Category: Teaching Sources for Historians of Modern France

Teaching, Teaching Sources for Historians of Modern France

Online Sources for Teaching the French Revolution

It is not so surprising that the incontournable French Revolution has inspired several online sources projects. (1) The French Revolution Digital Archive (FRDA) is probably the best place to start. Set up in collaboration between Stanford University Libraries and the Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF), the aim was to digitise sources of the French Revolution …

Teaching, Teaching Sources for Historians of Modern France

Online Sources for Teaching 18th and 19th Centuries

For those teaching French history in the 18th and 19th centuries there are some very full websites you can explore to gather original sources for this period. (1) The Encyclopédie, or Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, edited by Diderot and d’Alembert, is a major text capturing the period of the Enlightenment. …

Teaching, Teaching Sources for Historians of Modern France

Teaching Sources for Historians of Modern France

Gathering sources to help you teach French history to English-speaking students can be a bit stressful – so why not pull some of our sources and tips together and create some accessible source indexes? Other disciplines have done it – German historians have a rich collection of documents, for instance – and with the increased …