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HIS 491: Historiographic Research: Sources and Strategies for Historiographic Research

Find Books

Historiography may be a useful search term, especially when searching for BOOKS, because it is used in Library of Congress Subject Headings. For example, here is how subject headings look (and it may help to search the exact subject headings):

  • Historiography -- United States.
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1865 -- Historiography.
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Historiography.
  • Women -- Historiography.

Historian Biographies

Wikipedia or Google?

Yes, you can find basic biographical information about historians on the Web. If you use Wikipedia, be sure to follow the References and External Links (for example).

Historiographic Analysis of Sources

Book Reviews

Historian-authored book reviews may help you determine a book's impact and the author's point of view, as well as point you to major works on the topic.


Google Citations

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