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Going to the Sources : A Guide to Historical Research and Writing



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This is the 4th edition with a publication date of 11/20/2007.

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    Going to the Sources : A Guide to Historical Research and Writing


Brundage has revised his popular book to render an even more detailed, practical and 'user friendly' tool for students faced with the researching and writing of a research paper or historiographical essay.

Author Biography

Anthony Brundage is Professor of History Emeritus at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona and a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, London. A specialist in modern Britain, he has also taught United States History, Irish History, History Methods, History and Historians, and Senior Thesis. He is the author of numerous articles and reviews as well as six books, the most recent of which (co-authored with Richard Cosgrove) is The Great Tradition: Constitutional History and National Identity in Britain and the United States, 1870-1960 (2007). His avocations include running, hiking, travel, art, music, drama, and film.

Table of Contents

The ever-changing shape and texture of the past
The nature and variety of historical sources
Finding your sources: the library 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
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