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From: ABC-CLIO [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of ABC-CLIOSent: Tuesday, January 07, 2014 10:03 AMTo: Oliver, JamesSubject: 20 of Our Latest Reference Resources
January/February 2014 New and Forthcoming Releases
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Religion and Mythology
J. Gordon Melton
Pub Date: January 2014Price: 415.00Imprint: ABC-CLIOFormat(s): Hardcover, eBookISBN: 978-1-61069-025-6eISBN: 978-1-61069-026-3
This monumental, four-volume reference overviews significant events and developments in religious history over the course of more than five millenia.
Geography and World Cultures
Jeanne Jacob and Michael Ashkenazi
Pub Date: January 2014Price: 278.00Imprint: GreenwoodFormat(s): Hardcover, eBookISBN: 978-1-61069-468-1eISBN: 978-1-61069-469-8
This is the only world cookbook in print that explores the foods of every nation-state across the globe, providing information on special ingredients, cooking methods, and commonalities that link certain dishes across different geographical areas.
James B. Minahan
Pub Date: February 2014Price: 89.00Imprint: ABC-CLIOFormat(s): Hardcover, eBookISBN: 978-1-61069-017-1eISBN: 978-1-61069-018-8
Covering countries ranging from Afghanistan and China to Kazakhstan and Russia, this encyclopedia supplies detailed information and informed perspectives, enabling readers to comprehend Asian ethnic groups as well as Asian politics and history.
Solomon Addis Getahun and Wudu Tafete Kassu
Pub Date: February 2014Price: 50.00Imprint: GreenwoodFormat(s): Hardcover, eBookISBN: 978-0-313-33934-9eISBN: 978-0-313-08606-9
An ideal resource for anyone interested in learning about Ethiopia, this accessible, single-volume work provides all-encompassing and up-to-date coverage of the ancient and diverse cultures of Africa's second-most populated nation.
Pub Date: January 2014Price: 37.00Imprint: GreenwoodFormat(s): Hardcover, eBookISBN: 978-1-4408-2980-2eISBN: 978-1-4408-2981-9
How did a young boy born into poverty become not only an international soccer star but a celebrity who visited and dined with kings and presidents? Where did the passion that fueled his success originate? This book examines the life of Pelé to find the answers.
Politics, Law, and Government
Paul Finkelman, Editor
Pub Date: January 2014Price: 399.00Imprint: ABC-CLIOFormat(s): Hardcover, eBookISBN: 978-1-61069-394-3eISBN: 978-1-61069-395-0
An insightful, chronological—by chief justice—examination of the Supreme Court that enables students and readers to understand and appreciate the constitutional role the Court plays in American government and society.
Joseph A. Melusky and Keith A. Pesto
Pub Date: January 2014Price: 79.00Imprint: ABC-CLIOFormat(s): Hardcover, eBookISBN: 978-1-61069-194-9eISBN: 978-1-61069-195-6
When is the death penalty considered "cruel and unusual punishment" or "constitutionally permissible"? This book exposes readers directly to landmark opinions of the U.S. Supreme Court that strive to answer difficult questions regarding capital punishment.
Pub Date: January 2014Price: 125.00Imprint: ABC-CLIOFormat(s): Hardcover, eBookISBN: 978-1-61069-349-3eISBN: 978-1-61069-350-9
The world of Internet law is constantly changing and is difficult to follow, even for those for whom doing so is a full-time job. This updated, everything-you-need-to-know reference removes the uncertainty.
Wendy Martin, Editor
Pub Date: January 2014Price: 189.00Imprint: GreenwoodFormat(s): Hardcover, eBookISBN: 978-1-4408-0331-4eISBN: 978-1-4408-0332-1
An exciting new reference work that illuminates the beliefs, customs, events, material culture, and institutions that made up Emily Dickinson's world, giving users a glance at both Dickinson's life and times and the social history of America in the 19th century.
Daniel J. Leab, Editor
Pub Date: January 2014Price: 189.00Imprint: ABC-CLIOFormat(s): Hardcover, eBookISBN: 978-1-59884-945-5eISBN: 978-1-59884-946-2
A riveting look at the financial cycles in American economic history from colonial times to the present day, with an eye on the similarities and differences between past and present conditions as analyzed by leading economic historians.
Alexandra Kindell and Elizabeth S. Demers
Pub Date: February 2014Price: 189.00Imprint: ABC-CLIOFormat(s): Hardcover, eBookISBN: 978-1-59884-567-9eISBN: 978-1-59884-568-6
This comprehensive two-volume encyclopedia documents how Populism, which grew out of post-Civil War agrarian discontent, was the apex of populist impulses in American culture from colonial times to the present.
William T. Walker
Pub Date: January 2014Price: 68.00Imprint: ABC-CLIOFormat(s): Hardcover, eBookISBN: 978-1-61069-206-9eISBN: 978-1-61069-207-6
Including extensive, balanced information, keen insights, and helpful research tools, this book provides a valuable resource for students or general readers interested in American policy, diplomacy, and conduct during the Cold War.
Current Events and Issues
Lindsey K. Hanson and Timothy J. Essenburg, Editors
Pub Date: January 2014Price: 189.00Imprint: ABC-CLIOFormat(s): Hardcover, eBookISBN: 978-1-61069-181-9eISBN: 978-1-61069-182-6
A timely examination of the effects of the Great Recession on Americans and the resulting federal reforms to healthcare, employment, and housing policies as a means to alleviate poverty.
Race and Ethnicity
Anna Ochoa O'Leary, Editor
Pub Date: February 2014Price: 189.00Imprint: GreenwoodFormat(s): Hardcover, eBookISBN: 978-0-313-38424-0eISBN: 978-0-313-38425-7
This two-volume reference work addresses the dynamic lives of undocumented immigrants in the United States and establishes these individuals' experiences as a key part of our nation's demographic and sociological evolution.
Pub Date: January 2014Price: 58.00Imprint: GreenwoodFormat(s): Hardcover, eBookISBN: 978-0-313-38448-6eISBN: 978-0-313-38449-3
This book covers a critical event in U.S. history: the period of Indian removal and resistance from 1817 to 1839, documenting the Cherokee experience as well as Jacksonian policy and Native-U.S. relations.
Pub Date: February 2014Price: 37.00Imprint: GreenwoodFormat(s): Hardcover, eBookISBN: 978-0-313-39878-0eISBN: 978-0-313-39879-7
The Zoot Suit Riots in 1943 and the infamous Sleepy Lagoon murder trial of the preceding year represent a turning point in the cultural identity and historical experience of Mexican Americans in the United States. This engaging study of these regrettable events provide context for understanding the continuing battles in the 21st century over immigration policy and race relations.
Health and Wellness
Michael Brennan, Editor
Pub Date: February 2014Price: 89.00Imprint: GreenwoodFormat(s): Hardcover, eBookISBN: 978-1-4408-0343-7eISBN: 978-1-4408-0344-4
This engaging and informative resource provides readers with an understanding of the social, cultural, and historical influences that shape our encounters with death, dying, and bereavement—a universal experience across humanity.
Spencer C. Tucker
Pub Date: January 2014Price: 89.00Imprint: ABC-CLIOFormat(s): Hardcover, eBookISBN: 978-1-4408-2861-4eISBN: 978-1-4408-2862-1
A fascinating and informative analysis by a distinguished military historian of the 100 most influential battles in American history, presented in an accessible, ready-reference format.
Sheryl Feinstein, Editor
Pub Date: January 2014Price: 100.00Imprint: GreenwoodFormat(s): Hardcover, eBookISBN: 978-1-61069-539-8eISBN: 978-1-61069-540-4
Supplying a foundation for understanding the development of the brain and the learning process, this text examines the physical and environmental factors that influence how we acquire and retain information throughout our lives. The book also lays out practical strategies that educators can take directly into the classroom.
Pub Date: January 2014Price: 37.00Imprint: GreenwoodFormat(s): Hardcover, eBookISBN: 978-0-313-38102-7eISBN: 978-0-313-38103-4
Bob Dylan transcends music. He has established himself as one of the most important figures in entertainment history. This biography examines the life and work of the iconic artist, including his groundbreaking achievements of the last two decades.
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