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History Reference Resources
Some of these resources are reprints of actual primary documents and thus, can be considered primary sources.
American Decades: Primary Documents by
Publication Date: 2003
Each volume in the set includes full or excerpted primary sources representing the seminal issues, themes, movements, and events from a decade.
Documents of American History by
Call Number: Reference 1st Floor E173 .C66 1973c
Publication Date: 1974
A collection of treaties, declarations, court case rulings, Congressional Acts, speeches, and other works that are pertinent to United States history from 1492 to 1973.
Immigration and Multiculturalism by
Publication Date: 2006
Provides primary source documents focused on immigration and multiculturalism in the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries.
Fashion, Costume, and Culture: Clothing, Headwear, Body Decorations, and Footwear through the Ages by
Publication Date: 2004
Provides a broad overview of costume traditions of diverse cultures from prehistoric times to the present day. Examines more than 430 items of human decoration and adornment, ranging from togas to turbans, necklaces to tennis shoes. Explores how and why items were created, the people who made them, and their uses. This set shows how clothing, headwear, body decorations, and footwear reflect the different cultural, religious, and societal beliefs. 5 volumes.
Daily Life Through World History in Primary Documents by
Publication Date: 2008
Provides insight into major cultures from all continents including annotated primary documents introducing aspects of daily life throughout the world. Covers domestic life, economics, intellectual life, material life, politics, religion, and recreation, from antiquity to the present. 3 volumes.
American Eras by
Publication Date: 1997
Ebook that includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles, and individuals important to particular eras in U.S. history. 8 volumes.
Volume 1: Early American Civilizations and Exploration to 1600
Volume 2: The Colonial Era, 1600-1754
Volume 3: The Revolutionary Era, 1754-1783
Volume 4: Development of a Nation, 1783-1815
Volume 5: The Reform Era and Eastern U.S. Development, 1815-1850
Volume 6: Westward Expansion, 1800-1860
Volume 7: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1850-1877
Volume 8: Development of the Industrial United States, 1878-1899