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The Berkshire Dictionary of Chinese Biography

The Berkshire Dictionary of Chinese Biography   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
History, Regional and National History, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
619,167 words
Illustration(s):
305
Over 130 entries This publication, the first of its kind since 1898, represents the work of more than one hundred internationally recognized experts from ... More
Berkshire Dictionary of Chinese Biography (Volume 4)

Berkshire Dictionary of Chinese Biography (Volume 4)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
History, Regional and National History, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
203,238 words
Illustration(s):
140
Over 100 entries The fourth volume of the Berkshire Dictionary of Chinese Biography covers the years 1979-2015, providing a riveting new way to understand twenty-first-century ... More
Berkshire Encyclopedia of China

Berkshire Encyclopedia of China   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
800 entries With its coverage of environmental issues, global economics, online communications, and the latest political developments, this Encyclopedia is truly a 21st-century ... More
Black Women in America

Black Women in America (2 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
1.18 million words
Illustration(s):
446
2006 ALA/RUSA Outstanding Reference Source 2005Booklist Editor's Choice 2005 Choice Outstanding Academic Title The second edition of Black Women in America, ... More
The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of the American Enlightenment

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of the American Enlightenment   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Over 500 entries The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of the American Enlightenment is the first reference work on this key subject in early American history. With ... More
Dictionary of African Biography

Dictionary of African Biography   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
2.21 million words
Illustration(s):
224
From the pharaohs to Frantz Fanon, Dictionary of African Biography provides a comprehensive overview of the lives of the men and women who shaped Africa’s history. Unprecedented in scale, ... More
A Dictionary of British History

A Dictionary of British History (3 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
495,248 words
‘The book is packed with interest to the final page’ – The Independent Over 3,800 entries Written by over 100 specialist ... More
Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro–Latin American Biography

Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro–Latin American Biography   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
2.18 million words
Illustration(s):
1
From Toussaint L’Ouverture to Pelé, the Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro-Latin American Biography will provide a comprehensive overview of the lives of Caribbeans and Afro-Latin Americans ... More
Encyclopedia of Africa

Encyclopedia of Africa   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies, History, Regional and National History
Length:
919,423 words
Illustration(s):
191
The Encyclopedia of Africa presents the most up-to-date and thorough reference in world history, politics, and culture on this region of ever-growing importance. Its core is comprised of ... More
Encyclopedia of African American History 1896 to the Present

Encyclopedia of African American History 1896 to the Present   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
1.80 million words
Illustration(s):
410
This remarkable work traces the transition from the Reconstruction Era to the age of Jim Crow, the Harlem Renaissance, the Civil Rights Movement, and the ascendant influence of African ... More
Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619–1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass

Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619–1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
1.11 million words
Illustration(s):
287
It is impossible to understand America without understanding the history of African Americans. In nearly seven hundred entries, the Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895 ... More
The Kings and Queens of Britain

The Kings and Queens of Britain (2 rev. ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
129,840 words
Illustration(s):
44
This authoritative and accessible guide to the British monarchy spans the Romano-British rulers of 55 BC to the present day House of Windsor. Generously illustrated with maps, photos, ... More
The Oxford Companion to Australian History

The Oxford Companion to Australian History   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
662,701 words
The Oxford Companion to Australian History draws on the latest scholarship and covers people, institutions, and events that have shaped Australian society, politics and ... More
The Oxford Companion to Black British History

The Oxford Companion to Black British History   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
330,374 words
‘A magisterial excavation of black Britain...every student in the country should read it. ’, - Christina Patterson, The Independent Essential reading for ... More
The Oxford Companion to British History

The Oxford Companion to British History (2 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
1.06 million words
Over 4,500 entries First published in 1997, under the editorship of the late John Cannon and in consultation with over 100 distinguished contributors, this Companion describes ... More
The Oxford Companion to Canadian History

The Oxford Companion to Canadian History   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
631,918 words
This is the essential reference title for all those interested in Canadian History. From the Norse to Nunavut, The Oxford Companion to Canadian History provides an authoritative and ... More
The Oxford Companion to Irish History

The Oxford Companion to Irish History (2 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
504,982 words
Illustration(s):
2
‘a serious reference work which, unusually, is also a rewarding read for the casual browser...[a] good Companion to student, historian or lay reader alike’ - Neil Johnston, ... More
The Oxford Companion to Scottish History

The Oxford Companion to Scottish History   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
553,128 words
Illustration(s):
1
‘exemplary and wonderfully readable’ - Financial Times Over 500,000 words in length, and written by more than 70 distinguished contributors, the Oxford ... More
The Oxford Companion to United States History

The Oxford Companion to United States History   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
976,739 words
Here is a volume that is as big and as varied as the nation it portrays. With over 1,400 entries written by some 900 historians and other scholars, it illuminates not only America's ... More
The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought

The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Regional and National History, Philosophy
Length:
580,433 words
Illustration(s):
38
From St. Augustine and early Ethiopian philosophers to the anticolonialist movements of Pan Africanism and Negritude, The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought offers a comprehensive view ... More

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