Featured eBooks

  • American History Through Literature 1870-1920American History Through Literature 1870-1920
    Designed for the general reader, this set presents literature not as a simple inventory of authors or titles but rather as a historical and cultural field viewed from a wide array of contemporary perspectives.
  • St. James Encyclopedia of Popular CultureSt. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture
    Includes more than 2,700 signed essays ranging from 500 to 2,500 words, written by subject experts and edited to form a consistent, readable, and straightforward reference.
  • Encyclopedia of African-American Culture and HistoryEncyclopedia of African-American Culture and History
    A five-volume set and supplement covering all aspects of the African-American experience from 1619 to the present day.
  • U.S. Immigration and Migration Reference LibraryU.S. Immigration and Migration Reference Library
    Chronicles and interpretations of the phenomenal waves of immigration to the United States from the earliest times through the period from 1820 to 1930, when the United States was the destination of some 60% of the world's immigrants -- up to the present day, when restrictive policies have temporarily stanched the flow of immigrants.
  • EducationEducation
    Areas covered include an overview of American education; primary, elementary, and secondary schools; public versus private schooling; special education; education of gifted children; testing and achievement of students; national education goals; and "at-risk" students.
  • Colonial America Reference LibraryColonial America Reference Library
    The Colonial America Reference Library provides students with the comprehensive information on the Colonial American period they need to write reports and class assignments including biographical profiles and primary source documents.
  • American Women Writers: A Critical Reference Guide from Colonial Times to the PresentAmerican Women Writers: A Critical Reference Guide from Colonial Times to the Present
    Provides coverage on the best-known American women writers spanning from colonial days to the present, including biography, criticism, and bibliography for each; also includes lesser-known writers whose work is found in journals, letters, stories, and even hymns.
  • American Decades Primary SourcesAmerican Decades Primary Sources
    Cross-disciplinary source spanning the 20th century.
  • The Gale Encyclopedia of ChildrenThe Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health
    Provides in-depth coverage of pediatric diseases and disorders, with issues related to physical and cognitive and behavioral development.
  • History in Dispute:  Vol 14History in Dispute: Vol 14
    Addresses heavily debated questions by offering different critical perspectives on major historical events, drawn from all time periods and from all parts of the globe.