Find a copy in the library
Finding libraries that hold this item...
|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Gottschalk, Louis Reichenthal, 1899-1975.
New York, Knopf 
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Louis Reichenthal Gottschalk
|Description:||xix, 310, vi pages 21 cm|
|Contents:||Objectives of historians. The evaluation of historical writing ; The relation of historical method to life and learning --
Methods of historical research. What are "history" and "historical sources"? ; Choosing a subject and finding information upon it ; Where does historical information come from? ; The problem of authenticity, or external criticism ; The problem of credibility, or internal criticism ; Learning (and teaching) historical techniques ; A word on style and composition --
Theory of history. The problems of selection, arrangement, and emphasis ; The problems of cause, motive, and influence ; The historian and the problems of the present.
|Responsibility:||[by] Louis Gottschalk.|