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This guide will list some of the resources available at the COD Library that you can use to find information when doing research on Sociology or cultural issues and topics.

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A list of various topics can be found below.

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1900s

All - American Ads:  1900 - 1919.  General  NC  998.5 .A 1 A 5 2005

Almanacs of American Life:  Victorian America, 1876 - 1913.  Reference  E 169.1 .A 5 1876 - 1913

American Cinema, 1890 - 1909:  Themes and Variations

American Decades:  1900 - 1909.   Reference  E 169.12 .A 419 1994  vol. 1

American Decades, Primary Sources:  1900 - 1909.  General  E 169.1 .A 471977 2004 vol.1

America's Decades:  The 1900s.   General  E 169.1 .A 1124 2000

The Gilded Age:  Eyewitness History.  General  E 661 .C 575 2006

The Progressive Era:  Eyewitness History.  General  E 661 .J 395 2005

This Fabulous Century:  1900 - 1910.   General  E 161 .T 55 vol.1

1910s

The 1910s (from Wikipedia)

The 1910s in Modern Fashion

1910s:  The Way We Lived                                                                      Titanic Sinks!

Fast Facts:  Pop Culture:  1910s (U.S. Census Bureau)

All - American Ads:  1900 - 1919.  General  NC  998.5 .A 1 A 5 2005

Almanacs of American Life:  Modern America, 1914 to 1945.  Reference  E 169.1 .A 5 1914 - 1945

American Decades:  1910 - 1919.   Ref

Reference  E 169.12 .A 419 1994  vol. 2

American Decades, Primary Sources:  1910 - 1919.  General  E 169.1 .A 471977 2004 vol.2

America's Decades:  The 1910s.   General  E 169.1 .A 1125 2000

This Fabulous Century:  1910 - 1920.   General  E 161 .T 55 vol.2

 

1920s

All - American Ads:  '20s.  General  NC 998.5 .A 1 A 52 3004

Almanacs of American Life:  Modern America, 1914 to 1945.  Reference  E 169.1 .A 5 1914 - 1945

American Cinema of the 1920s:  Themes and Variations

American Decades:  1920 - 1929.   Reference  E 169.12 .A 419 vol.3

American Decades, Primary Sources: 1920  - 1929.   General  E 169.1 .A 471977 2004 vol.3

Day by Day:  The Twenties.  Reference  D 427 .D 3 1920/1929

Defining Documents in American History:  The 1920s

Flappers:  A Guide to an American Subculture.  General  HQ  1420 .S 24 2010

Historical Dictionary:  From the Great War to the Great Depression

Historical Dictionary of U.S. History and Politics, from the Great War to the Great Depression

Idols of Modernity:  Movie Stars of the 1920s

The Roaring Twenties:  Eyewitness History.   General  E 784 .S 76 2007

This Fabulous Century:  1920 - 1930.   General  E 161 .T 55 vol.3

The Twenties in America (an encyclopedia).  Reference  E 784 .T 84 2012

1930s

All - American Ads:  '30s.  General  NC 998.5 .A 1 A 53 2003

Almanacs of American Life:  Modern America, 1914 to 1945.  Reference  E 169.1 .A 5 1914 - 1945

American Cinema of the 1930s:  Themes and Variations

American Decades:  1930 - 1939.   Reference  E 169.12 .A 419 vol.4

American Decades, Primary Sources: 1930  - 1939.   General  E 169.1 .A 471977 2004 vol.4

American Popular Culture through History:  The 1930s.   General  E 169 .1.Y 59 2002

America's Decades:  The 1930s.   General  E 169.1 .A 1129 2000

Day by Day:  The Thirties.  Reference D 427 .D 3 1930/1939

Encyclopedia of the Great Depression and the New Deal.  Reference  E 806 .C 543 2001

Glamour in a Golden Age:  Movie Stars of the 1930s

Historical Dictionary:  From the Great War to the Great Depression

Historical Dictionary of the Great Depression.   Reference  E 801 .H 57 2001

The Great Depression:  Eyewitness History.  General  E 806 .B 9 22005

The Thirties in America (an encyclopedia)

This Fabulous Century:  1930 - 1940.   General  E 161 .T 55 vol.4

1940s

All - American Ads:  '40s.  General  NC 993.5 .A 1 A 54 2001

Almanacs of American Life:  Modern America, 1914 to 1945.  Reference  E 169.1 .A 5 1914 - 1945

American Decades, Primary Sources:  1940 - 1949.  General  E 169.1 .A 471977 2004 vol.5

America's Decades:  The 1940s.   General   E 169.1 .A 1135 2000

Daily LIie in the United States, 1940 - 1959.  General  E 169 .K 139 2000

Day by Day:  The Forties.  Reference  D 427 .D 3 1940/1949

Defining Documents in American History:  The Postwar 1940s (1945 - 1950)

This Fabulous Century:  1940 - 1950..   General  E 161 .T 55 vol.4

The Forties in America (an encyclopedia)

This is Who We Were:  A Companion to the 1940 Census.  Reference  HA 215 .D 475 2012

1950s

All - American Ads:  '50s.   General  NC  998.5 .A 1 A 55 2002

Almanacs of American Life:  The Cold War, 1945 - 1990.  General  E 741 .G 75 2003

American Decades:  1950 - 1959.   Reference  E 169.12 .A 419 vol.6

American Decades, Primary Sources: 1950  - 1959.   General  E 169.1 .A 471977 2004 vol.6

American Popular Culture through History:  The 1950s.   General  E  169.12 .Y 69 2004

America's Decades:  The 1950s.   General  E 169.12 .A 165 2000

Beatniks:  A Guide to an American Subculture.  General  PS 228 .B 6 B 57 2010

The Cold War:  A History in Documents and Eyewitness Accounts.   General  D 839.3 .C 65 2004

Daily Life in the United States, 1940 - 1959.  General  E 169 .K 139 2000

Day by Day:  The Fifties.  Reference  D 427 .D 3 1950/1959

Defining Documents in American History:  The 1950s  General  E 813 .N 56 2016

Encyclopedia of Beat Literature

The Fifties in America (an encyclopedia).   Reference  E 169.12 .F 498 2005

Historical Dictionary of the 1950s.   Reference  E 169.12 .O 44 2000

Larger than Life:  Movie Stars of the 1950s

The 1950s:  Eyewitness History.  General  E 169.12 .S 385 2003

This Fabulous Century:  1950 - 1960.   General  E 161 .T 55 vol.6

Welcome to Mars:  Politics, Pop Culture, and Weird Science in the 1950s.   General  Q 175.5 .H 635 2014

1960s

The ABC-CLIO Companion to the 1960s Counterculture in America.  Reference  E 169.02 .H 3515 2997

All - American Ads:  '60s.  General  NC  998.5 .A 1 A 56 2002

Almanacs of American Life:  The Cold War, 1945 - 1990.  General  E 741 .G 75 2003

American Decades:  1960 - 1969.   Reference  E 169.12 .A 419 vol.7

American Decades, Primary Sources: 1960  - 1969.   General  E 169.1 .A 471977 2004 vol.7

American Popular Culture through History:  The 1960s.   General  E  169.12 .R 53 2003

America's Decades:  The 1960s.   General  E 169.12 .A 167 2000

Daily Life in the United States, 1960 - 1990..  General  E 169.02 .M 3547 1997

Daily Life in the 1960s Counterculture.  General  HN 59 .W 5253 2019

Day by Day:  The Sixties.   Reference D 427 .D 3 1960/1969

Encyclopedia of the Kennedys.   Reference  E 841 .S 527 2012

The Hippie Dictionary:  A Cultural Encyclopedia (and Phraseicon) of the 1960s and 1970s.  Reference  HQ  799.7 .M 28 2004

Hippies:  A Guide to an American Subculture.  General  HQ 799.5 .I 77 2009

Historical Dictionary of the 1960s.   Reference  E 841 .H 58 1999

The 1960s Cultural Revolution:  A Reference GuideGeneral  E 841 .M 37 2000

The 1960s:  Eyewitness History.  General  E 841 .M 225 2003

The Sixties in America (an encyclopedia)Reference  E 169.12 .S 5 1999

The 60s:  Story of a Decade.  General  E 169.12 .A 188 2016

This Fabulous Century:  1960 - 1970.   General  E 161 .T 55 vol.7

 

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Reference Materials

The Beatles Encyclopedia:  Everything Fab Four.   Reference  ML 421 .B 4 W 65 2014

Encyclopedia of Contemporary British Culture

Historical Dictionary of British Cinema

Mods, Rockers, and the Music of the British Invasion.  General  ML 3534.6 .G 7 P 47 2009

Mods:  The New Religion:  The Style and  Music of the 1960s Mods.   General HM 646 .A 43 2013

The Oxford Companion to British History.   Reference  DA 34 .O 93 2015

The Oxford Guide to British and American Culture.   Reference  DA 110 .O 94 1999

1970s

All - American Ads:  '70s.  General  NC 998.5 .A 1 A 57 2004

Almanacs of American Life:  The Cold War, 1945 - 1990.  General  E 741 .G 75 2003

American Cinema of the 1970s:  Themes and Variations

American Decades:  1970 - 1979.   Reference  E 169.12 .A 419 vol.8

American Decades, Primary Sources: 1970  - 1979.   General  E 169.1 .A 471977 2004 vol.8

American Popular Culture through History:  The 1970s.   General  E  169 .Z 8 S 24 2007

America's Decades:  The 1970s.   General  E 169.12 .A 17 2000

A Cultural Dictionary of Punk.  Reference  ML 3918.R 63 R 66 2009

Daily Life in the United States, 1960 - 1990..  General  E 169.02 .M 3547 1997

Day by Day:  The Seventies.   Reference  D 427 .D 3 1970/1979

The Hippie Dictionary:  A Cultural Encyclopedia (and Phraseicon) of the 1960s and 1970s.  Reference  HQ  799.7 .M 28 2004

Historical Dictionary of the 1970's.   Reference  E 839 .H 57 1999

Historical Dictionary of the Nixon - Ford Era.   Reference  E 855 .H 355 2008

Hollywood Reborn:  Movie Stars of the 1970s

The 1970s:  Eyewitness History.  General  E  855 .H 365 2006

The Seventies in America (an encyclopedia).   Reference  E  169.12 .S 447 2006

1980s

Acting for America:  Movie Stars of the 1980s

All - American Ads:  '80s.  General  NC  998.5 .A 1 A 58 2005

Almanacs of American Life:  The Cold War, 1945 - 1990.  General  E 741 .G 75 2003

American  Cinema of the 1980s:  Themes and Variations

American Decades:  1980 - 1989.   Reference  E 169.12 .A 419 vol.9

American Decades, Primary Sources: 1980  - 1989.   General  E 169.1 .A 471977 2004 vol.9

American Popular Culture through History:  The 1980s.   General  E 169 .Z 82 B 39 2007

America's Decades:  The 1980s.   General  E 169.12 .A 175 2000

Daily Life in the United States, 1960 - 1990..  General  E 169.02 .M 3547 1997

Day by Day:  The Eighties.   Reference D 427 .D 3 1980/1989

The Eighties in America (an encyclopedia)Reference  E 876 .E 347 2008

The 1980s:  Eyewitness History.  General  E 876 .W 666 2006

1990s

American Cinema of the 1990s:  Themes and Variations

American Decades:  1990 - 1999.   Reference  E 169.12 .A 419 vol.10

American Decades, Primary Sources: 1990  - 1999.   General  E 169.1 .A 471977 2004 vol.10

American Popular Culture through History:  The 1990s.  General  E  169.12 .O 96 2003

America's Decades:   The 1990s.   General  E 169.12 .A 176 2000

Day by Day:  The Nineties.  Reference  D 427 .D 3 1990/1999

Pretty People:  Movie Stars of the 1990s

The 1990s:  Eyewitness History.  General  E 885 .S 38 2006

The Nineties in America (an encyclopedia)Reference  E 839 .N 56 2009

2000s

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