Locating Great Political Science Resources

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Following up on my “Locating Great History Resources” post from the spring, here is a list of wonderful resources for researching political science and the other social sciences.  Like I mentioned in that post, I originally created the list for a job presentation and have one more post on locating statistical resources to follow.

General Reference Works:

Famous painting of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Famous painting of the signing of the Declaration of Independence.

  • American Decades: Each volume provides decade-specific information on news headlines; arts and entertainment; business and the economy; education; government; politics and law; lifestyles and social trends (including fashion); medicine and health; science and technology; and sports.  This is offered in both print and e-book formats.
  • Statistical Abstracts of the United States: Offers a variety of 1900-2012 US statistical data. 2013 and after is instead offered within a subscription database provided by ProQuest.  Print copies were also created and most academic…

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  1. As always, thanks for sharing! Hope the resources are useful for those who follow Practically Historical!

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