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  1. Encyclopedia of the Cold War

    Edited by Ruud van Dijk, William Glenn Gray, Svetlana Savranskaya, Jeremi Suri, Qiang Zhai

    Between 1945 and 1991, tension between the USA, its allies, and a group of nations led by the USSR, dominated world politics. This period was called the Cold War – a conflict that stopped short to a full-blown war. Benefiting from the recent research of newly open archives, the Encyclopedia of...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Freud Encyclopedia

    Theory, Therapy, and Culture

    Edited by Edward Erwin

    The first in-depth Encyclopedia on the life, work, and theories of Sigmund Freud, this A-Z reference includes the most recent debates on such topics as the theory of dreams and the Oedipus complex, as well as biographical sketches of leading figures in the Freudian movement. Coverage also includes...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Encyclopedia of Historians and Historical Writers

    Edited by Kelly Boyd

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Key Figures in Medieval Europe

    An Encyclopedia

    Edited by Richard K. Emmerson

    Series: Routledge Encyclopedias of the Middle Ages

    From emperors and queens to artists and world travelers, from popes and scholars to saints and heretics, Key Figures in Medieval Europe brings together in one volume the most important people who lived in medieval Europe between 500 and 1500. Gathered from the biographical entries from the on-going...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  5. World War II in the Pacific

    An Encyclopedia

    Edited by Stanley Sandler

    Series: Military History of the United States

    Stanley Sandler, one of America's most respected and best-known military historians, has brought together over 300 entries by some 200 specialists in the field to create the first encyclopedia specifically devoted to the Pacific Theatre of World War II.Extending far beyond battles and hardware, the...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The American Presidents

    Critical Essays

    Edited by Melvin I. Urofsky

    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Encyclopedia of Science and Technology

    Edited by James Trefil

    Edited by acclaimed science writer and physicist James Trefil, the Encyclopedia's 1000 entries combine in-depth coverage with a vivid graphic format to bring every facet of science, technology, and medicine into stunning focus. From absolute zero to the Mesozoic era to semiconductors to the twin...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Trade, Travel, and Exploration in the Middle Ages

    An Encyclopedia

    Edited by John Block Friedman, Kristen Mossler Figg

    Series: Routledge Encyclopedias of the Middle Ages

    Trade, Travel, and Exploration: An Encyclopedia is a reference book that covers the peoples, places, technologies, and intellectual concepts that contributed to trade, travel and exploration during the Middle Ages, from the years A.D. 525 to 1492....

    Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Encyclopedia of American Civil Liberties

    Edited by Paul Finkelman

    This Encyclopedia on American history and law is the first devoted to examining the issues of civil liberties and their relevance to major current events while providing a historical context and a philosophical discussion of the evolution of civil liberties. Coverage includes the traditional civil...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Encyclopedia of Nonlinear Science

    Edited by Alwyn Scott

    In 438 alphabetically-arranged essays, this work provides a useful overview of the core mathematical background for nonlinear science, as well as its applications to key problems in ecology and biological systems, chemical reaction-diffusion problems, geophysics, economics, electrical and...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge