Victorian Studies

Author: Sharon W. Propas
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317216482
Format: PDF, Kindle
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First published in 2006, this work is a valuable guide for the researcher in Victorian Studies. Updated to include electronic resources, this book provides guides to catalogs, archives, museums, collections and databases containing material on the Victorian period. It organises the vast array of reference sources by discipline to help researchers tailor their investigations.

American Military History

Author: Daniel K. Blewett
Publisher: Reference Sources in the Socia
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Compiles a bibliography of American military reference guides, focusing on general resources including almanacs, chronologies, and encyclopedias.

Guides to Library Collection Development

Author: John Thomas Gillespie
Publisher: Libraries Unltd Incorporated
Format: PDF
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Designed to enhance collection development in school, public, and college libraries, this work annotates 1,671 significant bibliographies that were published between 1985 and late 1993, with some earlier but still useful publications included as well. Entries are divided into three major categories

Handbook for British and Irish Archaeology

Author: Cherry Lavell
Format: PDF, ePub
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How do states distinguish friends from enemies, partners from competitors, and communities from outsiders? Community Under Anarchy shows how the development of common social identities among political elites can lead to deeper, more cohesive forms of cooperation than what has been previously envisioned by traditional theories of international relations. Drawing from recent advances in social theory and constructivist approaches, Bruce Cronin demonstrates how these cohesive structures evolve from a series of discrete events and processes that help to diminish the conceptual boundaries dividing societies. Community Under Anarchy supports this thesis through a new and original interpretation of the Concert of Europe, the Holy Alliance, and the political integration of Italy and Germany. In the wake of the upheavals created by the French Revolution and the revolutions of 1848, political elites helped to validate new forms of governance by creating transnational reference groups from which they could draw legitimacy. As a result, European states were able to overcome the polarizing effects of anarchy and create a concert system, a common security association, and two amalgamated security communities. The empirical cases demonstrate how socially derived identities can shape state preferences and create new roles for state leaders.

American Reference Books Annual

Author: Bohdan S. Wynar
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited Inc
ISBN: 9780872876811
Format: PDF, Docs
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1970- issued in 2 vols.: v. 1, General reference, social sciences, history, economics, business; v. 2, Fine arts, humanities, science and engineering.


Author: Lois Buttlar
Publisher: Englewood, Colo. : Libraries Unlimited
Format: PDF
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Teaching bibliographic skills in history

Author: Charles A. D'Aniello
Publisher: Greenwood Pub Group
ISBN: 9780313252662
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Drawing upon the work of historians and librarians who teach bibliographic skills and the general literature of bibliographic instruction, this sourcebook discusses a diversity of instructional issues, designs, and concerns. It presents a collection of approaches to teaching bibliographic skills to history students at three levels: undergraduates, advanced undergraduates, and graduate students. Each topic is covered by an expert. The work opens with two chapters discussing (1) Historical Methodologies and Research and (2) History and Interdisciplinary History. Attention is then directed to bibliographic instruction in history, with chapters on finding and using historical materials and bibliographic instruction in history. Other chapters consider special topics--including catalogs and indexes, reference sources, sources for interdisciplinary research, electronic information sources, and using the finding aids to archive and manuscript collections. The work concludes with an extensive and wide ranging annotated bibliography of books, articles, and other literature. Thoughtful and convenient, this book is a rich source of instructional insights, ideas, and designs. In its totality, it presents bibliographic and library research skills as an integral part of the historical enterprise.