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General library guide for History at Wichita State University

Daily Life & Social Customs in History

The Subject of Daily Life

To find books about daily life during a specific time period, do a subject search in the WSU Catalog or WorldCat for

  • country or state name + "social life and customs" + century or date range.*

For example, here are the subjects for the books displayed below:

*Unsure of the date range? Leave it off. Just click through the results (for a search like "United States--Social life and customs") until you find the time period you are looking for.

You can also try a title search for daily life. Then sort by date descending.

World History

European History

U.S. History

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