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A collection of specialized encyclopedias and reference books, Reference eBooks are digitally reproduced from trusted, authoritative reference works.

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Arts
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Books, Authors & Literature
Law
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Multicultural Studies
Education
Religion & Philosophy
Environment
Science
General Reference
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Arts

   
Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians Centennial Edition
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Boom and Bust: The American Cinema in the 1940's
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The Emergence of the Cinema: The American Screen to 1907
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Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion
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An Evening's Entertainment: The Age of the Silent Feature Picture, 1915-1928
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Grand Design: Hollywood as a Modern Business Enterprise, 1930-1939
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International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers
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Lost Illusions: American Cinema in the Age of Watergate and Vietnam, 1970-1979
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A New Pot of Gold: Hollywood Under the Electric Rainbow, 1980-1989
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The Sixties: 1960-1969
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The Talkies: U.S. Cinema's Transition to Sound, 1926-1931
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The Transformation of Cinema, 1907-1915
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Transforming the Screen, 1950-1959
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VideoHound's Golden Movie Retriever - 2012 Edition
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Biography
Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians - Centennial Edition
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Dictionary of Women Worldwide: 25,000 Women Through the Ages
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Books, Authors, Literature    
Contemporary Novelists
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Gothic Literature: A Gale Critical Companion
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Literature and Its Times: Profiles of 300 Notable Literary Works and the Historical Events that Influenced Them
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Literature and Its Times Supplement 1: Profiles of 300 Notable Literary Works and the Historical Events that Influenced Them
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Major 21st-Century Writers
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Reference Guide to World Literature
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The Writers Directory
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Business & Economics

   
Encyclopedia of Business and Finance
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Encyclopedia of Major Marketing Campaigns
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Encyclopedia of Small Business - 3rd Edition
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Education

   
Encyclopedia of Education
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Environment

   
Environmental Encyclopedia
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Environmental Issues: Essential Primary Sources
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Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia
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Pollution A to Z
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General Reference

   
Acronyms, Initialisms & Abbreviations Dictiionary
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Encyclopedia of Food and Culture
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Health & Wellness & Medical

   
Alcohol (Understanding Drugs series)
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Amphetamines and Methamphetamine (Understanding Drugs series)
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Antidepressants and Antianxiety Drugs (Understanding Drugs series)
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Basic Nutrition (Healthy Eating: A Guide to Nutrition series)
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Cancer Treatment Drugs (Understanding Drugs series)
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Cocaine and Crack (Understanding Drugs series)
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Date Rape Drugs (Understanding Drugs series)
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Ecstasy (Understanding Drugs series)
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The Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer
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The Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders
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The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine
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HIV/AIDS Treatment Drugs (Understanding Drugs series)
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Marijuana (Understanding Drugs series)
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Morphine (Understanding Drugs series)
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Nutrition and Disease Prevention (Healthy Eating: A Guide to Nutrition series)
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Nutrition and Eating Disorders (Healthy Eating: A Guide to Nutrition series)
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Nutrition and Food Safety (Healthy Eating: A Guide to Nutrition series)
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Nutrition and Weight Management (Healthy Eating: A Guide to Nutrition series)
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Nutrition for Sports and Exercise (Healthy Eating: A Guide to Nutrition series)
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Prescription Pain Relievers (Understanding Drugs series)
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Ritalin and Related Drugs (Understanding Drugs series)
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Sleep Drugs (Understanding Drugs series)
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Steroids and Other Performance-Enhancing Drugs (Understanding Drugs series)
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History & Social Studies

   
Afghanistan (Modern World Nations series)
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American Decades Primary Sources
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American Eras
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Ancient Greece and Rome: An Encyclopedia for Students
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Atlantis (Lost Worlds and Mysterious Civilizations series)
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The Boston Tea Party (Milestones in American History series)
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Dictionary of American History
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Easter Island (Lost Worlds and Mysterious Civilizations series)
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El Dorado (Lost Worlds and Mysterious Civilizations series)
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Encyclopedia of Espionage, Intelligence and Security
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Encyclopedia of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity
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Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World
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Encyclopedia of the Modern Middle East and North Africa
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Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History
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The Great Depression and the New Deal (Milestones in American History series)
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Haiti (Modern World Nations series)
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The Invention of the Moving Assembly Line (Milestones in American History series)
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Iran (Modern World Nations series)
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Manifest Destiny (Milestones in American History series)
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Mexico (Modern World Nations series)
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The Renaissance: An Encyclopedia for Students
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Roanoke (Lost Worlds and Mysterious Civilizations series)
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St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture
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U.S. Immigration and Migration Reference Library
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World Eras: Ancient Egypt, 2615-332 B.C.E.
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World Eras: Ancient Mesopotamia, 3300-331 B.C.E.
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World Eras: Classical Greek Civilization, 800-323 B.C.E.
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World Eras: European Renaissance and Reformation, 1350-1600
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World Eras: Imperial China, 617-1644
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World Eras: Industrial Revolution in Europe, 1750-1914
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World Eras: Medieval Europe, 814-1350
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World Eras: Rise and Spread of Islam, 622-1500
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World Eras: Roman Republic and Empire, 264 B.C.E.-476 C.E.
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World Eras: West African Kingdoms, 500-1590
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Law

   
Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law
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West's Encyclopedia of American Law
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Multicultural Studies

   
African American Almanac
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Encyclopedia of Food and Culture
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Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America
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Immigration and Multiculturalism: Essential Primary Sources
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Religion & Philosophy

   
Ancient and Hellenistic Thought
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Contemporary Thought
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Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World
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Encyclopedia of Religion
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Medieval and Modern Philosophy
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World Religions Reference Library
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Science

   
The Age of Mammals (The Prehistoric Earth series)
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Biology
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Dawn of the Dinosaur Age (The Prehistoric Earth series)
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Early Humans (The Prehistoric Earth series)
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Early Life (The Prehistoric Earth series)
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The First Vertebrates (The Prehistoric Earth series)
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The Gale Encyclopedia of Science
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Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia
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How Baseball Managers Use Math (Math in the Real World series)
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How Do Cell Phones Work? (Science in the Real World series)
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How Do Solar Panels Work? (Science in the Real World series)
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Last of the Dinosaurs (The Prehistoric Earth series)
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March Onto Land (The Prehistoric Earth series)
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Mathematics
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The Rise of Mammals (The Prehistoric Earth series)
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Science and Its Times
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Time of the Giants (The Prehistoric Earth series)
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Social Science
Crime and Punishment: Essential Primary Sources
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Encyclopedia of Bioethics
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Environmental Issues: Essential Primary Sources
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Family in Society: Essential Primary Sources
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Gender Issues and Sexuality: Essential Primary Sources
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Government, Politics, and Protest: Essential Primary Sources
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Human and Civil Rights: Essential Primary Sources
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International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences
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Medicine, Health, and Bioethics: Essential Primary Sources
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Social Policy: Essential Primary Sources
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Terrorism: Essential Primary Sources
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