History (General)

Oxford Handbooks Online

Alternative Titles
OHO
Oxford University Press Handbooks
Description

Fully indexed, cross-searchable database of research review articles from the Oxford Handbooks series published by Oxford University Press. Covers 14 subject areas including archaeology, business & management, classics, economics & finance, history, law, linguistics, literature, music, philosophy, politics, psychology, religion, and criminology. 

Type
E-Book(s)
Handbook
Coverage
Includes all titles from subject areas listed above for 2012-present and select titles from multiple Oxford Handbooks series, published 2004-2012. Also includes selected chapters from forthcoming Oxford Handbooks not yet published in print format.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10935
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Dictionary of Irish Biography

Alternative Titles
DIB
Description
The Dictionary of Irish Biography, a collaborative project between Cambridge University Press and the Royal Irish Academy, is the most comprehensive and authoritative biographical dictionary yet published for Ireland. It contains 9,014 signed biographical articles which describe and assess the careers of subjects in all fields of endeavour, including politics, law, religion, literature, journalism, architecture, painting, music, the stage, science, medicine, engineering, entertainment and sport.
Type
Encyclopedia
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10909
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Cambridge Histories Online

Alternative Titles
CHO
Description

Contains over 300 full-text volumes, in 15 subject areas, published from 1960-2014. Volumes provide authoritative historical essays and bibliographies on topics ranging from the First World War to U.S. Foreign Relations. In addition to world history, this collection also covers the histories of subjects including language and linguistics, music, philosophy, political and social theory, religion, theater and performing arts, and warfare. All chapters may be read online or downloaded as PDFs.

Type
E-Book(s)
Text Collection
Coverage
1960 - 2014
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10735
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Soldier in Later Medieval England

Alternative Titles
The Soldier in Later Medieval England
Description
Database of soldiers in English royal armies between 1369 and 1453. Transcribed from the muster rolls and other sources, the database lists for each soldier information including title, first name, last name, date, retinue leader, military rank, function and place of service, annotations.
Type
Database
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10689
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Online Egyptological Bibliography (OEB)

Alternative Titles
Bibliographie Altägypten (BA)
Egyptological Bibliography (AEB)
Description
OEB includes the volumes of the previous Annual Egyptological Bibliography (AEB) combined with the Bibliographie Altägypten (BA), providing coverage of Egyptological literature from 1822 to 2002 (roughly 70,000 items).
Type
Database
Coverage
1822-2002
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10687
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Nihon rekishi chimei taikei

Alternative Titles
Japan Knowledge Select Series Nihon rekishi chimei taikei
Description
Online version of Nihon rekishi chimei taikei, published by Heibonsha.
Type
Database
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10547
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Monumenta Germaniae Historica (free version)

Alternative Titles
MGH
Description

Searchable full-text edition of a wide-ranging, standard collection of primary sources which document the history of the Germanic regions of medieval Europe, ca. 500-1500.

Type
Text Collection
Coverage
ca. 500-1500
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10545
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Gender Research Database (GReTA)

Description

Searchable database of women’s and gender studies scholarship, with bibliographic citations taken primarily from German sources and focusing on Germany (East and West) from the 1980s to present.  From the Zentrum für transdisziplinäre Geschlechterstudien, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Type
Database
Coverage
1906-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10517
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Perseus Digital Library

Description

Perseus focuses upon the Greco-Roman world, and offers full-text literature in original languages and in English translation, as well as images of art and archaeology. Other disciplines--early modern English, the American Civil War, the history and topography of London, the history of mechanics, automatic identification and glossing of technical language in scientific documents, customized reading support for Arabic language, and other projects--allow Perseus to maintain a broader focus and to demonstrate the commonalities between Classics and other disciplines in the humanities and beyond. Includes many reference works, such as 'The Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites,' 'A Homeric Dictionary' (Autenrieth), 'A Greek Grammar for Colleges' (Smyth), and many commentaries on ancient authors and their texts.

Type
Text Collection
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10513
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Kantonale und regionale schweizerische Bibliografien

Description
Web page at the Schweizerische Nationalbibliothek (National Library of Switzerland) which provides links to regional and state (Kanton) bibliographies. Coverage varies by Canton, with most online covering the 1990s to present, and typically includes citations to the culture, history, and politics of the respective Canton. Page also provides bibliographic information for supplemental print bibliographies for each Canton.
Type
Database
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10521
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