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									           History 1401E: Modern Europe, 1715 to the Present
                       Selected Reference Sources
The Reference Collection is a great place to begin your research! The collection is
located on the main floor of The D.B. Weldon Library, and contains a wide variety of
current, scholarly subject encyclopedias and dictionaries that provide reliable, concise
introductions to research topics.

The entries in most subject encyclopedias and dictionaries are a maximum of 3 pages in
length, and provide reliable, trustworthy background on a topic by identifying the themes,
major events, time-lines, and key individuals involved. Most entries are written by
recognized experts in the field of research. The entries will help familiarize you with
your topic: keywords, important dates, and notable individuals.

Many of the encyclopedias and dictionaries also provide short bibliographies containing
the authors and titles of additional books found in Weldon’s circulating collection. A
number of the multi-volume sets also include reproductions of primary sources. So the
reference sources answer your immediate questions, and also lead to additional library

The following list includes a selection of encyclopedias and dictionaries for topics
relating to History 1401E – but it’s by no means everything we have! If you’d like
assistance finding material on your particular topic, please ask at the Research Help desk.

Selected Biographical Sources:
DBW reference CT 103.H57 1994 (5 volumes)
Historic World Leaders

DBW reference CT 103.M27 1998 (print + online)
Encyclopedia of World Biography

DBW reference CT 759.D4813 2001 (10 volumes)
Dictionary of German Biography

DBW reference CT 759.R48 1992 (8 volumes)
Research Guide to European Historical Biography, 1450-Present

DBW reference CT 862.D53 2009 (print + online)
Dictionary of Irish Biography: From the Earliest Times to the Year 2002

DBW reference CT 1004.A73 1988 (print index + microfiche)
Archives Biographiques Françaises

DBW reference CT 1053.D48 1982 (print index + microfiche)
Deutsches Biographisches Archiv

DBW reference DA28.O95 2004 (print + online)
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (British)

DBW reference HQ 1115.W6 1999 (17 volumes)
Women in World History: A Biographical Encyclopedia

General Sources on European History:
DBW reference CB 5.D52 2005 (print + 1973 first edition online)
New Dictionary of the History of Ideas

DBW reference D 205.O94 2008 (8 volumes)
Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World: 1750 to the Present

DBW reference D 209.E97 2004 (6 volumes)
Europe: 1450 to 1789: Encyclopedia of the Early Modern World

DBW reference D 295.E53 2007 (2 volumes)
Encyclopedia of the Age of Political Revolutions and New Ideologies, 1760-1815

DBW reference D 295.R49 2006 (3 volumes)
Revolutionary Movements in World History: From 1750 to the Present

DBW reference D 299.E735 (5 volumes)
Europe 1789 to 1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of Industry and Empire

DBW reference D 299.N37 2008 (4 volumes)
Nations and Nationalism: A Global Historical Overview

DBW reference D 358.E633 2008 (2 volumes)
Encyclopedia of the Age of Imperialism: 1800-1914

DBW reference D 424.E94 2006 (5 volumes)
Europe Since 1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of War and Reconstruction

DBW reference D 1051.E87 2001 (2 volumes)
Europe Since 1945: An Encyclopedia

DBW reference DA 34.R43 2003 (2 volumes)
Reader’s Guide to British History

DBW reference DC 147.H57 1985 (2 volumes)
Historical Dictionary of the French Revolution, 1789-1799

General Sources on European History (cont’d):

DBW reference DC 148.D5313 1989
Critical Dictionary of the French Revolution

DBW reference DC 220.E53 2006 (3 volumes)
Encyclopedia of the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars: A Political, Social,
and Military History

DBW reference DD 14.M64 1998 (2 volumes)
Modern Germany: An Encyclopedia of History, People, and Culture, 1871-1990

DBW reference DJK 6.E53 2000
Encyclopedia of Eastern Europe: From the Congress of Vienna to the Fall of

DBW reference DK 14.M6 (60 volumes + supplements)
Modern Encyclopedia of Russian and Soviet History

DBW reference DK 36.E53 (4 volumes)
Encyclopedia of Russian History

DBW reference DP 56.H57 1992
Historical Dictionary of the Spanish Empire, 1402-1975

DBW reference DP 192.H57 1990
Historical Dictionary of Modern Spain, 1700-1988

DBW reference HN 373.E63 2001 (6 volumes)
Encyclopedia of European Social History from 1350 to 2000

DBW reference JV 22.C65 2003 (3 volumes)
Colonialism: An International Social, Cultural, and Political Encyclopedia

DBW reference JV 22.E535 2007 (3 volumes)
Encyclopedia of Western Colonialism Since 1450

DBW reference JV 6012.I56 2005 (3 volumes)
Immigration and Asylum: From 1900 to the Present

January 2011


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