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Political & International Studies: Starting out

A guide to resources for Politics & International Studies

Starting out

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Past Rhodes exam papers

  • Past exam papers
    Past 2 years papers - These examination papers are those sanctioned for release by the Academic Departments

Recently-arrived books

Faculty Librarian: Humanities & Education

Ayanda Qomfo
Contact:
Rhodes Main Library
Level 3 Humanities & Education
Tel: +27 46 603 7340

Databases/e-resources/articles/journals

Databases & e-resources: A to Ma

Databases & e-resources: Ne-W

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Where in the library are the political studies books

Rhodes  Library uses a system known as Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) to arrange its books on the shelves. As a result, all books that cover the same subject will be shelved together under the assigned number. Political Studies books are found basically between the numbers 320 - 329. 

They are housed in the Humanities and Education level 3  of the Main Library. The prescribed books are kept in Short Loans Department on level 1 of the Main Library.

Basic shelf numbers for Political Studies books:

  • 321 Systems of governments and states
  • 322 Relation of the state to organized groups and their members
  • 323 Civil and political rights
  • 324 The political process
  • 325 International migration and coloniztion
  • 326 Slavery and emancipation
  • 327 International relations
  • 328 The legislative process

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Getting Interested

The Green Paper on land reform in the context of the NDR

Human Rights and Democracy

Subject Guide

Ayanda Qomfo
Contact:
Rhodes Main Library
Level 3 Humanities & Education
Tel: +27 46 603 7340