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Operas in English: A Dictionary

by Margaret Ross Griffel Scarecrow Press (December 21, 2012)

In this revised and expanded edition of Operas in English: A Dictionary, Margaret Ross Griffel brings up to date her original work on operas written specifically to an English text (including works both originally...


Historical Dictionary of Russian Music

by Daniel Jaffé Scarecrow Press (March 08, 2012)

The Historical Dictionary of Russian Music relates the history of Russian music through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on significant...


Historical Dictionary of Wrestling

by John Grasso Scarecrow Press (March 06, 2014)

This dictionary covers Wrestling’s history through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 600 cross-referenced entries on important...


Historical Dictionary of British Intelligence

by Nigel West Scarecrow Press (February 18, 2014)

This edition of Historical Dictionary of the British Intelligence covers the history through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 1,000...


Historical Dictionary from the Great War to the Great Depression

by Neil A. Wynn Scarecrow Press (December 16, 2013)

This second edition of Historical Dictionary from the Great War to the Great Depression covers the history of this period through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography....


Historical Dictionary of Boxing

by John Grasso Scarecrow Press (November 14, 2013)

The Historical Dictionary of Boxing focuses on the as champions of boxing along with the lesser-known boxers who helped shape this sport. More of these boxers come from the United States but there are others...


Historical Dictionary of Slovakia

by Stanislav J. Kirschbaum Scarecrow Press (November 14, 2013)

The third edition of Historical Dictionary of Slovakia provides a thorough update of the many accomplishments that Slovakia has achieved. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, and an extensive...


Historical Dictionary of World War II: The War against Germany and Italy

by Anne Sharp Wells Scarecrow Press (December 24, 2013)

The Historical Dictionary of World War II: The War against Germany and Italy relates the history of this war through a chronology, an introductory essay, maps and photos, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary...


Historical Dictionary of Nietzscheanism

by Carol Diethe Scarecrow Press (December 19, 2013)

This third edition of Historical Dictionary of Nietzscheanism covers the history of this philosophy through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section...


Historical Dictionary of World War I Intelligence

by Nigel West Scarecrow Press (December 24, 2013)

The Historical Dictionary of World War I Intelligence relates this history through a chronology, an introductory essay, an appendix, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 400 hundred...


Historical Dictionary of Inter-American Organizations

by David W. Dent & Larman C. Wilson Scarecrow Press (December 11, 2013)

This updated second edition of Historical Dictionary of Inter-American Organizations covers the history of through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary...


Historical Dictionary of Syria

by David Commins & David W. Lesch Scarecrow Press (December 05, 2013)

This third edition of the Historical Dictionary of Syria covers the recent events in Syria as well as the history that led up to these events. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, and an...


Historical Dictionary of the Civil War

by Terry L. Jones Scarecrow Press (July 15, 2011)

This updated and expanded two-volume second edition of the Historical Dictionary of the Civil War relates the history of this war through a chronology, an introductory essay, an extensive bibliography, and hundreds...


Historical Dictionary of Methodism

by Charles Yrigoyen Jr. & Susan E. Warrick Scarecrow Press (November 07, 2013)

This third edition of Historical Dictionary of Methodism presents the history of Methodism through a detailed chronology, an introductory essay, an extensive bibliography, and over 500 cross-referenced dictionary...


Historical Dictionary of Japan to 1945

by Kenneth Henshall Scarecrow Press (November 07, 2013)

The early history of Japan is told through a detailed chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, an extensive bibliography, and over 800 cross-referenced dictionary entries on important people, organizations,...


Historical Dictionary of Guinea

by Mohamed Saliou Camara, Thomas O'Toole & Janice E. Baker Scarecrow Press (November 07, 2013)

This fifth edition of Historical Dictionary of Guinea covers the full scope of Guinea’s history. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary...


A Thesaurus of Medical Word Roots

by Horace Gerald Danner Scarecrow Press (August 15, 2013)

Dr. Horace Gerald Danner’s A Thesaurus of Medical Word Roots is a compendium of the most-used word roots of the medical and health-care professions. All word roots are listed alphabetically, along with the...


Historical Dictionary of Ice Hockey

by Laurel Zeisler Scarecrow Press (December 19, 2012)

Historical Dictionary of Ice Hockey traces the history and evolution of hockey in general, as well as individual topics, from their beginnings to the present, through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes,...


Historical Dictionary of World War II Intelligence

by Nigel West Scarecrow Press (November 12, 2007)

In the years immediately following World War II, information was disclosed about what has been termed the shadow war of the existence of hitherto secret agencies. In Germany it was the Abwehr and the Sicherheitsdienst;...


Historical Dictionary of the War in Vietnam

by Ronald B. Frankum Jr. Scarecrow Press (June 10, 2011)

Historical Dictionary of the War in Vietnam emphasizes the international nature of the war, as well as provide a greater understanding of the long scope of the conflict. The major events associated with the...


Historical Dictionary of Russian and Soviet Intelligence

by Robert W. Pringle Scarecrow Press (September 05, 2006)

At its peak, the KGB (Komitet Gosudarstvennoy Bezopasnosti) was the largest secret police and espionage organization in the world. It became so influential in Soviet politics that several of its directors moved...


Historical Dictionary of Cold War Counterintelligence

by Nigel West Scarecrow Press (January 26, 2007)

The defection of Igor Gouzenko in September 1945, more so than any other single event, alerted the West to the nature and scale of the Soviet espionage offensive being waged by the Kremlin. Apart from the dozen...


Historical Dictionary of U.S. Diplomacy from the Revolution to Secession

by Debra J. Allen Scarecrow Press (September 13, 2012)

The Historical Dictionary of U.S. Diplomacy from the Revolution to Secession relates the events of this crucial period in American history through a chronology, an introductory essay, and several hundred cross-referenced...


Historical Dictionary of Baseball

by Lyle Spatz Scarecrow Press (December 21, 2012)

The Historical Dictionary of Baseball contains a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 900 cross-referenced entries on the roles of the...


Historical Dictionary of Football

by John Grasso Scarecrow Press (May 16, 2013)

The Historical Dictionary of Football covers the history of American football through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 600 cross-referenced...


Historical Dictionary of the Civil War and Reconstruction

by William L. Richter Scarecrow Press (December 01, 2011)

The second edition of this highly readable, one-volume Historical Dictionary of the Civil War and Reconstruction looks to place the war in its historical context. The more than 800 entries, encompassing the...


Historical Dictionary of Taiwan Cinema

by Daw-Ming Lee Scarecrow Press (November 08, 2012)

The Historical Dictionary of Taiwan Cinema covers the history of Taiwan cinema during both the Japanese colonial period (1895–1945) and Chinese Nationalist period (1945–present). This is accomplished through...


Historical Dictionary of the Ismailis

by Farhad Daftary Scarecrow Press (December 30, 2011)

This comprehensive new reference work is the first of its kind on the Ismailis and presents a summary of the findings of modern scholarship on the Ismaili Shia Muslims and different facets of their heritage....


Historical Dictionary of United States Intelligence

by Michael A. Turner Scarecrow Press (December 08, 2005)

This compendium of over 500 entries on the most important and relevant personalities, programs, activities, and agencies of U.S. intelligence, beginning with the Sons of Liberty before the onset of the Revolutionary...


Historical Dictionary of Israeli Intelligence

by Ephraim Kahana Scarecrow Press (April 19, 2006)

For Israel_more so than for any other state_an effective Intelligence Community has been a matter of life and death. Over the past half-century or so, Israel has created and refined what is broadly regarded...


Historical Dictionary of the World Health Organization

by Kelley Lee & Jennifer Fang Scarecrow Press (December 14, 2012)

The Historical Dictionary of the World Health Organization covers the history of the WHO through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over...


Historical Dictionary of Russian Literature

by Jonathan Stone Scarecrow Press (December 03, 2012)

The Historical Dictionary of Russian Literature contains a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 100 cross-referenced entries on significant...


Historical Dictionary of International Intelligence

by Nigel West Scarecrow Press (June 26, 2006)

Once dubbed espionage, the practice of intelligence has never been more important nor more sophisticated than it is today. Its coming-of-age began during World War II, which saw the birth of the Office of Strategic...


Historical Dictionary of the Sudan

by Robert S. Kramer, Richard A. Lobban Jr. & Carolyn Fluehr-Lobban Scarecrow Press (February 22, 2013)

This fourth edition of the Historical Dictionary of the Sudan covers the history of Sudan through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over...


Historical Dictionary of New Religious Movements

by George D. Chryssides Scarecrow Press (November 25, 2011)

In this newly updated second edition of the Historical Dictionary of New Religious Movements, George D. Chryssides traces the rise and development of new religious movements throughout the world. An updated...


Historical Dictionary of Malawi

by Owen J. M. Kalinga Scarecrow Press (December 09, 2011)

Malawi, established as the British protectorate of Nyasaland in 1891, gained its independence in 1964 and moved immediately into three decades of one-party rule. Since the mid-1990s, however, the country has...


Historical Dictionary of Benin

by Mathurin C. Houngnikpo & Samuel Decalo Scarecrow Press (November 29, 2012)

The fourth edition of Historical Dictionary of Benin covers the history of Benin through a chronology, an introductory essay, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 900 cross-referenced...


Historical Dictionary of Postwar Japan

by William D. Hoover Scarecrow Press (March 18, 2011)

The Historical Dictionary of Historical Dictionary of Postwar Japan relates the history of postwar Japan through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary...


Historical Dictionary of Crime Films

by Geoff Mayer Scarecrow Press (August 24, 2012)

The Historical Dictionary of Crime Films covers the history of this genre through a chronology, an introductory essay, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 300 cross-referenced entries...


Historical Dictionary of Scandinavian Cinema

by John Sundholm, Isak Thorsen, Lars Gustaf Andersson & Olof Hedling et al. Scarecrow Press (August 31, 2012)

The Historical Dictionary of Scandinavian Cinema covers the history of the Nordic countries through a chronology, introductory essays on each country, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has...


Historical Dictionary of Republic of the Congo

by John F. Clark & Samuel Decalo Scarecrow Press (July 25, 2012)

The fourth edition of the Historical Dictionary of Republic of the Congo provides a comprehensive set of references on the country’s history, politics, economics, and culture. It traces the careers of the...


Historical Dictionary of Jazz

by John S. Davis Scarecrow Press (August 24, 2012)

The Historical Dictionary of Jazz covers the history of Jazz through a chronology, an introductory essay, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 1,500 cross-referenced entries on significant...


Historical Dictionary of Signals Intelligence

by Nigel West Scarecrow Press (August 20, 2012)

The Historical Dictionary of Signals Intelligence covers the history of Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) through a chronology, an introductory essay, an appendix, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section...


Historical Dictionary of Organized Labor

by James C. Docherty & Sjaak van der Velden Scarecrow Press (June 14, 2012)

The Historical Dictionary of Organized Labor looks at the history of organized labor to see where it came from and where it has been. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, a glossary...


Historical Dictionary of Tibet

by John Powers & David Templeman Scarecrow Press (May 18, 2012)

The Historical Dictionary of Tibet is the most comprehensive dictionary published to date on Tibetan history. It covers the history of Tibet from 27,000 BCE to the present through a chronology, an introductory...


Historical Dictionary of Colombia

by Harvey F. Kline Scarecrow Press (June 01, 2012)

The Historical Dictionary of Colombia covers the history of Colombia through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and a bibliography. The dictionary section has over 1,000 cross-referenced entries...


Historical Dictionary of Radical Christianity

by William H. Brackney Scarecrow Press (May 03, 2012)

The Historical Dictionary of Radical Christianity covers the history of this movement and includes an introductory essay and a bibliography. The dictionary section has over 400 cross-referenced entries. The...


Historical Dictionary of Democratic People's Republic of Korea

by James E. Hoare Scarecrow Press (July 13, 2012)

The Historical Dictionary of Democratic People’s Republic of Korea provides a clear and easily understood history of the DPRK, also known as North Korea. It includes a detailed chronology, an introductory...


Historical Dictionary of Islamic Fundamentalism

by Mathieu Guidère Scarecrow Press (July 20, 2012)

The Historical Dictionary of Islamic Fundamentalism provides a comprehensive and detailed examination into Islam as a religion, Islam as a government, and Islam as a way of life. It is a thorough analysis of...


Historical Dictionary of Skiing

by E. John B. Allen Scarecrow Press (December 29, 2011)

The Historical Dictionary of Skiing relates the history of the sport through a comprehensive alphabetical dictionary with detailed, cross-referenced entries on key figures, places, competitions, and governing...