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HIST 1200-104: Nineteenth Century Communal Utopias (FWS Fall 2016): Background

This is a guide for the First-year Writing Seminar taught by Molly Reed.

General reference sources

Gale Virtual Reference Library  Excellent collection of full text encyclopedias.

Sage Reference Online  Excellent collection of full text encyclopedias.

Oxford Reference Online  Outstanding collection of encyclopedias, dictionaries, and companions.

Encyclopedia Britannica  Now includes rich supplementary material (maps, data, news, articles, website links and more).

Background on theories and theorists - Reference sources

Selected subject encyclopedias

Dictionary of American history. A classic ten volume encyclopedia. (Print: Olin Library Reference E174 .D52x 2003 +)

Encyclopedia of American Communes, 1663-1963, by Foster Stockwell. McFarland, 1998. Print: Olin Library Reference HX653.S65x 1998.

Encyclopedia of New York State.  Online, and Print: Olin Library Reference F119 .E53 2005 ++

Encyclopedia of the United States in the Nineteenth Century. 3 vols.  Scribner's, 2001. Print: Olin Library Reference E169.1 .E626x 2001

The Oxford Companion to United States history. Oxford University Press, 2001. Also in print (Olin Library Reference E174 .O94 2001 +).

Utopias in American History, by Jyotsna Sreenivasan. ABC-CLIO, 2008.  Print: Olin Library Reference HX653.S64 2008+

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