HIS2603 Civilization Past and Present II

Reference Works

reference work is a book or serial publication that contains useful facts and information such as encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauruses, almanacs, and catalogs. Generally, reference works are consulted for particular pieces of information, rather than read from beginning to end. Most reference works are compiled by a team of contributors whose work is coordinated by one or more editors rather than by an individual author. Updated editions are usually published as needed, in some cases annually (e.g., almanacs, who's who). NOTE: Dictionary definitions and very short encyclopedia entries can be used as a beginning point in your research, however, do not count these sources as one of the "minimum of three" academic resources. Interacting with more in-depth academic material will help raise your score.


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Search Terms/Keywords

Using LCSH (Library of Congress Subject Headings) to search for resources will, more often than not, yield the most relevant results.  Below are some LCSH you can use to search for topics in your Project and/or CRA.  Be sure to choose the SUBJECT search field from the drop-down list (in Adanced Search) or include the search terms in quotation marks in the Basic Search box. Enter the SUBJECT search terms exactly as you see them.
You can also search by "keyword" in the All Text or Optional fields.


Suggested search terms:

LCSH Keyword
ENLIGHTENMENT humanitarian movements
SCIENTIFIC revolution industrialization
GREAT Awakening Critique of Pure Reason
INDUSTRIAL revolution Syllabus of Errors
URBANIZATION universal education
PIETISM Sykes-Picot agreement
PIETISTS mandates
MORAVIANS Balfour Declaration
OXFORD movement Muslim Brotherhood
WOMEN'S rights economic growth
ANTISLAVERY movement population growth
LAW reform United States leadership style
PRISON reform Pacific Rim countries
SUNDAY schools--History Southeast Asia [globalization]
KANT, Immanuel, 1724-1804 Southeast Asia [nationalism]
HUME, David, 1711-1776 Southeast Asia [ethnicity]
SWEDENBORG, Emanuel, 1688-1772 Southeast Asia [ideology]
ZINZENDORF, Nicolaus Ludwig, Graf von, 1700-1760 Southeast Asia [religion]
WILBERFORCE, William, 1759-1833  
WORLD War, 1914-1918  
WORLD War, 1914-1918--Campaigns--Palestine  
PALESTINE--Politics & government  
MIDDLE East--History  

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