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Politics, Policy, Government & Law

Finding Books

Books at Thorndike . . .

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Beyond Thorndike . . .

Search these catalogs to find books in libraries beyond Thorndike.  We can get most books for you via interlibrary loan, often within just a few days.  Email us the book(s) you need at:

Browse Our Library Shelves

Each library book is shelved according to its call number, based on the  Library of Congress classification system. The call number is located on the spine of the book. Browse our library shelves for these call numbers to find books related to political science and law.

JA   Political science (General)

JC   Political Theory

JF-JQ  Political Institutions and public administration

JS   Local Government. Municipal government

JV   Colonies and colonization.  Emigration & immigration.

JX   International Law, (see also JZ and KZ)

JZ   International relations

  K   Law in general.

KF   Law in the United States

KG   KWX  Law in countries other than the US

KZ    Law of nations