This title has tables giving years of rule and family relationships (in male line unless otherwise indicated) for the reigning families of the world, from Horus Aha, first pharoah of Egypt, to Abdallah, present king of Saudi Arabia.
This two-volume reference seeks to capture the ways in which the tenets and foundations of African American culture have given rise to today's society. Approaching the field from a "street level" perspective, these two volumes cover topics of universal interest in America: rap music, sports, television, cinema, racism, religion, literature, and much more.
The Encyclopedia features articles on subjects such as mound builders, reservations, cigar-store Indians, child rearing, powwows, boarding schools, museums and collectors, dreams, the occupation of Alcatraz, and the impact of American Indian civilizations on Europe and the world and contemporary topics like gambling, sports mascots, alcoholism, urban Indians, and the status of women.
From Albert Einstein to the Marx Brothers, this authoritative reference book provides 2000 biographies of men and women from different countries and cultures who have contributed to the thought as well as the action of the twentieth century.For anyone seeking clear and accurate information on the leading figures of this century, it is an essential work of reference.Biographies of 2,000 famous men and women of this centuryLeading figures from politics, religion, science, literature, medicine, cinema, sport, and many other fields of human activityWorldwide coverage, spanning all countries and culturesAuthoritative entries written in a clear and accessible styleUp-to-date and reliable informationIdeal for browsingAn essential work of reference