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.
Written by over 1,000 scholars from around the world, this multi-volume encyclopedia crosses history, geographic borders and disciplines to create a ground-breaking reference work reflecting the very latest research on gender studies and the Islamic world.
Contains 600 articles covering political, religious, economic, social, and intellectual topics from the predynastic era to the period of Roman rule. Good cross-references, index, and bibliographies. Available in print and online.
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.
Provides information about political parties from around the world from 1988 to mid-1996. Each entry consists of a brief survey of the political climate for the country and information on basic contact details, leadership, and activities of the significant parties.
A comprehensive resource covering the Performing Arts. Provides current information for over 8,500 dance companies, orchestras, opera companies, choral groups, theater companies, performing arts series, performing arts facilities, and artist management groups.