World War II

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World War II The Definitive Encyclopedia and Document Collection 5 volumes

With more than 1,700 cross-referenced entries covering every aspect of World War II, the events and developments of the era, and myriad related subjects as well as a documents volume, this is the most comprehensive reference work available ...

Author: Spencer C. Tucker

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781851099696

Category: History

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With more than 1,700 cross-referenced entries covering every aspect of World War II, the events and developments of the era, and myriad related subjects as well as a documents volume, this is the most comprehensive reference work available on the war. • Provides a clear understanding of the causes of World War II, reaching back to World War I and the role of the Western democracies in its origin • Examines home front developments in major countries during the war, such as race and gender relations in the United States • Recognizes the important roles played by women in the war and describes how the United States mobilized its economy and citizenry for total war • Discusses the Holocaust and establishes responsibility for this genocide • Details the changing attitudes toward the war as expressed in film and literature
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World War I The Definitive Encyclopedia and Document Collection 5 volumes

Offering exhaustive coverage, detailed analyses, and the latest historical interpretations of events, this expansive, five-volume encyclopedia is the most comprehensive and detailed reference source on the First World War available today.

Author: Spencer C. Tucker

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781851099658

Category: History

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Offering exhaustive coverage, detailed analyses, and the latest historical interpretations of events, this expansive, five-volume encyclopedia is the most comprehensive and detailed reference source on the First World War available today. • Provides comprehensive coverage of the causes of the war that allows readers to fully understand the complex origins of such a monumental conflict • Supplies detailed analyses and explanations of the events before, during, and after World War I, such as how the results of the war set the stage for the global Great Depression of the 1930s, as well as detailed biographical data on key military and civilian individuals during World War I • Includes a chronologically organized document volume that enables students to examine the sources of historical information firsthand • Covers all key battles, land and sea, and their impacts, as well as the critical technological developments that affected the war's outcomes
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World War II at Sea

The war at sea was a key aspect of World War II, one that is too-often under-studied.

Author: Spencer Tucker

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781598844573

Category: History

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• More than 450 A–Z entries • A comprehensive chronology • Numerous illustrations of individuals, weapons, and battles • Maps • A glossary of naval terms • A comprehensive bibliography, plus cross-references and suggestions for further reading at the end of each entry
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Cold War A TUDENT ENCYCLOPEDIA Cold War A Student Encyclopedia
Spencer C. Tucker , Editor Priscilla Mary ... October 2005 , 2,454pp , 8.5x11,5
volumes , ISBN 978-1-85109-879-8 , $ 485.00 World War II A Student
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485.00 VOLUME ONE A E WORLD WARI Spencer C. Tacker , Editor A
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Recommended Reference Books for Small and Medium sized Libraries and Media Centers

The five - volume World War I : A Student Encyclopedia is an impressively
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An annotated bibliography listing general reference works as well as those on social sciences, humanities, and science and technology
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Britannica Student Encyclopedia

Allada (historical kingdom in West Africa) Dahomey volume 4 page 5 Allah (deity)
Islam volume 6page 163 Qur#an volume ... (World War I alliance) Italy volume 6
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Entertaining and informative, the newly updated Britannica Student Encyclopedia helps children gain a better understanding of their world. Updated for 2015, more than 2,250 captivating articles cover everything from Barack Obama to video games. Children are sure to immerse themselves in 2,700 photos, charts, and tables that help explain concepts and subjects, as well as 1,200 maps and flags from across the globe. Britannica Student is curriculum correlated and a recent winner of the 2008 Teachers Choice Award and 2010 AEP Distinguished achievement award.
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Reference User Services Quarterly

This two volume set pulls together essays by more than eighty experts from all
over the world to provide current thought on the many ramifications of post -
World War II globalization on international business and the economic ... This five
- volume encyclopedia of more than nine hundred alphabetically arranged
signed entries stretches from the earliest English ... who are profiled in the back
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The Reference Librarian s Bible Print and Digital Reference Resources Every Library Should Own

This encyclopedia is not only an excellent reference source for secondary and
undergraduate students and the general reader, but its many special features
make it a useful starting point ... The same five-volume set sometimes appears as
Encyclopedia of World War I: A Political, Social, and Military History. ... World War
II: The Definitive Encyclopedia and Document Collection, by Spencer C. Tucker,
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Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781440860621

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

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Divided into dedicated categories about the subjects most meaningful to librarians, this valuable resource reviews 500 texts across all major fields. • Critically assesses the most widely held reference titles • Includes LC and Dewey classifications for every title • Makes finding titles easy with organization by subject
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Cold War

Author: Spencer Tucker

Publisher: Abc-Clio Incorporated

ISBN: 185109847X

Category: History

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Presents nearly 176 documents and over a thousand entries covering all aspects of the Cold War from its origins to its aftermath, including political, military, social, diplomatic, economic, and biographical entries.
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The Western European and Mediterranean Theaters in World War II

180. Tucker, Spencer C., Priscilla Mary Roberts, and Jack Greene, eds. World
War II: A Student Encyclopedia. 5 vols. ... the war. The omission of Harry Hopkins,
Lord Alanbrooke, and other military leaders undermines the value of this volume.

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Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135906870

Category: History

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The Western European and Mediterranean Theaters in World War II is a concise, comprehensive guide for students, teachers, and history buffs of the Second World War. With an emphasis on the American forces in these theaters, each entry is accompanied by a brief annotation that will allow researchers to navigate through the vast amount of literature on the campaigns fought in these regions with ease. Focusing on all aspects surrounding the U.S. involvement in the Western European and Mediterranean theaters, including politics, religion, biography, strategy, intelligence, and operations, this bibliography will be a welcome addition to the collection of any academic or research library. Routledge Research Guides to American Military Studies provide concise, annotated bibliographies to the major areas and events in American military history. With the inclusion of brief critical annotations after each entry, the student and researcher can easily assess the utility of each bibliographic source and evaluate the abundance of resources available with ease and efficiency. Comprehensive, concise, and current—Routledge Research Guides to American Military Studies are an essential research tool for any historian.
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The Concise Encyclopedia of World War II 2 volumes

A comprehensive and integrated military, political, and strategic history of World War II, ranging from the daily life of conscripts and civilians to operational and strategic decision making at the highest levels. • Hundreds of concise ...

Author: Cathal J. Nolan

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9780313365270

Category: History

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A comprehensive and integrated military, political, and strategic history of World War II, ranging from the daily life of conscripts and civilians to operational and strategic decision making at the highest levels. • Hundreds of concise entries on all facets of World War II, ranging well beyond the typical focus on the West and on battle-to-battle recaps • 100 photos and 20 maps offer important information about World War II
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The Marshall Cavendish Illustrated Encyclopedia of World War II

2050 Struggle for Europe , The , 1122 Strumica , 471 Student , Colonel - General
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Category: World War, 1939-1945

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You now have the opportunity to visit or revisit the Second World War through the Marshall Cavendish Illustrated Encyclopedia of World War II. This lavishly presented, clearly written, judicious work brings the war alive through thousands of full color photographs and is made even more interesting due to the emphasis put on those aspects of greatest concern to Americans. - Foreword.
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Reference Books Bulletin

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Encyclopedia of World Biography

... War II , 1978 , Volume 5 : American Poets since World War II , 1980 , Volume
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Publisher: Gale / Cengage Learning

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Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

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Presents brief biographical sketches which provide vital statistics as well as information on the importance of the person listed.
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Continuum Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Part 2 Locations 5 Vol Set

Volumes III to VII John Shepherd, David Horn, Dave Laing ... ( 1979 ) , a
collection Popular Music after World War II After World War II , three trends can be
discerned of mainly funk covers . ... groups in 1973 and 1976 and the Shadows in
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Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

ISBN: 0826474365

Category: Reference

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"EPMOW lives music. Put another way, it does for popular music what Grove has done for classical" David Brackett ‘Excellent, readable and thoroughly useful...While some previous single-volume and multivolume works have addressed the development and current state of popular music, none has done so with this work's depth of scholarship and global reach. Scholarly, clearly written, and well indexed, it is an ideal reference set.' Library Journal Continuum Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World's five-volume work ‘Locations' is the most authoritative reference work on the history and current practice of popular music ever published. The five volumes on ‘Locations' that form Part 2 of this multi-volume work follow on from the two volumes of Part 1: Media, Industry and Society (Volume I) and Performance and Production (Volume II) . They cover over 200 nation states and are organized according to continental regions: Volume III: Caribbean and Latin America Volume IV: North America Volume V: Asia and Oceania Volume VI: Africa and the Middle East Volume VII: Europe Each discusses the history, development and current practice of popular music in cities, districts, cross-border regions, nation states and diasporic communities around the world. Includes coverage of:- The historical, geographical, demographical, political, economic and cultural context- Genres for which the location is known or which have been important to the development and current practice of its popular music- Significant venues such as theatres, dance halls, clubs and bars- The role of the industry: music publishers, record companies/labels, recording studios, radio and TV- The role of the state and government regulatory bodies- The teaching and research of popular music in educational institutions- Songs associated with the location- Notable performers and other practitioners such as producers, engineers, technological innovators, record company heads, journalists, critics and scholars, songwriters, composers and lyricists. 250 leading popular music scholars and practitioners have contributed over 500 entries. They include Rafael José de Menezes Bastos on Brazil, Peter Manuel on India and the Caribbean Islands, John Collins on Ghana, Moya Aliya Malamusi on Malawi, Tôru Mitsui on Japan, Motti Regev on Israel, Martin Stokes on Turkey, Richard Peterson on Nashville, Amy Ku'uleialoha Stillman on Hawai'I, Bruce Johnson on Australia, Paolo Prato on Italy, Svanibor Pettan on Croatia and Alf Björnberg on Sweden. For more information please visit: www.continuumpopmusic.com
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The CD ROM Directory 1996

Volume 5 covers Franz Joseph Haydn , Peter Ilych Tchaikovsky and Maurice
Ravel . Contains an audio - visual presentation with the text linked to a 24 -
volume student encyclopedia , a glossary and ... Description : Great Generals of
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Publisher: MacMillan Publishing Company

ISBN: 0333662555

Category: CD-ROM industry

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This 15th edition of a yearly report provides a guide to all CD-ROM and multimedia titles published. In addition to a full description of each title, the book contains the names and addresses of all the publishers and information providers.
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