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Salem Press

Overview
Works: 324 works in 562 publications in 1 language and 47,977 library holdings
Genres: Biography‡vDictionaries  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Dictionaries  Biography  Trials, litigation, etc  Encyclopedias  Bio-bibliography‡vDictionaries  Bibliography  History 
Roles: Editor, Author, Printer
Classifications: E77, B
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Most widely held works about Salem Press
 
Most widely held works by Salem Press
American Indian tribes( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two volume set with brief entries for all known American Indian tribes
Notable Latino writers( Book )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys approximately 125 major U.S. Latino writers and world Spanish-language writers translated into English who have contributed to the rich heritage of Latino and Hispanic literature
U.S. court cases( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses such fundamental issues as where American law comes from, what is meant by "justice," and how our courts are organized and function. Also examines 212 specific court cases
Notable poets( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains articles that provide biographical and critical information about thirty-eight of the world's best-known poets, including English and foreign-language writers; covering a period that ranges from antiquity to the late twentieth century. Arranged alphabetically from Akhmatova to Herbert
Ecology basics( Book )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Here is a spectacular, thought-provoking, and highly informative guide to the fascinating story of ecology. Superb color photographs of animals, plants, and ecosystems reveal the ideas and discoveries that have changed our understanding of life around us."--Publisher's description
Science and scientists( Book )

6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents over 245 of the most important breakthroughs in the history of science, cross-referenced to link those that built on others. The scope is from ancient times to the present day
Explorers by Salem Press (Pasadena)( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American ethnic writers by David R Peck( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essential for the school and college library shelf, this new edition of American Ethnic Writers contains over 225 ethnic writers studied today. This edition enhances previous coverage while adding 89 new authors and 500 new works. The essays in this three-volume set are arranged alphabetically by author. Ready reference top matter includes name, place of birth and death (where applicable), a description of the writer's significance and a listing of associated ethnicity(ies). A detailed analysis of one or more works follows. Each essay includes a suggested reading section and is signed by an academician or other expert contributor
Economics basics( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Health issues( Book )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brings together the individual and societal aspects of health and explores the impact they have on our daily lives. Epidemics, occupational and environmental diseases, AIDS, cancer, and other issues are explored in conjunction with the financial and sociological impact of the diseases
American villains( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers 177 of the most infamous assassins, serial killers, frauds, gangsters, murderers, terrorists, thieves, and traitors of American history
American heroes( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American Heroes surveys more than 200 U.S. heroes from the American Revolution through today, in 39 areas of achievement, including Agriculture and Astronomy, Aviation and Space Exploration, Biology, Business, Civil Rights, Computer Science, Diplomacy, Education, Engineering, Environmentalism, Exploration, Government and Politics, Invention and Technology, Law and Jurisprudence, Literature, Mathematics, Medicine, the Military, Religion, Native American Affairs, Nursing, Philanthropy, Philosophy, Physics, Public Health, Religion and Theology, Social Reform, Sports, Theater and Entertainment, and Women's Rights. The over 200 people covered in set include 41 African Americans, 148 Euro-Americans, 6 Jewish Americans, 3 Latino Americans, 15 Native Americans, 2 Pacific Islander Americans and 63 women. All the essays in this set have been selected from the popular Salem titles, Great Lives from History: The 18th Century, Great Lives from History: The 19th Century, and the upcoming Great Lives from History: The 20th Century. Each essay has been fully revised and updated for this brand-new, three-volume set. Each comprehensive, in-depth essay is approximately 5 to 6 pages in length. Essays are arranged in a standard format which includes vital ready-reference data; identification (such as "Astronaut," "Baseball player," "Civil Rights activist," or "President of the United States"); a summary abstract of the person's key role and importance; dates and places of birth and (where applicable) death; a list of "also known as" names and nicknames; a list of areas of achievement; several paragraphs covering "Early Life," on upbringing and education; substantial text on "Life's Work," addressing career and achievements; and a "Significance" section that summarizes the individual's major contributions. Every essay ends with a "Further Reading" section that lists three to ten annotated books and other print sources for further study; these bibliographies are up to date through 2007. All essays are signed by academicians and other expert contributors. - Publisher
Great athletes( Book )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes BMX, auto, horse and boat racing, bowling, chess, cricket, lacrosse, martial arts, rodeo, sailing, sumo wrestling and yachting
Great athletes( Book )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Golf figures profiled include Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Tiger Woods. Tennis includes Jimmy Connors, Billie Jean King and the Williams sisters
Great athletes( Book )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boxing figures include Laila and Muhammad Ali, Rocky Marciano and Mike Tyson. Soccer features David Beckham, Mia Hamm, and Pele
Great athletes( Book )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features athletes who excel in sports associated with the Summer and Winter Olympics
World leaders of the twentieth century( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Great athletes( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Civil Rights movement( )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andrew Blakeman presents a brief overview of the American Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s. Blakeman offers access to additional resources on black leaders, the groups that were involved, key events, and the history of the movement
Great athletes( )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features the most influential people to ever play the game, including Kareem AbdulJabbar, Michael Jordan, and Candace Parker
 
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Notable Latino writersU.S. court casesNotable poetsEcology basicsScience and scientistsExplorersAmerican ethnic writersEconomics basics