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Access primary sources
For your Primary Source Analysis Essay, you will select two primary sources from The Haiti Reader (available as an eBook, below) or A Haiti Anthology: Libète (available as a physical book in the Reserves Room in McLennan).
A Haiti Anthology: Libete by
Call Number: F1921 H13 1999
Publication Date: 1999
Physical book only - available in the Reserves Room in McLennan Library, 1st floor.
Find secondary sources
For your Primary Source Analysis Essay, you will choose 2-3 scholarly articles, 1 or 2 which are not course readings.
Find peer-reviewed articles
Historical Abstracts (EBSCO)
This contains references to journal articles, book reviews and some dissertations about the history of all parts of the world from 1450 on, EXCLUDING Canada and the United States. In the search options, select "Peer Reviewed" and enter "Historical Period" (e.g., Start Year: 1450 To End Year: 1600).
Includes citations to articles and book reviews from the social sciences and humanities about Central and South America, including Haiti.
Repère is an index to articles from the most widely read French-language periodicals distributed in Quebec.
Reminders for catalogue searching:
- Begin by keyword searching
- Use the Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) to find more books on the same topic
- Scroll to the bottom of a catalogue record to browse the virtual shelf
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