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World Civilization

Suggested Print Books

Book title: The year 1000 : when explorers connected the world -- and globalization began
Book title: A fistful of shells : West Africa from the rise of the slave trade to the age of revolution
Book title: The Global Economy

Book Collections

The Library has five eBook collections from NC Live. Use your email username and password to access them off-campus. The collections most relevant to World Civilization are:

Print books are shelved upstairs in the Library by subject area. Each book has a label attached to the spine with an alphanumeric code, known as the call number. The following suggests the call number ranges for this class:

C: Auxiliary Sciences of History
CB: History of Civilization

D: History
DA: Great Britain
DAW: Central Europe
DB: Austria.  Liechtenstein.  Hungary.  Czechoslovakia
DC: France
DD: Germany
DE: Greco-Roman world
DF: Greece
DG: Italy
DH: Low Countries. Benelux Countries.
DJ: Netherlands (Holland)
DJK: Eastern Europe
DK: Russia. Soviet Union. Former Soviet Republics.
DL: Northern Europe
DP: Spain
DQ: Switzerland
DR: Balkan Peninsula
DS: Asia
DT: Africa
DU: Oceania (South Seas)
DX: Romanies

E/F History of the Americas

Book Services

You have several options if we do not own a book you need.

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