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HIS118: Early Modern Europe

I. Background Sources

Encyclopedia of World History.
Ref. D 21 .E577 1998
An alphabetical listing of people, places, events, and ideas, from all periods of history. A handy chronology of world events is appended.

New Cambridge Modern History. 14 vols.
Ref. D 208 .N4
Each volume focuses on a specific time period in modern history, beginning with The Renaissance (14593-1520). The chapters within each volume are devoted to special topics. Each volume has its own subject index.

The Longman Companion to Formation of the European Empires, 1488-1920
Ref. D 217 .C46 2000
A quick guide to basic facts and events.

See also encyclopedias and handbooks within the reference sources for individual countries of Europe.

II. Electronic Resources

Historical Abstracts
Indexing for scholarly journals dealing with world history. Most citations include brief abstracts of the articles. Publications extend back to 1954. Subject coverage is from 1450 to the present.

Indexing for magazines and journals, from 1983 to the present; contains some full-text material. The major scholarly history journals are included.

History Index
A comprehensive history site with a subsection on Early Modern Europe.

Last updated: 9/23/02 ag, contact Tom Karel for assistance, 291-3845