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History Reading Guide (Szalma): Causes of the Civil War

A list of books students can check out for Professor Szalma's History courses related to the Gilded Age and the causes of the Civil War.

Finding Articles

Students are required to use the JSTOR database to find articles on topics in Professor Szalma's courses. You can find JSTOR using the following directions:

Log into your Atlas account and click the "Search the Library" link in the Libraries box on the left side of the page. Once the library catalog opens, you will see the "Databases A-Z" link in the top center of the page, above the search box. Click J in the alphabet at the top, and the link to JSTOR will appear.

Causes of the Civil War

The books below explicitly mention the causes of the Civil War in title or chapters

Civil War

The books below are about the Civil War, though it is not clear if they explicitly cover the causes. 

Civil Wars - General

The books below are about civil wars in general, not just the American Civil War. They may still provide insight into the causes of war.

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