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Name: Researching Biography: Who is Douglas Sladen?
ID: m12529
Language: English (en)
Summary: "Researching Biography" explores strategies and resources for studying a person's life history, using as an example the author Douglas Sladen, whose works "Oriental Cairo" and "Queer Things about Egypt" are included in the online Travelers in the Middle East Archive (TIMEA). We discuss keeping track of your findings, using the library catalogs, research databases and periodical indexes, and finding out basic information about your subject. This is part two of a nine-part course that uses Sladen's work for a case study on performing historical research.
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: biography, Egypt, History -- Methodology, History -- Research, library resources, Oriental Cairo, People, Sladen, Douglas Brooke Wheelton, TIMEA, Travelers in the Middle East Archive
Document Type: -//CNX//DTD CNXML 0.5//EN
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 1.0

Authors: David Getman (dpgetman@rice.edu), Paula Sanders (sanders@rice.edu)
Copyright Holders: David Getman (dpgetman@rice.edu), Paula Sanders (sanders@rice.edu)
Maintainers: David Getman (dpgetman@rice.edu), Paula Sanders (sanders@rice.edu), Lisa Spiro (lspiro@sparta.rice.edu)

Latest version: 1.11 (history)
First publication date: Oct 22, 2004 3:52 pm +0000
Last revision to module: Oct 11, 2006 5:45 am +0000

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Version History

Version: 1.11 Oct 11, 2006 5:45 am +0000 by Lisa Spiro
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revised module, resized images, updated links & metadata

Version: 1.10 May 2, 2006 10:40 am +0000 by Lisa Spiro
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verified links

Version: 1.9 May 2, 2006 10:33 am +0000 by Lisa Spiro
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changed title to emphasize research approach
corrected a few spelling & grammatical errors

Version: 1.8 Apr 27, 2006 9:57 am +0000 by Chuck Bearden
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Added new roles.

Version: 1.7 Jan 11, 2005 5:57 pm +0000 by David Getman
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Version: 1.6 Jan 4, 2005 12:13 pm +0000 by David Getman
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just looking

Version: 1.5 Jan 4, 2005 12:10 pm +0000 by David Getman
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 just looking

Version: 1.4 Jan 4, 2005 11:32 am +0000 by David Getman
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Version: 1.3 Dec 27, 2004 5:41 pm +0000 by David Getman
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Version: 1.2 Dec 23, 2004 1:05 pm +0000 by David Getman
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Version: 1.1 Dec 17, 2004 3:55 pm +0000 by David Getman
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