Welcome to the library course guide for History 202: American War and Memory. Click on the tabs above to start your historical research. Find and peruse scholarly books and ebooks, journal articles and other secondary texts, primary-source documents, databases, and credible web sites on many topics related to the subject of American war and memory. Collective public and personal memory of war has manifested itself in many cultural acts and creations including books, poetry, music, film, art, architecture, holidays, memorials, museums, speeches and traditions. This guide is intended to facilitate your research and point you in the direction of the resources available.
Two librarians are available to help with your research. Roseann Bowerman, Social Sciences librarian and government information specialist and Heather Simoneau, Humanities librarian. Feel free to contact us as needed.
If you want to learn more about how to do historical research, William Cronon, a renowned environmental historian, has this site dedicated to the process.
Three Servicemen Statue
Vietnam War Memorial Washington, DC - Three Servicemen Statue