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HIST 490: Senior Capstone Research Seminar (Eng): Browse in the Library

Background Information - Reference

In the Library: Browsing Books in Your Subject Area

Library of Congress call numbers group books by subject, but there is no single call number range for all history materials. The following letters represent major history categories:

CB: History of civilization

D:   World history and the history of Europe, Asia, Africa, etc.

E:   History of the Americas

F:   Local history of the United States and British, Dutch, French and Latin America history