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Secondary Resources: Journals
Level Scholarly
Length 10-70 pages
Time Frame Normally at least several months after the event being discussed
Good For Overview or in depth analysis of a particular issue of interest to a scholarly community, citations, analysis of current data
Not Good For In depth analysis of a broad topic, broad context for the discussion
Danger! Articles may be highly specific and technical
Examples "John Adams and the Coming of the French Revolution" in Journal of the Early Republic
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