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Wagner Encyclopedia, Environmental Literacy, Animals & Birds of the Serengeti | Reference Short Takes

Birds of the Serengeti

A learned treatise on the life and legacy of an influential—and controversial—cultural figure; Dashefsky’s engaging tour of environmental topics; a colorful, easy-to-read overview of the fascinating animals to be found on safari in Tanzania

The Birth of a Database

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Adam Matthew is a London-based database vendor that produces collections of digitized primary sources in the humanities and social sciences. They believe a collaborative approach is crucial to producing a great resource.

Social Media & Politics, Military Science, Chemistry | Reference Reviews

Social media and politics

Social media has profoundly changed the landscape of political communication, a welcome modernization and an accessible, comprehensive approach to military studies, an outstanding resource for high school and college chemistry students

Reference Reviews | March 1, 2014

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Reviews of Edward Hirsch’s A Poet’s Glossary; Street Lit: Representing the Urban Landscape; John R. Vile’s The United States Constitution: Questions and Answers, and a list of titles from the March 1 issue.

Reference Reviews | February 15, 2014

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Reviews of American Civil War: The Definitive Encyclopedia and Document Collection, Sexually Transmitted Disease: An Encyclopedia of Diseases, Prevention, Treatment, and Issues, Mary Ellen Snodgrass’s World Clothing and Fashion: An Encyclopedia of History, Culture, and Social Influence, and a list of titles from the February 15 issue.

Reference Reviews | February 1, 2014

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Reviews of Anthony Lo Bello’s Origins of Mathematical Words: A Comprehensive Dictionary of Latin, Greek, and Arabic Roots, Music in American Life: An Encyclopedia of the Songs, Styles, Stars, and Stories That Shaped Our Culture, and a list of titles from the February 1 issue.

Reference Reviews | January 2014

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Reviews of Hugh Johnson & Jancis Robinson’s The World Atlas of Wine, Critical Survey of Mythology and Folklore: Heroes & Heroines, John Grant’s A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir: The Essential Reference Guide, and a list of titles from the January issue.

Q&A: Jean-Pierre Isbouts

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Author Jean-Pierre Isbouts talks to LJ about Who’s Who in the Bible, from the January issue

Victorian Women, College Sports, and Street Food | Reference

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Reviews of Daily Life of Victorian Women, College Sports Traditions, and Street Food Around the World, plus a full list of Reference titles from the December 2013 issue.

Reference eReviews | November 15, 2013

eReviews from the November 15, 2013 issue.

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