This accessible one-volume encyclopedia is organized into eleven sections, representing major themes in language study, such as popular ideas about language, the structure of language, and child language acquisition.
Similar in format and style to the Cambridge Encyclopedia of Language (same editor), this resource is organized into six parts, with topics such as the history of English, vocabulary, grammar, and the use of the English language.
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).
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."