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HIST 4420: Global Food History

Resource guide for HIST 4420.

Secondary Sources

Secondary sources and other supporting research materials provide an interpretation or analysis of historical topics, figures, and/or events and build context around the primary sources you are using for your research. There are many kinds of secondary sources, but some of the most common for academic research are scholarly books and e-books and peer-reviewed journal articles.

Databases and Journals

Finding Books

You can quickly determine whether a book is likely to help you by skimming the table of contents and looking up keywords in the index to locate relevant pages. Use the bibliography to locate related books or articles.