A 5-volume encyclopedia prepared under the auspices of the American Schools of Oriental Research, edited by Eric M. Meyers. The geographic coverage is from pre-history through the Crusades, covering the eastern Mediterranean to Iran, the Anatolian peninsula to the Arabian peninsula, and Egypt, Cyprus, and parts of North and East Africa.
Articles by scientists of many fields, philosophers and thinkers from all the major world religions present a variety of perspectives on the major scientific discoveries of our time and their effects on our religious belief system. [Publisher's website]
Covering anatomy, physiology, neuropsychology, clinical neurology, neuropharmacology, evolutionary biology, genetics, and behavioral science, this four-volume encyclopedia contains over 200 peer reviewed signed articles from experts around the world.
Provides a comprehensive and integrated approach to the geological sciences. It puts a clear focus on the Earth, with its complex processes and interactions, and considers it in connection with the effects of the atmosphere and oceans.
Examines the well-established topics in African history but also looks at the social, economic, linguistic, anthropological, and political subjects that are being re-evaluated or newly opened for historical analysis by recent research and publication.
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.
Defines terms used in all aspects of the social work profession - administration, research, policy development and implementation, community organization, health and mental health, and clinical theory and practice.
This 5 volume set covers physical, chemical, biological, and ecological dimensions of global environmental change; causes and consequences of global environmental change; and social and economic dimensions of global environmental change.
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 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.
International in scope, this encyclopedia spans the entire history of radio. With over 600 entries, it traces radio's role in the development of journalism, advertising, entertainment, propaganda, popular music, and much more.