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International studies: Primary sources

A guide to resources at Monash University Library for International studies

What is a primary source=?

primary source is a document or object that was written or created at the time under investigation. 


Some examples of primary sources are:

  • foreign broadcasts
  •  testaments
  • letters
  • diaries
  • visual materials
  • recordings
  • transcripts
  • newspapers, and much more. 

Help with finding primary sources for International studies can be found in the Primary sources for humanities guide.