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  • Propaganda and Mass Persuasion

    Propaganda and Mass Persuasion
    av Nicholas J. Cull

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781576078204

    A truly international, authoritative A-Z guide to five centuries of propaganda, in both wartime and peacetime, which covers key moments, techniques, concepts, and some of the most influential propagandists in history.This fascinating survey provides…

  • Encyclopedia of Urban Legends, 2nd Edition [2 volumes]

    Encyclopedia of Urban Legends, 2nd Edition [2 volumes]
    av Jan Harold Brunvand

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781598847208

    This revised edition of the original reference standard for urban legends provides an updated anthology of common myths and stories, and presents expanded coverage of international legends and tales shared and popularized online.From roasted babies…

  • Handbook of Inca Mythology

    Handbook of Inca Mythology
    av Paul Richard Steele

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781576073544

    The first introduction to the Incas and their myths aimed at students and general readers, bringing together a wealth of information into one convenient resource.Full of hard to find information, Handbook of Inca Mythology provides an accessible int…

  • Cults in America

    Cults in America
    av James R. Lewis

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781576070314

    Since the early 1970s, alternative religious movements known as cults have been the focus of ever-increasing controversy in America. Cults in America: A Reference Handbook compares present-day cults to events in earlier American history, focusing on…

  • World War II [5 volumes]

    World War II [5 volumes]

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781851099689

    With more than 1,700 cross-referenced entries covering every aspect of World War II, the events and developments of the era, and myriad related subjects as well as a documents volume, this is the most comprehensive reference work available on the wa…

  • Feminism

    Feminism
    av Judith Harlan

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874368949

    While its primary focus is the United States, Feminism also examines how multiculturalism and global thinking have infused today's feminists with a sense of widened responsibility for girls and women worldwide. Readers will find a cultural overview…

  • Politics and Government in China

    Politics and Government in China
    av Guoli Liu

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313357305

    This concise, thought-provoking analysis explores the political changes and economic development emblematic of a rapidly rising China.Politics and Government in China is an introduction to Chinese government and politics. The book provides analysis…

  • The Enlightenment

    The Enlightenment

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610698450

    Based on the most recent scholarship, this book provides students and interested lay readers with a basic introduction to key facts and current controversies concerning the Enlightenment.One of the most significant developments in world history, the…

  • Russia at War [2 volumes]

    Russia at War [2 volumes]

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781598849479

    This easy-to-use reference explores the people and events that shaped Russian military history-and impacted Europe, Asia, and the world-over the past eight centuries.Russian military history is an often-overlooked field. Yet Russia is and has long b…

  • Legends of the Earth, Sea and Sky

    Legends of the Earth, Sea and Sky
    av Tamra Andrews

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874369632

    This reference work should help to rejuvenate the imagination through documenting the mythological expression of an age-old desire to interpret and control the natural phenomena of the earth, sea and sky. In more than 350 entries, the connections be…

  • Ring of Fire

    Ring of Fire
    av Bethany D. Rinard Hinga

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610692960

    The author examines natural disasters around the Pacific Rim throughout history together with scientific data context to produce enlightening-and highly readable-entries.On March 11, 2011, a magnitude 9.0 earthquake struck off Japan's coast, trigger…

  • The Ozone Dilemma

    The Ozone Dilemma
    av David E. Newton

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874367195

    This intriguing volume gives readers a thorough understanding of all sides of the ozone debate. A 190 year chronology tracks our growing understanding of the ozone layer

  • Tobacco

    Tobacco
    av Harold V. Cordry

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874369670

    Tobacco addresses the many interrelated controversies surrounding the historical and current use of tobacco and presents a clear, objective, and thorough treatment of this contentious public health and legal issue.The American Indians valued tobacco…

  • Racial Violence on Trial

    Racial Violence on Trial
    av Christopher Waldrep

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781576072448

    An examination of the historical experience of African Americans as a case study of America's legacy of racial violence.In this comprehensive overview of how the law has been used to combat racism, author Christopher Waldrep points out that the U.S.…

  • The United States Navy

    The United States Navy
    av John C. Fredriksen

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781598844313

    Covering more than two centuries of naval history, this chronology highlights the individuals and events that shaped one of the world's greatest fighting forces-the United States Navy.The United States Navy: A Chronology, 1775 to the Present showcas…

  • Cold War and McCarthy Era

    Cold War and McCarthy Era

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781598841039

    This volume offers readers the opportunity to see how the Cold War and McCarthy eras affected men, women, and children of varying backgrounds, providing a more personal examination of this important era.Studies of the Cold War often focus on the pol…

  • The Grasslands of the United States

    The Grasslands of the United States
    av James E. Sherow

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781851097203

    This unique survey of the environmental history of the grasslands in the United States explores the ecological, social, and economic networks enmeshing humans in this biome over the last 10,000 years."Treeless, level, and semi-arid." Walter Prescott…

  • Drug Use

    Drug Use
    av Richard E. Isralowitz

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781576077085

    A balanced and straightforward survey of the key issues, facts, and controversies surrounding the use and abuse of harmful drugs in the United States and abroad.Drug Use: A Reference Handbook presents a vast collection of facts and information about…

  • Latin America & the Caribbean

    Latin America & the Caribbean
    av Kevin Hillstrom

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781576076903

    A concise yet thorough overview of the environmental issues, problems, and controversies facing Latin America and the Caribbean-from the tip of South America to the Windward Islands.Home to Earth's longest mountain range, largest river, and greatest…

  • Virtual Lives

    Virtual Lives
    av James D. Ivory

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781598845853

    This book is the THE source for information on virtual worlds, covering every aspect of this intriguing and fast-changing social practice and the technologies upon which it rests.Virtual Lives: A Reference Handbook describes the history, development…

  • Ethnic Groups of the Americas

    Ethnic Groups of the Americas
    av James B. Minahan

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610691635

    Intended to help students explore ethnic identity-one of the most important issues of the 21st century-this concise, one-stop reference presents rigorously researched content on the national groups and ethnicities of North America, Central America,…

  • Spies, Wiretaps, and Secret Operations [2 volumes]

    Spies, Wiretaps, and Secret Operations [2 volumes]

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781851098071

    A comprehensive two-volume overview and analysis of all facets of espionage in the American historical experience, focusing on key individuals and technologies.In two volumes, Spies, Wiretaps, and Secret Operation: An Encyclopedia of American Espion…

  • Chinese Religions in Contemporary Societies

    Chinese Religions in Contemporary Societies

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781851096268

    A comprehensive introduction to the resurgence of religion in China and Taiwan since the end of the Cultural Revolution and a wide-ranging examination of the impact of religious traditions on Euro-Americans and Chinese immigrants in present-day Nort…

  • Cuba

    Cuba
    av Ted A. Henken

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781851099849

    This fascinating work provides an enlightening guided tour of the island of Cuba's historical, political, economic, and sociocultural development from the pre-Columbian period to the present.Cuba: A Global Studies Handbook offers a revealing look at…

  • Handbook of American Film Genres

    Handbook of American Film Genres
    av Wes D. Gehring

    Inbunden - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313247156

    More genres, 19 in fact, are discussed than in other standard works. The 14 genres considered here by film scholar contributors other than Gehring include the adventure film, the western, the gangster film, film noir, the WW II combat film, the horr…

  • Pop Culture Germany!

    Pop Culture Germany!
    av Catherine C. Fraser

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781851097333

    From the reality TV show Superstar to Formula One ace Michael Schumacher, Pop Culture Germany! explores the exciting world of contemporary German popular culture.Like no other volume of its kind, Pop Culture Germany! captures the breadth and vitalit…

  • Elementary Education

    Elementary Education
    av Deborah Harmon

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781576079423

    A thorough overview of elementary education in the United States, spanning its history, foundations, curriculum models, technology, assessment, and special programs.Elementary Education: A Reference Handbook takes readers on an all-inclusive journey…

  • Slavery in the Modern World [2 volumes]

    Slavery in the Modern World [2 volumes]

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781851097838

    This work is the first encyclopedia on the labor practices that constitute modern-day slavery-and the individuals and organizations working today to eradicate them.Slavery in the Modern World: A History of Political, Social, and Economic Oppression…

  • Welfare Reform

    Welfare Reform
    av Mary Ellen Hombs

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874368444

    Welfare Reform presents the contemporary debate about welfare reform in the United States with an unbiased, objective point of view.Welfare Reform examines a wide range of programs and assistance policies of the U.S. federal and state governments. T…

  • Epidemics and Pandemics

    Epidemics and Pandemics
    av Jo N. Hays

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781851096589

    Balancing current and historical issues, this volume of essays covers the most significant worldwide epidemics from the Black Death to AIDS.Great pandemics have resulted in significant death tolls and major social disruption. Other "virgin soil" epi…

  • An Encyclopedia of American Women at War [2 volumes]

    An Encyclopedia of American Women at War [2 volumes]

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781598844436

    A sweeping review of the role of women within the American military from the colonial period to the present day.In America, the achievements, defeats, and glory of war are traditionally ascribed to men. Women, however, have been an integral part of…

  • Pop Culture Latin America!

    Pop Culture Latin America!
    av Lisa Shaw

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781851095049

    A survey of contemporary Latin American popular culture, covering topics that range from music and film to popular festivals and fashion.Like no other volume of its kind, Pop Culture Latin America! captures the breadth and vitality of pop culture in…

  • Encyclopedia of Archaeology [2 volumes]

    Encyclopedia of Archaeology [2 volumes]

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781576071991

    Written by some of the world's best-known archaeologists, this two volume set presents a collection of informative, readable, and often witty essays on the lives and work of their famous forebears, colleagues, and teachers.Encyclopedia of Archaeolog…

  • American Religions

    American Religions
    av J. Gordon Melton

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781576072226

    Covers the history of religion in the United States discussing such topics as Native American religions, the emergence of fundamentalism, and religious pluralism in the twentieth century.

  • Thomas Jefferson

    Thomas Jefferson
    av David S. Brown

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874369496

    An encyclopedia covering the life of Thomas Jefferson and the key issues, events, and personalities that shaped him.

  • U.S. Homeland Security

    U.S. Homeland Security
    av Howard Ball

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781851098033

    A legal scholar details the creation and function of the Department of Homeland Security, placing it in historical context.A concept so important, it is among the first words of the U.S. Constitution, the defense of our borders is as essential today…

  • Urban Sprawl

    Urban Sprawl
    av Donald C. Williams

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781576072257

    This even-handed survey of contemporary urban development in America examines how and why a growing number of citizens are concerned about urban sprawl.Offering a balanced overview, Urban Sprawl marshals the facts, sorts out the benefits and the dra…

  • Antisemitism [2 volumes]

    Antisemitism [2 volumes]

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781851094394

    Written by top scholars in an accessible manner, this unique encyclopedia offers worldwide coverage of the origins, forms, practitioners, and effects of antisemitism, leading to the Holocaust and surviving to the present day.The word "antisemite" wa…

  • Space Exploration and Humanity [2 volumes]

    Space Exploration and Humanity [2 volumes]
    av American Astronautical Society

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781851095148

    A complete history of human endeavors in space, this book also moves beyond the traditional topics of human spaceflight, space technology, and space science to include political, social, cultural, and economic issues, and also commercial, civilian,…

  • Homosexuality and Science

    Homosexuality and Science
    av Vernon A. Rosario

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781576072813

    This comprehensive resource explores the role of science and scientific discovery in the nature versus pathology debate surrounding homosexuality.Homosexuality and Science is the compelling history of this intense, ongoing scientific controversy. Th…

  • American Myths, Legends, and Tall Tales [3 volumes]

    American Myths, Legends, and Tall Tales [3 volumes]

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610695671

    A fascinating survey of the entire history of tall tales, folklore, and mythology in the United States from earliest times to the present, including stories and myths from the modern era that have become an essential part of contemporary popular cul…

  • Violence and the Media

    Violence and the Media
    av David E. Newton

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874368437

    This handbook presents the views of those who believe violence in the media causes violent behavior and those who remain unconvinced that any such relationship exists, and examines the results of studies on violence in the media and recommendations…

  • Belligerents, Brinkmanship, and the Big Stick

    Belligerents, Brinkmanship, and the Big Stick
    av John M. Dobson

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781598841312

    This encyclopedia offers authoritative coverage of the concepts, traditions, events, and individuals that shaped United States' foreign relations from the American Revolution to the present.Belligerents, Brinkmanship, and the Big Stick: A Historical…

  • Consumer Fraud

    Consumer Fraud
    av Lee E. Norrgard

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874369915

    Consumer Fraud examines and places in historical and contemporary context the subject of consumer fraud. Issues such as telemarketing fraud, consumer awareness, and truth in advertising are explored as well as the social implications and the impact…

  • Corporate Crime

    Corporate Crime
    av Richard D. Hartley

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781598840858

    Corporate Crime examines the ever-present problem of white-collar and corporate crime, not only within the United States but also worldwide.Should corporations and their employees be held criminally liable for shoddy business practices? This volume…

  • Conflict in the Former Yugoslavia

    Conflict in the Former Yugoslavia

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874369359

    The demise of Yugoslavia resulted in a savage internal conflict that confounded European efforts to prevent it. Intense and often instantaneous media coverage tended to produce a confusing maze of images and impressions. This timely, easy to use ref…

  • Environmental Hazards

    Environmental Hazards
    av Martha Gorman

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874366419

    Looks at the impact of sewage, marine debris, toxic chemicals, heavy metals, oil, and radioactive materials on the oceans, and lists sources of information.

  • School Violence

    School Violence
    av Laura L. Finley

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610696234

    A timely investigation of the history, legislation, and perpetrators of school violence, this guide debunks the myths and misconceptions about this terrible problem of national concern.With school violence on the rise, schools have implemented secur…

  • Great American Lawyers [2 volumes]

    Great American Lawyers [2 volumes]

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781576072028

    This two volume set offers unmatched insight into the lives and careers of 100 of America's most notable defense and prosecuting attorneys.Trial lawyers, noted one observer, are "the closest thing America has to the Knights of the Round Table." In t…

  • War Crimes and Justice

    War Crimes and Justice
    av Howard Ball

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781576078990

    A thorough introduction to the laws of war, the savagery of war crimes, and the international system that demands justice.How do you speak of the unspeakable and defend the indefensible? War Crimes and Justice: A Reference Handbook thoroughly examin…