- Encyclopedia of Religion
The second edition of this highly regarded encyclopedia; intended to reflect both changes in academia and in the world since 1987; includes almost all of the 2;750 original entries -- many heavily updated -- as well as approximately 600 entirely new articles.
- Encyclopedia of Buddhism
This encyclopedia describes the Buddhist world view; basic teachings and practices of Buddhism; as well as its different schools and sects. In addition to containing entries on Buddhist scriptures; art; architecture; divinities; monastic orders; festivals; rites and ceremonies.
- Encyclopedia of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity
"Genocide has been with us since the beginning of history and is a key feature to the study of world history at nearly every level. The most widely-studied and catastrophic examples are; however; historically close to the present day: the Nazi Holocaust; ""ethnic cleansing"" in Bosnia; tribal warfare in Rwanda and more. "
- New Dictionary of the History of Ideas
"The publication of the New Dictionary of the History of Ideas marks the return of a reference work that is an essential tool to make the often complex history of ""what we think"" accessible to students and general readers."
- Ancient Europe; 8000 BC to 1000 AD: An Encyclopedia of the Barbarian World
This encyclopedia explores the many peoples of early European civilizations responsible for such accomplishments as the rise of farming in the Neolithic era and the building of Stonehenge.
- Nutrition and Well-Being A to Z
Examines the relationship between food and health on a historical; national; and personal level. Analyzes how nutrition has affected quality of life; health; and fitness in various countries at different times in history.
- Tobacco in History and Culture: An Encyclopedia
Tobacco in History and Culture explores how tobacco became one of the most important commodities in the history of world trade and the source of one of the biggest public health concerns in modern history. It has affected agriculture; religion; social customs; business and trade; government policy and medicine in many countries.
- Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine; 2nd ed.
Presents current; unbiased information on alternative and complementary medical practices; including reflexology; acupressure; acupuncture; chelation therapy; kinesiology; yoga; chiropractic; Feldenkrais; polarity therapy; detoxification; naturopathy; Chinese medicine; biofeedback; Ayurveda; and osteopathy.
- Encyclopedia of Aging
Written by experts for a general audience; articles cover topics such as biology; medicine; economics; law; psychology; sociology; and history as they relate to aging. Illustrated with photos; graphs; and line drawings.
- Encyclopedia of Science; Technology; and Ethics
This encyclopedia considers both the professional ethics of science and technology; and the social; ethical; and political issues raised by science and technology.