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Library Resources:

Selected Titles:
Don't Know Much About History: Everything You Need to Know About American History but Never Learned  973 D262D
Lies my teacher told me : everything your American history textbook got wrong 973 L827L 2007
A people's history of the United States : 1492-present  973 Z77P 2003
A history of the American people 973 J68H
The Almanac of American Politics  R 329.00973 B265a

Ancient History 930s
Medieval and European History 940s
World War I  940.3s
World War II 940.5s
American History 973s


Databases: - Family histories. Only available on-site at The Ferguson Library.
Encyclopedia of Espionage, Intelligence and Security A guide to the history, uses, related scientific principles and technology of espionage and intelligence.
Encyclopedia of Population Covers large-scale changes and research in population studies during the last 20 years. Topics include: rapid demographic expansion in poor countries, low fertility rates, and environmental impact of dense population.
Fashion, Costume, and Culture: Clothing, Headwear, Body Decorations and Footwear through the Ages Facts and information about the cultural, religious and social implications of human decoration and adornment throughout history, emphasis on the 20th century.
Heritage Quest Online Research resource for family history and American culture. Includes Federal census records and the UMI Genealogy and Local History collection.
JSTOR  461 international scholarly materials from more than 24 disciplines.


Best of the Web:

American Memory
Best History Sites
Connecticut History
History Writing Guide
Historical Text Archive
History on
Medici Archive Project
Stamford Historical Society
U.S. History


Stamford, CT - Voter Information
CT Secretary of State-Voter Registration Deadlines
CT League of Women Voter's -General Information & forms
Project Vote Smart
Real Clear Politics