- 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.
- 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.
- Dictionary of American History
The first comprehensive revision of this classic reference source; originally published in 1940; features updated and revised entries from previous editions; as well as more than 800 new entries covering recent events and topics not covered previously. This authoritative work serves students; scholars; and general readers interested in a wide range of topics in American history; from the well studied and familiar to the obscure.
- Encyclopedia of European Social History
This six-volume reference includes more than 230 articles; ranging from 5;000 to 10;000 words; on everything from serfdom and the economy; to witchcraft and public health.
- Encyclopedia of Food and Culture
A three-volume survey of food and its place in human culture and society; presented through 600 alphabetically sorted entries. Features multidisciplinary coverage of such topics as comfort food; ethnicity and food; medieval banquets; and nutrient composition; among many others. Includes photographs; illustrations; sidebars; recipes; menus; and timelines. For students and general readers.
- 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.
- 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.
- Encyclopedia of the American Constitution
Contains new and updated original articles covering recent concepts (i.e. adoption; race; the Constitution; birthright citizenship) and court cases since 1992 offering comprehensive coverage of all aspects of constitutional law; as well as biographies of people who have had an impact on our government's legal framework (Supreme Court Justices; Presidents; Cabinet Members; Lawyers; and more). Also covers judicial decisions handed down by the Supreme Court.
- 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.
- Gale Encyclopedia of Science; 3rd ed.
Designed for high-school students and lay adults; this collection of entries covers major areas of science including: biology; genetics; microbiology; astronomy; chemistry; physics; engineering; technology; geology; weather; archaeology; psychology; mathematics; and medicine; and provides readers with a wide range of up-to-date; relevant; and accurate information.