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HIST 304: Civil War and the Making of America

Finding Bibliographies

Consult bibliographies to find a comprehensive list of sources on a specific topic or a selective list of key works on a topic. To find out what bibliographies the Library has, do a keyword or subject search in QCAT.

(slavery or slaves) and "united states" and bibliography

To find bibliographies on a topic, look for the subdivision bibliography following a subject heading.

Slavery United States Bibliography
Blacks Southern States Bibliography

Selected bibliographies include:

The American Historical Association's Guide to Historical Literature (vol. 2)

Civil War books; a Critical Bibliography
REF Z1242 .N35

Reconstruction in the United States : an Annotated Bibliography

Oxford Bibliographies offers peer-reviewed annotated bibliographies which will help you to narrow the vast number of citations to the best scholarship on a given topic.

Bibliographies are browseable by subject area and keyword searchable.

For example, there are research guides on African American Studies and Atlantic History and essays on Slavery, Slavery in British North America and the Growth and Deline of Slavery in North America.