New Reference Book: Fashion – Critical and Primary Sources

By - Research & Instruction Librarian November 8th, 2011

Fashion: Critical and Primary Sources edited by Peter McNeil, Berg, 2009.

Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 391 M23F

This four volume set discusses and presents global fashion and accessories throughout four distinct time periods.  Each volume is devoted to a particular point in time:

  • Volume 1: Late Medieval to Renaissance
  • Volume 2: The Eighteenth Century
  • Volume 3: The Nineteenth Century
  • Volume 4: The Twentieth Century to Today

Helpful for: Fashion Studies, Art, Humanities, Popular Culture, Social Sciences, History

New Reference Book: The Encyclopedia of Political Science

By - Research & Instruction Librarian November 1st, 2011

The Encyclopedia of Political Science edited by George Thomas Kurian, CQ Press, 2011.

Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 320 K96P

This five volume set discusses topics,themes and concepts relevant to international and domestic political science.

Examples:

  • African Political Thought
  • Cult of Personality
  • Feminism, Radical
  • Jewish Political Thought
  • Nonalignment


Helpful for
: Political Science, Humanities, History, Social Sciences, Global Studies

New Reference Book: Fashion, Costume and Culture

By - Research & Instruction Librarian October 25th, 2011

Fashion, Costume and Culture: Clothing, Headwear, Body Decorations, and Footwear through the Ages edited by Sara Pendergast and Tom Pendergast, UXL, 2004.

Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 391 P37F

This five volume set discusses and presents global fashion and accessories through five distinct time periods.  Each volume is devoted to a particular point in time.

  • Volume 1: The Ancient World
  • Volume 2: Early Cultures Across the Globe
  • Volume 3: European Culture from the Renaissance to the Modern Era
  • Volume 4: Modern World Part I: 1900-1945
  • Volume 5: Modern World Part II: 1946-2003


Helpful for
: Fashion Studies, Art, Humanities, Popular Culture, Social Sciences, History

New Reference Book: Public Health in the 21st Century

By - Research & Instruction Librarian October 18th, 2011

Public Health in the 21st Century edited by Madelon L. Finkel, CQ Press, 2011.

Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 610 F49P

This three volume set presents topics,themes and concepts relevant to international and domestic public health.  Each volume focuses on a specific arena:

  • Volume 1 – Global Issues in Public Health
  • Volume 2 – Disease Management
  • Volume 3 – Current Issues in Public Health Policy

Helpful for: Political Science, Humanities, History, Social Sciences, Global Studies, Health Research, Gender Studies