This section contains information on useful resources for sociology courses on race and on ethnic relations.
Please see the Religion Resources Libguide tabs for Jewish Studies and for Muslim Americans for additional resources on ethnicity in America.
Specialized Print Reference Resources
This is a selective list of specialized encyclopedias and other reference items which cover race relations and ethnicity. You can use the online catalog or consult a reference librarian to find if Hofstra University Library holds other resources in an specific area of interest to you. Note that electronic encyclopedias are more recently published and up-to-date.
Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience Ref. DT14 .A37435 2005 This is a classic work.
Asian Americans: An Encyclopedia of Social,Cultural, Economic, and Political History. Ref E184.A75 A842649 2014.
Encyclopedia of the American Indian in the Twentieth Century Ref E77.E94 2015
The Hispanic American Almanac: A Reference Work on Hispanics in the United States Ref E184.S75 H557 2003. Statistics not up-to-date. Good source for historical overview and significant documents.
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