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Historical Dictionary of Japanese Traditional Theatre

by Samuel L. Leiter Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 30, 2014)

This updated edition adds well over 200 plot summaries representing each theatrical form in addition to:

  • a chronology;
  • introductory essay;
  • appendixes;
  • an extensive bibliography;
  • over 1500 cross-referenced entries...


So You Want to Sing Rock 'n' Roll: A Guide for Professionals

by Matthew Edwards Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 16, 2014)

This book gives readers a comprehensive guide to voice science, vocal health, audio technology, technical approaches, and stylistic parameters for various rock subgenres. Author Matthew Edwards provides easy-to-understand...


Historical Dictionary of United States Intelligence

by Michael A. Turner Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 08, 2014)

This second edition covers the history of United States intelligence, and includes several key features:

  • Chronology
  • Introductory essay
  • Appendixes
  • Bibliography
  • Over 600 cross-referenced entries on key events, issues,...


Historical Dictionary of International Organizations in Asia and the Pacific

by Derek McDougall Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 01, 2014)

Historical Dictionary of International Organizations in Asia and the Pacific, Second Edition includes a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has...


Historical Dictionary of African American Television

by Kathleen Fearn-Banks & Anne Burford-Johnson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 03, 2014)

This second edition covers the history of African Americans on television from the beginning of national television through the present day including:

  • chronology;
  • introductory essay
  • appendixes
  • bibliography
  • over...


Historical Dictionary of Science Fiction in Literature

by M. Keith Booker Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 01, 2014)

This dictionary covers the history of Science Fiction in literature through a chronology, an introductory essay, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 300 cross-referenced entries including...


Energy Explained: Conventional Energy and Alternative

by Vikram Janardhan & Bob Fesmire Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 16, 2010)

Energy Explained presents a comprehensive overview of energy issues from the science, economics and public policy of electricity, oil and natural gas to the latest developments in renewable energy. Readers will...


Historical Dictionary of Marxism

by Elliott Johnson, David Walker & Daniel Gray Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 09, 2014)

The Historical Dictionary of Marxism includes a chronology, introductory essay, and extensive bibliography. The dictionary provides over 500 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, political parties...


Historical Dictionary of Kenya

by Robert M. Maxon & Thomas P. Ofcansky Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 09, 2014)

This third edition of Historical Dictionary of Kenya provides a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography on the country’s history. The dictionary section has 500 cross-referenced...


Historical Dictionary of Slavery and Abolition

by Martin A. Klein Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 04, 2014)

This second edition relates the long and brutal history of slavery and the struggle for abolition using several key features:

  • Chronology
  • Introductory essay
  • Appendixes
  • Bibliography
  • Over 500 cross-referenced entries...


The Encyclopedia of Epic Films

by Constantine Santas, James M. Wilson, Maria Colavito & Djoymi Baker Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 21, 2014)

This resource contains reviews of every major production considered to be an epic film. Entries consider the characteristics of what makes an epic, including length, structure, spectacular special effects, and...


Camerata: A Guide to Organizing and Directing Small Choruses

by Arthur Wenk Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 08, 2014)

Camerata: A Guide to Organizing and Directing Small Choruses distinguishes itself from all other works on choral conducting by starting at the very beginning—the conception and purpose of an ensemble—and...


Historical Dictionary of Sikhism

by Louis E. Fenech & W. H. McLeod Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 11, 2014)

This third edition of Historical Dictionary of Sikhism covers its history through a chronology, an introductory essay, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary has over 1000 cross-referenced entries on...


Communicating with Intelligence: Writing and Briefing for National Security

by James S. Major Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 17, 2014)

Aimed at students, faculty, and practitioners, the book is designed to provide all necessary information on how to prepare, write, and read intelligence publications. This book outlines the foundations of good...


Historical Dictionary of the Civil Rights Movement

by Christopher M. Richardson & Ralph E. Luker Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 11, 2014)

The second edition of Historical Dictionary of the Civil Rights Movement is a guide to the history of the African-American struggle for equal rights in the United States. This dictionary has over 500 cross-referenced...


Historical Dictionary of Libya

by Ronald Bruce St John Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 04, 2014)

This fifth edition of Historical Dictionary of Libya covers its history through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 400 cross-referenced...


Historical Dictionary of Switzerland

by Leo Schelbert Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 21, 2014)

This updated second edition of Historical Dictionary of Switzerland features the nation's multicultural and democratic traditions and institutions, its complex history, and its people's involvement in past and...


The Medical Library Association Guide to Providing Consumer and Patient Health Information

by Michele Spatz Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 01, 2014)

Comprised of fifteen chapters written by experienced consumer health librarians, The Medical Library Association Guide to Providing Consumer and Patient Health Information is designed for library and information...


Historical Dictionary of Wittgenstein's Philosophy

by Duncan Richter Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 04, 2014)

This second edition of Historical Dictionary of Wittgenstein's Philosophy covers the history of this philosophy through a chronology, an introductory essay, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section...


Historical Dictionary of the Barack Obama Administration

by Michael J. Pomante Ii & Scot Schraufnagel Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 18, 2014)

This dictionary has over 200 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, including the president, his advisors, his family, his opponents, and his critics, as well as members of Congress, military leaders,...


Writing Well in the 21st Century: The Five Essentials

by Linda Spencer Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 10, 2014)

Writing Well in the 21st Century: The Five Essentials provides students, career-builders, and professional writers with the basic elements needed for writing in the 21st century. The book fully explains—and...


A Thesaurus of English Word Roots

by Horace Gerald Danner Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 27, 2014)

Horace G. Danner’s A Thesaurus of English Word Roots is a compendium of the most-used word roots of the English language. All word roots are listed alphabetically, along with the Greek or Latin words from...


Historical Dictionary of Ghana

by David Owusu-Ansah Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (February 27, 2014)

This fourth edition of Historical Dictionary of Ghana covers its history through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 900 cross-referenced...


Historical Dictionary of Human Rights

by Jacques Fomerand Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (February 18, 2014)

This dictionary has more than 1000 cross-referenced entries on terminology, conventions, treaties, intergovernmental organizations in the United Nations family or regional bodies, and the constantly expanding...


Food History Almanac: Over 1,300 Years of World Culinary History, Culture, and Social Influence

by Janet Clarkson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 24, 2013)

The Food History Almanac, covering 365 days of the year, is chock full of information and anecdotes relating to food history from around the world from medieval times to the present.


New Directions in Contemporary Sociological Theory

by Morris Zelditch Jr., Joseph Berger, Pamela E. Oliver & Douglas D. Heckathorn et al. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 31, 2002)

This book introduces some of the most influential recent sociological theories, each covered in an essay written by the theory's founder or by a leading exponent. Presented in nontechnical language, each essay...


Museum Store Management

by Mary Miley Theobald Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 26, 2000)

Museum Store Management is an essential resource for anyone planning to open or manage a museum store. The second edition contains an additional chapter on merchandising, many more illustrations and examples,...


The New Town Square: Museums and Communities in Transition

by Robert R. Archibald Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 17, 2004)

In this lyrical volume Robert R. Archibald explores a growing crisis of modern America: the dissolution of place that leads to a dangerous rupture of community. Community_born historically within the collective...


The World of the Imagination: Sum and Substance

by Eva T. H. Brann Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 16, 1993)

In this book, Eva Brann sets out no less a task than to assess the meaning of imagination in its multifarious expressions throughout western history. The result is one of those rare achievements that will make...


Great Tours!: Thematic Tours and Guide Training for Historic Sites

by Barbara Abramoff Levy, Sandra Mackenzie Lloyd & Susan Porter Schreiber Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (February 07, 2002)

This open and engaging book will help you develop thematic tours and train your guides to lead those tours, while aiding you in managing your guide program effectively. The authors' unique approach includes...


Interpreting Historic House Museums

by Jessica Foy Donnelly Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 23, 2002)

Respected museum professionals discuss contemporary issues and successful programs, and offer practical guidelines and information, up-to-date references, and lively illustrations in this wide-ranging volume....


Learning from Museums: Visitor Experiences and the Making of Meaning

by John H. Falk & Lynn D. Dierking Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 17, 2000)

Why do people go to museums and what do they learn there? What roles can museums serve in a learning community? How can museums facilitate more effective learning experiences? John H. Falk and Lynn D. Dierking...


Tackling College Admissions: Sanity + Strategy=Success

by Cheryl Paradis & Faren R. Siminoff Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 13, 2008)

Tackling College Admissions provides parents with timely strategies and management skills to successfully steer their teen into the college that is best suited for them. With unique insights and tactics for...


United States Protocol: The Guide to Official Diplomatic Etiquette

by Ambassador Mary Mel French & Tom Kean Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 16, 2010)

Ambassador Mary French uses her personal experience as a former Chief of Protocol to give us the most up-to-date and user-friendly guide to diplomatic protocol at the international, national, and state level....


Writing for Others, Writing for Ourselves: Telling Stories in an Age of Blogging

by Jerry Lanson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 16, 2010)

Using a narrative thread that ties practical advice to his personal experience as a professor, reporter, and blogger, Jerry Lanson fills his book on nonfiction story telling with time-proven techniques to beat...


The Nonfictionist's Guide: On Reading and Writing Creative Nonfiction

by Robert Root Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 29, 2007)

As a vital and growing literary genre, nonfiction impacts bestseller lists, writing programs, writers' workshops, and academic conferences on creative writing, composition/rhetoric, and literature. In a lively...


Starting Right: A Basic Guide to Museum Planning

by Gerald George & Carol Maryan-George Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 10, 2012)

Are you thinking of starting a museum? Starting Right: A Basic Guide to Museum Planning uses straightforward, non-technical language to share the basics of museum planning in an evening’s read. The third edition...


Historical Dictionary of Chinese Foreign Affairs

by Lawrence R. Sullivan & Robert L. Paarlberg Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 18, 2018)

In an act of totally unnecessary and wanton destruction, British forces in China during the Second Opium War (1856-1860) looted and destroyed much of the Old Imperial Summer Palace (Yuanmingyuan) including three...


Historical Dictionary of Medieval Philosophy and Theology

by Stephen F. Brown & Juan Carlos Flores Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 15, 2018)

This second edition concentrates on various philosophers and theologians from the medieval Arabian, Jewish, and Christian worlds. It principally centers on authors such as Abumashar, Saadiah Gaon and Alcuin...


Historical Dictionary of Belarus

by Grigory Ioffe & Vitali Silitski Jr. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 15, 2018)

Belarus is one of fifteen successor states of the former Soviet Union. It’s the only post-Soviet state that is in full of control of its territory and has no territorial conflicts with its neighbors. It’s...


A Research Guide to Psychology

by Deborah Dolan Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 08, 2018)

  • Definition and deep background sources
  • Specialized dictionaries, encyclopedias, and handbooks
  • Current research - Journal Articles and Annual Reviews
  • Tests and Measures
  • Bibliographies
  • U.S. Government Resources
  • Biographical...

  • Historical Dictionary of Unitarian Universalism

    by Mark W. Harris Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 24, 2018)

    The Unitarian Universalist religious movement is small in numbers, but has a long history as a radical, reforming movement within Protestantism, coupled with a larger, liberal social witness to the world. Both...


    Epic Fails

    by Salvador Jimenez Murguia Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 15, 2018)

    Many of the most successful innovations—from the light bulb to the Internet—have often resulted from ingenuity, ambition, and dedication. Such achievements have changed lives for the better. Yet for every...


    Historical Dictionary of the Hittites

    by Charles Burney Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 17, 2018)

    The Hittites created one of the great civilizations of the ancient world, although it remained almost unknown until excavations in the early 20th century revealed the extent and importance of its culture. For...


    Historical Dictionary of Botswana

    by Barry Morton & Jeff Ramsay Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 13, 2018)

    The death of Botswana’s last founding father, Sir Ketumile Quett Masire, in June 2017, marked the end of an era. Since the release of the Fourth Edition of Historical Dictionary of Botswana in 2008, Botswana...


    Encyclopedia of Christianity in the Global South

    by Mark A. Lamport, Katalina Tahaafe-Williams, Philip Jenkins & Fenggang Yang et al. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 31, 2018)

    Christianity has transformed many times in its 2,000-year history, from its roots in the Middle East to its presence around the world today. From the mid-twentieth century onward the presence of Christianity...


    Historical Dictionary of Slovenia

    by Leopoldina Plut-Pregelj, Gregor Kranjc, Žarko Lazarević & Carole Rogel Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (February 22, 2018)

    The expanded third edition of the Historical Dictionary of Slovenia covers personalities and events that have made a mark on Slovenia in the more than a decade since the last edition. This includes new entries...


    The Encyclopedia of American Animated Television Shows

    by David Perlmutter Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 04, 2018)

    Once consigned almost exclusively to Saturday morning fare for young viewers, television animation has evolved over the last several decades as a programming form to be reckoned with. While many animated shows...


    Historical Dictionary of Medical Ethics

    by Laurence B. McCullough Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 11, 2018)

    Medical ethics is the disciplined study of medical morality, with two goals: critically appraising current medical morality and identifying how it should be improved. Medical morality has three components. Physicians,...


    Historical Dictionary of the Barack Obama Administration

    by Michael J. Pomante Ii & Scot Schraufnagel Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 06, 2018)

    Barack Obama, the first African-American president of the United States. In a country with a rich history of racial animosities, Obama represents a notable deviation in the trajectory of America’s presidential...