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History: British History: British History

Madison Area Technical College Libraries Research Guide: British History

Find Books: European History

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Browsing? Most European History books will be located in the 900's.

For course reading lists, check the tabs at the top of the page.

Searching? Try terms like: Renaissance, Civilization, Medieval, Europe History 15th Century, France History, 17th Century England. 

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InterLibrary Loan

Our librarians will help try to obtain either books or articles from other libraries for students, staff or faculty.


Reference books may be useful for biographical sketches or background information about a topic. A couple examples are listed below:

History Research Guides

Library Research Databases

Find articles from scholarly and academic history journals - such as History, Central European History, Journal of Military History, History Today, History Review, Journal of Modern History, and many more.

Use the Academic Journals and Peer Reviewed limiters when appropriate.

Off-Campus? login with your college username and password.

TLS: Time Literary Supplement

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

Newspapers: Research Databases and Websites

Films on Demand


Search for library access to a particular magazine, journal, or newspaper in print or online by library subject headings:


British History QR Code

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