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Ethnic Studies Research

Recommendations of sources for this field.

Background Information; or, Always Start with This

Always begin your research by getting an overview. The specialized reference/encyclopedia sources below, most electronic, will:

  • give you an overview of your topic
  • introduce key ideas and terminology relevant to your topic
  • suggest some important books, articles, and more
  • tell you WHO are the most important researchers in this area
  • help you narrow your paper topic

Find additional similar works focused on a particular ethnic group listed under the appropriate tabs in this guide.