ISBN 9781118515310,Going To The Sources

Going To The Sources


John Wiley



John Wiley

Publication Year 2013

ISBN 9781118515310

ISBN-10 1118515315


Edition 5TH
Number of Pages 176 Pages
Language (English)
The updated fifth edition of Going to the Sources presents a practical guide to historical research and writing for all students of history. Focuses on the basics of historians' craft, introducing students to concepts including refining a topic, selecting sources, and engaging critically with their reading Appendices illustrate style for footnotes, endnotes, and bibliographical entries, as well as a list of commonly used abbreviations Features a new chapter on the use of nontextual sources for historians, including a case study discussion of the historical importance of D. W. Griffith's film The Birth of a Nation Addresses how to bring the critical assessment skills of reading to bear on film and other nontextual sources Includes a studentwritten historiographical essay, with marginal notes for instruction

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