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History: World

Selective List of Dictionaries

This is only a sample of the many, many history-related dictionaries in WMU Libraries' collections. They are a more reliable info source than simply Googling history-related terms.

HIstory-Related Encyclopedias

Below is a sample of the many, mary history-related encyclopedias in WMU Libraries' collections. Encyclopedias provide a good overview of a topic,often include references for further reading, and are a more reliable alternative to Wikipedia.

Online Reference Databases

There are entire online databases full of reference material.  Take a look at these:

Cambridge Histories Online

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