Encyclopedia of Sacred Places Authors : Norbert Brockman Publisher : ABC-CLIO Published Date : 2011-09-13 ISBN-13 : 9781598846546 Page : 681 Pages Language : en Descriptions Encyclopedia of Sacred Places This thoroughly revised and updated encyclopedia documents the diversity of shrines, temples, holy places, and pilgrimage sites sacred to the world’s major religious traditions, and illustrates their elemental place in human culture.
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Making it in America Authors : Elliott Robert Barkan Publisher : ABC-CLIO Published Date : 2001 ISBN-13 : 9781576070987 Page : 448 Pages Language : en Descriptions Making it in America Hopeful immigrants have come to America for four centuries, trying to make a better life for their families. Making It in America: A Sourcebook on Eminent Ethnic Americans relates the stories of 400 first- and second-generation Americans who have uplifted our quality of life. The book celebrates multicultural success throughout U.S. history; the nationally renowned are found right alongside the not-so-famous who improved the lives of those in their […]
The ABC-CLIO World History Companion to Capitalism Authors : Larry Allen Publisher : Abc-Clio Incorporated Published Date : 1998-01-01 ISBN-13 : Page : 404 Pages Language : en Descriptions The ABC-CLIO World History Companion to Capitalism From Adam Smith and the Industrial Revolution to Wall Street and multinational corporations, capitalism has emerged as one of the world’s leading economic systems. This work traces the evolution of capitalism from its roots in medieval Europe’s rigid economy, through the laissez faire abuses of the nineteenth century, to its contemporary form as shaped by competition with socialism. Covering the period from 1450 to […]
The ABC-CLIO Companion to the Disability Rights Movement Authors : Fred Pelka Publisher : Abc-Clio Incorporated Published Date : 1997-01-01 ISBN-13 : Page : 422 Pages Language : en Descriptions The ABC-CLIO Companion to the Disability Rights Movement Chronicles the history of the disability rights movement
Humans and Animals: A Geography of Coexistence Authors : Julie Urbanik, Connie L. Johnston Publisher : ABC-CLIO Published Date : 2017-01-26 ISBN-13 : 9781440838354 Page : 466 Pages Language : en Descriptions Humans and Animals: A Geography of Coexistence An engaging and at times sobering look at the coexistence of humans and animals in the 21st century and how their sometimes disparate needs affect environments, politics, economies, and culture worldwide. • Includes excerpts from 20 primary source documents related to animals • Offers a comprehensive look at a variety of aspects of human-animal relationships • Discusses how human actions affect […]
Families in America Authors : Jeffrey S. Turner Publisher : ABC-CLIO Published Date : 2002 ISBN-13 : 9781576076286 Page : 351 Pages Language : en Descriptions Families in America Examines the issues surrounding families in America, including diversity in family life, family planning, divorce, single-parent families, abusive family relationships, and gay and lesbian families.