Here are a handful of books that may provide useful contextual or background information. Of course, this is a small sample of what is available to you, but might get you started. Find more books by searching in our Library's catalog (Josiah).
Reading a review article is a great way to gain a basic understanding of a topic - and the list of references at the end can help you get started on further research. Below are instructions on how to locate review articles in several databases.
Finding or narrowing a topic for a paper? Some places to look for ideas: