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.
A three-volume encyclopedia containing over 600 articles which include biographies, general contextual essays, and articles on very specific topics. Each article is signed and recommends current bibliography for further study. The geographic area covered includes Mexico through southern Mesoamerica. Emphasis is placed on the past, but contemporary cultural groups are also covered.
Sections 1-2 contain a cartographic presentation of 500 years of territorial organization, demography, and culture. Sections 3-5 focus on political, social, and economic issues specific to each country, beginning in the colonial period.
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).
Covers colonial North America from the Norse settlements (c.1000) through aspects of nineteenth-century New Mexico and Alaska, including non-English colonies. 247 topical essays in three volumes, with good cross-referencing and bibliographies.
This resource provides excerpts from the criticism of the works of fifteenth- through eighteenth-century novelists, poets, playwrights, and philosophers, from the first published critical appraisals to current evaluations.
From the extensive overview articles of up to 2,000 words, to the shorter factual entries, the encyclopedia is thoroughly cross-referenced and includes useful further reading suggestions, along with a comprehensive index.
Twenty-three volumes document the regional variety of planet Earth, each one concentrating on a different area or country and showing the pattern and order that lie behind constant changes of the environment.
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.
Contains about 1,088 statistical tables on the social, economic and institutional conditions of Canada from the start of the Confederation in 1867 to the mid-1970s. This is an electronic reprint of the 2d edition of Historical Statistics of Canada, jointly produced by the Social Science Federation of Canada and Statistics Canada in 1983.
This edition by the United Nations Development Programme, the United Nations Environment Programme, the World Bank, and the World Resources Institute was undertaken to develop recommendations that would safeguard the world's ecosystems.
Contains a wide variety of articles written by academics and experts in the fields of knowledge relevant to the study of environmental issues such as biology, geology, anthropology, demographics, genetics, and engineering.