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African-American history through the lives of 4,000 men and women.
1528 to present
Profiles of members of Congress, Governors, all states and House districts. Show more
1998 to present
A standard source for U.S. historical biography; includes illustrations. Show more
Colonial times to current decade (incorporates quarterly updates)
Search for historical records about your family and others. Show more
Coverage varies
Middle East and North African biographies. Show more
19th, 20th and 21st centuries
Celebrates the achievements of black women throughout U.S. history and their ongoing contributions in America today. Show more
Colonial times to present
The history of science through articles on the professional lives of scientists. Show more
Antiquity to modern times
Information on members of the U.S. Congress and their districts. Show more
106th Congress (1999-2001) through through 11th Congress (2009-2011)
History of Canada's inhabitants and their culture. Show more
Provides more than 16,000 biographical and critical essays on the lives, works, and careers of the world's most influential literary figures from all eras and genres. Show more
Biographies of major figures in world politics of the twentieth century. Show more
History, literature, religion, law, fine arts, science, etc. Show more
18th century
Comprehensive information on the world of Islam in disciplines ranging from religion and history to politics and culture with a geographic and chronological scope encompassing the early Arab-Islamic Empire, Iran, Central Asia, the Indian subcontinent and Indonesia, the Ottoman Empire and all modern Islamic states.
Literature and literary biographies. Show more
All periods
Provides access to Grove Art Online, The Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, The Oxford Companion to Western Art, and The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms. Show more
Biographies of the men and women who shaped British history; includes illustrations Show more
Antiquity to 2003
Biographies of papal figures. Show more
History and culture of Islam. Show more
Covers persons, places, organizations, and terminology associated with the study of western classical, popular, and world music. Show more
Year-by-year analysis of court activities; includes justice biographies. Show more
Covers women of historical interest worldwide, from around 3100 BCE to the modern age. Show more