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SU Abroad - Syracuse Florence Resources: REL

A collection of resources for Syracuse University Abroad's Florence Program.

REL: Finding Background Information

For basic background information, overviews, and links to other related resources, check out these reference sources:

  • Credo Reference Religion
    Full-text reference books in the arts, humanities, social sciences and sciences.
     
  • Europa World
    Full-text online version of Europa World Year Book, reference book for political and economic information in over 250 countries and territories.
     
  • Brill's New Pauly
    Aid for the study of Greek and Roman culture and its multifaceted presence in all periods of European and, since the Early Modern period, world history.
     
  • The Routledge Handbook of Greek Mythology
    Reference book on ancient Greek mythology, which includes documentation of the ancient sources, maps, and genealogical tables.
     
  • Visual Culture Studies (eBook)
    Presents 13 engaging and detailed interviews with some of the most influential intellectuals working today on the objects, subjects, media, and environments of visual culture.
     
  • Witchcraft Myths and Persecutions (eBook)
    Includes essays on witchcraft and mythologies, legal mechanisms and social contexts, and folklore.

REL: Finding Articles

For articles from journals, newspapers, and other periodicals, check out these article and abstract databases:

  • ATLA Religion Database
    An essential resource for theology students and researchers seeking information pertaining to social sciences, history and humanities.
     
  • EHARF World Cultures
    Cross-cultural database that contains information on all aspects of cultural and social life.
  • Humanities Full Text
    Provides full text of the most important scholarly sources in the humanities.
     
  • JSTOR
    Full-text archive of scholarly publications in mathematics, science, the arts and humanities, and the social sciences.
     
  • Philosopher's Index
    Covers the areas of ethics, aesthetics, social philosophy, political philosophy, epistemology, and metaphysic logic as well as material on the philosophy of law, religion, science, history, education, and language.
     
  • Anthropology Plus
    World's most comprehensive, focused index of bibliographic materials from the late 1800s to today in the fields of anthropology, archaeology, and interdisciplinary studies.
     
  • Communication Source
    Provides the most robust, quality research solution in areas related to communication and mass media.

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