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HIST 268: War and Military Culture in China (HC): Relevant Books

History 268: War and Military Culture in China (Smith) Fall 2016

Identifying Relevant Books

Use the Tripod Books and More catalog to look for relevant titles owned by Haverford, Bryn Mawr and Swarthmore.

The following subject 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.

("comfort women" OR "comfort woman") (china OR chinese)   [Keyword Search]

war china history  [Subject Search - Limited to titles published 1990-2016]

(soldier* OR army OR armies)  (china OR chinese)  [Words in Title Search]

mongol military  [Subject Search]


Tripod - For locating books, journals, and other materials held in the Tri-College libraries. Deliveries within the Trico usually arrive in one or two days. Use the "Request" button

Worldcat - An important place to look for many materials not owned by the Tri-College Libraries. This combined library catalog contains more than 380 million titles owned by libraries around the world. Many of these items are available to you though interlibrary loan.


EZ Borrow and Interlibrary LoanRequest items that are not available in Tripod on this page. Note that E-Z Borrow provides books in 3 to 5 days.  For books not in E-Z Borrow, request though Interlibrary Loan (ILL).  Again materials may arrive in as little as 3 days.   For journal articles not in Tripod, request through Article Delivery.  They will be sent to you by email.

American Invaders Will be Defeated (1951)

"This poster depicts two People's Liberation Army soldiers, each holding a book, on the left, the page says 'Soviet Army Defeated 1,200,000 German Nazi, Italian, Japanese and other countries' soldiers during World War Two'. On the right book, the page says 'Chinese People's Liberation Army defeated 8 million soldiers from American Imperialist sponsored Chiang Kai-Chek's army'. On the bottom section of the poster, it depicts defeated Americans holding a dollar sign flag, and the writing states 'Next year we can accumulate 3 million soldiers'. (Source: Flickr, Jason Ford)