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Take a Sneak Peek at The Civil War, a 2010 Choice Outstanding Academic Title

Posted on 04/12/2010

Readex’s first thematic Archive of Americana collection, The Civil War: Antebellum Period to Reconstruction, was recently ranked among the “Best of the Best” electronic resources reviewed by ChoiceMagazine last year.

In the May 2009 issue, Arkansas State University's James Foreman wrote:

A comprehensive database of Americana covering the antebellum period through the Civil War and Reconstruction .... allows users to fully research this important era of American history .... excellent coverage of the social, political, and cultural aspects of this momentous time period. Summing Up: Highly recommended. Lower-level undergraduates through faculty/researchers; general readers.

And in Reference Reviews (Volume 23, Number 7, 2009), Norman Desmarais, acquisitions librarian at Providence College, wrote: “This product should be in every library whose patrons have an interest in the Civil War.” To explore this wide-ranging and acclaimed resource yourself, Readex is offering its blog readers  immediate access—available from Monday, April 12 through Monday April 19, 2010. Register here. To request a price quote or an institution-wide trial, please use this form.

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