Best Encyclopedias: A Guide to General and Specialized Encyclopedias. Kister, Kenneth F., Phoenix, AZ, Oryx Press, 1986.


The first edition of 1986, titled Best Encyclopedias, is cited in ARBA 1987, Walford, and

Sheehy Suppl. The present updated and expanded version offers in-depth evaluations of

77 general encyclopedias, including electronic products; reviews of some 800 subject specific encyclopedias (covering 29 subjects); and reviews of 44 foreign language encyclopedias covering nine languages. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.


Keywords: encyclopedia


Encyclopedia of Psychology. Corsini, Raymond J. 2nd ed., N.Y., Wiley, 1994.


Contains approximately 2500 subject and biographical entries and close to 20,000 references covering all aspects of psychology. Entries range from a single paragraph to several pages including concepts, terms, theories and several short biographies on contributions of major workers in the field. Features frequent cross-references and several thousand citations of important sources.


Keywords: encyclopedia, psychology


The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Social Psychology. Manstead, Antony S.R., Miles, Hewstone, Oxford, UK; Cambridge, Mass., USA : Blackwell, 1995.


Provides attitude theories, attribution theories, social cognition, social influence, and intergroup relations.


Keywords: encyclopedia, psychology

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