Includes articles from many respected reference sources like the Encyclopedia of World Biography and Who's Who in America. Also links to biographical articles in magazines and newspapers. Formerly known as Biography Resource Center.
Contains the texts of more than 250 reference titles published by Oxford University Press from all subject areas.
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The list below is a sampling of titles related to women in American History. Reference works are a great starting point for research because they provide an overview of your topic and many times also provide a list of recommended resources.
This eight-volume encyclopedia offers a broad survey of world history from 1750 to 2008. Important topics such as the Industrial Revolution, feminism, and globalization--not to mention the idea of modernization itself--receive reasonable treatment for a work of this scope.