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World History Subject Guide (archived): Biographical sources

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Search by last name, first name.  Material on over 500,000 individuals, past and present, US and international.

Biographical sources

Women in World History; A Biographical Encyclopedia (17 volumes)
REF 305.4203 W842

Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History (4 volumes)
REF 305.4203 Ox25

Great Lives From History: The Ancient World, Prehistory-476 C.E
REF 920.03 G798 and online

Dictionary of National Biography
REF 920.042 N561 (British biographies.)

To find books on a specific person, do a subject search in the Vermont State Colleges Online Catalog. Enter last name first.

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