Ronald Takaki, author of many books on Asian American and American ethnic history, including Strangers From a Different Shore: A History of Asian Americans,was a recipient of the Joint Conference of Librarians of Color Author Award. The JCLC, which was…
The Churchill Archive includes more than 800,000 pages of original documents, produced between 1874 and 1965, ranging from Winston S. Churchill’s personal correspondence to his official exchanges with kings, presidents, politicians, and military leaders. From Bloomsbury Publishing in collaboration with…
British Records on the Atlantic World, 1700-1900 focuses on the two centuries of Britain’s colonial, missionary, commercial and literary relations with Africa and the Americas. The database contains 14 collections of rare primary source documents, with the total number of…
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The Organization of Chinese Americans (OCA), a national advocacy group, responds to the Pew Research Center’s report, The Rise of Asian Americans.
Maps of 18th-Century shipping trade routes.
Two of the library’s important history databases, Historical Abstracts and America: History & Life, now have trial access to full-text upgrades through June 30, 2010. Historical Abstracts with Full TextCovers the history of the world (excluding the United States and…
American History in Video is freely available (no username or password required) through November 15, 2009. According to the publisher, Alexander Street Press, it includes “more than 1,500 titles and 500 hours. It will continue to grow to include more…