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AdvertisingWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Advertising: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Mara Einstein

Published in Print: 
28 September 2017
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569368
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190625887.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190625887
3000. That's the number of marketing messages the average American confronts on a daily basis from TV commercials, magazine and newspaper print ads, radio commercials, pop-up ads on gaming ... More
AfghanistanWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Afghanistan: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Barnett R. Rubin

Published in Print: 
08 October 2020
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569290
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190496630.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190496630
Afghanistan, a landlocked country in Central Asia, has improbably been at the center of international geopolitics for four decades. After the Soviet Union invaded in 1980, Afghanistan ... More
The AmazonWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

The Amazon: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Mark J. Plotkin

Published in Print: 
23 June 2020
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569511
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190668297.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190668297
The Amazon is a land of superlatives. The complex ecosystem covers an area about the size of the continental U.S. The Amazon River discharges 57 million gallons of water per second--in two ... More
Animal RightsWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Animal Rights: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Paul Waldau

Published in Print: 
10 February 2011
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569986
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199739974.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199739974
In this compelling volume in the What Everyone Needs to Know series, Paul Waldau expertly navigates the many heated debates surrounding the complex and controversial animal rights movement. ... More
AntarcticaWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Antarctica: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

David Day

Published in Print: 
27 June 2019
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569429
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190641320.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190641320
Part of the What Everyone Needs to Know® series, David Day's book on Antarctica examines the most forbidding and formidably inaccessible continent on Earth. Antarctica was first discovered ... More
AntiquitiesWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Antiquities: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Maxwell L. Anderson

Published in Print: 
26 January 2017
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569344
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190614928.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190614928
The destruction of ancient monuments and artworks by the Taliban in Afghanistan and the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria has shocked observers worldwide. Yet iconoclastic erasures of the ... More
The Arab UprisingsWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

The Arab Uprisings: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

James Gelvin

Published in Print: 
23 July 2015
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569108
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190222741.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190222741
Beginning in December 2010 popular revolt swept through the Middle East, shocking the world and ushering in a period of unprecedented unrest. Protestors took to the streets to demand ... More
The ArcticWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

The Arctic: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Klaus Dodds and Mark Nuttall

Published in Print: 
08 August 2019
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569443
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190649814.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190649814
As the threat of global climate change becomes a reality, many look to the Arctic Ocean to predict coming environmental phenomena. There, the consequences of Earth's warming trend are most ... More
AtheismWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Atheism: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Michael Ruse

Published in Print: 
26 February 2015
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569894
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199334599.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199334599
Over the last decade, "New Atheists" such as Sam Harris, Richard Dawkins, and Christopher Hitchens have pushed the issue of atheism to the forefront of public discussion. Yet very few of ... More
The BibleWhat Everyone Needs to Know ®

The Bible: What Everyone Needs to Know ®  

Michael Coogan

Published in Print: 
28 January 2021
Published Online: 
03 December 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569962
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199383047.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199383047
The Bible is the most influential book in Western history. As the foundational text of Judaism and Christianity, the Bible has been interpreted and reinterpreted over millennia, utilized ... More
The Book BusinessWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

The Book Business: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Mike Shatzkin and Robert Paris Riger

Published in Print: 
16 June 2019
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569382
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190628031.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190628031
Many of us read books every day, either electronically or in print. We remember the books that shaped our ideas about the world as children, go back to favorite books year after year, give ... More
BrazilWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Brazil: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Riordan Roett

Published in Print: 
01 September 2016
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569139
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190224523.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190224523
Brazil is one of the most important but puzzling countries in the world. A nation of 200 million people, it has vast natural resource reserves, rich cultural traditions, a middle class ... More
BuddhismWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Buddhism: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Dale S. Wright

Published in Print: 
11 June 2020
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569559
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190843670.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190843670
Buddhism is one of the oldest and largest of the world’s religions. But it is also a tradition that has proven to have enormous contemporary relevance. Founded by Siddhartha Gautama, who ... More
Burma/MyanmarWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Burma/Myanmar: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

David Steinberg

Published in Print: 
26 September 2013
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197570166
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199981687.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199981687
It is unlikely that any country in Asia in recent years has undergone such internal policy shifts in so short a time as Myanmar. Until recently, the former British colony had one of the ... More
Campus PoliticsWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Campus Politics: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Jonathan Zimmerman

Published in Print: 
29 September 2016
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569375
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190627393.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190627393
Universities are usually considered bastions of the free exchange of ideas, but a recent tide of demonstrations across college campuses has called this belief into question, and with ... More
The Catholic ChurchWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

The Catholic Church: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

John L. Allen

Published in Print: 
22 May 2014
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569955
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199379804.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199379804
Roman Catholicism stands at a crossroads, a classic ''best of times, worst of times'' moment. On the one hand, the Catholic Church remains by far the largest branch of the worldwide ... More
China in the 21st CenturyWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

China in the 21st Century: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom and Maura Elizabeth Cunningham

Published in Print: 
14 June 2018
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569481
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190659073.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190659073
In this fully revised and updated third edition of China in the 21st Century: What Everyone Needs to Know® , Jeffrey Wasserstrom and Maura Elizabeth Cunningham provide cogent answers to the ... More
ColombiaWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Colombia: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Richard D. Mahoney

Published in Print: 
23 June 2020
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569221
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190262754.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190262754
Even to experts, Colombia is one of the most confusing countries in the Americas. Its democratic tradition is among the richest and most long-standing in the hemisphere, with only eleven ... More
The Cyprus ProblemWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

The Cyprus Problem: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

James Ker-Lindsay

Published in Print: 
28 July 2011
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569993
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199757169.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199757169
For nearly 60 years--from its uprising against British rule in the 1950s, to the bloody civil war between Greek and Turkish Cypriots in the 1960s, the Turkish invasion of Cyprus in the ... More
Drugs and Drug PolicyWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Drugs and Drug Policy: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Mark A.R. Kleiman, Jonathan P. Caulkins, and Angela Hawken

Published in Print: 
29 September 2011
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197570012
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199764518.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199764518
While there have always been norms and customs around the use of drugs, explicit public policies--regulations, taxes, and prohibitions--designed to control drug abuse are a more recent ... More

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