- Europe; 1450 to 1789: An Encyclopedia of the Early Modern World
A six-volume survey of European history from 1450; the beginning of the print revolution; to 1789 and the French Revolution. Presents over 1;000 alphabetically arranged entries covering the period?s most significant personalities and meaningful developments in the arts; religion; politics; exploration; and warfare. For students; scholars; and general readers.
- Arts and Humanities Through the Eras
Profiling milestones and movements in the arts; literature; music and religion from a specific period; each volume in this set helps students and researchers understand the various disciplines of the humanities in relation to each other; as well as to history and culture. An overview of the period and a chronology of major world events begin each volume.
- Renaissance: An Encyclopedia for Students
A survey of the Renaissance-era topics most studied in high school world history; art literature; economics and science curriculum. Presents 465 alphabetically arranged entries broadly covering people; places; events; concepts; works of art and literature; and scientific achievements from around 1350 to 1620. For students in grades 7 and higher.
- Notable Sports Figures
Take a close look at the people in sports who have captured attention because of success on the playing field; or controversy off the playing field. It features biographies on more than 600 people from around the world and throughout history who have had an impact not only on their sport; but also on the society and culture of their times.
- International Encyclopedia of Marriage and Family
Includes articles specific to countries and to religious traditions; examining the history of family life within these cultures and discussing how families have been affected by political and social change.
- Encyclopedia of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity
This encyclopedia spans the globe to explain the issues behind crimes against humanity and human rights issues as they relate to individual countries and the world at large. It traces the history of events that qualify as genocide and crimes against humanity; profiles perpetrators and heroes; and explains international laws and law proceedings aimed at ending genocide and crimes against humanity.
- Environmental Encyclopedia
Provides in-depth; worldwide coverage of environmental issues. Each article is written in a nontechnical style and provides current status; analysis; and suggested solutions whenever possible.
- Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Popular Musicians Since 1990
An A-Z biographical reference that focuses on individual artists and groups in all popular styles active from 1990 to the present; including those in rock; rhythm and blues; rap; country; electronica; jazz; vocal and classical. Features include select discographies; bibliographies; a glossary of musical terms; and other information. Also features appendix essays on various topics including the music industry; rap; and grunge.
- Drugs and Controlled Substances: Information for Students
This single-volume resource provides detailed information on the physiological and psychological effects of addictive drugs and substances; from illegal drugs to commonly abused classes of prescription and over-the-counter drugs. Arranged alphabetically by drug name; each entry follows a standard format; allowing researchers to easily find the information they need and also to facilitate comparison between drugs.
- Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders; 2nd ed.
Provides clear; complete information on genetic disorders; including conditions; tests; procedures; treatments and therapies; in articles that are both comprehensive and easy to understand in language accessible to laypersons.