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History: World in the 20th Century: World History

Madson Area Technical College Libraries Research Guide: World in the 20th Century

Books: World History

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The Madson Area Technical College Libraries Online Catalog provides access to books, magazines, Reserve material, audio-visual material (for example, videos), and web resources Search by subject or keyword.

Most history books will be located in the 900's.

Quick search of the online catalog:

sample titles:

Key Reference Titles

Reference books may also be useful for biographical sketches or background information about a topic. For example:

Other Library catalogs


Ref 912 G649 2005 Goode's World Atlas

Ref 912 AT881 2005 Atlas of the world

Ref 911.1767 R976 Historical Atlas of Islam

911 T58 The Times atlas of world history

Ref 912.09 M297 The Map Book

Additional atlases can be found in the Madson Area Technical College Library Online Catalog including cultural and history atlases of specific areas of the world.

Library Research Databases

 Use academic databases to find articles from scholarly and history journals. Full-text titles include academic history journals such as History Today, History Review, History, Central European History, Journal of Military History, German History, Journal of Modern History, Journal of Social History, French Historical Studies, and many more. Choose the academic, scholarly and peer reviewed limiters when appropriate.

Access from home or work is available for these databases, login with your Madson Area Technical College username and password.


TLS: Time Literary Supplement

We subscribe to TLS. Ask a librarian for more information.

Newspapers: Research Databases and Websites

Article Review Presentation

Recent Articles RSS - World History


Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

The Madison Area Technical College Libraries are happy to try and obtain material from other libraries for you.

We can also transfer materials between our campus libraries.

Subject Guide

History Research Guides

World 20th Century QR Code

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