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Week 1: Introduction to the Research Project

For primary sources, see the individual weeks on particular genres of source.

General Reading

Black, Jeremy, and Donald M. MacRaild, Studying History, 3rd ed. (Basingstoke, 2007)

Davies, Martin, Doing A Successful Research Project (Basingstoke, 2007)

Gunn, Simon, and Lucy Faire (eds), Research Methods for History (Edinburgh, 2011)

McDowell, W. H., Historical Research: A Guide (London, 2002)

Storey, William Kelleher, Writing History: A Guide for Students, 3rd ed. (Oxford, 2008)

Swetnam, Derek, Writing Your Dissertation, 3rd ed. (Oxford, 2000)

Tosh, John, The Pursuit of History (Routledge, 2015)

Howell, Martha and Walter Prevenier, From Reliable Sources: An Introduction to Historical Methods (Cornell, 2001)