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World History: Primary Sources

A guide to scholarly research on the history of the world.

ASU Libraries Digital Primary Source Collections (ASU Only)

Access is restricted to ASU students, faculty, and staff.

Primary Sources on the Internet

Using Primary Sources on the Web
An excellent tutorial put together by librarians about finding, using, and evaluating primary sources online.

Links to reputable sources of primary documents on the Web include:

Avalon Project: Documents in Law, History and Diplomacy
Documents in law, history, and diplomacy

Gallica: Digital Library of the National Library of France

Internet Modern History Sourcebook

Voice of the Shuttle : History Guide


Cuban Resources Online

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