HIST 29204: From Sugar to Oil

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  • Readers' Guide Retrospective
    Database containing comprehensive indexing of the most popular general-interest periodicals published in the United States and reflects the history of 20th century America. The complete database covers the years 1890 through 1982. Use to research contemporary writings on general news areas as current events, business, fashion, politics, crafts, education, history, sports, food, science, theater reviews, and film reviews.

Encyclopedias and Dictionaries

  • Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History
    International in scope and spanning all time periods of human history, The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History includes 900 original articles by noted scholars from more than thirty-five countries. Articles range from 500-word entries on inventors, theoreticians, and industry leaders to overarching, 8,000-word essays on markets, industries, and labor.
  • Encyclopedia of the African Diaspora
    Covers geography, cultural and political movements, personalities, and theories.  Treats a wide variety of topics, including Europe and the African world, slavery, and griots of West Africa, as well as more contemporary subjects such as hip-hop and the Nation of Islam.
  • Encyclopedia of Latin American history and culture REF F1406 .E53 2008
  • Encyclopedia of Latin American Politics REF F1410 .E56 2001
  • Encyclopedia of Contemporary Latin American and Caribbean cultures REF F1406.E515 2000

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What is LAC?

There are many titles in the library catalog that are listed with a location of LAC.

LAC stands for the Library of American Civilization. We have the complete set on ultra microfiche, currently residing on the 4th floor. They are older titles mostly relating to United State history.

Be not afraid! Most of the LAC titles have been digitized and are freely available on the internet.

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