Snodgrass, Mary Ellen

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Women Warriors in History

A dazzling overview of women’s contributions to warfare, starting with archers from the Bronze Age. It’s sure to intrigue readers looking for both big-picture observations and small details about women’s triumphs and defeats on the battlefield.

Asian Women Artists: A Biographical Dictionary, 2700 BCE to Today

Providing a window into the many accomplishments of Asian artists over the centuries, this illuminating and useful resource is an important purchase for larger public libraries and academic institutions.

Coins and Currency: An Historical Encyclopedia

This readable resource will appeal to historians, travelers, and those interested in stories of rumored lost treasures, as well as to the obvious numismatic audience.

The Encyclopedia of World Folk Dance

An excellent introduction for anyone looking for information on world folk dance and its terminology.

American Women Speak: An Encyclopedia and Document Collection of Women's Oratory

An excellent option for libraries supporting high school or undergraduate students studying American history.

The Encyclopedia of World Ballet

This encyclopedia contributes significant information as a starting point in learning about the many facets of ballet and will be helpful to high school and college students doing research papers on the subject. Teens may enjoy it as a view on the terpsichorean world. Libraries should own a current dance encyclopedia, and this single volume with an international focus is an ideal choice. Also of interest is Zoe Anderson's The Ballet Lover's Companion.

World Clothing and Fashion: An Encyclopedia of History, Culture, and Social Influence

This work will be useful to students creating reports on cultures, geographies, costuming for theater, advertising, biographies of subjects such as Amelia Bloomer and Vera Wang, and clothing manufacturing.

World Food: An Encyclopedia of History, Culture, and Social Influence from Hunter-Gatherers to the Age of Globalization

This well-written, accessible work is an appropriate introductory resource for high school, undergraduate, and public library reference collections. Students will especially find it a useful starting point for projects and papers.

The Civil War Era and Reconstruction

Snodgrass (The Underground Railroad: An Encyclopedia of People, Places, and Operations) imparts a wealth of information beginning with essays titled "Politics and Government," "Economy, Business, and Industry," "Foreign Affairs," and "Family, Community, and Society...

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