The library has many books on your topics. Use the library catalog to find books and ebooks.
ABC-CLIO Daily Life Through History
This database provides information about all aspects of daily life in different cultures from Ancient to Modern times. Ask at the library or email Mrs. Sullivan for the username and password.
EBSCO Search Premier & Academic eBook Collection
Provides access to over 130,000 ebooks & 4,600 academic journals. Use your library handout or ask Mrs. Sullivan for the username & password.
Voices of Shakespeare's England: Contemporary Accounts of Elizabethan Daily Life ebook
This ebook provides primary source accounts of life in the Elizabethan era. Ask at the library or email Mrs. Sullivan for the username and password.
Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL) from the L.A. County Public Library
This database of ebooks is available to students through the Los Angeles County library system and includes many useful reference books in electronic form. Use the barcode number on the back of your Manhattan Beach Public Library Card to login. If you don't have your own library card, you can use the MCHS ID #. Ask at the library or email Mrs. Sullivan for the ID #.
British Library Elizabethan England
Exploration and trade, crime and punishment, clothing and social structure: explore key aspects of Elizabethan life, culture and society.
Explore the World of Elizabethan England
This website has descriptions and links to many of your topics.
Read eyewitness accounts of people and events in Tudor England, including letters written by the six wives of Henry VIII.
Primary and secondary sources, poetry and drama
Biography Resource Center This County of Los Angeles Public Library database is probably the most comprehensive source available anywhere for biographical encyclopedias and articles. Use the barcode number on the back of your Manhattan Beach Public Library Card to login. If you don't have your own library card, you can use the MCHS ID #. Ask at the library or email Mrs. Sullivan for the ID #.
JSTOR is a subscription database that is now offering its early journal content (material published before 1923 in the US and before 1870 outside the US) free of charge to non-subscribers. Students can also now open free individual accounts to access a portion of the database articles, saving up to three at a time for online reading.
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