Foundations: Ancient Rome; Han Dynasty
Encyclopedias and Reference Books / eBooks
Search a large collection of reference ebooks simultaneously in Salem History. Search also Britannica Academic Online which contains the complete Encyclopedia Britannica plus authoritative websites and full-text journal access.
Search a subject specific collection of reference ebooks in the Gale Virtual Reference Library on the subject of Ancient Rome and Han Dynasty
- The ancient world : extraordinary people in extraordinary societies. Ref CB311 .A53 2017 4 vols (also an online ebook)
- Atlas of the Roman world. Ref DG77 .C597 1982
- Berkshire encyclopedia of China. Ref DS735.A2 B47 2009 5 vols
- The Cambridge encyclopedia of China. Ref DS705 .C35 1991
- Civilization of the ancient Mediterranean : Greece and Rome. Ref DE59 .C55 1987
- Cultural atlas of China. Ref DS721 .B56 1983
- Encyclopedia of society and culture in the ancient world. Ref CB311 .E533 2008 4 vols
- Great events from history: The ancient world, prehistory to 476 C.E. Ref D65 .G74 2004 2 vols (also an online ebook)
- The history of government from the earliest times. Ref JF51 .F57 1999 3 vols
- The Oxford encyclopedia of ancient Greece and Rome. Ref E5 .O95 2010 7 vols (also an online ebook)
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