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  • Historical Dictionary of United States-China Relationsby Robert G. Sutter

    Scarecrow Press 2005; US$ 79.99

    The relationship between the United States of America and the People's Republic of China is traced in this dictionary containing hundreds of cross-referenced entries on the presidents and prime ministers, the secretaries of state and foreign ministers, other key players, and the more significant institutions and events. more...

  • Forgotten Voicesby Clifford E. Trafzer; Robert R. McCoy

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 59.99

    Forgotten Voices: Death Records of the Yakama, 1888-1964 begins a discussion of the health of the people on the Yakama Reservation. It focuses on major causes of death during the reservation period so that future scholars may access the data and interpret them, and advance further work in the field. more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Air Intelligenceby Glenmore S. Trenear-Harvey

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 97.99

    The Historical Dictionary of Air Intelligence relates the evolving history of air intelligence through a list of abbreviations and acronyms, a chronology, an introductory essay, and cross-referenced dictionary entries on the agencies and agents, the operations and equipment, and the tradecraft and jargon. more...

  • Historical Dictionary of United States Intelligenceby Michael A. Turner

    Scarecrow Press 2005; US$ 92.99

    This compendium of over 500 entries on the most important and relevant personalities, programs, activities, and agencies of U.S. intelligence, beginning with the Sons of Liberty before the onset of the Revolutionary War until the most recent reorganization of the U.S. intelligence community, covers the myriad pieces of legislation that have governed... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of the Gilded Ageby T. Adams Upchurch

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 87.99

    The Historical Dictionary of the Gilded Age relates the history of the major events, issues, people, and themes of the American "Gilded Age" (1869-1899). The Gilded Age was a time of nationalism, unprecedented economic growth, and technological advancement. T. Adams Upchurch does this through a chronology, a list of acronyms and abbreviations,... more...

  • The A to Z of Westerns in Cinemaby Paul Varner

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 36.99

    The story of the western is told in The A to Z of Westerns in Cinema through a chronology, a bibliography, and an introductory essay. However, it is the hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on cinematographers; composers; producers; films like Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Dances With Wolves, The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly, High Noon,... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of the Petroleum Industryby M. S. Vassiliou

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 109.99

    The Historical Dictionary of the Petroleum Industry presents a concise but complete one-volume reference on the history of the petroleum industry from pre-modern times to the present day. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, and over 400 cross-referenced dictionary entries on companies, people, events, technologies, phenomena,... more...

  • The A to Z of the Petroleum Industryby M. S. Vassiliou

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 36.99

    The A to Z of the Petroleum Industry presents a concise but complete one-volume reference on the history of the petroleum industry from pre-modern times to the present day. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, and over 400 cross-referenced dictionary entries on companies, people, places, events, technologies, and phenomena related... more...

  • The Postmodern Humanism of Philip K. Dickby Jason P. Vest

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 64.99

    In The Postmodern Humanism of Philip K. Dick, Jason Vest examines how Dick adapted the conventions of science fiction and postmodernism to reflect humanist concerns about the difficulties of maintaining identity, agency, and autonomy in the latter half of the 20th century. Vest also explores Dick's literary relationship to Franz Kafka, Jorge Luis Borges,... more...

  • A Spy's Resumeby Marc Anthony Viola

    Scarecrow Press 2008; US$ 54.99

    Since the recent attacks of September 11, 2001, the intelligence community has been on a hiring binge. According to some estimates, over half of those currently employed in the agencies and departments that comprise the U.S. intelligence community have less than six years experience. Consequently, there are a lot of people 'learning the ropes' on how... more...