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Research Resources: Class Guides

HIS/WGS 157: War and Gender in Modern Europe


Europe since 1945: An Encyclopedia
REF D 1058 .E8754 2001

Encyclopedia of European Social History from 1350 to 2000
REF HN 373 .E63 2001

Women in World History
REF HQ 1115 .W6 1999


World War I : Encyclopedia
REF D 510 .E53 2005

Encyclopedia of World War II
REF D 740 .E516 2005

The Holocaust encyclopedia
REF D 804.25 .H66 2001

The Cold War Encyclopedia
REF D 840 .P28 1996

Historical Dictionary of Germany
REF DD 84 .T48 1994

The Encyclopedia of the Third Reich
REF DD 256.5 .G76313 1991

Historical Dictionary of Fascist Italy
REF DG 571.A1 H57 1982

Historical Dictionary of Russia
REF DK 36 .R39 1997

Historical dictionary of Poland
REF DK 4030 .S26 2003

Historical Dictionary of Spain
REF DP 12 .S59 1996

Men and Masculinities
REF HQ 1090.3 .M436 2004

Women and War
REF U 24 .W69 2006

Historical Dictionary of International Intelligence
REF UB 250 .W48 2006


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A collection of abstracts and articles from over 100 scholarly journals, many dating from the nineteenth-century to the last 4 or 5 years.

New York Times
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Social Sciences Full Text
Indexes over 300 English-language periodicals covering anthropology, economics, political science, psychology, social work, sociology, and related fields. Includes both Abstracts and Full Text Articles. Covers 1983 to the present.

JOURNALS, MAGAZINES and NEWSPAPERS @ F&M and INTERLIBRARY LOAN (ILL) To determine whether or not the F&M Library owns a journal, use the Journal Finder feature on the Library's web site. If the library does not have a journal you need, and you have at least 1 week to 10 days before your assignment is due, you can submit an Interlibrary Loan: request journal articles & books request to have the journal article acquired for you by the library. Allow 3-7 days for the article to arrive.

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