The second volume in the reference series devoted to the American states, this bibliography provides comprehensive coverage of secondary materials on South Dakota history as well as major archival and manuscript collections. This is the most complete compilation of historical and related materials for the state. Its broad and diverse scope ranges from standard political and economic studies to social and environmental histories, to local studies, to regional studies with special significance to the state. The volume is divided into sections for easy and effective use. It includes informative annotations designed to aid the novice and the scholar, and it is thoroughly indexed by author and subject. The indexes are cross-referenced to their companion volume The Sioux and Other Native American Cultures of the Dakotas, which provides an indepth bibliographical review of the literature on the archaeology and history of these peoples.