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GU-Q HIST-007: Introduction to Early History: Europe I


Budapest during the middle ages from the Nuremberg Chronicle in 1493 in Hungary

Source: Woodcut of Buda (Budapest) from the Nuremberg Chronicle by Michel Wolgemut, Wilhelm Pleydenwurff

Historical Research

Research Assignment

The library is here to help you with your assignment. You will need to find:

  • 4 Primary Sources
  • 4 Monographs
  • 2 Journal Articles

It's recommended to follow along with my examples using your topic.

Key Definitions

Primary Source: an eyewitness account of an event or some form of document created during the event

Monograph: a detailed written study of a single specialized subject almost always by a single author

Journal Article: are shorter than books and written about very specific topics. Usually found in an academic journal publication.