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HI 441: Colonial and Revolutionary United States

Course Instructor: Holly Brewer
Librarian: Cindy Levine

Encyclopedias

Colonial Period

American Eras: The Colonial Era
DH Hill Ref. E162 .A5144 1998
Very readable. Excellent source for information about everyday life during this period. Broken down into categories such as the arts; lifestyles, social trends, & fashion; religion; science & medicine, and others areas of life.

Colonial America: An Encyclopedia of Social, Political, Cultural, and Economic History (5 vols.)
DH Hill Ref. E162 .C68 2006

Encyclopedia of the North American Colonies (3 vols.)
DH Hill Ref. E45 .E53 1993

Colonial America to 1763
DH Hill Ref. E188 .P86 1999
Provides quantatative data from government and scholarly sources.


Revolutionary Period

American Eras: The Revolutionary Era
DH Hill Ref. E162 .A46 1998
Very readable. Excellent source for information about everyday life during this period. Broken down into categories such as the arts; lifestyles, social trends, & fashion; religion; science & medicine, and other areas of life.

The American Revolution 1775-1783: An Encyclopedia (2 vols.)
DH Hill Ref. E208 .A433 1993


General

American National Biography (24 vols.)
DH Hill Ref. CT213 .A68 1999
Online biographical source with scholarly overviews of individuals who had a major impact on American history.

Encyclopedia of American Cultural and Intellectual History (3 vols.)
Volume 1 focuses on early America.
DH Hill Ref E169.1 .E624 2001

The Encyclopedia of Democracy (4 vols.)
DH Hill Ref JC423 .E53 1995

Encyclopedia of American Social History (3 vols.)
Volume 1 contains articles about specific historical periods.
D.H. Hill Ref. HN57 .E58 1993


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