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HIST 228: The French Revolution (HC)

History 228: The French Revolution (Graham) Spring 2024

Finding Scholarly Studies in Books

Use the Tripod catalog for your home institution Connect from Bryn Mawr College  This link opens in a new windowConnect from Haverford College  This link opens in a new windowConnect from Swarthmore College  to look for all books (print and digital) owned by your college as well as the print titles at the other two schools.  

The following searches are a sampling of possibilities.  To find materials on a topic, try doing a keyword search in the Tripod Catalog to find relevant materials and then use the subject headings assigned to those titles to find more books.  Note that all these searches are in the Books+Media channel.  In examples #1 and 4 below, using keywords (Any Field in Tripod) rather than subjects will pick up results from chapter titles, while the subject searches in #2 and 5 bring together the books that focus in their entirety on the topics.

        "french revolution"  AND women*  [Keyword search]  Limited to books published 2010 to the present  Connect from Bryn Mawr College   Icon  Icon

         france history revolution 1789 1799 women  [Subject search]   Connect from Bryn Mawr College  Icon  Icon

         "france intellectual life 18th century"  [Subject]   Connect from Bryn Mawr College  Icon  Icon

         (slave* OR african* OR blacks) AND france AND "18th century"  [Keyword]   Connect from Bryn Mawr College  Icon  Icon

        (blacks OR racism OR race OR slave* OR african*) AND france "18th century"  [Subject]   Connect from Bryn Mawr College  Icon  Icon


Beyond the Tri-College Collections

An important place to look for many materials not owned by the Tricollege Libraries. This combined library catalog contains more than 500 million records for material owned by libraries around the world. Many of these items are available to you though interlibrary loan.  Use the  button to place requests.  Also note that older books, reports and dissertations are often listed with open access URLs.