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French Colonial Legacies: Finding Books and Media

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Search the Cheng Library online catalog for books and media. If you need journal articles, go to our Databases page.

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Suggested Search Terms

Here are some approaches for finding books and media

  1. Search for a specific individual such as Pierre Brazza or Jean-Baptiste Marchand
  2. Use combinations of key words such as
    • Belgium colonies or France colonies
    • Rwanda history or Indochina history
    • Slavery France
    • France relations west indies
    • French colonization or Africa colonization
    • Caribbean literature french
    • Racism France       
    • Caribbean literature french
  3.   Search for keyword and then folllow the highlighting links for the best subjects (example below)



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