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HIST 392: Race and Rebellion in Latin America: Opening Activity

Opening Activity

Working with a partner, try to find the full-text of one of the sources below and answer the following questions.

  1. What kind of source is this? How can you tell from the citation?
  2. Does the library have access to it? What search tool do you think you can use to find it? (Now try to find it!)
  3. How is this article described by the search tool?
  4. How would you find other sources like this one?

Option A: Ruette-Orihuela, Krisna, and Cristina Soriano. 2016. "Remembering the Slave Rebellion of Coro: Historical Memory and Politics in Venezuela." Ethnohistory 63, no. 2: 327-350.

Option B: Finch, Aisha K. Rethinking Slave Rebellion in Cuba : La Escalera and the Insurgencies of 1841-1844. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2015.

Option C: Mackenzie, Charles. Notes On Haiti: Made During a Residence In That Republic. London: H. Colburn and R. Bentley, 1830.