A Guide to Writing in History and Classics
by Mark Damen
Publisher: Utah State University 2002
The medium of history and classics as intellectual disciplines is the written word. Successful students in these fields must be able not only to read but write well. That is, they must be able to receive and impart words with precise meaning. Sloppiness of expression is as detrimental to any historical study as faulty equations are to physics. This guide is designed to help you avoid some of the more obvious pitfalls of misstatement into which students often fall.
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by Iain Hampsher-Monk (ed.) - Amsterdam University Press
Contributions by distinguished practitioners of conceptual history from Europe and America illustrate both the distinctiveness and diversity of the genre. The book is devoted to the origins and identity of the field, as well as methodological issues.
by Richard Davey - McCorquodale & Co., Limited
Although tradition has not informed us whether our first parents made any change in their garments on the death of their relatives, it is certain that the wearing mourning and the institution of funereal ceremonies are of the most remote antiquity.
by Pamela Brooks - How To Books
You don't have to be a trained historian to be interested in and research local history; all you need is an interest, an inquiring mind, an ability to keep your notes in an order where you can retrieve information quickly, and perseverance.
by Humphrey J. Desmond - Marlier & co.
History perhaps can never become an exact science, the human element inevitably asserts itself to some extent. But if we have more faithfulness to scientific methods of investigation, there are grounds for expecting excellent results in the future.