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HIST 468 Recent American History: HIST 468

Provides access to scholarly governmental and non-governmental resources on U.S. History from post-World War II to the present.

HIST 468

HIST 468 Recent American History:  Library Research Guide

Purdue Libraries, particularly the Humanities, Social Science, and Education (HSSE) Library, have numerous resources on recent U.S. History.  The Purdue Libraries catalog is a good place to begin to begin looking for books on this subject using Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) in your search.  Sample LCSH searches include:

Asian Americans

Migration Internal United States

Protest Movements United States

Trump Donald

United States Economic Conditions 2009-

United States Economic Conditions 2001-2009
United States Politics and Government 1945-1989
United States Population Statistics
United States Social Conditions 1960-1980

You can also use the catalog to find books by organizations such as government agencies, corporations, and associations e.g. United States Dept of Defense. Connect HERE for information on downloading Purdue Libraries ebooks.

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