Sullivan Family Library | Research | Historical/Political & Social Studies Titles

Selected Historical/Political & Social Studies Resources in Print

Available at Sullivan Library.


| Ancient World | Middle Ages and the Renaissance | Modern World |
| World History | American History | Asian History | Political Science |


Ancient World

Bunson, Margaret R. Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt. New York: Facts on File, 2002.
REF DT58 .B96 2002

Carrasco, David, ed. The Oxford Encyclopedia of Mesoamerican Cultures: The Civilizations of Mexico and Central America. 3 v. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001.
REF F1218.6 .O95 2001

Higham, Charles. Encyclopedia of Ancient Asian Civilizations. New York: Facts on File, 2004.
REF DS12 .H5 2004

Hornblower, Simon and Antony Spawforth, ed. The Oxford Classical Dictionary. Third ed., rev. New York: Oxford University Press, 2003.
REF DE5 .O9 2003

Redford, Donald B., ed. The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt. 3 v. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001.
REF DT58 .O94 2001

Sacks, David. Encyclopedia of the Ancient Greek World. Rev. ed. New York: Facts on File, 2005
REF DF16 .S23 2005

Middle Ages and the Renaissance

Andrea, Alfred J. Encyclopedia of the Crusades. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2003.
REF D155 .A6 2003

McKietterick, Rosamond. Atlas of the Medieval World. New York: Oxford University Press, 2004.
REF D117 .M35 2004

Strayer, Joseph R., ed. Dictionary of the Middle Ages. 13 v. New York: Scribner, 1982-1989.
REF D114 .D5 1982

Modern World

Coerver, Don M., Suzanne B. Pasztor and Robert M. Buffington. Mexico: An Encyclopedia of Contemporary Culture and History. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2004.
REF F1234 .C67 2004

World History

Today in History: A Day-by-Day Review of World Events. New York: DK Pub., 2003.
REF D20 .T65 2003

American History

Boyer, Paul S., ed. The Oxford Companion to United States History. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001.
REF E174 .O94 2001

Dassanowsky, Robert, ed. Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America. 2nd ed. 3 v. Detroit: Gale Group, 2000.
REF E184 .A1 G14 2000

Nash, Gary B., ed. Encyclopedia of American History. 11 v. New York: Facts on File, 2003.
REF E174 .E53 2003

Novas, Himilce, Lan Cao with Rosemary Silva. Everything You Need to Know About Asian-American History. New York: Plume, 2004.
REF E184 .A75 N68 2004

Smith, Jessie Carney, ed. Black Firsts: 4,000 Ground-breaking and Pioneering Historical Events. 2nd ed., rev. and expanded. Detroit: Visible Ink Press, 2003.
REF E185 .B574 2003

Sturtevant, William C., ed. Handbook of North American Indians. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution, 1984- .
REF E77 .H25

Waldman, Carl. Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes. Rev. ed. New York: Facts on File, 1999.
REF E76.2 .W35 1999

Zinn, Howard. A People’s History of the United States: 1492-present. New ed. New York: HarperCollins, 2003.
REF E178 .Z75 2003

Asian History

Frederic-Louis. Japan Encyclopedia. Translated by Kathe Roth. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2002.
REF DS821 .F73 2002

Perkins, Dorothy. Encyclopedia of China: The Essential Reference to China, Its History and Culture. New York: Facts on File, 1999.
REF DS705 .P7 1999

Southeast Asia: A Historical Encyclopedia, from Angkor Wat to East Timor. 3 v. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2004.
REF DS524 .S68 2004

Political Science

The Almanac of American Politics. Boston: Gambit.
REF JK1012 .A44 2008

Europa World Year Book. 2 v. London: Europa Publications.
REF JN1 .E85 2008

Krieger, Joel., ed. The Oxford Companion to Politics of the World. 2nd ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001.
REF JA61 .O95 2001

Moore, John L. Elections A to Z. 2nd ed. Washington, D.C.: CQ Press, 2003.
REF JK1976 .M57 2003

Shearer, Benjamin F, ed. The Uniting States: The Story of Statehood for the Fifty United States. 3 v. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2004.
REF JK2408 .U65 2004

Smith, Robert C. Encyclopedia of African-American Politics. New York: Facts on File, 2003.
REF E185 .S58155 2003

The Statesman’s Year-Book. New York: St. Martin’s Press.
REF JA 51 .S7 2008

The United States Government Manual. Washington, D.C.: Office of the Federal Register.
REF JK421 .A3 2007-08