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Documentary Film: Historical Context

Provides an introduction to resources in the field of documentary film.

What is Historical Context

Historical context refers to the moods, attitudes, and conditions that existed in a certain time. Context is the "setting" for an event that occurs, and it will have an impact on the relevance of the event.

1st Stop...Historical Abstracts

Other Historical Databases

Internet Archive

History and Documentary

Newspaper Research

Some International Databases

These are a few of databases avail. You can find more link to some of them on my Theatre Page:

Texts located in the Reference Room 1st fl