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Keyword & subject searching

To find books on topics that might help inform your characters, setting, or plot - either in the WOU library or our Summit partner libraries - try searching in Primo for some combination of the following keywords or relevant subject headings:

Keywords Subject Headings

the Mob
Mafia
American Mafia
Italian-American Mafia
gangs
organized crime groups

Mafia -- United States
Organized crime -- United States
Gangsters -- United States -- History

blacksmith
metalsmith
farrier

Blacksmithing -- History
Art metal-work -- History
Horseshoeing

grave robber(s)
grave robbing
tomb robbing

Grave robbing -- History
Archaeological thefts

racism
race
racial inequality
racial profiling
race relations
racial conflict
racism and the united states
discrimination 
civil rights
oppression
social justice
African Americans and the justice system
mass incarceration
Black Lives Matter
institutional racism
youth protest movements

Racism -- United States
Racism -- United States -- History
United States -- Race relations
Minorities -- United States -- Social conditions
United States -- Race relations
African Americans -- Social conditions
African Americans -- Government policy
African Americans -- Politics and government
Ethnicity -- United States
United States -- Ethnic relations
United States -- Social conditions
Social justice -- United States
Race discrimination -- United States
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History
Racial profiling in law enforcement -- United States
Black lives matter movement
African Americans -- Politics and government
women's rights
feminism
women's movement
sexism
gender inequality
gender discrimination
misogyny
Women's rights
Women -- Social conditions
Women's rights -- United States -- History
Feminism
Feminism -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Feminists
Sex discrimination against women
Sexual harassment of women -- Law and legislation -- United States
Human rights
Equality
Social movements
Women social reformers
Women in the labor movement
Women -- Political activity
human migration
immigration
emigration
diaspora
Human beings -- Migrations
Human beings -- Migrations -- History
Emigration and immigration
Migrations of nations
Human evolution
Human population genetics
Migration, internal
Cultural fusion
Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects
Transnationalism
gambling
betting
gaming
Gambling -- Social aspects
Gambling -- Government policy -- United States
Internet gambling
Gamblers
Compulsive gamblers -- Rehabilitation
Compulsive gambling -- United States
Gambling -- Government policy -- Congresses
Gambling -- Psychological aspects
paranormal
extraterrestrials
aliens
preternatural
supernatural
otherworldly

Parapsychology
Demonology
Supernatural
Magic
Extraterrestrial beings
Interstellar communication
Life on other planets
Life -- Origin -- Congresses
Human-alien encounters

special needs child*
learning difficulties child*
physical disabilit* child*
emotional behavioral difficulties child*
Children with disabilities
Children with disabilities -- Education
Children with disabilities -- Rehabilitation
Children with disabilities -- Services for
Children with disabilities -- Mental health
People with disabilities -- Family relationships
Special education
Child mental health services
Parents of children with disabilities
Parents of children with disabilities -- Services for
Developmentally disabled children
Child mental health
Child psychology

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