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The modern researcher

Author: Jacques Barzun; Henry F Graff
Publisher: New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, ©1977.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3d edView all editions and formats
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Barzun, Jacques, 1907-
Modern researcher.
New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, ©1977
(OCoLC)559974576
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jacques Barzun; Henry F Graff
ISBN: 0151614806 9780151614806 015562511X 9780155625112
OCLC Number: 2716689
Description: xix, 378 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: TABLE OF CONTENTS --
First principles --
Research and report as historian's work --
The ABC of technique --
Research --
The searcher's mind and virtues --
Finding the facts --
Verification --
Handling ideas --
Truth and causation --
Pattern, bias and the great systems --
Historians in Europe and America --
The sister disciplines --
Writing --
Organizing: paragraph, chapter, and part --
Plain words --
Clear sentences --
The arts of quoting and translating --
The rules of citing: footnotes and bibliography --
Revising for printer and public.
Responsibility: Jacques Barzun & Henry F. Graff.

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