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HIST 2600 Ohio History: Books

Book Spotlight

Featuring recent additions to the collection of interest in the subject area.

Primary & Secondary Sources

Primary and secondary sources are critical tools for the historian. A primary source can be a document., image or artifact that provides evidence of the past. As Williams notes, the primary source "is an original document created contemporaneously with the event under discussion." 1

Secondary sources can be books, articles or any other material that selectively use primary sources to interpret the past.


1. Robert C. Williams, The Historian's Toolbox: A Student's Guide to the Theory and Craft of History (Armonk: ME Sharpe, 2007), 48.

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