• History,  Humanities,  Research,  Social Sciences,  Web Resources

    New Research Guide: Literature of Witness

    A new Literature of Witness research guide is available for those writing the accompanying research paper.  Use this guide to identify reference materials, recommended catalog searches to retrieve physical and ebooks, as well as contemporary and historical journal, magazine and newspaper articles. Please feel free to contact Ms. Sanborn (lsanborn at sps dot edu) for a research consultation and /or to discuss any of the items in this guide.

  • Geography,  History,  Humanities,  Religion,  Research,  Social Sciences

    New Reference Book: Encyclopedia of Modern Ethnic Conflicts

    Encyclopedia of Modern Ethnic Conflicts edited by Joseph R. Rudolph, Jr., Greenwood, 2003. Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 305.8 R83 A one-volume guide concerning the study of global ethnic conflict during the 20th Century.  Each of the thirty-eight individual entries discusses the historical background of a particular ethnic conflict, how the conflict was managed, and the impact of the conflict. Examples include: Canada: The Nationalist Movement in Quebec China: Ethnic Conflict and the International System France: The “Foreigner” Issue Middle East: The Arab-Jewish Struggle for Palestine to 1948 Rwanda: Hutu-Tutsi Conflict and Genocide in Central Africa United States: The United States – Puerto Rico Relationship Helpful for:  Literature of…

  • Humanities,  Library News

    New Library Display: Genocide

    Deb Baker – Interim Reference Librarian It’s a human rights crisis, a regular news item, a campaign issue – and an ongoing reminder of what poet Robert Burns called “man’s inhumanity to man.” Do you wonder how genocide can happen? Want to know more about genocide in history or hear survivors’ narratives from Rwanda and Darfur? Check out the display of books, DVD’s, and articles in the Baker Reading Room, “Genocide: Darfur, Rwanda, Sudan.” For a report on genocide, policy analysis, chronologies, maps, and more, search “Darfur” or “genocide” in CQ Researcher through the Ohrstrom Library website. HELPFUL FOR: Literature of Witness