HIST 3615W: Women in European History: 1500 to the Present

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Table of Contents of Primary Source Books on Women and Gender in Europe

Use the table of contents below to request chapters via Interlibary Loan and Document Delivery. Copy and paste, the title, author/editor, publisher, publication year, ISBN, and UMN call number. UMN Libraries staff will scan the chapter(s) you need and you'll be sent a PDF. 

Questions, ask Brian

Primary Source Databases and Collections on Women in Europe

General Primary Source Databases Covering Europe

Below are general primary source databases covering Europe. You're likely to find many source documents for topics on women and women's rights. For example: if you're researching witchcraft trials, you'll find transcripts and other documents in "Making of Modern Law: Trials, 1600-1926."

Historical European News

Below are some of the main sources for historical European news. The list is not comprehensive. Please consult the A to Z database list or contact Brian Vetruba, European Studies (bvetruba@umn.edu) for additional sources. 

For news in European languages (other than English) consult the Related Guides.

Finding Primary Sources in the Library Catalog

Additional primary source materials can be found by searching the University of Minnesota Libraries' Catalog. Enter one of the terms below and keywords of the event as subject keywords.

  • "personal narratives"
  • "sources"
  • "documentary film" 
  • "interviews" 
  • "correspondence" 

More information

Below are a few print primary sources.

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