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HIS 384 History of the British Empire: Books

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Search Centre College Online Catalog

Use the online catalog to locate books and multimedia in the Centre College library. You can search by author, title, keyword, or subject.

To search for a person, as AUTHOR or SUBJECT, search by name like so:
Oliver Cromwell
David Lloyd George

SUBJECT searching requires use of Library of Congress subject headings. Here are some example subject headings:

Note the numerous sub-headings when searching the history of a particular country. Many refer to specific time periods.

Great Britain--history--19th century

Great Britain—social movements--19th century

Great Britain, Historiography


Call numbers for history typically start with D, E or F

  • DA1-995       History of Great Britain
    • DA10-18.2    British Empire
    • DA40-89.6    Political, military, naval, and Air Force history. Foreign Relations
    • DA700-745    Wales   
    • DA750-890   Scotland
    • DA900-955   Ireland