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Government, Politics & Law for Academics contains more than 80 million pages of content across 80,000 titles and 195,000 volumes and more than 2,400 periodicals. Also contains the Congressional Record bound volumes in entirety, complete coverage of the United State Supreme Court cases back to 1754, constitutions for every country in the world, classic books from the 18th & 19th centuries, all United States Treaties, the Federal Register and Code of Federal Regulations from inception, collections devoted to timely subjects like religion and international relations, etc.
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With over 10,000 entries, the Oxford Dictionary of Music (previously the Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music) offers broad coverage of a wide range of musical categories spanning many eras, including composers, librettists, singers, orchestras, important ballets and operas, and musical instruments and their history.
Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law brings together all essential legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world, including every statute passed by every colony and state on slavery, every federal statute dealing with slavery, and all reported state and federal cases on slavery, including ones from the 20th century, because long after slavery was ended, there were still court cases based on issues emanating from slavery.
New online-only edition is a partial revision focusing on living composers and their music, and adds some terms, works, and cross-references to the original text. Bibliographies have also been substantially revised and updated. Covers current research in and approaches to music, including analysis, theory, ethnomusicology, and performance practice. All varieties of musical forms are covered, including jazz, popular music, and dance