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Riggs, Thomas 1963-

Overview
Works: 117 works in 514 publications in 1 language and 26,591 library holdings
Genres: Bio-bibliography  Biography‡vDictionaries  Dictionaries  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Reference works  Encyclopedias  History  Juvenile works  Bio-bibliography‡vDictionaries 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other, Contributor
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Thomas Riggs
Contemporary theatre, film and television. a biographical guide featuring performers, directors, writers, producers, designers, managers, choreographers, technicians, composers, executives, dancers, and critics in the United States, Canada, Great Britain and the world by Contemporary( )

143 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 10,262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographical reference providing information on individuals active in the theatre, film, and television industries. Covers not only performers, directors, writers, and producers, but also behind-the-scenes specialists such as designers, managers, choreographers, technicians, composers, executives, dancers, and critics from the United States, Canada, Great Britain, and the world
Contemporary poets by Thomas Riggs( Book )

30 editions published between 1976 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

THE SEVENTH EDITION INCLUDES ENTRIES ON 787 POETS WHO WERE ALIVE AT THE BEGINNING OF OUR REVISION PROCESS
St. James guide to Black artists( Book )

6 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 1,199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Worldmark encyclopedia of religious practices( Book )

12 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides information on current religious practices around the world, with an emphasis on how religions impact the daily lives of their followers. Volume 1, Religions of the World, contains 20-to-25-page entries on 13 major religions, such as Christianity and Islam, and 3-to-5 page entries on 28 religious subgroups, such as Shi'ites or Baptists. Volumes 2 and 3 focus on the significant religions in 193 countries; entries range from 3-8 pages. The entries provide for easy access to information and encourage comparisons across different religions, religious groups, and countries. Standardized rubrics for entries include: founder, date of origin, major theologians and authors, history, leaders, number of followers, what is sacred, rituals, rites of passage, festivals and holidays, houses of worship and holy places, dietary practices, modes of dress, social aspects, cultural impact, political impact (in country entries), controversial issues, social justice, and degree of religious tolerance (in country entries).--From publisher description
Encyclopedia of major marketing campaigns( Book )

in English and held by 777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details on 500 U.S. marketing campaigns in the 20th century, each selected because of "its conceptual value or innovation ... the importance of the company or brand for which it was run; and its effectiveness in selling the advertised product or service."--Introduction, p. xxi
Reference guide to short fiction by Thomas Riggs( Book )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides critical coverage of 376 writers of short stories and novellas, most born after 1750, featuring biographical and bibliographic information, as well as brief critical essays on each author; and including over four hundred essays, each of which discusses a specific work of fiction
Reference guide to Holocaust literature by Thomas Riggs( Book )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides biographical and critical essays on 223 writers connected to or concerned with the Holocaust, as well as separate essays on 307 of their works
The Gale encyclopedia of multicultural America( )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

152 original essays on specific minority and ethnic groups in the U.S., with an emphasis on culture (religions, holidays, customs, language) in addition to information on historical background and settlement patterns. Ethnoreligious groups such as Jews, Chaldeans, and Amish are also covered. Each essay has a listing of organizations and research centers; names addresses and contact information for periodicals, radio and television stations; and a list of suggestions for further reading. Also featured is a general annotated bibliography with over 100 items regarding multiculturalism
St. James guide to Hispanic artists : profiles of Latino and Latin American artists by Thomas Riggs( Book )

9 editions published in 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arranged alphabetically from Eduardo Abela to Francisco Zuniga, this volume provides biographical and career information, as well as critical essays, on prominent Hispanic artists
Contemporary dramatists by James Vinson( Book )

9 editions published in 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This sixth edition of "Contemporary Dramatists" presents 450 of the most famous living playwrights in the English language. Entries include biographies, bibliographies and critical essays on the most-studied dramatists
The literature of propaganda( )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains 300 entries that explore literary works that deal with propaganda. The set includes a wide variety of genres and has an international scope. It explores the works of authors shaped by a variety of political, social, and economic movements, and places each work in its historical context. Each entry includes an overview of the work, historical context, primary themes and style, and critical discussion --
Book banning( Book )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Book Banning: Censorship Cannot Be Allowed in America; Banned Books Week Demonizes Concerned Parents and Silences Discourse; Parental Concerns About Book Content Should Not Be Dismissed; Book Challenges Bring Attention - and more Readers - to Many Great Books; Teens Need Bold Books; Parents Must Intervene to Protect Their Children from Offensive Material in Books; Homophobia Is at the Root of Some Christian Groups' Book-Banning Efforts; The ALA Pushes a Pro-Gay Agenda and Censors Opposing Views; Librarians Must Be Prepared to Defend Their Selection Criteria; Students Should Not Be Exposed to Books Containing Profanity and Sex; Books That Address Sexuality Help Teens Understand Their Own Experiences; Books That Deal with Violence and Bullying Can Help Teens Develop Empathy; Mein Kampf Should Be Published, not Banned; Hateful Texts Are Dangerous Even When Exposed as Propaganda; Expensive Libel Lawsuits Can Indirectly Lead to Censorship; The Financial Risks of Libel Suits Are Overs
Encyclopedia of major marketing campaigns( )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An annual publication that profiles important marketing campaigns of the 20th century
Are athletes good role models?( )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"At Issue: Are Athletes Good Role Models?: Books in this anthology series focus a wide range of viewpoints onto a single controversial issue, providing in-depth discussions by leading advocates, a quick grounding in the issues, and a challenge to critical thinking skills"--
The Gale encyclopedia of U.S. economic history by Thomas Riggs( )

6 editions published between 2015 and 2018 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This title presents vast era overviews, event and movement profiles, biographies, business and industry profiles, geographic profiles, and more
Reality TV( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Draws on eyewitness accounts, governmental views, scientific analysis, newspaper accounts, and other resources to present opposing viewpoints about the debate over reality television and its impact on American society
Reference guide to American literature by Jim Kamp( Book )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This reference presents biographical and bibliographical information on 590 American writers and critical essays on 138 literary works
The literature of war( )

10 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considers texts treating the diverse impacts of war on those who experience it, whether as soldiers or civilians, and examines the ways in which war is transformed through writing. Because the experience of war transcends geographical boundaries, genres, and specific conflicts, this book is organized thematically. The first volume highlights various approaches to war, from the theoretical to the experimental. The second volume considers texts centered on the experiences of those who encounter war, whether on the battlefield or the home front. The final volume explores a body of writing reflecting on the impacts of war on individuals, communities, cultures, and human values
Are players' unions good for professional sports leagues?( )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Are Players' Unions Good for Professional Sports Leagues?: Books in this anthology series focus a wide range of viewpoints onto a single controversial issue, providing in-depth discussions by leading advocates, a quick grounding in the issues, and a challenge to critical thinking skills"--
St. James encyclopedia of popular culture( )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The St. James Encyclopedia Of Popular Culture, 2nd ed., updates and augments the over ten-year-old first edition. It includes 3,036 signed essays (300 of them new), alphabetically arranged, and written or reviewed by subject experts and edited to form a consistent, readable, and straightforward reference. The entries cover topics and persons in major areas of popular culture: film; music; print culture; social life; sports; television and radio; and art and performance (which include theater, dance, stand-up comedy, and other live performance). The entries analyze each topic or person's significance in and relevance to American popular culture; in addition to basic factual information, readers will gain perspective on the cultural context in which the topic or person has importance
 
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Alternative Names
Riggs, Thomas J. 1963-

Languages
English (292)

Covers
Contemporary poetsSt. James guide to Black artistsWorldmark encyclopedia of religious practicesEncyclopedia of major marketing campaignsReference guide to short fictionReference guide to Holocaust literatureSt. James guide to Hispanic artists : profiles of Latino and Latin American artistsContemporary dramatists