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Primary Sources: America (U.S.A.): General Books

primary sources related to Colonial America and the United States of America
  • A selection of books/e-books available in Trible Library.
  • Click the title for location and availability information.


Selected Books

Selected Books

Library of American Civilization

Many Library of American Civilization titles are now available as ebooks through services such as Google Books and the HathiTrust. Try searching by title or author for specific books. The Trible Library is working on a project to add links to the LAC titles in our catalog.

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