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History and Political Science Research Guide: Introduction

A research guide to access hard-copy and online resources. "We are all inseparable from our times. If you don't know history, it is as if you were born yesterday." Howard Zinn, Historian

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Welcome to Ryan Library’s  History & Political Science Research Guide. 

Use it to locate:

  • Books                                                                          
  • Articles
  • Quality Internet Resources

Follow the tabs above from left to right as you progress into your research topic.

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"People take the longest possible paths, digress to numerous dead ends and make all kinds of mistakes. Then historians come along and write summaries of the messy nonlinear process and make it all appear like a simple, straight line."  Dean Kamen

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CA History: HIS 370

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This guide includes information on finding reference books, print books, e-books, print journals, online journals, and websites on California history.

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PLNU's History and Political Science Department Web Page

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