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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

...Women in America Front Matter Publishing Information EDITORIAL BOARD End Matter Selected Bibliography Directory of Contributors 2006 ALA/RUSA Outstanding Reference Source 2005 Booklist Editor's Choice 2005 Choice Outstanding Academic Title The second edition of Black Women in America , edited by Darlene Clark Hine, provides expanded coverage of the achievements and contributions of African American women. Winner of the Dartmouth Medal for Outstanding Reference Publication of 1994, the first edition of Black Women in...

The Oxford Encyclopedia Women in World History

The Oxford Encyclopedia Women in World History   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
History
Length:
1.92 million words
Illustration(s):
441

...of Women in World History Front Matter Publishing Information EDITORIAL BOARD EDITOR IN CHIEF Introduction Introduction We Stand on the Shoulders of Giants. Joining Women's History and World History. A World of Expertise. Chronology of Women's History End Matter Directory of Contributors The Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History , edited by Bonnie G. Smith, captures the experiences of women throughout history in a far-reaching, four-volume work. Although there has been extensive research on women in history by...

Who's Who in the Twentieth Century

Who's Who in the Twentieth Century   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
History
Length:
514,207 words

... From Albert Einstein to the Marx Brothers, this authoritative reference book provides biographies of men and women from different countries and cultures who have contributed to the thought as well as the action of the twentieth century. Who's Who in the Twentieth Century . Oxford University Press, 1999. Oxford Reference Online . Oxford University Press. 9780192800916 9780191726439 0192800914 1999 First published 1985 as The Longman Dictionary of 20th Century Biography . Revised Edition published 1992 by Oxford University Press as A Dictionary of...

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

...to Scottish History aims to cover more than 20 centuries of history, and interpret history broadly, covering areas such as archaeology, climate, culture, languages, immigration, migration, and emigration. Multi-authored entries analyse key themes such as national identity, women and society, living standards, and religious belief across the centuries in an authoritative yet approachable way. The A-Z entries are complemented by maps, genealogies, a glossary, a chronology, and an extensive guide to further reading. More than a historical dictionary or...

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
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2

...takes an inclusive approach to Irish history, with entries ranging from horse racing to Home Rule, bogs to boxing, and Parnell to parliaments. Traditional topics such as the rebellion of 1798 and the Irish Civil War can be found alongside entries on newly developing areas such as women's history and popular culture. It combines concise definitions with in-depth analytical essays, while its Appendices include maps and a subject index, which groups headwords into thematic batches to provide an alternative way to access the entries. The Oxford Companion to Irish...

The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Social History

The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Social History   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013

...The more than 450 entries in this work examine our shared history "from the bottom up," with entries on the way automobiles shaped American lives, the westward movement of settlers and farmers in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, the transformation of work over time, the women's suffrage movement, counterculture, leisure activities, consumption patterns, voting habits, population movements, racial divides, and many more fascinating topics intended to help readers develop a richer framework for understanding the social experience of Americans throughout...

The Oxford Companion to Military History

The Oxford Companion to Military History   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
History, Military History, Social sciences, Warfare and Defence
Length:
852,842 words
Illustration(s):
91

...help from Dr Spencer Jones. A complete overview of military history from classical times to the present, The Oxford Companion to Military History is an essential guide to how the world has been shaped by conflict. Entries on key topics such as intelligence, propaganda, tactics, women in the military, and peacekeeping are included, with over 70 maps showing the course of famous battles and campaigns. Richard Holmes , CBE, TD, was Professor of Military and Security Studies at Cranfield University and the Royal Military College of Science in the UK. He presented...

An Oxford Companion to the Romantic Age

An Oxford Companion to the Romantic Age   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
History, modern history (1700 to 1945), Literature
Length:
547,072 words

...Land Language Law Literary Theory Medicine Music Mythology Natural Philosophy (Science) Novels Painting Poetry Policing Political Economy Popular Culture Poverty Prints Prose Psychology Publishing Religion Revolution Sensibility Slavery Theatre Utopianism Viewing War Women “An outstanding work of reference” – THES For the first time in this innovative reference book the Romantic Age is surveyed across all aspects of British culture, rather than in literary or artistic terms alone. The Companion's two-part structure presents forty-two essays...

The Oxford Companion to Local and Family History

The Oxford Companion to Local and Family History (2 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
History, Local and Family History
Length:
457,387 words

...Anthony Camp Family and Society Ralph Houlbrooke The Antiquarian Tradition David Hey Local and Regional History: Modern Approaches David Hey Irish Local and Family History Kevin Whelan Scottish Local and Family History David moody Welsh Local and Family History D. Huw Owen Women Local and Family Historians Joan Thirsk Place-Names Margaret Gelling Landscape History: The Countryside H. S. A. Fox Towns David M. Palliser Domestic Buildings Malcolm Airs Historic Churches David Hey Popular Culture Charles Phythian-Adams Folklore, Customs, and Civic Ritual...

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

...Cornel West; and  Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Black Man (Random House, 1997 ). Professor Gates has edited several anthologies, including  The Norton Anthology of African American Literature  (W.W. Norton, 1996 ); and  The Oxford-Schomburg Library of Nineteenth Century Black Women Writers  (Oxford, 1991 ). Professor Gates is co-editor with K. Anthony Appiah of the encyclopedia  Encarta Africana , published on CD-ROM by Microsoft ( 1999 ), and in book form in its second edition by Oxford under the title  Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African...

The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Cultural and Intellectual History

The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Cultural and Intellectual History   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
History, Regional and National History, Social sciences
Length:
710,219 words

...Building End of Ideology, The Enlightenment Erdrich, Louise Erikson, Erik Ethnology and Ethnography Etiquette and Manners Eugenics Evangelicalism Evolution, Theory of Existentialism Exploration Fairs, County and State Falwell, Jerry Fashion Faulkner, William Female Academies and Women's Education Feminine Mystique, The Film Film Noir Finney, Charles Grandison Fitzgerald, Ella Fitzgerald, F. Scott Fitzhugh, George Folk Culture, Art, and Music Foodways Football Foote, Horton Ford, Henry Ford, John Forrest, Edwin Foster, Hannah Webster Foster, Stephen Franklin,...

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

...529–531 public health campaigns and, 3: 530–531 treason accusations and trials of, 3: 524–525 from voting rights to elections of, 3: 532–533 widows and unmarried, 3: 526 Women Film Pioneers Project , 2: 147 Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF), 2: 138 Women’s Regional Council, 3: 513 Women through Women’s Eyes (Hahner), 1: 646 women writers, Mexican, 2: 432–448 border writers, 1990–2000, 2: 442–444 Castellanos, 2: 433–435 Conde, 2: 443 Esquivel, 2: 439–440, 444–446 Garro, 2: 432–433 Jufresa, 2:...

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

...(author, father of Ban Gu and Ban Zhao ), I:  213–214, 225–226 Ban Gu (historian), I:   211–221 , 226 as historian, I:  214–216 tragic end, I:  219–220 See also Ban Biao ; Hanshu (text) ; Sima Qian Ban Zhao (female scholar), I:  xxix, 222–235 Admonitions for Women (text) and female virtue, I:  223–224, 227, 230–232 advisor to Empress Dowager Deng, I:  227–229 family, I:  225–226 poetry, I:  232–234 as a scholar, I:  227, 229–230 teacher of court ladies, I:  227 See also Ban Biao ; Hanshu (text) Bannermen ( qiren ), II:  953...

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