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HIS494H5: Advanced Topics in the History of the Americas

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Reference sources may contain citations to other publications and/or primary material. Look under the Background Information tab. For example, Oxford Bibliographies Online has annotated bibliographies complied by scholars in the field. Identify the useful titles, then search for them in the UTL catalogue.

Footnotes in books and journal articles may to the sources used by the author to support the discussion in the publication. Search for them in the UTL catalogue.

Bibliographies in scholarly books often arrange sources consulted on a topic. The language may vary but the arrangement is clear - primary and secondary, published and unpublished, manuscripts, letters, papers, archives, and so forth. Look at the list of biliographies in your textbooks and assigned course readings.

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