A Guide to Essay Writing, Vol. 5: A Teacher's Guide to Historical Inquiry
What is Inquiry?
Inquiry is a process that involves asking questions, analyzing evidence and information, and arriving at reasoned conclusions in order to establish truth, seek information, or deepen understanding. Inquiry is central to history: the word “history” comes from the Greek word ἱστορία or historia, which means inquiry, or knowledge acquired through research.volume-5-a-teachers-guide-to-historical-inquiry