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Equipped via kinds of info resources, the e-book selectively covers publications to the literature of pop culture, together with basic and topic encyclopedias; topic dictionaries; handbooks and manuals; biographical compilations; directories, indexes, and abstracts; bibliographies, discographies, and videographies; and supplemental resources (e.g., periodicals, learn facilities, associations). each one part is prepared via topic: common; renowned arts (e.g., song, tremendous arts); mass media (e.g., radio, computers); folkways/oral culture; and fads, occasions, traits, and different social phenomena. Selective instead of finished, the ebook bargains entries with descriptive and infrequently evaluative annotations. crucial as a learn device in educational and public libraries, this consultant may also be worthy in assortment improvement.

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ISBN 0-8444-0521-3. Maintained through surveys conducted by the American Folklife Center, the directory lists serials dealing with this field and federal agencies, state folk cultural programs, societies, institutions, and foundations either maintaining archives or administering folk-life programming. The latter portion of the tool lists higher education programs in folklore and folklife, recording companies, and directories to specific topics or networks. Encyclopedias 43. Cohen, Daniel. The Encyclopedia of Monsters.

LC 75-43948. ISBN 0-405-06681-3. The work covers more than 140 disasters as reported in the nation's leading newspaper, from the great Chicago fire of October 89, 1871, to the crash of a jet plane at Kennedy Airport on June 24, 1975, which claimed 113 lives. The entries are presented in chronological order, with front-page stories photoreproduced along with continuations from the inside pages. Types of disasters presented here include earthquakes, tidal waves, fires, floods, hurricanes, avalanches, crashes, blizzards, and explosions.

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