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Islam and the Middle East; Religious Studies
Book
volumes ; 25 cm.
  • Introduction I. The task of literary history II. Sources and earlier accounts of the literary history of the Arabs III. Division of the history of Arabic literature First Book. The national literature of the Arabs First Section. From the beginnings until the appearance of Muhammad Chapter 1. The Arabic language Chapter 2. The beginnings of poetry Chapter 3. Forms of Arabic poetry Chapter 4. General characteristics of ancient Arabic poetry Chapter 5. The transmission of Arabic poetry Chapter 6. The sources for our knowledge of ancient Arabic poetry Chapter 7. The six poets Chapter 8. Other poets of pre-Islamic times Chapter 9. Jewish and Christian poets before Islam Chapter 10. The beginnings of Arabic prose Second Section. Muhammad and his time Chapter 1. Muhammad the Prophet Chapter 2. The Qur'an Chapter 3. Labid and al-A'sha Chapter 4. Hassan b. Thabit Chapter 5. Ka'b b. Zuhayr Chapter 6. Mutammin b. Nuwayra Chapter 7. Al-Khansa' Chapter 8. Abu Mihjan and al-Hutay'a Chapter 9. Minor poets Chapter 10. Two forgeries Third Section. The period of the Umayyads Chapter 1. General characteristics Chapter 2. 'Umar b. Abi Rabi'a Chapter 3. Other poets in Arabia Chapter 4. Al-Akhtal Chapter 5. Al-Farazdaq Chapter 6. Jarir Chapter 7. Dhu l-Rumma Chapter 8. The rajaz poets Chapter 9. Minor poets Chapter 10. Prose writing at the time of the Umayyads Second Book. Islamic literature in the Arabic language First section. The Classical period from ca. 750 until ca. 1000 Chapter 1. Introduction Chapter 2. Poetry A. The poets of Baghdad B. Poets of Iraq and the Jazira C. Poets from Arabia and Syria D. The circle of Sayf al-Dawla E. Egyptian and North African poets Chapter 3. Rhymed prose Chapter 4. Philology I. The School of Basra II. The School of Kufa III. The School of Baghdad IV. Linguistics in Persia and the East V. Linguistics in Egypt and Spain Chapter 4. Historiography 1. The life of Muhammad 2. Urban history 3. The history of the pre-Islamic Arabs 4. Imperial and world history 5. Cultural and literary history 6. The history of Egypt and North Africa 7. The history of Spain Chapter 5. Belles lettres in prose Chapter 6. Hadith Chapter 7. Fiqh 1. The Hanafis 2. The Malikis 3. The Shafi'is 4. The lesser schools 5. The Shi'a 1. The Zaydis 2. The Imamis Chapter 8. Sciences of the Qur'an 1. The reading of the Qur'an 2. Qur'anic exegesis Chapter 9. Dogmatics Chapter 10. Mysticism Chapter 11. The translators Chapter 12. Philosophy Chapter 13. Mathematics Chapter 14. Astronomy and astrology Chapter 15. Geography Chapter 16. Medicine Chapter 17. Natural and occult sciences Chapter 18. Encyclopaedias Second Section. The post-Classical period of Islamic literature from ca. 400/1000 until ca. 656/1258 Chapter 1. Poetry A. Poets of Baghdad, Iraq, and the Jazira B. Persian poets C. Syrian poets D. Arabian poets E. Egyptian poets F. North African and Sicilian poets G. Spanish poets Chapter 2. Rhymed prose and stylistics Chapter 3. Philology 1. Philology in Iraq 2. Philology in Persia and neighbouring countries 3. Philology in Syria 4. Philology in South Arabia 5. Philology in Egypt 6. Philology in North Africa and Sicily 7. Philology in Spain Chapter 4. Historiography 1. Individual biographies 2. Histories of dynasties 3. Histories of individuals and genealogies 4. Local history A. Baghdad B. Damascus C. Jerusalem D. Aleppo E. Dunaysir F. South Arabia G. Jurjan H. Egypt I. The Maghrib J. Spain 5. Histories of the caliphs and world history 6. Histories of prophets Chapter 5. Belles lettres in prose Chapter 6. Hadith 1. Iraq, the Jazira, Syria, and Arabia 2. Persia 3. Egypt and North Africa 4. Spain Chapter 7. Fiqh 1. The Hanafis 2. The Malikis 3. The Shafi'is 4. The Hanbalis 5. The Zahiris and Almohads 6. The Shi'a A. The Zaydis B. The Imamis Chapter 8. The sciences of the Qur'an 1. The art of reading the Qur'an 2. Qur'anic exegesis Chapter 9. Dogmatics Chapter 10. Mysticism Chapter 11. Philosophy and politics Chapter 12. Mathematics Chapter 13. Astronomy Chapter 14. Geography and travelogues Chapter 15. Medicine Chapter 16. A. Natural sciences and technology B. Games, sports, and war C. Music Chapter 17. Occult sciences Chapter 18. Encyclopaedias and polyhistors.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9789004323308 20170123
Brockelmann's History of the Arabic Written Tradition offers bio-bibliographic information about works written in Arabic and their authors, with an emphasis on manuscripts from the classical period. This 5-volume reference work is divided in chronologically organized sections, which are subdivided by literary genre. Individual entries typically consist of a biographical section and a list of the author's works in manuscript and print, with references to secondary literature. The "Brockelmann" , now also available in English, is an indispensible research tool for anyone working on the Islamic world in general and the Middle East in particular.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9789004323308 20170123
Green Library
Database topics
Uncategorized
Book
lx, 2431 pages ; 27 cm
The Brill Dictionary of Ancient Greek is also available online and as a two-volume boxed set. The Brill Dictionary of Ancient Greek is the English translation of Franco Montanari's Vocabolario della Lingua Greca. With an established reputation as the most important modern dictionary for Ancient Greek, it brings together 140,000 headwords taken from the literature, papyri, inscriptions and other sources of the archaic period up to the 6th Century CE, and occasionally beyond.The Brill Dictionary of Ancient Greek is an invaluable companion for the study of Classics and Ancient Greek, for beginning students and advanced scholars alike. Translated and edited under the auspices of The Center for Hellenic Studies in Washington, DC, The Brill Dictionary of Ancient Greek is based on the completely revised 3rd Italian edition published in 2013 by Loescher Editore, Torino. Features * The principal parts of some 15,000 verbs are listed directly following the entry and its etymology. For each of these forms, the occurrence in the ancient texts has been certified. When found only once, the location is cited. * Nearly all entries include citations from the texts with careful mention of the source. * The dictionary is especially rich in personal names re-checked against the sources for the 3rd Italian edition, and in scientific terms, which have been categorized according to discipline. * Each entry has a clear structure and typography making it easy to navigate. "For a number of years now, scholars at ease in Italian have benefitted enormously from the riches, layout, concision, and accuracy of Professor Montanari's Vocabolario della Lingua Greca, with its added advantage of the inclusion of names. Hence classicists in general will welcome the English version of this very valuable resource." Professor Richard Janko, University of Michigan "Franco Montanari is a giant in our field, and his Dictionary is a major leap forward for us..." Professor Gregory Nagy, Harvard University.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9789004193185 20160906
Green Library
Database topics
Islam and the Middle East; Religious Studies
Book
xxx, 1966 pages ; 27 cm
Endorsed by academics worldwide, the Oxford Arabic Dictionary is the most authoritative English-Arabic / Arabic-English dictionary ever published. Based on real modern evidence and computational analysis of hundreds of millions of words of both English and Modern Standard Arabic (the standardized variety of Arabic used in writing and in most formal speech), the dictionary boasts more than 130,000 words and phrases and 200,000 translations. This up-to-date resource has been designed for both Arabic and English native speakers and includes the latest vocabulary from computing, business, the media, and the arts, across both languages. The organization and layout have been designed for maximum clarity and ease of use. The most commonly used sense of each word is shown first, helping you to identify and understand the correct meaning, and more than 70,000 real-life example phrases help you interpret meaning and usage accurately. All Arabic text is shown with vowels to aid the learner of Arabic in pronunciation and comprehension and the Arabic-English section of the dictionary is usefully organised by root, which are listed alphabetically. The dictionary is also packed with extra features including tables of Arabic verbs, Arabic numbers, dates, and years, and irregular English verbs. Produced using the unique dictionary resources of Oxford University Press with an international team of expert advisors, the Oxford Arabic Dictionary is a ground-breaking work, essential for any serious student of Arabic and English, as well as academics, professionals, business people, teachers, and translators.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780199580330 20160616
Green Library, Science Library (Li and Ma)
Database topics
Jewish Studies; Linguistics
Book
xxxix, 704 p. ; 27 cm.
Green Library
Database topics
Statistical and Numeric Data; Government Information: International and Foreign
Journal/Periodical
volumes : graphs ; 28 cm
Presents data and analysis information on the external debt of developing countries, based on actual flows and debt related transactions reported to the World Bank Debtor Reporting System (DRS) by 128 developing countries.
Green Library
Database topics
American History; Communication and Journalism; Government Information: United States; Statistical and Numeric Data
Journal/Periodical
volumes : maps ; 29 cm
Green Library, Education Library (Cubberley), Science Library (Li and Ma)
Database topics
American History; Statistical and Numeric Data; Government Information: United States; Government Information: State and Local
Book
2 v. (xxxii, 918, 22 p.) : ill. ; 29 cm.
  • Preface Introduction Chapter 1. The State of African American Election Data Chapter 2. The Literature on the African American Electorate Chapter 3. The African American Electorate in the Colonial Era, 1610-1773 Chapter 4. The African American Electorate in the Revolutionary Era, 1774-1789 Chapter 5. The Electoral Context in Antebellum America, 1788-1861 Chapter 6. The African American Electorate in Antebellum and Civil War America, 1788-1867 Chapter 7. The Reversal of African American Suffrage Rights prior to the Fifteenth Amendment, 1788-1870 Chapter 8. Suffrage Referenda Prior to the Fifteenth Amendment, 1846-1870 Chapter 9. Voting Behavior of the African American Electorate Prior to the Fifteenth Amendment, 1788-1870 Chapter 10. The First African American Nominees and Public Office Holders, 1776-1870 Chapter 11. The National Equal Rights League Chapter 12. The Civil War Election and the African American Soldiers' Vote, 1864 Chapter 13. African American Voter Registration and Turnout in 1867 Southern State Elections Chapter 14. African American Voting Behavior in the First Presidential and Congressional Elections after the Abolition of Slavery in the South, 1868 and 1872 Chapter 15. African American Voting Behavior in the First Presidential and Congressional Elections After the Abolition of Slavery in the Border, Midwest, and Far West States, 1868 and 1872 Chapter 16. African American Voting Behavior in Subsequent Elections Through Disenfranchisement, 1868 to 1920 Chapter 17. African American Voting and Non-Voting Behavior in the Era of Disenfranchisement (1888-1908) and Beyond Chapter 18. The Lodge Bill and Beyond Chapter 19. African American Voters and Electoral Empowerment in the North, 1876-1944 Chapter 20. The Enfranchisement of African American Women: 1669-1921 Chapter 21. The Electoral Revolt of the African American Voters in 1920-1921 and Beyond Chapter 22. African American Registration and Voting in the South, 1920-1944 Chapter 23. African American Registration and Voting in the South, 1944-1965 Chapter 24. Rare African American Registration and Voting Data Chapter 25. The 1965 Voting Rights Act, Expansions and Renewals, 1970, 1975, 1982, 1992, and 2006 Chapter 26. Felon and Ex-Felon Disenfranchisement Chapter 27. African American Voting Rights in a Historic Presidential Election Chapter 28. Summary and Conclusions Appendices Cumulative Bibliography Copyright Acknowledgments Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780872895089 20160610
This pioneering work brings together for the first time in a single reference work all of the extant, fugitive, and recently discovered registration data on African American voters from Colonial America to the present. It features election returns for African American presidential, senatorial, congressional, and gubernatorial candidates over time. Rich, insightful narrative explains the data and traces the history of the laws dealing with the enfranchisement and disenfranchisement of African Americans. Topics covered include: - the contributions of statistical pioneers including Monroe Work, W.E.B. DuBois and Ralph Bunche - African American organizations, like the NAACP and National Equal Rights League (NERL) - pioneering African American officeholders, including the few before the Civil War - four influxes of African American voters: Reconstruction (Southern African American men), the Fifteenth Amendment (African American men across the country), the Nineteenth Amendment (African American female voters in 1920 election), and the Voting Rights Act of 1965 - the historical development of disenfranchisement in the South and the statistical impact of the tools of disenfranchisement: literacy clauses, poll taxes, and grandfather clauses. The African-American Electorate features more than 300 tables, 150 figures, and 50 maps, many of which have been created exclusively for this work using demographic, voter registration, election return, and racial precinct data that have never been collected and assembled for the public. An appendix includes popular and electoral voting data for African-American presidential, congressional, and gubernatorial candidates, and a comprehensive bibliography indicates major topic areas and eras concerning the African-American electorate. The African American Electorate offers students and researchers the opportunity, for the first time, to explore the relationship between voters and political candidates, identify critical variables, and situate African Americans' voting behavior and political phenomena in the context of America's political history.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780872895089 20160610
Green Library
Database topics
American History
Book
v. <1- > : ill., ports. ; 25 cm.
  • v. 1. 1760-1779
  • v. 2. 1780-1782
  • v. 3. 1782-1784
  • v. 4. 1785-1788
  • v. 5. 1788-1794.
The publication of this volume has been supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. Few leaders of the new American nation had more influence than John Jay (1745-1829), or could match his contributions in all three branches of government, at both state and national levels. A leading representative of New York in the Continental Congress, Jay became one of the American commissioners who negotiated peace with Great Britain. He served the new republic as secretary for foreign affairs under the Articles of Confederation, as a contributor to the Federalist papers, as the first chief justice of the United States, as negotiator of the 1794 'Jay Treaty' with Great Britain, and as a two-term governor of the state of New York. In his personal life, Jay embraced a wide range of religious, social, and cultural concerns, including the abolition of slavery. This volume launches a new annotated seven-volume edition of selected correspondence of John Jay. The work consists of a wide-ranging selection of the most significant and interesting public and private documents and letters, written or received by Jay. The edition is designed to revise and complete work begun in the 1950s by the eminent Columbia University professor Richard B. Morris, who supplemented the major collection of original Jay Papers at Columbia with copies of Jay documents secured from archives throughout the world, and with his staff published two volumes covering the era of the American Revolution. The new project is administered by the Rare Books and Manuscript Room of Columbia University Libraries. The Selected Papers of John Jay, 1760-1779 begins with Jay's education and training as a socially elite, Anglican, King's College - educated lawyer. Although such a path led many into Loyalism, it brought Jay, and such friends and correspondents as Robert R. Livingston, Gouverneur Morris, and Alexander Hamilton, into the front ranks of New York's moderate revolutionary leaders. Jay's marriage to Sarah (Sally) Van Brugh Livingston in 1774 tied him to the influential Patriot family headed by William Livingston. Jay soon found himself a leader of New York's revolutionary committees and a delegate to the Continental Congress, where he sought reconciliation with Great Britain but promoted war preparedness, and applied his much-admired writing skills to drafting major congressional reports and addresses. With his state facing invasion, he returned to New York to help organize the new state government and to combat 'plots, conspiracies, and chimeras dire' as a member of committees dealing with loyalty and security issues, including the notorious Hickey Plot. He then helped to organize Hudson River defense and to draft the state constitution of 1777. In 1778 Jay returned to Congress, where he supported New York's claims to Vermont and served as president until he was appointed minister to Spain in September 1779. The volume closes with John and Sally Jay's eventful voyage to Europe, including a brief layover at Martinique after their ship was dismasted and rendered virtually rudderless.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780813928043 20160604
The second volume of "The Selected Papers of John Jay" opens in January 1780 with Jay's arrival in Spain on his first diplomatic mission abroad. It ends in June 1782 with his departure for France to join Benjamin Franklin in negotiating a peace treaty with Great Britain. Jay's mission in Spain was to seek recognition of American independence, a treaty of alliance, and financial aid, despite Spain's refusal to receive any American diplomat as representative of an independent nation. His personal letters supplement the public correspondence with American, Spanish, and French officials and financiers. The documents provide a case study of the perils of negotiating from a position of political, military, and, especially, financial weakness, and delineate the conflicts that plagued Spanish-American relations for decades. They also demonstrate the additional strains on Jay's household caused by social isolation, insufficient funds, separation from their often endangered families, and routine detention and inspection of their mail. Jay's Spanish experience set the stage for his independent stance during the peace negotiations and magnified his determination to create a stronger, more unified nation that would be treated with respect abroad. Access to people, places, and events in the volume is facilitated by detailed annotation, illustrations, a biographical directory, and a comprehensive index. The publication of this volume has been supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780813931234 20160604
This volume opens in June 1782 with the arrival of John Jay in Paris to join Benjamin Franklin in negotiation of the peace treaty with Great Britain. Exploring Jay's controversial insistence on British recognition of American independence prior to the opening of negotiations and his disregard of congressional instructions to take no action without the knowledge and consent of France, it examines his unsuccessful negotiations with Spain and the failure to obtain a commercial treaty with Great Britain. It also documents the social and domestic life of the Jays in France and Jay's visit to England to improve his health and settle a family inheritance. The volume closes with Jay's homecoming to America, his public acclaim in New York, and his acceptance of the post of secretary for foreign affairs. Access to people, places, and events in the volume is facilitated by detailed annotation, illustrations, a biographical directory, and a comprehensive index. The publication of this volume has been supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780813932804 20160604
Green Library
Database topics
Statistical and Numeric Data
Book
5 v. : ill., maps ; 29 cm.
  • Search and navigate across data covering the following topics: 1. Population: Population Characteristics-- Vital Statistics-- Internal Migration-- International Migration-- Family and Household Composition-- Cohorts-- American Indians 2. Work and Welfare: Labor-- Slavery-- Education-- Health-- Economic Inequality and Poverty-- Social Insurance and Public Assistance-- Nonprofit, Voluntary, and Religious Entities 3. Economic Structure and Performance: National Income and Product-- Business Fluctuations and Cycles-- Prices-- Consume Expenditures-- Saving, Capital, and Wealth-- Geography and the Environment-- Science, Technology, and Productivity-- Business Organization-- Financial Markets and Institutions 4. Economic Sectors: Agriculture, Natural Resource Industries-- Construction, Housing, and Mortgages-- Manufacturing-- Distribution-- Transportation-- Communications-- Services and Utilities 5. Governance and International Relations: Government Finance and Employment-- Elections and Politics-- Crime, Law Enforcement, and Justice-- National Defense, Wars, Armed Forces, and Veterans-- International Trade and Exchange Rates-- Outlying Areas-- Colonial Statistics-- Confederate States of America.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)
Long the standard source for quantitative indicators of American history, a new edition of Historical Statistics of the United States is something that reference librarians, historians, and social scientists have long awaited. Not since the Bicentennial Edition was published in 1975 has new data and material been available. Available online for the first time, this comprehensive and thoroughly revised edition reflects thirty years of information and new scholarship, providing a comprehensive compendium of statistics from over 1,000 sources, recording every aspect of the history of the United States. The electronic edition has been designed to give users a variety of means to search and navigate the vast amount of data available. Users will be able to graph individual tables or to combine data from different tables into 'custom tables' and to download tables for use in spreadsheets and other applications. Visit www.cambridge.org/historicalstats for further information and to discover more.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
Green Library, Education Library (Cubberley)
Database topics
British and Commonwealth History; General and Reference Works
Book
60 v. : ill. ; 26 cm. + Index of contributors (473 p. ; 26 cm.)
  • v. 1. Aaron-Amory
  • v. 2. Amos-Avory
  • v. 3. Avranches-Barnewall
  • v. 4. Barney-Bellasis
  • v. 5. Belle-Blackman
  • v. 6. Blackmore-Bowyer
  • v. 7. Box-Browell
  • v. 8. Brown-Burstow
  • v. 9. Burt-Capon
  • v. 10. Cappe-Chancellor
  • v. 11. Chandler-Cleeve
  • v. 12. Clegg-Const
  • v. 13. Constable-Crane
  • v. 14. Cranfield-Dalwood
  • v. 15. Daly-Dewar
  • v. 16. Dewes-Dryland
  • v. 17. Drysdale-Ekins
  • v. 18. Ela-Fancourt
  • v. 19. Fane-Flatman
  • v. 20. Flattisbury-Freston
  • v. 21. Freud-Gibbard
  • v. 22. Gibbes-Gospatric
  • v. 23. Goss-Griffiths
  • v. 24. Grigg-Hanboys
  • v. 25. Hanbury-Hay
  • v. 26. Haycock-Hichens
  • v. 27. Hickeringill-Hooper
  • v. 28. Hooppell-Hutcheson
  • v. 29. Hutchins-Jennens
  • v. 30. Jenner-Keayne
  • v. 31. Kebell-Knowlys
  • v. 32. Knox-Lear
  • v. 33. Leared-Lister
  • v. 34. Liston-McAlpine
  • v. 35. Macan-Macpherson --v. 36. Macquarie-Martin
  • v. 37. Martindale-Meynell
  • v. 38. Meyrick-Morande
  • v. 39. Morant-Murray
  • v. 40. Murrell-Nooth
  • v. 41. Norbury-Osborn --v. 42. Osborne-Pate
  • v. 43. Patel-Phelips --v. 44. Phelps-Poston
  • v. 45. Pote-Randles
  • v. 46. Randolph-Rippingille
  • v. 47. Rippon-Rowe
  • v. 48. Rowell-Sarsfield
  • v. 49. Sartorius-Sharman
  • v. 50. Sharp-Smiles
  • v. 51. Smillie-Sprott
  • v. 52. Spruce-Strakosch
  • v. 53. Strang-Taylor
  • v. 54. Taylour-Tonneys
  • v. 55. Tonson-Usher
  • v. 56. Usk-Wallich
  • v. 57. Walliers-Walles
  • v. 58. Wellesley-Wilkinson
  • v. 59. Wilks-Wolman
  • v. 60. Wolmark-Zuylestein.
The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography is a collection of 50,000 specially written biographies of men and women who have shaped all aspects of the British past, from the earliest times to the end of the year 2000. The stories of these lives - told in substantial, authoritative, and readable articles - have been published simultaneously in 60 print volumes and online. Inclusive - Authoritative - Unique The original DNB was conceived in 1882 by George Smith, publisher of the Brontes and Trollope, and first edited by Virginia Woolf's father, Sir Leslie Stephen. The editorial policy of the original DNB was remarkably inclusive: any person of note could be included who had lived in, or had a significant connection with the British Isles. The Oxford DNB takes a similarly inclusive approach: subjects range from the great and the good to the popular, pioneering, eccentric, notorious, and downright criminal. In 'national' scope the pragmatic approach of the original DNB has been retained.The Oxford DNB covers people born in the British Isles; it also includes inhabitants of the USA and Commonwealth countries before independence, many British-born people whose main impact was made overseas, and many who were born elsewhere but whose impact within the United Kingdom was substantial. Everyone included in the old dictionary is in the Oxford DNB but all their biographies have been revised or completely rewritten to reflect modern scholarship. A further 13,500 lives of new subjects broadens the coverage of previously neglected areas in all periods. These include many articles on women and twentieth-century subjects as well as previously under-represented fields such as business and science. Over 1800 people who died between 1991 and 2000 have also been included for the first time. In order to ensure a well-balanced view of a subject we do not include any biographies of people that are still living.Owing to its accessible and authoritative coverage, the Oxford DNB will appeal to a wide readership: from scholarly researchers to university, college, and school students, professional writers to general readers of biography, local and family historians to librarians, archivists, and curators. It is the essential biographical and historical resource for all major libraries. Editorial excellence Like the Oxford English Dictionary the project springs from a remarkable partnership between publisher and scholars. The Oxford DNB is constituted as a research and publishing project of the University of Oxford, with research funding from the British Academy, and all other funding and resources from Oxford University Press. The editor is Professor Brian Harrison (Professor of Modern British History, University of Oxford) who succeeded the founding editor, the late Professor H. C. G. Matthew FBA, in January 2000. Over 30 in-house research scholars, 12 external consultant editors and 400 associate editors made recommendations about new subjects and specialist authors, and reviewed completed work for academic quality.The large community of people contributing to the Oxford DNB is spread around the world and made up of 10,000 academic and non-academic authors. The largest selection of national portraiture ever published The Oxford DNB contains 10,000 portrait illustrations, each shown next to the relevant biography. This special project was completed in partnership with the National Portrait Gallery in London. Drawing on the National Portrait Gallery's own collections and a wide range of other sources, a specialist research team has assembled the largest selection of national portraiture ever published. Images chosen for reproduction range from paintings, drawings, and sculpture to photographs, medals, and death masks.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780198614111 20160528
This volume provides an alphabetical list of the 10,000 contributors to the "Oxford Dictionary of National Biography", and gives details of the articles they have contributed to the work.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780198614135 20160528
Green Library
Database topics
Feminist Studies; Islam and the Middle East; Religious Studies
Book
v. : ill. ; 28 cm.
  • v. 1. Methodologies, paradigms and sources
  • v. 2. Family, law and politics
  • v. 3. Family, body, sexuality and health
  • v. 4. Economics, education, mobility and space
  • v. 5. Practices, interpretations and representations
  • v. 6. Supplement & Index.
"Brill Academic Publishers is delighted to announce the publication of a major new multi-volume reference work, the 'Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures'. A unique collaboration of over 1000 scholars from around the world, the 'Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures' crosses history, geographic borders and disciplines to create a ground-breaking reference work reflecting the very latest research on gender studies and the Islamic world. No other reference work offers this scale of contributions or depth and breadth of coverage. 'Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures' is set to become an essential reference work for students and researchers in the fields of gender studies, Middle Eastern and Islamic studies, as well as scholars of religion, history, politics, anthropology, geography and related disciplines.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9789004132474 20160528
Green Library
Database topics
Statistical and Numeric Data; Economics and Business
Green Library
Database topics
Statistical and Numeric Data; Economics and Business; Government Information: International and Foreign
Dataset
CD-ROMs ; 4 3/4 in.
Green Library
Database topics
Statistical and Numeric Data; Government Information: International and Foreign
Journal/Periodical
CD-ROMs ; 4 3/4 in.
A repository of all available English-language Eurostat publications in PDF format, including the issues of Panorama of the EU, Pocketbooks, Detailed tables, Statistics in focus, and other Eurostat document series. Publications cover all statistical themes. Includes more than 1700 publications as of Dec. 2005.
Green Library, Hoover Library
Database topics
French and Italian Studies; Language; Linguistics
Book
6 v. ; 24 cm.
  • v. 1. A-Char
  • v. 2. Chas-Enth
  • v. 3. Enti-Incl
  • v. 4. Inco -Orga
  • v. 5. Orge-Roma
  • v. 6. Romb-Z.
Green Library
Database topics
Social Sciences (General); Linguistics
Book
26 v. (lxxxvi, 16695, 588, 898 p.) : ill., maps ; 26 cm.
  • v. 25. Name index
  • v. 26. Subject index
Green Library
Database topics
General and Reference Works
Journal/Periodical
v. ; 29 cm.
Green Library, Marine Biology Library (Miller), SAL3 (off-campus storage)

18. The encyclopedia of Judaism [2000 - 2004]

Database topics
Jewish Studies; Religious Studies
Book
3 v. (xxxvi, 1592 p., [180] p. of plates) : ill., plans, maps ; 26 cm.
  • v. 1. A-I
  • v. 2. J-O
  • v. 3. P-Z
  • v. 4. Supplement 1
  • v. 5. Supplement 2.
Green Library
Database topics
Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies; Economics and Business; Government Information: International and Foreign
Map
1 online resource : color illustrations, color maps
MapAmericas is an online platform that allows users to easily view and track the results of development projects financed by the Bank and carried out by member countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. It uses the latest geo-mapping technology to show where the Bank's projects are located. To obtain more information on a specific project, the user simply clicks on the icon, and a wide variety of information becomes available onscreen: the money invested so far, the number of beneficiaries, photos and videos of the projects, etc.
Green Library
Database topics
Statistical and Numeric Data; Economics and Business; Government Information: International and Foreign
Journal/Periodical
CD-ROMs : ill. ; 4 3/4 in.
Green Library