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HISTORY 269 Tudor/Stuart Britain: Home

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Background Information

Blackwell Companion to Tudor Britain

Blackwell Companion to Stuart Britain

Britannica Online

Oxford Companion to British History Online

The Oxford Companion to Irish History 

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography Online

British Biographical Archive  Microform M5787s
Indexes: Perkins/Bostock Library Reference   CT773 .B75 1990 
and World Biographical Information System

English Calendar  For finding dates.

Harben’s “A Dictionary of London”
Searchable Gazetteer of street names.

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


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.
  • Royal Historical Society Bibliography
    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
  • Periodicals Index Online
    A specialty index which includes references to thousands of periodicals in the humanities and social sciences from 1770 to 1995. It is especially strong for book reviews.  The sister database Periodicals Archive Online contains full text of a substantial number of the articles

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

Perkins and Lilly Libraries