Going to the Sources

5th Edition

A Guide to Historical Research and Writing

Anthony Brundage
eISBN-13: 9781118516348

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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 non-textual 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 non-textual sources Includes a student-written historiographical essay, with marginal notes for instruction

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ISBNs 1118515315, 1118516346, 9781118515310, 9781118516348
Language eng
Number of Pages 176
Edition 5th