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American History


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 Omni.
United States--Civilization--Bibliography
Women--United States--History--Bibliography          
American Economic History: a Guide to Information Sources
REF Z7165.U5H89
Includes reference to books and journal articles covering the period from the colonial era to 1960.
American Foreign Relations since 1600: a Guide to the Literature
REF Z6465.U5G84 2003
This second edition covers five centuries, from America's colonial era to the end of the twentieth century and includes more than 16,000 annotated entries from books, essays, journal articles, document works and reference works dealing with foreign relations. Organized in chronological/topical chapters.
A select bibliography covering history and related subjects for many countries. Arranged in broad subject and country groups, with brief annotations.
American Studies: an Annotated Bibliography
REF Z1361.C6A436 1986
American Studies: an Annotated Bibliography, 1984-1988
REF Z1361.C6S35 1990
Provides detailed annotations for books published 1900 through 1988 that fall into eleven distinct areas of American Studies. Topics covered are Anthropology and Folklore, Art and Architecture, History, Literature, Music, Political Science, Popular Culture, Psychology, Religion, Science and Technology, and Sociology.
Harvard Guide to American History
REF Z1236.F77
This guide is the basic reference bibliography for American history. Includes citations to both books and journal articles. The two volume set is an indispensable first source.

U.S. Cultural History: a Guide to Information Sources

REF Z1361.C6M57
Annotated guide to studies on American cultural history produced since 1950 but with significant works published earlier added.
Women in American History: a Bibliography
REF Z7962.H37
Two volume set contains article abstracts and annotations published between 1964 and 1984.

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 Atlantic history, Military History, Political Science, to name a few