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This guide outlines books, article databases and other sources to guide students and faculty researching a topic within the field of American History.
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America: History and Life
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Focuses on the history and life of the United States and Canada. Selective indexing includes over a thousand journals dating back over 55 years.
Encyclopedia of American History
Book. Classic reference book to cover the history of the United States from pre-Columbian times through the first year of the Clinton Administration.
American Historical Association
Website. Founded in 1884, the American Historical Association encompasses every historical period and geographical area.
American Decades Primary Sources
Historical documents : how to read them
Provides tips on how to read and use primary sources in historical research.
Chicago Manual of Style
Style guide. Commonly used for History, the Humanities and various other disciplines. However, check with your instructor.
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