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HIST 5361: Historiography and Methods: Books

Subject headings can help

The Alkek Library has a wealth of books and other resources in our online catalog which will be useful when studying American Historiography. 

Try adding any of these terms to a keyword or subject search-


Sources OR historiography OR bibliography


This type of search will get you to both primary sources and secondary sources which will help lead to primary sources. 

Here are some examples of subject headings-


Civil rights -- United States -- Bibliography 

United States -- Race relations -- Sources

Labor movement -- United States -- History -- Bibliography

Civil rights movements -- United States -- Historiography

United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989 -- Sources.

United States History Civil War 1861 1865 Historiography

Indians Of North America Historiography


Looking for something not owned by Alkek Library?

Worldcat is a database containing catalog records from libraries around the world.  This is a great place to identify materials you might want to request on interlibrary loan, if our library doesn't own them-




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