• Geography,  History,  Humanities,  Research,  Social Sciences

    New Reference Book: European Immigration

    European Immigration edited by Anna Triandafyllidou and Ruby Gropas, Ashgate, 2007. Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 305.7 T73E A presentation of immigration patterns as related to the 25 European Union member states.  Immigration policy(s), impact, history and related statistical data for each member state is included. A sampling of included nations: Austria, Denmark, France, Latvia, Slovenia and the United Kingdom. Helpful for: Humanities V, Global Studies, Statistics, European Studies

  • History,  Humanities,  Research,  Social Sciences

    New Reference Book: The Greenwood Encyclopedia of World Popular Culture

    Lura Sanborn – Reference Librarian The Greenwood Encyclopedia of World Popular Culture edited by Gary Hoppenstand, Greenwood Press, 2007. Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 306.03 G85W Each volume in this 6-volume set  discusses popular culture from a particular area of the world. Included are: • Volume 1 – North America • Volume 2 – Latin America • Volume 3 – Europe • Volume 4 – North Africa and the Middle East • Volume 5 – Sub-Saharan Africa • Volume 6 – Asia and Pacific Oceania Each volume then discusses the following topics: •    Architecture •    Art •    Dance •    Fashion and Appearance •    Film •    Food and Foodways •  …

  • History,  Humanities,  Research,  Social Sciences

    New Reference Book: Encyclopedia of Society and Culture in the Medieval World

    Lura Sanborn – Reference Librarian Encyclopedia of Society and Culture in the Medieval World edited by Pam J. Crabtree, Facts on File, 2008. Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 909.07 F11S A 4-volume set comprised of more than 70 articles focused on Medieval society and culture.  Each entry discusses the article topic from the viewpoint of the following geographic areas: •    Africa •    The Americas •    Asia and the Pacific •    Europe •    The Islamic World Illustrations, maps and a smattering of primary source documents are included throughout. Examples include: Calendars and Clocks, Education, Food and Diet, Gender Structures and Roles, Money and Coinage, Weaponry and Armor. Helpful for:  Humanities…