- 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.
- Encyclopedia of World Biography
A multicultural biographical source that covers notable individuals from every part of the world and from all time periods who have made significant contributions to human culture.
- Encyclopedia of Russian History
Provides a comprehensive discussion of Russia's people; politics; economics; religion; and social systems; and is designed to complement the study of comparative politics; world history; geography; literature; arts and culture and world cultures. Entries span the period from the earliest beginnings of the Russian nation to the rise and fall of the Soviet Union. Includes illustrations. 4 volumes.
- American Decades
American Decades is a cross-disciplinary source for junior and high school students and teachers; public librarians and general researchers who need a single; consistent reference to document and analyze periods of contemporary American social history.
- American Decades Primary Sources
Cross-disciplinary source spanning the 20th century. Each volume in the set includes full or excerpted primary sources representing the seminal issues; themes; movements and events from a decade. Includes oral histories; songs; speeches; advertisements; TV; play and movie scripts; letters; laws ; legal decisions; newspaper articles; cartoons; recipes; and more.
- Encyclopedia of Religion
The second edition of a resource that is considered a standard reference in the field. Presents a cross-cultural approach that emphasizes religion's role within everyday life and as a unique experience from culture to culture. The original 2;750 entries have been retained; many heavily updated; and approximately 600 entirely new articles have been added by an international team of scholars and contributors.
- Major 21st-Century Writers
Contains detailed biographical and bibliographical information on the most-studied authors at the turn of the twenty-first century. More than 1;000 fully-updated entries cover the most influential contemporary writers and their careers through 2004.
- Feminism in Literature: A Gale Critical Companion
"This six-volume set explores the history of women and feminism throughout literature; from classical antiquity to modern times. Topics covered include misogyny and women's social roles in ancient civilizations; 16th-century women's devotional literature; 17th- and 18th-century women's captivity narratives; the women's suffrage movement in 19th-century America; women writers of the ""Lost Generation;"" lesbian literature; and much more."
- Americans at War
Covers major American conflicts from the Colonial Wars through the War on Terrorism in the context of cultural and social events and conditions on the home front. Illustrated articles cover both biographies and topics such as civil liberties; media; politics; popular culture; religion; memory and national identity; civic celebrations; monumental art; literature; the roles of women and minorities; veterans; science and technology; humor; and music. General audiences.
- Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia
A completely revised and updated version of the original work published in Germany in 1960; this edition incorporates recent developments in the animal world as noted by prominent advisors and contributors from the scientific community.