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RCAH 112 (Elliott): Other Resources

Reference Sources

Gale Reference e-Library

Contains over 400 Reference books in the Social Sciences and Humanities, including Nations and Nationalism : A Global Historical Overview.  Try a search for Nationalism to start, add in your country.

Encyclopedia of Russian History

Authoritative, current encyclopedia. Articles are written by scholars in the field, and many include bibliographies of suggested readings on a topic in English.

Ernest Gellner, from Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Modern Encyclopedia of Russian and Soviet History
Location: DK14 .M6 Reference collection, 1 Center.
The gold standard in reference books on Russian History. Excellent entries signed by scholars that usually conclude with a bibliography of readings on each topic.

Digital Resources


Pravda Digital Archive

Searchable, digital version of Pravda back to 1912.  In Russian only.


Searchable, digital version of Izvestiia back to 1980.  In Russian only.



Current Digest of the Soviet Press  

A searchable database of this resource from 1949-2011, which is selected translations from Soviet and Russian newspapers.