Making of America

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A digital library of primary sources in American social history. The scope includes the Antebellum period through Reconstruction. The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology. The collection currently contains approximately 10,000 books and 50,000 journal articles with 19th-century imprints. The Making of America is a project of the University of Michigan.

Coverage: 19th Century Access: Freely Available


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