Lots of readers offer lots of sources, but only Going to the Source gives students a clear method for how to use them. The reader's strong pedagogical framework, developed by historians with extensive teaching experience, helps students learn how to ask fruitful questions in order to evaluate documents effectively and develop critical reading skills. Mirroring the chronology of the U.S. history survey, each chapter introduces students to the excitement of working with documents by focusing on a single intriguing historical episode. The reader's wide variety of chapter topics that complement the survey course and its rich diversity of sources -- from personal letters to political cartoons -- provokes students' interest as it teaches them the skills they need to successfully grapple with historical sources.
Genre: History, Editor: Bedford/St. Martin's, Pages: 400 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 0312448228


Finance expert, law professor, and fellow overwhelmed consumer Kathryn Judge investigates the surprising ways that middlemen have taken control of the economy at the expense of the rest of us, and provides practical guidance about how to regain control, find more meaning, and contribute to a more sustainable economy. Over the past thirty years, middlemen have built intricate financial and retail empires capable of moving goods across the country and around the world—transforming the economy and our lives. Because of middlemen, we enjoy an unprecedented degree of choice and convenience. But the rise of the middleman economy comes at a steep price. In Direct, Columbia law professor Kathryn Judge shows how overgrown middlemen became the backbone of modern capitalism and the cause of many of its ailments. Middlemen today shape what people do, how they invest, and what they consume. They use their troves of data to push people to buy more, and more expensive, products. They use their massive profits and expertise to lobby lawmakers, tilting the playing field in their favor. Drawing on a decade of research, Judge shows how to fight back: Go to the source. The process of direct exchange—and the resulting ecosystem of makers and consumers, investors and entrepreneurs—fosters connection and community and helps promote a more just, resilient, and accountable economic system. Direct exchange reminds us that our actions always and inevitably impact others, as it rekindles an appreciation of our inherent interconnectedness. As Judge reveals in this much-needed book, direct exchange is both the cornerstone of the solution and a tool for revealing just how much is at stake in decisions about “through whom” to buy, invest and give.
Genre: Business & Economics, Editor: HarperCollins, Pages: 304 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9780063041981


It’s been almost 30 years since the first edition of Going to the Sources: A Guide to Historical Research and Writing was first published. Newly revised and updated, the sixth edition of this bestselling guide helps students at all levels meet the challenge of writing their first (or their first “real”) research paper. Presenting various schools of thought, this useful tool explores the dynamic, nature, and professional history of research papers, and shows readers how to identify, find, and evaluate both primary and secondary sources for their own writing assignments. This new edition addresses the shifting nature of historical study over the last twenty years. Going to the Sources: A Guide to Historical Research and Writing includes: A new section analyzing attempts by authors of historical works to identify and cultivate the appropriate public for their writings, from scholars appealing to a small circle of fellow specialists, to popular authors seeking mass readership A handy style guide for creating footnotes, endnotes, bibliographical entries, as well as a list of commonly used abbreviations Advanced Placement high school and undergraduate college students taking history courses at every level will benefit from the engaging, thoughtful, and down-to-earth advice within this hands-on guide.
Genre: History, Editor: John Wiley & Sons, Pages: 176 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9781119262749


Using an expert interview approach to primary research, this book shares secrets from professional researchers for integrating online skills with interviews, hands-on public records research, and documents and printed materials not available on the Internet. Provided are tips and resources for using online research to locate sources, prepare for interviews, and evaluate information. Topics covered include getting through gatekeepers, obtaining hard-to-find information, and using primary sources to complement online research.
Genre: Computers, Editor: Information Today, Inc., Pages: 452 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 0910965536


Lucy Maynard Salmon was a pioneer educator with a progressive spirit. Having earned a bachelor's and master's degree from the University of Michigan in 1876 and 1883, Salmon continued her studies under Bryn Mawr professor and future U.S. President, Woodrow Wilson. Thereafter, Salmon began her forty-year Vassar College career and earned a reputation as a nationally prominent historian, suffrage advocate, author, and teacher. She helped found the American Association of University Women, the American Association of University Professors, and the Middle States Council for the Social Studies. She was the only woman to serve on the American Historical Association's Committee of Seven and the first woman to be elected to its Executive Council. An advocate of the new social history, Salmon's teaching methods were novel at the time and continue to be relevant today. Indeed, Salmon advised students to «go to the sources».
Genre: Biography & Autobiography, Editor: Peter Lang, Pages: 194 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 0820455040


Lots of readers offer lots of sources, but only Going to the Source gives students a clear method for how to use them. The reader's strong pedagogical framework, developed by historians with extensive teaching experience, helps students learn how to ask fruitful questions in order to evaluate documents effectively and develop critical reading skills. Mirroring the chronology of the U.S. history survey, each chapter introduces students to the excitement of working with documents by focusing on a single intriguing historical episode. The reader's wide variety of chapter topics that complement the survey course and its rich diversity of sources -- from personal letters to political cartoons -- provokes students' interest as it teaches them the skills they need to successfully grapple with historical sources.
Genre: History, Editor: Bedford/St. Martin's, Pages: 416 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 0312448236


Super Smart Information Strategies: Go straight to the Source provides students with practical information on how to use primary sources. Readers are encouraged to think critically as they conduct research, collaborate with fellow students and present their findings in new and different ways.
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction, Editor: Cherry Lake Publishing, Pages: 32 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 1602796408


Many document readers offer lots of sources, but only Going to the Source combines a rich selection of primary sources with in-depth instructions for how to use each type of source. Mirroring the chronology of the U.S. history survey, each chapter familiarizes students with a single type of source while focusing on an intriguing historical episode such as the Cherokee Removal or the 1894 Pullman Strike. Students practice working with a diverse range of source types including photographs, diaries, oral histories, speeches, advertisements, political cartoons, and more. A capstone chapter in each volume prompts students to synthesize information on a single topic from a variety of source types. The wide range of topics and sources across 28 chapters provides students with all they need to become fully engaged with America's history.
Genre: History, Editor: Macmillan Higher Education, Pages: 404 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9781319106300


Many document readers offer lots of sources, but only Going to the Source combines a rich diversity of primary and secondary sources with in-depth instructions for how to use each type of source. Mirroring the chronology of the U.S. history survey, each of the main chapters familiarizes students with a single type of source — from personal letters to political cartoons — while focusing on an intriguing historical episode such as the Cherokee Removal or the 1894 Pullman Strike. A capstone chapter in each volume prompts students to synthesize information on a single topic from a variety of source types. The wide range of topics and sources across 28 chapters provide students with all they need to become fully engaged with America’s history.
Genre: History, Editor: Bedford/St. Martin's, Pages: 384 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 1319027490


"A delicious novel." —People "According to a Source, written by a real celebrity journalist insider, captures the Hollywood lifestyle perfectly." —PopSugar, 26 Brilliant Books You Should Read This Spring "Readers who relish celebrity gossip will have a blast ... in this fun, frothy read." —Booklist "Fast-paced and charming ... readers will eat [it] up." —Kirkus Reviews “I had SO much fun with this hysterical novel about Hollywood.” —Lucy Sykes, author of The Knockoff "Reminded me of Sophie Kinsella's Shopaholic--but with A-list celebrities instead of shoes!" —Lauren Willig, New York Times bestselling author "Abby Stern’s debut is dishy, wise, and full of heart. Think you can’t love a Hollywood gossip? Think again. Stern has written a winner." —Michelle Gable, New York Times bestselling author of A Paris Apartment and I'll See You in Paris Ella Warren loves her job working for celebrity news magazine, The Life, as an undercover reporter. Her evenings are spent using her alias to discreetly attend red carpet events, nightclubs, and Hollywood hotspots like the fabulous Chateau Marmont, where her eyes are always peeled for the next big celebrity story. When Ella’s new Devil Wears Prada-type boss starts a not-so-friendly competition among the reporters to find an exclusive story or be fired, the stakes are higher than ever. But is being in Hollywood’s elite inner circle worth jeopardizing her friendship with budding actress Holiday Hall and her relationships with her boyfriend and her family? As the competition grows fiercer, her life becomes intertwined in a public scandal that may cost her everything. A juicy, big-hearted novel about a young woman who loses herself in a fast-paced, glamorous world where finding your authentic self isn’t easy.
Genre: Fiction, Editor: Macmillan, Pages: 304 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9781250106803