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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
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
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
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 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 Encyclopedia of African Historiography: Methods and Sources

The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Historiography: Methods and Sources   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2019
Subject:
History, Regional and National History, Archaeology
Length:
931,216 words
Illustration(s):
188
The difficulties of exploring African history, especially for earlier periods, have spurred the development of a wide range of methodologies and approaches, such that Wyatt McGaffey once ... 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
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in the United States

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in the United States   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
1.60 million words
Illustration(s):
1
2005 Library Journal Best Reference 2006 New York Public Library Best Reference 2006 Dartmouth Medal Honorable Mention 2006 ALA/RUSA Outstanding Reference ... More
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Mesoamerican Cultures

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Mesoamerican Cultures   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
1.02 million words
Illustration(s):
87
2001 Library Journal Best Reference Source 2001 Booklist Editor's Choice 2001 New York Public Library Best Reference 2001 Choice Outstanding Academic Title ... More
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Mexican History and Culture

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Mexican History and Culture   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2019
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
1.31 million words
Illustration(s):
55
Over 120 scholarly articles This work provides a compendium of the best available scholarship on Mexico’s rich history and culture. An international group of leading authors, ... More

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