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History 340: The Idea of Race in Modern Europe

Internet Resources

Analyzing Primary Sources

Artifact Reading Method

Creator: Who wrote the document or made the artifact?

Context: Where and when was it created?

Audience: For whom was it made?

Purpose: What was the intended use of the document or object?

Historical Significance: How does this object affect our understanding of history?

Nuremberg Shrovetide Carnival (1449-1539). Schembartsbuch.