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U.S. History, 1945-1960 -- Post-War America -- History 430: Books

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Overview vs. Monograph

An Overview is a book which addresses a time period such as America in the Fifties. Use the index to find your topic; it may be a chapter or just a few pages. An overview is meant to place your topic within the context of the time and larger world.

A Monograph is a book which addresses your specific topic. If you are researching a person, a monograph could be a biography of the person. If you are researching an event, a monograph might be Little Rock: Race and Resistance at Central High School.