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  1. Encyclopedia of Conflicts since World War II

    Edited by James Ciment, Kenneth Hill

    This copiously illustrated A-Z reference presents the most in-depth information available about the various conflicts the world has endured, local, regional, and international, since World War II. Some 142 conflicts are discussed and analyzed. The Encyclopedia of Conflict since World War II, with...

    Published November 30th 1999 by Routledge

  2. Dictionary of Wars

    Edited by George Childs Kohn

    Dictionary of Wars, highly praised in its first edition (1986), has now been published in a completely revised, updated, and expanded 2nd Edition. The Dictionary provides summaries of all notable wars from earliest recorded history to the present day. It affords the general reader and student with...

    Published September 30th 1999 by Routledge

  3. Fitzroy Dearborn Calendar of World History

    Edited by Edward W. Knappman, John Paxton

    The first comprehensive chronology of world history ever published, S.H. Steinberg's Historical Tables, remained a standard reference in libraries through six decades and twelve editions. The Fitzroy Dearborn Calendar of World History is the thoroughly updated, modernized, and expanded successor to...

    Published July 31st 1999 by Routledge

  4. Encyclopedia of Human Rights Issues Since 1945

    Edited by Winston Langley

    This comprehensive and up-to-date encyclopedia on human rights issues from 1945 to the present includes more than 400 entries on incidents and violations, instruments and initiatives, countries, and human rights activities. Its scope is global, and its purpose is both to sum up the accomplishments...

    Published June 30th 1999 by Routledge

  5. Dictionary of Existentialism

    Edited by Haim Gordon

    Existentialism, as a philosophy, gained prominence after World War II. Instead of focusing upon a particular aspect of human existence, existentialists argued that our focus must be upon the whole being as he/she exists in the world. Rebelling against the rationalism of such philosophers as...

    Published June 30th 1999 by Routledge

  6. Encyclopedia of World Cities

    Edited by Immanuel Ness

    This encyclopedia, in A-Z format, has as its subject those cities that are the most important to the world in terms of their cultural, historic, economic, demographic or political significance: some 150 world cities are included. City profiles focus on areas such as economy, demographics, labour,...

    Published May 31st 1999 by Routledge

  7. Fitzroy Dearborn Chronology of Ideas

    A Record of Philosophical, Political, Theological and Social Thought from Ancient Times to the Present

    Edited by Melinda Corey, George Ochoa

    The Code of Hammurabi. Martin Luther's Ninety-five Theses. The radical notions that launched the French Revolution. The beliefs that propelled the American Civil Rights movement. These are only a few of the thousands of concepts described in this remarkable chronicle of intellectual history....

    Published April 30th 1999 by Routledge

  8. Congress A-Z

    Edited by staff of Congressional Quarterly

    A ready-reference encyclopedia, now in its Third Edition, detailing the workings and personalities of the U.S. Congress, written in language that will be comprehensible to any level of researcher. 250 entries provide in-depth coverage of how Congress functions. Entries range from short definitions...

    Published April 30th 1999 by Routledge

  9. Encyclopedia of Global Population and Demographics

    Edited by James Ciment, Immanuel Ness

    This up-to-date and comprehensive encyclopedia focuses on the population in each of the 194 countries of the world. Emphasis is on the world's population at the end of the twentieth century and on predictions for the next fifty years. This will be the authoritative source of information for...

    Published March 31st 1999 by Routledge

  10. Encyclopedia of Parenting

    Theory and Research

    Edited by Charles A. Smith

    Parenting receives growing amounts of attention from researchers, and what was once considered chiefly an art is now also recognized for being a science. Our knowledge of parenting has increased significantly in the last few decades; new developments continue to happen daily. The Encyclopedia of...

    Published February 28th 1999 by Routledge