Falvey Library Catalog
Research your topic with keywords or use one of the subject searches below as a starting point. Use the catalog to locate books cited in your course readings. Great Britain > History > Puritan Revolution, 1642-1660 Great Britain > History > Civil War, 1642-1649 United States > History > Revolution, 1775-1783 France > History > Revolution, 1789-1799 Soviet Union > History > Revolution, 1917-1921 Revolutions > Europe > History
Use additional keywords such as causes, economic, social, cultural, religion, women, peasantry
, or clergy
to further limit your results. Use one of the following terms if you are looking for primary sources: sources, documents, narratives, correspondence, diaries, speeches
Presents a combined catalog of the catalogs of more than 10,000 libraries worldwide. WorldCat highlights publications available at Villanova University. Other items can be requested via an inter-library loan request form. WorldCat Step-by-Step
is a self-paced interactive tutorial for students new to this resource.E-ZBorrow and Interlibrary LoanBooks and journal articles which are not available at Villanova University can be requested from other libraries. The E-ZBorrow service is only available for book requests.
Book Review Digest Plus (EBSCO)
Indexes reviews of fiction and nonfiction English-language books. Reviews are selected from academic journals and library review journals. Includes selected full-text. Covers reviews back to the early 1980s. Book Review Digest Retrospective, 1903-1982 (EBSCO)
Indexes reviews of fiction and nonfiction English-language books. Reviews are selected from academic journals, magazines, and library review journals. Covers reviews published between 1903 and 1982. JSTOR
Provides a full-text archive of academic journals and books in the humanities, social sciences and mathematics. The most recent three to five years of a journal are usually not included. Historical Abstracts (EBSCO)
America: History and Life (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.A Short Introduction to Historical Abstracts
is a self-paced interactive tutorial for students new to this resource.
Indexes the literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. Includes citations for journal and magazine articles, book reviews and dissertations. Abstracts of journal articles are included together with selected full-text. Indexing goes back to 1964. America: History & Life is a self-paced interactive tutorial for students new to this resource.
Historical Abstracts (EBSCO)
Covers world history (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 to the present.America: History and Life (EBSCO)
Covers United States and Canadian history from prehistory to the present.JSTOR
A searchable and browsable archive of full-text core journals and books in the humanities, social sciences and mathematics. This is not a comprehensive database of all history journals.
Looking for a topic?
The Library has a large number of encyclopedias and companions with exhaustive and well-researched essays written by subject experts. These essays can be helpful in defining and focusing a topic and the accompanying bibliographies are generally a great starting point for secondary and primary sources.
International Encyclopedia of Revolution and Protest: 1500 to the Present
Explore all aspects of the history of resistance, protest and revolution over the past 500 years.Gale Virtual Reference Library
A library of encyclopedias and dictionaries. Includes among others the Encyclopedia of European Social History,
the Encyclopedia of U.S. Political History,
the Dictionary of American History,
and the Encyclopedia of Russian History.Oxford Handbooks Online (Oxford University Press)
Scholarly research reviews. The collection includes handbooks on the English, American, and French revolutions.Companion to the American RevolutionA Companion to the French RevolutionCambridge Histories Online (Cambridge University Press)
Volume 2, of the New Cambridge Modern History
includes a chapter on the English Reformation,
volume 8 deals with the American and French Revolutions, 1763-93
, and volume 12 contains a chapter about the Russian Revolution
. Volume 2, part 7 of the Cambridge History of Russia
covers reform, war, and revolution.
Citing Your Sources
Director of Research Services & Scholarly Engagement
Falvey Library, Villanova University
800 Lancaster Avenue
Jutta Seibert is the subject librarian for History and is available for research consultations, instruction, curricular support & purchase requests.
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