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Published: 13 April 2012

1416 Pages

7 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780199743360

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Social History

2-Volume Set

Editor-in-chief: Lynn Dumenil and Series edited by Paul Boyer

Oxford Encyclopedias of American History

  • The first, and only, encyclopedia to provide detailed coverage of the history of everyday life in America
  • Over 450 A-Z articles signed by expert scholars with more than 200 new articles and 240 revised articles from the Companion
  • Entries explore the landscapes of everyday experience, from colonial houses to modern technology
  • Regional entries and entries on major cities examine the interplay between location and population
  • Numerous entries emphasize the diversity of American peoples
  • Topical outline allows readers to search for entries in thirteen thematic categories
  • Extensive cross references guide readers to related entries
  • Selective bibliographies direct readers to the most important recent scholarly works
  • Comprehensive index lists all the topics covered in the encyclopedia, including those that are not entry titles themselves
  • Expands and updates The Oxford Companion to U.S. History (Paul Boyer, ed)

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