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World Religion Database (WRD)

Contains detailed statistics on religious affiliation for every country of the world. It provides source material, including censuses and surveys, as well as best estimates for every religion to offer a definitive picture of international religious demography. It offers best estimates at multiple dates for each of the world's religions for the period 1900 to 2050.

Dictionary of the Social Sciences

Oxford's Dictionary of the Social Sciences is designed to break down the barriers between social science disciplines, as well as to make social scientific language comprehensible to general readers.

Encyclopedia of Buddhism

This encyclopedia is the online version of the Encyclopedia of Buddhism (2004). It describes the Buddhist world view, basic teachings and practices of Buddhism, as well as its different schools and sects. In addition to containing entries on Buddhist scriptures, art, architecture, divinities, monastic orders, festivals, rites and ceremonies, this encyclopedia explores the history of Buddhism, the different forms it has taken in different parts of the world, and how Buddhism has blended with other religions.... Read more about Encyclopedia of Buddhism

Godey's Lady's Book (1830-1880)

Indexed full-text of Godey's Lady's Book, one of the most significant American periodicals of the 19th century, which published a wide variety of fiction, poetry, essays, reviews, music, and illustrations, including fashion plates. Database includes digital images of illustrations, but does not contain images of text pages.

Nation Digital Archive

The Nation Digital Archive offers searchable full text of all issues of The Nation magazine, America's oldest weekly magazine of reporting, commentary, and opinion on national and international politics, government, social policy, economics, arts, religion, and culture.... Read more about Nation Digital Archive

Oxford Dictionary of Popes

This papal Who's Who presents biographical accounts in chronological order of all the officially recognized popes from St Peter to John Paul II, whose entry has now been expanded and brought up to date. Providing a continuous history of the papacy, it also includes their irregularly elected rivals, the so-called antipopes, and discusses the tradition that there had been a female pope.

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