Extra Servings "From the Reference Desk" 11/19/11

This menu of “Extra Servings” features resources from Sage, Greenwood, CQ Press, and EBSCO.

Encyclopedia of Lifestyle Medicine and Health

Available from Sage Reference, this 6-volume work attempts to “define the interdisciplinary field of lifestyle medicine by drawing content from such areas as cardiovascular health, lifestyle management and prevention, nutrition, environmental stress, obesity and weight management, exercise and sports psychology, pediatric fitness, public policy and health promotion, and more.”

 

U.S. Environmental Policy and Politics: A Documentary History

This single volume from CQ Pressshows readers the many ways throughout American history in which environmental concerns have intersected with issues of energy production and consumption, government regulation, private property rights, economic growth, and lifestyle choices.”

 

Handbook of International Rivalries, 1494–2010

In another single volume title CQ Press “examines the roughly 200 strategic rivalries—two states that view each other as threatening competitors to the point that they categorize their antagonists as enemies—that have been responsible for nearly 80 percent of the warfare of the past two hundred years.”

 

Anti-Immigration in the United States: A Historical Encyclopedia

Published by Greenwood Press in two volumes, this reference work attempts “to address American anti-immigration sentiment. Organized alphabetically, the encyclopedia covers major historical periods and relevant concepts, as well as discussions of various anti-immigration stances. Leading figures and groups in the anti-immigration movements of the past and present are also explored.

 

The Index to Printed Music  from EBSCO is an “online resource for finding individual pieces of music printed in standard scholarly editions, with over 425,000 index records of individual music works. This database has received support from the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.”

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