Subject Encyclopedias

Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

Alternative Titles
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine (GVRL)
Description
The encyclopedia identifies 150 types of alternative medicine being practiced today, including reflexology, acupressure, acupuncture, chelation therapy, kinesiology, yoga, chiropractic, Feldenkrais, polarity therapy, detoxification, naturopathy, Chinese medicine, biofeedback, Ayurveda and osteopathy. For the practitioner or interested patient, there are current training requirements, listings of organizations, as well as descriptions of treatments. 4 v.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2nd edition 2005
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10233
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Europe Since 1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of War and Reconstruction

Alternative Titles
Europe Since 1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of War and Reconstruction (GVRL)
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Description
A multi-volume survey of European history from the beginning of World War I in 1914 to the present, presented through alphabetically arranged entries that focus on the period's scientific, social and cultural history as well as the political, military and economic developments. For students and general readers. 5 v.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2007
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10231
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Europe 1789-1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of Industry and Empire

Alternative Titles
Europe 1789-1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of Industry and Empire (GVRL)
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Description
A five-volume survey of European history from the onset of the French Revolution to the outbreak of World War. Alphabetically arranged entries cover the period's most significant personalities and meaningful developments in the arts, religion, politics, exploration, and warfare. For students, scholars, and general readers. 5 v.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2006
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10229
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Environmental Encyclopedia

Alternative Titles
Environmental Encyclopedia (GVRL)
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Description
Provides in-depth, worldwide coverage of environmental issues. Each article is written in a nontechnical style and provides current status, analysis, and suggested solutions whenever possible. 2 v.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
3rd edition 2003
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10227
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World of Sports Science

Alternative Titles
World of Sports Science (GVRL)
Gale Virtual Reference Library
World of Sport Science
Description

World of Sports Science includes the theoretical and practical treatment of all aspects of sports science and exercise physiology, kinesiology, and biomechanics. Particular emphasis is placed on topics such as sports medicine, specifically the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of sports injuries. 2 v. K. Lee Lerner and Brenda Wilmoth Lerner, editors.

Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2007
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10219
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Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives, Thematic Series: Sports Figures

Alternative Titles
Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives, Thematic Series: Sports Figures (GVRL)
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Description
A two-volume biographical resource for professional sports figures. Presents over 600 entries covering a who's who of American sports, including athletes, coaches, owners, and media personalities. Each entry provides a brief introduction, photo, detailed biography, career highlights, and a bibliography. For general readers. 2 v.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2002
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10217
Access
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McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology

Alternative Titles
AccessScience @ McGraw-Hill, Access Science
McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology (GVRL)
Part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)
Description
Provides thorough, up-to-date overviews of a broad range of contemporary scientific and technical topics, including the latest developments in nearly 100 fields, and well-illustrated, detailed coverage of major discoveries, breakthroughs, and milestones. Contains more than 7,000 articles by 5,000 contributors, with 12,000 digitally prepared illustrations. Part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
Tenth Edition of 2007.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10207
Access
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International Encyclopedia of Communication

Alternative Titles
International Encyclopedia for Communications, International Encyclopedia of Communications
Intl Encyclopedia of Communication
Description
Published in association with the International Communication Association (ICA), the encyclopedia contains over 1300 entries that range across academic disciplines. Useful for topics in communication studies, sociology, psychology, information science, public policy and linguistics, among others.
Type
Encyclopedia
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10189
Access
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Geo-Data: The World Geographical Encyclopedia

Alternative Titles
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Geo-Data: The World Geographical Encyclopedia (GVRL)
Description
The 3rd edition of this comprehensive resource, now published by Gale, provides entries on the physical geography of every country in the world plus other selected locations. Each entry features a relief map depicting the geography of the location plus detailed text that describes its features, climate and vegetation. Entries are formatted with standardized rubrics to facilitate comparison.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
3rd edition 2003
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10187
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Macmillan Encyclopedia of Energy

Alternative Titles
Macmillan Encyclopedia of Energy (GVRL)
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Description
Articles explore everything from Albert Einstein, seismic energy, and acid rain, to lasers and building design. The Encyclopedia supports the curriculum in earth science, chemistry and life sciences, social studies, political science and more. 3 v.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2001
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10185
Access
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