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Contains over 140,000 ebooks that you can read online or download. Titles also appear in the Library Catalog, but going direct through this link will let you search the full-text of all the books and browse every title. (Formerly ebrary.)
A Companion to Tudor Britain
Publication Date: 2004
Authoritative overview of historical debates about this period, focusing on the whole British Isles. Describes differing political and personal experiences of the time Discusses unusual subjects, such as the sense of the past amongst British constituent identities, the relationship of cultural forms to social and political issues, and the role of scientific inquiry. Bibliographies point readers to further sources of information
A Companion to Stuart Britain
Publication Date: 2003
Covering the period from the accession of James I to the death of Queen Anne, this companion provides a magisterial overview of the 'long' seventeenth century in British history. Comprises original contributions by leading scholars of the period Gives a magisterial overview of the 'long' seventeenth century Provides a critical reference to historical debates about Stuart Britain Offers new insights into the major political, religious and economic changes that occurred during this period Includes bibliographical guidance for students and scholars
Reader's Guide to British History
Publication Date: 2007
Each entry lists 6-12 of the best-known books on the subject, then discusses those works in an essay of 800 to 1,000 words prepared by an expert in the field.
Europe 1450 to 1789: Encyclopedia of the Early Modern World
Publication Date: 2003
A six-volume survey of European history from 1450, the beginning of the print revolution, to 1789 and the French Revolution. Presents over 1,000 alphabetically arranged entries covering the period's most significant personalities and meaningful developments in the arts, religion, politics, exploration, and warfare.
The American Historical Association's Guide to Historical Literature
Publication Date: 1995
This entirely new edition of a keystone reference is the place to start researching any topic in any field of history. Hundreds of historians from around the world have selected and provided commentary on the best and most useful works in their fields--almost 27,000 annotated citations--to provide unprecedented bibliographic guidance of extraordinary breadth, from prehistory to the twentieth century. Presented in an accessible format, this completely new work has been ten years in planning and execution. It is divided into sections arranged by chronology and national and regional history, with each section introduced by a brief historiographical essay. And it also contains expanded coverage of Africa, Asia, and North and South America. Each bibliographic citation is identified by a unique reference number and includes all essential data, along with a brief critical annotation written by a specialist in the field. Also included are guides to the contributors of annotations and complete author and subject indexes. An indispensable work for scholars, students, librarians, and general readers, the AHA Guide to Historical Literature is essential for anyone who is serious about history. -
Publication Date: 1987
Compiled from ABC-Clio's history databases which cover some 2,000 major scholarly journals published in over 40 languages. From this source abstracts of articles published from 1970 to 1985 were selected, along with book and dissertation citations. The books were selected for their importance to historians in all fields, and were reviewed in at least one journal. Volume 1 covers bibliographies, conferences, books, dissertations, and individual historians. Volume II has a geographic classification and covers virtually every region of the world.
A Global Encyclopedia of Historical Writing
Publication Date: 1998
This unique Encyclopedia surveys all forms of historical writing throughout the world, from earliest times to the present, covering historical traditions of nations and analyzing theoretical topics from chronicles to feminist interpretations, modern schools from progressives to the Annales, as well as examining the latest developments in cultural history, cliometrics, postmodernism, and other contemporary topics. Spotlights neglected writers from many cultures The Encyclopedia discusses individual historians from antiquity to the present day, from the greatest names in western historical writing past and present to many historians previously excluded from general accounts, such as women and writers from non-western cultures. Bibliographies cite references on and by the writer examined; Extensively cross-referenced by subject and fully indexed Index. Bibliography.
Encyclopedia of Historians and Historical Writing
Publication Date: 1999
The Encyclopedia of Historians and Historical Writingcontains over 800 entries ranging from Lord Acton and Anna Comnena to Howard Zinn and from Herodotus to Simon Schama. Over 300 contributors from around the world have composed critical assessments of historians from the beginning of historical writing to the present day, including individuals from related disciplines like Jürgen Habermas and Clifford Geertz, whose theoretical contributions have informed historical debate. Additionally, theEncyclopediaincludes some 200 essays treating the development of national, regional and topical historiographies, from the Ancient Near East to the history of sexuality. In addition to the Western tradition, it includes substantial assessments of African, Asian, and Latin American historians and debates on gender and subaltern studies.
Publication Date: 2007
This is the first book to offer a detailed modern survey of witchcraft historiography. By using a broad chronological structure, from contemporary responses through to modern day developments in historical theory in relation to the study of the history of witchcraft, the book draws on contributions from a range of leading experts to provide a much-needed overview of the area.
Bosworth Field to Bloody Mary: An Encyclopedia of the Early Tudors
Publication Date: 2003
Sparingly illustrated in B&W, the encyclopedia provides students and nonspecialists with concise definitions and descriptions of important people and terms relating to early Tudor England. Entries cover the period from 1485 to 1558 and encompasses the reigns of Henry VII, Henry VIII, Edward VI, and
Tudor England : An Encyclopedia
Publication Date: 2000
This is the first encyclopedia to be devoted entirely to Tudor England. 700 entries by top scholars in every major field combine new modes of archival research with a detailed Tudor chronology and appendix of biographical essays Also includes an 8-page color insert.
The Columbia Companion to British History
Publication Date: 1996
Acts as a reference for information on various strands of political, economic, social, religious, cultural, military, and women's history in the United Kingdom. This book includes coverage of various social movements and cultural concepts in their British contexts. It contains chronologies of various events in British history.
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