Each key concept begins with a concise definition followed by illustrations of how the concept has been applied within the field. Cross-references to related concepts are included along with suggestions for further reading.
10,000 articles of prominent women across the ages are represented in these 17 volumes. Articles range in length from one paragraph to multiple pages. Each article is signed, and major articles have a list of sources or suggested reading. More than 300 scholars contributed to this work from 20 nations.
E.T.: Dictionary of the Frisian Language, published by the Fryske Akademy, 1984 - . Currently at 21 volumes. A comprehensive Frisian-Dutch dictionary which serves as the language's
Ed. Sheila D. Muller. New York: Garland, 1997. A one-volume encyclopedia with entries on various people and topics important in the history of Dutch art and art criticism. Includes good cross-references, indexes, and bibliography.
Nieuw Nederlandsch biografisch woordenboek. (New Dutch biographical dictionary.) 10 vols. Ed. P. C. Molhuysen, et al. Leiden: Sijthoff, 1937. Ref CT1143 .M9. Only those whose deaths occurred before 1910 are included.
Biografisch woordenboek van Nederland. 5 vols +, 1979- . Eds. J. Charite and A.J.C.M. Gabriels. Online version. A continuation of Molhuysen (above). Includes entries for approximately 2000 individuals from the latter half of the 19th c. to the 20th c.
Biographisch woordenboek van protestantsche
godgeleerden in Nederland. 6 vols. Eds. J.
P. de Bie et al.
's-Gravenhage: M. Nijhoff,-1949. ThRef BR909 .B5. Lengthy biographical sketches of Dutch Protestant clergy and theologians, with good bibliographical references. This is an uncompleted project, extending only from A-Li.
Biografisch Lexicon voor de geschiedenis van het Nederlandse protestantisme. 6 vols. Eds. D. Nauta et al. Kampen: Kok, 1978- . ThRef BX4846 .B56. Complements and extends the above biographical dictionary of Dutch Protestantism.
Dictionary of Seventeenth and Eighteenth-Century
Dutch Philosophers. 2 vols. Ed. Wiep van Bunge et al. Bristol: Thoemmes, 2003. Ref B3871 .D53.
A bibliography compiled by Peter King and Michael Wintle. Though dated (published in 1988), it provides a classified, annotated bibliography of topics such as geography, history, languages and dialects, religion, politics, economy, education, transportation, literature and the arts.
By William Shetter. 2d ed., revised. 2002. A brief (223 pp.) overview of "what is characteristic" about the Netherlands, with chapters on geography, business, education, language, literature, history, media, and other aspects of Dutch culture and society. Good bibliography. Web links are dated, but many are still useful.
Contains more than 2,000 entries for 511 NAICS (formerly SIC) codes, covering corporate, brand, product, service and commodity market shares for both the private and public sectors. This is a source for competitive analysis, but information should be verified with other, more primary sources (like annual reports).
A reference source providing basic information on key concepts, terms, and events related to social welfare and reform, civil rights, politics, government, the environment, media, economics, health, family, religion, law, and education in 20th century America.
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
Presents everything and anything you want to know about sports and the
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Knowledge from sports management, sports science, human movement
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From “Apple Pie” to “Zombie”, this encyclopedia covers the significant events, inventions, and social
movements in American history that have affected the way Americans
view, prepare, and consume food and drink.
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Combining theory, history, and practice, this encyclopedia by Thomas Slone, has a special emphasis on public speaking, performance and communication. Cross-references, bibliographies after each article, and topical indexes further enhance the work.
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.