What are Primary and Secondary Sources?
and empirical data that you need to interpret.
based on the work of others.
· Texts that interpret or comment upon primary sources
Here are some examples:
Film, Plays, Performances
criticism, Author biographies, Literary guides,Dictionaries, etc
Film/Performances, Photographs, Sculpture, Architecture
criticism, Film criticism, reviews, Art history, Published studies
of environmental design
Documents, Literature, Autobiographies, Narratives, diaries, essays,
Political documents, Letters, speeches
about historical documents, Criticism and biography of historical
figures, Published accounts of historical periods, etc.
written by philosophers, Religious documents: Bible, prayers, Koran,
of religious texts and philosophical texts, Explications of Bible,
e.g., Published work of theological scholars
Transcripts, Field notes for Ethnographic data
criticism, Sources on method, Anthropological theory
of economic forces and effects, historical influences, etc., Economic
Testimony, Written decision, precedent, Governmental policy
of jurisprudence, Published research in law, Published criticism of
Sciences/ Education/ Sociology
Empirical Data, Interviews, Questionnaire Data, Observation Data,
reports of other scientists, Methodological criticism, Theory, Published
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