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January/February 2014
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Religion and Mythology

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Faiths across Time

5,000 Years of Religious History

 

J. Gordon Melton

Pub Date: January 2014
Price: 415.00
Imprint: ABC-CLIO
Format(s): Hardcover, eBook
ISBN: 978-1-61069-025-6
eISBN: 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

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The World Cookbook

The Greatest Recipes from around the Globe, Revised Edition

 

Jeanne Jacob and Michael Ashkenazi

Pub Date: January 2014
Price: 278.00
Imprint: Greenwood
Format(s): Hardcover, eBook
ISBN: 978-1-61069-468-1
eISBN: 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.


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Ethnic Groups of North, East, and Central Asia

An Encyclopedia

 

James B. Minahan

Pub Date: February 2014
Price: 89.00
Imprint: ABC-CLIO
Format(s): Hardcover, eBook
ISBN: 978-1-61069-017-1
eISBN: 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.


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Culture and Customs of Ethiopia

 

Solomon Addis Getahun and Wudu Tafete Kassu

Pub Date: February 2014
Price: 50.00
Imprint: Greenwood
Format(s): Hardcover, eBook
ISBN: 978-0-313-33934-9
eISBN: 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.


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Pelé

A Biography

 

Lew Freedman

Pub Date: January 2014
Price: 37.00
Imprint: Greenwood
Format(s): Hardcover, eBook
ISBN: 978-1-4408-2980-2
eISBN: 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

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The Supreme Court

Controversies, Cases, and Characters from John Jay to John Roberts

 

Paul Finkelman, Editor

Pub Date: January 2014
Price: 399.00
Imprint: ABC-CLIO
Format(s): Hardcover, eBook
ISBN: 978-1-61069-394-3
eISBN: 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.


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The Death Penalty

Documents Decoded

 

Joseph A. Melusky and Keith A. Pesto

Pub Date: January 2014
Price: 79.00
Imprint: ABC-CLIO
Format(s): Hardcover, eBook
ISBN: 978-1-61069-194-9
eISBN: 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.


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Internet and the Law

Technology, Society, and Compromises, Second Edition

 

Aaron Schwabach

Pub Date: January 2014
Price: 125.00
Imprint: ABC-CLIO
Format(s): Hardcover, eBook
ISBN: 978-1-61069-349-3
eISBN: 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.

American History

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All Things Dickinson

An Encyclopedia of Emily Dickinson's World

 

Wendy Martin, Editor

Pub Date: January 2014
Price: 189.00
Imprint: Greenwood
Format(s): Hardcover, eBook
ISBN: 978-1-4408-0331-4
eISBN: 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.


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Encyclopedia of American Recessions and Depressions

 

Daniel J. Leab, Editor

Pub Date: January 2014
Price: 189.00
Imprint: ABC-CLIO
Format(s): Hardcover, eBook
ISBN: 978-1-59884-945-5
eISBN: 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.


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Encyclopedia of Populism in America

A Historical Encyclopedia

 

Alexandra Kindell and Elizabeth S. Demers

Pub Date: February 2014
Price: 189.00
Imprint: ABC-CLIO
Format(s): Hardcover, eBook
ISBN: 978-1-59884-567-9
eISBN: 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.


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America in the Cold War

A Reference Guide

 

William T. Walker

Pub Date: January 2014
Price: 68.00
Imprint: ABC-CLIO
Format(s): Hardcover, eBook
ISBN: 978-1-61069-206-9
eISBN: 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

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The New Faces of American Poverty

A Reference Guide to the Great Recession

 

Lindsey K. Hanson and Timothy J. Essenburg, Editors

Pub Date: January 2014
Price: 189.00
Imprint: ABC-CLIO
Format(s): Hardcover, eBook
ISBN: 978-1-61069-181-9
eISBN: 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

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Undocumented Immigrants in the United States

An Encyclopedia of Their Experience

 

Anna Ochoa O'Leary, Editor

Pub Date: February 2014
Price: 189.00
Imprint: Greenwood
Format(s): Hardcover, eBook
ISBN: 978-0-313-38424-0
eISBN: 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.


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Trail of Tears

 

Julia Coates

Pub Date: January 2014
Price: 58.00
Imprint: Greenwood
Format(s): Hardcover, eBook
ISBN: 978-0-313-38448-6
eISBN: 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.


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Zoot Suit Riots

 

Roger Bruns

Pub Date: February 2014
Price: 37.00
Imprint: Greenwood
Format(s): Hardcover, eBook
ISBN: 978-0-313-39878-0
eISBN: 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

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The A–Z of Death and Dying

Social, Medical, and Cultural Aspects

 

Michael Brennan, Editor

Pub Date: February 2014
Price: 89.00
Imprint: Greenwood
Format(s): Hardcover, eBook
ISBN: 978-1-4408-0343-7
eISBN: 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.

Military History

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Battles That Changed American History

100 of the Greatest Victories and Defeats

 

Spencer C. Tucker

Pub Date: January 2014
Price: 89.00
Imprint: ABC-CLIO
Format(s): Hardcover, eBook
ISBN: 978-1-4408-2861-4
eISBN: 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.

Psychology

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From the Brain to the Classroom

The Encyclopedia of Learning

 

Sheryl Feinstein, Editor

Pub Date: January 2014
Price: 100.00
Imprint: Greenwood
Format(s): Hardcover, eBook
ISBN: 978-1-61069-539-8
eISBN: 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.

Popular Culture

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Bob Dylan

A Biography

 

Bob Batchelor

Pub Date: January 2014
Price: 37.00
Imprint: Greenwood
Format(s): Hardcover, eBook
ISBN: 978-0-313-38102-7
eISBN: 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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