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HIST 352 - Women/Gender/Sex in U.S. History: Secondary

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America: History and Life

America: History and Life is the major database for history related articles on topics from the United States and Canada (see Historical Abstracts for non-North American topics).  You will probably find this database very helpful as you search for the historical background information on your topic.  Here is a reminder of the many ways that you can control and limit your searches in order to get the best results.

America History and Life

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