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This guide introduces selected reference sources on Western History and Civilization available in the CUHK Library and on the Internet. For assistance, please send your questions via Live Chat or contact the relevant faculty liaison librarian.
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Brill's Medieval Reference Library
E-reference books on medieval studies from Brill publishers.
Produced by Human Relations Area Files, Yale University. Its information is organized into cultures/traditions, and ethnic groups for cross-cultural and archaeological studies. It can be searched by culture and country/region or subject/word.
eHRAF World Cultures
Produced by Human Relations Area Files, Yale University. Its information is organized into cultures and ethnic groups for cross-cultural studies. It can be searched by culture and country/region or subject/word.
Eighteenth Century Collections Online
Coverage: 1701 - 1800
Monograph collection of treatises on the development of law in the British Empire.
Coverage: 1600 - 1909
Provides the documents of the 17th to 20th century thinkers and writers to read their correspondences with their friends and families, bankers, booksellers, patrons and publishers.
A collection of original documents relating to Empire Studies.
Coverage: 1982 - present
Covers the history of the world 1450 to the present, including military history, women's history, history of education, etc. Indexes 1,800 journals with fulltext of 300 journals.
Nineteenth Century Collections Online (NCCO)
Includes 3 archives: Asia and the West: Diplomacy and Cultural Exchange, Mapping the World: Maps and Travel Literature, Women: Transnational Networks. It is an important primary source to study the world history from the late eighteenth century to the early twentieth century.
Faculty Liaison Librarian (Faculty of Arts)