Omar ibn Said, a Senegalese slave and Islamic scholar, c. 1850 (Source: Wikimedia Commons, Pubic domain)
This guide focuses on the topics in your course and outlines research strategies and resources for your final project. Use the searches and linked examples as jumping off points for exploration.
The Background page will help in developing your research question and understanding the broader context for your specific topic. The Historiography page addresses the ways in which historians have interpreted issues and resolved questions across time. Journal Articles and Books will give you material for cultural and historical analyses. Primary Sources provides viewpoints from historical time periods.