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The Imperial West


Battle of Mansourah, 1249 (Wikimedia Commons); Le général Toussaint Louverture (NYPL Digital Gallery); Affiche de l'exposition coloniale de 1906 (Wikimedia Commons);  a Congolese stamp commemorating independence (Wikimedia Commons); 

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HIST 11A and 12A - The Imperial West

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  • Locate primary sources related to your topic.

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Announcing the Library Undergraduate Research Awards

Did you enjoy the research you did in this class? Are you writing an award-winning paper? If your answer is yes, be sure to submit your paper for the:

(Two awards of $1000 offered each year)

Deadline to apply is April 20, 2018
Read more about this award