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Online Reference Books
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- UXL Encyclopedia of World Biography
Features biographies of notable historic and current figures from American history, world history, literature, science and math, arts and entertainment, and the social sciences. Entries focus on the people most often studied in middle and high school.
Eras in American History
- UXL American Decades
This series covers 20th-century events and social history beginning in 1900 and ending in 1999, written expressly for middle school students. Each decade is covered in one volume. Topics for each decade include: Headline Makers, Topics in the News, Arts and Entertainment, Business and the Economy, Education, Government, Politics, and Law, Lifestyles and Social Trends, Medicine and Health, Science and Technology, and Sports.
- American Decades Primary Sources
Cross-disciplinary source spanning the 20th century. Each volume in the set includes full or excerpted primary sources representing the seminal issues, themes, movements and events from a decade. Includes oral histories, songs, speeches, advertisements, TV, play and movie scripts, letters, laws , legal decisions, newspaper articles, cartoons, recipes, and more.
- Great Depression and the New Deal Reference Library
Covers the failure of the U.S. economy and its gradual recovery, with special attention to the New Deal, as well as the global situation, including the rise of Hitler. The Almanac covers the era in 16 subject chapters. Biographies profiles 29 major figures of the period. Primary Sources features annotated excerpts from speeches, newspaper and magazine articles, literature, and other documents from the period. For middle school and general audiences.
- The Sixties in America Reference Library
The Sixties in America Reference Library presents a broad overview of the turbulent 1960s, a decade that forever changed the American social, political and cultural landscape.
General American History Encyclopedias and World History
- U*X*L Encyclopedia of U.S. History
Introduces the history of the United States from pre-Colonial America to the present day. Explores the timeline of America: its founders, key historical figures, wars, events, political environment, economy, and culture. This set also includes biographical references and an index
- Encyclopedia of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity
This encyclopedia spans the globe to explain the issues behind crimes against humanity and human rights issues as they relate to individual countries and the world at large. It traces the history of events that qualify as genocide and crimes against humanity, profiles perpetrators and heroes, and explains international laws and law proceedings aimed at ending genocide and crimes against humanity.
Wars in American History
- World War II Reference Library
Includes information about the World War II period. The Almanac provides background and information on major topics about the period. Biographies profiles significant men and women involved in the war, with photographs and illustrations. Primary Sources presents full or excerpted speeches, diary entries, newspaper accounts and other original documents.
- World War I Reference Library
Comprehensive coverage of the World War I period. Three volumes cover the historical events, people, and documents of World War I in a straightforward manner that will be easily understood by middle and high school students. The set includes biographies of important people during that era, an almanac, primary sources and a cummulative index.
- Korean War Reference Library
Covers the Korean War by exploring the major topics and events related to the period. The combined Almanac and Primary Sources covers the background of and issues related to the conflict in 13 chapters. Biographies includes 25 biographical entries on major figures from the period and 50 photographs.
- Vietnam War Reference Library
Research the Vietnam War from every angle with this comprehensive 4-vol. set. The set includes biographies of important people during the Vietnam era, An almanac and Primary sources as well as a cummulative index
Pop Culture and History
- Bowling, Beatniks, and Bell-Bottoms: Pop Culture of 20th-Century America
The hairstyles, slang terms, advertising jingles, pop music sensations, and all else described as popular culture is covered in this five-volume reference. Arranged chronologically by decade and by broad topics within each decade, this set focuses solely on the popular culture of the twentieth century, offering more detailed information on trends and fads than any other resource. Written specifically for students in grades 5 through 12.
- Fashion, Costume, and Culture: Clothing, Headwear, Body Decorations, and Footwear through the Ages
Provides a broad overview of costume traditions of diverse cultures from prehistoric times to the present day. Examines more than 430 items of human decoration and adornment, ranging from togas to turbans, necklaces to tennis shoes. Explores how and why items were created, the people who made them, and their uses. This set shows how clothing, headwear, body decorations, and footwear reflect the different cultural, religious, and societal beliefs.
- UXL Encyclopedia of Biomes
This set offers students and researchers comprehensive and easy-to-use information on 12 of the Earth’s major biomes and its many component ecosystems. Alphabetically arranged entries on land and water biomes range from 35 to 45 pages each and cover climate, vegetation, animal life, food web, plant and animal adaptations, endangered species, human effects on the biome, and more.
- Chemical Elements: From Carbon to Krypton
In-depth, current and accurate information on 112 known chemical elements. For younger and middle school students, yet appropriate for high school students, too.