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  • 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 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 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 Anglicanismby Colin Buchanan

    Scarecrow Press 2006; US$ 99.99

    Anglicanism arguably originated in 1534 when Parliament passed the Act of Supremacy, which transferred papal power over the Church of England to the king. Today, approximately 550 dioceses are located around the world, not only in England, but also everywhere that the British Empire's area of influence extended. With an estimated total membership of... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Bertrand Russell's Philosophyby Rosalind Carey; John Ongley

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 89.99

    The Historical Dictionary of Bertrand Russell's Philosophy is the only dictionary to date of Bertrand Russell's ideas. It is a guide to the many elements of Russell's philosophy. A glimpse at Russell's work shows instantly why such a text is needed. Taking his books alone, Russell is author of almost 100. Many are classics, several require technical... more...

  • Mattia Battistiniby Jacques Chuilon; Thomas E. Glasow; Thomas Hampson; Liza Mrosovsky-Shaw

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 89.99

    Mattia Battistini: King of Baritones and Baritone of Kings presents a comprehensive study of the life and art of Italian baritone Mattia Battistini (1856-1928), known as the finest example of the bel canto style, and one of the most celebrated opera singers in history. Along with a CD of recordings, the book includes rare photos, a list of performance... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of American Radio Soap Operasby Jim Cox

    Scarecrow Press 2005; US$ 79.99

    The dictionary section, made up of more than 500 cross-referenced entries, provides brief vignettes of the more popular and also less well-known 'soaps,' among them Back Stage Wife, Our Gal Sunday, Pepper Young's Family and The Guiding Light. Other entries evoke those who brought these programs to life: the actors, announcers, scriptwriters, networks,... more...

  • The A to Z of Environmentalismby Peter Dauvergne

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 33.99

    The A to Z of Environmentalism is a paperback edition of the Historical Dictionary of Environmentalism. It strategically skips across issues, concepts, time, organizations, and cultures, not with any pretense of producing a definitive dictionary but rather with the aim of producing an inclusive, wide-ranging, and global history of environmentalism.... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Journalismby Ross Eaman

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 94.99

    The Historical Dictionary of Journalism relates how journalism has evolved over the centuries. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on the different styles of journalism, the different types of media, and important writers and editors. more...

  • The Korean Warby Paul Edwards

    Scarecrow Press 2003; US$ 94.99

    This historical dictionary of the Korean War is designed to provide brief but helpful information about all aspects of the war, including units involved, the United Nations, political and military actions, significant sites and operations, and weapons use more...