Subject encyclopedias, handbooks and overviews are scholarly, tertiary works written by experts on a variety of topics. An hour spent with one or more subject encyclopedias early on in the research process will save you hours of wasted time! Here's what subject encyclopedias provide:
Start with these subject encyclopedias and branch out as needed.
The Cambridge Histories series is an indispensable reference collection with over 300 titles spanning 15 subject areas. Each (often multi-volume) history provides a big-picture perspective of its subject, introduces readers to existing scholarship, and proposes new trends in the field.
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