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European History:

Archives, Libraries, and Museums


The resources listed under Europe can be useful for any European country or region. For additional resources, see History: Archives, Libraries, and Museums.

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Archives, Libraries, and Museums

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European History:

Associations, Organizations, and Institutes


The resources listed under Europe can be useful for any European country or region. For additional resources, see History: Associations, Organizations, and Institutes.

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Associations, Organizations, and Institutes

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European History:

Background


Sometimes you may need some information to get more familiar with your topic. Below are some materials that can provide background on European history. The resources listed under Europe can be useful for any European country or region. Additional resources are listed at History: Background.

Europe:

Background

  • Bunson, Matthew. Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages. New York: Facts on File, c1995.
    HUNT REF-1 D114 .B86 1995

  • Burns, William E. Witch Hunts in Europe and America: an Encyclopedia. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 2003.
    HUNT REF-1 BF1584 .E9 B87 2003

  • Chamberlain, Muriel Evelyn. The Longman Companion to European Decolonisation in the Twentieth Century. New York: Longman, 1998.
    HUNT REF-1 JV151 .C475 1998

  • Cook, Bernard A., ed. Europe Since 1945: An Encyclopedia. 2 vols. New York: Garland, 2001.
    HUNT REF-1 D1051

  • Cook, Chris and John Stevenson. The Longman Handbook of Modern European History, 1763-1997. New York: Longman, 1998.
    HUNT REF-1 D299 .C627 1998

  • Crabtree, Pam J. Encyclopedia of Society and Culture in the Medieval World. 4 vols. New York: Facts On File, c2008.
    HUNT REF-1 CB351 .E53 2008

  • Delon, Michel, ed. Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment. 2 vols. Chicago, Ill.: Fitzroy Dearborn, 2001.
    HUNT REF-1 B802 .E53 2001

  • Dewald, Jonathan, ed. Europe 1450 to 1789: Encyclopedia of the Early Modern World. 6 vols. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, c2004.
    HUNT REF-1 D209 .E97 2004

  • Dictionnaire de la Renaissance. Paris: Encyclopaedia Universalis: A. Michel, c1998.
    HUNT REF-1 CB361 .D53 2000

  • Dinan, Desmond, ed. Encyclopedia of the European Union. (Carnegie Mellon users only) Boulder: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2000.
  • Dinan, Desmond, ed. Encyclopedia of the European Union. Boulder: Lynne Reinner Publishers, 1998.
    HUNT REF-1 341.242 E56

  • The Encyclopaedia of the Renaissance (Carnegie Mellon users only)

  • Encyclopedia of 1848 Revolutions (James Chastain)

  • Encyclopedia of the First World War (Spartacus Educational)

  • European Enlightenment (Richard Hooker, Washington State University)

  • Grendler, Paul F., ed. Encyclopedia of the Renaissance. 6 vols. New York: Scribner's published in association with the Renaissance Society of America, 1999.
    HUNT REF-1 CB361 .E52 1999

  • Hillerbrand, Hans J. Historical Dictionary of the Reformation and Counter-Reformation. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 2000.
    HUNT REF-1 BR302.8 .H55 2000

  • Hillerbrand, Hans J. The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Reformation (Carnegie Mellon users only). 4 vols. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996.
    HUNT REF-1 BR302.8 .O93 1995

  • History of the World: Europe (Camelot International)

  • Loyn, H. R. The Middle Ages, a Concise Encyclopedia. New York: Thames and Hudson, 1989.
    HUNT REF-1 CB351 .M565 1989

  • Medieval World Encyclopaedia (Spartacus Educational)

  • Merriman, John M. Europe 1789 to 1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of Industry and Empire. 5 vols. Detroit: Charles Scribner's Sons, c2006.
    HUNT REF-1 D299 .E735 2006

  • Minahan, James. One Europe, Many Nations: A Historical Dictionary of European National Groups. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 2000.
    HUNT REF-1 D21.3 .M55 2000

  • Olson, James S., ed. Historical Dictionary of European Imperialism. New York: Greenwood Press, 1991.
    HUNT REF-1 D217 .H57 1991

  • ORB: the Online Reference Book for Medieval Studies (Laura V. Blanchard and Carolyn Schriber)

  • Spector, Shmuel, ed. The Encyclopedia of Jewish Life Before and During the Holocaust. 3 vols. New York: New York University Press, 2001.
    HUNT REF-1 DS135 .E8 E45 2001

  • Stearns, Peter N., ed. Encyclopedia of European Social History from 1350 to 2000. 6 vols. Detroit: Charles Scribner's Sons, c2001.
    HUNT REF-1 HN373 .E63 2001

  • Stevenson, John, ed. The Columbia Dictionary of European Political History Since 1914. New York: Columbia University Press, 1992.
    HUNT REF-1 D424 .C65 1992

  • Strayer, Joseph R., ed. Dictionary of the Middle Ages. 13 vols. New York: Scribner, c1982-1989.
    HUNT REF-1 D114 .D5 1982

  • Urwin, Derek W. A Dictionary of European History and Politics, 1945-1995. New York: Longman, 1996.
    HUNT REF-1 D1051 .U78 1996

  • Vauchez, Andre, ed. Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages. 2 vols. Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, 2000.
    HUNT REF-1 CB351 .D5413 2000

  • Wagner, John A. Historical Dictionary of the Elizabethan World: Britain, Ireland, Europe, and America. Phoenix, Ariz.: Oryx Press, 1999
    HUNT REF-1 DA357 .W34 1999

  • Waldman, Carl. Encyclopedia of European Peoples. 2 vols. New York: Facts On File, c2006.
    HUNT REF-1 D1056 .W35 2006

  • Zabecki, David T., ed. World War II in Europe: An Encyclopedia. 2 vols. New York: Garland Pub., 1999.
    HUNT REF-1 D740 .W67 1999

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European History:

Biographical Resources


The resources listed under Europe can be useful for any European country or region. See also History: Biographical Resources

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European History:

Books and Journal Articles


Below are some resources that you can use to find books and journal articles on topics dealing with European history. For a more complete listing of those relevant to History, see History: Databases and Indexes. If you need help in selecting or using a database or index for your research, please contact the Hunt Library reference desk.

Europe:
Books and Journal Articles

If full text links for journal articles are not provided, click on to see retrieval options. This is only for journal article citations, and may not be available in all databases. Otherwise, use Cameo and the Find e-journal list to see if materials are available to you. If they aren't, you can use Illiad, the interlibrary loan service, to obtain the books and journals (usually takes 7-10 days), or for books, you can use EZ Borrow (usually takes about 3-5 days)

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European History:

Discussion Lists

Europe:

Discussion Lists

  • H-SAE (Society for the Anthropology of Europe)

  • H-Frauen-L
    Women and gender in Early Modern Europe (currently defunct).

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European History:

Internet Guides


The resources under Europe can be useful for any European country or region. See also History: Internet Guides.

Europe:

Internet Guides

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European History:

Journals

Europe:

Journals

Below are major journals in European history. Use the library catalog and the Find e-journal list to search for other journal titles in the Carnegie Mellon University Libraries. For additional titles, see History: Journals. To find journal articles on particular topics, use the resources at European History: Books and Journal Articles.

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European History:

Maps


The resources listed under Europe can be useful for any European country or region. Relevant maps may also be in some of the resources listed at History: Maps.

  • Europe: Maps
  • France: Maps
  • Germany, Austria, and Switzerland: Maps
  • Great Britain: Maps
  • Ireland: Maps
  • Italy: Maps
  • The Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg: Maps
  • Russia and Eastern Europe: Maps
  • Scandinavia: Maps
  • Spain and Portugal: Maps

Europe:

Maps

  • Barnes, Ian and Robert Hudson. The History Atlas of Europe. New York: Macmillan, c1998.
    HUNT REF-1 G1797.21.S1 B3 1998

  • Cussans, Thomas. The Times Atlas of European History. London: Times Books, 1998.
    HUNT REF-1 G1797.21.S1 T5 1998

  • The DIR and ORB Antique and Medieval Atlas (Cristos Nussli, On-Line Reference Books for Medieval Studies, De Imperatoribus Romanis: An Online Encyclopedia of Roman Emperors)

  • Europe: Historical Maps (The Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection, The University of Texas at Austin)
    Links to historical European maps.

  • Historical Maps of Europe (The Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection, The University of Texas at Austin)
    Includes maps from all countries, all periods. Many are images from classic works, such as The Historical Atlas by William R. Shepherd, 1923, and Atlas to Freeman's Historical Geography, edited by J.B. Bury, Longmans Green and Co. Third Edition 1903.

  • Mackay, Angus. Atlas of Medieval Europe. New York: Routledge, 1997.
    HUNT REF-1 G1791 .M2 1997

  • Periodical Historical Atlas of Europe: Depicting with Accuracy the States of This Continect Every First Day of Each Centennial Year from AD 1 to AD 1700. (Cristos Nussli)

  • The Times Atlas of European History. London: Times Books, 1998.
    HUNT REF-1 G1797.21.S1 T5 1998

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European History:

Newspapers


Below are some resources that can help you identify newspaper articles on your topic.

Europe:

Newspapers


Use ICON: International Coalition on Newspapers to help identify digitized newspapers.
  • CRL Catalog (Center for Research Libraries)
    Use the Newspaper tab and search to see the what foreign newspapers are available for borrowing via Illiad, our interlibrary loan system, from the Center for Research Libraries.

  • Lexis Nexis Academic (Carnegie Mellon users only)
    ca. 1990-present.
    Search and display full text or abstracts of European newspapers ca. 1990-present. Once connected, search within the appropriate news categories.

  • 19th Century British Library Newspapers (Carnegie Mellon users only)
    Search and display the full text of 48 newspapers from England, Scotland, and Ireland from the 19th century. Examples of titles included are: Brighton Patriot and South of England Free Press, the Caledonian Mercury, the Champion, Daily News, the Examiner, Lloyd’s Illustrated London Newspaper, the Manchester Examiner, the Northern Liberator, and the Western Mail.

  • 17th and 18th Century Burney Collection (Carnegie Mellon users only) Search and display the text of 1000 pamphlets, proclamations, newsbooks and newspapers. Most of the newspapers are from England, Ireland, and Scotland, with a handful from the British colonies in the Americas and Asia. Examples of newspapers included are: British Journal, British Chronicle, Evening Post, General Advertiser, Hoey’s Dublin Mercury, London Chronicle, London Morning Penny Post, Original Weekly Journal, Whitehall Evening Post.

  • Times Digital Archive, 1785-1985 (Carnegie Mellon users only)
    Full text: 1785-1985.
    Search and display the full text.

  • Times (London)
    Print: 1785-present (paper kept until microfilm arrives)
    UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH, HILLMAN LIBRARY Microforms (2nd Floor)

  • Palmer's Index to the Times Newspaper
    Print: 1790/1795-1905
    UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH, HILLMAN LIBRARY Compact Shelves (Ground Floor) AI21 T46p shelved on compact shelves #66-67; Continued by:
    Annual Index to the Times
    Print: 1906-1913
    UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH, HILLMAN LIBRARY Compact Shelves (Ground Floor) AI21 T46 shelved on compact shelved #66-67; Continued by:
    Official Index to the Times
    Print: 1906-1957
    UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH, HILLMAN LIBRARY Compact Shelves (Ground Floor) AI21 T46 shelved on compact shelved #66-67; continued by:
    Index to the Times.
    Print: 1957-1972.
    UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH, HILLMAN LIBRARY Compact Shelves (Ground Floor) AI21 T46 shelved on compact shelves #66-67; continued by:
    Times Index
    Print: 1973-2000.
    UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH, HILLMAN LIBRARY Index Carrels (Ground Floor); 1973-1977 shelved on compact shelves #66-67,1978-present on index carrel #6

  • United States. Library of Congress. Catalog Publication Division. Newspapers in Microform: Foreign Countries, 1948-1972. Washington: Library of Congress, 1973.
    HUNT REF-1 016.07 U581NA

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European History:

Pictorial Resources


The resources under Europe can be useful for any European country or region. See also History: Pictorial Resources.

Europe:

Pictorial Resources

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European History:

Primary Sources


The resources listed under Europe can be useful for any European country or region. See also History: Primary Sources

Europe:

Primary Sources

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European History:

Statistical Resources


The resources listed under Europe can be useful for any European country or region. See also History: Statistical Resources.

Europe:

Statistical Resources

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April 2011 -- http://www.andrew.cmu.edu/user/sc24/History/europe.html
Sue Collins, Senior Librarian, sc24@andrew.cmu.edu