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History - European
A guide to library and quality web resources useful for European history research
Online access to over 300 volumes published since 1960, over 196,000 pages and over 15 different academic subjects from ancient history, economic history, history of music, language and linguistics, theatre studies and performing arts, and religious studies.
Oxford Handbooks Online (OHO) includes in-depth articles and ebooks. Middlebury has access to the following handbook collections: Philosophy, Religion, Economics and Finance, Music, Literature, History, and Political Science.
Call Number: Davis Family Ref B802 .E53 2003 (4 volumes)
Publication Date: 2003
Defining the Enlightenment as the "long eighteenth century," it covers France, England, Scotland, the Low Countries, Italy, English-speaking North America, the German states, Hapsburg Austria, as well as the cultures of these areas.
I. The Christian Roman empire and the foundation of the Teutonic kingdoms. 1911. --II. The rise of the Saracens and the foundation of the Western empire. 1913. --III. Germany and the Western empire. 1922. --IV. The eastern Roman empire (717-1453). 1923. --V. Contest of empire and papacy. 1926. --VI. Victory of the papacy. 1929. --VII. Decline of empire and papacy. 1932. --VIII. The close of the middle ages. 1936. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1964-67. D117 C3 1964
v. 1. The Renaissance, 1493-1520.--v. 2. The Reformation, 1520-1559.--v. 3. The counter-reformation and price revolution, 1559-1610.--v. 4. The decline of Spain and the Thirty Years War, 1609-48/59.--v. 5. The ascendancy of France, 1648-88.--v. 6. The rise of Great Britain and Russia, 1688-1715/25.--v. 7. The old regime, 1713-63.--v. 8. The American and French Revolutions, 1763-93.--v. 9. War and peace in an age of upheaval, 1793-1830.--v. 10. The zenith of European power, 1830-70.--v. 11. Material progress and world-wide problems, 1870-1898.--v. 12. The era of violence, 1898-1945.--v. 13. Companion volume.--v. 14. Atlas. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1957-79. D208 N4
It spans prehistoric times to the present, and examines both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. It offers articles on politics, economics, religion, the arts, and society; key movements, periods, institutions, and cities; and specific people, groups, and events.
Searchable biographical database of 90,000 Germanic individuals, from the Middle Ages to the present, in all sectors of the public, scientific, economic and cultural life. ADB contains the digitized print edition (55 volumes and index, 1875-1912, Fraktur typeface). NDB contains citations only, no full text, for its 23 volumes, 1953-present.
Basic country information (similar to Europa) including background, statistics, recent election results, government officials, etc. Print: Davis Family Library Reference JA51 .S7 (latest). Earlier volumes in Stacks (back to 1866 with some gaps).