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Some possible starting points
Below are some examples of kinds of sources that might be helpful early in the research process.
To find this kind of thing search for the author name or topic keyword +
Reference sources and readers
Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World (ebook)
This encyclopedia looks at Islam's role in the modern world, doing so in the context of the religion's history and development over the last 13 centuries. Containing thematic articles, biographies of key figures, definitions, illustrations, maps and more, this new encyclopedia fills a need in this key area of religious studies.
Ideology and Power in the Viking and Middle Ages (ebook)
This book examines the concepts and practices associated with chieftains, earls and kings from the ninth to the thirteenth century: the myths and rituals surrounding their position in a northern European warrior culture. Contributors are Ian Beuermann, Anders Hultgård, Jan Erik Rekdal, Jens Peter Schjødt, Jón Viðar Sigurðsson, Joanna Skórzewska, Gro Steinsland and Olof Sundqvist. (Also available in print
Medieval Scandinavia: An Encyclopedia
A valuable and absorbing volume for students of the Norse sagas, the Viking age, and Old English history and literature, and for anyone interested in the cultural and historical heritage of Scandinavia.
Limit your search results
Limit to specific libraries to hone your results by choosing the Entire Collection dropdown in OskiCat:
Some items in OskiCat are located in the NRLF, which stands for the Northern Regional Library Facility, a UC Library storage facility in Richmond, CA. You can easily get ahold of most items in NRLF by selecting the Request link:
- Search for author using the author search: Diamond, Jared
- Use an asterisk as a wildcard: litera* finds literature, literary, literally, etc.
- Limit results by language (Modify search)