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American Studies 101

Introduction to American Studies
Professor: Cassandra Cleghorn
Fall 2018

Multi-Disciplinary Reference Sources

The following resources include online encyclopedias and dictionaries in a variety of subject areas. These are good sources to get quick, authoritative background information.

American History and Culture

The following encyclopedias are compiled by scholars of American history and culture. Keep in mind that reference works take time to compile and are a product of their editors/editorial boards. Read the preface and look at the table of contents to determine what topics are included/excluded.