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HIS 270 - American Environmental History

The guide provides resources relevant to the history of the American environment, paying particular attention to the impact of European settlement on the landscape and the subsequent commodification of resources that defined the American experience.

Electronic Reference


Databases and specific resources containing background information


The following is a selection of major online reference resources covering American History. These resources provide large amounts of background information and can help during topic selection and the initial stages of your research. Feel free to browse our collection for more online resources by using our Online Library Catalog.

Databases for Background Information

Specific Online Resources with Background Information