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9/11 : the essential reference guide9/11 : the essential reference guide / Stephen E. Atkins, editor.


This important reference work is essential reading for students attempting to understand the horrific events of September 11, 2001, and the impact the devastating terrorist attack had on the United States.


Attacks on the American pressAttacks on the American press : a documentary and reference guide / Jessica Roberts and Adam Maksl.


This authoritative annotated document collection surveys and explains efforts to censor, intimidate, suppress-and reform and improve-news organizations and journalism in America, from the newspapers of colonial times to the social media that saturates the present day.


Cooking through historyCooking through history : a worldwide encyclopedia of food with menus and recipes / Melanie Byrd and John P. Dunn, editors.


Cooking through history places food and cooking in a World History context.


Documents of Japanese American internmentDocuments of Japanese American internment / Linda L. Ivey and Kevin W. Kaatz.


This document collection sheds light on Japanese American internment through the voices and perspectives of those who directly experienced this event as well as those who created the policy behind it.


Epidemics and pandemicsEpidemics and pandemics : from ancient plagues to modern-day threats / Joseph P. Byrne and Jo N. Hays.


Beyond their impact on public health, epidemics shape and are shaped by political, economic, and social forces. This book examines this connection, exploring key topics in the study of disease outbreaks and delving deep into specific historical and contemporary examples.


New religionsNew religions : emerging faiths and religious cultures in the modern world / Eugene V. Gallagher and Lydia Willsky-Ciollo.


A valuable resource for students and general audiences, this book provides a unique global perspective on the history, beliefs, and practices of emergent faith communities, new religious traditions and movements worldwide, from the 19th century to the present.


Routledge handbook of African popular cultureRoutledge handbook of African popular culture / edited by Grace A Musila ; foreword by Karin Barber.


This handbook brings together an international team of scholars from different disciplines to reflect on African popular cultural imaginaries.


The SAGE encyclopedia of Filipina/x/o American studiesThe SAGE encyclopedia of Filipina/x/o American studies / edited by Kevin Leo Yabut Nadal, Allyson Tintiangco-Cubales, E.J.R. David.


Offers a comprehensive survey of an emerging field, focusing on the Filipino diaspora in the United States as well as highlighting issues facing immigrant groups in general.


Science in the ancient worldScience in the ancient world : from antiquity through the middle ages / Russell M. Lawson.


Explores the history of science in the ancient world from prehistory through roughly 1300 CE, looking not just at Greece and Rome but at developments in Africa, Asia, and the Americas as well.


Women who changed the worldWomen who changed the world : their lives, challenges, and accomplishments through history / Candice Goucher, editor.


Along with some of the world's most influential women, entries include little known women as well, providing breadth of coverage and the historical depth of an ever-evolving human story that is inclusive of women's experiences and their own voices.