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HIST219: U.S. Diplomatic History

DIRECTORY: FIND BOOKS ARTICLES ELECTRONIC JOURNALS PRINT JOURNALS WEB RESOURCES QUICK REFERENCE FIND BOOKS ARTICLES CATALOG (to find books - Salem PALS libraries) WORLDCAT (to find books - national/intl libraries) OPEN WORLDCAT (to find books - by regional proximity) DATABASES (to find periodical articles) NETLIBRARY (to find E-Books) RECOMMENDED: Salem...

 

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  ♦  ELECTRONIC JOURNALS  ♦  PRINT JOURNALS
  ♦  WEB RESOURCES  ♦ QUICK REFERENCE

 

 

FIND BOOKS & ARTICLES

 

Search tips for using the above resources:

Use these subject headings to quickly focus on relevant information...

Broad Terms
Foreign Relations
International Relations 
Diplomacy
Politics and government

More Specific Terms
United States Foreign relations
United States Foreign relations xxth century [19th century, 20th century, etc.]
United States Foreign relations Great Britain [France, Japan, etc.]
United States Foreign relations 2001-
United States Foreign relations 1989-
United States Foreign relations 1945-1989

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ELECTRONIC JOURNALS & JOURNAL ARTICLES

TO LOCATE RELEVANT ARTICLES FROM THE PERIODICAL LITERATURE ON YOUR TOPIC... 

GO TO: DATABASES -- HISTORY -- FIND ARTICLES

Recommended resource: JSTOR and America: History and Life

 

TO LOCATE FULL TEXT ELECTRONIC JOURNALS ...

GO TO: SFX  --- type in the title of a specific journal known to you to as a source of scholarly articles that focus on world history.

 

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JOURNALS IN GRAMLEY LIBRARY'S PRINT COLLECTIONS

[Current subscriptions]

Diplomatic History

Foreign Affairs 

History Workshop Journal

Journal of Modern History

American Historical Review 

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WEB RESOURCES

There are lots of useful sites out there - focus on ones with an educational purpose, such as those that are developed by governments, universities, and museums.

***RECOMMENDED: Look up the Web sites of PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARIES to find primary source materials.*** 

Timeline of U.S. Diplomatic History
[From U.S. State Dept.]
http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ho/time/

U.S. Diplomacy 
http://www.usdiplomacy.org/

Foreign Relations of the United States
U. of Wisconsin's digital collection of primary source materials from the U.S. government http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/FRUS/

U.S. Foreign Policy since 1945 - collection of links
http://www.lib.umich.edu/govdocs/forpol.html

National Security Archive
http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/

American Memory from the Library of Congress
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/index.html

SEE ALSO: general history-related Web sites as compiled on Salem's history/political science subject page. 

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QUICK REFERENCE RESOURCES

The following resources will help you gain an overview on your topic. They are especially useful for finding chronological and biographical information, primary source materials, maps, diagrams, and facts & figures. 

 Ref E174 .E53 2003
         Encyclopedia of American History
 Ref E183 .E5 1984
         Encyclopedia of American Political History
 Ref E183.7 E53 1997
         Encyclopedia of U.S. Foreign Relations
 Ref E839.5 H57          Historic Documents (contains primary source materials)
  EBSCO eBook Collection  Arrow and the Olive Branch: Practical Idealism in U.S. Foreign Policy
 
EBSCO eBook Collection  Theoretical Roots of U.S. Foreign Policy: Machiavelli and American Unilateralism

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