Chapters were written by scholars in the 1829 America : history and life . ... Cumulative indexes v.1-5 op ) . ... ISBN 0- v.21-25 ( 1984-1988 ) $ 525 .
Author: Jovian Lang
Category: Reference books
This classified annotated bibliography updates the standard sources needed by most small and medium-sized libraries for answering reference questions and improving collections. The brief, succinct annotations provide complete ordering information, which may make this a valuable tool for busy librarians.
( 7976 ) Webster's Guide to American history a chronological ... v.16-20 ( 1979-1983 ) £ 388.00 . v.21-25 ( 1984-1988 ) . v.26-30 ( 1989-1993 ) .
Author: Albert John Walford
Publisher: London : Library Association Pub.
A revised and updated guide to reference material. It contains selective and evaluative entries to guide the enquirer to the best source of reference in each subject area, be it journal article, CD-ROM, on-line database, bibliography, encyclopaedia, monograph or directory. It features full critical annotations and reviewers' comments and comprehensive author-title and subject indexes. The contents include: philosophy and psychology; religion; social sciences, sociology, statistics, politics, economics, labour and employment; land and property, business organizations, finance and banking, and economic surveys; economic policies and controls, trade and commerce, business and management, and law; public administration, social services and welfare, education, customs and traditions; geography; biography; and history.
Volume 2 of this guide contains descriptions of 8300 plus critically evaluated & recommended reference resources available in all formats. Organized by Universal Dewey Classification, the topics covered are those usually found in the 100s--Philosophy & Psychology, 200s--Religion, 300s--Social Sciences, & the 900s--Geography, Biography & History. This volume particularly reflects the proliferation of travel & tourist guides, & reference works on Eastern Europe & Central Asia following the collapse of communism. Over the last few years an enormous expansion has also been noted of reference works in both religion & philosophy. Volume 1 covers Science & Technology. Volume 3 covers Generalia, Languages & Literature, & the Arts. Recommended in: Choice, Reference Reviews, American Reference Books Annual.
Published in UK as The Concise dictionary of world history ( London ... 5 retrospective volumes were published 1980-1984 to include references that were ...
Author: Albert John Walford
Publisher: Library Assn Pub Limited
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
This is a shortened version of the three volume Walford's Guide to Reference Material, 5th edition: Volume 1, Science and Technology (1989), Volume 2, Social and historical sciences, philosophy and religion (1990), and Volume 3, Generalia, language and literature, the arts (1991). There are more than 3,000 entries, forming an updated compilation of what are considered to be the basic items in the main volumes, plus some more recent material up to April 1992.