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Library Collecting in the Humanities

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Encyclopedias

All Periods

909.09767En195 (Hist. & Phil. Ref.)(Undergrad. Lib.)
Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World. Editor in chief, Richard C. Martin. New York: Macmillan Reference USA : Thomson/Gale, 2004.2 Vols.

Encyclopedia Judaica

Q.305.4097303En198 (Hist. Lib.)
Encyclopedia of Women in American History. Armonk, NY: Sharpe Reference, 2002.

Q.296.03En192002 (Hist. Lib.) (Ref. Lib.)
The New Encyclopedia of Judaism. Editor-in-chief, Geoffrey Wigoder; coeditors, Fred Skolnik and Shmuel Himelstein. New York: New York University Press, 2002.

 

Middle Ages

909.07EN19 (Hist. & Phil. Ref.)
Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages. Edited by Norman Cantor. New York: Viking, 1999.

909.07EN191 (Main Ref.)
Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages
. Edited by Andre Vauchez, Barrie Dobson, and Michael Lapidge. Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn, 2000.

940.103L591 (Main Ref.)
Lexikon des Mittelalters. 9 vols. and Register. München: Artemis Verlag, 1977.

 

Renaissance/ Early Modern Period

822.33 GO182 (Eng. Ref.) (Ref. Lib.)
All things Shakespeare: An Encyclopedia of Shakespeare's World. Kirstin Olsen.Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2002.

Q.940.253En19 (Hist. Lib.)
Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment. Editor, Michel Delon. Translation editor, Gwen Wells. Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn, 2001. 2 Vols.

Q. 940.2103 En192 (Hist. Lib.)
Encyclopedia
of the Renaissance. Paul F. Grendler, editor in chief. New York: Scribner's, 1999. 6 Vols.

940.2103 H971 (Undergrad. Ref.)
The Hutchinson Encyclopedia of the Renaissance. David Rundle, general editor. Boulder, Colo.: Westview Press, 1999.

Q. 940.203 Eu742 (Undergrad. Ref.)
Europe 1450 to 1789: Encyclopedia of the Early Modern World. Jonathan Dewald, editor in chief. New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, c2004. 6 Vols.

Weimar Edition of Luthers Werke

 

Modern Period

Eighteenth Century Collections Online

Q.973.03 En194 (Hist. Lib.) (Ref. Lib.)
Encyclopedia of American Cultural & Intellectual History. New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, 2001. 3 Vols.

973.9203En194 (Ref. Lib.) (Hist. Lib.)
Encyclopedia of Contemporary American Culture. Edited by Gary W. McDonogh, Robert Gregg, and Cindy H. Wong. London ; New York: Routledge, 2001.

306.09410904En19 (Ref. Lib.)
Encyclopedia of Contemporary British Culture. Edited by Peter Childs and Mike Storry. London ; New York : Routledge, 1999.

945.0903 en19 (Mod. Lang. & Ling. Lib.) (Ref. Lib.) (Undergrad. Lib.)
Encyclopedia of Contemporary Italian Culture. Edited by Gino Moliterno. London; New York: Routledge, 2000.

946.082 En19 (Mod. Lang. & Ling. Lib.) (Ref. Lib.) (Undergrad. Lib.)
Encyclopedia of Contemporary Spanish Culture. Edited by Eamonn Rodgers. London; New York: Routledge, 1999.

Q. 973.91603 En19 (Hist. Lib.)
Encyclopedia of the Great Depression. Robert S. McElvaine, editor in chief. New York : Macmillan Reference USA, 2004. 2 Vols.

Q. 810.9 Ab377e (Undergrad. Ref.)
Encyclopedia of the Harlem Renaissance. Aberjhani and Sandra L. West; foreword by Clement Alexander Price. New York : Facts On File, Inc.; 2003.

Q. 944.08103 En19 (Hist. Lib.)
Encyclopedia of Modern French Thought. Christopher John Murray, editor. New York : Fitzroy Dearborn, 2004.

Q. 700.414503 En19 (Hist. Lib.)
Encyclopedia of the Romantic Era, 1760-1850.  Christopher John Murray, general editor. New York : Fitzroy Dearborn, 2004.

Q.973.5En19 (Ref. Lib.) (Undergrad. Lib.)
Encyclopedia of the United States in the Nineteenth Century. Paul Finkelman, editor in chief. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2001. 3 Vols.

781.6303J387e (Ref. Lib.) (Undergrad. Lib.)
Encyclopedia
of World Pop Music, 1980-2001. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 2003.

Q. 973.9 St1 (Undergrad. Lib.)
St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture. Editors, Tom Pendergast, Sara Pendergast; with an introduction by Jim Cullen. 5 Vols. Detroit: St. James Press, 2000.

 

 

Major Disciplinary Resources

History

Q. 907.2022 En19 (Hist. Lib.)
Encyclopedia of Historians and Historical Writing. Editor, Kelly Boyd. London; Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn, 1999. 2 Vols.

Linguistics

Literature

Q.801.95 C68971999 (Mod. Lang. & Ling. Lib.) (Undergrad. Lib.)
Encyclopedia of Literary Critics and Criticism. Consultant, John Sutherland; edited by Chris Murray. London; Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn, 1999. 2 Vols.

Music

Grove Music Online

Performing Arts

Visual Arts

Grove Dictionary of Art