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HIST 350: Madness (HC)

History 350: Insanity (Hayton) Fall 2023

History of Medicine Encyclopedias and Dictionaries

Encyclopedias for History

  • The following sources provide overviews of ideas, people, and events in the history of the Middle Ages and the early modern period.  They are a quick way to find out the basic facts and current points of debate.
  • When using an article in an encyclopedia or handbook, always check the bibliography for further reading at the end of the article. It will provide a selective list of the books, articles, and, frequently, Web resources considered to be the most up-to-date and reliable.