Research Methods

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The research methods used for the bulk of this book were typical of those used by historians: reading, note-taking, compiling, creating tables, quoting, etc. The quantitative assessment about Thoreau’s visitations during his river years followed specific methods described in this section.

Link to Journal Methods.

Map:  Thoreau’s three rivers at their confluence, the T-junction of the Assabet River and Museketaquid.