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HI 2332: History of Modern American Science and Technology: Books

WPI Library Search

Books are a vital sources of historical scholarship. To find books at the Gordon Library, type your keywords into WPI Library Search, and then use the Books/eBooks filter on the left to limit your search results to just books. 

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Library Books

How can you tell if the author of a book is a historian?

Try searching for the author name on Google. For example, a quick search on Google reveals that the author of Cholera: A Biography, Christopher Hamlin, is a Professor of History at University of Notre Dame and holds a Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Sample books by historians:

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