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A summary and evaluation of all the important works written on a particular subject

a review of the literature on

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original document or set of documents giving information about a subject

primary source

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slightly more formal alternative to refer to

make reference

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books or articles about a subject, not original documents

secondary sources

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collection of documents of historical importance

archives

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searched for all the important works, summarised and evaluated them

surveyed the literature on

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refer to for illustration or proof

cite

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also 'body of knowledge'; note how it combines with extensive and exist

extensive body of literature

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fires starting naturally, not caused by human action

wildfires

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written about

documented

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uses information mainly from

draws primarily on

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given special mention

as noted

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people often say that this is the cause

often attributed to

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recorded, listed

catalogued

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Important and original work from which other works grow

seminal

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created the first ideas from which a major set of ideas grew

laid the foundations

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gave all the details of his ideas, or explained them clearly (especially used about writing)

were set out

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in another work by him

elsewhere

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more formal version of deal with

treated

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The main part

main body