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Moss, Joyce 1951-

Overview
Works: 87 works in 319 publications in 1 language and 11,745 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Reference works  Miscellanea  Bibliography  Bibliographies  Juvenile works  Catalogs  Biography  Biographies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
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 )

43 editions published between 1989 and 1994 in English and held by 2,126 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 notable literary works and the historical events that influenced them by Joyce Moss( )

22 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 1,443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles ninety-nine important literary works with settings from ancient times to the future, providing plot summaries; identifying the historic events of the time periods in which the works are set and during which they were written; and examining the ways the authors explored such events in their writing
Latin American literature and its times by Joyce Moss( Book )

8 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 762 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 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

African literature and its times by Joyce Moss( Book )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 626 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 34 African peoples by Joyce Moss( Book )

8 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 585 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 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive study of differences among the ethnic groups of the Middle East and North Africa
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 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume contains introductions and historical background to numerous British and Irish literary works
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 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The culture, geographical setting, and historical background of 34 Eastern European peoples
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 421 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
Spanish and Portuguese literatures and their times : the Iberian peninsula by Joyce Moss( Book )

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

Examines novels, short stories, biographies, essays, speeches, poems, and plays from Spanish and Portuguese literature, discussing how each work reflects the coutry's social structure, culture, government, and prevalent issues
From page to screen : children's and young adult books on film and video by Joyce Moss( Book )

8 editions published in 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lists 1400 16mm films, videos, or laser discs adapted from books for young people
World literature and its times : profiles of notable literary works and the historical events that influenced them by Joyce Moss( Book )

10 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 331 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
Middle Eastern literatures and their times : profiles of notable literary works and the historical events that influenced them by Joyce Moss( Book )

7 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 300 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
Profiles in American history : significant events and the people who shaped them by Joyce Moss( Book )

4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 296 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
Italian literature and its times by Joyce Moss( Book )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 211 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 195 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 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World literature and its times. Spanish and Portuguese literatures and their times : the Iberian peninsula by Joyce Moss( Book )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the relationship between the political/social climate during which books were written and the works themselves. This volume focuses on major fiction, poetry and nonfiction from Spain and Portugal
World literature and its times. British and Irish literature and its times : Celtic migrations to the Reform Bill (beginnings-1830s) by Joyce Moss( Book )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the relationship between the political/social climate during which books were written and the works themselves. This volume focuses on major fiction, poetry and nonfiction from Great Britain and Ireland, from the Celtic migrations to the Reform Bill
 
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Literature and its times. profiles of 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 timesBritish and Irish Literature and Its Times : Celtic Migrations to the Reform Bill (Beginnings-1830s)Peoples of the world. the culture, geographical setting, and historical background of 34 Eastern European peoplesBritish and Irish Literature and Its Times : the Victorian Era to the Present (1837- ) : Profiles of Notable Literary Works and the Historical Events That Influenced ThemSpanish and Portuguese literatures and their times : the Iberian peninsula
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