World War II: The Definitive Encyclopedia and Document Collection [5 volumes]

World War II: The Definitive Encyclopedia and Document Collection [5 volumes]

Author: Spencer C. Tucker

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781851099696

Category: History

Page: 2471

View: 865

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

World War I: The Definitive Encyclopedia and Document Collection [5 volumes]

World War I: The Definitive Encyclopedia and Document Collection [5 volumes]

Author: Spencer C. Tucker

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781851099658

Category: History

Page: 2307

View: 794

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

The Reference Librarian's Bible: Print and Digital Reference Resources Every Library Should Own

The Reference Librarian's Bible: Print and Digital Reference Resources Every Library Should Own

Author: Steven W. Sowards

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781440860621

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 454

View: 404

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

Library Journal

Library Journal

Author: Melvil Dewey

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015063375037

Category: Libraries

Page: 902

View: 495

Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Also issued separately.

Encyclopedia of World War II: D-K

Encyclopedia of World War II: D-K

Author: Spencer Tucker

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39076002439177

Category: History, Modern

Page: 504

View: 710

An unprecedented achievement in publishing a multivolume encyclopedic resource, for both the general reader and specialist-on the central conflict of the 20th century. The encyclopedia of World War II covers the entire scope of the Second World War from its earliest roots to its continuing impact on global politics and human society.