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HIST 1200-103: Writing History: Spies and Spying (FWS Spring 2017): Background

This is a guide for Benedetta Carnaghi's First -Year Writing Seminar, A Life Under Cover -- Spies in History, Fiction and Cinema

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General reference sources

Gale Virtual Reference Library  Excellent collection of full text encyclopedias.

Sage Reference Online  Excellent collection of full text encyclopedias.

Oxford Reference Online  Outstanding collection of encyclopedias, dictionaries, and companions.

Encyclopedia Britannica  Now includes rich supplementary material (maps, data, news, articles, website links and more).

Selected subject encyclopedias

Dictionary of American history. A classic ten volume encyclopedia. (Print: Olin Library Reference E174 .D52x 2003 +)

The Oxford Companion to United States history. Oxford University Press, 2001. Also in print (Olin Library Reference E174 .O94 2001 +).

Background on theories and theorists

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