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HIS201 Am His 1865 to the Present  

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Starting points for historical research (print)

Recommended Online Sources


  • American National Biography Online
    Offers portraits of more than 17,400 deceased men and women -- from all eras and walks of life -- whose lives have shaped the nation. Features thousands of illustrations, more than 80,000 hyperlinked cross-references and links to select web sites.
  • Credo Reference
    Hundreds of reference books including dictionaries, thesauri, encyclopedias, books of quotations, & subject-specific titles. The History collection includes: Encyclopedia of World History & Marquis Who's Who in the World

Dictionaries and Encyclopedias in Print

Encyclopedia of the Reconstruction era
Drexel Library Reference (1st fl.) E668 .E53 2006
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The ABC-CLIO companion to American reconstruction, 1862-1877
Drexel Library Reference (1st fl.)  E668 .R53 1996
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The United States in the First World War
Drexel Library Reference (1st fl.)  D510 .U65 1995
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Encyclopedia of African-American Civil Rights: From Emancipation to the Present
Drexel Library Reference (1st fl.) E185.61 .E54 1992  
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Encyclopedia of Black America
Drexel Library Reference (1st fl.)  E185.E55 
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World War II: The encyclopedia of the war years, 1941-1945
Drexel Library Reference (1st fl.)  D743.5 .P57 1996
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The Oxford companion to World War II
Drexel Library Reference (1st fl.) D740 .O94 1995
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Harvard Guide to American History
Drexel Library Reference (1st fl.)  E154.5 .H23 1974
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The Vietnam experience a concise encyclopedia of American literature, songs, and films
Drexel Library Reference (1st fl.) DS557.73 .H55 1998
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Civil rights in the United States
Drexel Library Reference (1st fl.) E184.A1 C47 2000 vol.1
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Encyclopedia of African-American civil rights
Drexel Library Reference (1st fl.) E185.61 .E54 1992
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Encyclopedia of the Cold War
Drexel Library Reference (1st fl.) D843 .A668 1994
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The women's rights movement in the United States, 1848-1970
Drexel Library Reference (1st fl.) HQ1410.K75
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Protest, power, and change: an encyclopedia of nonviolent action from ACT-UP to women's suffrage
Drexel Library Reference (1st fl.) HM278 .P76 1997
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