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Welcome! This research guide was created for students in Professor Jackson's Global History to 1648 course (HIS104).

You have been assigned a research project that requires locating sources on a particular region and theme within the time period covered by this class. It requires a Bibliography of sources, Outline, Research Paper using Chicago format and finally a Presentation on your findings.

This guide is a customized resource for this particular course and assignment.

If you have any research questions or trouble finding sources feel free to contact me in person, via email, through the library's virtual services, or via your course shell in Brightspace.


Abraham Cresques. Atlas of Maritime Charts (The Catalan Atlas), 1375.

selection from The Catalan Atlas(1375) featuring Mansa Musa

Abraham Cresques. Atlas of Maritime Charts (The Catalan Atlas), 1375, Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris, Ms. Espagnol 30. 

To view full map:

To view transcriptions and description of the atlas text see The Cresque Project:


Morgan, Thaddeus. "This 14th-Century African Emperor Remains the Richest Person in History." History, August 31, 2018,

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