Timothy J. Shannon

Testimonials


Going to the Source is like a history laboratory: an engaging collection of introductions and documents that makes familiar topics seem fresh and new to students.”
— James D. Rice, State University of New York, Plattsburgh
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"Going to the Source is the most thoughtfully put-together source reader for U.S. history. From the choice of historical episodes and source types to pedagogical tools for each chapter, students learn how ‘to do’ history."
– Mary Ann Caton, University of Pittsburgh at Titusville

"Going to the Source, like no other source reader, illustrates the techniques of historical thinking used by historians and serves as a useful bridge between primary sources and secondary interpretations. The guidance and context provided give students the tools they need to read and interpret documents on their own."
– Andrew Wehrman, Marietta College

"Going to the Source is the most effective primary source reader in the field because it guides students in their analysis of the sources while providing an engaging variety of materials."
– Scott Stephan, Ball State University
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"Going to the Source is the most thoughtfully put-together source reader for U.S. history. From the choice of historical episodes and source types to pedagogical tools for each chapter, students learn how ‘to do’ history."
– Mary Ann Caton, University of Pittsburgh at Titusville

"Going to the Source, like no other source reader, illustrates the techniques of historical thinking used by historians and serves as a useful bridge between primary sources and secondary interpretations. The guidance and context provided give students the tools they need to read and interpret documents on their own."
– Andrew Wehrman, Marietta College

"Going to the Source is the most effective primary source reader in the field because it guides students in their analysis of the sources while providing an engaging variety of materials."
– Scott Stephan, Ball State University
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"The Introduction is one of the best I have read on the war. This is what a reader should be."

—Patrick Griffin, Notre Dame University

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Timothy J. Shannon

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