Doing research on the Eighties?


Are you writing a paper or just want to know more about events in America in the 1980’s? If so, we have a new resource for you: The Eighties in America, an illustrated three-volume print encyclopedia. This Salem Press publication follows three other encyclopedias of the same type: The Fifties in America, The Sixties in America, and The Seventies in America.

The geographical coverage is of the United States and Canada (not all of the Americas as the title implies). The articles, all signed and with reading lists, vary in length. A few of the many general categories of articles are: African Americans, Asian Americans, crime and punishment, environmental issues, international relations, and social issues. “Written with the needs of students and general readers in mind, the essays present clear discussion of their topics, explaining terms and references that may be unfamiliar … ”

Call number: REF E876 .E347 2008