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Resource Guide:
Europe and the Americas

Selected Call Numbers

Call numbers are the shelving locations for each item. Browsing in the following areas of the library will help you find materials for your topic.

Topic Call Number
History of Great BritainDA 1-995
History of Great Britain – By periodDA 129-592
Scotland750-890
Austria. Austro-Hungarian EmpireDB 1-879
History of France – Revolutionary and Napoleonic PeriodDC 139-249
Germany — Period of World War II, 1939-1945DD 256
History of the Greco-Roman WorldDE 1-100
History of GreeceDF 10-951
Peloponnesian War, 431-404 B.C.DF 229-230
RenaissanceDG 532-537.8
History of Russia. Soviet Union. Former Soviet RepublicsDK 1-949.5
Russia. Revolution, 1917-1921DK 265-265.95
Spain. 711-1516. Moorish Domination and the ReconquestDP 97.3-160.8
Latin America. Spanish America.F 1201-3799
Canal Zone. Panama CanalF 1569.C2
CubaF 1751-1854.9
South AmericaF 2201-3799
BrazilF 2501-2699
CanadaF 1001-1145.2
St. Lawrence River, Gulf and Valley (General)F 1050

Selected Subject Headings

Subject headings are selected terms to represent a topic. Searching subject headings in the library catalog will bring the most complete list of results. Below are some example subject headings. More subject headings can be located in the red books at the reference desk.

  • Great Britain ‚ History ‚ 1066-1687
  • Viking cities and towns
  • Montreal Metropolitan area, Quebec
  • Grand Banks of Newfoundland ‚ Maps
  • Taino Indians ‚ History
  • Mexican Revolution, Mexico, 1910-1920
  • Enlightenment ‚ Europe
  • Aztecs ‚ Religion
  • Panama Canal (Panama) ‚ Bibliography
  • Pampas (Argentina) ‚ Civilization
  • Cuba ‚ Antiquities
  • South America ‚ Boundaries ‚ Maps
  • Central American periodicals
  • Andes
  • Amazon River
  • Crusades
  • Reformation
  • Explorers ‚ 1400-1500
  • U.S.S.R. Space program
  • Monarchy ‚ Europe
  • France ‚ World War, 1939-1945

Selected Materials at the Von Canon Library

Below are some selected materials in the library with their shelving locations. Browsing in the listed areas of the library will help you find more materials for your topic.

Title Call Number
Early modern Spain a social historye-Book
The German economy in the twentieth centurye-Book
Postwar: a history of Europe since 1945D 1051 .J84 2005
The pursuit of glory: Europe, 1648-1815D 273 .B58 2007
Alterations of state sacred kingship in the English Reformatione-Book
Against their will the history and geography of forced migrationse-Book
America in Europe: a history of the New World in reverseE 121 .A713 1986
The buried mirror: reflections on Spain and the New WorldDP 96 .F84 1992
Seven myths of the Spanish conqueste-Book
Burning water: thought and religion in ancient MexicoF 1219.3 .R38 S43
The politics of South American boundariese-Book
Culture and customs of Argentinae-Book
A Concise encyclopaedia of the Italian RenaissanceDG 445 .C66
Alexander the Greate-Book
Ancient Greece: a political, social, and cultural historyDF 77 .A595 1998
Pen and Parchment: Drawing in the Middle Ageshttps://archive.org/details/PenandParchmentDrawingintheMiddleAges/page/n3

Selected Research Databases

Selected Journals and Magazines

The following journals supply articles to the library’s databases. YOu can see if a specific journal supplies articles to our databases by searching the journal title on the library journal page.

  • History in Focus
  • History Matters
  • History
  • History and Theory
  • History Review
  • History Today
  • Historical Methods
  • Historical Research
  • Past Imperfect
  • World Heritage Review (online)
  • Chronicon (Ireland) (online)
  • Delaware Review of Latin American Studies (online)
  • eJournal of Portuguese History (online)
  • Nordic Notes (online)

Selected Websites and Digital Archives