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General Anthropology and Social Science
Encyclopedias and Dictionaries

A Dictionary of Anthropology
By David Davies.
London: Muller, 1972.
GN11.D3 Reference

Anthropological Glossary
By Roger Pearson. Original ed.
Malabar, FL: R.E. Krieger Pub. Co., 1985.
GN11.P431 1985 Reference

The Blackwell Companion to Major Contemporary Social Theorists
Edited by George Ritzer.
Maldem, Mass.: Oxford: Blackwell, 2003.
HM478.B583 2003 Reference

Companion Encyclopedia of Anthropology KEY
Edited by Tim Ingold.
London; New York: Routledge, 1994. Routledge reference
GN25.C65 1994 Reference

Dictionnaire des ethnologues et des anthropologues
Gerald Gaillard. Masson, Paris: Armand Colin 1997.
Cet ouvrage offre une reponse a toutes ces questions a travers les biographies des grandes figures de l'ethnologie et de l'anthropologie, classees par ecole et traditions nationales, introduites par un expose d'histoire institutionnelle et des considerations epistemologiques.
GN20 G35 1997 Reference

Dictionary of Anthropology
By Charlotte Seymour-Smith.
Boston, MA: G.K. Hall, 1986.
GN11.D481 1986 Reference

Dictionary of Anthropology
By Charles Winick.
New York, NY: Greenwood Press [c1958]
GN11.W5 1969 Reference

Dictionary of Multicultural Psychology
by Lena E. Hall
Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2005
GN502.H336 2005 Reference

Dictionary of Race, Ethnicity and Culture
Edited by Guido Bolaffi et al.
London; Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, 2003.
GN495.6.D53 2003 Reference

Dictionary of the Social Sciences
Edited by Craig Calhoun.
New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2002.
H41.D53 2002 Reference

Don't Do It! A Dictionary of the Forbidden
Philip Thody. St. Martin's Press: New York. 1997.
Includes five sections with definitions of forbidden Actions, 'don't do it, be it, or indulge in it!', Nourishment, 'don't eat or drink it!', Words and Themes, 'don't say it and don't talk about it!', Ideas, books, and pictures, 'don't think it, write about it, paint it, print it, or show it!', Signs, 'don't make yourself look like that!'. Includes an introduction and conclusion regarding the nature of the forbidden.
GN494.T48 1997 Reference

Encyclopedia of Anthropology
Edited by David E. Hunter and Phillip Whitten.
New York, NY: Harper & Row, c1976.
GN11.E521 Reference

Encyclopedia of Modern Ethnic Conflicts
Edited by Joseph R. Rudolph, Jr.
Westport Conn: Greenwood Press, 2003.
GN496.E56 2003 Reference

Encyclopedia of Race and Ethnic Studies
Edited by Ellis Cashmore.
London; New York: Routledge, 2004.
GN495.6.C37 2003 Reference

Encyclopedia of Religious Rites, Rituals, and Festivals
Edited by Frank A. Salamone.
New York: Routledge, 2004.
BL31.E47 2004 Reference

Encyclopaedia of the Social Sciences
Edited by Edwin R.A. Seligman and Alvin Johnson.
New York, NY: Macmillan Co., 1959, c1930-34.
H41.E6 Indexes and Encyclopedias

Encyclopedia of World Cultures KEY
Edited by David Levinson.
Boston, MA: G.K. Hall, 1991.
GN550.E53 1991 Indexes and Encyclopedias

Indigenous Peoples and environmental issues: an encyclopedia
by Bruce E. Johansen
Westport, CT: Praeger, 2003.
GF50.J65 2003 Reference

International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences KEY, UCB Only
Edited by Neil J. Smelser and Paul B. Baltes. Vol. 26. 1st ed.
Oxford: Elsevier Science Ltd., 2001.
H41.I58 2001 v.26 Indexes and Encyclopedias

International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences
Edited by David L. Sills.
New York, NY: Macmillan Co., 1968-c1991.
H40.A2.I5 Indexes and Encyclopedias

Landscape encyclopaedia: a reference guide to the historic landscape
by Richard Muir
Bollington, Chesire: Windgather, 2004.
DA600.M85 2004

Shamanism: an encycolpedia of world beliefs, practices, and culture
edited by Mariko Namba Walter and Eva Jane Neumann Fridman
Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2004.
A guide to worldwide shamanism and shamanistic practices, emphasizing historical and current cultural adaptations.
Table of Contents
GN475.8.s445 2004 Reference

The Social Science Encyclopedia
Edited by Adam Kuper and Jessica Kuper. 3td ed.
London; New York: Routledge, 2004.
H41.S63.2004 Reference

Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life
Edited by Timothy L.Gall.
Detroit, MI: Gale, 1998.
GN333.W67 1998 Indexes and Encyclopedias

Zapotec-English/English-Zapotec (Isthmus) Concise Dictionary
By A. Scott Britton.
New York: Hippocrene Books, 2003.
PM4548.Z5.B75 2003 Reference


Archaeology Encyclopedias and Dictionaries

A Dictionary of Archaeology
Edited by Ian Shaw and Robert Jameson.
Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, 1999.
CC70.D53 1999 Reference

A Dictionary of Terms and Techniques in Archaeology
By Sara Champion.
New York, NY: Facts on File, 1980.
CC70.C48 1980b Reference

A Thesaurus of British Archaeology
By Lesley Adkins & Roy A. Adkins.
Newton Abbot, London: David & Charles; Totowa, NJ: Barnes & Noble, 1982.
Hum/Area DA90.A6 1982 Reference

An Illustrated Dictionary of the Gods and Symbols of Ancient Mexico and the Maya
Edited by Mary Ellen Miller.
New York, NY: Thames and Hudson Publishers, 1997.
F1435.R3 M55 1997 Reference

Archaeological Guide and Glossary
By James Stewart.
Kendal: Titus Wilson and Sons Ltd., 1958.
CC70.S74 Reference

Archaeology at the Millennium: A Sourcebook
Edited by Gary M. Feinman and T. Douglas Price.
New York, NY: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, 2001.
CC165.A63 2001 Reference

Archaeology of Ancient Mexico and Central America: An Encyclopedia
Edited by Susan Toby Evans and David L. Webster.
New York: Garland Pub., 2001.
F1218.6.A731 2001 Reference

Dictionary of Archaeology
By Warwick Bray and David Trump.
London: Allen Lane The Penguin Press, 1970.
CC70.B7 1970 Reference

Dictionary of Concepts in Archaeology
By Molly Raymond Mignon.
Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1993.
Reference sources for the social sciences and humanities, no. 13.
CC70.M45 1993 Reference

Dictionary of Geological Terms
Edited by R. Bates and J. Jackson.
New York, NY: Anchor Books/Doubleday, 1984.
QE5.D55 1984 Reference

Elsevier's Dictionary of Archaeological Materials and Archaeometry
By Z. Goffer.
New York, NY: Elsevier, 1996.
In English with translations of terms in German, Spanish, French, Italian and Portuguese.
CC70.G64 1996 Reference

Encyclopedia of Archaeology
Edited by Deborah M. Pearsall.
San Diego, California: Elsevier Academic Press, c2008.
CC70.E54.2008 Reference

Encyclopedia of Archaeology: History and Discoveries
Edited by Tim Murray.
3 vol. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2001.
CC100.E54 2001 Reference

Encyclopedia of Historical Archaeology
Edited by Charles E. Orser, Jr.
London; New York, NY: Routledge, 2002.
CC77.H5.E53 2002 Reference

Encyclopedia of Prehistory, Vol. 5: Middle America
Edited by Peter N. Peregrine and Melvin Ember.
GN710.E53 2001 v.5 Reference

English-Norwegian -- Norweigian-English Dictionary of Archaeology
By Elizabeth S. Seeberg.
Printed by Otto Falch Hurtigtrykkeria A/S, 1988.
CC70.S43 1988 Reference

The Ethnopolitical encyclopaedia of Europe
Edited by Karl Cordell and Stefan Wolff.
Basingstoke, Hampshire, New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.
GN492.E86 2004 Reference

Handbook of Archaeological Sciences
Edited by D.R. Brothwell and A.M. Pollard.
New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2001.
CC75.H34 2001 Reference

Historical Dictionary of North American Archaeology
Edited by Edward B. Jelks and Juliet C. Jelks.
New York, NY: Greenwood Press, 1988.
E77.9.H571 1988 Reference

Larousse Encyclopedia of Archaeology
Edited by Gilbert Charles-Picard, translated by Anne Ward.
New York, NY: Putnam's Sons, 1972.
CC70.L3 Reference

Terms Used in Archaeology: A Short Dictionary
By Christopher Trent.
London: Pheonix House, 1959.
CC70.T7 Reference

The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Archaeology KEY
Edited by Andrew Sherratt.
New York, NY: Crown Publishers/Cambridge University Press, 1980.
CC165.C3 1980 Reference

The Concise Encyclopedia of Archaeology
By Timothy Darvill.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002
CC70.C37 2002 Reference

The Concise Encyclopedia of Archaeology
Edited by Leonard Cottrell. 2nd ed.
New York, NY: Hawthorn books, Inc., 1971.
CC70.C6 1970 Reference

The Facts on File Dictionary of Archaeology
Edited by Ruth D. Whitehouse.
New York, NY: Facts on File, 1983.
CC70.F32 1988 Reference

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Archaeology
Edited by Glyn Daniel.
New York, NY: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1977.
CC70.I44 Reference

The Oxford Companion to Archaeology KEY
Edited by Brian M. Fagan et. al.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996.
CC70.O96 1996 Reference

The Oxford Illustrated Prehistory of Europe
Edited by Barry Cunliffe.
Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 1994.
GN803.O94 1994

Rock art glossary: a multilingual dictionary
edited by Robert G. Bednarik, et al.
Turnhout: Brepols, 2003.
This dictionary comprises seven sections in seven languages, each listing the same terms alphabetically. It contains also a table interlinking all of these languages, listing all terms explained.
Table of Contents
GN799.P4.R627 2003

The Routledge Dictionary of Anthropologists
Dictionnnaire des ethnologues et des anthropologues
By Gerald Gaillard.
London, New York: Routledge, 2004.
GN20.G3513 2004 Reference.


Physical Anthropology Encyclopedias and Dictionaries

A Guide to Careers in Physical Anthropology
Edited by Alan. S. Ryan.
Westport, CT: Bergin & Garvey, 2002.
GN62. G85 2002 Reference

Dictionary of Concepts in Physical Anthropology
By Joan C. Stevenson.
New York : Greenwood Press, 1991.
Reference sources for the social sciences and humanities, no. 10
GN50.3.S74 1991 Reference

Encyclopedia of Human Evolution and Prehistory
Edited by Ian Tattersall, Eric Delson, John Van Couvering, and Alison S. Brooks. 2nd ed.
New York, NY: Garland Publishing, 2000.
Garland reference library of the humanities, vol. 1845.
GN281.E53 2000 Reference

History of Physical Anthropology: An Encyclopedia
Edited by Frank Spencer. Vol. I-II.
New York, NY: Garland Publishing, Inc., 1997.
GN50.3.H57 1997 Reference

The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Human Evolution
Edited by S. Jones, R. Martin, and D. Pilbeam.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1992.
GN281.C345 1992 Reference

The Encyclopedia of Evolution: Humanity's Search for its Origins
By Richard Milner.
New York, NY: Facts on File, c1990.
QE711.2.M53 1990 Reference


Socio-Cultural Anthropology Encyclopedias and Dictionaries

An Illustrated Dictionary of the Gods and Symbols of Ancient Mexico and the Maya
Edited by Mary Ellen Miller.
New York, NY: Thames and Hudson Publishers, 1997.
F1435.R3 M55 1997 Reference

The Ancient Americans: A Reference Guide to the Art, Culture, and History of Pre-Columbian North and South America
Edited by Juan Schobinger, translated by Carys Evans-Corrales.
Armonk, NY: Sharpe Reference, 2001.
E59.P42.S3613 2001 Reference

Biographical Dictionary of Social and Cultural Anthropology
Edited by Vered Amit.
London, New York: Routledge, 2004
GN20.B56 2004

Dictionary of Concepts in Cultural Anthropology
By Robert H. Winthrop.
New York, NY: Greenwood Press, 1991.
Reference sources for the social sciences and humanities, no. 11
Info Center GN307.W56 1991

Encyclopedia of Contemporary American Culture
Edited by Gary W. McDonogh, Robert Gregg, and Cindy H. Wong.
London; New York, NY: Routledge, 2001.
E169.12.E49 2001 Reference
DREF E169.12.E49 2001

Encyclopedia of Contemporary Latin American and Caribbean Cultures
Edited by Daniel Balderston, Mike Gonzalez and Ana M. Lopez.
London; New York: Routledge, 2000. Vol. 1-3.
F1406.E515 2000 Reference

Encyclopedia of Medical Anthropology: Health and Illness in the World's Cultures
Edited by Carol R. Ember and Melvin Ember.
New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, 2 vol, 2004.
RA418.E354 2004 Reference

Encyclopaedia of the Southeast Asian Ethnography:
Communities and Tribes

Edited by N.S. Bisht, T.S. Bankoti.
Deli: Global Vision, 2004, 2 vol.
DS523.3.E53, 2004 Reference

Encyclopedia of the Stateless Nations: Ethnic and National Groups Around the World
By James Minahan.
Westport, Conn: Greenwood Press, 2002
D860.M56 2002 Reference

Encyclopedia of Cultural Anthropology
By Melvyn Ember. 1st ed.
New York, NY: Henry and Holt, 1996. Vol. 1-4.
GN307.E52 1996 Indexes and Encyclopedias

Encyclopedia of Death and Dying
Edited by Glennys Howarth aand Oliver Leaman.
London: Routledge, 2001.
HQ1073.E543 2001 Reference

Encyclopaedia of the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine in Non-Western Cultures
Edited by Helaine Selin.
Dordrecht; Boston: Kulwer Academic, c1997.
Q124.8.E53 1997 Reference

The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Folklore and Fairytales
Edited by Donald Haase.
Wesport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 2007. Vol 1-3.
GR74.G73 2007 Reference

Historical and Multicultural Encyclopedia of Women's Reproductive Rights in the United States
Edited by Judith A. Baer.
Westport, Conn: Greenwood Press, 2002.
HQ766.5.U5.H57 2002 Reference

Historical Dictionary of the Inuit
By Pamela R. Stern.
Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2004.
E99.E7.S825 2004 Reference

Men and Masculinities: A Social, Cultural, and Historical Encyclopedia
Edited by Michael Kimmel and Amy Aronson.
Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, c2004.
HQ1090.3.M436 2004 Reference

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Mesoamerican Cultures: The Civilizations of Mexico and Central America
Edited by David Carrasco.
Oxford; New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2001.
F1218.6.O95 2001 Reference

The Oxford India Companion to Sociology and Social Anthropology
Edited by Veena Das.
Delhi: Oxford: Oxford University Press.
HM22.I53.O94 2003 Reference

Social and Cultural Anthropology: The Key Concepts
Edited by Nigel Rapport and Joanna Overing.
London: Routledge, 2000.
GN316.R37 2000 Reference

Taonga Tuku Iho: Illustrated Encyclopedia of Traditional Maori Life
by A.W. Reed; revised by Buddy Mikaere.
London: New Holland, 2002.
GN667.N9.R43 2002 Reference


Linguistic Anthropology Encyclopedias and Dictionaries

An Encyclopedic Dictionary of Language and Languages
By David Crystal.
Oxford; Cambridge, MA: Blackwell, 1992.
Hum/Area P29.C68 1992 Desk

Dictionnaire Bbahda-Swahili-Francais
By Fernand Mertens.
Tervuren, Belgium: Museé Royal de L'Afrique Centrale, 2001.
PL8021.C7.M47 2001 Reference

The Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics
Edited by R.E. Asher and J.M.Y. Simpson.
Oxford; New York : Pergamon Press, 1994.
Hum/Area P29.E48 1994 Reference

The Linguistics Encyclopedia
Edited by Kirsten Malmkjaer.
London; New York, NY: Routledge, 2002.
P29.L52 2002 Reference
MAIN P29.L52 2002

Mehrsprachiges Worterbuch fur die Ethnologie: Deutsch-English-Franzosisch-Spanish-Portugiesisch-Russisch-Munchen
Lincom Europa, 2001.
GN307.J36 2001 Reference

Onondaga-English/English-Onondaga Dictionary
By Hanna Woodbury.
Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2003.
PM2076.Z5.W66 2002 Reference

The Penguin Dictionary of Language
By David Crystal.
London: Penguin, 1999.
P29.C68 1999 Reference


Folklore Encyclopedias and Dictionaries

African Folklore: An Encyclopedia
Edited by Philip M. Peek and Kwesi Yankah.
New York, NY: Routledge, 2004
GR350.A33 2004 Reference

American Folktales: From the Collections of the Library of Congress
Edited by Carl Lindahl.
Armonk, NY: ME Sharpe iin association with the Library of Congress.
GR105.5.A44 2004.

An Illustrated Dictionary of the Gods and Symbols of Ancient Mexico and the Maya
Edited by Mary Ellen Miller.
New York, NY: Thames and Hudson Publishers, 1997.
F1435.R3 M55 1997 Reference

Encyclopedia of Folklore and Literature
Edited by Mary Ellen Brown, Bruce A. Rosenberg.
Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, c1998.
PN41.E48 1998 Reference

The Greenwood Library of World Folktales: Stories from the great collections
Edited by Thomas A. Green.
Westport, Conn.: Greenwood, Press, c2008.
GR74.G74.2008 Reference

The Mythical West: An Encyclopedia of Legend, Lore, and Popular Culture
By Richard W. Slatta.
Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2001
GR109.S53 2001 Reference

Social and Cultural Anthropology: The Key Concepts
By Nigel Rapport and Joanna Overing.
Second Edition, New York: Routledge, 2007
GN316.R37.2007 Reference

South Asian Folklore: An Encyclopedia: Afghanistan, Bangldesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
Edited by Margaret A. Mills, Peter J. Claus, and Sarah Diamond.
New York: Routledge, 2003
GR302.S68 2003 Reference

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