Search hundreds of reference sources - dictionaries, bilingual dictionaries, thesauri, encyclopedias, quotations and atlases - for topic overviews and links to our other online resources. Includes mind map/concept map search feature.
The Free Social Science Dictionary gives access to the definitions of more than 6000 terms. Adapting a wide approach Free Social Science Dictionary covers the disciplines of Economics, Education, History, Political Science, Psychology and Sociology.
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