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The Historian's Toolbox: A Student's Guide to the Theory and Craft of History By Robert C. Williams The Historian s Toolbox A Student s Guide to the Theory and Craft of History Williams Davidson College North Carolina draws on a long career teaching history to write a text students will find both enjoyable and thought provoking on the methods and tools of the field The vari
  • Title: The Historian's Toolbox: A Student's Guide to the Theory and Craft of History
  • Author: Robert C. Williams
  • ISBN: 9780765620262
  • Page: 349
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Historian's Toolbox: A Student's Guide to the Theory and Craft of History By Robert C. Williams Williams Davidson College, North Carolina draws on a long career teaching history to write a text students will find both enjoyable and thought provoking on the methods and tools of the field The various approaches to history are briefly described in initial chapters The remainder of the volume considers the tools of history, with well illustrated sections on sources,Williams Davidson College, North Carolina draws on a long career teaching history to write a text students will find both enjoyable and thought provoking on the methods and tools of the field The various approaches to history are briefly described in initial chapters The remainder of the volume considers the tools of history, with well illustrated sections on sources, credit and acknowledgements, narrative and explanation, interpretation, and speculation A list of references is included with each chapter Annotation 2003 Book News, Inc Portland, OR
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    1. A good resource for those interested in pursuing the study of history at an undergraduate or graduate level Williams splits each chapter into short segments on different aspects of studying and writing history He doesn t deal much at all with historical schools of thought but it s very easy to read and provides great examples to clarify the points he makes Definitely recommend it for anyone studying history at the academic level but not really for those only generally interested in history.


    2. A great introduction to the theory and craft of history Williams used plain language and examples that didn t bore the reader.


    3. Considering how dry and boring the topic is academic skills of history writing , Williams did a great job making it interesting He virtually bombs the reader with random historical fact related to each academic skill I quite enjoy random historical facts who doesn t.


    4. Couldn t say exactly how this second edition adds to the scholarship of the first, although the case studies reflect a 2007 knowledge, especially in the history in real time and history on the internet The lessons of these succinct articles will probably not surprise any amateur historian, although I found it to be very readable all the same It makes sense that genetics would supplant linguistics as the primary tool for determining which tribes were related to each other, but to learn exactly wh [...]


    5. I read this book for my 300 level Historiography class at The University of Alaska Anchorage We used this book extensively Valuable to me since I am pursuing a degree in history This book WOULD NOT be of interest to the average person though.


    6. This has been a very helpful book while I ve been working on my research paper Not only does William s go over the basics of how to write a paper, but he tailors his tips to the would be historian Great for students and history enthusiast who wish to know about how to be a great researcher.





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