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