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HI 388 Modern Spain: Civil War and Colonial Conflict: Find Books

This guide will help you find resources for your research.

Reference Sources


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VMI Library Catalog

Find books by using Preston Library's catalog.  Select Advanced Search on the screen, or use this URL:

Tips for searching are:

  • Keyword
  • Subject Heading
  • Limit results by format, author, date, and more

You can browse the shelves for books on the 600 level [DP1-DP402] about Spain's history.

Here is a list of Library of Congress subject headings that may help you narrow your topic:

Anarchism - Spain

Nationalism - Spain - History - 20th century

Syndicalism - Spain

Francisco, Franco, 1892 - 1975


Spain - History

Spain - History - 20th century

Spain - History - Civil War, 1936-1939  Note: an earlier subject heading was Spanish Civil War, Spain, 1936-1939

Spain - History - 1939-1975 [DP270-DP271] Note: you can also use the subject headings, Moroccan-Spanish War, 1957-1958 and World War, 1939-1945 - Deportations from Spain

Spain - History - 1975 - [DP272-DP272.4]

If you are having difficulty identifying subject headings or keywords, contact a reference librarian.

WLU Library Catalog

Find books and other library materials at Washington and Lee University's Leyburn Library by searching @

You can go and check out books.  If you are unsure about the library's location, ask for a map at the circulation desk.