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History 106 Library Activities: Spanish American War

General Historical Information - Electronic

The following sources are a good place to start for general information on U.S. and World History. Follow the links to get to the sources. You may need your seven digit Carroll student ID number to get into these off-campus.

Spanish American War-Starting Places

The following resources will help you find information about the history, participants, and controversies surrounding the Spanish-American War.  Follow the links to get to the sources. You may need your seven digit Carroll student ID number to get into these off-campus.

Spanish American War - Additional Sources

Consult the following websites for additional information on the Spanish American War.

General Historical Information - Print

The following sources are a good place to start for general information on U.S. and World History. These titles are located on the main floor of Carroll's library and cannot be checked out, though you can photocopy articles.

Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History - REF D23 B45 2005

Encyclopedia of American History - REF E174 E53 2003

Encyclopedia of the United States in the Nineteenth Century - REF E169.1 E626 2001

Encyclopedia of American Foreign Policy - REF E183.7 E52 2002

Encyclopedia of Cuba: People, History, Culture - REF F1754 E53 2003

Spanish American War - In-depth Sources

To find books on the Spanish American War in the library's online catalog, try the following subject searches:

Philippines -- History -- Philippine American War, 1899-1902
Philippines -- History -- Philippine American War, 1899-1902 -- Political aspects -- United States.
Philippines -- History -- 1898-1946 -- Sources. 
Spanish-American War, 1898.
Spanish-American War, 1898 -- Participation, African American.
Spanish-American War, 1898 -- Campaigns -- Philippines -- Sources.
United States -- History -- 1865-1898.
 
Here are a few books you may wish to take a look at. They are located on the library's lower level, organized by call number, and can be checked out:
 

1898: The Birth of the American Century - E 711 T73 1998

Cuban Reader: History, Culture, Politics - F 1776 C85 2003

Empire by Default: the Spanish-American War and the dawn of the American Century - E 715 M97 1998

Spanish-American War - E 715 H48 2003

The War with Spain in 1898 - E 715 T7

Here are a few ebooks, also worth investigating (click on link to access. You may need your seven digit Carroll student ID number if accessing from off-campus):

Primary Sources - General

If you're looking for primary sources, the follow links should provide you with a start.

Subject Guide

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