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HIS267: The Challenges of Global Leadership: the United States after 1945

Research guide to accompany HIS267

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Keywords to help your library search:

  • Cold War
  • Gender equality United States
  • Gender inequality United States
  • Globalization United States
  • Terrorism United States
  • Technology growth 20th Century
  • United States 20th Century

Subject search terms:

  • Cold War, 1945-1991
  • Globalization economic aspects United States

Additional tip:

Bold or italicized text in textbook chapters can provide you with additional keywords. Reading captions under any images presented in a textbook also helps!