A 4-volume encyclopedia with 189 interpretive essays organized thematically. One can readily find specific topics through the cross-referencing and indexing, and find further resources through the bibliographies in each article.
Volume 1 contains 40 selections from texts written between the fifth century B.C. and the first century A.D., during which the classical Chinese language was fully developed and standardized. Volume 2 contains a detailed glossary of unfamiliar terms and names found in Volume 1, and Volume 3 features detailed grammatical analyses.
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 resource with terms integral to the profession, practice, and science of audiology. Concise, current, and accessible, it contains useful illustrations and tables to enrich the definitions. Written by Brad A. Stach.
A comprehensive guide explains the origins and development of U.S. elections at the federal and state levels, covering: Elections in America, Political Parties, Presidential Elections, Congressional Elections, and Gubernatorial Elections. Includes six candidate indexes and a general index.
A biographical guide featuring performers, directors, writers, producers, designers, managers, choreographers, technicians, composers, executives, dancers, and critics in the United States and Great Britain.
A multi-volume work divided into regions of the world. Volume VI, for example, is devoted to Africa and the Middle East. Each volume is organized by country, and the history of music-making within that country is described and famous musicians profiled. Articles are followed by bibliographies and discographies.
Formerly part of the Army Area Handbook Program, "The Country Studies Series presents a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world."
Each entry in this seven-volume resource provides a list of the author's major short-fiction works, a brief biographical sketch, an overview of the themes, techniques, and development of the author's body of work, and an annotated bibliography.
This Text Revision incorporates information culled from a comprehensive literature review of research about mental disorders published since DSM-IV was completed in 1994. Updated information is included about the associated features, culture, age, and gender features, prevalence, course, and familial pattern of mental disorders.
A scholarly national biography, with approximately 8000 entries on people who helped in the formation of Canada and who died between the years 1000 and 1930.Fully searchable, with detailed bibliographic information for each entry.