A comprehensive collection of subject encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, and reference handbooks. Also included are short reference videos and high-resolution images. Useful background information source.
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A comprehensive collection of scholarly encyclopedias and dictionaries published by Oxford University Press. A useful background information source for starting your research. Simultaneous user limit: 5.
"Providing an exhaustive and organized overview of Jewish life and knowledge from the Second Temple period to the contemporary State of Israel, from Rabbinic to modern Yiddish literature, from Kabbalah to "Americana" and from Zionism to the contribution of Jews to world cultures" [Publisher's description]
Covers all aspects of the Islamic world: religion, history, culture, people. The third edition is an entirely new work from the previous editions. Please note: Because this encyclopedia has gone through enormous changes during its time in publication, you'll need to make sure you correctly cite the edition you used. For help citing different editions, check out our citation guides.
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