"Contains 150 biogrpahical portraits of women and men who were active in, or part of, the women's movement and feminisms in 22 countries in Central, Eastern and South Eastern Europe in the 19th and 20th centuries."
"Winner of the Dartmouth Medal for Outstanding Reference Publication of 1994, the first edition of Black Women in America broke ground - pulling together for the first time all of the research in this vast but underrepresented field to provide one of the strongest building blocks of Black Women's Studies."
"By uncovering and documenting the enormous contributions that women had made--previously overlooked or underappreciated--this important reference work changed the way historians thought and wrote about American history."
"Women have played important, though often hidden, roles in religions of the world throughout history. This title seeks to uncover the contributions of women to the American religious experience." Book List Review
"A transcultural and transhistorical reference that provides overviews of the gay and lesbian presence in a variety of literatures and historical periods, in-depth critical essays on gay and lesbian authors in world literature, and coverage of topics and figures important in appreciating the rich and varied gay and lesbian literary traditions."
"The Encyclopedia is the only resource available that focuses exclusively on the expanding role of minorities in U.S. politics. Containing more than 2,000 entries, this two-volume set is divided into four distinct sections covering African Americans, Asian Americans, Latinos, and Native Americans. It makes a broad range of information readily accessible, including historical and contemporary biographies, descriptions of major events, and coverage of important legal decisions and organizations."