A reference handbook in the "Contemporary Education Issues" series.
Provides an overview of approaches to education for a pluralistic
society, an introduction to the historical origins of diversity
education, and explanations of curricular options along with case
Contains some 3,800 references, most briefly annotated, to English-language print resources published mainly since the 1970s, including books and book sections, journal articles, dissertations, and entries in dictionaries and encyclopedias.
These are thematic volumes which update the old Cambridge History of India (1922- )(3rd floor DS 436 .C22). Each volume of the NCHI has a distinct title, and concludes with an extensive bibliographic essay.
An encyclopedic work with articles on the main ideas and movements of global cultural history from antiquity to the present day. The NDHI focuses not only on the ideas themselves, but also on the cultural environments in which they arose, and their transformations and influence.[To access freely online, scroll down past the entries for "Science Encyclopedia" in the link provided.] One can profitably also consult the entries in the earlier (1973-74) Dictionary of the History of Ideas( online and Ref CB5 .D52), which approaches much of the same subject matter but more from the perspective of examining the history of influential texts.
A 10-volume work which covers the time periods from ancient all the way through modern. Each volume features a different time period in music history, such as Early Middle Ages, Ars Nova and the Renaissance, The Age of Beethoven, and Romanticism.
A five volume set published by the Belknap Press of Harvard University Press. First three volumes cover 1,359 American women who died between 1607 and 1950; the next volume with the subtitle The Modern Period covers 442 women who died between 1951 and 1975; the last volume, subtitled Completing the Twentieth Century profiles 483 women who died between 1976 and 1999.
Featuring 945 alphabetically arranged entries, this is an indispensable
biographical and critical guide to American art and artists from colonial times to
contemporary postmodernism. The dictionary also provides entries on people connected with the American art scene and notable American institutions.
The standard one-volume reference work on Christianity, with over 6000 entries, covering biography, church history, and theology, with bibliographies for most entries. Edited by F. L. Cross, updated 3rd edition by E. A. Livingstone.
The 4,000 entries provide rich detail on all aspects of the Renaissance in 14th to 17th century Europe, including comprehensive coverage of the art, literature, science, culture, philosophy, religion, economics, history, and conflict of the period. The text explores the influence that this intense intellectual and cultural revival continues to have on modern thought and society.