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Going to the sources : a guide to historical research and writing

Author: Anthony Brundage
Publisher: Wheeling, Ill. : Harlan Davidson, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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Summary:
Presents a substantial guide to historical research and writing that focuses on data from the past, the nature and variety of historical sources, and explores sources in the library catalog. Also takes a look at critical reading and assessment and at changing interpretations and primary resources.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Brundage
ISBN: 9780882952536 0882952536
OCLC Number: 144774710
Description: xiii, 141 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The Ever-Changing Shape and Texture of the Past --
The Nature and Variety of Historical Sources --
Finding Your Sources: The Library of Catalog and Beyond --
Getting the Most Out of History Books: Critical Reading and Assessment --
Exploring Changing Interpretations: The Historiographic Essay --
Engaging with Primary Sources: The Research Paper --
Conclusion: The Open-Ended Nature of History.
Responsibility: Anthony Brundage.
Local System Bib Number:
338390

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The Fourth Edition of our highly affordable and convenient text remains an excellent tool for students faced with the daunting task of writing their first research paper or historiographical essay.  Read more...
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