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Medieval English Peasant: Guides to History Research

This is a guide to researching the medieval English peasant. Medieval West -- Reference Sources and Medieval West -- Additional Web Resources are more extensive research guides.

Guides to History Research

These books contain tips for doing research in libraries, information about history reference sources, and writing suggestions.  We have many newer books than those listed here.  Do a subject heading search for these subject headings:  historiography.  history--research.  history--methodology.  Then modify your results to dates of publication 2012-2019. 

Information-Literate Historian: a Guide to Research for History Students

Main D 16.2 .P715  2019

Author is a history librarian at Miami University in Ohio. Also have 2007 ed.

Student's Guide to History

Main D 16.3 .B4 [date]

Many editions. Use a recent one.  Author now emeritus, Ithaca College in New York.

Writing History, a Guide for Students

Main D 16 .S864 2013

Oxford University Press.  Author is a history professor at Millsaps College. Also have earlier eds.

Historian's Toolbox, a Student's Guide to the Theory and Craft of History

Main D 16 .W62 2007

Author is a history professor at Davidson College, North Carolina





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