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HSS 538 - When States Fail: Books

Research Tip

Use the bibliographies of books and articles to find other resources. This is a great shortcut to finding data and specific studies.

Books from the Stacks

Below you will find a list of books related to failed states. These books can be found in the stacks and are available for 3 week check-out.


After getting an overview with the reference sources, you will probably want to start looking at books.

There are many different places to get books:

  1. The OWHL Library catalog -- Search for books available at PA. 
  2. NOBLE catalog -- Find books at the Noble catalog.
  3. The Virtual Catalog -- Search the entire state of Massachusetts for books.
  4. Interlibrary Loan -- use the nationwide Interlibrary Loan system to find books.

Noble Search

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