This can be measured by comparing this encyclopedia
both to one published in 1968 and a 2012 "handbook.
Britannica's last print edition will be the 2010 edition, which has seen only 8,000 sets sold.
Readers should be forewarned, though, that the encyclopedia
is not as comprehensive as may be expected.
Established in March 1983, the Center for the Great Islamic Encyclopedia
(CGIE) is a scientific and research institute for compiling and publishing general and special encyclopedias
about all aspects and dimensions of human culture and civilization, specially Islamic and Iranian culture and civilization.
was also discussed at a debate in Skopje on Thursday, at which historian Vlado Popovski, adviser to the prime minister, argued that inexperienced authors wrote parts of the encyclopedia
Many would object to these definitions, as Taylor admits, but he was faced with the problem of finding working definitions for the encyclopedia
As with Black Women in America: An Historical Encyclopedia
, which was first published in 1993 (Carlson Publishing, Inc.
grows and evolves on a moment-by-moment basis.
And yet, a well-prepared, rigourous encyclopedia
is an invaluable learning resource and reference compendium that can command immense loyalty from its users.
If you look him up in the Stanford Encyclopedia
of Philosophy (http://plato.
of new media: An essential reference to communication and technology.
While an encyclopedia
is a tertiary source (and therefore often overlooked by scholars), it is important to give it due respect as an excellent starting point for novices in the search for information.
The volume offers a comprehensive and sustained examination of a particular literary genre--the encyclopedia
of science and philosophy--as developed in medieval Hebrew literature.
Greenwood Press and Hans Ostrom may have rushed a bit to bring out A Langston Hughes Encyclopedia
in time for these grand centennial celebrations.
Some five years ago, when Mike Gonzalez, Ana Lopez and I were beginning work on what is about to be the Routledge Encyclopedia
of Contemporary Latin American and Caribbean Cultures, we invited a noted scholar of the circum-Caribbean to join us as a consultant editor.