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Proust as Philosopher: The Art of Metaphor
PQ2631.R63 Z525713 2013 
(4th Floor)


Clio Among the Muses: Essays on History and the Humanities
D16 .H686 2014
(3rd Floor) 


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The Chief Concern of Medicine: The Integration of the Medical Humanities and Narrative Knowledge Into Medical Practices
R727.3 .S35 2013
(4th Floor) 





Arts and Humanities

Resources on the study of fine arts, philosophy, religion, history, literature, music, and film.


Library of Congress Call Number Ranges: 

Philosophy B – BD
Religion BL – BX
History---C, D, E, F
Literature and Language--P

Important Resources

This collection includes sources such as dictionaries, encyclopedias and directories to help find brief explanations and general information about terms and concepts in Arts & Humanities.

Reference Sources in Arts & Humanities

  • American Countercultures: An Encyclopedia of Nonconformists, Alternative Lifestyles, and Radical Ideas in U. S. History HM647 .A44 2009 
  • Encyclopedia of religion BL31 .E46 2005 (Reference, 2nd floor)
  • Encyclopedia of American Indian History E77 .E48 2008 (Reference, 2nd floor)
  • Encyclopedia of world history D21 .E578 2001 (Reference, 2nd floor) and D21 .E578 2001 CD-ROM (CD Rom Cabinet, 2nd floor)
  • Oxford dictionary of national biography : from the earliest times to the year 2000 DA20 .O95 2004 (Reference, 2nd floor)
  • New Grove dictionary of music and musicians ML100 .N48 2001 (Reference, 2nd floor)
  • African-American National Biography E185.96 .A4466 2008
  • Encyclopedia of language and linguistics P29 .E48 2006 (Reference, 2nd floor)
  • Johns-Hopkins guide to literary theory and criticism PN81 .J554 2005 (Reference, 2nd floor)
  • World Heritage Sites: A Complete Guide to 890 UNESCO World Heritage Sites G140.5 .W677 2010 (Reference, 2nd floor)


Online Reference Sources in Arts & Humanities

Raphael: The School of Athens



Bonampak: Mayan Wall Painting, Room 1