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.
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.
A five volume set published by the Belknap Press of Harvard University Press. First three volumes cover 1,359 American women who died between 1607 and 1950; the next volume with the subtitle The Modern Period covers 442 women who died between 1951 and 1975; the last volume, subtitled Completing the Twentieth Century profiles 483 women who died between 1976 and 1999.
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.
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.
A reference book for students and scholars who want to know about anarchism (a social movement that believes in a society based upon consensus rather than hierarchical structures and the rule of force).
"Provides introductory analysis and reference material on thirty key issues facing the world today, including those in the fields of economics, the environment, human development, law, politics, and security."
ed. Horst Haider Munske. Tübingen: Max Niemeyer Verlag, 2001. Gives a comprehensive survey of contemporary Frisian language and dialects, their history and literatures, and research trends in Frisian studies. Essays are evenly divided between English- and German-language contributions, each with a bibliography.
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.
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.
This three volume set is designed for the use of students and professionals and covers basic research, and topics of interest to the general public and environmental lawyers. Emphasis is on research rather than advocacy.
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.
A collection of the writings of Greek and Latin authors found at PA3611-PA3612 (Greek authors) and PA6156 (Latin authors) on the 5th Floor. Provides original text paired page by page with an English translation. Find books in these series by doing an "Advanced Search" in WebCat, searching for "Loeb Classical Library" as a series, and limiting by author.
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.
A comprehensive guide explains the origins and development of U.S. elections at the federal and state levels, covering: Elections in America, Political Parties, Presidential Elections, Congressional Elections, and Gubernatorial Elections. Includes six candidate indexes and a general index.