Subject Encyclopedias

Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics

Alternative Titles
EAGLL
Description

The Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics is a unique work that brings together the latest research from across a range of disciplines which contribute to our knowledge of Ancient Greek. All entries are authored and include bibliographies. As a reference tool, it is especially useful for students and scholars of Greek, of linguistics, and of other Indo-European languages, as well as of Biblical Literature.

This resource is available on a trial basis, until December 21, 2013. Please send feedback to Beau Case: bdcase@umich.edu.

Type
Encyclopedia
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/30924
Access
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International Encyclopedia of Human Geography

Description

Provides an authoritative and comprehensive source of information on the discipline of human geography.  Includes entries on philosophy and theory, key concepts, methods and practices, biographies of notable geogaphers, and geographical thought and praxis in different parts of the world.

 

Type
Encyclopedia
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/30527
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Encyclopedia of African American Music

Description

Showcases all facets of African American music including folk, religious, concert and popular styles. Includes more than 500 in-depth entries by more than 100 scholars on a vast range of topics such as genres, styles, individuals, groups, and collectives as well as historical topics such as music of the Harlem Renaissance, the Black Arts Movement, the Civil Rights Movement, and numerous others.

Type
Encyclopedia
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/30052
Access
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Encyclopedia of Community Corrections

Alternative Titles
Sage Reference Online
Description

Explores all aspects of community corrections, from its philosophical foundations to its inception in the 1970s, through current-day issues on this alternative to traditional incarceration.  Topics include:  the history, development and definitions of community corrections; theory and treatment, classification and risk-assessment; probation; intermediate sanctions; and parole.

Includes a chronology, glossary, references and a resource guide.

Shannon Barton-Bellessa, editor.  2012.

 

Type
Encyclopedia
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/30050
Access
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Cultural Sociology of the Middle East, Asia, and Africa: an Encyclopedia

Alternative Titles
Encyclopedia of Cultural Sociology of the Middle East, Asia and Africa
Description

For each of the four regions (Middle East, Africa, East and Southeast Asia, South, Central and West Asia), provides an introduction to: arts, culture and science; biographies; conflicts and wars; cities, states, countries and territories; history; peoples and migration; society and daily life; politics, government and economy; religion.    

Type
Encyclopedia
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/30048
Access
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Encyclopedia of Diversity in Education

Alternative Titles
Sage Reference Online
Description

Examines the research, policy and practice issues of diversity in the field of education in the United States.  In about 700 signed entries, presents research, statistics, case studies and best practices, policies and programs at both the K-12 and secondary levels.  The focus is on the United States but also touches on global diversity issues and entries on other countries.  Issues covered include race, class, gender, religion, language, exceptionality, and the global dimensions of diversity as they relate to education.

James A. Banks, editor.  Published 2012.

Type
Encyclopedia
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/30045
Access
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Encyclopedia of Global Studies

Alternative Titles
Sage Reference Online
Description

This encyclopedia covers both transnational topics and intellectual approaches to the study of global themes.  Topics include the globalization of economies and technologies, diasporas and the dispersion of peoples and transnational aspects of social and political change.  Other topics include the global impact of changes in the environment, technology and health, and issues related to global civil society.

Helmut K. Anheier and Mark Juergensmeyer, editors.  2012. 

Type
Encyclopedia
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/30041
Access
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International Encyclopedia of Dance

Description

A fully searchable electronic version of the six-volume print encyclopedia. Provides access to nearly 2,000 articles on all aspects of dance, including theatrical, ritual, dance-drama, folk, traditional, ethnic, and social dance. Cultural and national overviews are accompanied by entries on dance forms, music and costumes, performances, and biographies of dancers and choreographers. Entries are also A-Z browsable.

Type
E-Book(s)
Encyclopedia
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/29464
Access
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Brill's Companions in Classical Studies Online I

Description

Collection of 25 reference e-books on classical topics, including:

  • A Companion to Apollonius Rhodius, 2nd edition
  • A Companion to the Greek Lyric Poets
  • A Companion to the Study of Virgil
  • A New Companion to Homer
  • Aegean Greece in the Fourth Century BC
  • Brill’s Companion to Aphrodite
  • Brill’s Companion to Hesiod
  • Brill’s Companion to Silius Italicus
  • Brill’s Companion to Alexander the Great
  • Brill’s Companion to Ancient Macedon
  • Brill’s Companion to Callimachus
  • Brill’s Companion to Cicero
  • Brill’s Companion to Greek and Latin Pastoral
  • Brill’s Companion to Hellenistic Epigram
  • Brill’s Companion to Herodotus
  • Brill’s Companion to Lucan
  • Brill’s Companion to Ovid
  • Brill’s Companion to Propertius
  • Brill’s Companion to the Study of Greek Comedy
  • Brill’s Companion to Thucydides
  • Education in Greek and Roman Antiquity
  • Flavian Rome
  • Greek and Roman Historiography in Late Antiquity
  • The Novel in the Ancient World
  • Writing Politics in Imperial Rome

 

Type
E-Book(s)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/29426
Access
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Africa Yearbook Online

Description

The Africa Yearbook covers major domestic political developments, the foreign policy and socio-economic trends in sub-Sahara Africa – all related to developments in one calendar year. The Africa Yearbook contains articles on all sub-Saharan states, each of the four sub-regions (West, Central, Eastern, Southern Africa) focusing on major cross-border developments and sub-regional organizations as well as one article on continental developments and one on European-African relations.

Type
Handbook
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/29422
Access
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