ANT 139 - Native Americans of the Southeastern United States
Books, Videos & CDs:
Here are some examples of Reference Books in our library. You can also try Credo Reference, an online collection of reference books.
Search Our Library Catalog – includes info on our books, a/v materials, and links to over 150,000 electronic books.
Other Library Catalogs – to see what's available at UNC-A and other local libraries.
WorldCat – searches the collections of libraries all over the world and indexes books, audiovisuals, & archival and manuscript materials. WorldCat is also the place to request books that we do not own.
Articles & Databases:
Journals (in paper) in our library:
Journal of Cherokee Studies
North Carolina Archaeology (formerly Southern Indian Studies)
All of these titles are indexed in the database, America: History and Life (linked below).
See Journal Finder for a complete list of available magazines and journals.
You could try these interdisciplinary, full-text periodical databases which cover almost any subject area. There are over 20,000 full-text journal titles in these databases:
Academic Search Complete
OmniFile Full Text
Proquest Research Library
Other Relevant Sources:
America History & Life – a great index with abstracts (and some linked full text)-- covers pre-history to the present for the U.S. and Canada.
JSTOR--The Scholarly Journal Archive – contains complete backfiles of key journals covering archaeology, anthropology, and history, with some titles offering a hundred years or more of coverage--an incredible resource.
Humanities Full Text and Humanities Index Retrospective: 1907-1984 – these sources provide indexing (and selected full-text) for important humanities-related content. Coverage includes archaeology and history. Humanities Full Text provides coverage from approximately the mid-1980s to the present.
Early American Imprints, 1639-1800 – a large collection of early full-text books and other documents.
Early Encounters in North America – a large collection of primary documents (letters, diaries, memoirs, etc.) providing early accounts of North American exploration and discovery. Includes perspectives from Native Americans, Europeans, Americans, and Africans.
Ethnic NewsWatch – full-text resource that includes the Cherokee Advocate and others.
AGRICOLA – for all things agricultural. Good for topics in early agriculture, domestication of plants/animals, etc. Index only (no full text).
The New York Times Historical – the leading national newspaper, with full coverage from 1851 to 2009.
Newspaper Source Plus – cover-to-cover full text for 149 national & international newspapers.
North American Women's Letters & Diaries – diaries and letters spanning more than 300 years.
Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600-2000 – books, images, documents, scholarly essays, commentaries, and bibliographies, documenting the multiplicity of women's reform activities.
Take a look at our library's selected list of archaeology and anthropology web sites.
On the archaeology page, the link to "North Carolina Archaeology" provides full-image articles from the journal North Carolina Archaeology (formerly Southern Indian Studies) all the way back to 1949.
Some sites on our list of history web sites are good, too. In particular:
Documenting the American South – look at the Subject Index under "Indians of North America -- Social Life and Customs" and "Indians of North America -- Biography."
Western North Carolina Heritage – From UNCA, this site includes a section on Cherokee Indians under "Race and Ethnicity."
Native American Links – in particular, see "Southeastern Native American Documents, 1763-1842".
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