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YSS3221 Politics of Southeast Asia (Yale-NUS College): Getting Started

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The purpose of this guide is to recommend Country Reports & Forecasts, Census Data, Article Databases, News and other materials to help you identify key social, economic, and political characteristics of countries in Southeast Asia.

Click on the pages on the menu to navigate among the sections of this guide to discover useful resources for your assignment.

 

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Primary and Secondary Sources

Primary: “The raw materials of history – original documents and objects which were created at the time under study.”

  • First person account of an event
  • Newspapers (first person account of an event)
  • First publication of a scientific study
  • Speech or lecture
  • Oral history
  • Original artwork
  • Handwritten manuscript
  • Letters between two people
  • A diary
  • Historical documents

 

Using Primary Sources - Teacher Resources. Library of Congress, n.d. Web. 26 July 2015.

Secondary: “Accounts or interpretations of events created by someone without firsthand experience.”

  • Newspaper reporting on a scientific study
  • Review of a music CD or art show
  • Analysis of a topic written as a book or book chapter
  • Biography 
  • Textbooks
  • Encyclopedia
  • Essays
  • Reviews


Using Primary Sources - Teacher Resources. Library of Congress, n.d. Web. 26 July 2015.

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