Arab American Reference Library
Arab American Reference Library by Uxl
Arab American Reference Library Author: Uxl
Title: Arab American Reference Library
ISBN: 078762957X
ISBN13: 978-0787629571
Other Formats: azw doc mbr lrf
Pages: -
Publisher: UXL; 1 edition (December 3, 1999)
Language: English
Category: History
Size PDF version: 1527 kb
Size EPUB version: 1780 kb
Subcategory: Americas



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The "Arab American Reference Library" offers your students a compact yet comprehensive source that is vast in scope and represents a wide range of documents in a consistent format. Nowhere else will your students find essays, definitions, timelines, biographies, images, statistics, primary documents and more in just four handy volumes.

Divided into 19 diverse subject chapters covering everything from work and money, education, family, religion and language to political involvement and performing arts, the "Encyclopedia" offers definitions, charts, boxed sidebars and other facts and analyses that cross every curriculum area. Look for 75 photos, a chronology, a "Words to Know" section, and name and subject index.

"Arab American Biography" offers 3- to 5-page biographical sketches on 75 noteworthy individuals of Arab American heritage, from early pioneers to today's movers and shakers. F. Murray Abraham, George Addes, Michael De Bakey, Doug Flutie, Kahlil Gibran, Norma Kamali, Kathy Najimy, Donna Shalala and Marlo Thomas are just a few of the individuals featured. Student-friendly features include 120 photographs; a "Words to Know" section; a chronology; a further reading list; and index access by name and general subject, ethnicity and field of endeavor.

"Arab American Voices" allows your students to study 27 full or excerpted speeches, diary entries, newspaper accounts, novels, poems, memoirs and other primary source material by and about Arab Americans. Excerpts are grouped in broad subject categories so students can compare and contrast viewpoints. Special features include: "Things to Remember While Reading," "What Happened Next," "Report Topics," "Did You Know," termdefinitions, 60 photographs and much more.

For table of contents, sample pages or other volume specific information see the entry for the "Encyclopedia, Biography" or" Voices."