Widely acclaimed for its accessibility and engaging approach to the subject, the fourth edition of The Methods and Skills of History combines theory and instruction with hands-on practice, making it a comprehensive guide to historical research and writing.
- Combines theory with hands-on practice in its introduction to historical methods
- Includes a series of field-tested exercises designed to make the research and writing of history more meaningful and accessible to readers
- Features expanded coverage of writing history and up-to-date coverage of online research
- Designed to strengthen students' critical thinking and communication skills
MICHAEL J. SALEVOURIS is Professor Emeritus of History at Webster University, St. Louis. In addition to various reviews and articles, he is the author of Learning American History: Critical Skills for the Survey Course (with Conal Furay, 1997), and Riflemen Form: The War Scare of 1859-1860 in England (1982).
The late CONAL FURAY was Professor Emeritus at Webster University, where he taught such courses as American Business History and The Western in Film and Story. He is the author of Learning American History: Critical Skills for the Survey Course (with Michael J. Salevouris, 1997), and The Grass-Roots Mind in America: The American Sense of Absolutes (1977).