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Early & Modern Humanities Research Guide

A research guide for the Early Humanities and Modern Humanities courses.

Early Humanities

Early Humanities covers Ancient Civilizations until the beginning of the Renaissance Age. 

Modern Humanities

Modern Humanities covers the Renaissance Age through the Contemporary Age. 


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Whitney Waddell
Finney Memorial Library
1665 Hampshire Pike
Columbia, TN 38401



Finding Early & Modern Humanities Resources in the Library

Library of Congress Classification & Relevant Subject Headings

  • Class G: Geography, Anthropology, Recreation
    • GF: Human Ecology, Anthropogeography 
    • GN: Anthropology 
    • GT: Manners and Customs 
  • Class H: Social Sciences 
    • HC: Economic History & Conditions ​​​​​​
    • HM: Sociology (General)
    • HN: Social History and conditions. Social Problems. Social Reform 
    • HQ: The Family. Marriage. Women
    • HT: Communities. Classes. Races 
    • HV: Social Pathology. Social and Public Welfare. Criminology 

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