Contains citations and abstracts covering US and Canadian history, popular culture, gender studies, anthropology, literature, and folklore. Contents: Indexing for journals, citations and links to books and media reviews. Coverage: 1895-present.
ProQuest Research Library contains peer-reviewed journal articles, newspaper articles, magazine articles, and trade publications. Subjects covered include art, business, health and medicine, history, law, literature, psychology, natural sciences, social sciences, engineering, and women's studies.
Contains over 19,000 biographies of significant, influential, or notorious figures from American history written by prominent scholars. Contents: Biographies, including images, references, and links. Note: Access is limited to one user at a time.
Describes key political periods and eras, from the founding to the present day Traces the history of political institutions, parties, and founding documents Explains ideas, philosophies, and movements that shaped American politics Presents the political history and influence of geographic regions Describes the roles of ethnic, racial, and religious groups in the political process Explores the influence of mass culture, from political cartoons to the Internet Examines recurring issues that shape political campaigns and policy, from class, gender, and race to crime, education, taxation, voting, welfare, and much more
The A to Z of the Early American Republic recounts the achievements and the failures, the progress and the backsliding, and the high and low points of our forefathers. First traced in the chronology and then explained in the introduction, the history of our nation's formative years is laid out in great detail. The several hundred dictionary entries describe the more eminent persons, the evolving institutions, and the crucial events that our young country faced. An extensive bibliography is included to provide easy access for further studies.
The Sixties in America, surveys the events and people of the 1960's, a turbulent decade that had a profound and lasting effect on the life and culture of the United States. The set not only provides in-depth coverage of all aspects of the three major events of the 1960's that give the decade its distinctive character-the Civil Rights movement, the social revolution, and the Vietnam War-but also surveys important developments in the arts, science and technology, business and the economy, government and politics, and gender issues.