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Political Leadership, Gov 1002: Home

Background Information on Leaders

  1. Guide to sources on Biography from Bowdoin College Library.
  2. International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences. You can limit by "Biography".
  3. Try either or both of the reference databases below. They contain subject-oriented dictionaries and encyclopedias that may provide solid background information on your political leader.


  4. OneSearch, the single most comprehensive tool for searching the Library's print and electronic resources, containing over a billion records with new resources added monthly. Try limiting to just "Reference" materials. A great place to search for hard-to-find materials.


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