Presents everything and anything you want to know about sports and the
sporting life. Here at last is a single reference resource that
captures the essence of the world of sport, and its incredible variety.
Knowledge from sports management, sports science, human movement
studies, sport history, and sport sociology synthesized in 450
comprehensive, illustrated articles. Here is full coverage of all the
social and human issues in sports that keep talk radio buzzing, the
background and low-down for fans and students alike. Coverage begins
with sport among prehistoric hunters and gatherers and extends to the
global sports industry of the twenty-first century. Key social issues
such as doping, racism, sexism, civic life, youth participation, and
public policy are amply covered, with all perspectives represented.
(This is not a book, but a search aid for locating material in the Reference collections.) All author bibliographies are filed alphabetically by author in the Z8000 - Z8999 call number range in the reference collections (Check the theological reference on 4th floor, too!). For example, a bibliography of the writings by and about William James will be found after "Henry James" and before "James Joyce." Generally, only very famous and prolific writers will be found in this area.
A bibliography is a collection of works about a person or subject. These are essential research tools and should always be sought because someone has already done the legwork of gathering together in one place important resources on a person or subject. It begins in 1450 and ends in 1974 and collects in all languages.
Successor to RILA (International Repertory of the Literature of Art), this rich resource covers the current literature of European art from late Antiquity to the present, and American art from the European discoveries to the present.
Twelve bibliographic essays look at the realities of tough social problems facing American culture. Subjects include public policy and government, law and criminal justice, and the government's role in "bridging the gap."
An updated English edition of a standard work covering classical studies. Currently eight volumes of a projected 20 volume set are available. The complete German language Paulys Real-Encyclopaedie der Classischen Altertumswissenschaft (1893-1978) and the updated Der Neue Pauly Enzyclopaedie der Antike are both shelved nearby.
Outstanding in its comprehensiveness. Includes best practices, management checklists, outstanding business thinkers/gurus, encyclopedic coverage of business topics, and extensive identification of additional business information sources.
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.