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Empire: History of Global Empires

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Global Empires

This guide is a launching point for research into a number of global empires and is a general outline for resources available at Booth Library. Keep in mind this is not an exhaustive list of resources and further exploration will yield many more results.
Empires & Imperialism
In addition to titles pertaining to specific empires, Booth Library can provide broader resources on Empires and Imperialism. Here are just a few titles related to the subject area.


American Empire
Many library resources on the American Empire will be found in the E151-E889 LC call number range. Keep in mind a that well-crafted thorough search is vital as resources may be found in other call number ranges. The list below is far from exhaustive and serves as an introduction to available sources on the American Empire.

Japanese Empire
Most library resources on the Japanese Empire will be found in the DS801-DS897 LC call number range. Keep in mind a that well-crafted thorough search is vital as resources may be found in other call number ranges. The list below is far from exhaustive and serves as an introduction to available sources on the Japanese Empire.

Russian Empire
Most library resources on the Russian Empire will be found in the DK33-DK293 LC call number range. Keep in mind that a well-crafted thorough search is vital as resources may be found in other call number ranges. The list below is far from exhaustive and serves as an introduction to available sources on the Russian Empire.





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British Empire
Most library resources on Great Britain will be found in the DA1-DA995 LC call number range. Items specific to the British Empire are commonly found within the DA10-DA18.2 range. Keep in mind that a well-crafted thorough search is vital as resources may be found in other call number ranges. The list below is far from exhaustive and serves as an introduction to available sources on the British Empire.





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Spanish Empire
Most library resources on the Spanish Empire will be found in the DP161-DP272.4 LC call number range. As with most empires, additional resources can be found in a number of other call number ranges. Because of its impact on history of the Americas, many additional resources can be found in the F1200-F3799 range. Keep in mind a that well-crafted thorough search is vital as resources may be found in other call number ranges. The list below is far from exhaustive and serves as an introduction to available sources on the Spanish Empire.


Ottoman Empire
Most library resources on the Ottoman Empire will be found in the DR401-DR741 LC call number range that covers Turkey. Most titles specific to the Ottoman Empire are found in DR440-DR480 range covering the general history of Turkey. Keep in mind that a well-crafted thorough search is vital as resources may be found in other call number ranges. The list below is far from exhaustive and serves as an introduction to available sources on the Ottoman Empire.
 




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Mongol Empire
Most library resources on the Mongol Empire will be found in the DS19-DS22 LC call number range. Keep in mind that a well-crafted thorough search is vital as resources may be found in other call number ranges. Due to the far reaching influence of the Mongol Empire it is very common to find items throughout the DS call number range. The list below is far from exhaustive and serves as an introduction to available sources on the Mongol Empire.





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