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HIST 490/646: British Missionaries in the South Pacific 1790-1900

Searching for Historiographies

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Articles: use databases listed under "articles and theses" tab 

Search samples:

  • historiography AND ("islands of the pacific" OR oceania OR australasia OR australia OR "new zealand")
  • historiography AND missionaries
  • historiography AND (imperialism OR "great britain" OR "commonwealth of nations" OR colonies) 

Tips:

  • Refine results using facets: e.g. access (ebook or print), publication year range, language
  • Add or remove terms from the sample search as needed. 
  • Take note of descriptors as you search. 
  • Try similar searches in other databases (not all use same search syntax)

Research Methods for History

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  • (methodology OR methods) AND (history OR historiography OR world history OR ethnohistory)
  • Results: all fields (11000+), title (1500+), subject (2500+)

Tips:

  • Refine results using facets: e.g. access (ebook or print), publication year range, language
  • Add or remove terms from the sample search as needed. 
  • Take note of descriptors as you search. 

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