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Pendergast, Sara

Overview
Works: 136 works in 508 publications in 1 language and 18,295 library holdings
Genres: History  Reference works  Encyclopedias  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Biography  Biography‚Ä°vDictionaries  Dictionaries  Miscellanea  Sources 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other
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Most widely held works by Sara Pendergast
Contemporary Black biography. profiles from the international Black community by Gale (Firm)( )

27 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 1,927 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides informative biographical profiles of the important and influential persons of African American and/or black heritage. Covers persons of various nationalities in a wide variety of fields, including architecture, art, business, dance, education, fashion, film, industry, journalism, law, literature, medicine, music, politics and government, publishing, religion, science and technology, social issues, sports, television, theater, and others
St. James encyclopedia of popular culture by Sara Pendergast( Book )

23 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 1,611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains over 2,700 alphabetically arranged essays that provide information on various elements of popular culture in the United States during the twentieth century, covering the major areas of film, music, print culture, social life, sports, television and radio, and art and performance. Includes time frame, category, and title indexes
Fashion, costume, and culture : clothing, headwear, body decorations, and footwear through the ages by Sara Pendergast( Book )

26 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This set provides facts and information about the cultural, religious and social implications of human decoration and adornment throughout history, with a particular emphasis on the decades of the 20th century. In 500 entries, detailed information about clothing, hairstyles, tattoos, jewelry, body piercing, feet binding and other types of fashion or style is examined. Additionally, entries explain the fashion or style within the context of the traditions, customs, rituals or practices it relates to, as well as its significance to society or culture. Entries follow a standardized format to ensure that students can easily do comparisons. Arranged chronologically, each era, century or decade begins with a short synopsis of the historical highlights. With further division of the information by region, similar nations, countries and cultures are presented together and include an overview broken up with numerous subheads leading students directly to the information they need. For additional ease-of-use, information on specific fashion items and the country or culture that used them is divided into four main topics areas including: Clothing, Footwear, Hairstyles and headgear, Body decoration
Contemporary artists( Book )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arranged alphabetically from Magdalena Abakanowicz to Tadaaki Kuwayama, this volume provides a biography of the artist, a selected list of exhibitions, a list of public collections that include work by the artist, and more
International dictionary of films and filmmakers( Book )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains over two thousand entries, arranged alphabetically within four volumes, that provide information about significant films, actors and actresses, directors, and writers and production artists in North American, British, and West European cinematic history. Includes photographs and indexes
Gay & lesbian literature( Book )

in English and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographical, bibliographical, and critical information on more than four hundred authors who have figured prominently in gay and lesbian literature and culture since 1900
Reference guide to world literature( Book )

8 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers writers from the ancient Greeks to 20th-century authors. Includes biographical-bibliographical entries on nearly 500 writers and approximately 550 entries focusing on significant works of world literature. Each author entry provides a detailed overview of the writer's life and works. Work entries cover a particular piece of world literature in detail
Bowling, beatniks, and bell-bottoms : pop culture of 20th-century America by Sara Pendergast( Book )

22 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the enduring products, innovative trends, and fun fads of the past ten decades. In 5 volumes
Contemporary designers by Sara Pendergast( Book )

15 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume offers an insight into the lives and works of the most influential designers of this era in one complete guide. Some of the designers included are Kenji Ejuan, frogdesign, Sori Yanagi and Herman Zapf
Worldmark encyclopedia of national economies( )

11 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides readers with a thorough understanding of the current and historical economic development of foreign nations. Arranged by country within broad geographic regions, this title provides accurate, in-depth analysis of each country's economic environment, reliable statistics on the country's current economic conditions, trends, and key demographics of the nation's citizens. The 198 entries employ consistent organization allowing users to easily locate, compare, and contrast data from one country to the next. Includes a glossary of terms, index, maps, charts, and graphs
Encyclopedia of the Victorian era( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains 627 alphabetically arranged essays that examine significant people, places, and events in the social, political, and intellectual history of Great Britain during the sixty-four-year reign of Queen Victoria, from 1837 to 1901
U-X-L graphic novelists by Tom Pendergast( Book )

15 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles seventy-five authors, writing teams, and illustrators of graphic novels, and features an introduction to the genre, discussion of manga, brief accounts of graphic novel publishers, a glossary, and photographs
Constitutional amendments : from freedom of speech to flag burning by Tom Pendergast( Book )

11 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides discussion and explanation of the process by which the Constitution of the United States has been amended and expanded in response to changes in American society
Contemporary Black biography. profiles from the international Black community( )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides informative biographical profiles of the important and influential persons of African American and/or black heritage. Covers persons of various nationalities in a wide variety of fields, including architecture, art, business, dance, education, fashion, film, industry, journalism, law, literature, medicine, music, politics and government, publishing, religion, science and technology, social issues, sports, television, theater, and others
St. James guide to children's writers( Book )

7 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

St. James guide to young adult writers( Book )

10 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains alphabetically arranged entries that provide biographical, bibliographical, and critical information on approximately five hundred authors of fiction, poetry, and drama for young adults published in the English language
The Middle East conflict reference library : Reference Library by Tom Pendergast( )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents political, demographic, and economic facts about the Middle Eastern countries; describes the religious roots of conflict; introduces historical developments from the Ottoman Empire to the present day; profiles twenty-six prominent figures; and includes primary sources focused primarily on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Westward expansion : biographies by Tom Pendergast( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents brief biographies of significant figures in the westward expansion of the United States
U X L American decades by Tom Pendergast( Book )

6 editions published in 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a broad overview of the major events and people that helped to shape American society throughout the twentieth century and the first decade of the twenty-first century. Each volume in this 11-volume set chronicles a single decade
World War I almanac by Tom Pendergast( Book )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the war in chapters geared toward offering an understanding of a single element of the conflict, with numerous sidebars highlighting interesting individuals and fascinating facts
 
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St. James encyclopedia of popular culture
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St. James encyclopedia of popular cultureFashion, costume, and culture : clothing, headwear, body decorations, and footwear through the agesContemporary artistsInternational dictionary of films and filmmakersGay & lesbian literatureReference guide to world literatureBowling, beatniks, and bell-bottoms : pop culture of 20th-century AmericaContemporary designers
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English (231)