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Tudors and Stuarts: Getting Started

Primary sources for research in Early Modern Britain

Reference books

Atlas of British and Irish History 
Perkins/Bostock Library Reference  G1811.S1 P4 2001  

Mitchell, B. R. British historical statistics  Perkins/Bostock Library Reference  HA1134 .M58 1988 
Statistics for the British Isles from the  twelfth century, to 1980-81.

Tudor England: an encyclopedia. Perkins/Bostock Reference DA315 .T753 2001

Historical dictionary of Stuart England, 1603-1689. Perkins/Bostock Reference DA375 .H57 1996

 The Longman companion to the Stuart Age, 1603-1714.  Perkins/Bostock Reference DA375 .W76 1997

Databases (for articles)

  • Historical Abstracts
    Contains citations and abstracts to books and articles on the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 to the present.
  • Bibliography of British and Irish History
    A comprehensive index to books, articles, and primary sources about the history of Britain, Ireland, and the British overseas from the Roman period to the present day.
    JSTOR is a collection of the full text contents of a broad range of academic journals. The search interface of JSTOR and its broad coverage make it useful as a one stop shop for secondary literature though it is by no means comprehensive

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Carson Holloway
Librarian for Military History, History of Science and Technology, Britain, Ireland and Commonwealth

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