Subject Encyclopedias

Encyclopedia of the Supreme Court of the United States

Alternative Titles
Encyclopedia of the Supreme Court of the United States (GVRL)
Part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)
Description
Focuses on the substance of American law, the processes that produce its legal principles, and the history of the Supreme Court, from its creation to the present. Overview essays address the history of such topics as citizenship, due process, Native Americans, racism, and contraception, emphasizing the social context of each and the social and political pressures that shaped interpretation.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2008 edition
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10327
Access
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Encyclopedia of Western Colonialism since 1450

Alternative Titles
Part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)
Encyclopedia of Western Colonialism since 1450 (GVRL)
Description
Provides students and researchers with a much-needed, comprehensive resource on the subject of colonialism and expansion. From a global perspective, the set traces many facets of colonial growth and imperialism, and much more.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2007 edition
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10321
Access
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Encyclopedia of the Great Depression

Alternative Titles
Encyclopedia of the Great Depression (GVRL)
Part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)
Description
This 2-vol. set encompasses nearly two decades of American history, beginning with the farm crisis of the mid-1920s, through the 1929 stock market crash, the gradual recovery during the 1930s with Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal and World War II. This wide-ranging, multidisciplinary encyclopedia features entries on depression-era politics, government, business, economics, literature, the arts, society and culture.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2004 edition
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10319
Access
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Encyclopedia of the American Revolution

Alternative Titles
Part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)
Encyclopedia of the American Revolution (GVRL)
Library of Military History
Description
A three-volume survey of the military aspects of the American Revolutionary War, covering the period 1763-1783. The alphabetically arranged entries include biographies as well as discussions of campaigns and strategy; battles, skirmishes, and naval actions; weaponry; political issues and events; and how the European powers participated in the conflict. For students, historians, and general readers.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2006 edition
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10317
Access
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Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture

Alternative Titles
Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture (GVRL)
Part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)
Description
Provides a comprehensive, multidisciplinary view of Latin American history and culture from prehistoric times to the present. Covers cultural issues and includes numerous biographical profiles of important figures in politics, letters and the arts.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2008, 2nd edition
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10315
Access
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Encyclopedia of India

Alternative Titles
Part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)
Encyclopedia of India (GVRL)
Description
A four-volume survey of the history, cultures, geography and religions of India from ancient times to the present day. Includes more than 600 entries, arranged alphabetically. For students and general readers.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2006 edition
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10313
Access
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Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine

Alternative Titles
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine (GVRL)
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Description
Includes information on more than 1,600 medical disorders and concepts. Each article includes in-depth discussion of causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, procedures, and other related topics. Written for a general audience with an authoritative tone. 5 v.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2nd edition 2002
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10271
Access
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Gale Encyclopedia of American Law

Alternative Titles
West's Encyclopedia of American Law (GVRL)
West's Encyclopedia of American Law
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Description

3rd edition (2nd edition called West's Encyclopedia of American Law) provides current information on more than 5,000 legal topics. Includes completely revised articles covering important issues, biographies, definitions of legal terms and more.

Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
3rd edition 2011
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10261
Access
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Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders

Alternative Titles
Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders (GVRL)
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Description
Provides clear, complete information on genetic disorders, including conditions, tests, procedures, treatments and therapies, in articles that are both comprehensive and easy to understand in language accessible to laypersons. 2 v.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2002
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10269
Access
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Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law

Alternative Titles
Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law (GVRL)
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Description
This encyclopedia fills a much-needed gap between legal texts focusing on the theory and history behind the law and more practical guides dealing with the law and its everyday effect upon its citizens. Containing approximately 200 articles, the Encyclopedia includes: brief descriptions of each issue's historical background, covering important statutes and cases; profiles of various U.S. laws and regulations; and details of how laws and regulations vary from state to state. 2 v.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2003
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10267
Access
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