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"History" (7 results)
Conflict in Ancient Greece and Rome: The Definitive Political, Social, and Military EncyclopediaConflict in Ancient Greece and Rome covers conflict in the ancient Greek and Roman worlds, relating warfare to society, politics, economy, and culture. It examines major wars and other key conflicts, important generals and leaders, and Greek and Roman political, military, social, and cultural institutions. Contains maps and illustrations, a topically arranged bibliography, sourcebooks of primary sources in translation, and lists of the most interesting 'sound bites' attributed to Greek and Roman leaders in ancient times. WIU USERS ONLY.History
Encyclopedia of American Urban HistoryThe Encyclopedia of American Urban History offers both a summary and an interpretation of the field. With contributions from leading academics in their fields, this authoritative resource offers an interdisciplinary approach by covering topics from economics, geography, anthropology, politics, and sociology. WIU USERS ONLY.History
Encyclopedia of Immigration and Migration in the American WestDocuments the history of the American West as an important part of the American experience through a combination of general entries, focused biographies, community histories, economic enterprise analyses, and demographic studies. Examines the settling of the West and include coverage of movements of American Indians, African Americans, and the often-forgotten role of women in the West's development. WIU USERS ONLY.History
European History OnlineExamines 500 years of modern European history regarding religion, politics, science and law, to art and music, as well as the economy, technology and the military. Provides background information and context and describes and analyzes specific transfer processes relevant to Europe.History
Facts on File World News DigestA complete archive of the publication Facts on File World News Digest, updated weekly. It covers all major political, social, and economic events since November 1940. Includes an extensive full-text collection of biographies, historical documents, editorials, and background articles. WIU USERS ONLY.History
Holocaust EncyclopediaHundreds of articles on all aspects of the Holocaust, from the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. History
Oxford Encyclopedia of American Social HistoryThe Oxford Encyclopedia of American Social History (2012) synthesizes the latest thinking about the great events and historical transformations in American history. The more than 450 entries in this work, signed by topic experts, examine our shared history "from the bottom up," with entries on topics intended to help readers develop a richer framework for understanding the social experience of Americans throughout history. Features include heavy cross-referencing, selective bibliographies, and a topical outline of entries. WIU USERS ONLY.History