Insights and primary source documents on leading issues of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. “Well-written..."--CHOICE
"For students doing in-depth research, this up-to-date set would be the one to use."--Reed/Elsevier
The Essential Primary Source (EPS) series primarily edited by K. Lee Lerner and Brenda Wilmoth Lerner is hailed by critics as as a well written, thoughtful, and cogent collection of topically- related primary source documents. The primary sources selected provide historical context and insights into people, places, and issues still dominating news headlines. The series of 10 volumes includes:
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
Government, Politics, and Protest: Essential Primary Sources is “…balanced, broad ranging, and very accessible.” Booklist, April 2007; more
The EPS series is found in the libraries of leading research and teaching libraries, including Harvard University, MIT, Johns Hopkins, U.S. Naval Academy, Georgetown Law Library, GWU, Dalhousie, University of Michigan, Emory, Vanderbilt University, University of Texas (Austin), U.S. Air Force Academy, and Stanford.