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  • eBook CoverAlternative Energy , 3v, 2006
    This three-volume set introduces researchers to issues surrounding both current energy sources and alternative energy options.
  • eBook CoverAmerican Civil War Reference Library , 5v, 2000
    American Civil War Reference Library offers comprehensive and wide ranging research options on this compelling era of American history.
  • eBook CoverAncient Europe, 8000 B.C. to A.D. 1000: Encyclopedia of the Barbarian World , 2v, 2004
    Viewed as "barbarian" through the lens of ancient Greece and Rome, these civilizations were responsible for such accomplishments as the rise of farming in the Neolithic era and the building of Stonehenge.
  • eBook CoverBerkshire Encyclopedia of World History , 5v, 2005
    The Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History takes a dynamic world history perspective, showing connections and interactions and change over time and place.
  • eBook CoverChecks and Balances: The Three Branches of the American Government , 3v, 2005
    Checks and Balances: The Three Branches of the American Government offers relevant, easy-to-understand information detailing the inner workings of the federal government.
  • eBook CoverChemical Compounds , 3v, 2006
    Chemical Compounds complements U·,X·,L®, 's award-winning Chemical Elements set by offering information on the ways in which different chemical elements combine to form commonly used chemical compounds, such as water, ammonia and aspirin.
  • eBook CoverChemical Elements: From Carbon to Krypton , 3v, 2006
    This 3-volume title provides in-depth, current, and accurate information on 112 known chemical elements, plus coverage on recently-discovered elements 113 through 118. Chemical Elements follows U·X·L's highly-praised style by covering this difficult topic in a manner and writing level accessible enough for younger and middle school students, yet appropriate for high school students, too.
  • eBook CoverChemistry: Foundations and Applications , 4v, 2004
    Covering chemistry, its laws, processes, applications and subdisciplines, this 4-vol. set also reviews the history of the field, up to modern research and practical applications.
  • eBook CoverCold War Reference Library , 6v, 2004
    Stretching from the end of World War II to 1989, the Cold War between the Western powers and the Communist bloc shaped national alliances around the world.
  • eBook CoverColonial America Reference Library , 6v, 2000
    The 5-vol. U·,X·,L Colonial America Reference Library provides thorough coverage of this critical period in American history.
  • eBook CoverCompany Profiles for Students , 3v, 1999
    The two vols. in the first edition in this series covers approximately 280 of the prominent companies most studied by students. Entries follow a standard set of rubrics to facilitate comparison between companies.
  • eBook CoverCrime and Punishment in America Reference Library , 5v, 2005
    Covering the evolution of the American criminal justice system throughout history, the four-volume Crime and Punishment in America Reference Library explores everything from juvenile justice to organized crime.
  • eBook CoverDictionary of American History , 3rd ed., 10v, 2003
    The third edition of the Dictionary of American History (Stanley I. Kutler, ed. in chief) is the first comprehensive revision of the classic Scribner reference source, originally published in 1940.
  • eBook CoverDictionary of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict , 2v, 2005
    The often-violent conflict between the state of Israel and the displaced Palestinian people occupies newspaper headlines and television news every day. Despite such coverage, many people still understand very little about the cause of this all but undeclared war.
  • eBook CoverDrugs and Controlled Substances: Information for Students , 2003
    This single-volume resource provides detailed information on the physiological and psychological effects of addictive drugs and substances, from illegal drugs to commonly abused classes of prescription and over-the-counter drugs.
  • eBook CoverEncyclopedia of Business and Finance, 2nd ed. , 2nd ed., 2v, 2007
    Designed for the nonspecialist, the Encyclopedia of Business and Finance is a 2-vol. complete reference covering five general areas: finance and banking, accounting, marketing, management, and information systems.
  • eBook CoverEncyclopedia of Education , 2nd ed., 8v, 2003
    This fully-revised 8-volume second edition offers a complete view of the institutions, people, processes, roles and philosophies found in educational practice in the United States and throughout the world.
  • eBook CoverEncyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World , 2v, 2004
    As the fastest growing religion in the United States and the dominant religion in a wide expanse of territory extending across Africa, Asia, the Balkans and Southern Russia, Islam is an increasingly important force in the modern world.
  • eBook CoverEncyclopedia of Science, Technology, and Ethics , 4v, 2005
    Should governments and corporations be limited in their electronic monitoring of personal e-mails, library activities, and telephone calls -- even in the name of national security?
  • eBook CoverEncyclopedia of Terrorism , 2003
    Originally published in print format in 2002, The Encyclopedia of Terrorism presents authoritative coverage of what is currently one of the world's most important topics. With more than 300 articles, the encyclopedia provides detailed discussions of the who, what, where, when, and why of terrorism.
  • eBook CoverEncyclopedia of the American Constitution , 2nd ed., 6v, 2000
    This 6-vol. set of the 1987 Dartmouth Medal winner includes all of the material from the original 4-vol. set and 1992 Supplement, as well as updated original articles and completely new articles covering recent concepts and court cases since 1992. New material is alphabetically integrated throughout the set.
  • eBook CoverEncyclopedia of the Modern Middle East and North Africa , 2nd ed., 4v, 2004
    Since 1996, readers relied on the Encyclopedia of the Modern Middle East for clear, authoritative background on one of the most complex and important regions of the world.
  • eBook CoverEndangered Species , 2nd ed., 3v, 2004
    Endangered Species provides students with a starting point for studying the many species threatened by extinction. They'll use this 3-vol. set to obtain ideas for topics for reports or projects in a variety of subject areas, such as biology, social studies or current events.
  • eBook CoverExtremist Groups: Information for Students , 2v, 2006
    Extremist Groups: Information for Students provides an overview and history of 150 extremist organizations worldwide that are active today.
  • eBook CoverGale E-Commerce Sourcebook , 2v, 2003
    Developed as a complement to the Gale Encyclopedia of E-Commerce, the 2-vol. Gale E-Commerce Sourcebook combines a variety of information including a directory listings of companies, services and government agencies related to e-commerce, to provide the most relevant e-commerce information and resources.
  • eBook CoverGale Encyclopedia of Cancer , 2nd ed., 2v, 2006
    The resource students and researchers will turn to for reliable, up-to-date and clearly written information, the Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer is a comprehensive survey of 120 cancers, cancer drugs, traditional and alternative treatments and diagnostic procedures.
  • eBook CoverGale Encyclopedia of Children's Health: Infancy through Adolescence , 4v, 2006
    Perfect for parents and allied health students, the Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health provides in-depth coverage of pediatric diseases and disorders, along with issues related to physical and cognitive/behavioral development.
  • eBook CoverGale Encyclopedia of E-Commerce , 2v, 2002
    There's no business like e-business. And there's no e-business guide like the Gale Encyclopedia to E-Commerce. This 2-volume set features 470 comprehensive and detailed essays on topics related to the emerging world of e-commerce.
  • eBook CoverGale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law , 2nd ed., 2v, 2006
    What is involved in estate planning? What can I do legally if I have noisy neighbors? What are the consequences of an expired visa? The 2-vol. Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law fills a much-needed gap between legal texts focusing on the theory and history behind the law and more practical guides dealing with the law and its everyday effect upon its citizens.
  • eBook CoverGale Encyclopedia of Medicine , 3rd ed., 5v, 2006
    Consult the second edition of this authoritative, comprehensive, in-depth medical guide for information on more than 1,700 medical topics in language accessible to adult laypersons.
  • eBook CoverGale Encyclopedia of Science , 3rd ed., 6v, 2004
    This 6-vol. set covers all major areas of science, engineering, technology, as well as mathematics and the medical and health sciences, while providing a comprehensive overview of current scientific knowledge and technology.
  • eBook CoverGale Encyclopedia of Surgery: A Guide for Patients and Caregivers , 3v, 2004
    Written especially for patients and allied healthcare students by experts in the field, the Gale Encyclopedia of Surgery provides in-depth coverage of approximately 450 surgical procedures and related topics, such as anesthetics, medications and postoperative care.
  • eBook CoverGale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History , 2v, 1999
    Never before has a publisher brought together such as vast array of overview and issue essays, biographies, industry and geographic profiles, and definitions covering key events, movements, businesses and topics concerning this important curricular area.
  • eBook CoverLucent Terrorism Library: America Under Attack: Primary Sources , 2002
    This anthology offers eye-witness accounts of people who were on the scene, statements by President Bush, other world leaders, and the public both supporting and denouncing America's campaign against terrorism, and the effect the tragedy's aftermath has had on Americans.
  • eBook CoverLucent Terrorism Library: America Under Attack: September 11, 2001 , 2002
    This book details the shortcomings of U.S. intelligence and security, the ways such weaknesses are being strengthened, and the varied effects among Americans since September 11th.
  • eBook CoverLucent Terrorism Library: Civil Liberties and the War on Terrorism , 2004
    The U.S. government has implemented a variety of new security measures designed to prevent another terrorist attack on America, but civil libertarians warn that many of these measures threaten free speech, privacy, and the Constitution's guarantees of due process and equal protection under the law. This volume explores the many challenges in ensuring that America is both safe and free.
  • eBook CoverLucent Terrorism Library: Terrorists and Terrorist Groups , 2002
    This title provides an examination of several of the most dangerous and influential terrorists and terrorist groups throughout history. The chapters include biographical information on individual terrorists along with historical information about the groups they belonged to and the actions they carried out.
  • eBook CoverLucent Terrorism Library: The History of Terrorism , 2002
    Terrorism is not a new phenomenon nor is it solely a tactic of extremist groups with anti-American views. This historical look at terrorism examines how extremists have found their voice in acts of terror going back generations and in settings around the world.
  • eBook CoverLucent Terrorism Library: The Iraqi Prisoner Abuse Scandal , 2005
    This volume explores the controversial issues surrounding the Iraqi prisoner abuse scandal and its effects on the war on terror.
  • eBook CoverLucent Terrorism Library: The War Against Iraq , 2004
    This volume covers events that led the United States from the September 11th terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon to recent military involvement in Iraq.
  • eBook CoverMajor Acts of Congress , 3v, 2004
    In 262 entries, this 3-vol. set examines landmark pieces of legislation, explaining the historical factors that led to the proposal of each act, looking at the adoption process and assessing each act's impact on American life.
  • eBook CoverMiddle Ages Reference Library , 5v, 2001
    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.
  • eBook CoverMiddle East Conflict Reference Library , 4v, 2006
    UXL's Middle East Conflict Reference Library is designed to meet the pressing need for a lucid, comprehensive and objective overview of the people, events and documents that are key to understanding the region.

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  • eBook CoverNational Survey of State Laws , Vol. 1, 5th ed., 2005
    This volume will help patrons make quick, state-by-state comparisons of current state laws -- how they differ and how they're similar -- for a range of relevant subjects from abortion to employment discrimination, child custody to interest rates.
  • eBook CoverNew Dictionary of the History of Ideas , 6v, 2005
    What are the origins of the concepts under which we organize societies, create institutions and think about our lives? Where did the concept of God or equal rights or democracy come from? How does one idea influence another? Such questions fuel debates, speeches, papers and assignments in history classes, school speaking competitions, ethics classes and more.

  • eBook CoverPolitical Theories for Students , Vol. 1, 2002
    Designed specifically for high school students, Political Theories for Students provides in-depth information on major political theories and systems from all time periods.
  • eBook CoverPollution A to Z , 2v, 2004
    This 2-vol. set provides the latest information on a variety of pollution issues, including sources, disposal, remediation, the ethical, social and legal environment, careers and much more.
  • eBook CoverRevolutionary and Dissident Movements of the World , 4th ed., 2004
    Updated for the first time since 1991, this guide covers the whole range of illegal political activity worldwide, ranging from terrorist and secessionist organizations through to dissident groups operating clandestinely in authoritarian states.
  • eBook CoverShaping of America, 1783-1815 Reference Library , 5v, 2006
    At the successful conclusion of the Revolutionary War, America could look back with pride on the accomplishments of the preceding three decades and look forward with excitement and trepidation to the challenges of shaping its new government.
  • eBook CoverSupreme Court Drama: Cases That Changed America , 4v, 2001
    This 4-vol. source provides exciting details on key events, people and outcomes of 150 major Supreme Court decisions that have had a significant impact on American society.
  • eBook CoverTerrorism Reference Library , 4v, 2003
    This 3-vol. set provides students with an understanding of the complex issue of global terrorism. The Almanac volume explores the roots and evolution of terrorism, covering the nature of contemporary terrorism and terrorist organizations.
  • eBook CoverTerrorism: Essential Primary Sources , 2006
    These volumes of primary source documents focus on leading social issues of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. International in scope, each title is devoted to one topic.
  • eBook CoverU*X*L Encyclopedia of Landforms and Other Geologic Features , 3v, 2004
    From a science-centered perspective, this new resource focuses on the physical and geological aspects, structure and features of 24 of earth's landforms -- what they are, how they look, how they were created, how they change over time, and major geological events associated with them.
  • eBook CoverU*X*L Encyclopedia of Water Science , 3v, 2005
    UXL Encyclopedia of Water Science explores water science and issues from an international perspective. Topics covered include lakes and streams, oceans, aquatic animals, weather and climate, glaciers, wetlands, ecology, hydropower, commercial fishing, acid rain, recreation, pollution, economics, water conservation, international water law, global warming and much more.
  • eBook CoverWest's Encyclopedia of American Law , 2nd ed., 13v, 2005

    This new edition, which replaces The Guide to American Law, provides current information on 5,000 legal topics in 12 volumes cover important issues,630 brand-new entries and 2,000 revised articles, etc...

  • eBook CoverWorld Education Encyclopedia , 2nd ed., 3v, 2001
    This 3-volume country-by-country survey of educational systems provides detailed essays on the histories, legal foundations, and primary and secondary educational systems of 233 countries.
  • eBook CoverWorld of Forensic Science , 2v, 2005
    The two-volume World of Forensic Science is a convenient, comprehensive guide to the scientific processes and the legal, social and ethical issues involved in the forensic sciences.
  • eBook CoverWorld War I Reference Library , 4v, 2002
    Presents comprehensive coverage of the World War I period. The Almanac contains 15 chapters covering major topics related to the period, including the root causes of the war and U.S. involvement.

  • eBook CoverWorld War II Reference Library , 5v, 2000
    The World War II Reference Library includes three important sources of information about World War II. The World War II: Almanac provides students with the information they need to write reports and complete class assignments.

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