Essential Primary Source Series


Lerner KL, Lerner BW, Lerner AW ed. Essential Primary Source Series. Thomson | Gale; 2006.
Essential Primary Sources Composite


Insights and primary source documents on leading issues of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries.


"For students doing in-depth research, this up-to-date set would be the one to use."--Reed/Elsevier

Terrorism: Essential Primary Sources "packs an impressive selection of primary source material, both in terms of subject coverage and format.”  — Booklist, September 2006.  Read the Introduction

Medicine, Health, and Bioethics: Essential Primary Sources  ”a sweeping view of events over the last 200 years.” ©School Library Journal. “valuable and well organized” RUSQ, Spring, 2007. Read the Introduction

Gender Issues and Sexuality: Essential Primary Sources "A remarkably varied set of sources.…both the women's and gay rights movements are well-covered .. the variety of topics and works that makes this collection most notable and interesting... a more layered study of gender and sexuality..." -- Eric W. Trekell, Director, LGBT Campus Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. more

Human and Civil Rights: Essential Primary Sources  "insight into emerging concepts of rights and a global perspective of successes and failures in civil rights movements." -- Book News (2007)" more

Government, Politics, and Protest: Essential Primary Sources is “…balanced, broad ranging, and very accessible.” Booklist, April 2007;  more

Immigration and Multiculturalism is " a valuable reference work for almost any library." --Choice, June 2007  more

Environmental Issues: "...thoughtful, and the analyses are cognet and well written." --ARBA, March 2007.  more

Other books in the EPS series include works on: Crime and Punishment; Social Policy; and Family in SocietyVolumes in the EPS series are found in the libraries of leading research and teaching libraries, including Harvard University, MIT, Johns Hopkins, U.S. Coast Guard Academy, McGill, Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec, Cornell, U.S. Naval Academy, Georgetown Law Library, GWU, Dalhousie, Washington & Lee, University of Michigan, Michigan St., University of North Carolina, Emory, Vanderbilt University, Loyola University (New Orleans), Tulane, SMU, University of Texas (Austin), U.S. Air Force Academy, and Stanford.

Last updated on 10/27/2017