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Primary sources are the raw materials of history — original documents and objects which were created at the time of the event you are studying. They are different from secondary sources, accounts or interpretations of events created by someone without firsthand experience. Primary sources are created:
In the column on the left below you will find some suggestions of where to find primary sources for your project.
In the column on the right below you will find two versions of a primary source notetaking guide--one can be printed and filled out by hand and the other is a PDF form that you can fill out on your device. It will walk you through the elements of a primary source that will further your research.
We have several books with primary sources from the modern Middle East which you can look at in the Library, and take a copy of your chosen source - ask a librarian if you need help finding these. Your teacher may have additional books, so be sure to look at those too.
Use Noodletools to cite all your sources. As with your Mexico paper, start a new project to keep track of all your sources. You will be using Advanced Chicago/Turabian again.
If your source is one of many collected together in a book:
Here is an example of a Chicago style citation from the anthology Sources in the History of the Modern Middle East:
Hussein, Saddam. "The Revolution and the Woman." Speech, 1979. In Sources in the History of the Modern Middle East, edited by Akram Fouad Khater, 211-12. 2nd ed. Boston, MA: Wadsworth Cengage, 2011.