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HIST 410 Global Paris

This course guide will help you locate primary and secondary sources for your research paper on a topic related to the theme of global Paris.

The following terms are subject headings related to many of the topics in this course. Trying using Paris or France with one of these additional search terms. It may also be useful to include the century or date range. For example, paris resistance world war 1939-1945 

18th century 19th century 20th century
anarchism anarchists antisemitism
civil-military relations counterculture counterrevolutionaries
intellectuals intellectual life labor movement
political activity popular fronts radicalism
revolution 1789-1799 strikes and lockouts social aspects
social change social conflict social control
working class world war, 1914-1918 world war, 1939-1945


Journal Articles

You can use the library catalogue to locate journal articles. However, there is value in searching discipline specific databases.

eBook Collections

Primary Sources

To locate primary sources in the library catalogue, add the keyword sources, documents, diaries, personal narratives or correspondence to other relevant search terms.

The library also subscribes to a number of digitized thematic collections of primary sources.



Many archives, libraries and museums have digitized parts of their collections. You can find primary documents on the web using a search engine like Google. Add the following terms to your keywords: "primary documents" "primary sources"  "digital collection" or exhibition.

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