Table of Contents for The historian's toolbox: a student's guide to the theory and craft of history / Robert C. Williams, available from the Library of Congress. The historian's toolbox: a student's guide to by Robert Chadwell Williams · The historian's toolbox: a student's guide to the theory and craft of history. by Robert. The historian's toolbox: a student's guide to the theory and craft of history / Subjects: History > Methodology. History > Study and teaching. Historiography.
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Williams covers the fundamentals of writing, researching primary and secondary sources, and providing documentation.
He also examines issues related to professional standards and ethics, such as plagiarism historian toolbox forgeries, along with historical controversies and revisionism, and includes examples illustrating each topic.
The chapters end with a "task" for students to perform to further enhance their understanding of the craft of historian toolbox.
There is also a helpful glossary of historical terms. An excellent guide for the aspiring historian.
Credit and Acknowledgment 81 How Not to Do History 88 Narrative and Explanation 94 The Leo Frank Case The Relevance of History The second part guides readers through historian toolbox "workshop" of history. Unlocking the historian's toolbox, the chapters here describe historian toolbox tricks of the trade, with concrete examples of how to do history.
The tools include documents, primary and secondary sources, maps, arguments, bibliographies, chronologies, and many others.