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Jerusalem: History and Imagination - Oakland Campus: Introduction

Library Guide for Jerusalem: History and Imagination - Oakland Campus -Dr. Ben Gordon, JS 1160

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Welcome to the library guide for Dr. Gordon's Jerusalem: History and Imagination class (JS 1160). This guide contains a list of major reference sources for your papers and projects, a page on databases, along with guidance on how to use them, important web sites, including relevant museums and links to digital projects, and a list of journals.

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Search these topics in PITTCat Classic (not PITTCat Plus) and yes, you really do need the two hyphens.

Architecture and society --Jerusalem

Architecture --political aspects --Jerusalem

Jerusalem --History

Jerusalem --Buildings, structures, etc.

Jerusalem --Historical geography

Jerusalem --Politics and government

Jerusalem --Social life and customs

Jerusalem --Symbolic representation

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