• History,  Humanities,  Research,  Social Sciences

    New Reference Book: British Political Facts

    British Political Facts by DavidĀ  Butler and Gareth Butler, Palgrave Macmillan, 10th edition, 2011. Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 320.441 B97b A compendium of “…essential facts and statistics of recent politics” (xvii), extending from the Third Marquess of Salisbury through the Blair era. Chapter Examples: Ministries Parliament Civil Service The Treasury and the Economy The Media Helpful for: Political Studies, British Studies, Humanities, History, Global Studies

  • History,  Humanities,  Research,  Social Sciences

    New Reference Book: Trials of the Century

    Trials of the Century: An Encyclopedia of Popular Culture and the Law by Scott P. Johnson, ABC-CLIO, 2011. Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 345.73 J637T A 2-volume set presenting U.S. trials that have captured the public throughout the last 500 years. Entry Examples: Lincoln Conspiracy Trial Haymarket Riot Trial Al Copone Trial The Hollywood Ten Trials The Ruby Ridge Trial Helpful for: Political Studies, Legal Studies, Popular Culture, Humanities, U.S. History, Gender Studies

  • Geography,  History,  Humanities,  Research,  Social Sciences

    New Reference Book: The Encyclopedia of Middle East Wars

    The Encyclopedia of Middle East Wars edited by Spencer C. Tucker, ABC-CLIO, 2010. Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 973.928 T79M A 5-volume set focusing on U.S. involvement and engagement in conflicts in the Middle East. Entry Examples: Aircraft, Reconnaissance Casualties, Operation Enduring Freedom Egypt, Armed Forces Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries Warlords, Afghanistan Helpful for: Political Studies, Military Studies, Middle Eastern Studies, Humanities, History, Global Studies