United States Studies

Subject Librarians:

US History:

Argula Rublack
020 7862 8455

US Social Sciences:

Mura Ghosh
020 7862 8449

US Literature:

Leila Kassir
020 7862 8430

This is a substantial, research-level collection with broad coverage of the history, institutions and culture of the United States. The book collection has particular strengths in Art History, History, and Literature, with an extensive reference section. Other subjects covered include Education, Film, Politics, Native and African American Studies, Economics, Sociology and Religion.

The collection includes a number of United States Studies periodicals, notably those of state and regional historical societies.

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  • Most books are located on the 6th floor.

Print periodicals

  • Recent issues of periodicals are on display in the Periodicals Room (North Reading Room), 4th floor.
  • Most back issues of periodicals and some monographs are shelved in the stacks. These will display the location Stack Service. Please request these through the Catalogue using the Fetch Service.

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