This handy volume is a one-stop source for comprehensive information about books on early American history and culture published between 1996 and 2000.
Scholarly literature on early American history and culture is extensive, with hundreds of new titles appearing each year. How does one get a handle on the wide range of available monographs, reference works, exhibition catalogs, and essay collections? How does one know which materials will suit one's specific needs?
Intended to help anyone who uses research materials sort through the vast amount of literature on the topic, Books on Early American History and Culture, 1996–2000: An Annotated Bibliography covers more than 700 titles published during those years.
The volume includes monographs, reference works, exhibition catalogs, and essay collections reviewed in at least one of 45 general periodicals and historical journals. Each entry provides the name of the book, its author(s) or editor(s), publisher, date of publication, ISBN and/or OCLC number(s), Library of Congress call number and/or Dewey number, and the number of times the work has been cited in journal literature covered by the Thomson ISI Arts and Humanities and Social Science citation indexes. Following each detailed citation is a brief summary of the book and a list of journals in which the book has been reviewed.
• 32 thematic chapters covering more than 700 titles
• An author index
• Appendices that list frequently cited works
• Provides researchers and general readers with a quick review of the literature in early American history for the period 1996 to 2000
• Gives complete citation information for each work so that the book may be located easily
• Offers an extensive list of book reviews for each work and suggests which books, by topic, have been most influential and, therefore, would be most profitably read