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Online Encyclopedia Titles:
This listing is but a small portion of our collection with a broad subject treatment. To find additional encyclopedias or other reference materials, use OneSearch--select to search Books and type your keywords/phrases in the search box.
The African American Almanac (2011)
Encyclopedia of African American Writing, 3rd edition (2018)
Historical Dictionary of African American Cinema, 2nd edition (2015)
The African American Encyclopedia 2nd edition (2001)
Reference E 185 .A253 2001 v.1-10
Africana: the Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience (1999)
Reference DT 14 .A37435 1999
American Immigrant Cultures: Builders of a Nation (1997)
Reference E 184 .A1 A63448 1997 v.1-2
Encyclopedia of Minorities in American Politics (2000)
Reference E 184 .A1 E574 2000 v.1-2
Encyclopedia of Multicultural Psychology (2006)
GN502 .E63 2006
Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America (2000)
Reference E 184 .A1 G14 2000
Harvard Encyclopedia of American Ethnic Groups (1980)
Reference E 184 .A1 H35 1980
Immigrants in American History: Arrival, Adaptation and Integration (2013)
Reference Desk JV6450 .I5536 2013 v. 1-4
Reference Library of Black America (2003)
Reference E 185 .R455 2003 v. 1-5