HIST 132 & 133 - World Civilizations - Film & History
Background information on the portrayal of history through film:
The library has many books dealing with the portrayal of historical events or figures through films. Some examples include:
- The Columbia Companion to American History on Film. - General Collection PN1995.9 U64 C65 2000
- Past Imperfect: History according to Hollywood - General Collection PN 1995.9 H5 P37 1996
- Screening the Past: Film and the Representation of History - General Collection PN1995.2 S38 1998
Most can be found by searching our catalog by these subject headings:
Pickler Library -Use the Movies tab on the library home page
Historical Movies in Chronological Order by Patrick L. Cooney.
List of historical drama films - Wikipeda
Finding Film reviews, production information etc...
Academic Search Elite - Reviews in newspapers and magazines like Time & Newsweek.
LexisNexis Academic - for Newspapers
New York Times Film Reviews - Reference PN1995. N4 (1913-2000)
The Film Encyclopedia - reference PN1993.45 .K34 1994
Finding historical information:
Encyclopedias and other Reference sources:
Credo Reference - Database of over 360 encyclopedias and dictionaries
The Hutchinson Chronology of World History ( Part of Credo Reference)
Library Catalog - to search for books on a your history topic
Magazine & journal articles:
Academic Search Elite
More databases on the Subject guide for History
International World History Project
History On-Line by the Institute of Historical Research (IHR).