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In this class you will be looking for:
- Political theories that you will use to analyze political movements.
- Secondary resources: Resources which are written after the fact and give context to the political movement you are studying. Secondary sources often analyze primary sources in order to reconstruct or give context to events.
- Encyclopedias, political dictionaries or bibliographies, academic articles, books can all be secondary resources.
- Primary resources: Resources created in the time period you are looking at.
On This Guide
How to find background information, articles and books.
How to find original documents created at the time of your event. Tips for finding newspapers, government documents, NGO reports, and social media posts.
Background information and examples of primary sources for Egypt and Tunisia.
Background information and examples of primary sources for Tienanmen Square protests.
Background information and examples of primary sources for Europe in 1989.
Background information on Hong Kong and the umbrella protests.
Examples of primary and secondary sources for Iranian Green Movement.