The Statistical Abstract of the United States, published since 1878, is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States.
The entries in this encyclopedia range from succinct summaries of specific sites and the scientific aspects of archaeological enquiry to detailed discussions of archaeological concepts, theories and methods, and from investigations into the social, ethical and political dimensions of archaeological practice to biographies of leading archaeologists from throughout the world. The different forms of archaeology are explored, along with the techniques used for each and the challenges, concerns and issues that face archaeologists today.
This title presents important historical documents from influential figures in Native American history. It provides in-depth analysis of speeches, letters, legislation, court cases, and other sources about Native Americans throughout American history.
This encyclopedia explores how, for three centuries, the Vikings changed the political world of northern and western Europe. It covers how did they knew when to strike, their military strengths, their leaders, the impact of their raids, and is devoted specifically to the topic of conflict, invasions, and raids in the Viking Age. It features extracts of poetry and prose and provides cultural context in addition to an in-depth analysis of Viking military practices.