(ebook) Covers everything from monumental events and groundbreaking individuals to the fascinating details of Americans' daily lives. Supports historical research in disciplines from the arts and business to law, medicine, technology and social trends.
(ebook) Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to the Civil War and Reconstruction Era in U.S. history. 1860-1877
(ebook) Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to the era of industrial development in U.S. history. 1878-1899
A global view of the pre-modern world, exploring the civilizations of Africa (general), Egypt, Greece, Rome, Mesoamerica, and Mesopotamia.
(ebook) Focuses on writers and works published since 1950. The majority of the authors surveyed are African American, but representative African and Caribbean authors are also included.
Provides author biographies, great works of world literature, a timeline and, most notably, Professor Harold Bloom’s selection of authors and works that represent the greatest achievements of the Western literary tradition.
(ebook) A guide to Hinduism through the ages, offering readers an accessible way of exploring its complex deities, mythological characters, and ideas.
Essential collection of genealogical & historical sources, U.S. Federal Censuses, books, bank records, and more.
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Spans the mid-fifteenth century through the modern era. Content includes biographies, subject entries, primary source documents, a timeline, and maps and charts to provide a detailed and comparative view of people, places and events.
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