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Irish History


Reference Shelf

This is an introductory guide to resources available to students at Boston College on Irish History.

Reference Shelf

This page provides access points to BC's subscriptions to reference material on Irish 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

    Find Scholarly Sources

    Older Material

    Catalogues and Indices

    Find Biographical Information (Who's Who)




    Find Background Information

    The include encyclopedia (short-ish entries) as well as handbooks and companions (full chapters or book on specific topics). 

    Handbook and Companions

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