HST 4184: Seminar

Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

Credo Reference
Credo is a database made up of hundreds of encyclopedias and reference sources. It’s a great first stop to help you define and understand your topic.

Reference Books

Encyclopedia of modern worldwide extremists and extremist groups

Encyclopedia of right-wing extremism in modern American history

Religion and violence: an encyclopedia of faith and conflict from antiquity to the present

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This search takes you to a selection of items in the library that deal with the idea of fundamentalism. It’s a very broad search but it will give you a sense of the scope of what’s out there:


The trick will be refining your topic and doing more research using unique keywords that describe what you want to write about. Some examples from this class might include using keywords such as: “Christian Right”, Iran , “Muslim Brotherhood”, etc.

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