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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 69.99
This book is a practical guide to understanding how to operate a prison library in contemporary society. It equips the librarian and library advocate with the necessary background, practical library science tools, and the proper solutions to develop, grow, and maintain an effective, user-centered library program. more...
- Scarecrow Press 2008; US$ 79.99
The first of two volumes, this book covers the most recent ten years of the focus group studies and research methodology. The first volume provides coverage of the arts and humanities, social sciences, and the non-medical sciences, with the second volume (available in 2009) addressing the medical and health sciences. more...
- Scarecrow Press 2003; US$ 109.99
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...