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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$ 96.00

    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...

  • The A to Z of the United Nationsby Jacques Fomerand

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 41.50

    Author Jacques Fomerand provides a comprehensive dictionary of nearly 900 cross-referenced entries on the UN's various committees and organizations, its leaders, terms, policies, and major events in which the UN took part. Supplementing the dictionary entries are a chronology, an introduction, a bibliography, and appendixes. more...

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

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 146.00

    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...

  • Advocacy Journalistsby Edd Applegate

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 75.00

    This book focuses on the lives of journalists and editors who contributed to advocacy journalism. Each entry contains biographical information about the journalists, their professional careers, major works, and, in some cases, commentary on those works. more...

  • Historical Dictionary of the Crimean Warby Guy Arnold

    Scarecrow Press 2002; US$ 76.00

    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$ 115.50

    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 the Reformed Churchesby Benedetto; Guder; Mckim

    Scarecrow Press 1999; Not Available

    As its name implies, the Reformed tradition grew out of the 16th century Protestant Reformation. The Reformed churches consider themselves to be the Catholic Church reformed. The movement originated in the reform efforts of Huldrych Zwingli (1484-1531) of Zurich and John Calvin (1509-1564) of Geneva. Although the Reformed movement was dependent upon... more...

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

    Scarecrow Press 2007; US$ 47.50

    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$ 41.50

    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...

  • More Bullies in More Booksby C.J. Bott

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 50.00

    This book introduces over 350 annotated titles, from picture books to high school books, that deal with bullying and related issues, such as name calling, being new and different, body image, cliques and gangs, 'isms,' homophobia, cyberspace, and violence. It is an important tool for beginning discussions about this real and harmful problem. more...