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Malgudi Days Resources

Don't forget that using the Advanced Search features of these databases will allow you to look up more than one related topic - like "caste AND 1930-1970" - to get better results.

 

War & Lit Project

Iconic and Unseen War Photos From Vietnam and Iraq (Mother Jones) - Article describing images from two wars.

History Channel: Vietnam - individual images with descriptions

LIFE magazine - Vietnam images  - images + descriptions and analysis

CNN - 100 Moments from the Iraq War - images + descriptions

Time photographer - 5 Years in Iraq - images and short descriptions.

BuzzFeed - Photojournalists in the Iraq War - images and the stories behind them, from the war photographers.

Library of Congress Online Collections - search using the search bar on the site - note that not all photos are available digitally. Images + short descriptions.

 

Gatsby Resources

Ad Classix: http://www.adclassix.com/sitemap.htm

Choose the year you are interested in from the list of advertisement topics.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art  timeline The US and Canada, 1900-Present http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/ht/?period=11&region=na

Check out the works of art and the thematic essays for more background.

Be sure to check eBooks/ Gale Virtual Reference Library for articles from the following sources:

Bowling, Beatniks, and Bell-Bottoms: Pop Culture of 20th-Century America

Roaring Twenties Reference Library

U*X*L Encyclopedia of U.S. History

Fashion, Costume, and Culture: Clothing, Headwear, Body Decorations, and Footwear through the Ages

There are also print reference and art resources in the library!

 

Online Book Reviews

Bookish

Uses a database to find other books that you'd like, based on what you've read and liked.

Teens Read Too!

Read and write reviews for new and upcoming books!

GoodReads

Create an online bookshelf, get recommendations, form an online book club, and connect with literati friends!

Simon Pulse

From the publisher that brought you the Mortal Instruments series, this is an online community for reading NEW BOOKS for FREE before they are published! Check it out!

 

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