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Moss, Joyce 1951-

Overview
Works: 68 works in 294 publications in 1 language and 12,104 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Reference works  Miscellanea  Bibliography  Juvenile works  Catalogs  Biography  Handbooks and manuals  Periodicals 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: PN50, 809.93358
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Joyce Moss
Peoples of the world. the culture, geographical setting, and historical background of 42 Latin American peoples by Joyce Moss( Book )

31 editions published between 1989 and 1994 in English and held by 1,576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exploration of ethnic groups in Asia and Pacific Islands, discussing culture, family structure, dress, nutrition, education, industry, religion, history, population, land, and climate
Literature and its times : profiles of 300 notable literary works and the historical events that influenced them by Joyce Moss( Book )

18 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains profiles of three hundred notable literary works written from ancient times through the end of the twentieth century, relating them to the historical context in which they were written and in which they are set; arranged alphabetically by title within five historical periods
Latin American literature and its times by Joyce Moss( Book )

8 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This accessible and useful source is the first of a 12-volume series focusing on major fiction, poetry, and nonfiction from various geographic areas of the world. It uniquely combines literary and historical information, arranged in alphabetical order by the title of the work. Each of the 50 entries includes an introduction that discusses the work by genre, place, and period; a description of its social and political background; a summary of plot or contents; a description of the social, political, or literary events of its author's life and the way they have influenced the plot of contents of the work; and a list of sources and further readings. The remaining 11 volumes will cover the literatures of Africa, Asia, modern england and Ireland, Spain and Portugal, France, the Middle East, Italy, India, and Jewish literature. This series will be a welcome addition to public and academic libraries. It will be most useful to high school students and undergraduates."--"Outstanding reference sources 2000", American Libraries, May 2000. Comp. by the Reference Sources Committee, RUSA, ALA
Books for children to read alone : a guide for parents and librarians by George Wilson( Book )

5 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

African literature and its times by Joyce Moss( Book )

7 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles literary works, including novels, short stories, biographies, speeches, poems, and plays, providing background on the time and place in which each work is set and in which it was produced. Also includes an extensive chronology of relevant events
Peoples of the world. the culture, geographical setting, and historical background of 37 North American peoples by Joyce Moss( Book )

11 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles the native and immigrant groups that have peopled North America, focusing on the achievements that have given this continent a culture
Peoples of the world. the culture, geographical setting, and historical background of 34 African peoples by Joyce Moss( Book )

7 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exploration of peoples south of the Sahara, discussing culture, family structure, dress, nutrition, education, industry, religion, history, population, land, and climate
Peoples of the world. the culture, geographical setting, and historical background of 30 peoples of the Middle East and North Africa by Joyce Moss( Book )

11 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive study of differences among the ethnic groups of the Middle East and North Africa
Peoples of the world. the culture, geographical setting, and historical background of 34 Eastern European peoples by Joyce Moss( Book )

11 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The culture, geographical setting, and historical background of 34 Eastern European peoples
British and Irish Literature and Its Times : Celtic Migrations to the Reform Bill (Beginnings-1830s) by Joyce Moss( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume contains introductions and historical background to numerous British and Irish literary works
British and Irish Literature and Its Times : the Victorian Era to the Present (1837- ) : Profiles of Notable Literary Works and the Historical Events That Influenced Them by Joyce Moss( Book )

6 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"World Literature and Its Times helps students and researchers make connections between the political/social climate during which books were written and the works themselves. Each volume focuses on major fiction, poetry and nonfiction from a particular country or region, presenting approximately 50 works in detailed essays running approximately 10 pages. Future volumes will cover Italian, Russian, Jewish, Asian, French, Indian and German literatures
From page to screen : children's and young adult books on film and video by Joyce Moss( Book )

7 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lists 1400 16mm films, videos, or laser discs adapted from books for young people
Spanish and Portuguese literatures and their times : the Iberian peninsula by Joyce Moss( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World literature and its times : profiles of notable literary works and the historical events that influenced them by Joyce Moss( Book )

21 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... a 12-volume series focusing on major fiction, poetry, and nonfiction from various geographic areas of the world. It uniquely combines literary and historical information, arranged in alphabetical order by the title of the work. Each of the 50 entries includes an introduction that discusses the work by genre, place, and period; a description of its social and political background; a summary of plot or contents; a description of the social, political, or literary events of its author's life and the way they have influenced the plot of contents of the work; and a list of sources and further readings ... the literatures of Africa, Asia, modern england and Ireland, Spain and Portugal, France, the Middle East, Italy, India, and Jewish literature. This series will be a welcome addition to public and academic libraries. It will be most useful to high school students and undergraduates."--"Outstanding reference sources 2000", American Libraries, May 2000. Comp. by the Reference Sources Committee, RUSA, ALA
Literature and its times. profiles of notable literary works and the historical events that influenced them by Joyce Moss( Book )

17 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains profiles of fifty-nine notable literary works written between 1940 and the 1950s, relating them to the historical context in which they were written and in which they are set; and includes a chronology of relevant events. Arranged alphabetically by title
Profiles in American history : significant events and the people who shaped them by Joyce Moss( Book )

in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each chapter focuses on one particular event, which is placed in historical context and followed by biographical profiles of individuals who played active roles in the event
Middle Eastern literatures and their times : profiles of notable literary works and the historical events that influenced them by Joyce Moss( Book )

6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Italian literature and its times by Joyce Moss( Book )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles in world history : significant events and the people who shaped them( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each chapter focuses on one particular event which is placed in historical context and followed by biographical profiles of individuals who played active roles in the event
Classical literature and its times by Joyce Moss( Book )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Literature and its times : profiles of 300 notable literary works and the historical events that influenced themLatin American literature and its timesBooks for children to read alone : a guide for parents and librariansAfrican literature and its timesPeoples of the world. the culture, geographical setting, and historical background of 34 Eastern European peoplesBritish and Irish Literature and Its Times : Celtic Migrations to the Reform Bill (Beginnings-1830s)British and Irish Literature and Its Times : the Victorian Era to the Present (1837- ) : Profiles of Notable Literary Works and the Historical Events That Influenced ThemFrom page to screen : children's and young adult books on film and video