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HST 215/220/320 Medieval History

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Core databases for finding articles in this subject area.

Cambridge Collections Online Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Full text of the Cambridge Companions book series with over 320 titles and 70,000 essays, which provide introductions and overviews of major topics and figures in literature, art, philosophy, and religion.


Cambridge Histories Online Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
The Cambridge Histories have become an established and essential component of the academic research library, and now, for the first time, over 290 of these well-known, used and trusted volumes are available online, adding immense value to the texts and enhancing any aspect of historical research, covering various aspects of world history including law, politics, religion, philosophy, science, and economics.


Cambridge Histories Online: Cambridge History of the Byzantine Empire c. 500-1492 Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
The Eastern Empire after the split of the Christian Church to the end of the Middle Ages.


Cambridge Histories Online: New Cambridge Medieval History Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Multivolume series for the Middle Ages, from around 500 to 1500.


Gale Virtual Reference Library Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Digital reference collection containing over 400 full text encyclopedias, almanacs, handbooks, and specialized reference books. Search all titles or browse titles by subject.
Click on the "Title LIst" for contents. Title List


Great Events from History: The Middle Ages: 477-1453 Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Two volume part of Great Events series, from the years 477-1453, after the fall of Rome in 476 to the fall of Constantinople in 1453.
Also available in print format: Location: Reference (1st Floor) Call number: D 119 .G74 2005 v. 1-2


Great Lives from History. The Middle Ages, 477-1453 Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Many well known and unknown figures are included in these volumes from the fall of Rome to the fall of Constantinople.
Also available in print format: Location: Reference (1st Floor) Call number: CT 113 .G74 2005, 2 vols.


Oxford Reference Online Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Digital collection of online reference books in all fields of study including dictionaries, encyclopedias, atlases, and subject reference works. Search by keyword or browse titles by subject.


Salem History Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Full text history reference books from Salem Press. Provides general information about historical eras, events, and figures. Includes titles such as Milestone Documents, The Decades, Great Events from History, Great Lives from History and Musicians and Composers.


Search databases and indexes to find citations and/or full text for online articles, books, images, or statistics.

Academic Search Complete Information Help Funding Source Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Large multidisciplinary database providing abstracts and select full text of scholarly and popular publications in a wide variety of subject disciplines, including art, literature, education, history, sociology, science, and engineering. Because of its broad subject and full text coverage, Academic Search Complete is a good starting point for research on virtually any topic. Click here for a search tutorial.


Historical Abstracts Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Abstracts of articles, books, and dissertations on world history (excluding U.S. & Canada) from 1450 to the present. Covers all branches of world history, including political, military, economic, social and cultural, as well as the history of science, technology, and medicine. (For U.S. & Canadian history see America: History & Life) Selective indexing of historical articles from more than 1,800 journals in over 40 languages back to 1955.


Humanities International Complete Information Help Funding Source Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Humanities International Complete provides full text of hundreds of journals, books and other published sources from around the world. Produced by Whitston Publishing (an imprint of EBSCO Publishing), this database includes all data from Humanities International Index (more than 2,300 journals and more than 2.9 million records) plus unique full-text content, much of which is not found in other databases. The database includes full text for more than 1,200 journals.


JSTOR Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Full text access to complete back runs of scholarly journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Coverage for most journals does not include the last 3-5 years. Users can search across the entire database or limit their search to journals in specific subject disciplines. Click here for a search tutorial.


Project MUSE Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Full-text articles from scholarly journals in the humanities, arts, and social sciences primarily covering the fields of literature, history, cultural studies, political science, religion, and the arts. (Books are not available yet)


Encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, and other reference works available in print or online.

Atlas of the Christian Church Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
From the beginnings of the early Church, through the breakup into East and West, to pilgrimages and crusades, and through the present day, maps, charts, illustrations aid the descriptions and narrative elements.
Location: Reference (1st Floor) Call number: BR 98 .A74 1987


Encyclopedia of Early Christianity Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Two volume work from the years 4 BCE (birth of Jesus) through 787 CE (Council of Nicaea II), with essays on general topics with summaries and general bibliographies.
Location: Reference (1st Floor) Call number: BR 162.2 .E53 1997


Medieval Folklore: An Encyclopedia of Myths, Legends, Tales, Beliefs, and Customs Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Includes the mundane and supernatural lore of the Middle Ages, daily customs and superstitions from Christian, Muslim, Jewish, and pagan beliefs.
Location: Reference (1st Floor) Call number: GR 35 .M43 2000, 2 vols.


Medieval Philosophers Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
From the end of the Roman world, ca. 400 CE, to the beginnings of the modern world, ca. 1500 CE, thinkers from the Jewish, Christian, and Islamic worlds are included.
Location: Reference (1st Floor) Call number: B 721 .M45 1992


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