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A New Dictionary of the French Revolution by
Call Number: Click on title above for online access.
Publication Date: 2012
Includes over 400 entries covering the main events, personalities, parties, ideologies, political ideas, philosophers, writers, artists, rebellions and wars, as well as touching on colonial and international developments, the interaction of church and state, science, law reform, events in the provinces and overseas territories and the reverberations in other European states.
Historical Dictionary of the French Revolution by
Call Number: DC147 .H36 2004 Reference
Publication Date: 2004
Examines the causes and origins, the roles of significant and often colorful persons, crucial events and turning points, significant institutions and organizations, and the economic, social, and intellectual factors involved in the revolution.
A Critical Dictionary of the French Revolution by
Call Number: DC148 .D5313 1989 Reserves
Publication Date: 1989
Includes ninety-nine entries organized alphabetically by key words and themes under five major headings: events, actors, institutions and creations, ideas, and historians and commentators.
The Oxford History of the French Revolution by
Call Number: Reserves (DC148 .D69 2002)
Publication Date: 2003
This volume offers a detailed insight into all aspects of the Revolution; with a generous chronology of events, and an extended bibliographical essay providing an examination of the historiography of the Revolution.
There are four steps for using images in your timeline project:
1. Find an image.
2. Determine if the image URL can be used in Timeline JS. (The URL needs to end in .jpg, .gif or .png.)
3. Determine if the image is out of copyright and can be used freely.
4. Cite the image.
Of these steps, the first one admittedly is the most fun! Here's a great place to start:
Now you need to figure out the rights status of the images you've chosen from this collection. Typically, that information will be available in the "About" section of the website. In this case, here's the information you're looking for, with the relevant passages highlighted:
"This image(s) is a digital reproduction of works from the collections of the Bibliothèque nationale de France that are no longer protected by intellectual property rights. The use of these contents for commercial purposes is subject to payment and covered by a license. Commercial use includes the resale of the contents in the form of prepared products or the supply of services. For commercial use, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org. The use of these contents for non-commercial purposes is free of charge, subject to compliance with applicable French legislation and notably the inclusion of the source’s statement."
This means that you can use the images on your timeline, with proper citation, because you are creating the timeline for educational, non-profit reasons.
For this assignment, you'll be using Timeline JS, which your professor will review with you in class. For step-by-step instructions, visit the Timeline JS documentation page.
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