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    Hello,

    I just finished my history ia (yay) but i've been a bit worried about my sources. the minimum suggested amount of sources to use it 4, but i've used only 2. but 1 of them is a book made up of essays by different historians on the topic and ive used 2 essays.

    does it look bad that ive only used 2 books?
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    (Original post by Novis)
    Hello,

    I just finished my history ia (yay) but i've been a bit worried about my sources. the minimum suggested amount of sources to use it 4, but i've used only 2. but 1 of them is a book made up of essays by different historians on the topic and ive used 2 essays.

    does it look bad that ive only used 2 books?
    kind of :rolleyes:
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    (Original post by olga123)
    kind of :rolleyes:
    ha yeah i had my doubts, well as long as i don't fail the IA im happy
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    (Original post by Novis)
    ha yeah i had my doubts, well as long as i don't fail the IA im happy

    no you won't fail as long as you fill the other criteria
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    Hello, so I have some questions about using sources too.

    It seems to me that we're supposed to look at archival materials, as it seems like a good idea to look at, for example, mein kampf, but I can't find any reliable ways to get information on my topic, is it ok to get primary sources that historians have quoted in a book? Even though the historian who wrote the book might have translated/edited/shortened the primary source.

    Otherwise I don't really know how to find primary sources; I mean, I can hardly cite wikipedia, that won't look good
 
 
 
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