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Tompkins, Vincent, Judith Baughman, Victor Bondi, Richard Layman, Eric L. Bargeron, and James F. Tidd. {{http://library.dowling.edu/record=b1130042~S0|American Decades]]. Detroit: Gale Research, 1994. Print. \\\

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Tompkins, Vincent, Judith Baughman, Victor Bondi, Richard Layman, Eric L. Bargeron, and James F. Tidd. American Decades. Detroit: Gale Research, 1994. Print. \\\

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Statistical Abstract of the United States
For statistics compiled by the federal government on a host of areas from housing to wages.

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Start with these three databases to locate articles from journals, magazines, and newspapers on your topic.

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You’ll find articles through the Library’s databases. Think of these as search engines that search through thousands of magazines, journals, and newspapers.

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Finkelman, Paul. Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-First Century. New York: Oxford University Press, 2009. Print.
Harlow, Mary, Ray Laurence, Louise J. Wilkinson, Sandra Cavallo, Silvia Evangelisti, Elizabeth A. Foyster, James A. Marten, Colin Heywood, Joseph M. Hawes, and N R. Hiner. A Cultural History of Childhood and Family. Oxford: Berg, 2010. Print.
Lackmann, Ronald W. The Encyclopedia of 20th-Century American Television. New York: Checkmark Books, 2003. Print
Odo, Franklin. The Columbia Documentary History of the Asian American Experience. New York: Columbia University Press, 2002. Print.
Shifflett, Crandall A. Victorian America, 1876 to 1913. New York: Facts on File, 1996. Print.
Tompkins, Vincent, Judith Baughman, Victor Bondi, Richard Layman, Eric L. Bargeron, and James F. Tidd. {{http://library.dowling.edu/record=b1130042~S0|American Decades]]. Detroit: Gale Research, 1994. Print. \\

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Finkelman, Paul. Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-First Century. New York: Oxford University Press, 2009. Print.

Harlow, Mary, Ray Laurence, Louise J. Wilkinson, Sandra Cavallo, Silvia Evangelisti, Elizabeth A. Foyster, James A. Marten, Colin Heywood, Joseph M. Hawes, and N R. Hiner. A Cultural History of Childhood and Family. Oxford: Berg, 2010. Print.

Lackmann, Ronald W. The Encyclopedia of 20th-Century American Television. New York: Checkmark Books, 2003. Print

Odo, Franklin. The Columbia Documentary History of the Asian American Experience. New York: Columbia University Press, 2002. Print.

Shifflett, Crandall A. Victorian America, 1876 to 1913. New York: Facts on File, 1996. Print.

Tompkins, Vincent, Judith Baughman, Victor Bondi, Richard Layman, Eric L. Bargeron, and James F. Tidd. {{http://library.dowling.edu/record=b1130042~S0|American Decades]]. Detroit: Gale Research, 1994. Print. \\\

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Finkelman, Paul. Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-First Century. New York: Oxford University Press, 2009. Print.

Lackmann, Ronald W. The Encyclopedia of 20th-Century American Television. New York: Checkmark Books, 2003. Print.

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Finkelman, Paul. Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-First Century. New York: Oxford University Press, 2009. Print.
Harlow, Mary, Ray Laurence, Louise J. Wilkinson, Sandra Cavallo, Silvia Evangelisti, Elizabeth A. Foyster, James A. Marten, Colin Heywood, Joseph M. Hawes, and N R. Hiner. A Cultural History of Childhood and Family. Oxford: Berg, 2010. Print.
Lackmann, Ronald W. The Encyclopedia of 20th-Century American Television. New York: Checkmark Books, 2003. Print
Odo, Franklin. The Columbia Documentary History of the Asian American Experience. New York: Columbia University Press, 2002. Print.
Shifflett, Crandall A. Victorian America, 1876 to 1913. New York: Facts on File, 1996. Print.
Tompkins, Vincent, Judith Baughman, Victor Bondi, Richard Layman, Eric L. Bargeron, and James F. Tidd. {{http://library.dowling.edu/record=b1130042~S0|American Decades]]. Detroit: Gale Research, 1994. Print. \\

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Finkelman, Paul. Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-First Century. New York: Oxford University Press, 2009. Print.

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These searches will show you some of the books we have on these subjects:

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This search takes you to a selection of items in the library that deal with the idea of the American Dream:

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World War One

Iraq War

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After you have a specific book for your paper, you can search for more information by using keywords that match what your book focuses on. Some examples from this class might include: “middle class”, “consumer culture”, housing, families, suburbs, etc.

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Books in the Main Stacks

These searches will show you some of the books we have on these subjects:

Vietnam War

World War One

Iraq War

You can also search specific keywords for more. Make sure you put unique phrases in quotes like “Persian Gulf War” (:html:) <form class=“unpadded” action=“http://library.dowling.edu/search/” method=“get” name=“search” id=“search” style=“border:0;”> <select name=“searchtype”> <option value=“X” selected=“selected”>Keyword</option> <option value=“t”>Title</option> <option value=“a”>Author</option> <option value=“d”>Subject</option> <option value=“c”>Call Number</option> </select>

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Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

Use reference sources like those listed below to get an introduction to a topic and to look for research possibilities.

Online

Credo Reference
Credo is a database made up of hundreds of encyclopedias and reference sources. It’s a great first stop to help you define and understand your topic.

War Topic Page

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