France

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1 Archives Nationales (English introduction) France

An English introduction to the French National Archives

General Europe, France modern, early modern, medieval
2 ARTFL-FRANTEXT Database

A database of "over 3500 texts ranging from classic works of French literature to various kinds of non-fiction prose and technical writing from the 12th to the 20th century." Subscription required.

France modern, early modern, medieval
3 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library New Haven United States

The Beinecke, Yale University's rare book and manuscript library, holds excellent collections of early modern and modern European manuscripts.

General Europe, British Isles, France, Italy modern, early modern, medieval
4 Bodleian Library, Oxford University Oxford United Kingdom

The Bodleian Library at Oxford University. A major research library with a world-class collection of manuscripts.

General Europe, Baltic States, Benelux, British Isles, Central Europe, France, Iberian Peninsula, Italy, Russia & Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, Southeastern Europe modern, early modern, medieval, ancient, prehistorical
5 British Library London United Kingdom

The British Library, one of the world's leading research libraries

General Europe, Baltic States, Benelux, British Isles, Central Europe, France, Iberian Peninsula, Italy, Russia & Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, Southeastern Europe modern, early modern, medieval, ancient, prehistorical
6 British Library, Manuscripts Division catalog London United Kingdom

The Manuscripts Division catalog for the British Library. Manuscripts include virtually all areas of research.

General Europe, Baltic States, Benelux, British Isles, Central Europe, France, Iberian Peninsula, Italy, Russia & Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, Southeastern Europe modern, early modern, medieval, ancient, prehistorical
7 Cambridge University Library Cambridge United Kingdom

Cambridge University's library system

General Europe, Baltic States, Benelux, British Isles, Central Europe, France, Iberian Peninsula, Italy, Russia & Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, Southeastern Europe modern, early modern, medieval, ancient, prehistorical
8 Center for Archives of the World of Work France

The Center for Archives of the World of Work

France modern, early modern
9 Center for Overseas Archives

The Center for Overseas Archives is a central French archive for France's colonies and overseas possessions.

France modern, early modern
10 Digital Scriptorium

An online collection of medieval and renaissance manuscripts drawn from over forty major American collections. As of September 2012, contains catalog records and high-quality photographs for over 5,000 manuscripts and 24,000 images.

General Europe, Benelux, British Isles, Central Europe, France, Iberian Peninsula, Italy early modern, medieval
11 Early Modern European Society General Europe, Central Europe, France, Italy early modern
12 Eurodocs

A large collection of primary sources, transcribed and translated.

General Europe, Baltic States, Benelux, British Isles, Central Europe, France, Iberian Peninsula, Italy, Russia & Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, Southeastern Europe modern, early modern, medieval, ancient
13 Europe 1450-1650

a syllabus covering Europe from 1450-1650

General Europe, Benelux, British Isles, Central Europe, France, Iberian Peninsula, Italy early modern, medieval
14 European Library The Hague Netherlands

The European Library is a consortium of the national libraries of Europe with an excellent collection of electronic catalogs and links to digital collections.

General Europe, Baltic States, Benelux, British Isles, Central Europe, France, Iberian Peninsula, Italy, Russia & Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, Southeastern Europe modern, early modern, medieval, ancient, prehistorical
15 European Social and Political Thought from the Middle Ages to the Enlightenment

a syllabus for advanced undergraduates and beginning graduate students on the history of European social and political thought

General Europe, Benelux, British Isles, Central Europe, France, Iberian Peninsula, Italy early modern, medieval
16 Europeana

A site run by the Royal Library of the Netherlands, with EU Commission funds, with links to 4.6 million digitized items from national libraries and museums throughout Europe.

General Europe, Baltic States, Benelux, British Isles, Central Europe, France, Iberian Peninsula, Italy, Russia & Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, Southeastern Europe modern, early modern, medieval, ancient, prehistorical
17 Folger Shakespeare Library Washington, DC United States

The Folger Shakespeare Library has strong collections in the Renaissance, and especially in early modern Britain.

General Europe, British Isles, France, Iberian Peninsula, Italy modern, early modern, medieval
18 French National Archives France

The French National Archives

General Europe, France modern, early modern, medieval
19 Guide to the Study of Early Modern History

An extensive guide to the secondary literature about early modern Europe, written by Constantin Fasolt (Chicago). Some discussion of primary sources included.

General Europe, Baltic States, Benelux, British Isles, Central Europe, France, Iberian Peninsula, Italy, Russia & Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, Southeastern Europe early modern
20 Historians of Early Modern France: Syllabi

Sample syllabi written by historians of Early Modern France and compiled by the distinguished historian William Beik

France early modern
21 Historical Research in Europe

An extensive collection of archive websites, searchable by country and keyword

General Europe, Baltic States, Benelux, British Isles, Central Europe, France, Iberian Peninsula, Italy, Russia & Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, Southeastern Europe modern, early modern, medieval, ancient
22 History of Early Modern European Legal and Political Thought

a graduate syllabus covering the history of early modern European legal and political thought

General Europe, British Isles, Central Europe, France, Iberian Peninsula, Italy early modern, medieval
23 History of European Civilization

an undergraduate syllabus covering the history of Europe from the Middle Ages to the early modern period, with some reference to ancient Greece and Rome

General Europe, Benelux, British Isles, Central Europe, France, Iberian Peninsula, Italy early modern, medieval, ancient
24 Huntington Library San Marino United States

The Huntington Library contains excellent collections of European manuscripts, with particular emphasis on the British Isles, the Renaissance, and France.

General Europe, British Isles, France, Italy modern, early modern, medieval
25 Internet Medieval Sourcebook

An impressive collection of primary sources covering all aspects of the medieval world. Focus is on Europe, with considerable coverage of Byzantium and Islam. One of the standard online sources for reliable primary material.

General Europe, Baltic States, Benelux, British Isles, Central Europe, France, Iberian Peninsula, Italy, Russia & Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, Southeastern Europe medieval
26 Louis Notari Library Monaco

Louis Notari Library

France modern, early modern
27 ORB: The Encyclopedia

An edited collection of essays about the early, high, and late medieval period. Some primary sources also included.

General Europe, Baltic States, Benelux, British Isles, Central Europe, France, Iberian Peninsula, Italy medieval
28 Oxford University Library Oxford United Kingdom

Oxford University's library system

General Europe, Baltic States, Benelux, British Isles, Central Europe, France, Iberian Peninsula, Italy, Russia & Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, Southeastern Europe modern, early modern, medieval, ancient, prehistorical
29 Protestant Reformation

a syllabus for a graduate seminar on the Protestant Reformation

General Europe, Central Europe, France early modern
30 The National Library of France (Bibliothèque nationale de France) Paris France

The National Library of France (commonly known as the Bibliothèque nationale) owns a wide variety of manuscripts and documents covering virtually all regions of Europe.

General Europe, Baltic States, Benelux, British Isles, Central Europe, France, Iberian Peninsula, Italy, Russia & Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, Southeastern Europe modern, early modern, medieval, ancient
31 What Every Medievalist Should Know

A collection of bibliographies listing standard works for over forty topics or themes that are important to the study of medieval Europe. The topics run the gamut from archaeology, Byzantine literature, and codicology to rhetoric, saints, and time and the calendar. Intended as a reference "to get you started, and to allow you to work up in a new field."

General Europe, Baltic States, Benelux, British Isles, Central Europe, France, Iberian Peninsula, Italy, Russia & Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, Southeastern Europe medieval
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