An introduction to historical methods and practical research skills, emphasising the use of new information technologies for the study of history. 100% internal assessment.
Taught by the School of History, Philosophy, Political Science & Int'l Relations, part of the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
This course is not offered in 2015.
John Tosh, The Pursuit of History, 4th ed, New York, 2006
HIST 218 Book of Readings and Research Project Workbook. Available from VicBooks, Student Union Building.
Keith Windschuttle, The Killing of History, 1994
Donald R Kelley (ed), Versions of History from Antiquity to the Enlightenment, New Haven, 1991
Norman F Cantor, Inventing the Middle Ages. The lives, works and ideas of the great medievalists of the twentieth century, New York, 1991
Herbert Butterfield, The Origins of History, 1981
Bernard Lewis, History Remembered, Recovered, Invented, 1975