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Potomac State College

HIST 179 - World History to 1500: Intro to Research

CREDO Reference

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A collection of nearly 500 encyclopedias, dictionaries, and other reference books provides a good starting point for research.

CREDO Reference has many great features when you are getting started on your history paper. One is the knowledge graph that shows you related ideas to your search.

Oxford Handbooks Online

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Articles from Oxford Handbooks review the key issues, reveal original arguments and concepts, and set the agenda for new research in history, on topics such as cities, food, fascism, witchcraft, Europe, and more.

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