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Primary vs. Secondary Sources

MiraCosta Library just acquired a BRAND NEW primary sources database!!!

ADAM MATTHEW EXPLORER (Primary Sources Database)

Topic Development

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Refine your topic - more narrow & specific = easier to research! (6-8 pages or 8-12 mins presentation)

Food and power -->

The croissant and the French Revolution -->

What role did the croissant play in changing the course of the French Revolution at the Battle of Nantes in June of 1793?


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What role did the croissant play in changing the course of the French Revolution at the Battle of Nantes in June of 1793?

croissant - pastry, bread, sustenance, famine, baked goods, butter

changing the course of the French Revolution - war strategy, military, generals, class warfare, revolt, farmers, working class, affect

Battle of Nantes - Western France, Marie Antoinette, Normandy, Royalist vs. Republic French Forces, 1793-1796

Food History Books

Food: A Culinary History From Antiquity to the Present

Food: A Culinary History From Antiquity to the Present

This book focuses mostly on Europe. Excellent set of articles on a variety of topics.

Cuisine and Empire: Cooking in World History

Cuisine and Empire: Cooking in World History

This book is one of the best histories of world cuisine out there. The first part is organized according to religious tradition, while the modern period focuses on the globalization of food.

Food in World History

Food in World History

This is an excellent introduction to the history of food by one of the leading food scholars today.

The Oxford Handbook of Food History

The Oxford Handbook of Food History

This handbook has many interesting articles on all aspects of the study of food. You might want to look at this handbook to discover all of the ways you can study food. For example, you can look at food and gender.

Foods That Changed History: How Foods Shaped Civilization From the Ancient World to the Present

Foods That Changed History: How Foods Shaped Civilization From the Ancient World to the Present

Encyclopedia presenting nearly 100 entries on foods that have shaped history.

Food History Almanac: Over 1,300 Years of World Culinary History, Culture, and Social Influence

Food History Almanac: Over 1,300 Years of World Culinary History, Culture, and Social Influence

The Food History Almanac covers 365 days of the year, with information relating to food history from around the world from medieval times to the present.

World Food: An Encyclopedia of History, Culture, and Social Influence...

This reference brings a fresh social and cultural perspective to the global history of food, foodstuffs, diet, cuisine, and culinary exchange from primitive human society to contemporary times.

Suggested Databases, etc.

Citing in MLA or Chicago Styles

Consult the library's MLA or Chicago websites for handouts and more.

Live chat or visit in person with a MiraCosta Librarian for feedback on your Works Cited/Bibliographies and in-text citations. Fill out the pink Research Consultation Form if you want extra credit!

Work with the Writing Center online or in person for feedback on your paper (anything not citation-related).