The historian's toolbox : a student's guide to the theory and craft of history / Robert C. Williams

Author(s): Williams, Robert Chadwell, 1938-
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Subjects: History--Methodology
History--Study and teaching
Historiography
History--Research
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, 2003
LC Classification: D
Physical Description: xv, 170 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Illustrations and Tables
History as Fun
Pt. I. The Craft of History
1. The Past 3
2. Story 7
3. History 11
4. Metahistory 21
5. Antihistory 29
6. The Present 35
7. The Future 41
Pt. II. The Tools of History
8. Doing History: An Overview 49
9. Sources and Evidence 58
10. Credit and Acknowledgment 81
11. Narrative and Explanation 94
12. Interpretation 114
13. Speculation 130
14. Everyday History 150
Glossary 155
Bibliography 163
Index 167
About the Author 171
Notes: LCCN: 2002030897
ISBN: 0765610922 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 163-166) and index
OCLC Number: 50643651
ISBN/ISSN: 0765610922