Resources, including articles, books, events, and films to help provide context and background for the conflict in Ukraine. **NOTE that all materials mentioned in this guide link to OSU Libraries. Search Catalyst for local access.
This research guide is created in response to unfolding war between Ukraine and Russian Federation. It seeks to assemble materials that help illuminate the current conflict between two neighboring Slavic countries as well as to place the Ukrainian state into a larger international and historical context. Materials recommended in this guide are in English, except the last selection under "Russian perspectives" and the database of Donetsk and Luhansk newspapers in the "Conflict in the Easter Ukraine" tab. **NOTE that all materials mentioned in this guide link to NYU Libraries. Search Catalyst for local access.
Getting Started: Selected Reference Works
Begin your search with reference works to find background information, locate statistics and facts, and build a bibliography.
Bibliographies about topics dealing with the interactions between different peoples and cultures on Africa, Europe, North America and South America and many islands. Covers the period between Columbus’ voyages to the New World in the late fifteenth century and the end of slavery in the Americas in the late nineteenth century.
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An authoritative full text collection of the history of scholarship in several different academic subjects. Includes over 260 volumes published since 1960 by Cambridge University Press.
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Encyclopedia of European Social History from 1350 to 2000 by Peter Stearns (Editor)
Call Number: Ref HN373 .E63 2001 v.1 - 6
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An outstanding source of historiographical essays and factual articles on European social history; most longer essays have excellent bibliographies. v. 1. Methods and theoretical approaches -- The periods of social history -- Regions, nations, and peoples -- Europe and the world -- v. 2. Processes of social change -- Population and geography -- Cities and urbanization -- Rural life -- State and society -- v. 3. Social structure -- Social protest -- Deviance, crime, and social control -- Social problems and social reform -- v. 4. Gender -- The family and age groups -- Sexuality -- Body and mind -- Work -- v. 5. Culture and popular culture -- Modern recreation and leisure -- Religion -- Education and literacy -- Everyday life -- v. 6. Biographies
European Political Facts 1848-1918 by Paxton, John