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History collections on open-shelves in the Old Bodleian, Radcliffe Camera and Weston Library: Upper Camera

History books may be found in the gallery (S.HIST.1-20 and S.HIST.TEMP), with the exception of reference material (S.HIST.REF), which is located on free-standing shelves situated on the left hand side of the main level. Please note that material covering the history of Asia and North Africa can be found at S.HIST.17-20. There is also a collection of books from the former Indian Institute. These have shelfmarks beginning S.HIST.21. - See more at: http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/bodley/using-this-library/rooms/uc#sthash.Curc4Srl.dpuf

Shelfmark: S.HIST

The core monographic collection of the Bodleian's history modern monographs are located in the gallery of the Upper Camera, Radcliffe Camera.

The collection is particularly strong on British and Western European History but has growing provision for global history. It is primarily derived from undergraduate and postgraduate reading lists and has few foreign-language titles.

Please search SOLO for specific titles and ask staff for assistance.

 

Guide to collections

S.Hist. 1 - GENERAL HISTORY (incl. Philosophy, historical study, teaching of history, individual historians)

S.Hist. 2 - WORLD HISTORY - GENERAL (chronological arrangement from early civilisations to Postmodernism)

S.Hist. 3 - WORLD HISTORY– INDIVIDUAL RELIGIONS, WOMEN’S STUDIES, ECONOMIC HISTORY, POLITICAL HISTORY, SOCIAL HISTORY (incl. women studies, slavery, Judaism, Islam, Capitalism, Liberalism & Neoliberalism, Globalisation, monarchy, democracy, anarchism, pacifism, Folkore)

S.Hist. 4 - CHURCH HISTORY (incl. Christianity and Hagiography)

S.Hist 5 - EUROPE - GENERAL (chronological arrangement form pre-history to post-1989)

S.Hist. 6 - EUROPE - RELIGIONS (chronological arrangement from beginnings of Christianity to 20th century)

S.Hist. 7 - EUROPE - A-Z by country, e.g.

   7B.200 - 255 - Byzantine Empire

   7F.50 - 7F 265 - France

   7G.1 - 7G.175 - Germany

   7G.200 - 7G.245 - Greece

   7I.50 - 7I.215 - Italy  

   7R.50 - 7R.155 - Russia

   7S.80 - 7S.176 - Spain

   etc.

S.Hist. 8 - GREAT BRITAIN – CONSTITUTIONAL & LEGAL HISTORY

S.Hist. 9 - GREAT BRITAIN – POLITICAL, DIPLOMATIC & MILITARY HISTORY

S.Hist. 10 - GREAT BRITAIN – SOCIAL, ECONOMIC & CULTURAL HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY

S.Hist. 11 - GREAT BRITAIN – RELIGIONS

S.Hist. 12 - WALES

S.Hist. 13 - SCOTLAND

S.Hist. 14 - IRELAND

S.Hist. 15 - GREAT BRITAIN – LOCAL HISTORY

S.Hist. 16 - GREAT BRITAIN – BRITISH EMPIRE

S. Hist. 17 - ASIA – GENERAL

S.Hist. 18 - ASIA – A-Z by country

S.Hist. 19 - LATIN AMERICA

S.Hist. 20 - AFRICA – A-Z by country

S.Hist. 21 - INDA

S.Hist. Ref - REFERENCE

   by country

   by topic

All Upper Camera books are

CONFINED

to the library.

You can use them anywhere in the Radcliffe Camera, Gladstone Link and the Old Library, incl. Duke Humfrey's Library.