Department of History Library

Department of History Library

Available in Kauke 125, off of the mailroom. Contact for more information.

Reference Books

American Historical Association Directory of History Departments, Historical Organizations, and Historians.  Latest and recent versions.

Boyer, Paul S.. The Oxford Companion to United States History. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001.

Charlton, Thomas L., Lois E. Myers, and Rebecca Sharpless.  Handbook of Oral History. Lanham, MD: Altamira Press, 2006.

Daniels, Patricia, and Stephen G. Hyslop.  National Geographic Almanac of World History. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic, 2003.

Department of History, College of Wooster, Junior & Senior Independent Study Handbook. Latest and recent versions.

A Dictionary of World History. 2nd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006.

Garner, Bryan A. Garner’s Modern American Usage. 3rd ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 2009.

Hughes-Warrington, Marnie. Fifty Key Thinkers on History. 2nd ed. London: Routledge, 2008.

Kramer, Lloyd S., and Sarah C. Maza. A Companion to Western Historical Thought. Malden, Mass.: Blackwell Publishers, 2002.

O’Brien, Patrick Karl. Oxford Atlas of World History. 2nd ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010.

Rampolla, Mary Lynn. A Pocket Guide to Writing History. 5th ed. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2010.

Stern, Fritz Richard. The Varieties of History, from Voltaire to the Present.  New York: Meridian Books, 1956.

The Chicago Manual of Style. 16th ed. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2010.

Turabian, Kate L. A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations: Chicago Style for Students and Researchers. 7th ed. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2007.


Perspectives on History: The Newsmagazine of the American Historical Association, 2010-present

American Historical Review

Organization of American History

Senior I.S.

“Art as Revolution/One Bullet 40 Pigs: The Black Panther Party and the Revolutionary Art of Emory Douglas” by Katherine C.S. Brausch, 2008-2009

“‘Nothing But a Fiction’: Rewriting History to Reimagine in Third Generation Nigerian Fiction” by Caitlin Tyler-Richards, 2008-2009

“Robin Hood and the Citizen: A Study of the Legend on the Small and Silver Screens” by Sarah Anne Mikell, 2009-2010

“The Symbiosis of Colonization and Piracy in the Roman Republic and Spain: Lessons for a Globalizing Economy” by Jonathan Michael Quiery, 2009-2010

“The Politics of Fashion: Edith Wilson, Jacqueline Kennedy and Michelle Obama” by KateLynn Riley, 2009-2010

Junior I.S.

“The Nineteenth Century CNN Effect: A  Look at the Atrocities in Bulgaria as Reported in The Times of London and Die Presse in 1876″ by Naomi Ann Milstein, Spring 2010

Career Resources

Scot Network of History Alumni

Folder of History Internship Opportunities


All materials in the History Department Library are available to consult in Kauke 125 (dept. asst. office off of Kauke 126 mailroom), though they may not be checked out.