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History & Political Science Resources

Some sources may be accessible from campus computers or by password only. Lees-McRae students, faculty and staff may obtain passwords by contacting the library at 828.898.8727.


Databases

ABC-CLIO eBook Collection
American Civil War: Letters and Diaries
American Slavery
Archive Grid
CQ Researcher Online
CQ Weekly
Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans, 1639-1800
Early Encounters in North America
eBooks on EBSCOhost
ebrary Academic and Public Library Complete
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Heritage Quest
JSTOR
MyiLibrary
NC Live Video Collection
NC State Government Publications Collection
NCPedia
North American Women's Letters & Diaries
One Click Audio
One Click Ebooks
Open Library
Oxford Reference Online
Polling the Nations
Proquest Central
Proquest Military
Proquest Political Science
Statesman's Yearbook
Statistical Abstract of the United States
WorldCat

References

Encycolopedia of British Literature
HyperHistory Online
Sanborn Maps
SimplyMap

Metasites

History Guide - Library of Anglo-American Culture & History 
The Victorian Web
Best of History Websites

Other Scholarly and Professional Resources

The American Memory Project - Library of Congress
American Slave Narratives
Asian and Pacific Studies - Australian National University
The Avalon Project - Yale Law School
Country Studies - Library of Congress
Documenting the American South - UNC Chapel Hill
EuroDocs: Online Sources for European History - Brigham Young University
Governments on the WWW
Historical Text Archive
Historical Census Browser - University of Virginia
The Labyrinth: Resources for Medieval Studies
Political Database of the Americas - Georgetown University 

eBooks, Encyclopedias and Dictionaries

Gale Virtual Reference Library

The following ebooks in history are available via the Gale Virtual Reference Library. To use any of these ebooks, click on the icon above and then select the history option when the Gale page opens.

America's Struggle with Empire
American Decades, 10v
American History Through Literature 1820-1870, 3v
American History Through Literature 1870-1920, 3v
American Women of Science since 1900, 2v
Americans at War, 4v
Bowling, Beatniks, and Bell-Bottoms: Pop Culture of 20th-Century America, 5v
Culture Wars, 2v
Daily Life through American History in Primary Documents, 4v
Dictionary of American History, 3rd ed., 10v
Dictionary of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, 2v
Encyclopaedia Judaica, 2nd ed., 22v
Encyclopedia of African American History, 3v
Encyclopedia of African-American Culture and History, 2nd ed., 6v
Encyclopedia of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity, 3v
Encyclopedia of India, 4v
Encyclopedia of Irish History and Culture, 2v
Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World, 2v
Encyclopedia of Media and Propaganda in Wartime America, 2v
The Encyclopedia of Middle East Wars, 5v
Encyclopedia of Recreation and Leisure in America, 2v
Encyclopedia of Russian History, 4v
Encyclopedia of the Modern Middle East and North Africa, 2nd ed., 4v
Encyclopedia of the New American Nation, 3v
Encyclopedia of the U.S. Government and the Environment, 2v
Encyclopedia of U.S. Political History, Vol. 7: The Clash of Conservatism and Liberalism, 1976 to Present
Encyclopedia of U.S. Political History, Vol. 6: Postwar Consensus to Social Unrest, 1946 to 1975
Encyclopedia of U.S. Political History, Vol. 5: Prosperity, Depression, and War, 1921 to 1945
Encyclopedia of U.S. Political History, Vol. 4: From the Gilded Age through the Age of Reform, 1878 to 1920
Encyclopedia of U.S. Political History, Vol. 3: Expansion, Division, and Reconstruction, 1841 to 1877
Encyclopedia of U.S. Political History, Vol. 2: The Early Republic, 1784 to 1840
Encyclopedia of U.S. Political History, Vol. 1: Colonial Beginnings Through Revolution, 1500 to 1783
Encyclopedia of Western Colonialism since 1450, 3v
Europe 1789-1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of Industry and Empire, 5v
Europe Since 1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of War and Reconstruction, 5v
Europe, 1450 to 1789, 6v
Fashion, Costume, and Culture: Clothing, Headwear, Body Decorations, and Footwear through the Ages, 5v
Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. History, 2v
Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. History, 2v
A Global Chronology of Conflict, 6v
Historical Dictionary of the Arab-Israeli Conflict
Historical Dictionary of the Civil War, 2v
History Behind the Headlines, 6v
History in Dispute, Vol. 21: Revolutionary Russia, 1890-1930
History in Dispute, Vol. 20: Classical Antiquity and Classical Studies
History in Dispute, Vol. 19: The Red Scare After 1945
History in Dispute, Vol. 18: The Spanish Civil War
History in Dispute, Vol. 17: Twentieth-Century European Social and Political Movements: Second Series
History in Dispute, Vol. 16: Twentieth-Century European Social and Political Movements: First Series
History in Dispute, Vol. 15: The Middle East Since 1945: Second Series
History in Dispute, Vol. 14: The Middle East Since 1945: First Series
History in Dispute, Vol. 13: Slavery in the Western Hemisphere, circa 1500-1888
History in Dispute, Vol. 12: The American Revolution, 1763-1789
History in Dispute, Vol. 11: The Holocaust, 1933-1945
History in Dispute, Vol. 10: The Crusades, 1095-1291
History in Dispute, Vol. 9: World War I: Second Series
History in Dispute, Vol. 8: World War I: First Series
History in Dispute, Vol. 7: Water and the Environment Since 1945: Global Perspectives
History in Dispute, Vol. 6: The Cold War: Second Series
History in Dispute, Vol. 5: World War II, 1943-1945
History in Dispute, Vol. 4: World War II, 1939-1943
History in Dispute, Vol. 3: American Social and Political Movements, 1900-1945: Pursuit of Progress
History in Dispute, Vol. 2: American Social and Political Movements, 1945-2000: Pursuit of Liberty
History in Dispute, Vol. 1: The Cold War: First Series
History of World Trade Since 1450, 2v
New Encyclopedia of Africa, 2nd ed., 5v
Poverty and the Government in America, 2v
Princeton Encyclopedia of American Political History, 2v
Revolts, Protests, Demonstrations, and Rebellions in American History, 3v
Rourke's Native American History & Culture Encyclopedia, Vol. 10: Cumulative Index & Projects
Rourke's Native American History & Culture Encyclopedia, Vol. 9: The-Other-Magpie to Zuni
Rourke's Native American History & Culture Encyclopedia, Vol. 8: Ross, John to Thanksgiving
Rourke's Native American History & Culture Encyclopedia, Vol. 7: Papoose to Rosebud Reservation
Rourke's Native American History & Culture Encyclopedia, Vol. 6: Massasoit to Pamunkey
Rourke's Native American History & Culture Encyclopedia, Vol. 5: Indian Wars to Massachuset
Rourke's Native American History & Culture Encyclopedia, Vol. 4: Fox to Indian Territory
Rourke's Native American History & Culture Encyclopedia, Vol. 3: Confederacy to Fort Stanwix Treaty
Rourke's Native American History & Culture Encyclopedia, Vol. 2: Bonepickers to Comanchero
Rourke's Native American History & Culture Encyclopedia, Vol. 1: Abalone Shells to Bone Artifacts
St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture, 2nd ed., 5v
Trials of the Century, 2v
Women and Politics around the World, 2v
Women's Rights
World Eras, Vol. 8: Ancient Mesopotamia, 3300-331 B.C.E.
World Eras, Vol. 10: West African Kingdoms, 500-1590
World Eras, Vol. 9: Industrial Revolution in Europe, 1750-1914
World Eras, Vol. 7: Imperial China, 617-1644
World Eras, Vol. 5: Ancient Egypt, 2615 - 332 B.C.E.
World Eras, Vol. 4: Medieval Europe, 814-1350
World Eras, Vol. 2: Rise and Spread of Islam, 622-1500
World Eras, Vol. 6: Classical Greek Civilization, 800-323 B.C.E
World Eras, Vol. 3: Roman Republic and Empire, 264 B.C.E.- 476 C.E.
World Eras, Vol. 1: European Renaissance and Reformation, 1350-1600
World War II and the Postwar Years in America, 2v