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Historical Studies Library Guide: Reference

A general guide for students in Historical Studies

Reference Books

A selection of reference titles.   These are available for consultation in the Chancellor Oppenheimer Library.


R304.203 ENCY  Encyclopedia of Environmental History

R306.36203 HIST  Historical Encyclopedia of World Slavery

R325.303 ENCY   Encyclopedia of Western Colonialism since 1450

R623.803 OXFO Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History

R905 BERK   Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History

R905 KEES   Keesing’s Records of World Events

R907.207 ENCY  Encyclopedia of Historians and Historical Writing

R909.82503 TOWN   Dictionary of Contemporary History

R911 ATLA   Atlas of World History

R920.041 DICT   Oxford Dictionary of National Biography  (also available electronically)

R920.068 DICT   Dictionary of South African Biography

R960.03 ENCY    Encyclopedia of African History

R960.03 PAGE    Encyclopedia of African History and Culture

R968 CAMB       Cambridge History of South Africa (Hamilton)

R968 NEW   New History of South Africa (Giliomee and Mbenga)

R968.003 STAN   Standard Encyclopaedia of Southern Africa