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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  


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