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New Database Trial - Historical Statistics of the United States

The library now has a trial to Historical Statistics of the United States:
Historical Statistics of the United States presents the numerical history of the United States. This definitive reference work contains more than 37,000 annual time series of quantitative historical information covering virtually every quantifiable dimension of American history: population, work and welfare, economic structure and performance, governance, and international relations, all from the earliest times to the present. Each series is fully documented and placed in historical context by a recognized expert. It will be a valuable resource for libraries, students, scholars, and journalists. There is nothing comparable.
  • The standard source for the quantitative facts of American history
  • A sweeping, comprehensive and thoroughly revised new edition
  • In both print and electronic formats
  • More than 1900 tables
  • 39 chapters covering the full breadth of American history
  • Over 170 maps, graphs and timelines
  • Print version in 5 volumes
  • Electronic version can be downloaded for easy analysis and chart preparation
  • Dozens of new topics have been added including American Indians, slavery, poverty, non-profit organizations, race and ethnicity
  • Over 100 essays putting information in historical context
  • Fully cross-referenced and indexed
Give it a try and let us know what you think - leave a comment here or send us an email. The trial ends 3/27/2008. To find out what trials we have access to at any given time, click on the “Databases by Subject” link on the Library’s Homepage and then click on the “Database Trials” link.
Published by root on 24 Mar

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