Identifying the Scholarly Literature

Bibliographies

American Foreign Relations since 1600: A Guide to the Literature, 2nd ed. Beisner, Robert L., ed. Santa Barbara, Calif.: ABC-CLIO, 2003. 

Russian and Soviet Diplomacy, 1900-39. Kocho-Williams, Alastair. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012. 

Primary Sources in European Diplomacy, 1914-1945: A Bibliography of Published Memoirs and Diaries. Messick, Frederic M. New York: Greenwood Press, 1987.  

Soviet Foreign Policy, 1918-1945: A Guide to Research and Research Materials. Johnson, Robert Harold, ed. Wilmington, Del.: Scholarly Resources, 1991. 

Italian Foreign Policy, 1918-1945: A Guide to Research and Research Materials. Cassels, Alan, ed. Wilmington, Del.: Scholarly Resources, 1981. 

British Foreign Policy, 1918-1945: A Guide to Research and Research Materials. Aster, Sidney, ed. Wilmington, Del.: Scholarly Resources, 1991. 

French Foreign Policy, 1918-1945: A Guide to Research and Research Materials. Young, Robert J., ed. Wilmington, Del.: Scholarly Resources, 1991. 

International Organizations, 1918-1945: A Guide to Research and Research Materials. Baer, George W., ed. Wilmington, Del.: Scholarly Resources, 1991. 

German Foreign Policy, 1918-1945: A Guide to Research and Research Materials. Kimmich, Christoph M., ed. Wilmington, Del.: Scholarly Resources, 1991. 

A Bibliography of British History, 1914-1989. Hanham, H. J., ed. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1989. 

A Bibliography of British History, 1851-1914. Robbins, Keith, ed. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1996. 

A Companion to International History, 1900-2001, Martel, Gordon, ed. Oxford: Blackwell, 2007. 

The Foreign Affairs 50-Year Bibliography: New Evaluations of Significant Books on International Relations, 1920-1970. Dexter, Byron, ed. New York: R. R. Bowker for the Council on Foreign Relations, 1972. 

John J. Finan and John Child, Latin America, International Relations: A Guide to Information Services (Detroit: Gale, 1981). 

Richard J. Kozicki, International Relations of South Asia, 1947-80: A Guide to Information Sources (Detroit: Gale, 1981). 

J. Bryan Collester, The European Communities: A Guide to Information Sources (Detroit: Gale, 1979). 

Mark R. Amstutz, Economics and Foreign Policy: A Guide to Information Sources (Detroit: Gale, 1977). 

Alexine L. Atherton, International Organizations: A Guide to Information Sources (Detroit: Gale, 1976). 

David Armstrong, ed. Routledge Handbook of International Law (New York: Routledge, 2009). 

 

Oral History Collections

Dean Peter Krogh Foreign Affairs Digital Archive 

Miller Center Presidential Oral History Program 

British Diplomatic Oral History Programme 

Frontline Diplomacy

 

Databases

PAIS International 

 

Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

Encyclopedia of American Foreign Policy. DeConde, Alexander, Richard Dean Burns, and Fredrik Logevall, eds. New York: Scribner, 2002. 

Encyclopedia of American Foreign Policy. Hastedt, Glenn P., ed. New York: Facts on File, 2004. 

Encyclopedia of U.S. Foreign Relations. Jentleson, Bruce W.  and Thomas G. Paterson, eds. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997. 

Victorian Britain: An Encyclopedia. Mitchell, Sally, ed. New York: Garland, 1988. 

Twentieth-Century Britain: An Encyclopedia. Leventhal, F. M., ed. New York: Garland, 1995. 

Historical Dictionaries of French History. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1985ff. 

Modern Germany: An Encyclopedia of History, People, and Culture, 1871-1990, Buse, Dieter K. and Jürgen C. Dorr, eds. New York: Garland, 1998. 

Encyclopedia of Russian History. Millar, James R., ed. New York: Macmillan Reference, 2004. 

The Modern Encyclopedia of Russian and Soviet History. Wieczynski, Joseph L, et al., eds. Gulf Breeze, Fla.: Academic International Press, 1976ff. 

Encyclopedia of Conflicts Since World War II. Ciment, James, ed. Armonk: Sharpe Reference, 1999. 

 

Sources of Biographical Information

American National Biography. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999. 

Dictionary of American Biography. New York: Scribner, 1946ff. 

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004ff. 

Dictionnaire de biographie française. Paris: Letourzey et Ane, 1933ff. 

Deutsche biographische Enzyklopadie. Munich: K. G. Saur, 1995ff. 

The Biographical Dictionary of the Former Soviet Union: Prominent People in All Fields from 1917 to the Present. Vronskaya, Jeanne and Vladimir Chuguev. London: Bowker-Saur, 1992. 

The Soviet Union: A Biographical Dictionary. New York: Macmillan, 1991. 

American Biographical Archive. Baillie, Laureen, ed. Microform. Munich: K. G. Saur, 1993ff. 

Archives biographiques françaises. Nappo, Tommaso, ed. Microform. Munich: K. G. Saur, 1993ff. 

Deutsches biographisches Archiv. Gorzny, Willi, ed. Microform. Munich: K. G. Saur, 1989ff. 

Oxford Bibliographies series. 

 

Statistics and Chronologies

Historical Statistics of the United States: Earliest Times to the Present, Millenial ed. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2006. 

International Historical Statistics: Europe, 1750-2010. Mitchell, B. R., ed. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. 

International Historical Statistics: The Americas, 1750-2010. Mitchell, B. R., ed. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. 

International Historical Statistics: Africa, Asia, and Oceania, 1750-2010. Mitchell, B. R., ed. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. 

Chronological History of U.S. Foreign Relations, 2nd ed. Brune, Lester H. New York: Routledge, 2003. 

Encyclopedia of American History. Morris, Richard B. and Jeffrey B. Morris. New York: Harper Collins, 1996. 

The Encyclopedia of World History: Ancient, Medieval, and Modern, Chronologically Arranged, 6th ed. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2001. 

 

Atlases

Shepherd's Historical Atlas, 9th ed. Shepherd, William R. Totowa, N.J.: Barnes and Noble, 1980. 

Atlas of American History, 2nd rev. ed. New York: Scribner, 1984. 

Historical Atlas of the United States. New York: Routledge, 2003. 

The Times Atlas of European History. New York: Harper Collins, 1994.