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New Books

Here are some recent books in the Geisel Library collection:

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Finding Books in the Library

If you aren't sure what topic you'd like to explore (or just enjoy browsing the shelves in the library) you can take a peek in these areas, where you will find books that will be related to the Middle Ages:

B720-765 Medieval Philosophy (Main Level)
BR160-275  Early and Medieval Theology (Main Level)
DA129-260  Medieval Great Britain (History) (Main Level)
DC60-109  Medieval France (History) (Main Level)
DD125-174.6  Medieval Germany (History) (Main Level)
DF501-649  Byzantine Empire (History) (Main Level)
DG401-537.8  Medieval and Renaissance Italy (History) (Main Level)
DK70-112.42  Medieval Russia (History) (Upper Level)
PQ151-221  Medieval French Literature (Upper Level)
PQ1300-1595 Old French Literature (Upper Level)
PR251-369  Medieval English Literature (Upper Level)
PR1490-1799 Anglo-Saxon Literature (Upper Level)
PR1803-2165 Anglo-Norman period. Early English. Middle English (Upper Level)

For more information about where to find books in the library, check out the Library of Congress Classification website below:

Search by Subject

You may want to search by Subject in either Library Catalog or WorldCat to see the available books on a particular broadly-defined topic.  Try any of the following subject headings:

  • Europe -- History -- 476-1492
  • Middle Ages
  • Social change -- Europe -- History -- To 1500
  • Europe -- Social conditions -- To 1492
  • Manuscripts, Medieval
  • Literature, Medieval
  • Architecture, Medieval
  • Civilization, Medieval
  • Authors, Medieval
  • Authorship -- History -- To 1500
  • English literature -- Middle English, 1100-1500 -- History and criticism
  • Charlemagne, Emperor, 742-814
  • Chivalry -- Europe -- History -- To 1500
  • Knights and knighthood -- Europe -- History -- To 1500
  • Logic, Medieval
  • Papacy -- History -- To 1309
  • Popes -- Primacy -- History of doctrines -- Middle Ages, 600-1500
  • Church history -- Middle Ages, 600-1500