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"photographs, audio sound bytes, graphics and text spanning over 160 years of history....over one million photographs dating back to 1826 and as current as a few moments ago. Tens of thousands of graphics, more than 4,500 hours of audio files dating from the 1920's, and news stories and headlines dating from 1997."
"illustrates nineteenth and early twentieth century Chinese immigration to California through about 8,000 images and pages of primary source materials. Included are photographs, original art, cartoons and other illustrations; letters, excerpts from diaries, business records, and legal documents; as well as pamphlets, broadsides, speeches, sheet music, and other printed matter. These documents describe the experiences of Chinese immigrants in California, including the nature of inter-ethnic tensions. They also document the specific contributions of Chinese immigrants to commerce and business, architecture and art, agriculture and other industries, and cultural and social life in California." See also Chinese and Japanese in the United States: 1910 (U.S. Census)
"Essays by subject experts treat concepts and doctrines, policymaking, commerce and science, human rights and arms control, with specific articles on topics ranging from anti-imperialism to environmental diplomacy, from refugee policies to terrorism and countermeasures. Also includes a chronology."
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- BP 40.E525 2004
This title looks at Islam's role in the modern world, doing so in the context of the religion's history and development over the last 13 centuries. Containing thematic articles, biographies of key figures, definitions, illustrations, maps and more, this new encyclopedia fills a need in this key area of religious studies.
Keesing's Contemporary Archives/Record of World Events (1931+)
provides weekly summaries of world events, drawn from newspapers, wire services, and other information sources. The issues from 1983 forward are monthly summaries. Includes the texts of speeches and documents.
Rulers & Governments of the World
Call Number: Reference D 11.5.R67 1977
- Earliest times to 1975, in three volumes
- arranged by country, territory, ecclesiastical see, dynasty, peoples, and hordes in one alphabetical sequence, irrespective of time and place
- identifies rulers, heads of state, regents, prime ministers, cabinets, governors, commissioners, etc.