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HIST 170: Modern Latin America 1810-Present

Prof. Jennifer Schaefer -- Fall 2020

Specialized databases

What is a monograph?

Monograph = mono (single) + grapho (to write)


A book on a single topic written by a single author

It is NOT (usually)...

  • An edited volume
  • A biography
  • A compilation of primary sources
  • A reference work (handbook, encyclopedia, etc)


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Catalyst advanced search: Wars in a specific country

Subject (contains) <country> AND Subject (contains) war OR conflict

To find a monograph, limit results to one or all...

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  • Material type: Book chapters
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