Authoritative multi-volume history of the political, economic, social, intellectual, and cultural history of Latin America, with an emphasis on the period since the establishment of independent states. Each chapter has a bibliographic essay (found at the end of each volume).
This business and management monthly, known perhaps best for its Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 surveys, contains thoroughly researched and interestingly written articles covering companies, executives, economic and financial “problems,” industries, cities, new products and technological developments.
Patents from all developed countries and many developing countries. Patent Lens (IOI Lens) has a better search interface than the United States Patent & Trademark database. It also provides PDFs of most patents.
The PILOTS bibliographic database, covering the Published International Literature On Traumatic Stress, is produced at the headquarters of the National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in White River Junction, Vermont. The PILOTS database is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Its goal is to include citations to all literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health sequelae of traumatic events, without disciplinary, linguistic, or geographical limitations, and to offer both current and retrospective coverage.
Covers history and criticism of American folk music in 5 volumes. Vol. 1: Native American music -- Vol. 2: African American music -- Vol. 3: British Isles music -- Vol. 4: European American music -- Vol. 5: Latino and Asian American music.
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Opposing Viewpoints in Context covers contemporary social
issues, from offshore drilling
to climate change, health care to immigration. Includes pro/con
viewpoint essays, as well as journal and news articles, primary source
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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."
"[P]rovides the first overall view of the pronunciation and vowel systems of the dialects of the U.S. and Canada. The Atlas re-defines the regional dialects of American English on the basis of sound changes active in the 1990s and draws new boundaries reflecting those changes." Sound samples and other supplementary multimedia material are available on an accompanying CD-ROM and website.
"A digest of tax articles appearing in The Journal of Taxation, Practical Tax Strategies, Estate Planning, TheJournal of International Taxation, The Journal of Multistate Taxationand Incentives, Taxation of Exempts, and Business Entities."
Subtitled: An Annotated Guide to the Best Translations of the Greek and Latin Classics into English. This work is dated (1930), but remains useful. Translations especially recommended are starred. Annotations vary, with evaluative information, quotations from reviews, and bibliographic information. Includes an appendix dealing with the Apostolic Fathers.
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.