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History 251 - Davis

General survey of the history of the United States from Reconstruction to the contemporary era paying particular attention to groups who have remained outside of mainstream America and/or whose contributions to mainstream America have gone unacknowledged.

Suggested Search Terms

Try using these search terms, or combinations of terms, within the Library Catalog and History related databases in the box at right.

  • Bisexuals
  • Gay and Lesbian Studies
  • Gay Liberation Movement
  • Gays
  • Gender Identity
  • GLBT
  • Homophobia
  • Homosexuality
  • Lesbians
  • Lesbianism
  • LGBT
  • Sex Discrimination
  • Transgender People
  • Transgenderism
  • Two Spirit
  • Queer Theory

E-Book Examples

Key Article Databases

  • America: History & Life
    Indexes over 1,700 journals on U.S. and Canadian history published since 1964.
  • Academic Search Premier
    Multi-disciplinary; includes full-text of 3,900+ scholarly journals...
  • Project Muse
    Project MUSE offers 300 journals from 60 scholarly publishers in the fields of literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, economics, and many others.
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