Introduction Larry Griffen and Marcel van der Linden; 1. Temporally recursive regression and social historical inquiry: an example of cross-movement militancy spillover Larry Isaac, Larry Christiansen, Jamie Miller and Tim Nickel; 2. Using event history analysis in historical research: with illustrations from a study of the passage of women's protective legislation Holly J. McCammon; 3. Spatial analysis Glenn Deane, E. M. Beck and Stewart E. Tolnay; 4. Fuzziness in multivariate classification of historical data Leonid Borodkin; 5. Narrative as data: linguistics and statistical tools for the quantitative study of historical events Roberto Franzosi; 6. The logic of qualitative analysis Charles C. Ragin; 7. Historical social network analysis Charles Wetherell; 8. Historical inference and event-structure analysis Larry J. Griffen and Robert R. Korstad.