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  • The A to Z of British Intelligenceby Nigel West

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 36.99

    The A to Z of British Intelligence offers insight into the history and operations of British Intelligence through its more than 1,800 entries, covering a vast and varied cast of characters: the spies and their handlers, the moles and defectors, the political leaders, the top brass, the techniques and jargon, and the many different offices and organizations. more...

  • Historical Dictionary of the Cooperative Movementby Jack Shaffer

    Scarecrow Press 1999; US$ 164.99

    Provides snapshot views of the cooperative movement in all its diversity. The only single source one can consult to find so much information on the different kinds of cooperatives, significant figures, including philosophers, pioneers, officials, and leaders, and the situation in a large number of countries. With a list of acronyms, an extensive chronology,... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Thailandby May Kyi Win; Harold E. Smith; Gayla S. Nieminen

    Scarecrow Press 2005; US$ 149.99

    The second edition, which first provides an overview of the country in the introduction, traces the long and complicated history in the chronology and goes into much greater detail in the dictionary. Offering 64 new entries, as well as updates and revisions to older ones, the dictionary presents important persons, places, institutions, and more in... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Ancient Greek Warfareby Jon Woronoff; Iain Spence

    Scarecrow Press 2002; US$ 92.99

    This resource strategically traces Greek warfare from 720 to 30 BC and its specific and extensive details-the wars, the troops, the armor, the military tactics, and other factors either affecting or affected by the wars. more...

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

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 87.99

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Prison Library Primerby Brenda Vogel

    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...

  • Historical Dictionary of the Crimean Warby Guy Arnold

    Scarecrow Press 2002; US$ 64.99

    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...

  • The A to Z of Early North Americaby Cameron B. Wesson

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 36.99

    The indigenous populations of North America created impressive societies, engaged in trade, and had varied economic, social, and religious cultures. Over the past century, archaeological and ethnological research throughout all regions of North America has revealed much about the indigenous peoples of the continent. This book examines the long and... more...