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History -- Research -- Methodology


Launched by the Harvard Film Study Center on February 4, is an experimental interactive site that invites users to piece together the life and world of an "ordinary" person in the past. The person in question is eighteenth-century midwife and healer Martha Ballard, whose diary was the basis for both a Pulitzer Prize winning book and the PBS film A Midwife's Tale. The site features...
Reading, Writing, and Researching for History: A Guide for College Students

This writing guide from Bowdoin College professor Patrick Rael focuses its intellectual vigor on "Reading, Writing, and Researching for History." Designed for undergraduate students, the material covered here may also be helpful for advanced high school students, graduate students, and lifelong learners. The depth and breadth of the guide is noteworthy; Professor Rael guides his readers through...