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Rasmussen, R. Kent

Works: 78 works in 205 publications in 2 languages and 19,784 library holdings
Genres: Encyclopedias  History  Dictionaries  Miscellanea  Biography‡vDictionaries  Juvenile works  Biography  Fiction  Records and correspondence  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: PS1331, 973
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Publications about R. Kent Rasmussen
Publications by R. Kent Rasmussen
Most widely held works by R. Kent Rasmussen
The 50 states ( file )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 2,208 libraries worldwide
Presents up-to-date information on the population, history, geography, economy, and government of the individual states
American Indian tribes by R. Kent Rasmussen( file )
6 editions published in 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,797 libraries worldwide
Two volume set with brief entries for all known American Indian tribes
Mark Twain A to Z : the essential reference to his life and writings by R. Kent Rasmussen( Book )
9 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 1,618 libraries worldwide
This award-winning comprehensive study of Twain's life & times contains nearly 1,300 entries that cover all important aspects of his life & works. Annotation. The arrangement of entries in an alphabetic rather than topic- oriented format is clumsy, but this reference contains a great deal of information related to Twain's life and work in clearly written brief essays. The entries include written works--with synopses and summaries of publishing history; analytical discussions of characters; and identification of key people, places, and events in Twain's business, literary, and personal life. A chronology in tabular form displays year-by-year activities with regard to residence and travel, personal and business affairs, literary output, family & friends, and literary and historical events. Includes some b&w illustrations
Dictionary of African historical biography by Mark R Lipschutz( Book )
23 editions published between 1978 and 1989 in English and Italian and held by 1,447 libraries worldwide
Agriculture in history by Salem Press Editors( file )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,216 libraries worldwide
Covers events and developments, from the origins of plant cultivation and animal husbandry, in different parts of the world to innovations in techniques, the development of modern farming equipment, the introduction of chemical fertilizers, and experiments in the genetic engineering of food plants and animals
Censorship ( Book )
3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 927 libraries worldwide
In its 997 alphabetically arranged essays, this set presents "every dimension of censorship: its targets and victims; its perpetrators and defenders; its rationale; and its subject matter."--p. vi
Encyclopedia of family life ( Book )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 835 libraries worldwide
Provides 452 entries covering family-related topics under such categories as historical trends and events; health concerns; laws; court cases; people; and organizations
Mark Twain for kids : his life and times, 21 activities by R. Kent Rasmussen( Book )
5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 698 libraries worldwide
Provides 21 activities that kids can do to learn about the diverse man known as Mark Twain
Black empire by George S Schuyler( Book )
6 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 633 libraries worldwide
Science-fiction noveller om befrielsen af Afrika og negrenes frigørelse fra hvidt overherredømme
Dear Mark Twain : letters from his readers ( Book )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 604 libraries worldwide
Collects two hundred letters from readers of Mark Twain to the author himself, offering a glimpse into the lives and sensibilites of nineteenth-century children, preachers, con artists, inmates, and other fans of the author's work
The African American encyclopedia ( Book )
5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 570 libraries worldwide
Examines all aspects of the African American experience, from African history and its influences, to the enduring legacy of African Americans' individual sacrifices and triumphs
Critical companion to Mark Twain : a literary reference to his life and work by R. Kent Rasmussen( Book )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 560 libraries worldwide
The creator of Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer, Mark Twain has long been regarded as the quintessential American writer. Critical Companion to Mark Twain, an updated and expanded edition of the award-winning Mark Twain A to Z, is the essential reference to Mark Twain's life and writings. All new to this two-volume edition are more than 30 extensive critical analyses on Mark Twain's most important works and a concise biography of Mark Twain. In addition, there are more than 350 completely new entries, several new appendixes and maps, and more than 100 new illustrations. Original entries have been updated and expanded to incorporate more details and to account for new developments in the field of Mark Twain studies. With more than 150,000 words of new material and a new, student-friendly structure, Critical Companion to Mark Twain is the essential reference for students, librarians, scholars, and fans of Mark Twain. Coverage includes: A concise but comprehensive biography of Mark Twain; Detailed synopses of, and critical commentaries on, all of Mark Twain's major works; Discussions of all the characters and places in Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer and major characters and fictional places in other works; Entries on family, friends, contemporaries, places, publishers, topics, and more; Appendixes, including a glossary of terms used by Mark Twain, a chronology, a bibliography, and much more. - Publisher
Historical dictionary of Rhodesia/Zimbabwe by R. Kent Rasmussen( Book )
7 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 544 libraries worldwide
Pueblo by R. Kent Rasmussen( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 530 libraries worldwide
Describes the dwellings of the Pueblo Indians of the Southwest, including the rectangular buildings of stone and clay called pueblos, underground community rooms known as kivas, and cliff dwellings. Includes directions for making a model pueblo
The quotable Mark Twain : his essential aphorisms, witticisms & concise opinions by Mark Twain( Book )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 516 libraries worldwide
Cyclopedia of literary places ( Book )
5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 513 libraries worldwide
In this set focusing on the "use of place in individual literary works," "place" is defined as any physical location appearing in a work of literature, either real or imaginary. Types of places range from the broad to the particular: examples include countries (Spain), cities and towns (Grover's Corners), neighborhoods (Upper East Side), buildings (Wicker Bar), or individual rooms (Chairman's bedroom)
Magill's legal guide ( Book )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 465 libraries worldwide
Volume 1
Encyclopedia of American government ( Book )
4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 460 libraries worldwide
Historical dictionary of Zimbabwe by Steven C Rubert( Book )
5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 374 libraries worldwide
Farewell to Jim Crow : the rise and fall of segregation in America by R. Kent Rasmussen( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 365 libraries worldwide
The Library of African-American History Series offers engrossing narratives that explore the African-American experience. This book investigates the facets of people's lives most affected by segregation including housing, education, employment, transportation, and public accommodations, and also takes a look at other forms of discrimination, such as voting rights violations. Historical drawings, photos. & maps
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Kent Rasmussen, R
R. Kent Rasmussen
Rasmussen, Kent.
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Rasmussen, Raymond Kent.
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