Reading Seminar on the Era of the US Civil War

Course #: HI445

Scholarly sources

Secondary Sources


  • Search Omni - items at Laurier and other Omni libraries
    • Secession -- Southern States
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
  • Worldcat - items in libraries worldwide
    • use RACER to request these items
  • ebooks - search the entire content of ebooks, not just the citation/subjects
    • Google Books
      • often helpful to search contents of a book you also have in print
    • Internet Archive
      • best used if you have a known title, and if published before 1923


Review Essays (sources for)

Search America History & Life with the subject set as "historiography," or search one of these titles for a "review essay"

Primary Sources

Library Subscriptions

Additional primary source subscriptions

Freely available