History 332

Library Tour and Research Methodologies

Optional reading

  • Lorena S. Walsh, “The Historian as Census Taker: Individual Reconstitution and the Reconstruction of Censuses for a Colonial Chesapeake County,” William and Mary Quarterly 38.2 (1981), 242-260. JSTOR
  • Darrett Rutman, “New England as Idea and Society Revisited,” William and Mary Quarterly 41.1 (1984), 56-61. JSTOR
  • Robert Dykstra and William Silag, “Doing Local History: Monographic Approaches to the Smaller Community,” American Quarterly 37.3 (1985), 411-425.  JSTOR
  • Ellen Somekawa and Elizabeth Smith, “Theorizing the Writing of History Or, ‘I Can’t Think Why It Should Be So Dull, For a Great Deal of It Must Be Invention’,” Journal of Social History 22.1 (1988), 149-161. Academic Search Complete
  • T.J. Jackson Lears, “Power, Culture, and Memory,” Journal of American History 75.1 (1988), 137-40. JSTOR
  • Ellen Fitzpatrick, “Caroline F. Ware and the Cultural Approach to History,” American Quarterly 43.2 (1991), 173-198.  JSTOR
  • Pauleena MacDougall, “The Historian’s Dilemma: Choosing, Weighing, and Interpreting Sources,” Maine History 43.2 (2007), 171-186. e-Reserve