Department: Social Studies

New Imperialism Project

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Websites for Finding Primary Sources

Internet Modern History Sourcebook: scroll to the section on Imperialism or do a targeted search
Europeana: Explore millions of items from a range of Europe's leading galleries, libraries, archives, and museums.
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston- Use the Advanced Search to locate images of objects in the African collection.
Metropolitan Museum of Art - Search their Collection Database for images of objects from Africa.
World Digital Library - Digital images of maps and documents brought to you from the Library of Congress and UNESCO.

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