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HH216 The West in the Modern World

Reference Databases

The titles listed here provide background or overview information and can be a good starting point to help you find a topic, compare topics, verify information about a topic, or see a brief list of possible sources on a topic.

These examples are in the Reference collection on the 1st floor, and some have online access.

Searching for a good introduction to your topic?  You may want to try:

► Oxford Digital Reference Shelf:



► Gale Ebooks:



► Salem History:



► History Reference Online (ABC-Clio):



► Oxford Bibliographies Online:


General History

Religion and Philosophy

General Background Sources

Warfare and Military History