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History 4971.1 - Karl Marx: A 19th Century Life: Books

Online Reference

Reference Books

Reference books offer good overviews of a person, movement or topic, and often contain bibliographies of key writings. All books listed here are found in the Reference stacks, just south of the back doors of the elevators on the first floor of Ellis Library.

Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy. B51.R68 1998
History of Humanity, Vol. VI.  CB69.H59
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. DA28.O95 2004
International Historical Statistics, Europe 1750-2005HA1107.M5 2007
New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics. HB61.N49 1987
Encyclopedia of European Social History. HN373.E63 2001

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Google Books and HathiTrust

Google Books Contains:

  • Out-of-copyright books that can be downloaded ("Full View")
  • Newer books that are fully searchable but not fully viewable (viewable amount ranges from snippets to multiple pages)
  • Some magazine articles

Getting a Copy of the Books You Find:

  • Look for Find in a library link in left margin
  • If there is no library link, copy and paste the title into a library catalog

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  • Use quotation marks to indicate phrases

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