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  • Historical Dictionary of the Friends (Quakers)by Margery Post Abbott; Mary Ellen Chijioke; Pink Dandelion; Jr. John W. Oliver

    Scarecrow Press 2003; US$ 99.99

    The Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) is small by anyone's definition, with only about 300,000 members worldwide, but its impact has been widely felt. Unlike other historical dictionaries, the authors present a series of worldwide essays on Quaker theology, history, and practice as well as the lives of individuals who have made this faith their... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Islamby Ludwig W. Adamec

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 119.99

    The second edition of the Historical Dictionary of Islam presents a concise overview of Islamic history, religion, philosophy, and Islamic political movements. more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Terrorismby Stephen Sloan; Sean K. Anderson

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 119.99

    This third edition of Historical Dictionary of Terrorism significantly expands on the second edition through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on major terrorist groups, significant terrorist events, different forms of terrorism, cyber-terrorism, and counterterrorism. This book... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of the Crimean Warby Guy Arnold

    Scarecrow Press 2002; US$ 59.99

    This Dictionary is an excellent window into the political, national, and military intrigue that surrounded one of the most costly campaigns of all time. Includes a chronology, maps, and a comprehensive bibliography full of primary sources, as well as classic sources and histories that will allow researchers to trace the changing perception of the war... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of the Republic of Macedoniaby Dimitar Bechev

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 94.99

    The Historical Dictionary of the Republic of Macedonia traces the key political, socio-economic, and cultural developments in the multiethnic mosaic that is Republic of Macedonia following its secession from the Yugoslav federation in the autumn of 1991. It also surveys often overlooked topics, such as the social transformations underwent in the course... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of African American Cinemaby Torriano S. Berry; Venise T. Berry

    Scarecrow Press 2007; US$ 39.99

    Historical Dictionary of African American Cinema includes everything from The Birth of a Nation to Crash. In addition to the films, brief biographies of African American actors and actresses such as Sidney Poitier, James Earl Jones, Halle Berry, Eddie Murphy, Whoopi Goldberg, Denzel Washington, and Jamie Foxx can be found in this reference. Through... more...

  • The A to Z of Mormonismby Davis Bitton; Thomas G. Alexander

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 33.99

    The A to Z of Mormonism relates the history of the Mormon church through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on crucial persons, organizations, churches, beliefs, and events. Clearing up many of the misconceptions held about Mormonism and its members, this is an essential reference. more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Chileby Salvatore Bizzarro

    Scarecrow Press 2005; US$ 149.99

    Surveys the radical changes that have occurred in recent years in every aspect of Chilean life. Features more than 3,000 dictionary entries covering history, politics, geography, economics, the environment, culture, and a myriad other topics that include writers, artists, playwrights, and important figures, many of which were not included in the previous... more...

  • The A to Z of the Baptistsby William H. Brackney

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 33.99

    The A to Z of the Baptists relates the history of the Baptist Church through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on important events, doctrines, and the church founders, leaders, and other prominent figures who have made notable contributions. This volume commemorates the 400th anniversary... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Leibniz's Philosophyby Stuart Brown; N. J. Fox

    Scarecrow Press 2006; US$ 94.99

    Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (1646-1716) was one of the first Modern philosophers, and as such, one of the most significant. His contributions were often pathbreaking and his imprint still remains on fields such as logic, mathematics, science, international law, and ethics. While publishing relatively little during his life, he was in regular correspondence... more...