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AMST 1101: Introduction to American Studies (Spring 2016): Subject
Encyclopedias

A research guide for students in Barry Maxwell's course.

American Social & Cultural History

The list is only a selection. Browse the shelves adjacent to a given title for more.


Olin Reference Collection

Olin Library Reference Collection

Subject Encyclopedias are great for:

  • choosing a topic
  • educating yourself quickly
  • perspective on a topic
  • variant spellings, vocabulary, terminology
  • bibliographies of critical sources


Race & Ethnicity

The list is only a selection. Browse the shelves adjacent to a given title for more.

For American Indian history, see the Reference Sources page of the American Indian Studies guide.


Regional Culture and History

The list is only a selection. Browse the shelves adjacent to a given title for more.  The Reference collection also contains encyclopedias devoted to individual states and major cities.


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