Books on Early American History and Culture, 1971-1980: An Annotated Bibliography continues a series of bibliographies listing book-length works on North America and the Caribbean prior to 1815. Essential for scholars, librarians, and students of early America, the book surveys nearly 1,200 monographs, essay collections, exhibition catalogues, and reference works published between 1971 and 1980. In addition to bibliographic information each entry includes brief annotations, which describe the scope and approach to each item and the book's main thesis. Also included are lists of journals where each work has been reviewed and the number of times the book has been cited in professional literature, and the number of OCLC member libraries holding the work. In 31 thematic sections, the book covers such topics as: exploration and colonialization, Native Americans, the American Revolutionary War, the Constitution, race and slavery, gender, religion.