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Use REFERENCE BOOKS for background information, broad overviews and summaries.
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Like the reference section in the library, use Credo Reference database for background information, broad overviews and summaries.
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Selected Reference Titles
American Decades, 1970-1979 by Matthew J. Bruccoli (Editor); Richard Layman (Editor)
Call Number: Ref E 169.12 .A4197 1995
Publication Date: 1995
There are many specialized subject encyclopedias that are useful for the Film Analysis Project. This is a list of a few recommended ones:
Cold War by Spencer C. Tucker (Editor); Priscilla Mary Roberts (Editor); John S. D. Eisenhower (Foreword by)
Call Number: Ref D 843 .C577247 2008 V. 1
Publication Date: 2007
Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present by Paul Finkelman (Editor)
Call Number: Ref E 185 .E5453 2009 V. 1
Publication Date: 2009
Encyclopedia of Contemporary American Social Issues by Michael Shally-Jensen (Editor)
Call Number: Ref HN 59.2 .E343 2011 V. 1
Publication Date: 2010
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Events, 1848-2006 by Lillian Faderman (Editorial Board Member); Yolanda Retter (Editorial Board Member); Horacio Roque Ramirez (Editorial Board Member); Stuart Timmons (Editorial Board Member); Eric C. Wat (Editorial Board Member)
Call Number: Ref HQ 73 .G74 2007 V.1
Publication Date: 2006
Icons of Black America by Matthew C. Whitaker
Call Number: Ref E 185.96 .I26 2011 V.1
Publication Date: 2011
The Encyclopedia of the Vietnam War by Spencer Tucker
Call Number: Ref DS 557.7 .E53 2011 V.1
Publication Date: 2011
The Encyclopedia of World War II by Spencer C. Tucker (Editor); Priscilla Mary Roberts (Editor); Allan R. Millett (Foreword by)