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European Studies


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  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1939-1945

Country names:

  • Great Britain = United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, which comprises England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales, as well as the island of Great Britain
  • Ireland Republic of Ireland and the island of the British Isles called Ireland
  • British IslesThe non-jurisdictional island group comprising the islands of Great Britain, Ireland, and smaller adjacent islands 

Classes of people:

  • Immigrants = foreign-born persons who enter a country intending to become permanent residents or citizens
  • Internal migrantspersons who change their place of residence from one locality to another within the borders of a single country 
  • Emigrants from a particular place = add nationality of origin of the emigrant group and the place to which they have immigrated, e.g. Chinese--United States; Americans--Foreign countries
  • Illegal immigrants / Illegal aliens / Undocumented immigrants = This is a controversial subject heading, but currently Congress requires that libraries in the United States catalog material about undocumented immigrants using the term "Illegal aliens."

Books about Europe in the Libe

Books on Europe and countries within Europe will be in many different sections of the library, but particularly in the call number ranges DA - DR (History) and JN (Political Science).