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Salem Press

Overview
Works: 399 works in 646 publications in 1 language and 60,569 library holdings
Genres: Biographies  Dictionaries  Periodicals  Reviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Trials, litigation, etc  Encyclopedias  Bibliographies  History 
Roles: Editor, Printer, Publisher, Other
Classifications: Z1035.A1, B
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Most widely held works about Salem Press
 
Most widely held works by Salem Press
Great athletes by Rafer Johnson( )

17 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 3,565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive look at some of the greatest athletes from around the world in every sport. Each entry includes a photograph of the entry, a brief biography of their early life, their path to the sport, their rise to fame, and a brief summary of their lives after their retirement from participation in sports
World leaders of the twentieth century( )

6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 2,381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American Indian tribes( )

5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 2,131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two volume set with brief entries for all known American Indian tribes
Ecology basics( )

16 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 2,090 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
Health issues( )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 2,047 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
Notable Latino writers( )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 2,027 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
Science and scientists( )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alphabetically arranged entries document 245 key breakthroughs in the history of science from ancient times to the present day
American ethnic writers by David R Peck( )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,698 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
The Civil Rights movement by Salem Press( )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A broadly conceived survey of the Civil Rights movement in the United States. In 319 alphabetically arranged essays, this 2-volume set examines racial issues in all their manifestations, providing a strong emphasis on the role of African Americans--who, by all measures, were at the heart of the Civil Rights movement and provided its primary leaders
Great athletes by Rafer Johnson( )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,564 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
Notable poets( )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 1,556 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
American villains( )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,526 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( )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,461 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 by Rafer Johnson( )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,337 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( )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features athletes who excel in sports associated with the Summer and Winter Olympics
Explorers( )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 1,336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A two-volume compilation of alphabetically-arranged, 2,000-word biographies of 78 of the most often taught and studied explorers and pioneers in world history, mostly collected from the publisher's series Great Lives from History, with a few newer essays. Includes major explorers of the New World, explorers broadly identified with world exploration, those who played major roles in expanding the western frontier, ancient explorers, and modern pioneers of technologies and space. The text of each essay is divided into three sections covering the explorer's early life, life's work, and impact. Includes a bibliography for further reading. Suitable for high-school age students. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Great athletes( )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features the most influential people to ever play the game, including Kareem AbdulJabbar, Michael Jordan, and Candace Parker
U.S. court cases( )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,292 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
Economics basics( )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magill book reviews( )

in English and held by 967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Provides summaries of classic literature as well as current best sellers with 500 new reviews added each year. Magill Book Reviews are unique to EBSCO products and not available as a printed collection"--Description de l'éditeur
 
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