Suggested Reading List

A Companion to Russian History
Analytical essays on Russian history from the earliest Slavs to the first decade of the 21st century.

Cambridge Histories Online (Cambridge University Press)
Click here to go directly to The Cambridge History of Russia (3 volumes).

Encyclopedia of Russian History
The four volumes span the period from the earliest beginnings of the Russian nation to the rise and fall of the Soviet Union.

Encyclopedia of European Social History
Peter Stearns, Ed. Detroit: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2001. 3186 pp. 6 vols. This six-volume reference on European social history includes more than 230 articles on everything from serfdom and the economy, to witchcraft and public health.

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Historical Abstracts (EBSCO)
Indexes academic journals, magazines, books, book reviews, and dissertations that cover world history from 1450 to the present, excluding North American history which is covered in the companion index America: History and Life. Includes abstracts for academic journal articles and selective full text content. Coverage extends back to 1953.


Falvey Library Catalog (Books & Media)
Keyword and subject searches in the Library's catalog are good starting points when first exploring a topic. Search results can be narrowed with facets such as topic, era, language or region. Facets are located on the right hand side of the results screen.