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.
From the extensive overview articles of up to 2,000 words, to the shorter factual entries, the encyclopedia is thoroughly cross-referenced and includes useful further reading suggestions, along with a comprehensive index.
Produced by the Information Institute of Syracuse, the same people who created AskERIC. Available here are lesson plans, links to education information on all subjects, and responses to popular questions on the practice, theory, and research of education.
Twenty-three volumes document the regional variety of planet Earth, each one concentrating on a different area or country and showing the pattern and order that lie behind constant changes of the environment.
Contains a wide variety of articles written by academics and experts in the fields of knowledge relevant to the study of environmental issues such as biology, geology, anthropology, demographics, genetics, and engineering.
Contains information on associations, research centers, environmental health, publications, educational programs, environmental law, trade shows, environmental statistics, green city rankings, grants, government agencies, consultants, green product catalogs, and web sites.
A multi- and interdisciplinary encyclopedia of the Renaissance, covering European and world history, literature, art, music, science, religion, and other topics. Evert article concludes with helpful bibliography.
Consists of 230 essays, ranging from 5,000 to 10,000 words, arranged in five volumes under broad topical categories. There are also chronological and geographical sections. The sixth volume contains relevant biographies and a detailed index. Includes bibliographies.
Articles on aspects of U.S. foreign relations, including important events, people, and ideas, as well as articles on U.S. relations with specific countries and regions. Includes bibliographies. 3 volumes.
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.
The Energy Citations Database contains bibliographic records for energy-related reports, conference papers, journal articles, books, dissertations, and patents from the Department of Energy and its predecessor agencies, the Energy Research and Development Administration and the Atomic Energy Commission.
This reference work about young children in the United States is arranged in five broad categories: (1)historical and philosophical roots of early childhood practice; (2) sociocultural, political, and economic contexts; (3) perspectives on children; (4) early chilhood curricula and programs; and (5) perspectives on educators.
These rankings address reputation, faculty publications, tuition rates, library facilities, test scores, alumni achievement, faculty salaries, admissions selectivity, and other topics about the quality of education at all levels.
This 5 volume set covers physical, chemical, biological, and ecological dimensions of global environmental change; causes and consequences of global environmental change; and social and economic dimensions of global environmental change.
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).
A concise, readable, authoritative, and provocative reference on democracy. Includes 417 original articles on countries, geographical regions, historical eras, important individuals, philosophical concepts, and many other issues important to understanding democracy.