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

Main Author: Brundage, Anthony, 1938-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Wheeling, Ill. : Harlan Davidson, ©2002.
Edition: 3rd ed.
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245 1 0 |a Going to the sources :  |b a guide to historical research and writing /  |c Anthony Brundage. 
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300 |a xii, 107 pages ;  |c 22 cm 
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504 |a Includes bibliographical references and index. 
505 0 |a 1. The ever-changing shape and texture of the past. Static and dynamic concepts of history -- Revising our view of the past -- New forms of historical consciousness -- Toward a "people's history" -- Minorities and women enter history -- The Annales school and cliometrics -- Psychology and history -- Microhistory and macrohistory -- Postmodernism -- A multitude of avenues to the past -- 2. The nature and variety of historical sources. Primary sources : Manuscript sources ; Published sources -- Secondary works : Books ; Essays ; Articles ; Dissertations and conference papers -- 3. Finding your sources: the library catalog and beyond. The online library catalog -- Subject headings, keywords, and title words -- Creating and using a research bibliography -- Published bibliographies -- Printed and electronic indexes and abstracts -- Finding scholarly essays -- Other important databases -- Historical research on the internet -- Finding useful reference materials -- 4. Exploring changing interpretations: the historiographic essay. Selecting and refining a topic -- Research for a historiographic essay: a case study -- Writing the historiographic essay -- Alternative approaches -- 5. Engaging with primary sources: the research paper. Searching for a viable topic -- Finding primary sources -- Approaching your reading -- Notetaking -- The outline and structure of your paper -- Some elements of effective writing -- An open mind and intellectual honesty -- Quoting -- Footnoting -- Editing and revising -- One final look -- 6. Conclusion: the open-ended nature of history -- Appendixes : A. Published bibliographies -- B. Major databases for bibliographic searching -- C. Footnote/endnote formatting -- D. Bibliography formatting -- E. Commonly used abbreviations -- Suggestions for further reading. 
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650 0 |a History  |x Research. 
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