To get a source that you find cited in a footnote or bibliography:
F.J. Fisher, "The development of the London Food Market, 1540-1640," in E.M. Carus-Wilson (ed.) Essays in Economic History, London, 1954, 134-51.
If our library does not have the journal or book you need, you can request the article through the InterLibrary Loan (ILL) service. The service is free, and the library will find the article for you at another university.
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In the Historical Abstracts database:
This will retrieve articles discussing previous research on a topic that can alert you to key authors, significant studies, and key theoretical approaches that historians have used to address this topic.
In any database, search for your book title or it's topic and:
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-- If you are having trouble finding reviews, you can try searching across many MRU databases using this tool
-- Limit to the discipline of HISTORY on the left
-- Limit to only SCHOLARLY JOURNALS by selecting Scholarly & Peer Review
-- Use ? to find plural and singular endings of a word: scholar? (will find scholar and scholar-s)
-- Use * to find all possible endings of a word: historiograph* (will find historiograph-y, historiograph-ies, historiograph-ical)
- Search for your book by title and author in Google Scholar. Follow the "cited by" link to see who has cited that source.
- In the database Historical Abstracts, go to the Cited References button at the top of the screen. Enter your title and author name, then follow instructions for viewing cited articles.