This classic introduction to the techniques of research and the art of expression is used widely in history courses, but is also appropriate for ... Show synopsis This classic introduction to the techniques of research and the art of expression is used widely in history courses, but is also appropriate for writing and research methods courses in other departments. Barzun and Graff thoroughly cover every aspect of research, from the selection of a topic through the gathering, analysis, writing, revision, and publication of findings presenting the process not as a set of rules but through actual cases that put the subtleties of research in a useful context. Part One covers the principles and methods of research; Part Two covers writing, speaking, and getting one's work published. Benefits: NEW! Extensive new coverage of Web-based research. NEW! New examples and illustrations throughout. Complete, and for 50 years, the most authoritative text on historical research. Meant to be read, including a wealth of examples from every period of history, the humanities, and the social sciences.