Sabin Americana, 1500-1926
Based on Joseph Sabin’s famed bibliography Bibliotheca Americana: A Dictionary of Books Relating to America from Its Discovery to the Present Time, this digital archive offers a perspective on life in the western hemisphere, encompassing the arrival of the Europeans on the shores of North America in the late fifteenth century to the first decades of the twentieth century.
Covering North, Central, and South America and the West Indies, Sabin Americana, 1500-1926 provides a firsthand account of 450 years of history in the Americas, including discovery and exploration, slavery and European colonization, native peoples, wars of independence, religion and missionary work, social and political reforms, economic development, westward expansion and more. The collection highlights the momentous events of the time through sermons, political tracts, newspapers, books, pamphlets, maps, legislation, literature, etc.
Trial Ends: May 31, 2018