Subtitled: An Annotated Guide to the Best Translations of the Greek and Latin Classics into English. This work is dated (1930), but remains useful. Translations especially recommended are starred. Annotations vary, with evaluative information, quotations from reviews, and bibliographic information. Includes an appendix dealing with the Apostolic Fathers.
Contains tables that cover a wide range of economic and social statistics, including population, labor force, agricultural and industrial output, exports and imports, transportation, communications, and finance.
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
A concise, readable, authoritative, and provocative reference on democracy. Includes 417 original articles on countries, geographical regions, historical eras, important individuals, philosophical concepts, and many other issues important to understanding democracy.
A 10-volume set with a 2002 supplement which explores the social life and customs of peoples of the world. The encyclopedia is organized by people groups not by country names. Each article is signed and is followed by a bibliography.
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.
Articles on aspects of U.S. foreign relations, including important events, people, and ideas, as well as articles on U.S. relations with specific countries and regions. Includes bibliographies. 3 volumes.
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.
A 10-volume work which covers the time periods from ancient all the way through modern. Each volume features a different time period in music history, such as Early Middle Ages, Ars Nova and the Renaissance, The Age of Beethoven, and Romanticism.
Covers the period from 1945 to the present and is divided up into 150 nations, with each entry divided up into twelve sections, including History, Artistic Profile, Music Theatre, Design, and Further Reading.
Ed. Melvin Ember and Carol R. Ember. 4 vols. The first part of volume 1 contains 16 thematic essays dealing with the comparative study of the cultures of cities. This is followed by over 200 articles on particular cities throughout the world. The appendices include indexes, statistical tables, and selected web sites.
The standard reference in this field for both research and clinical use. It offers almost 200 detailed entries, covering the entire range of communication and speech disorders in children and adults, from basic science to clinical diagnosis.
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
Focusing on participation and aimed at the estimated 43 million disabled people in America today, this directory combines personal testimony with useful directory-style information covering a variety of areas.
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.