A unique collaboration of over 1000 scholars from around the world, Brill’s 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.
Online version of The Encyclopaedia of Judaism, Second Edition (2005). This new edition of the prize-winning five volume Encyclopaedia of Judaism is now available online. More than 200 entries comprising more than 1,000,000 words are offered in a user-friendly environment, with the benefits of advanced search options and cross-searching with other reference works under Brill Online.
Brill’s New Pauly, and the complete original Der Neue Pauly, the recognized standard reference works for students and scholars of the ancient world are now available online. Twenty volumes covering all aspects of the ancient world. This dual-language database offers basic and advanced search facilities and is fully browsable. New Pauly Online is automatically updated whenever a new volume has been published.
The U-M Library subscription includes New Pauly Supplements I:
Volume 1: Chronologies of the Ancient World - Names, Dates and Dynasties
Volume 2: Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts
Volume 3: Historical Atlas of the Ancient World
Volume 4: The Reception of Myth and Mythology
Volume 5: Reception of Classical Literature (forthcoming 2012)
Volume 6: History of Classical Scholarship (forthcoming 2013)
The Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World (EJIW) covers an area of Jewish history, religion, and culture which until now has lacked its own cohesive/discreet reference work. The Encyclopedia aims to fill the gap in academic reference literature on the Jews of Muslim lands particularly in the late medieval, early modern and modern periods. EJIW Online will be updated twice yearly with newly commissioned articles, illustrations, multimedia, and primary source material. The Outright Purchase price includes substantial additions of material in 2011 and 2012 (photographs, audio files, primary sources).
The eventually 16 volume Encyclopaedia Islamica is due to become one of the major comprehensive reference works on Islam and the Muslim world. A unique feature is the attention given to aspects of Islamic heritage, particularly Shiism, which makes it complementary to other encyclopedias.
Comprehensively covers all aspects of Arabic languages and linguistics. It is interdisciplinary in scope and represents different schools and approaches to be as objective and versatile as possible. The online edition contains all content of the print edition and new content will be added on a regular basis as of 2010.
Based on the Oxford Companion to the Theatre, this searchable version contains entries on theatrical styles, dramatists, performers, and directors, as well as information on theatres, festivals, and such technical topics as lighting, sound, and method acting.
A lucid, stimulating, and authoritative guide to Shakespeare's plays and poems and their interpretation around the world over the last four centuries. Special feature entries on every play are included.
Provides an up-to-date guide to the American stage from its beginnings to the present. Includes playwrights, plays, actors, directors, producers, songwriters, famous playhouses, dramatic movements, and much more.