Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Cold War Scrapbook

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Link to Ms. Goldhawk's Cold War scrapbook website
Great film: Why we fight (we have it)

Useful reference eBooks
ABC-CLIO: View in the ABC-CLIO eReader in browser (you will need to sign in)
Gale: There's an app for that (iPad and iPhone/Droid)


Encyclopedia of the Cold War: A Political, Social, and Military History (ABC-CLIO)
Cold War a Student Encyclopedia (ABC-CLIO)

Civil wars of the world major conflicts since World War II (ABC-CLIO)
Cold War a student encyclopedia
Conflict in Korea an encyclopedia
Cuba a global studies handbook
Destroyers an illustrated history of their impact
Encyclopedia of the Cold War a political, social, and military history
Encyclopedia of the Korean War a political, social, and military history
Espionage a reference handbook
Hate crimes a reference handbook

Social history of the United States
The Reagan era from the Iran crisis to Kosovo
U.S. national security a reference handbook

Wars of the Americas a chronology of armed conflict in the Western Hemisphere, 1492 to the present


Americans at War (Gale)
American Decades (Gale)

American decades primary (Gale)
Bowling, beatniks, and bell-bottoms pop culture of20th-century (Gale)
Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. History: War (Gale)
Korean War reference library (Gale)
Supreme Court Drama: Cases That Changed America (Gale)
UXL American Decades (Gale)

Online catalog.
Keep your searches simple.
Examples follow:

  • Stalin
  • Churchill
  • Truman
  • "Cuban Missile Crisis"
  • Castro
  • "John F. Kennedy"
  • Kissinger
  • "Lyndon Baines Johnson"
  • "Richard M. Nixon"
  • “Dwight D. Eisenhower"
  • "Jimmy Carter"
  • Yalta
  • “Red Scare”
  • “McCarthy, Joseph, 1098-1957”
  • Communis* AND China
  • Cuba* AND revolution
  • “Iran-Hostage Crisis, 1979-1981”
  • Iran AND Revolution
  • Poland – History
  • Iran AND Contra
  • Tiananmen Square – China
  • “Yalta Conference – (1945)”
  • Mao, Zedon, 1893-1976 OR “Mao Tse-tung, 1893-1976”
  • Afghanistan AND Russia
  • Kruschev

Presidential encyclopedias are good; these are in reference (324)
We have an Encyclopedia of the Cold War - very useful (940.855) in print and in eBook (check out There's an app 4 that in the left sidebar)

Here is a bibliography of some choice books for you.

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History & biography databases:
  • ABC-CLIO - Word History: The Modern Era
  • ABC-CLIO - Word History: The United States at War
  • ABC-CLIO - Word History: American History
  • History in Context (check out THERE'S AN APP 4 THAT in the left sidebar)
  • Biography in context (check out THERE'S AN APP 4 THAT in the left sidebar)
  • SIRS Decades (United States history, by decade - all primary sources)
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers

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