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History - HSTR 499: Senior Capstone Class (WWI): Books

This guide was prepared to assist students doing research in Dr. Rust's capstone class on World War I social history and the experiences of the common soldier.

Book Search Tips

You can find primary and secondary book sources using the Library catalog, which will find both print and electronic items. Use Worldcat to broaden your search beyond the MSUB Library's holdings.

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Try using the following subject headings:

World War 1914-1918 Personal narratives American. (or change to whatever country you are interested in)

World War  1914-1918 Prisoners and prisons  (add a country if desired)

World War 1914-1918 Regimental histories United States

World War 1914-1918 Participation, African American

World War 1914-1918 Veterans

World War 1914-1918 Biography

Soldiers United States Biography

Print Books

Find these books on the shelves at the MSUB Library.

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E-books are very convenient and easy to use for your research. However, you will need to login with your student credentials (NetID & Password) if you are off-campus.