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HIST 131 and 132 - World History Course: Finding Books

Resources in this guide support teaching, learning, and research for the World History Courses offered by the ASU Department of History and Political Science.

Accessing Books

Limit Your Results

Books in Our Library (and Beyond)

History books are located within the following letter ranges:

D: History: General and Old World (Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia/Oceania)

E: History: America and U.S. in general

F: History: U.S. Local History, Caribbean, and Latin America

G-GN: Geography, Anthropology

HM-HX: Social Sciences (Sociology, Social History, Ideologies)

This is true regardless of location so books in Special Collections (1st floor), Reference (3rd floor) and Main Stacks (4th-5th floors) with these starting letters on the spine will relate to political science. 

Use of WorldCat or HORNETCat will guide to books held by the Levi Watkins Learning Center. WorldCat will also guide you to books held by other libraries.

How to be evaluate books: Book reviews can help you decide whether a book is authoritative or not. They can also provide book summaries.


Some Books/eBooks of Interest

Here are a few books related to world history

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