By Immanuel Ness,Zak Cope
By Jan Harold Brunvand
Ranging over foodways and folksongs, quiltmaking and laptop lore, Pecos invoice, Butch Cassidy, and Elvis sightings, greater than 500 articles highlight people literature, tune, and crafts; activities and vacation trips; tall stories and mythical figures; genres and varieties; scholarly ways and theories; areas and ethnic teams; performers and creditors; writers and students; spiritual ideals and practices. The alphabetically prepared entries differ from concise definitions to specific surveys, each one followed through a short, updated bibliography.
*More than 2000 individuals
*Over 500 articles highlight people literature, tune, crafts, and extra
*Entries followed via up to date bibliographies
*Edited through America's best-known folklore authority
By Nancy Capace
By Jack A. Goldstone
Suitable for college students and lay readers but authoritative sufficient for students, its two hundred articles by means of best students from world wide offer speedy solutions to precise questions in addition to in-depth therapy of occasions and tendencies accompanying revolutions. contains descriptions of particular revolutions, very important progressive figures, and significant innovative issues akin to communism and socialism, ideology, and nationalism. Illustrative fabric contains photos, precise maps, and a timeline of revolutions.
By Stephen L. Vaughn
The Encyclopedia of yankee Journalism explores the differences present in print media, radio, tv, and the net. This paintings seeks to record the function of those diversified types of journalism within the formation of America's realizing and response to political campaigns, battle, peace, protest, slavery, patron rights, civil rights, immigration, unionism, feminism, environmentalism, globalization, and extra. This paintings additionally explores the intersections among journalism and different phenomena in American Society, comparable to legislation, crime, company, and intake. The evolution of journalism's moral criteria is mentioned, in addition to the $64000 libel and defamation trials that experience inspired journalistic perform, its criminal safeguard, and felony tasks.
Topics coated comprise:
Associations and businesses; old evaluate and perform; participants; Journalism in American heritage; legislation, Acts, and laws; Print, Broadcast, Newsgroups, and firms; Technologies.
By Arri Eisen,Gary Laderman
By Gerald L. Smith,Karen Cotton McDaniel,John A. Hardin
The tale of African american citizens in Kentucky is as diversified and colourful because the state's normal heritage. The paintings of greater than a hundred and fifty writers, The Kentucky African American Encyclopedia is an important consultant to the black adventure within the Commonwealth.
The encyclopedia comprises biographical sketches of politicians and neighborhood leaders in addition to pioneers in paintings, technology, and undefined. Kentucky's influence at the nationwide scene is registered in an array of extraordinary figures, equivalent to writers William Wells Brown and bell hooks, reformers Bessie Lucas Allen and Shelby Lanier Jr., activities icons Muhammad Ali and Isaac Murphy, civil rights leaders Whitney younger Jr. and Georgia Powers, and entertainers Ernest Hogan, Helen Humes, and the Nappy Roots. that includes entries at the members, occasions, areas, agencies, routine, and associations that experience formed the state's heritage considering the fact that its origins, the amount additionally comprises topical essays at the civil rights stream, japanese Kentucky coalfields, company, schooling, and women.
For researchers, scholars, and all who cherish neighborhood background, The Kentucky African American Encyclopedia is an imperative reference that highlights the variety of the state's tradition and history.
By Miles Matthew B.,A. Michael Huberman
By R. Jon McGee,Richard L. Warms
Features & Benefits:
- Two volumes containing nearly 335 signed entries offer clients with the main authoritative and thorough reference source on hand on anthropology idea, either by way of breadth and intensity of coverage.
- To ease navigation among and between comparable entries, a Reader's consultant teams entries thematically and every access is by way of Cross-References.
- In the digital model, the Reader's consultant combines with the Cross-References and a close Index to supply powerful search-and-browse capabilities.
- An appendix with a Chronology of Anthropology conception permits scholars to simply chart instructions and developments in inspiration and conception from early occasions to the present.
- Suggestions for extra studying on the finish of every access and a grasp Bibliography on the finish consultant readers to assets for extra designated learn and discussion.
By David L. Bartlett,Barbara Brown Taylor
With this new lectionary statement sequence, Westminster John Knox deals the main large source for preaching out there this day. whilst entire, the twelve volumes of the sequence will conceal all of the Sundays within the three-year lectionary cycle, in addition to movable events, akin to Christmas Day, Epiphany, Holy Week, and All Saints' Day.
For each one lectionary textual content, preachers will locate 4 short essays--one every one at the theological, pastoral, exegetical, and homiletical demanding situations of the textual content. this provides preachers 16 varied ways to the proclaimation of the be aware on any given occasion.
The editors and individuals to this sequence are world-class students, pastors, and writers representing quite a few denominations and traditions. And whereas the twelve volumes of the sequence will keep on with the development of the Revised universal Lectionary, every one quantity will include an index of biblical passages in order that nonlectionary preachers, in addition to lecturers and scholars, may perhaps utilize its content.