für Amerikanische Literatur- und Kulturstudien
Online-Archive: Sammlungen von Primär- und Sekundärmaterialien
of America (MOA) is a digital library of
primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period
through reconstruction. The collection is particularly strong in
the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology,
religion, and science and technology. This site provides access
to 267 monograph volumes and over 100,000 journal articles with
19th century imprints. The project represents a major collaborative
endeavor in preservation and electronic access to historical texts.
Wright American Fiction
online collection attempts to include every novel published in the
United States from 1851 to 1875. It includes works by well known writers
such as Louisa May Alcott, Mark Twain, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Herman
Melville, and Harriet Beecher Stowe, along with a great many forgotten
authors, whose works may have been very popular in their own time.
There are currently 2,887 volumes included (1,987 unedited, 900 fully
edited and encoded) by 1,448 authors.
by the University of Virginia at Charlottesville, XROADS
provides a wealth of excellent material for American Studies. Among
is an excellent collection of major primary texts and criticism,
including Crèvecoeur, Letters from an American Farmer,
John Dewey, Democracy and Education, W.E.B. DuBois, The
Souls of Black Folk, Thomas Jefferson, Notes on the State
of Virginia, D.H. Lawrence, Studies in Classic American
Literature, Constance Rourke, American Humor: A Study
of the National Character, Gilbert Seldes, The 7 Lively
Arts, Henry Nash Smith, Virgin Land, Alexis de Tocqueville,
Democracy in America, Frederick
Jackson Turner, The Frontier in American History, Alan
Trachtenberg, The Incorporation of America, Thorstein
Veblen, Theory of the Leisure Class, Booker T. Washington,
Up from Slavery, Max Weber, The Protestant Ethic
the Spirit of Capitalism and many more.
and links on Ethnicity,
and Religion, Popular
contains visual materials
Maps are available online
special project: America
in the 1930's
Discover the inventors, politicians,
performers, activists and other everyday people who made this
country what it is today.
Back in Time
Take a trip to an era in American history.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
the American South (DAS) is a collection
of sources on Southern history, literature and culture from the
colonial period through the first decades of the 20th century.As
of March 1, 2003, DAS includes 1,218 books and manuscripts. Most
are accompanied by a full bibliographic record.
for the Study of American History
collection of selected documents from the 15th century to the year
Heath Anthology of American Literature
Cambridge History of English and American Literature
Considered the most important work of literary
history and criticism ever published, the Cambridge History contains
over 303 chapters and 11,000 pages, with essay topics ranging from
poetry, fiction, drama and essays to history, theology and political
writing. The set encompasses a wide selection of writing on orators,
humorists, poets, newspaper columnists, religious leaders, economists,
Native Americans, song writers, and even non-English writing, such
as Yiddish and Creole.
Online Books Page
The Online Books Page is a website that facilitates
access to books that are freely readable over the Internet. It also
aims to encourage the development of such online books, for the
benefit and edification of all.