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Postwar portrait of a Jewish woman and her three children, all of whom survived the war in hiding. Date 1945 June 15. Photo Credit United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Irene Burenstein Parkinson
A guide to the cultures, customs, and histories of foreign countries for companies and individuals traveling for business. Can be searched by country. Topics include: business practices, communication trends, demographics, finance and banking, points of interest, security information, and transportation tips.
The Project for American and French Research on the Treasury of the French Language (ARTFL) provides indexing and full text materials written in French. Includes Diderot and D’Alembert’s Encyclopedie. Genres include novels, poetry, theater, journalism, essays, correspondence, and treatises in a variety of subject areas: literary criticism, biology, history, economics, and philosophy. Year of coverage: 12th - 20th centuries.
Supports multiple Research Clusters. Contains ethnographic collections covering all aspects of cultural and social life, organized into cultures and ethnic groups. Full-text sources are subject-indexed at the paragraph level and search by cultures, subjects, regions, and subsistence types.
Sample additional titles from the Joyner Library collection
In Vichy's Afterlife, Richard J. Golsan explores the complexities of some of the most provocative episodes of Vichy's curious persistence in France's national consciousness. He argues that each of these episodes, events, and scandals constitutes a crossroads where history and "counterhistory"--different or competing versions of the past--encounter one another, often with explosive and even destructive consequences.