This collection presents the growth of the Baptist church, whose first American church was founded in Providence, Rhode Island in 1638. Baptist churches flourished as the colonies and the nation grew. As this collection demonstrates,the history of the Baptist church and the history of America are intimately related.
Combining the best features of an annotated bibliography and a high-level encyclopedia, this cutting-edge resource guides researchers to the best available scholarship across a wide variety of subjects.
An important destination for searching for historical documents, personal papers and family histories held in archives throughout the world. It includes nearly a million descriptions of worldwide archival collections.
The Oxford History of Western Music online offers an unmatched account of the evolution of Western classical music by one of the most prominent and provocative musicologists of our time, Richard Taruskin. Since its original publication in print Taruskin’s landmark study has received universal acclaim and numerous awards.
The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (DNB) is the national record of historical figures who died prior to 2011 and shaped British and worldwide culture, from the Romans to the 21st century. The DNB offers concise, up-to-date biographies written by named, specialist authors. It is overseen by academic editors at Oxford University, UK, and published by Oxford University Press.