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    History Library Guide

    United States History Reference Books in Shipman Library

     

    A. Background Information

    Barrett, Carole A., ed. American Indian History (2v.). REF E 77 .A496 2003

    Boyd, Kelly, ed. Encyclopedia of Historians and Historical Writing (2v.). REF D 14 .E53 1999

    Boyer, Paul S., ed. Oxford Companion to United States History. REF E 174 .O94 2001

    Carlisle, Rodney P. Handbook to Life in America. Vol I, The Colonial and Revolutionary Era, Beginnings to 1783. Facts on File, 2009.

    Carlisle, Rodney P. Handbook to Life in America. Vol II, The Early National Period and Expansion, 1783 to 1859. Facts on File, 2009.

    Carlisle, Rodney P. Handbook to Life in America. Vol III, The Civil War and Reconstruction, 1860 to 1876. Facts on File, 2009.

    Carlisle, Rodney P. Handbook to Life in America. Vol IV, The Gilded Age, 1870-1900. Facts on File, 2009.

    Carlisle, Rodney P. Handbook to Life in America. Vol V, The Age of Reform, 1890-1920. Facts on File, 2009.

    Carlisle, Rodney P. Handbook to Life in America. Vol VI, The Roaring Twenties, 1920-1929. Facts on File, 2009.

    Carson, Thomas. Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History. Gale, 1999.

    Cayton, Mary Kupiec and Peter W. Williams, ed. Encyclopedia of American Cultural and Intellectual History (3v.). REF E 169.1 .E624 2001

    Chambers, John Whiteclay, ed. The Oxford Companion to American Military History. REF E 181 .O94 1999

    Ciment, James. Atlas of African-American History. Facts on File, 2007.

    Commire, Anne, ed. Women in World History: A Biographical Encyclopedia. Yorkin, 1999-2002.

    Cooke, Jacob Ernest, ed. Encyclopedia of the North American Colonies (3v.). REF E 45 .E53 1993

    Derks, Scott. Working Americans: 1880-1999 (2v.). REF HD 8066 .D47 2000

    Dictionary of American Biography (32v. with supplements). REF E 176 .D56

    Finkelman, Paul, ed. Encyclopedia of African American History: 1896 to the Present (5v.). REF E 185 .E5453 2009

    Finkelman, Paul, ed. Encyclopedia of African American History: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglas (3v.). REF E 185 .E545 2006

    Finkelman, Paul, ed. Encyclopedia of the United States in the Nineteenth Century (3v.). REF E 169.1 .E626 2001

    Finkelman, Paul and Peter Wallenstein, ed. The Encyclopedia of American Political History. REF E 183 .E48 2001

    Garraty, John A. and Mark C. Carnes, ed. American National Biography (24v.). REF CT 213 .A68 1999

    Hanes, Richard Clay. American Home Front in World War II. Gale, 2005.

    Howard, Angela M. and Frances M. Kavenik, ed. Handbook of American Women's History.REF HQ 1410 .H36 2000

    Hudson, J. Blaine. Encyclopedia of the Underground Railroad. REF E 450 .H855 2006

    Johansen, Bruce E. Encyclopedia of American Indian History. ABC-CLIO, 2008.

    Kutler, Stanley I., ed. Dictionary of American History (10v.). REF E 174 .D52 2003

    Kutler, Stanley I, ed. Encyclopedia of the United States in the Twentieth Century (4v.). REF E 740.7 .E53 1996

    Michigana: Sources in U.S. History Online.

    Norwood, Stephen H. Encyclopedia of American Jewish History. ABC-CLIO, 2008.

    Okihiro, Gary Y. The Columbia Guide to Asian American History. REF E 184 .O6 C64 2001

    Palmer, Colin A., ed. Encyclopedia of African-American Culture and History (6v.). REF E 185 .E54 2006

    Pastoor, Charles. Historical Dictionary of the Puritans. Scarecrow, 2007.

    Purvis, Thomas L. A Dictionary of American History. Blackwell, 1997.

    Queen, Edward L. Encyclopedia of American Religious History. Facts on File, 2009.

    Richter, William L. The A to Z of the Civil War and Reconstruction. Scarecrow, 2009.

    Richter, William L. The A to Z of the Old South. Scarecrow, 2009.

    Rodriguez, Junius P. Slavery in the United States: A Social, Political and Historical Encyclopedia. ABC-CLIO, 2007.

    Selesky, Hatrold E., ed. Encyclopedia of the American Revolution (2v.). REF E 208.E63 2006

    Tucker, Spencer. The Encyclopedia of North American Colonial Conflicts to 1775: A Political, Social, and Military History. ABC-CLIO, 2008.

    Wesson, Cameron B. The A to Z of Early North America. Scarecrow, 2009.

    Woronoff, Kristen. American Inaugurals: The Speeches, the Presidents, and Their Times. Blackbirch, 2002.

    Wynn, Neil A. The A to Z from the Great War to the Great Depression. Scarecrow, 2009.

     

    B. CD-ROM

    American Decades CD-ROM. REF E 169.1 .A4795 1998y

     

    C. Statistics

    Carter, Susan B., ed. Historical Statistics of the United States (5v.). REF HA 202 .H57 2006

    Smith, Jesse Carney and Carrell Peterson Horton, ed. Historical Statistics of Black America (2v.). REF E 185 .H543 1995

     

    D. Indexes and Bibliography

    America: History and Life (1976-2007). INDEX Z 1236 .A48

    Freidel, Frank, ed. Harvard Guide to American History (2v.). REF Z 1236 .F7 1974x

    Higginbotham, Evelyn Brooks, ed. The Harvard Guide to African-American History. REF E 185 .H326 2001

    Humanities Index (1974-2003). INDEX AI 3 .H8y

    Norton, Mary Beth, ed. The American Historical Association's Guide to Historical Literature (2v.). REF Z 6201 .A551 1995

     

    E. Documents

    Annals of America (20v.). REF E 173 .A793

    Historic Documents (1972-2010). REF E 839.5 .H57

     

    F. Atlases

    Jackson, Kenneth T., ed. Atlas of American History. REF G 1201 .S1 J3 1978

    National Geographic Historical Atlas of the United States. REF G 1201 .S1 F5 2004

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