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HIST 209: Renaissance & Early Modern Europe

Use this guide to locate reference materials, books, journal articles, web sites, primary sources, and search tips for the study of Renaissance and Early Modern history in Europe.

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Start with some background reading. 

  • Otherwise, identifying books and articles will take longer.


Tip: Use the links and books on this tab to help you locate names, dates, and keywords.

  • Your research will be better and take less time!
  • Use bibliographies to locate other books and articles.
  • Watch out for authors and/or titles that are cited over and over; they may be important.


Use of bibliographies is very valuable when you are building a comprehensive bibliography.