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  1. Country Music

    A Biographical Dictionary

    By Richard Carlin

    This illustrated A-Z guide covers more than 700 country music artists, groups, and bands. Articles also cover specific genres within country music as well as instruments used. Written in a lively, engaging style, the entries not only outline the careers of country music's greatest artists, they...

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Medieval Jewish Civilization

    An Encyclopedia

    Edited by Norman Roth

    Series: Routledge Encyclopedias of the Middle Ages

    This is the first encyclopedic work to focus exclusively on medieval Jewish civilization, from the fall of the Roman Empire to about 1492. The more than 150 alphabetically organized entries, written by scholars from around the world, include biographies, countries, events, social history, and...

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Historical Gazetteer of the United States

    By Paul T. Hellmann

    The first place-by-place chronology of U.S. history, this book offers the student, researcher, or traveller a handy guide to find all the most important events that have occurred at any locality in the United States....

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Constitutions of the World

    By Robert L. Maddex

    From Algeria to Zimbabwe, Constitutions of the World is a guide to the constitutions and constitutional histories of eighty nations. It will prove an invaluable resource for any teacher or student interested in politics, law, human rights or the political history of nations across the world....

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Dictionary of Real People and Places in Fiction

    By M.C. Rintoul

    Fascinating and comprehensive in scope, the Dictionary of Real People and Places in Fiction is a valuable source for both students and teachers of literature, and for those interested in locating the facts behind the fiction they read. In a single, scholarly volume, it provides intriguing insight...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Encyclopedia of Chinese Film

    By Zhiwei Xiao, Yingjin Zhang

    Edited by Yingjin Zhang

    The Encyclopedia of Chinese Film, one of the first ever encyclopedias in this area, provides alphabetically organized entries on directors, genres, themes, and actors and actresses from mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan as well as 300 film synopses. Great care has been taken to provide solid...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Indicative Past

    A Hundred Years of the Girls' Public Day School Trust

    By Josephine Kamm

    Originally published in 1971,this volume is much more than a history of the Girls’ Public Day School Trust; it examines the growth of educational opportunities for girls and is set against a background of changing social attitudes and ideas. The book is mainly concerned with a small group of...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Companion to Contemporary Economic Thought

    Edited by Michael Bleaney, David Greenaway, Dr Ian Stewart, Ian Stewart

    Series: Routledge Companion Encyclopedias

    * 41 in-depth essays cover current economic theory and applied economics in a single, comprehensive volume* Interfaces section considers economics as it relates to other disciplines* Extensive notes, bibliographies and suggestions for further reading; detailed index of Topics and People`A...

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Alchemy in Europe

    A Guide to Research

    By Claudia Kren

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Alchemy

    This comprehensive annotated bibliography, first published in 1990, guides the user helpfully through where to find information on various elements on alchemy when researching. Divided into categories to aid finding the right area of interest, this book forms a unique reference tool....

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge

  10. A History of German Literature

    From the Beginnings to the Present Day

    By Wolfgang Beutin, Klaus Ehlert, Wolfgang Emmerich, Helmut Hoffacker, Bernd Lutz, Volker Meid, Ralf Schnell, Peter Stein, Inge Stephan

    Since the appearance of its first edition in Germany in 1979, A History of German Literature has established itself as a classic work used by students and anyone interested in German literature. The volume chronologically traces the development of German literature from the Middle Ages to the...

    Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

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