Selected Online Encyclopedias
Dictionary of American History
Classic reference source features updated and revised entries, as well as more than 800 new entries covering recent events and topics not covered previously. This authoritative work serves students, scholars, and general readers interested in a wide range of topics in American history, from the well studied and familiar to the obscure.
American Civil War: The Essential Reference Guide
Combines an A–Z encyclopedia format with 20 lengthy, illustrative primary documents; an extensive chronology; and a handful of significant essays that tackle the causality and consequences of the Civil War.
Oxford Companion to American Military History
Includes entries on relevant acts of Congress; on diplomatic policies; on peace and antiwar movements; on war in film, literature, music, and photography; and on war viewed through the disciplinary lenses of anthropology, economics, gender studies, and psychology.
Oxford Companion to United States History
Contains 1,400 online entries written by 900 historians and scholars on America's political, diplomatic, and military history, as well as social, cultural, and intellectual trends; science, technology, and medicine; the arts, religion.
Encyclopedia of War
Provides an overview of the most important events, people, and terms associated with warfare, from the Punic Wars to the War on Terror. Includes 100 b&w photographs, along with numerous maps.
Selected Print Encyclopedias