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How They Lived

This book features primary documents and artifacts of ordinary people in history, as well as annotations that help the reader put them into context and grasp their deeper meaning.

The Middle Ages (524-1431)

Provides in-depth analysis of primary documents surrounding the most important historical events and key figures from the Middle Ages.

The Ongoing Columbian Exchange

This unique encyclopedia enables students to understand the myriad ways that the Columbian Exchange shaped the modern world, covering every major living organism from pathogens and plants to insects and mammals

Mexican History

Mexican History is a comprehensive and innovative primary source reader in Mexican history from the pre-Columbian past to the neoliberal present.

The American Revolution

Presents twenty-three primary documents from the American Revolution, providing introductions and critical thinking questions for each. Also includes a chronology and further reading list.

Colonial America

A collection of primary documents which help chronicle the history of colonial America, providing information on the era's people, politics, activities, and culture.

American Eras: Development of the Industrial United States, 1878-1899

Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to the era of industrial development in U.S. history.

The World of Jim Crow America [2 Volumes]

This book provides important details about the daily lives of African Americans during the Jim Crow era in America. It covers the hundred-year period of enforced legal segregation that began immediately after the Civil War and continued until the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Voting Rights Act of 1965.

Browse the Stacks

The following Library of Congress classifications may be useful when browsing the shelves at the Library.

Library of Congress Call Number Areas:

D World History and History of Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, New Zealand, etc.

E-F History of the Americas


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