Reviews and Awards
"...readers who consult this volume-or choose to read it from cover to cover-will learn much of interest, and will be favored with a pleasurable reading experience."
American Reference Books Annual
"...compelling...[a] well-organized, clearly written title..."School Library Journal
"...a useful introduction for students and the general public...a good addition to circulating collections due to its accessible style. Highly recommended."Choice
"...a usable and solid reference source. Recommended for most libraries—public libraries in particular may find it a useful addition to a circulating collection as well."Booklist
"...a useful starting point for research..."Library Journal