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Rasmussen, R. Kent

Overview
Works: 93 works in 232 publications in 2 languages and 19,491 library holdings
Genres: Encyclopedias  History  Dictionaries  Juvenile works  Biography‡vDictionaries  Miscellanea  Biography  Fiction  Records and correspondence  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PS1331, 818.409
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by R. Kent Rasmussen
Mark Twain A to Z : the essential reference to his life and writings by R. Kent Rasmussen( Book )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 1,607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This award-winning comprehensive study of Twain's life & times contains nearly 1,300 entries that cover all important aspects of his life & works. Annotation. The arrangement of entries in an alphabetic rather than topic- oriented format is clumsy, but this reference contains a great deal of information related to Twain's life and work in clearly written brief essays. The entries include written works--with synopses and summaries of publishing history; analytical discussions of characters; and identification of key people, places, and events in Twain's business, literary, and personal life. A chronology in tabular form displays year-by-year activities with regard to residence and travel, personal and business affairs, literary output, family & friends, and literary and historical events. Includes some b&w illustrations
Dictionary of African historical biography by Mark R Lipschutz( Book )

26 editions published between 1977 and 1989 in English and Italian and held by 1,421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 50 states( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 1,174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents up-to-date information on the population, history, geography, economy, and government of the individual states
Censorship( Book )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In its 997 alphabetically arranged essays, this set presents "every dimension of censorship: its targets and victims; its perpetrators and defenders; its rationale; and its subject matter."--Page vi
Encyclopedia of family life( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides 452 entries covering family-related topics under such categories as historical trends and events; health concerns; laws; court cases; people; and organizations
American Indian tribes( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two volume set with brief entries for all known American Indian tribes
Black empire by George S Schuyler( Book )

6 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science-fiction noveller om befrielsen af Afrika og negrenes frigørelse fra hvidt overherredømme
The African American encyclopedia( Book )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines all aspects of the African American experience, from African history and its influences, to the enduring legacy of African Americans' individual sacrifices and triumphs
Historical dictionary of Rhodesia/Zimbabwe by R. Kent Rasmussen( Book )

8 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pueblo by R. Kent Rasmussen( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the dwellings of the Pueblo Indians of the Southwest, including the rectangular buildings of stone and clay called pueblos, underground community rooms known as kivas, and cliff dwellings. Includes directions for making a model pueblo
The quotable Mark Twain : his essential aphorisms, witticisms & concise opinions by Mark Twain( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cyclopedia of literary places( Book )

6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this set focusing on the "use of place in individual literary works," "place" is defined as any physical location appearing in a work of literature, either real or imaginary. Types of places range from the broad to the particular: examples include countries (Spain), cities and towns (Grover's Corners), neighborhoods (Upper East Side), buildings (Wicker Bar), or individual rooms (Chairman's bedroom)
Mark Twain for kids : his life and times, 21 activities by R. Kent Rasmussen( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides 21 activities that kids can do to learn about the diverse man known as Mark Twain
Magill's legal guide( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume 1
Encyclopedia of American government( Book )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains two hundred alphabetically arranged articles discussing subjects important to American government
World War I for kids : a history with 21 activities by R. Kent Rasmussen( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the defining conflict that involved all the world's superpowers--including how it began, what a soldier's daily life was like, the role of zeppelins, key figures, and how it ended--and features hands-on activities that illuminate both the war and the times
Historical dictionary of Zimbabwe by Steven C Rubert( Book )

6 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dear Mark Twain : letters from his readers( Book )

7 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects two hundred letters from readers of Mark Twain to the author himself, offering a glimpse into the lives and sensibilites of nineteenth-century children, preachers, con artists, inmates, and other fans of the author's work
Farewell to Jim Crow : the rise and fall of segregation in America by R. Kent Rasmussen( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Library of African-American History Series offers engrossing narratives that explore the African-American experience. This book investigates the facets of people's lives most affected by segregation including housing, education, employment, transportation, and public accommodations, and also takes a look at other forms of discrimination, such as voting rights violations. Historical drawings, photos. & maps
Agriculture in history( Book )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first reference work built around individual events in agricultural history, Agriculture in History presents 150 essays on the rise and development of agriculture throughout the world. The coverage of Agriculture in History is both geographically and chronologically immense. The set opens with a series of articles on the rise of agriculture in northern Africa and Asia as far back as 9000 B.C.E As the articles move forward in time, they cover the emergence of agriculture in all the world's populated regions and account for major advances in technology and the spread of crops through different parts of the world. Agriculture in History takes a broad view of its subject to encompass all aspects of human cultivation of food and fiber crops and the raising of poultry and livestock for human use. Essay topics include the building of dams and canals for irrigation; the development of chemical pesticides to combat threats to plant life; horticultural research; the invention of tools used for planting, harvesting, and processing agricultural products; the evolution of farm-labor systems; government efforts to foster agricultural production, manage land use, and oversee marketing; and the devastating impact of natural disasters on agricultural systems. The categories included in this set are: Agricultural origins; Animal husbandry; Conflicts; Environmental issues; Famines, floods, and other disasters; Farm labor; Government actions; International issues; Marketing; Technological change; and Water and irrigation. - Publisher
 
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Mark Twain A to Z : the essential reference to his life and writings
Alternative Names
Kent-Rasmussen, R. 1943-

Kent-Rasmussen, Raymond 1943-

Rasmussen, K. 1943-

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Rasmussen, R. K. 1943-

Rasmussen, R. Kent 1943-

Rasmussen, Raymond K. 1943-

Rasmussen, Raymond Kent.

Languages
English (118)

Italian (1)

Covers
Dictionary of African historical biographyThe 50 statesCensorshipEncyclopedia of family lifeAmerican Indian tribesBlack empirePuebloThe quotable Mark Twain : his essential aphorisms, witticisms & concise opinions