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History: Home

This page is designed to support the History teaching and research interests of the School of History and Politics at the University of Adelaide by providing guides to print and electronic resources.

Who are these guides for?

This is a gateway to resource guides for students and researchers in the Department of History at the University of Adelaide.
Some databases and electronic reources will work only with authentication.


There are libguides for:

This year's History courses
(In the column to the right)

Art History

Food Studies

 Australian History, including SA

 Aboriginal/Indigenous History


Year 12 students should also look at the specific topic guides.

Please don't hesitate to contact me if you need more help.

Details are under my photo.


Resources beyond the BSL

Need more access or not connected to the University of Adelaide?

 The State Library of South Australia also offers home access to selected databases 

This year's courses


Winter school

HIST 1107 Indigenous culture and history. Use the libguide for Aboriginal/Indigenous History

Semester 2

HIST 1109 - Revolutions that Changed the World

HIST 2053   Medieval Europe: Crusades to the Black Death

HIST 2055   Food and drink in world history

HIST 2058  Ethnic cleansing & genocide in history

HIST 2070  Aftermath: Aboriginal lives in 20th century Australia  use the libguide for Aboriginal/Indigenous History

HIST 2082  History of crime and punishment in England and Europe


Semester 1

HIST 1108  Empires in world history

HIST 2063 Early Modern Europe

HIST 2083  Colonial Australia: conflict and consensus. Use the libguide for Australian History

HIST 2084  Russia in war and revolution: 1894-1953

HIST 2086  New York City in revolution: Reacting to the past.

ARTH 2000 - Northern Renaissance Art and Visual Culture. Use the libguide for European Art

Honours History

Honours History Common Course


Art History

Graduate program in Curatorial and Museum Studies

Food Studies

Graduate studies in Food Studies (formerly Gastronomy)


 Masters and PhD in History

Specialised resources are listed under the Masters and PhD tab

and students should also find a specific libguide for their topic as well.

Subject Guide

Margaret Hosking
Ph : +61 8 8313 3706