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Conducting Historical Research: The Case of "Oriental Cairo"

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Course by: David Getman, Paula Sanders. E-mail the authors

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Summary: This course guides you through how to conduct historical research by conducting a case study on Douglas Sladen's "Oriental Cairo: City of the 'Arabian Nights'" (1911), a work included in the Travelers in the Middle East Archive (TIMEA). It introduces some standard research techniques used by historians, such as establishing a subject's biography and placing a work in context, and it also explores how to use library resources such as online catalogs and databases.

Instructor: David Getman and Paula Sanders

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