• Encyclopedia of World BiographyEncyclopedia of World Biography
    Originally published in 1973 by McGraw Hill; this authoritative set represents the first complete revision in 25 years. This edition includes approximately 2;000 more entries than the first; with more women; multicultural and international coverage; bringing the total to approximately 7;000 biographies on notables from every part of the world and from all time periods.
  • Encyclopedia of Genocide and Crimes Against HumanityEncyclopedia 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. "
  • Middle Ages Reference LibraryMiddle Ages Reference Library
    Middle Ages Reference Library explores the complex period of the Middle Ages; covering the different civilizations and peoples of Medieval times. It also includes biographical essays on significant individuals from the period and an insightful collection of full or excerpted texts from the era.
  • UXL American DecadesUXL American Decades
    Covers 20th-century events and social history beginning in 1900 and ending in 1999. Each decade is covered in a single comprehensive volume. Chapters begin with a chronology of world events and a general overview of the decade.
  • Drugs; Alcohol; and Tobacco: Learning about Addictive BehaviorDrugs; Alcohol; and Tobacco: Learning about Addictive Behavior
    Covers the range of topics related to addiction for researchers in grade six and above. Approximately 200 articles cover everything from binge drinking to the role of genetics in addictive behaviors. Also included are additional articles on media representation; drug use in schools; herbal supplements; and more.
  • Gale Encyclopedia of Childrens Health: Infancy through AdolescenceGale Encyclopedia of Childrens Health: Infancy through Adolescence
    The set; which covers every major body system; is arranged into five main entry types: Diseases and Disorders; Development; Immunizations; Drugs; and Procedures.
  • Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim WorldEncyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World
    This encyclopedia looks at Islam's role in the modern world; doing so in context of the religion's history and development over the last 13 centuries. Contains thematic articles; biographies of key figures; definitions; illustrations; maps and more.
  • Encyclopedia of Science; Technology; and EthicsEncyclopedia 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.
  • Gale Encyclopedia of Science; 3rd ed.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.
  • Gale Encyclopedia of the Unusual and UnexplainedGale Encyclopedia of the Unusual and Unexplained
    Responds to the surging interest among students for information on topics relating to magic; witchcraft; the supernatural; and other mysterious phenomena. Information is arranged in an objective manner; presenting varying viewpoints when appropriate; and is written at a level that younger students and researchers can understand.