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HIST 211: The Viet Nam Wars (HC): Relevant Books

History 211: The Viet Nam Wars (Nguyen) Fall 2018

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.

(poster* OR propagand*) AND ("vietnam war" OR vietnamese)   [Keyword Search]

indochin* AND history 20th century  [Keyword + Subject Search]

Subject: (vietnam AND history AND war) AND Keyword: vietnamese   [Sorted by newest titles first]

Subject: vietnam* AND Keyword: (civilian* OR peasant* OR farmer*)   


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 400 million records for 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.

Images - Documentation and Propaganda

              Viet Cong soldier in a bunker with an SKS rifle, 1968  (Source: Wikimedia Commons)