While other resources focus on different aspects of the 19th century, such as the Civil War or immigration, this is the first truly comprehensive treatment to cover all aspects of 19th-century history including: population, politics and government, economy and work, society and culture, religion, social problems and reform, everyday life and foreign policy.
The Historical Dictionary of U.S. Diplomacy from World War I through World War II relates the events of this crucial period in U.S. history through a chronology, an introductory essay, and over 600 cross-referenced dictionary entries on key persons, places, events, institutions, and organizations."
History of American Foreign Relations Databases
Connect to online library resources for scholarly articles & videos on history:
JSTOR JSTOR provides fulltext backfiles (some titles back to the 1800's) of many of the core research and society published journals in numerous fields. About 300 history journals are included; related disciplines include economics, political science, ethnic studies, and religion.
Salem Press Collection of online reference works including Milestone Documents in America History which contains fulltext primary documents.
Social Sciences Full Text Full-text articles from 360 journals, covering the latest concepts, theories and methods from both applied and theoretical aspects of the social sciences.
SocINDEX with Fulltext: This can be searched to find articles related to American History from a sociological perspective.
World History Collection This collection provides well-rounded coverage of both the current thinking and events in World History, as well as scholarly work being established in the field. Over 150 full-text history journals are included.
World History in Video Wide-ranging collection of critically acclaimed documentaries with coverage from the earliest civilizations to the late twentieth century.
Founded in 1985 the National Security Archive combines a unique range of functions: investigative journalism center, research institute on international affairs, library and archive of declassified U.S. documents.
The Foreign Relations of the United States series presents the official documentary historical record of major U.S. foreign policy decisions and significant diplomatic activity. The series, which is produced by the State Department's Office of the Historian, began in 1861 and now comprises more than 450 individual volumes. The volumes published over the last two decades increasingly contain declassified records from all the foreign affairs agencies.