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E-Reference Items for History (20)

Name Description
Australian Dictionary of Biography "Australia's pre-eminent dictionary of national biography. Here are over 10,000 scholarly biographies of persons who were significant in Australian history."
Brill's New Pauly Supports research in "classical antiquity and the classical tradition." The English edition of Der Neue Pauly. Click Brill Online to access the German version. [RR]
Cambridge Histories Online CHO "brings together over 250 volumes from the renowned Cambridge Histories series. The volumes are grouped into topics, making it quick and easy to search and browse through an array of historical subject areas." [RR]
Canadian Encyclopedia Online

Contains the complete text of the encyclopedia in English and French and links to related Web sites.

Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online Represents important "persons who died between the years 1000 and 1930 or whose last known date of activity falls within these years."
Dictionary of New Zealand Biography Contains "over 3,000 biographies of New Zealanders who have 'made their mark' on this country."
Encyclopedia of Human Rights Offers “comprehensive coverage of all aspects of human rights theory, practice, law, and history in over 300 entries signed by leading scholars and human rights experts.” [RR]
Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment The coverage from 1670 to 1815 includes Western Europe, North America, Brazil, and Iberian, Russian, Jewish, and Eastern European cultures. [RR]
Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages Provides articles on all aspects of the period from the fifth to the fifteenth century. [RR]
Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online (GAMEO) Provides "information on Anabaptist-related (Amish, Mennonite, Hutterite, Brethren in Christ) topics, including history, theology, biography, institutions and local congregations."
Literary Encyclopedia Covers world literatures in English. Provides "profiles of authors and texts, and basic knowledge on their cultural contexts." Includes major philosophers and philosophies, and information on major historical events. [RR]
Oxford Companion to World Exploration Covers "all aspects of global exploration, from Antarctica to the North Pole." Includes biographies, national expeditions, and navigational and marine sciences. [RR]
Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium A standard research tool on 1,100 years of Byzantine history. Provides coverage from the 4th century to the 15th. [RR]
Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance Covers all aspects of the Renaissance in 14th to 17th century Europe, including the art, literature, science, culture, philosophy, religion, economics, history, and conflict of the period. [RR]
Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt Besides archaeology, coverage includes the knowledge of social, political, religious, cultural and artistic legacy of this 5,000-year civilization. [RR]
Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History International in scope and spanning all time periods of human history. [RR]
Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America The articles cover the significant events, inventions, and social movements in American history. [RR]
Oxford Encyclopedia of the Reformation Covers the entire range of religious and social changes that altered Europe in the sixteenth century, including issues of church polity and theology, developments in politics, economics, demographics, art and literature. [RR]
Sage encyclopedia of alcohol: social, cultural, and historical perspectives Examines the history of alcohol worldwide. [RR]
Waterloo Directory of English Newspapers and Periodicals, 1800-1900 A directory of 50,000 newspapers and periodical publications published in England during the 19th century. This edition of the directory is the second in a series of five. Series 3-5 are forthcoming. Ultimately the 5th and final edition will provide descriptive entries for some 125,000 titles. [RR]

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