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Original Sources gives you instant access to an extensive, continuously increasing collection of over 420,000 e-Works of classic, primary source, and general reference materials in twelve subject areas: World History, U.S. History, Political Science, Law, Literature, Science, Mathematics, Social Science, Philosophy, Religion, Language, and Language Arts. This vast collection provides the original sources and personal accounts of humankind’s social, political, legal, and religious development, as well as some of the greatest discoveries, insights, and literary achievements in the words of the actual authors, discoverers, and knowledge-seekers. It is a reliable fact-checking reference of history-makers’ greatest accomplishments—from the dawn of civilization to the present.
Contributors include Madeleine Albright, Henry Ford, John Hancock, Malcolm X, and Edgar Allan Poe. Plus, read Confucius, Dante, and Pasteur, or Thomas Jefferson’s account of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. And this only scratches the surface!
• More than 420,000 original documents—many unavailable in any other collection.
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