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  • Arts and Humanities Through the ErasArts 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.
  • Americans at WarAmericans 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.
  • Ancient Greece and RomeAncient Greece and Rome An Encyclopedia for Students
    Covers an extensive array of topics on ancient Greece and Rome including daily life, art and architecture, philosophy, science, religion, statesmen, military leaders, emperors, and more.
  • Constitutional Amendments: From Freedom of Speech to Flag BurningConstitutional Amendments: From Freedom of Speech to Flag Burning From Freedom of Speech to Flag Burning
    Provides the history and social context of the amendment process, covering each of the 27 amendments. Significant issues, events, figures, movements and judicial/legislative actions in the history of each amendment are also covered chronologically.
  • Literary Movements for Students: Presenting Analysis, Context, and Criticism on Literary MovementsLiterary Movements for Students: Presenting Analysis, Context, and Criticism on Literary Movements Presenting Analysis, Context, and Criticism on Literary Movements
    Entries provide in-depth historical background information on each movement as well as modern critical interpretation of each movement's characteristic styles and themes.
  • Countries and Their CulturesCountries and Their Cultures
    Presents the cultural similarities within a country that set it apart from others by examining over 200 countries to document the myriad ways in which culture defines and separates the nations of the world as much as geographical borders do. Surveys each country's shared values, behaviors and cultural variations from foods and rituals to pastimes and arts, using a standard entry format for easy comparison. Provides illustrations, photographs and maps. 4 volumes.
  • Alternative EnergyAlternative Energy
    This three-volume set introduces students to issues surrounding both current energy sources and alternative energy options. While there is significant discussion of the non-renewable resources now used to meet the majority of the world's energy needs (oil, coal and natural gas), the primary focus of the set is on newer options to meet the ever-growing demand.











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