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Encyclopedia of Exploration
Call Number: E-BOOK 910.3 WAL
Publication Date: 2004-01-01
A two-volume reference set on human exploration throughout history, including profiles of 950 explorers and information about the technical, social, cultural, and geographical aspects of expeditions
Discoverers and Explorers
Call Number: E-BOOK 910 SHA
Publication Date: 1900
"It is the gradual change in the conception of the world held during the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries to the enlarged conception of the world as a sphere which the remarkable discoveries and explorations of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries brought about." From the preface.
Call Number: E-BOOK 940.2 DEW
Publication Date: 2004-03-01
A six-volume survey of European history from 1450, the beginning of the print revolution, to 1789 and the French Revolution. Presents over 1,000 alphabetically arranged entries covering the period's most significant personalities and meaningful developments in the arts, religion, politics, exploration, and warfare. For students, scholars, and general readers.
Elizabethan World Reference Library
Publication Date: 2006-11-30
This collection covers the broad sweep of the culture of the times, from Elizabeth's court to rural life, and from the New World explorations to the remarkable flowering of literature and drama for which the era is renowned. Perfect for both history and literature studies, this set was designed with the student in mind.
New Dictionary of the History of Ideas
Call Number: E-BOOK 903 HOR
Publication Date: 2004-12-01
A six-volume survey of the history of Western thought and culture, presented through 700 alphabetically arranged entries. Each entry explores the origin, cultural interpretations, and historical themes of such subjects as beauty, love, feminism, diversity, and social capital, among many others. For students and general readers.
U-X-L Encyclopedia of World Biography
Publication Date: 2002-11-15
A collection of 750 biographies and portraits of notable historic and current figures in American and world history, literature, science and math, arts and entertainment, and the social sciences.