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Resource Guide:
Twentieth-Century Europe

Sample Call Numbers

Topic Call Number
Great Britain, 20th CenturyDA 566-592
Austria, 19th-20th CenturiesE 740-837.7
Austrian Republic, 1918DB 96-99.2
Austria, 1938-1955DB 99-99.1
Hungary, 1945-1989DB 955.9-957.5
France, 20th centuryDC 361-424
France, 1940-1946DC 397
France Fourth Republic, 1947-1958DC 398-409
France Fifth Republic, 1958DC 411-424
Germany, 1871-1914DD 217-228.7
Germany, 1914-1918DD 228-232
Germany, 1918DD 233-257.4
Germany, 1933-1945DD 253-256.8
Greece, 20th CenturyDF 833-854.32
Italy, 1919-1945DG 571-572
Belgium, 20th CenturyDH 677-694
Russia, 1917-1921DK 265
USSR, 1918-1991DK 266-292
Spain, 1936-1939DP 269

Sample Subject Headings

Start by searching the catalog by keyword. Use whatever terms you think best describe your topic. When you find a record that matches what you are looking for, view the record and see what subject headings were used. Then search again using that term as a subject search.

  • Europe, History, 1914
  • Europe, Armed Forces, History, 20th Century
  • Europe, Civilization, 20th Century
  • Europe, Social Conditions, 20th Century
  • Europe, Administrative and Political Divisions, History, 1918-1945
  • Europe, Autonomy and Independence Movements, History, 20th Century
  • Europe, Central, Civilization, 20th Century
  • Europe, Central, Economic Conditions, 20th Century
  • Europe, Central, History, 20th Century
  • Europe, Economic Integration, History, 20th Century
  • Europe, Eastern, Economic Conditions, 1945-1989
  • Europe, Eastern, Politics and Government, 1945
  • Europe, Eastern, Ethnic Relations, History, 20th Century
  • European Union Countries, Economic Integration
  • Europe, Archival Resources
  • Europe, Boundaries, History, 20th Century
  • Europe, Western, Emigration and Immigration, History, 20th Century

Sample Materials at Von Canon Library

Title Call Number
Europe united : power politics and the making of the European CommunityJZ 1570 .A5 R67 2011
Sociology of the European UnionHN 373.5 .S65 2011
Sexuality in Europe: A twentieth-century historyHQ 18 .E8 H47 2011
The Monuments men: Allied heroes, Nazi thieves, and the greatest treasure hunt in historyD 810 .A7 E23 2009
Women in twentieth-century EuropeHQ 1587 .A45 2007
FDR and the JewsE 807 .B745 2013
Twentieth century Europe : politics, society, cultureD 424 .D5 2004
The Russian roots of NazismDD 78 .R87 K45 2004
One hundred years of socialismHX 238 .S27 1996
The violent muse : violence and the artistic imagination in EuropeHX 240.7 .A6 B73 1993
The European challenges post-1992: shaping factors, shaping actorsD 2009 .E878 1993
Twentieth century Europe; a documentary historyD 411 .F5
From Sarajevo to PotsdamCB 425 .T38
The Belgian economy in the twentieth centurye-Book
The European economy 1914-2000e-Book
Fascism in Europe, 1919-1945e-Book
Federalism and European union the building of Europe, 1950-2000e-Book
The German economy in the twentieth centurye-Book
Population politics in twentieth-century Europee-Book
Hitler’s museum [videorecording]DVD N 8796.3 Hitler’s Museum

Research Databases

Relevant Journals and Magazines

  • Social Europe Journal
  • Europe
  • Europe in Figures: Eurostat Yearbook
  • European Affairs
  • European Journal of International Law
  • Economic History Review
  • European Journal of Political Research
  • European Review of History
  • European Social Policy
  • European Union Studies Association Review
  • German Life and Letters
  • German Quarterly
  • Russian Studies in History
  • Swiss Political Science Review
  • European History Quarterly

These are just examples. To find more, or to look for a specific journal or periodical, search our Journals.

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