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Benezit Dictionary of Asian Artists

Benezit Dictionary of Asian Artists   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Art & Architecture, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
713,152 words
Illustration(s):
36
Over 4,700 entries The Benezit Dictionary of Asian Artists consists of more than 4,700 entries on Asian artists representing all regions of the continent, including the Middle ... More
Benezit Dictionary of British Graphic Artists and Illustrators

Benezit Dictionary of British Graphic Artists and Illustrators   Reference library

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Over 3,200 entries The Benezit Dictionary of British Graphic Artists and Illustrators features over three thousand entries on British artists, ranging from contemporary ... More
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

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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
A Dictionary of Celtic Mythology

A Dictionary of Celtic Mythology   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Society and culture, Customs and Traditions, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
303,593 words
Illustration(s):
1
A comprehensive and accessible survey of the whole of Celtic mythology, legend, saga, and folklore. It covers the people, themes, concepts, places, and creatures of Celtic mythology, from ... More
The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Place Names

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Place Names (5 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2019
Over 11,000 entries This dictionary explores the history, meanings, and origin of place names around the world. It covers continents, countries, regions, islands, bays, capes, ... More
A Dictionary of African Mythology

A Dictionary of African Mythology   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2002
This collection of fascinating, mysterious, and revealing tales captures the immense sweep and diversity of African mythology. The stories touch on virtually every aspect of belief: gods ... More
A Dictionary of African Politics

A Dictionary of African Politics   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2019
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
84,674 words
Illustration(s):
3
Over 350 entries This new dictionary provides clear and authoritative definitions of terms within the fast-growing field of African Politics. It includes coverage of elections, ... More
A Dictionary of Asian Mythology

A Dictionary of Asian Mythology   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2002
Meet the supreme Gautama Buddha, the elephant-headed Hindu god Ganesa, and Chang O, the Lunar Toad who is Chinese goddess of the Moon. Journey to the sacred Cambodian ruins of Angkor and ... More
A Dictionary of British Place Names

A Dictionary of British Place Names   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Names studies, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
288,089 words
Illustration(s):
5
“Another volume for every local historian's bookshelf” - Local Historian This revised edition of the Dictionary of British Place-Names includes over 17,000 engaging ... More
A Dictionary of Creation Myths

A Dictionary of Creation Myths   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Covering thousands of years of intricate creation tales, A Dictionary of Creation Myths is the first and most comprehensive work devoted to creation myths from cultures throughout the ... More
Dictionary of Early American Philosophers

Dictionary of Early American Philosophers   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Philosophy, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
666,360 words
Over 450 entries The Dictionary of Early American Philosophers, which contains over 450 entries by nearly 300 authors, provides an account of philosophical thought in the United ... 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
A Dictionary of English Folklore

A Dictionary of English Folklore   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Includes over 1,250 entries An absorbing and entertaining guide to English folklore and an authoritative reference source on such legendary characters as Cinderella, Jack the ... More
The Grove Dictionary of American Music

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Music, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
5.09 million words
Illustration(s):
390
Over 9,000 entries The Grove Dictionary of American Music, second edition is the largest, most comprehensive reference publication on American ... More
A Guide to Countries of the World

A Guide to Countries of the World (4 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Encyclopedias, Geographical reference, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
283,948 words
Illustration(s):
427
Over 240 entries This invaluable A–Z provides a wealth of up-to-date information on every country in the world, including dependent territories. Each entry provides a brief ... More
A Dictionary of London Place-Names

A Dictionary of London Place-Names (2 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Have you ever wondered where the unusual names of Elephant and Castle, Grim's Ditch, Soho, and World's End come from? Find out the linguistic and historical origins of these place-names ... More
The New Oxford Companion to Economics in India

The New Oxford Companion to Economics in India (3 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Social sciences, Economics, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
579,226 words
Illustration(s):
60
Over 325 entries The huge organism called the Indian economy, with its complexities, diversities, and paradoxes, is both fascinating and puzzling. The Oxford Companion to ... More
The Oxford Companion to American Politics

The Oxford Companion to American Politics   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
646,300 words
Over 275 entries This is the first reference work to provide detailed, in-depth coverage of all aspects of American politics. Top scholars have written entries that surpass all ... More
The Oxford Companion to World Mythology

The Oxford Companion to World Mythology   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Subject:
Society and culture, Customs and Traditions, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
304,086 words
Illustration(s):
91
This online edition was reviewed and selectively updated by the original author in 2011. Covering all aspects of mythology, this Companion includes essays on the world's major ... More
The Oxford Encyclopaedia of South Asian Christianity

The Oxford Encyclopaedia of South Asian Christianity   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Religion, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
547,146 words
Over 1,100 entries Ambitious, authoritative, and comprehensive, The Oxford Encyclopaedia of South Asian Christianity covers for the first time the 2000-year old story of ... More
The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Military and Diplomatic History

The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Military and Diplomatic History   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Over 450 entries The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Military and Diplomatic History offers both assessment and analysis of the key episodes, issues and actors in ... More
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America (2 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Society and culture, Cookery, Food, and Drink, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
1.38 million words
Illustration(s):
401
Over 1,400 entries The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America, originally published in September 2004, covers the significant events, inventions, and ... More
The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Religion, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
1.88 million words
Illustration(s):
345
Publishing in print in February 2009, this encyclopedia presents students, researchers, political analysts, journalists, and common readers with accurate, comprehensive, and balanced ... More
World Flags

World Flags   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias, Geographical reference, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
5,112 words
Illustration(s):
159

A quick reference guide to national flags

World Maps

World Maps   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias, Geographical reference, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
2,169 words
Illustration(s):
891
This title now includes over 775 maps, with locator, physical and political maps for each country, over 120 island maps, state maps for North America, Canada, and Mexico, and more than 100 ... More
A Dictionary of World Mythology

A Dictionary of World Mythology   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Society and culture, Customs and Traditions, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
129,130 words
Illustration(s):
19
Since Plato first coined the term 'mythologia', mythology has come to hold greater significance and power as a crucial element of civilization as a whole. Written by a leading scholar of ... More

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