DICTIONARIES / ENCYCLOPEDIAS
Kenneth J. Panton
Historical Dictionary of the British Empire
For much of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, Britain was the dominant world power, its strength based in large part on its command of an Empire that, in the years immediately after World War I, encompassed almost one-quarter of the earth s land surface and one-fifth of its population.
James Wyatt Cook
Encyclopedia Of Renaissance Literature (Encyclopedia of World Literature)
Providing a wealth of information, this A-to-Z encyclopedia is a comprehensive one-volume reference to the literary works, writers, and concepts of the Renaissance. Spanning the years from approximately 1500 to 1660 CE, this guide examines the history and development of literature as it flourished around the world during this period.
Joseph M. Kadans
Encyclopedia of Medicinal Herbs, with the Herb-O-Matic Locator Index
The Herb-0-Matic lists all con^mon names for each herb, so you can find a herb in the book no matter which name you know it by. Then the Herb-O-Matic guides you to the page containing complete information about each herb, including directions for preparing it into a soothing poultice, healthful tonic, ointment or tea.
Packed into this book are hundreds of herbs for treating scores of common and uncommon ailments.
The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Global Medieval Life and Culture [3 volumes]
The period we know as the Middle Ages, roughly the years 400–1400, saw the formation of ideas and institutions that mark modern societies. Developments as disparate as the foundation of Islam and the emergence of the middle class occurred during this pivotal millennium. Although historical study of the Middle Ages has traditionally focused on Western Europe, modern historians recognize the complex global nature of this era.
Llewellyn’s Complete Dictionary of Dreams: Over 1,000 Dream Symbols and Their Universal Meanings
When it comes to dreams, we often need help making sense of the mystery. Llewellyn’s Complete Dictionary of Dreams is designed to offer that help in a simple and concise structure, using language that speaks directly to the dreamer.
With more than 1,000 distinct terms, this book presents prominent dream symbols along with a clear and simple universal meanings to assist you in your personal dream interpretation.