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Lloyd Sealy Library
John Jay College of Criminal Justice

History: World War One and World War Two: Books and Journals about World War One

Guide for Library Research on World War One and World War Two

Books

All Quiet on the Western Front

We currently have several different books that deal with the subject of world war one. To search for these books go to the CUNY+ catalog from the main page of the library website. Then select "Subject begins with..." from the left hand menu and enter the word world war one" in the search bar. This should take you to a page listing subjects. You should see "World War, 1914-1918 - [LC Authority Record] with the number 50 next to it. Select it and you will be taken to a results page that lists much world war one material available in the library collection. If you want to conduct a more general search, leave the settings at "All Fields" and enter "World War, 1914-1918" as your search term. If you are looking for something more specific such an an individual or event, then also in the CUNY+ catalog, select "Subject begins with..." from the left hand menu and enter in the name of the event or individual you are looking for (ex. General Pershing, Russian Revolution, Battle of the Somme, etc).

The First World War: A Complete History

The First World War: A Complete History

The First World War: A Complete History
by Martin Gilbert
Stacks – D521.G57 1994

A World Undone

A World Undone

A World Undone: The Story of the Great War, 1914-1918
by G.J. Meyer
Stacks – D521.M56 2006

The Guns of August

The Guns of August

The Guns of August
by Barbara Tuchman
Stacks – D530.T8

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Journals

Journals

The majority of journals that deal with world war one that are available from the Lloyd Sealy Library collection are mainly in Academic Search Complete, America History and Life, and JSTOR database. Try searching there either for the general subject of world war one, a specific battle you are interested in, or by the name of a statesman or general you are interested in. If you know the name of a specific journal you want to see then you can click here and search for other journals. Remember when searching to use relevant keywords such as "world war one" or "great war".

1914-1918

1914-1918

1914-1918: The History of the First World War
by David Stevenson
Stacks – D521.S834 2004

The First World War

The First World War Book

The First World War
by Hew Strachan
Stacks – D521.S86 2001 V.1

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Databases



The World War I Reader

The World War I Reader

The World War I Reader by Michael S. Neiberg
Reference – D509.W85 2007

The Pity of War

The Pity of War

The Pity of War
by Niall Ferguson
Stacks – D511.F28 1999

Promise of Greatness

Promise of Greatness

Promise of Greatness: The War of 1914-1918
by George Andrew Panichas
Stacks – D509.P26