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HIST 268: Warriors and Outlaws in China and England: Water Margin and Robin Hood (HC): Background

Gest of Robyn Hode (16th c.) and Wusong (17th c.) - Wikimedia Commons

                                                                       Gest of Robyn Hode (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

Handbooks and Histories- China

The following sources provide overviews of ideas, people, and events in Chinese and world history.  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.

Handbooks and Histories- England

The following sources provide overviews of ideas, people, and events in Chinese and world history.  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.

Subject Guide

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Literature Reviews

Literature reviews are a particularly useful resource when doing research.  They address the issues involved in a particular question and the debates among scholars.  They map out the intellectual terrain succinctly and give you the major landmarks in terms of key authors and significant titles for greater understanding. 

Bibliographies