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History 510/611: Sports, Human Rights, and U.S. Foreign Relations (Keeley): Books

Library Catalog: Books, Government Publications, and More

Use the library catalog WorldCat Discovery to find scholarly books and journal articles, government publications, and other items.

In most cases, you can begin your search with a simple keyword phrase such as:

  • Japan and human rights
  • Japan and U.S. relations
  • Olympics and human rights

The library catalog also uses subject headings to classify books about particular topics. Subject headings can help you focus your search. You can find the subject headings for a book by clicking "View Description," then clicking on individual headings to see additional books. 

For this class, relevant subject headings include:

  • Freedom of speech--Japan
  • Human rights--Japan
  • Human rights advocacy--Japan
  • Japan--Foreign relations--United States
  • Olympics--Political aspects
  • Sports--Polticial aspects
  • United States--Foreign relations--Japan

Reference Books

The library has a number of encyclopedias and other reference works that provide background information relevant to your course. The titles below are representative examples.