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Decide on a Promising Topic

What interests you? Remember, you'll be living with this topic for a while!

  • Take a day or two to look at resources
  • Read an encyclopedia or other short article.
  • Browse books in the library.
  • Is there enough information? Be sure you have at least one really good source.
  • Is there too much information? You might need a strategy for picking just a few relevant sources.

Read for the Overview

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Berkshire Encyclopedia of China - Mary Bagg (Editor)
ISBN: 9780977015948
Publication Date: 2008-01-01
While these volumes include many articles about China's earliest history — going back 5,000 years and even further into the past — the Encyclopedia of China is focused mainly on the events, concepts, and people that matter today.

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History Behind the Headlines - Thomson Gale Staff; Meghan Appel Omeara (Editor)
ISBN: 0787649511
Publication Date: 2000-11-14
This series seeks to answer questions about current events in more depth than can be found in the media.

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The Illustrated History of the World - J. M. Roberts
ISBN: 0195215230
Publication Date: 2002-02-28
Volume 5 of The Illustrated History of the World includes an overview of the history of India, Imperial China, and Japan.

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Encyclopedia of China - Dorothy Perkins
ISBN: 0816026939
Publication Date: 1998-01-01
Alphabetical entries representative of all aspects of the history and culture of China.

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The New Encyclopaedia Britannica 2007 - Encyclopaedia Britannica Publishers
ISBN: 1593392923
Publication Date: 2007-01-01
The gold standard of general encyclopedias, this set includes thousands of articles.

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