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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

History 498B: Lincoln, Visual Culture, and Nation Building

A course guide.

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Use the strategies demonstrated by the librarian to complete the task described. 

1. Known-Item Searches

Find an available copy of a book entitled Chivalry and the Perfect Prince: Tournaments, Art, and Armor at the Spanish Habsburg Court by Braden Frieder.

Find the most recent issue of the journal Cultural Critique.

2. Subject Searches

Find books on centennial celebrations of the French Revolution.

Find scholarly articles on George Washington and public memory. Try your search in both a controlled vocabulary database and a full text database.

Find scholarly articles on the Fourth of July. Try your search in both a controlled vocabulary database and a full text database.

Find newspaper articles that could be primary sources for the history of the Lincoln penny controversy.