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Empire, Rights & the Law: The Legal Origins of Atlantic Empires

Guide for Dr. Slater's Fall 2016 Junior Seminar, HIS3051: Approaches to History class. Class description, "Covers methods, theories, and practices used by historians."

Intro to Primary & Secondary

It is important to distinguish between primary and secondary source material. On this page, you will find a brief guide to understanding the differences between these two types of sources and where to find both primary and secondary materials in the library.

Primary & Secondary Sources

Primary Sources

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Select an Archival or Primary Source Database from the list below:

Secondary (Biographical) Sources

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Select a Biographical Database from the list below to continue your research: