AP U.S. History: 1890—1945

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See also these course guides: U.S. History: Gilded Age/Progressive Era Power Point Projects, and 20th Century US History

Encyclopedias and Reference Books / eBooks

Search large collections of reference ebooks simultaneously in these databases: Gale Virtual Reference Library and Salem History. Also: Britannica Academic Online contains the complete Encyclopedia Britannica plus authoritative websites and full-text journal access.

NEW AT THE LIBRARY Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History (Substantive, peer-reviewed, and regularly updated, Oxford Research Encyclopedias offer long-form overview articles written, peer-reviewed, and edited by leading scholars. All of the content is brand new and has been written specifically for this online format. Of special interest are the historiographies at the end of the articles, primary sources and links to digital materials.)

BIOGRAPHY

B RELIGION

D HISTORY: GENERAL AND OUTSIDE THE AMERICAS


E-F HISTORY: AMERICA AND THE UNITED STATES

American History

Eras in American History

America At War and Foreign Relations (see also D: World History and J: Foreign Policy)

Multicultural America and Ethnic Groups (see also J: Immigration)

Popular Culture in America (See also G: Recreaton - M: Music - N: Fine Art - P: Literature)

    G GEOGRAPHY. ECOLOGY. RECREATION

    H SOCIAL SCIENCES

    Statistics. Population

    • Historical statistics of the United States. Ref HA 202 .H57 2006 5 vols
    • Vital statistics of the United States. Ref HB 3505 .V58 2004

    Economics. Commerce. Labor

    Sociology. Social History. Criminology

    J IMMIGRATION. FOREIGN POLICY. POLITICAL SCIENCE

    K LAW

    • Congress investigates: a critical and documentary history. Ref KF4942 .C66 2011 2 vols (also an online ebook) Note: earlier edition in Main Collection, JK1123.A2 S34
    • Encyclopedia of American civil rights and liberties. Ref KF 4748 .E53 2006 3 vols
    • Encyclopedia of American Indian civil rights. Ref KF 8210 .C5 E53 1997
    • Great American court cases. Ref KF 385 .A4 G68 1999 4 vols
    • Great American trials. Ref KF220 .G74 2002 2 vols
    • Guide to the U.S. Supreme Court. Ref KF 8742 .W567 2004 2 vols
    • Major acts of Congress. Ref KF 154 .M35 2004 3 vols (also an online ebook)

    L EDUCATION

    • Encyclopedia of American education. Ref LB 17 .U54 2007 3 vols
    • Historical dictionary of school segregation and desegregation. Ref LC 212.52 .R34 1998

    M MUSIC

    • New Grove dictionary of American music. Ref ML 101 U6 N48 1986
    • New Grove dictionary of jazz. Ref ML 102 .J3 N48 2001 3 vols

    N FINE ARTS

    • American women artists: from early Indian times to the present. Ref N 6505 .R8 1982
    • Arts and Humanities Through the Eras. 2005 5 vols (an online ebook)
    • Dictionary of art. Ref N 31 .D5 1996 34 vols
    • Dictionary of twentieth-century art. Ref N 6490 .C5317 1998
    • Encyclopedia of American architecture. Ref NA 705 .H86
    • Encyclopedia of the Harlem Renaissance. Ref NX 512.3 .A35 E53 2004 2 vols
    • Great events from history II: arts and culture series. Ref NX 456 .G72 1993 5 vols
    • Harlem Renaissance. 2001 (an online ebook)
    • Oxford dictionary of American art and artists. Ref N 6505.M59 2007

    P LITERATURE

    Q and R SCIENCE and MEDICINE

    S and T AGRICULTURE and TECHNOLOGY

    • Encyclopedia of American forest and conservation history. Ref SD 143 E53 1983

    U and V MILITARY and NAVAL SCIENCE

    • American naval history: an illustrated chronology…1775-present. Ref VA 58.4 .S94 1984
    • Encyclopedia of American intelligence and espionage: from the Revolutionary War to the present. Ref UB 271 .U5 O85 1988
    • Encyclopedia of guerilla warfare. Ref U 240 .B43 1999
    • The Oxford encyclopedia of maritime history. Ref VK15 .O84 2007 4 vols
    • Weapons and warfare. Ref UF500 .W48 2010 3 vols (also an online ebook)

    RhinoCat

    The Library's RhinoCAT is our automated catalog of print and non-print books, DVDs, and other library materials. It is available from any browser at http://library.taftschool.org. A keyword search using a broad term will yield the most hits. TIP: When you identify a book in RhinoCAT that sounds useful, click on Browse shelf to find additional books for your research project.

    On Reserve at the Circulation Desk

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    • Freedom from fear / David M. Kennedy. E801 .K46 1999
    • The republic for which it stands / Richard White. E668 .W58 2017 2 copies

    Primary Sources

    See the course guide Finding Primary Sources for ways to find documents and primary sources in our Library and on the internet.

    Taft Online Subscription Databases

    • Academic Search Complete (Ebsco) Full text access to thousands of journals in all disciplines
    • American History Online Overview essays, biographies, primary sources, videos and slideshows, images, timelines, and maps and graphs in American political, military, social, and cultural history
    • American Periodicals (1740 - 1940) Full facsimile images of special interest and general magazines, literary and professional journals, children's and women's magazines and many other historically-significant periodicals.
    • America's Historical Newspapers 1690 – 2000 Full facsimile images of American papers back to the colonial era
    • Annals of American History Search 2700+ primary source documents and multimedia by author, decade, or topic
    • Biography in Context Biographies of more than 650,000 individuals from Gale's vast reference collection as well as related full-text articles from journals,magazines and newspapers, audio-visual content, and websites.
    • Classroom Video on Demand Provides access to thousands of full-length videos and clips on core-curriculum topics
    • Issues and Controversies in American History Background, outcomes, and contemporary points of view for every major debate and conflict in American history
    • JSTOR Extensive backfiles of full-text scholarly journals in the arts, humanities, and sciences, many dating back to the 19th century.
    • Liberty Magazine Historical Archive, 1924-1950 Liberty flourished when illustrated magazines were the most important form of mass entertainment. Liberty charted the moods, attitudes, lifestyles, fads, and fortunes of middle class America through three significant decades.
    • New York Times 1851-2009 (ProQuest Historical Newspapers) Graphical interface and full-text coverage back to the first issue in 1851 (Click here for Traditional Interface)
    • U.S. History in Context Comprehensive collection of reference sources, primary documents, periodicals, maps and multimedia
    • Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600 – 2000 Thousands of primary source documents and other resources in American women's history

    Websites

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