This course guide will help you locate primary and secondary sources for your research paper on a topic related to the French and Haitian Revolutions.
Combine geographic names, dates, and the term revolution with additional search terms such as: economic aspects, causes, influences, refugees, historiography, religious aspects, personal narratives, sources or correspondence.
Place names change over time; remember to search for various geographic names. For example,
Haiti or Hayti
"Saint Domingue" or "St. Domingue"
Some of these journal article databases, such as JSTOR, also provide access to primary sources.
Specific volumes within the Cambridge Histories Online that may interest you:
Cambridge History of Eighteenth Century Political Thought
New Cambridge Modern History
Cambridge History of French Thought
Cambridge History of Christianity
Cambridge World History Production, Destruction, and Connection, 1750 - Present
Cambridge World History of Slavery
Searching by keyword may not be effective in databases that provide access to primary sources. Familiarize yourself with the theme of the database and browse the collection or use the advanced search.