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HIST 103: A Beginner's Guide to Forgery (Gillingham): Find Background Sources

Texts for the course

There are two texts for this course temporarily available online via HathiTrust.


To search the library databases with the most success, it's best to create a word bank of keywords for you to use when you're searching. For this research assignment, some of the keywords that might resonate most with your projects are:

  • artifact or artefact 
  • forgery or fraud
  • art crime
  • authenticity and/or representation
  • cultural heritage and protection
  • cultural patrimony or cultural property
  • mexic* (captures mexico/mexican)

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