ASST470: Women in U.S.-Asian Relations

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Biography in Context more information
A comprehensive database of biographical information on more that 150,000 people from throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines and subject areas.
Encyclopedia of World Biography more information

Originally published in 1973 by McGraw Hill, this authoritative set represents the first complete revision in 25 years. This edition includes approximately 2,000 more entries than the first, with more women, multicultural and international coverage, bringing the total to approximately 7,000 biographies on notables from every part of the world and from all time periods. Includes thousands of photos, a consolidated index, and more. Each Supplement adds approximately 200 new biographies.

Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History more information

This encyclopedia captures the experiences and the roles women have played throughout world history, with over 650 biographies of influential women and over 600 topical articles covering topics such as geography and history, culture and society, organizations, movements, and gender studies.

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Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America more information

Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America contains 152 original essays (about 8,000-12,000 words each) on specific minority and ethnic groups in the U.S., with an emphasis on culture (religions, holidays, customs, language) in addition to information on historical background and settlement patterns. The Encyclopedia also covers ethnoreligious groups such as Jews, Chaldeans and Amish.

Countries and Their Cultures more information

Focuses on cultures and countries around the world, specifically what is and is not shared culturally by the people who live in a particular country. Entries contain descriptive summaries of the country in question, including demographic, historical, cultural, economic, religious, and political information.

Library of Congress Global Gateway more information

Central portal to the Library of Congress' vast resources, and to electronic resources chosen by the Library staff, including country studies, foreign law materials, digitized books and articles, cybercasts, and featured collections of international, cultural and historic importance.

Sara Nixons's Country Information Sources more information

Created by Cook Library librarian, this website provides a variety of print and web based country resources.

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JSTOR more information

Full text archive of journal articles on many topics.

Women's Studies International (EBSCO) more information
Includes over 300,000 records drawn from a variety of essential women's studies databases.
America: History and Life (EBSCO) more information

Indexes articles on North American  (United States and Canada) history from 1450 - present. Links to full text articles from other Ebsco databases and JSTOR, either directly or through FIND IT.

Historical Abstracts (EBSCO) more information

Indexes articles on world history from 1450 - present, covering regions outside of North America. Links to full text articles from other Ebsco databases and JSTOR, either directly or through FIND IT.

ASST470: Women in U.S.-Asian Relations / Albert S. Cook Library
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