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Asian Art

Image of Bridges by Katsushika Hosukai

Katsushika Hokusai, 1760-1849

Bridges of Various Provinces 
18th-19th  century 
Color woodblock print  - 14 1/2 x 9 3/4 in. (36.8 x 24.8 cm)
Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)


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Understanding Your Assignment

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  • How many sources?
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  • What format?

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  1. Choose a topic - or have one assigned
  2. Understand your topic
    • Background reading
    • Consider a main focus
    • Refine your topic
    • Make a list of your keywords and concepts
  3. Search Sources
    • Find Books
    • Find Articles
    • Find Websites
  4. Write your paper - Informative, Analytical, Argumentative, Critical
  5. Cite your sources

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            Fall 2016


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