The monograph (a specialist book) is the primary means of scholarly communication in history as a discipline. Search the Sofia Discovery tool for McGill's collection of resources including books and eBooks.
You can search using words like - revolution, america*, politic*, hist*, etc.
Search tips for the library catalogue:
e.g., hist* will retrieve catalogue records containing the words history, historical, historically, histoire, etc.
e.g., "United States" will retrieve catalogue records containing the phrase United States
(...), AND, OR, NOT
e.g., america* AND (women OR gender) will retrieve catalogue records containing the word america or american AND either women OR gender
e.g., su:"United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783" will retrieve catalogue records assigned this subject heading