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Cambridge University Press has long published a renowned series of histories on a range of historical topics. Now these authoritative histories are available in electronic format to Portland State University students, faculty, and staff through Cambridge Histories Online
. This database includes over 300 volumes published since 1960 covering a range of time periods, topics, and regions. Countries covered include the United State, United Kingdom, China, Egypt, Japan, Iran, Russia, Turkey, South Africa, and India; regions and continents include Scandinavia, Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Pacific Islands. Topics covered include religion, economics, theater and performing arts, warfare, the history of science, language, music, philosophy, and political and social theory.