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HIST 3368: European History 1815-1914

Get started researching topics in the history of Europe from the Congress of Vienna to the start of World War I.

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Kristina Claunch
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Purpose

This guide is intended to help students find starting points for researching the history of the principal European powers from the Congress of Vienna to World War I.
 

This guide is not comprehensive; it does not list all of the resources on this topic or in related disciplines owned by the Library or available on the Internet. This guide serves merely as a starting point for research.

Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Other Reference Books

Reference sources can help you to get an overview of a topic and discover key terms, names, and events.

Search the Library Catalog

Search for books and other items in the library catalog.


 

More Search Options

 

Search with Subject Headings

Subject headings allow you to find books according to broader and narrower topics.

Below are sample subjects. To browse for different, broader, or narrower subjects, go to the library catalog and click "Exact Search." Enter a term and click "subject."

You can start browsing for a broad subject like Education, then look for more specific subjects, such as Education England History 18th century.

Once you know some subject headings, you can also just use them as keywords during an advanced search, using the subject row.

  • Congress of Vienna (1814-1815)
  • Crimean War, 1853-1856
  • Eastern question (Balkan)
  • England History 19th century
  • Europe History 1815-1848
  • Europe History 1848-1849
  • Europe History 1871-1918
  • France History 19th century
  • France History 20th century
  • Germany History 19th century
  • Germany History 20th century
  • Germany History 1789-1900
  • Germany History 1871-1918
  • Italy History 1815-1870
  • Italy History 1870-1914
  • Revolutions Europe History 19th century
  • Social change Europe History 19th century
  • Spain History 19th century
  • Turkey History 1829-1878

Browse the Collection

An excellent way to discover additional resources is to browse for books in relevant call number ranges.

To discover the call number ranges for broader, narrower, or different subjects, consult the Library of Congress Classification Outline.

D -- World History and History of Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Etc. 

  • World History - General - Modern History - 1789--
    • D383 - 1815-1830, Congress of Vienna
    • D385 - D393 - 1830-1870
    • D394 - D400 - 1871--, Later 19th century
    • D410 - (D475) - 20th century
      • D461 - (D475) Eastern question
    • D501 - D680 - World War I (1914-1918)
  • History of Great Britain - By Period
    • DA505-522 George III, 1760-1820
    • DA550-565 Victorian era, 1837-1901
    • DA566-592 20th century
  • DAW1001 - DAW1051 History of Central Europe
  • History of Austria and Austro-Hungarian Empire
    • DB80 - DB99.2 - 19th-20th centuries
    • DB83 - Revolution, 1848
  • History of France
    • DC251 - DC354.9 - 19th century
    • DC256 - DC260 - Restoration, 1815-1830
    • DC261 - DC269 - July Revolution of 1830. July Monarchy, 1830-1848
    • DC270 - DC274.5 - February Revolution and Second Republic
    • DC275 - DC280.5 - Second Empire, 1852-1870
    • DC281 - DC326.5 - Franco-German or Franco-Prussian War, 1870-1871
    • DC330 - DC354.9 - Later 19th century
    • DC361 - DC424 - 20th century
  • History of Germany
    • DD201 - DD257.4 - 19th-20th centuries
    • DD206 - DD216 - 1815-1871
    • DD217 - DD231 - New Empire, 1871-1918
  • History of Italy
    • DG550.5 - DG564 - 19th century
    • DG552 - DG554.5 - 1848-1871. Risorgimento
    • DG553 - DG553.5 - 1848-1849. Austro-Sardinian War
    • DG555 - DG575 - 1871-1947. United Italy (Monarchy)
  • DJK1 - DJK77 - History of Eastern Europe
  • History of Spain
    • DP212 - DP220 - 1814-1868. Bourbon restoration
    • DP219 - DP219.2 - Carlist War, 1833-1840
    • DP222 - DP232.6 - 1868-1886
    • DP224 - DP226 - Revolution, 1868-1870
    • DP230 - DP231.5 - First Republic, 1873-1875
    • DP233 - DP272.4 - 20th century. 1886

 

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