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HIST 233 (2017) Feminism in the Americas: Catalogs


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Las heroínas olvidadas de la Revolución Mexicana

Essential Catalogs

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Finding Books

One approach to using the library catalog is to browse by Library of Congress subject headings that pertain to women or feminism in different geographic/political regions or countries. Here are links to some results in Franklin:

Women--Mexico      Women Mexico History Sources   

Women -- Political activity -- Latin America      Working class women

Women--Employment      Feminism      Women's Rights

Feminist theory              Women and socialism

You can also search for books in Franklin using simple keywords, such as

american women radical*   (the asterisk indicates truncation)

or you can search on subject heading keywords 

radical* women "united states"

Or try that search as a simple keyword search

radical* women "united states"

Here is a keyword search:

slave women brazil

And a subject heading keyword search based on some of the subjects found in the previous search:

slave* women brazil*

And a keyword search with truncation:

slave* women brazil*

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