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  • The A to Z from the Great War to the Great Depressionby Neil A. Wynn

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 39.50

    The A to Z from the Great War to the Great Depression covers this important period in American history with a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on everything from automobiles, chemicals, and electrical goods, to mass entertainment and the rise of Hollywood, radio, and sport. more...

  • The A to Z of the Roosevelt-Truman Eraby Neil A. Wynn

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 39.00

    The A to Z of the Roosevelt-Truman Era examines significant individuals, organizations, and events in American political, economic, social, and cultural history between 1933 and 1953. This was a period of enormous significance in the United States due to the impact of the Great Depression, World War II, and the onset of the Cold War. The presidencies... more...

  • Learning Curvesby Beth Younger

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 61.50

    Learning Curves: Body Image and Female Sexuality in Young Adult Literature examines how cultural assumptions and social constraints are reinforced and complicated through common representations of young women. Each chapter analyzes a recurrent theme in the history of young adult literature, including issues of body image, pregnancy, abortion, lesbianism,... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Methodismby Jr. Charles Yrigoyen; Susan E. Warrick

    Scarecrow Press 2005; US$ 110.00

    The first major reference work on Methodism since the publication of The Encyclopedia of World Methodism in 1974. Nearly sixty Methodist theologians and historians contributed dictionary entries that provide basic information about some of the important persons, doctrines, events, and activities. more...

  • The A to Z of Renaissance Artby Lilian H. Zirpolo

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 39.50

    The A to Z of Renaissance Art covers the years 1250 to 1648, the period most disciplines place as the Renaissance Era. A complete portrait of this remarkable period is depicted in this book through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and over 500 hundred cross-referenced dictionary entries on major Renaissance painters, sculptors,... more...

  • 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...

  • Historical Dictionary of Islamby Ludwig W. Adamec

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 145.00

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

  • The A to Z of the United Nationsby Jacques Fomerand

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 39.50

    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$ 139.50

    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$ 71.00

    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...