covering important issues, biographies, definitions of legal terms and more. Covers such high-profile topics as the Americans with Disabilities Act, capital punishment, domestic violence, gay and lesbian rights, and physician-assisted suicide.

Social Science

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

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

Designed to answer such key questions as: How has the U.S. Constitution shaped the economy of the United States? What were the consequences of Prohibition on consumers behavior? This title presents 1,000 entries, era overviews, event/movement profiles, biographies, business/industry profiled, geographic profiles, and more.

Human Geography
Human Geography

Human Geography

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

General Reference

Personal Finance
Personal Finance

Personal Finance

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

Education

Personal Finance
Personal Finance

Personal Finance

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

Literature

Scribner Writers Online Series
Scribner Writers Online Series

Scribner Writers Online Series

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

Twayne's Authors Series
Twayne's Authors Series

Twayne's Authors Series

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

Multicultural Studies

The African American Almanac, ed. 11
The African American Almanac, ed. 11

The African American Almanac, ed. 11

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

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