History Subject Guide: Books

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  • Reference Resources: Books on the first floor in the Reference Room
    • United States
      • Encyclopedia of the United States in the Nineteenth Century (Reference Room, E169.1 E626 2001 v.1-v.3)
      • Encyclopedia of United States in the Twentieth Century (Reference Room, E740.7 .E53 1996 v.1-v.5)
      • The Fifties in America (Reference Room, E169.12 .F498 2005  v.1-v.3)   
      • The Sixties in America (Reference Room, E841 .S55 1999  v.1-v.3)
      • Encyclopedia of the American Civil War (Reference Room, E468.E52 2000 v.1-v.5) 
      • A Guide to the History of California (Reference Room, F861 .G85 1989)
      • California A-Z (Reference Room, F860 .C34 2000) 
      • Encyclopedia of the North American Colonies (Reference Room, E45 .E53 1993  v.1- v.3)
      • Historical Gazetteer of the United States (Reference Room, E154 .H45 2005)  
      • Dictionary of American History (Reference Room, E174 .D52 2003  v.1-v.10)   (http://suncat.csun.edu/record=b1876961)
      • Conspiracy Theories in American History (Reference Room, E179 .C66 2003  v.1-v.2) 
      • Oxford History of the American West (Reference Room, F591 .O95 1994)  
      • Encyclopedia of the American West (Reference Room, F591 .E485 1996  v.1-v.4) 
      • Encyclopedia of Frontier Biography (Reference Room, F596 .T515 1988  v. 1-v.3) 
      • Voices of the US Latino Experience (Reference Room, E184.S75 V65 2008  v.1-v.3)  
      • Statistical Record of Hispanic America (Reference Room, E184.S75 S74  1995)
      • African American Encyclopedia (Reference Room, E185 .A253 1993  v.1-v.6)
      • African American Slave Narratives (Reference Room, E444 .A23 2001  v.1-v.3) 
      • Slavery Abolition and Emancipation (Reference Room, E446 .S617 1999  v.1-v.8) 
      • Slavery in the United States (Reference Room, E441 .S635 2007 v.1-v.2) 
      • African American National Biography (Reference Room, E185.96 .A4466 2008  v.1-v.8)
      • Historical Statistics of Black America (Reference Room, E185 .H543 1995  v.1-v.2)
      • Encyclopedia of American Jewish History (Reference Room, E184.35 .E53 2008  v.1- v.2)
      • The Asian American Encyclopedia (Reference Room, E184.O6 A827 1995  v.1-v.3)  
      • Encyclopedia of Japanese American History (Reference Room, E184.J3 E53 2001)  
      • Encyclopedia of Muslim-American History (Reference Room, E184.M88 E876 2010  v.1-v.2)  
      • Notable American Women (Reference Room, CT3260 .N57  v.1-v.3)
      • Civil Rights in the United States (Reference Room,  E184.A1 C47 2000 v.1-v.2)
      • Encyclopedia of American Race Riots (Reference Room,  E184.A1 E573 2007  v.1-v.2)
      • Encyclopedia of Minorities in American Politics (Reference Room, E184.A1 E574 2000 v.1-v.2)
      • Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America (Reference Room, E184.A1 G14 1995 v.1-v.2)
      • Encyclopedia of Racism in the United States (Reference Room, E184.A1 E773 2005 v.1-v.3)
    • World History
      • World Factbook  (Reference Room, G122 .U56a)
      • Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinas and Latinos
      • History in Dispute (Reference Room, D20 .H56 2000 v.1-v.11)
      • World Monarchies and Dynasty (Reference Room, D21 .W929 2005 v.1-v.3) 
      • Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History (Reference Room,  D23 .B45 2005  v.1-v.5)
      • Dictionary of the Middle Ages (Reference Room,  D114 .D5 1982 v.1-v.10)
      • History Behind the Headlines (Reference Room,  D410 .H57 v.1-v.5)
      • Nations and Nationalism (Reference Room, D299 .N37 2008 v.1-v.4)
      • A Global Chronology of Conflict (Reference Room, D25.A2 G57 2010 v.1-v.6)
      • Historic World Leaders (Reference Room, D412 .H57 1994 v.1-v.5) 
      • Encyclopedia of the Holocaust (Reference Room, D804.3 .E53 1990 v.1-v.4)
      • The Oxford History of the British Empire (Reference Room, DA16 .O95 1998 v.1-v.5)
      • Encyclopedia of Asian History (Reference Room, DS31 .E53 1988 v.1-v.4)
      • The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World (Reference Room, DS35.53 .O96 2009 v.1-v.6)
      • The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World (Reference Room,  DS35.53 .O96 2009 v.1-v.6)
      • Columbia Chronologies of Asian History and Culture (Reference Room,  DS33 .C63 2000)
      • Medieval Islamic Civilization an Encyclopedia (Reference Room, DS36.85 .M434 2006 v.1-v.2)
      • Encyclopedia Judaica (Reference Room,  DS102.8 .E496 2007 v.1-v.10)
      • Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World (Reference Room,  DS135.L4 E53 2010  v.1-v.5)
      • Encyclopedia of Japan (Reference Room,  DS805 .K633 1983 v.1-v.9)
      • Encyclopedia of African History (Reference Room,  DT20 .E53 2005 v.1-v.3)
      • The Oxford Classical Dictionary (Reference Room, DE5 .O9 1996)