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HIS 382: World War I: Books and Films

Useful Reference Books

Reference books are useful for identifying people, places, events, dates, etc.  Many articles in reference books include a bibliography of recommended sources.  This is a small sample of the reference books that may be useful.

Searching the Library Catalog for Books and Movies

The library provides access to more than 200,000 books from a variety of sources, including print and ebooks. To find books by author, title, subject, or keyword search McGovern Library's Catalog.

Possible subject searches:

  • "World War 1914-1918"
  • "Argonne"
  • "Versailles treaty of or "narrative"
  • "Reconstruction, 1914"
  • "Lusitania"
  • "German Occupation 1914" etc.

With keyword searches try combining

  • "1914-1918"

with locations or terms such as

  • "France"
  • "Great Britain"

with other terms such as

  • "prisoners"
  • "peace"
  • "campaigns"
  • "social conditions"
  • etc.

Limit by publication year to see the most recently published or contemporary sources.

Limit Audience to "Not Juvenile" to locate more academic titles.

Useful Movies

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