The Methods and Skills of History: A Practical Guide

@inproceedings{Furay1988TheMA,
  title={The Methods and Skills of History: A Practical Guide},
  author={Conal Furay and Michael J. Salevouris},
  year={1988}
}
A university professor once berated a young graduate student for what he termed "stale historiography." A fellow student later said this sounded something akin to bad breath. What the professor meant, of course, was that the student was not familiar with the most recent scholarly interpretations in a particular subfield of history. "Historiography" is not a word one normally finds in casual reading; nevertheless, the concept behind the word should be familiar to every student of history. In… CONTINUE READING

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