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HIST 498: American Society, Culture & Politics   Tags: history, united_states_history  

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Online Reference Books

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  • American Decades
    Use the dropdown on the right to select the volume/decade for your topic.
  • Oxford Companion to United States History
    Covers political, social, and cultural history of the US.
  • Americans at War
    Covers major American conflicts in the context of social and cultural events, including the Antiwar Movement and the Cuban Missile Crisis. Volume 4 covers 1946 through the present.
  • Presidents: A Reference History
    Covers the life and administration of each president from Washington to George W. Bush. Also includes an entry on the role of the first lady.

Reference Books to support your research

This is just a sample of the numerous reference sources available in print that can help you as you conduct research for your paper:

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The Greenwood Guide to American Popular Culture
Call Number: E169.1 .G7555 2002 Reference (Columbia Cooper)

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The Johnson Years
Call Number: E 840.6 .P43 2006 Reference (Columbia Cooper)

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Encyclopedia of the Vietnam War: a political, social, and military history
Call Number: DS557.7 .E53 1998 Reference (Columbia Cooper)

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The Hippie Dictionary: a cultural encyclopedia (and phraseicon) of the 1960s and 1970s
Call Number: HQ799.7 .M28 2002 Reference (Columbia Cooper)


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