Joseph Sabin's Bibliotheca Americana: A Dictionary of Books Relating to America from Its Discovery to the Present Time has been heralded as a cornerstone in the study of the history of the Western Hemisphere. Gale's Sabin Americana, 1500-1926 takes the works currently captured from that bibliography and makes them available online.
Consisting of works published not only in the United States but across the globe, Sabin Americana, 1500-1926 offers diverse perspectives of the Americas and its unique evolutions – including colonization, Civil War, slavery, Westward expansion, Latin American studies and more. This digital collection provides a wealth of material necessary for intensive studies of the history of the New World. Sabin Americana, 1500-1926 contains information about North, Central and South America, the Arctic and Antarctica and the West Indies. This resource offers original accounts of exploration, pioneering, settlement, the western movement, military actions, Native Americans, slavery and abolition. Includes more than 33,000 titles and 8 million pages of text.
Keeping in the Gale Digital Archives tradition, Sabin Americana, 1500-1926 offers basic and advanced search options: users can search among or within specific works, view the results of their full-text searches on facsimile pages from the original works, save their lists of results, specific pages or works using InfoMark technology, e-mail citations.
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