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WRPR 164: Materiality and Spectacle in 19th C. U.S. (HC) Spring 2020

Writing Program 164: Materiality and Spectacle in 19th Century United States (Snyder) Spring 2020

Finding Scholarly Studies in Books

Use the Tripod catalog 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 relevant books 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 title search in the Tripod Catalog to find some relevant material and then use the subject headings assigned to those titles to find more books.

     united states 19th century [Subject] AND politic* AND (parade* OR festival* OR "popular culture") [Keyword]   Icon   

     (politic* OR public) AND (orator* OR speech* OR rhetoric* OR audience*)  AND (united states 19th century)  [Subject]    Icon  

    political activity united states  history 19th century  [Subject]    Icon  

    railroads "united states"  AND (technolog* OR social)  [Subject]   Icon