Historical Research Bible for Novel, Screenplay, Documentary & Thesis Writers

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

I~RESEARCHING PEOPLE

  • RECENT PAST (20th – 16th Centuries)
  • MEDIEVAL (5th to 15th Centuries)
  • CLASSICAL ANTIQUITY (4th Century AD – Distant Past)

PUBLIC

  • Finding Them
  • Reading Handwriting
  • Births, Marriages, & Deaths
  • Census & Tax Records
  • Military & Wars
  • Occupations & Guilds
  • Fraternal Organizations
  • Newspapers
  • Religion
  • Insurance Companies & Banks
  • Outlaws, rebels, criminals
  • Poets, philosophers, historians
  • Migrations
  • Tribe, Clan, Nationality, Language
  • DNA

PERSONAL WAY OF LIFE

  • Weights & Measures
  • Type of Residence
  • Daily Schedule
  • Clothing
  • Food
  • Accessories
  • Family Hierarchy
  • Medical
  • Rituals
  • Transportation
  • Education

II~RESEARCHING PLACES

Maps

  • Maps of World
  • Maps of Kingdoms
  • Maps of cities, towns & villages
  • Plat maps

Archaeology

Roads

Terraine

Transportation

III~RESEARCHING EVENTS

  • Wars
  • Weather
  • Political
  • Religious
  • Science-Medical
  • Invasions & Immigrations
  • Explorations
  • Outlaws
  • Disasters
  • Culture
  • Inventions

THE AUTHOR

Haddad has been researching the past since 1967 when decided to trace her family (which she did to the 1500s in England & Wales).

With part of her university degree in history and social science, Katheryn Maddox Haddad has written 17 historical novels.  She spends an average of 300 hours researching for each novel. Her filing cabinet is full of her research.

She has traveled to courthouses, cemeteries, old homesteads, ghost towns, old mines, and abandoned dumps.  She has spent hundreds of hours in historical libraries reading and deciphering old handwriting and dissecting ancient eye-witness diaries and logs as well as microfilm of ancient newspapers, censuses, etc.  She has interviewed copper miners, physicians, carpenters, blacksmiths, horse lovers, archaeologists.  She has read and analyzed Plato, Philo of Alexandria, Josephus, Seneca.

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THIS BOOK IS BEING FINALIZED.  WHEN PUBLISHED IT WILL BE 8-1/2″ X 11″ AND APPROXIMATELY 500 PAGES.

TO BE RELEASED JANUARY 2020