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Background Information - Print Sources

  • Political Chronologies of the World (6 vols)
    R. 902.02 P769E2001
  • Keesing's Record of World Events
    R. 905 K26A
  • Historical Dictionary of...
    Look these up in the DePaul VuFind Catalog to find different historical dictionaries for different countries.