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 Pedro Sarmiento de Gamboa - ManyBooks
The history of the Incas by Sarmiento is, without any doubt, the most authentic and reliable that has yet appeared. For it was compiled from the carefully attested evidence of the Incas themselves, taken under official sanction.
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.
by C. Langlois, C. Seignobos - Henry Holt and company
This is not a summary of universal history for the use of beginners. The book is intended, not as a summary of ascertained facts or a system of general ideas on universal history, but as an essay on the method of the historical sciences.
by Ralph Raico - Ludwig von Mises Institute
The great historian of classical liberalism strips away the veneer of exalted leaders and beloved wars. Professor Ralph Raico shows them to be wolves in sheep's clothing and their wars as attacks on human liberty and human rights.