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HIS 125 - History of the United States since 1877

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Books on U.S. History


Zondervan houses a large number of history resources that may contribute to your topic. Please peruse the list of books found below and find them on the Upper level of the Library.

Note that most of these are located in the call number range of 973, which is designated for United States History. Feel free to browse the 973s in the Reference and Main Collections to find the books we have available across the range of American History.

Search WorldCat Research Station for more books on your topic; see the Secondary Sources page of this guide for more details.

Books in ZL on US History

Books to Find

Reference Book List

Reference Collection (Upper level)

These titles cannot be checked out, but you are free to use them anywhere in the Library.

  • Annals of America (18 vols.)
    Reference 973 An72
  • Daily Life through American History (primary documents) (4 vols.)
    Reference 973 D143m
  • 100 Key Documents in American Democracy
    Reference 973 D58o
  • Encyclopedia of American Cultural and Intellectual History (3 vols.)
    Reference 973.03 E19
  • Dictionary of American History, 3rd ed. (10 vols.)
    Reference 973.03 D56

Main Collection Books

Main Collection (Upper level)

These titles and so many more on the myriad topics that come from this time frame can be checked out for the typical 3-week loan period.

  • The History of the United States of America (6 vols.)
    Main 973 H54
  • Thirteen Days: A Memoir of the Cuban Missile Crisis Main 327.73047 K38
  • Memoirs Main 920 G65S
  • The New Deal: America's Response to the Great Depression Main 973.917 E24n
  • Civil Rights and the American Negro: A Documentary History Main 323.4 B61
  • "The Good War": An Oral History of World War Two Main 940.54 T27G
  • World War I and America: Told by the Americans Who Lived It Main 940.30973 B45w
  • The Coldest Winter: America and the Korean War Main 951.90424 H12c
  • The Vietnam War (collection of speeches) Main 959.704 V666vie
  • The 9/11 Commission Report: Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks upon the United States Main 974.71 N62


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