In 8 volumes. "Each volume of the ELE deals with a single, substantial subject in the language and education field...Each book-length volume provides more than 20 state-of-the-art topic reviews of the literature."
A reference source providing basic information on key concepts, terms, and events related to social welfare and reform, civil rights, politics, government, the environment, media, economics, health, family, religion, law, and education in 20th century America.
With such topics as broadband, content filtering, cyberculture, cyberethics, digital divide, freenet, MP3, privacy, telemedicine, viruses, and wireless networks, the encyclopedia will be an indispensable resource for anyone interested or working in this field.
A reference book for students and scholars who want to know about anarchism (a social movement that believes in a society based upon consensus rather than hierarchical structures and the rule of force).
This two-volume Encyclopedia of Recreation and Leisure in America provides a comprehensive survey of activities such as quilting bees, stickball, and stock car racing from the Colonial era to the present.
Combining theory, history, and practice, this encyclopedia by Thomas Slone, has a special emphasis on public speaking, performance and communication. Cross-references, bibliographies after each article, and topical indexes further enhance the work.
Articles by scientists of many fields, philosophers and thinkers from all the major world religions present a variety of perspectives on the major scientific discoveries of our time and their effects on our religious belief system. [Publisher's website]
"The Encyclopedia of Science, Technology, and Ethics 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."
EBR is a research tool for scholars in biblical studies and related fields but also useful to readers generally interested in the Bible. The online edition contains the entire contents of the printed edition (currently volumes 1–12), as well as many articles ahead of print, and is updated quarterly.
A 3-volume reference concentrating on the post 1945 period. Entries are alphabetic by theme, country, region, organization, person, and topic, and "provides a ready reference work for understanding issues that affect approximately three quarters of the globe's residents."--Introduction. All articles are signed and have bibliographies. Features articles on an extensive number of organizations and provides lengthier coverage on regions than on individual countries.
A new electronic reference about the Earth, its natural environments, and their interaction with society. The Encyclopedia
is a free, fully searchable collection of articles written by scholars,
professionals, educators, and experts who collaborate and review each
other's work. The articles are written in non-technical language and
will be useful to students, educators, scholars, professionals, as well
as to the general public.
From the rise of Descartes' disciples in 1670 to the restoration of the Bourbon monarchy in 1815, these 700 articles by leading scholars break conventional geographical boundaries with coverage that includes not only Western Europe but also North America, Brazil, and Iberian, Russian, Jewish, and Eastern European cultures.
Covering anatomy, physiology, neuropsychology, clinical neurology, neuropharmacology, evolutionary biology, genetics, and behavioral science, this four-volume encyclopedia contains over 200 peer reviewed signed articles from experts around the world.
A 4-volume encyclopedia with nearly 4,000 articles with bibliographies. Covers topics such as religion, political and military affairs, economics, literature, and the arts during the 19th and 20th centuries.
Covers colonial North America from the Norse settlements (c.1000) through aspects of nineteenth-century New Mexico and Alaska, including non-English colonies. 247 topical essays in three volumes, with good cross-referencing and bibliographies.