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History: American: Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

The Big Picture

Use encyclopedias and other reference books as an alternative to the Wikipedia.  They will provide you with a good overview of a topic and entries usually give you references for further reading. Try this one:

Cambridge Histories Online

Selective List of Encyclopedias and Dictionaries

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