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GENERAL HISTORY OF 
EUROPE --  SELECTED RESOURCES 

Keeley Library   July 30, 2000

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    Countries                                                 Historical Periods
    British Isles- England and Wales
    Central Europe-Germany
    France and Monaco
    Italian Peninsula and Adjacent Islands
    Iberian Peninsula and Adjacent Islands
    Eastern Europe  Russia Scandinavia
    Middle Ages
    Renaissance
    Sixteenth Century   Reformation
    Seventeenth Century Absolutism
    Eighteenth Century Rationalism,
    Enlightenment and Revolution
    Nineteenth Century
       Industry
       Ideology
       Nation Building
       Imperialism
    Twentieth Century
       Modernism
       Statism
       World War I
       World War II
    Post World War II

    BACKGROUND INFORMATION ABOUT EUROPEAN HISTORY


    in World Book Encyclopedia. Chicago:  World Book, 2001 
    Ref. 031 W927 1990 v.6
     inEncyclopedia Americana. Danbury, CT:Grolier, 1999
    Ref. 031 E56A 1999 v. 
    Clout, Hugh D.et. al. "Europe"  v.6 .
    Buerkle, Tom. "European Union" World Book Yearbook, 1999. pp. 194-199 Ref. 031 W9272 1999

    GENERAL HISTORY OF EUROPE-- BROWSING GUIDE 940'S
    See our guide, Finding Your Way in the Library, and our Library Floor Plan to locate books on the shelves.


    940's     General History of Europe
    941's     British Isles
    942's     England and Wales
    943's     Central Europe   Germany
    944's     France and Monaco
    945's     Italian Peninsula and Adjacent Islands
    946's     Iberian Peninsula and Adjacent Islands
    947's     Eastern Europe,   Russia
    948's     Scandinavia
    949's     Other Parts of Europe

    PERIODICALS AND NEWS ARTICLES ONLINE


    SIRS NEWSPAPER AND PERIODICAL REPRINTS: INFOTRAC  WEB ONLINE PERIODICALS DATABASE ELECTRIC LIBRARY
     As members of SAILS, Durfee  students and teachers can access SIRS, INFOTRAC AND ELECTRIC LIBRARY, both  from library workstations, and from home. From home or a school lab computer, go to  SAILS  Databases . You will need your library barcode when dialing from a home computer or a lab.

    GENERAL HISTORY OF EUROPE--SELECTED REFERENCE BOOKS

    The call  number for each will bring you to the general area for that subject. Each type of book listed below is useful for a particular purpose. These kinds of resources exist for books in many different subject areas. As you use them, you will become more familiar with them, and will appreciate their value.
    Resource Type: Selected Title Call Number
    European History
    Bibliographic Guides
    Great Events From History, Modern European Series
    Great Events From History  Twentieth Century Series
    Ref. 940 M194
    Ref. 909 M194 
    European History 
    Dictionaries
    Dictionary of European History
    Medieval Wordbook
    Ref. 940.03 R712
    Ref. 909.0703 C834 1996
    European History 
    Primary Sources
    The First World War, an Eyewitness History
    World War II, Primary Sources
    Ref. 940.3K58
    Ref. 940.53 W927 PR
    Timelines Chronology of European History Ref. 940.0202 C557 1997
    European History 
    Atlases 
    Historical Atlas of the Holocaust
    Chronological Atlas of World War II
    Ref. 940.5316 H673 1995
    REf. 940.5302 M584 1989
    European History 
    Handbooks 
    These  are usually one-volume works 
    which specialize in one area.
    Peoples of the World-Western Europeans
    Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages
    Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment
    Rescue and Resistance, Portraits of the Holocaust
    American Heritage Picture History of World War II
    Western Europe
    Ref. 940 M193 1993
    Ref. 940.1 B944 1995
    Ref. 940 2503 E56 1996
    Ref. 940.5318 R431
    Ref. 940.54002 S954
    Ref. 940.05 G562 1997
    European History Encyclopedias Roots or Western Civilization 
    The Middle Ages
    Encyclopedia of the Renaissance
    Encyclopedia of the Holocaust
    Encyclopedia of World War II
    Ref. 940 R783 1994
    Ref. 909.07 M627 1996
    Ref. 940.2303 1999
    REf. 940.531803 E56
    Ref. 940.54 M369
    European History 
    Article Reprints
    Western Civilization, Volume II
    SIRS HISTORY  reprints 
    Ref. 905 A615 1999
    Ref.Desk 900 H673 1993
    European History 
    Biographies
    Historic World Leaders-Europe
    Dictionary of World Biography, Vols. 2-6
    World Leaders- Europe
    World War II Biographies
    Ref. 920.02 H673
    Ref. 920.02 D554wb  Vols 2-6
    Ref. 920.02 W927 V.02
    Ref. 940.53 W927 B1 2000

    SUBJECT HEADINGS  FOR  LOCATING  BOOKS IN THE ONLINE CATALOG


    Europe Europe--Antiquities  Europe--Civilization  Europe--Economic conditions
    Europe--Guidebooks Civilization, Medieval  European Union countries  Europe--History--20th century 
    European federation Europe, Eastern Art, European Europe--Civilization--History
    Europe--History--1492-1648 Europe--History--1648-1789 Europe--History--1789-1815  Europe--History--1789-1900 
    Europe--History--1871-1918  Cookery, European Europe--History--1945- Europe--History--1918-1945
    Europe--History--1789-1900  Europe--Kings and rulers  Europe--History--476-1492   Europe--Intellectual life 
    Authors, European Europe--Description and travel Europe--Economic integration Europe--History--18th century
    European Economic Community Europe--Social life and customs  European Economic Community countries Europe--Politics and government

    JACKDAWS:

    These are document facsimiles kept near the Reference Desk. . See these links for a list of our Jackdatopics:World History Jackdaws

    WEB SITES


    EUROPEAN HISTORY LINKS AND TEXTS 
    Modern History Sourcebook Cybrary of the Holocaust
    Library of Congress Country Studies CIA World Factbook: Country
    British History 1700-1950 - The First World War (The Spartacus Internet Encyclopedia)
    Trenches on the Web - Posters from the Great War
    Doughboy Center - The Story of the American Expeditionary Force
    World War I Remembered (BBC)
    German and Austro-Hungarian Internment During World War One in the United States
    Trenches on the Web
    The World War I Document Archive
    Art of the First World War
    The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century (PBS)
    Grande Guerre WWI (photos)
    (National Air & Space Museum)
    U-boat Attack - Diary of a U-boat Commander
    EUROPEAN EMBASSIES AND/OR  INFORMATION LINKS
    Netherlands: Netherlands Board of Tourism Luxembourg: Survey of Luxembourg
    Italy: Windows on Italy Information on the Irish State
    Greece: The Greek Embassy in Washington
    United Kingdom: Britain in the U.S.
    Andorra     Liechtenstein
    Malta MonacoPortugal San Marino  SwitzerlandVatican City
    Austria: General 
    Germany: German Embassy and German Information Center
    Fernando's Azores Pages
    France: French Embassy in Washington
    Finland: Virtual Finland
    Denmark: Royal Danish Embassy in Washington
    NATOIM-EuropeEuropaEuropean Commission
    Bosnia Home Page
    City Paper: The Baltic States
    Open Society Archives at Central European University
    American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies
    Chronology of Russian History
    Internet Public Library Newspaper Links grouped byregion:  http://www.ipl.org/reading/news/
    BBC World Service :The BBC, one of the world's most successful radio networks, provides the latest news from around the world\ CNN Online Page : U.S. 24-hour video news channel. News, updated every few hours, includes text, pictures, and  film. Good external links.
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