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History resources

Links to guides to history resources in the Princeton University Library, plus JP and senior thesis help for history majors.

Starting points: British history

Reader's guide to British history. David Loades, editor. New York: Fitzroy Dearborn, 2003. History Reference (SH). Firestone DA34 .R43 2003

Blackwell Companions to British history:

A Companion to Britain in the Later Middle Ages
A Companion to Tudor Britain
A Companion to Stuart Britain
A Companion to Eighteenth-Century Britain
A Companion to Nineteenth-Century Britain
A Companion to Early Twentieth-Century Britain
A Companion to Contemporary Britain 1939–2000  

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography Comprehensive collection of authoritative biographies of "noteworthy people in any walk of life who were connected with the British Isles and British history worldwide. The bibliographies for each entry are an excellent starting point for further research.