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Reference Titles in Library

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Encyclopedia of American Social History - Mary K. Cayton (Editor); Elliott J. Gorn (Editor); Peter W. Williams (Editor)
Call Number: REF 301.0973 E56 V. 1-3
ISBN: 0684192462
Publication Date: 1993-02-01

The Statistical History of the United States - Ben J. Wattenberg
Call Number: REF 317.3 U58xWa
ISBN: 0465082033
Publication Date: 1976-11-01

Encyclopedia of American history
Call Number: REF 973.02 M87

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Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America - Jeffrey Lehman (Editor); Robert Dassanowsky (Editor)
Call Number: Ebook - Gale Virtual Reference Collection
ISBN: 0787639869
Publication Date: 1999-12-01

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    Search and read the full text of journals published by the American Anthropological Association. Includes 32 publications and tens of thousands of articles in anthropology.
    The full text of hundreds of scholarly journals, from their first issues until around five years ago.
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    Current/recent content from scholarly journals in the humanities & social sciences. Includes Reviews in American History.

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