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  1. Encyclopedia of Medieval Literature

    Edited by Laura C. Lambdin, Robert T. Lambdin

    This reference is a comprehensive guide to literature written 500 to 1500 A.D., a period that gave rise to some of the world's most enduring and influential works, such as Dante's Commedia, Geoffrey Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales, and a large body of Arthurian lore and legend. While its emphasis is...

    Published September 1st 1998 by Routledge

  2. Historical Dictionary of Poland 1945-1996

    By Piotr Wróbel

    Located between the former Soviet Union and eastern Germany, Poland has the potential to become a political and economic bridge between the East and West. It is crucial to European security and stabilization; yet the list of reference books on recent Polish history is very short. This book fills...

    Published August 1st 1998 by Routledge

  3. Encyclopedia of Animal Rights and Animal Welfare

    Edited by Marc Bekoff, Carron A. Meaney

    Human beings' responsibility to and for their fellow animals has become an increasingly controversial subject. This book provides a provocative overview of the many different perspectives on the issues of animal rights and animal welfare in an easy-to-use encyclopedic format. Original contributions...

    Published June 1st 1998 by Routledge

  4. The New Historical Dictionary of the American Film Industry

    By Anthony Slide

    The New Historical Dictionary of the American Film Industry is a completely revised and updated edition of Anthony Slide's The American Film Industry, originally published in 1986 and recipient of the American Library Association's Outstanding Reference Book award for that year. More than 200 new...

    Published June 1st 1998 by Routledge

  5. Tibetan-English Dictionary

    By H. A. Jaschke

    Jaschke's classic work, first published in 1881 and still invaluable to students, is now reprinted in paperback for the first time. The dictionary is essential for textual interpretation, particularly of Buddhist philosophy. Sanskrit equivalents are provided....

    Published May 6th 1998 by Routledge

  6. Fitzroy Dearborn Book of World Rankings

    Edited by George Thomas Kurian

    This is the fourth edition of Kurian's highly regarded and widely used research tool, cited previously by the American Library Association as the Outstanding Reference of the Year. The Fitzroy Dearborn Book of World Rankings, 4th edition is designed as an international scorecard that compares and...

    Published April 1st 1998 by Routledge

  7. Chronology of Twentieth Century History: Arts and Culture

    Edited by Frank N. Magill

    This two-volume set presents the hard facts and the history behind the headlines; significant 20th-century events in the arts are described in some 400 chronologically-arranged articles. Each article opens with ready-reference top matter listing the category of the event discussed; where and when...

    Published April 1st 1998 by Routledge

  8. International Encyclopedia of Propaganda

    Edited by Robert Cole

    The International Encyclopedia of Propaganda addresses in a comprehensive manner those forms of communication -- mass communication in particular -- that are intended to produce changes in the thinking or the behaviour of their audiences. It offers 510 alphabetically-ordered essays that cover the...

    Published March 1st 1998 by Routledge

  9. International Encyclopedia of Terrorism

    Edited by Martha Crenshaw, John Pimlott

    This timely reference book places the growing 20th century phenomenon of terrorism in an historical context. Starting with the use of assassination in Ancient Greece and including the recent bombing of the American military complex in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, this encyclopedia covers the globe in its...

    Published February 1st 1998 by Routledge

  10. Conductors and Composers of Popular Orchestral Music

    A Biographical and Discographical Sourcebook

    By Naomi Musiker, Reuben Musiker

    World-wide in scope and focusing on the second half of the 20th century, this work provides biographies and discographies of some 500 composers and conductors of light and popular orchestral music, including film, show, theatre and mood music. The book is arranged in two sequences: 1) Biographies...

    Published February 1st 1998 by Routledge