Gale Reference

 artsandhumanities Arts and Humanities Through the Eras
Profiling milestones and movements in the arts, literature, music and religion from a specific period, each volume in this set helps students and researchers understand the various disciplines of the humanities in relation to each other, as well as to history and culture.
 biology Biology
Explains biological concepts and explores related fields as well as the history of biological science. Discusses critical issues such as embryogenesis and commercial applications of research in biology and addresses ethical issues.
 checksandbalances Checks and Balances: The Three Branches of the American Government
Presents easy to understand information about the inner workings of the federal government.
 chemistry Chemistry: Foundations and Applications
Provides a broad approach to chemistry, its laws, processes, applications and subdisciplines, and its many branches, including inorganic, industrial, atmospheric and computational.
 acne Diseases and Disorders: Acne
A factbook on acne, written for young adults. Explains what causes acne, how it is treated, and describes treatments available.
 aids Diseases and Disorders: AIDS
A factbook on AIDS and HIV, written for young adults. Explores milestones in the history and treatment of AIDS including new drug therapies.
 anthrax Diseases and Disorders: Anthrax
A factbook on the disease anthrax, written for young adults. Cutaneous, inhalational, and intestinal forms of anthrax are discussed, along with methods of prevention and treatment. The use of Bacillus anthracis as a biological weapon is also explored.
 chronicfatiguesyndrome Diseases and Disorders: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
A factbook on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, written for young adults. Discusses symptoms, theories on a possible cause, methods of diagnosis, treatment options.
 headaches Diseases and Disorders: Headaches
A factbook on headaches, written for young adults. Discusses traditional and alternative headache treatments, the challenges of living with headaches, and the direction of future research.
 hemophilia Diseases and Disorders: Hemophilia
A factbook on hemophilia, written for young adults. Discusses what hemophilia is and how advances in understanding blood clotting and genetics have helped develop new treatments and a more normal lifestyle for hemophiliacs.
 obesity Diseases and Disorders: Obesity
A factbook on obesity, written for young adults. Discusses causes, treatments, living with obesity, and research.
 sars Diseases and Disorders: SARS
A factbook on SARS, written for young adults. Discusses the symptoms and rapid infection rate, the initial cover-up by the Chinese government, and the response of health care workers and researchers from many nations.
 stds Diseases and Disorders: Sexually Transmitted Diseases
A factbook on sexually transmitted diseases, written for young adults. Discusses the impact of STDs on individuals and society, the research for new cures and treatments, and methods to prevent the spread of STDs by altering sexual behavior.
 westnilevirus Diseases and Disorders: West Nile Virus
A factbook on West Nile Virus, written for young readers. West Nile virus had never been seen in the Western Hemisphere before 1999. Now, it’s everywhere in the United States. Find out more about this new health threat and what’s being done about it.
 drugandcontrolledsubstancs Drugs and Controlled Substances: Information for Students
This single-volume resource provides detailed information on the physiological and psychological effects of addictive drugs and substances, from illegal drugs to commonly abused classes of prescription and over-the-counter drugs. Arranged alphabetically by drug name, each entry follows a standard format, allowing researchers to easily find the information they need and also to facilitate comparison between drugs.
 businessandfinance Encyclopedia of Business and Finance
A complete business reference covering five general areas: finance and banking; accounting; marketing; management; and information systems. Designed for the nonspecialist, providing practical professional expertise as well as the work of noted scholars. Contributors include executives, government administrators and scholars from leading business programs from around the United States. 2 volumes.
 businessandfinance2 Encyclopedia of Business and Finance, 2nd ed.
Designed for the nonspecialist, the Encyclopedia of Business and Finance is a 2-vol. complete reference covering five general areas: finance and banking; accounting; marketing; management; and information systems. Drawing on practical professional expertise as well as that of noted scholars, the contributors include executives, government administrators and scholars from leading business programs from around the United States.
 publichealth Encyclopedia of Public Health
Aimed at the nonspecialist reader interested in health and medicinal issues, the Encyclopedia examines a broad range of topics such as environmental health, drug abuse, epidemiology, nutrition, demographics and diseases. Includes overviews, definitions and biographical entries. appropriate for upper class high school and university students, professionals and the general public. 4 volumes.
 smallbusiness3rd Encyclopedia of Small Business, 3rd ed.
This convenient and exhaustive print reference source is designed to provide entrepreneurs with how-to information that they can apply to their own business. The Encyclopedia contains detailed articles and overviews of all the key information needs of small business users, including financing; financial planning; business plan creation; market analysis; sales strategy; tax planning and more.
 everydaylaw2nd Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law, 2nd ed.
This encyclopedia fills a much-needed gap between legal texts focusing on the theory and history behind the law and more practical guides dealing with the law and its everyday effect upon its citizens. Containing approximately 200 articles, the Encyclopedia includes: brief descriptions of each issue’s historical background, covering important statutes and cases; profiles of various U.S. laws and regulations; and details of how laws and regulations vary from state to state.
 psychology Gale Encyclopedia of Psychology
This single-volume, accessible resource covers the entire spectrum of psychology, including: notable people, theories and terms; landmark case studies and experiments; applications of psychology in advertising, medicine and sports; and career information. More than 650 articles — 65% of those are entirely new or updated since the last edition.
 useconomichistory Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History
Designed to answer such key questions as: How has the U.S. Constitution shaped the economy of the United States? What were the consequences of Prohibition on consumers behavior? This title presents 1,000 entries, era overviews, event/movement profiles, biographies, business/industry profiled, geographic profiles, and more.
 manualofmedicine Harrison’s Manual of Medicine
This manual continues to focus on diagnosis and therapy with an emphasis on patient care. A new section on Care of the Hospitalized Patient is featured with a new chapter on Procedures in Internal Medicine as well as a section on patient admittance orders.
 histamcinema1 History of the American Cinema, Volume 1
The Emergence of the Cinema: The American Screen to 1907.
 histamcinema2 History of the American Cinema, Volume 2
The Transformation of Cinema, 1907-1915.
 histamcinema3 History of the American Cinema, Volume 3
An Evening’s Entertainment: The Age of the Silent Feature Picture, 1915-192
 histamcinemamisc History of the American Cinema, Volume 4
The Talkies: U.S. Cinema’s Transition to Sound, 1926-1931.
 histamcinemamisc History of the American Cinema, Volume 4
The Talkies: U.S. Cinema’s Transition to Sound, 1926-1931.
 histamcinemamisc History of the American Cinema, Volume 6
Boom and Bust: The American Cinema in the 1940’s.
 histamcinemamisc History of the American Cinema, Volume 7
The Fifties: Transforming the Screen, 1950-1959.
 histamcinemamisc History of the American Cinema, Volume 8
The Sixties: 1960-1969.
 histamcinema9 History of the American Cinema, Volume 9
Lost Illusions: American Cinema in the Shadow of Watergate and Vietnam, 1970-1979.
 histamcinemamisc History of the American Cinema, Volume 10
A New Pot of Gold: Hollywood Under the Electric Rainbow, 1980-1989.
 nonfictionclassics Nonfiction Classics for Students
Provides in-depth literary and historical background on the most commonly studied nonfiction essays, books, biographies and memoirs in a streamlined, easy-to-use format. Covering 15-20 works per volume, this reference series gives high school and undergraduate students an ideal starting point for class assignments, term papers and special projects.
 nutritionandwellbeing Nutrition and Well-Being A to Z
This two-volume reference examines the relationship between food and health on a historical, national and personal level. It analyzes how nutrition has affected quality of life, health and fitness in various countries at different times in history.
 adamsandler People in the News: Adam Sandler
A biography of Adam Sandler and his career as an actor and comedian, written for young adults.
 arnoldschwarzengegger People in the News: Arnold Schwarzenegger
A biography of Arnold Schwarzenegger as an actor and comedian, written for young adults.
 benaffleck People in the News: Ben Affleck
A biography of Ben Affleck and his career as an actor, written for young adults.
 elijahwood People in the News: Elijah Wood
A biography of Elijah Wood and his career as an actor, written for young adults.
 eminem People in the News: Eminem
A biography of Eminem and his career as an entertainer, written for young adults.
 jkwrowling People in the News: J.K. Rowling
A biography of J.K. Rowling and her career as an author, written for young adults.
 jenniferlopez People in the News: Jennifer Lopez
A biography of Jennifer Lopez and her career as an actress, written for young adults.
 johnnydepp People in the News: Johnny Depp
A biography of Johnny Depp and his career as an actor, written for young adults.
juliaroberts People in the News: Julia Roberts
A biography of Julia Roberts and her career as an actor, written for young adults.
 willsmith People in the News: Will Smith
A biography of Will Smith and his career as an actor, written for young adults.
 reallifemath Real-Life Math
Provides an understanding of commonly studied math concepts by illustrating their use in everyday life in everyday tasks, such as buying insurance, constructing a budget, reading graphs, adjusting cooking recipes or planning for retirement. Topics are designed to support the modern mathematics curriculum and contain examples related to the global economy. 2 volumes.
 wordliterature Reference Guide to World Literature
Covers writers from the ancient Greeks to 20th-century authors. Includes biographical-bibliographical entries on nearly 500 writers and approximately 550 entries focusing on significant works of world literature. Each author entry provides a detailed overview of the writer’s life and works. Work entries cover a particular piece of world literature in detail. 2 volumes.
 supremecourtdrama Supreme Court Drama: Cases That Changed America
Profiles major U.S. Supreme Court decisions that have made a significant impact on American society. Each volume is organized by broad legal principles such as individual liberties, criminal justice, equal protection, and business and government law. Within this framework, case entries are arranged under the more specific legal issue to which they relate, such as affirmative action, capital punishment, freedom of speech, and monopolies.
 microbiology World of Microbiology and Immunology
An encyclopedic guide to concepts, theories, discoveries and pioneers in the fields of microbiology and immunology, for students and other researchers. Addresses current ethical, legal and social issues with special emphasis given to biological warfare and terrorism. Topical and biographical entries are alphabetically arranged and cross-referenced. Includes photographs and illustrations. 2 volumes.
 sportsscience World of Sports Science
Consisting of 600 entries alphabetically organized across 2 volumes, entries will range in length from 250 to 2,500 words and include theoretical and practical treatment of all aspects of sports science and exercise physiology, kinesiology, and biomechanics. Particular emphasis is placed on such high-interest topics as sports medicine, specifically the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of sports injuries; and much more.
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