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Reference for History


Indian History

This is a brief guide to material at BC providing reference (dictionaries, encyclopedia, biographies, bibliographies, indices, and more) on historical topics.

Reference Shelf

This page provides access points to BC's subscriptions to reference material on Indian history. Here, you can find resources for finding definitions (e.g., dictionaries); suggested scholarly material (e.g., bibliographies); as well as background material and explanations written by experts in their fields (e.g., encyclopedia and handbooks).  

What's on This Page

This page has a lot on it. You can use the following anchors (links down the page) to jump straight to a relevant box.

    Find Definitions

    India Specific


    Find Scholarly Sources

    There are catalogs and indices, which list scholarly literature and then there are bibliographies with recommended of literature.  



    Find Background Information

    Handbooks and Companions Related to Indian History

    Handbooks and Companions related to Indian Ocean History

    Find Historical Overviews