Primary Source Databases

This immense digital archive from the Bibliothèque nationale de France offers primary sources for the study of France and its former colonies.

Women and Social Movements in Modern Empires
This database of primary sources explores prominent themes in world history since 1820: conquest, colonization, settlement, resistance, and post-coloniality, as told through womens voices. Selected "document clusters" include the French empire in North Africa.

A Useful Online Reference Source

The International Encyclopedia of Revolution and Protest
This comprehensive resource is extremely useful when you want to read an overview of a certain revolutionary movement. The entries provide recommendations for further reading in secondary sources.