Explores the scholarly literature on early American history.
A companion volume to Books on Early American History and Culture, 1991-1995, this work covers scholarship on early American history, including North America and the Caribbean from 1492 to 1815. This annotated bibliography surveys over 1,000 monographs, essay collections, exhibition catalogs, and reference works published between 1986 and 1990. In thirty-two thematic sections, the book covers such topics as colonization, rural life and agriculture, and religion. This useful guide organizes the recent explosion of scholarly literature on pre-colonial, colonial, and early Republican America.
Preface General Historiography and Public History Geography and Exploration Colonization Maritime History Environment Native Americans Race Gender Ethnicity Migration Labor and Class Economics and Business Society Families and Children Rural Life and Agriculture Religion American Revolution War of 1812 Constitution Politics and Government Law Crime and Punishment Diplomacy Military Ideas Literature Communication Education Science and Medicine Visual Arts and Material Culture Performing Arts Author Index Subject Index
Reviews Recommended for all academic libraries.—Choice
[H]ighly recommended to researchers and teachers of history, utilizing secondary school, public, and college libraries.—Reference & User Services Quarterly