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Christensen, Karen 1957-

Overview
Works: 43 works in 249 publications in 3 languages and 9,365 library holdings
Genres: Encyclopedias  Reference works  Dictionaries  Pictorial works  Illustrated works  History  Juvenile works  Fiction  Terminology 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Speaker, Author of introduction, Redactor
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Karen Christensen
Encyclopedia of world sport : from ancient times to the present by David Levinson( Book )

49 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 2,804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A historical and cross-cultural survey of mainstream and lesser-known sports
Encyclopedia of modern Asia by David Levinson( Book )

14 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Intended for students and non-specialists, this six-volume set does an outstanding job of covering all aspects of modern Asia (economics, religion, technology, politics, education, the arts, environmental issues, international relations, and scientific advances). Recognizing that there is not one Asian culture but many, the editors have been careful to stress both the interrelatedness and the tremendous variance of traditions. The set is equally useful for those researching common themes across Asian culture and those examining a particular country. Well illustrated and carefully indexed, the set is highly recommended for all public and academic libraries."--"The Best of the Best Reference Sources," American Libraries, May 2003
Encyclopedia of community : from the village to the virtual world( Book )

36 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,088 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This encyclopedia is a welcome exploration of the great variety of social networks that human beings create and participate in. Interdisciplinary in scope, the set includes contributions from some of the foremost scholars studying community today. Appendixes include an extensive bibliography, a collection of resources guides, an annotated guide to "Community in Popular Culture," and "Libraries Build Community," a guide for librarians."--"The Top 20 Reference Titles of the Year," American Libraries, May 2004
International encyclopedia of women and sports( Book )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 1,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"No other encyclopedia covers the world of women in international sports with such depth, currency, and detail. This three-volume, illustrated reference set provides articles on all aspects of the history and the current state of women's sports. Included are more than 230 biographies, 170 individual and group sports, and 75 country profiles, plus examinations of cultural, societal, health, and ethical issues."--"Outstanding Reference Sources," American Libraries, May 2001
Global perspectives on the United States : a nation by nation survey( Book )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Worldviews of the U.S. have changed over time, particularly since 9/11 and the war in Iraq. Levinson and Christensen and a worldwide editorial board provide insight into the views of and perspectives on the U.S. and its government, people, policies, and culture. Although the editors had hoped to determine these perspectives based on key historical events such as the American Revolution, World Wars I and II, and the founding of the UN, they discovered that most nations form opinions of the U.S. by answering two questions--What has the U.S. done for or to us lately? and What may the U.S. do for or to us in the future? To answer these questions, more than 100 experts analyzed public statements, editorials and articles in the media, books, organizational reports, and their own observations and experiences to compile each nation's article. When the above resources were not available, surveys and interviews were used. The articles are based on opinions, whether of government officials, writers, or the people of a nation. Some 140 articles represent many countries and regions in the world, including Afghanistan, the Caribbean, Iran, Iraq, Madagascar, and Zimbabwe. Each article is written in a standardized format to include the following: an introduction, a statistical profile, "History of Relations with the United States," "Perspectives on the United States," and further reading (including many Internet resources). Sidebars are scattered throughout the two volumes and provide biographies of important authors and journalists whose writings influenced their fellow citizens, biographies of U.S. political figures, pivotal events and documents in world history, and excerpts from primary texts. A list of entries, an index, a world map, general sources of information, and a chronology of key world events influencing views of the U.S. are also included. - Publisher
Berkshire encyclopedia of world sport by David Levinson( Book )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Covers the whole world of sport, from major professional sports and sporting events to community and youth sport, as well as the business of sports and key social issues"--Provided by publisher
Heart of the community : the libraries we love : treasured libraries of the United States and Canada( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gift from the Friends of the Buda Library
The global village companion : an A to Z guide to understanding current world affairs by David Levinson( Book )

7 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Global Village Companion will help readers understand how new and developing influences around the world are affecting the way we live and work, as well as our political and economic situations." "With more than 400 general entries that describe over 1,000 terms, The Global Village Companion covers several related topics within a single entry. In addition to individual definitions, the historical context and global significance of included phrases are also covered. Extensive cross-referencing, a detailed subject index, a bibliography, appendix, and maps help readers explore and uncover connections between related ideas."--Jacket
Home ecology : simple and practical ways to green your home by Karen Christensen( Book )

8 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers advice on how individuals can make changes in their homes and daily routines that will benefit the Earth's ecology, discussing food, shopping, recycling, energy use, transportation, water, gardening, and other topics
China gold : China's quest for global power and Olympic glory by Marcy: Editor Christensen, Rachel: Project Coordinator Ross( Book )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On ba yue ba hao ba dian ling ba fen, the auspicious 8th day of the 8th month of 2008 at 8.08 pm, China stepped onto the world stage as the nation most likely to shape the 21st century. What an opportunity for millions of people around the world--sports f
Encyclopedia of Modern Asia by David Levinson( )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Berkshire encyclopedia of world sport( )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Covers the whole world of sport, from major professional sports and sporting events to community and youth sport, as well as the business of sports and key social issues"--Provided by publisher
Women and leadership : history, theories, and case studies( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Countries with female leaders in 2016 include Argentina, Brazil, South Korea, Taiwan, Germany, and Poland, and the front-running Democratic Party candidate for the US presidential nomination in 2008 and 2016 was a woman. Debates about leadership styles, about whether the world would be a better place if women were in charge, and about whether women should always support women candidates are increasingly loud. This compact volume, edited by George R. Goethals and Crystal L. Hoyt of the Jepson School of Leadership Studies at the University of Richmond, provides valuable research by experts on leadership theory as well as women's history. It has been designed to help students and citizens who want a more nuanced explanation of what we know about women as leaders - and about how they have led in different fields, in different parts of the world, and in past centuries. It includes twenty-five biographies of women leaders in many domains, not only politics but education, fashion, sports, and social and environmental movements."--Publisher's website
The armchair environmentalist : 3 minute-a-day action plan to save the world by Karen Christensen( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and French and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Berkshire encyclopedia of world sport( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Covers the whole world of sport, from major professional sports and sporting events to community and youth sport, as well as the business of sports and key social issues"--Provided by publisher
Eco living : a handbook for the 21st century by Karen Christensen( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rachel's roses by Karen Christensen( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and Japanese and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The green home : how to make your world a better place by Karen Christensen( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

International encyclopedia of women and sports( Book )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"No other encyclopedia covers the world of women in international sports with such depth, currency, and detail. This three-volume, illustrated reference set provides articles on all aspects of the history and the current state of women's sports. Included are more than 230 biographies, 170 individual and group sports, and 75 country profiles, plus examinations of cultural, societal, health, and ethical issues."--"Outstanding Reference Sources," American Libraries, May 2001
La maison écologique : astuces et conseils pour vivre mieux by Karen Christensen( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in French and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un livre pratique qui invite à ouvrir sa porte à l'écologie, à éviter le gaspillage et à favoriser le recyclage à la maison, d'abord
 
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Encyclopedia of world sport : from ancient times to the present
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Encyclopedia of modern AsiaEncyclopedia of community : from the village to the virtual worldInternational encyclopedia of women and sportsGlobal perspectives on the United States : a nation by nation surveyBerkshire encyclopedia of world sportHeart of the community : the libraries we love : treasured libraries of the United States and CanadaThe global village companion : an A to Z guide to understanding current world affairsHome ecology : simple and practical ways to green your home
Alternative Names
크리스텐슨, 캐런 1957-

クリステンセン, カレン

Languages
English (195)

French (4)

Japanese (1)