HIST219: U.S. Diplomatic History
- CATALOG (to find books - Salem & PALS libraries)
- WORLDCAT (to find books - national/int'l libraries)
& OPEN WORLDCAT (to find books - by regional proximity)
- DATABASES (to find periodical articles)
- EBSCO eBook Collection (to find E-Books)
- RECOMMENDED: Salem libraries' guide to HISTORY
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Use these subject headings to quickly focus on relevant information...
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
TO LOCATE RELEVANT ARTICLES FROM THE PERIODICAL LITERATURE ON YOUR TOPIC...
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.
History Workshop Journal
Journal of Modern History
American Historical Review
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.]
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
National Security Archive
American Memory from the Library of Congress
SEE ALSO: general history-related Web sites as compiled on Salem's history/political science subject page.
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 Theoretical Roots of U.S. Foreign Policy: Machiavelli and American Unilateralism