From the famous to the obscure, this book provides concise accounts of the lives, cults, relationships through patronage, and artistic associations of more than a thousand saints, including entries on the Martyrs of Korea, Mexico, and Vietnam, as well as the recently canonized such as Edith Stein, Padro Pio, and Josémaria Escriva.
Features articles, beautiful images, biographies, primary texts, Qur'anic materials, and books by scholars in areas such as global Islamic history, concepts, people, practices, politics, and culture.... Read more about Oxford Islamic Studies Online
PubMed is the National Library of Medicine's free access to MEDLINE and PreMEDLINE (preliminary citations and abstracts before they appear in MEDLINE). Citations include links to related articles.... Read more about PubMed (with Full Text)
America: History and Life is the primary bibliographic reference to the history of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present, covering thousands of journals published worldwide.... Read more about America: History and Life
A full-text database containing digitized images of the original format of the Baltimore Sun (1837-1987), with content including articles, photos, and advertisements. All text within the database is searchable.
This encyclopedia covers all aspects of Jewish history and culture in the Diaspora and in Israel from ancient times to the 20th century. It is also available in print in the Andover-Harvard Theological Library at Ref. DS102.8 .E496 2007
This collection provides access to databases covering the international literature in the social sciences, including politics, sociology, social services, anthropology, criminology and education. Featured databases include IBSS, PAIS and Sociological Abstracts.... Read more about Proquest Social Science Premium Collection
The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages covers all key aspects of European history (including ecclesiastical history), society, and culture from 500 to 1500 A.D., as well as the Byzantine Empire, Islamic dynasties, and Asiatic peoples of the era. It is designed both for medievalists, who need a detailed and reliable reference tool, and for students and general readers seeking an accessible guide to the period. Over 800 scholars have assembled thousands of comprehensive entries, lavishly supplemented by hundreds of illustrations and dozens of maps.