Hard Times: Impoverishment and Protest in the Perestroika Years - Soviet Union, 1985-91: A Guide for Fellow Adventurers, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Hard Times: Impoverishment and Protest in the Perestroika Years - Soviet Union, 1985-91

A Guide for Fellow Adventurers, 1st Edition

By William Moskoff

Routledge

296 pages

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Description

The book offers guidance to aspiring historians at every stage and in every walk of life, from practical advice on tackling and organizing projects to recommendations for finding and using resources of all kinds, whether at the local library or historical society or on the world wide web. It is intended to be a serious guide to the best practices for researchers as well as a good read as a collection of research stories. The author includes useful bibliographies, vetted websites, and practical advice on doing research well.

Table of Contents

Preface

1. In the Beginning

2. The Perfect Project

3. Studying the Age of Information

4. The Hunt for My Family's History

5. Big-Game Hunting

6. Great Hunters I Have Known

7. Researcher as Archivist

8. Into the Mind of the Historian

9. Using History for Fun and Profit

10. The Future of the Hunt

Index

About the Author

James W. Cortada is a Senior Research Fellow at the Charles Babbage Institute at the University of Minnesota.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS000000
HISTORY / General
HIS016000
HISTORY / Historiography
HIS035000
HISTORY / Study & Teaching