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The Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Substances

by Richard Rudgley

For all those who might like to believe that drug use has been relegated to the suburban rec rooms and ghetto crack houses of the late twentieth century, The Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Substances offers shocking,...


The Ultimate Juices and Smoothies Encyclopedia

by Jill Hamilton

From veggie juicer recipes to fruit smoothies, The Ultimate Juices and Smoothies Encyclopedia has it all! With over 300 pages of recipes, this encyclopedia contains the perfect recipe for whatever mood you are...


The Encyclopedia of Epic Films

by Constantine Santas, James M. Wilson, Maria Colavito & Djoymi Baker

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...


Encyclopedia of Historical Archaeology

by Charles E. Orser Jnr

The Encyclopedia of Historical Archaeology is a ground-breaking compendium of information about this ever-growing field. Concentrating on the post-1400 period as well as containing generic explanations of historical...


Encyclopedia of Contemporary Latin American and Caribbean Cultures

by Daniel Balderston, Mike Gonzalez & Ana M. Lopez

This vast three-volume Encyclopedia offers more than 4000 entries on all aspects of the dynamic and exciting contemporary cultures of Latin America and the Caribbean. Its coverage is unparalleled with more than...


International Encyclopedia of Environmental Politics

by John Barry & E. Gene Frankland

Why care about the environment? Is the earth's climate really changing for the worse? What are CFCs exactly? And who or what is the WTO? What are the causes of environmental problems? Who are the main actors,...


Country Music: A Biographical Dictionary

by Richard Carlin

This illustrated A-Z guide covers more than 700 country music artists, groups, and bands. Articles also cover specific genres within country music as well as instruments used. Written in a lively, engaging style,...


The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Weaponry: From Flint Axes to Automatic Weapons

by Chuck Wills

When did hunting weapons begin to be used against humans instead of animals? What is the difference between the Plains Indian War Club and the Fijian War Club? What weapon is common to peoples in every part...


Encyclopedia of Police Science: 2-volume set

by Jack Raymond Greene

In 1996, Garland published the second edition of the Encyclopedia of Police Science, edited by the late William G. Bailey. The work covered all the major sectors of policing in the US. Since then much research...


Europe Since 1945: An Encyclopedia

by Bernard A. Cook

Europe Since 1945: An Encyclopedia is a comprehensive reference work of some 1,700 entries in two volumes. Its scope includes all of Europe and the successor states to the former Soviet Union. The volumes provide...


Dictionary of Untranslatables: A Philosophical Lexicon

by Barbara Cassin, Emily Apter, Jacques Lezra & Michael Wood

Characters in some languages, particularly Hebrew and Arabic, may not display properly due to device limitations. Transliterations of terms appear before the representations in foreign characters.

This is an...


Talking Turkey: A Food Lover¿s Guide to the Origins of Culinary Words and Phrases

by Robert Hendrickson

Food is a favorite topic of conversation around the world—how to create it, how to season it, how to compliment it with other foods, how to serve it...the list goes on. Yet little attention is paid to where...


The Encyclopedia of the FBI's Ten Most Wanted List: Over Fifty Years of Convicts, Robbers, Terrorists, and Other Rogues

by Duane Swierczynski

In 1949, a crime reporter looking for a way to fill a column published the nation’s ten worst criminals as classified by the FBI: two accused murderers, four escaped convicts, a bank robber, and three “confidence...


The Routledge Encyclopedia of the Historical Jesus

by Craig A. Evans

This Encyclopedia brings together the vast array of historical research into the reality of the man, the teachings, the acts, and the events ascribed to him that have served as the foundational story of one...


Latin American Women Writers: An Encyclopedia

by María Claudia André & Eva Paulino Bueno

Latin American Women Writers: An Encyclopedia presents the lives and critical works of over 170 women writers in Latin America between the sixteenth and twentieth centuries. This features thematic entries...


A Modern Herbal, Vol. II

by Margaret Grieve

Volume 2 of the fullest, most useful compilation of herbal material. Gigantic alphabetical encyclopedia, from aconite to zedoary, gives botanical information, medical properties, folklore, economic uses, more....


A Modern Herbal, Vol. I

by Margaret Grieve

Volume 1 of the fullest, most exact, most useful compilation of herbal material. Gigantic alphabetical encyclopedia, from aconite to zedoary, gives botanical information, medical properties, folklore, economic...


Accessories of Dress: An Illustrated Encyclopedia

by Katherine Lester & Bess Viola Oerke

Illustrations of hats, veils, wigs, cravats, shawls, shoes, gloves, and other accessories enhance an engaging commentary that reveals the humor and charm of the many-sided story of accessorized apparel. 644...


The World's Major Languages

by Bernard Comrie

This volume features over 50 of the world's languages and language families. The featured languages have been chosen based on the number of speakers, their role as official languages and their cultural and...


The Encyclopedia of Small Business Forms and Agreements: A Complete Kit of Ready-to-Use Business Checklists, Worksheets, Forms, Contracts, and Human R

by Martha Maeda

Starting and running your own small business can prove a daunting task. Dozens of details must be tended to, and you are required to complete a book's worth of forms and agreements from a slew of various agencies...