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Call Numbers

900 General Geography and History
909 World History
910 Geography and travel
910.92 Explorers
920 Biography Collections
930 History of the Ancient World
940 General History of Europe
950 General History of Asia, Far East
960 General History of Africa
970 General History of North America
977.3 Illinois
980 General History South America
990 General History of other areas


Ancient China by Arthur Cotterell

Location: J 931 COT

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Medieval Life by Andrew Langley

Location: J 940.1 LAN

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Ancient Egypt by George Hart

Location: J 932.01 HAR

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Mesopotamia by Philip Steele

Location: J 935 STE

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Ancient Greece by Anne Pearson

Location: J 938 PEA

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Prehistory, First Emnpires and the Ancient World by Markus Hattstein

Location: J 930 HAT

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Ancient Rome by Simon James

Location: J 937.6 JAM

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The Usborne Internet Linked Encyclopedia of the Ancient World

Location: J R 930 USB



The Century for Young People by Peter Jennings and Todd Brewster

Location: J 909.82 CEN

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The Usborne Internet Linked Encyclopedia of World History

Location: J 903 USB

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The Kingfisher Book of the Ancient World from the Ice Age to the Fall of Rome

Location: J 930 KIN

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We Were There, Too! Young People in U.S. History by Phillip Hoose

Location: J 973 HOO

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Ancient Greece J DVD 938 ANC

Ancient Rome J DVD 937 ANC

Ancient Egypt J DVD 932 ANC

The Civil War: A Film by Ken Burns J DVD 973.7 CIV

Search Terms

American History

Ancient China

Ancient Greece

Ancient Rome

Middle Ages

Medieval History

World War, 1914 - 1918

World War, 1939 - 1945

Holocaust, Jewish (1939 - 1945)

Revolution, 1775 - 1783