European Studies Research Guide

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Databases

Try these databases first to find journal articles in this discipline.

For more databases, use the subject filter on A-Z Databases

Reference

Use these encyclopedias and reference works to get started on a topic.
  • Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
    The national record of men and women who have shaped British history and culture, worldwide.
  • Cambridge Histories
    Provides political, economic and social history, philosophy and literature of selected countries and subjects.
  • Oxford Art Online
    Oxford Art Online is the access point for Grove Art Online, and other Oxford art reference works covering all forms of the visual arts: painting, sculpture, architecture, graphic and decorative arts, and photography from prehistory to the present.

Media

Find images and streaming audio and video in these collections (also see the Images Research Guide).

  • Amherst College Digital Collections
    Digitized art works, photographs, manuscripts, books, and other media from Amherst College Archives & Special Collections and the library’s Art & Architecture Collection.
  • ARTstor
    Image database including architecture, painting, sculpture, photography, decorative arts, and design as well as many other forms of visual culture.
  • Bridgeman Education
    A visual resource offering digital images of art, history, and culture from museums, galleries, private collections, and contemporary artists.

Primary

Check out these resources first (also see the Primary Sources research guide).
  • Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO) (1701-1800)
    Page images and full-text searching for more than 136,000 key English- and foreign-language titles printed in Great Britain during the 18th century, based on the English Short Title Catalogue.
  • Nineteenth Century Collections Online (NCCO) (1780-1925)
    Full-text, searchable content from a broad range of 19th-century sources in literature, politics, theater, music, religion, maps, science, and childhood
  • British Periodicals
    Searchable full text of hundreds of British periodicals from the late 17th century to the early 20th, with high-resolution facsimile page images.

New Titles

The price of permanence : nature and business in the New South (Bryan, William D., author.) Frost Library; GE155.S68 B79 2018

A city on a lake : urban political ecology and the growth of Mexico City (Vitz, Matthew, 1979-, author.) Frost Library; GE160.M6 V58 2018

Chronicles from the environmental justice frontline (Roberts, J. Timmons.) Frost Library; GE185.L8 R63 2001

Science and environment in Chile : the politics of expert advice in a neoliberal democracy (Barandiarán, Javiera, author.) Frost Library; GE190.C5 B37 2018

Why good people do bad environmental things (DeSombre, Elizabeth R., author.) Frost Library; GE195 .D466 2018

Global resources and the environment (Oliver, Chadwick Dearing, 1947-, author.) Frost Library; GE195 .O55 2018

The ecocentrists : a history of radical environmentalism (Woodhouse, Keith Mako, author.) Frost Library; GE197 .W66 2018

Racial ecologies Frost Library; GE230 .R33 2018

Uneasy alchemy : citizens and experts in Louisiana's chemical corridor disputes (Allen, Barbara L.) Frost Library; GE235.L8 A38 2003

California greenin' : how the Golden State became an environmental leader (Vogel, David, 1947-, author.) Frost Library; GE315.C2 V64 2018

The end of man : a feminist counterapocalypse (Zylinska, Joanna, 1971-, author.) Frost Library; GF86 .Z95 2018

The American Farmer in the Eighteenth Century : A Social and Cultural History (Bushman, Richard L., author.) Frost Library; S441 .B87 2018

Campesino a campesino (Holt-Giménez, Eric.) Frost Library; S476.A1 H65 2006