HIST 365: American Legal History

Reference Books

Reference sources summarize information so that you can check for basic facts, find background information, and consider overarching themes. Importantly, they can also give you a starting point from which you can find other primary and secondary resources!

This type of source includes encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, bibliographies, timelines (and more!) 

Below are a few reference sources to start with. Need to find others?