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Start Your Research With Online Reference Books

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Starting Your Research With Reference Books

Reference books, such as encyclopedias, atlases, and directories, are useful for topic overviews, historical background, statistics, images, maps, and more. Here are some suggested Reference Book titles in Anthropology/ Archaeology related subject areas. Reference books are shelved with the circulating collection but cannot be taken out of the library.

  • Biographical Dictionary of Social and Cultural Anthropology: REF 301.0922 B56 2004
  • Encyclopedia of Cultural Anthropology: REF 305.8 E53
  • Encyclopedia of Social and Cultural Anthropology: REF 305.8 E531 2002
  • Encyclopedia of Anthropology: REF 306.03 E53 1976
  • Women Anthropologists: A Biographical Dictionary: REF 306.0922 W66 1988
  • Dictionary of Concepts in Physical Anthropology: REF 573.03 S74d 1991
  • History of Physical Anthropology: REF 599.9 H57 1997


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