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  • Historical Dictionary of Brusselsby Paul F. State

    Scarecrow Press 2004; US$ 114.99

    Historical Dictionary of Brussels covers the leading places, personalities, events, and institutions that have shaped civic life in the Belgian capital. The first comprehensive English-language history of Brussels in reference form, this book includes a narrative of the city's history, more than 600 dictionary entries, and an extensive bibliography.... more...

  • Literary Research and the American Realism and Naturalism Periodby Linda L. Stein; Peter J. Lehu

    Scarecrow Press 2008; US$ 57.99

    The American Realism and Naturalism literary period lasted from roughly 1861 to 1914. It was characterized by its response to the political, economic, and technological changes that transformed the nation during the Civil War and postbellum years. Some of the most well-known authors in American history wrote during this time, including Mark Twain,... more...

  • A Bibliographic Guide to North American Industryby Dale A. Stirling

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 84.99

    With a view toward the heritage of North American Industry, A Bibliographic Guide to North American Industry: History, Health, and Hazardous Waste provides recommended readings in historical and contemporary literature related to the origins of specific industries, the health and safety issues they face, and how they manage waste and prevent... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of the Etruscansby Simon K.F. Stoddart

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 94.99

    The Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans relates the history of this culture through a list of acronyms and abbreviations, a chronology, a introductory essay, a bibliography, and hundreds of dictionary entries on important persons, places, events, and institutions and significant political, economic, social, and cultural aspects. more...

  • The A to Z of British Radioby Seán Street

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 39.99

    The A to Z of British Radio relates the history of this medium through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and several hundred cross-referenced dictionary entries on the BBC and other companies, many of the specific stations, the more memorable programs and those who wrote for or appeared on them, and the administrative and technical... more...

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

    Scarecrow Press 2005; US$ 89.99

    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$ 74.99

    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$ 99.99

    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$ 99.99

    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$ 44.99

    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...