History 191Q, Fall 2007


19th Century American History Seminar: Slavery & Reconstruction

Background Sources
Specialized handbooks, encyclopedias and dictionaries can provide quick assistance.  Look at items near these call numbers for other potential titles.

General guides to American history:
   American Historical Association's Guide to Historical Literature  Riv Ref Z6201 A55 1995
   Harvard Guide to American History  Riv Ref 1236 F77 1974
   Handbook for Research in American History: a guide to bibliographies and other reference works
      Riv Ref 1236 P78 1994
   United States History: a selective guide to information resources Riv Ref Z1236 B57 1994 

More sources specific to slavery and reconstruction:
   History in Dispute.  9 vols.  vol. 13 is "Slavery in the Western Hemisphere, circa 1500-1888".
      Riv Ref D20 H56 2000
   Encyclopedia of American Cultural & Intellectural History.  3 vols.  Riv Ref E169.1 E624 2001
   American Eras.  8 vols.  vol. 5 is "Civil War and Reconstruction, 1850-1877", vol. 8 is "Development of the
      Industrial United
 States, 1878-1899".  Riv Ref E169.1 A471979 1997
   Encyclopedia of American History.  11 vols.  vol. 5 is "Civil War and Reconstruction, 1856 to 1869" and vol. 6
      "The Development of the Industrial United States, 1870 to 1899".  Riv Ref E174 E53 2003
   Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895: from the colonial period to the age of Frederick
      Douglass.
  3 vol.  Riv Ref E185 E545 2006
   Slavery in the United States: a social, political, and historical encyclopedia.  2 vol.  Riv Ref E441 S635 2007
   Freedom's Lawmakers: a directory of Black officeholders during Reconstruction  Riv Ref E185.96 F64 1996
   Dictionary of Afro-American Slavery  Riv Ref E441 D53 1997
   Encyclopedia of Slave Resistance and Rebellion.  2 vol.  Riv Ref E447 E53 2007
   Encyclopedia of the Underground Railroad   Riv Ref E450 H855 2006
   Encyclopedia of the Reconstruction Era.  2 vol.  Riv Ref E668 E53 2006
   Encyclopedia of Antislavery and Abolition.  2 vol.  Riv Ref HT1031 E53 2007



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