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Researching the French Revolution and Napoleonic Era in the M.S.U. Libraries: Periodical Indexes

This is a guide to researching the French Revolution and the Napoleonic Era.

Periodical Indexes

Bibliographie Annuelle de l'Histoire de France du Cinquieme Siecle a 1958
Main Z 2176 .B5
Annual bibliography of unannotated references to works in French history. See the chapter each year for Histoire Politique, which has a sub-section called La Revolution Francaise. Maybe Histoire de la France Outre-mer will also be helpful. References will be primarily to French language sources.


Persee is a digital library of open access, mostly French-language scholarly journals, established by the Ministry of National Education of France in 2005.  It is maintained by the Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon, French National Centre for Scientific Research, and University of Lyon.  It is one of the largest Francophone portals dedicated to human and social sciences, offering c. 600,000 freely available documents.

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