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European History: Renaissance to Modern Day Research Guide

An overview of print and electronic resources that will help you get started on your research.

Historiography and Historians

Understanding the changing ideas of historians overtime is an important aspect in the discipline of history. These books provide information dealing with different interpretations of historical topics as well as the individuals sharing their ideas with the world.

Boyd, Kelley (ed.) Encyclopedia of Historians and Historical Writings. London: Fitzroy Dearborn, 1999.
Ref D14 .E53 1999
Covering all areas of history, this two volume set provides criticism about historians as well as historiographical essays on selected topics.
Messenger, Charles. Reader's Guide to Military History. London: Fitzroy Dearborn, 2001.
Ref D25 .R35 2001
International in scope, this volume contains historiographical essays on a variety of military history topics.
Norton, Mary Beth. The American Historical Association's Guide to Historical Literature. New York: Oxford University Press, 1995.
Ref Z6201 .A55 1995
Published in 1995, this work is a comprehensive listing of historical studies. The index leads users to entries---each having a small annotation about the cited scholarship.