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Economic History: Books

A guide for the study of the economic history of the world.


1. Develop a list of keywords and phrases and do a KEYWORD search in the library catalog. Select titles of interest and link to similar books using the subject headings. 


2. Find book titles in bibliographies of articles in specialized encyclopedias


Do a TITLE seach in the library catalog. Open the record and link to similar books by clicking on the subject headings.

Google Books

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Finding Books

Library Catalog

The catalog provides access to the library holdings of Appalachian State University (books, movies, music scores, music cd's, government documents, audiobooks, and more).



Use ABC Express and Request Item to order books from UNC-Asheville or WCU (delivery takes just a day or two).

Use UNC Library Express and Interlibrary Loan (Illiad) to order books from UNC Libraries and thousands more. Delivery will take on average one week or less. About ILLIAD

Early English Books

English Short Title Catalog
The British Library's Short Title Catalog indexes English literature published in English anywhere in the world for the period 1620-1800. Includes  newspapers,periodicals, broadsides, advertisements and other ephemera.

Early English Books Online (EEBO)
Contains digital facsimiles of virtually every work  in English printed anywhere from 1473-1700.