A Short Guide to Writing about History / Edition 6

A Short Guide to Writing about History / Edition 6

by Richard A. Marius, Melvin E. Page, Melvin E. Page
     
 

ISBN-10: 0321435362

ISBN-13: 9780321435361

Pub. Date: 10/06/2006

Publisher: Longman

This engaging and practical book helps readers get beyond merely compiling dates and facts; it teaches them how to incorporate their own ideas onto paper and to tell a story about history that interests them and their peers. The new edition includes new sections on using, evaluating, and citing online sources, and new writing samples from diverse historical areas to…  See more details below

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This engaging and practical book helps readers get beyond merely compiling dates and facts; it teaches them how to incorporate their own ideas onto paper and to tell a story about history that interests them and their peers. The new edition includes new sections on using, evaluating, and citing online sources, and new writing samples from diverse historical areas to illustrate concepts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321435361
Publisher:
Longman
Publication date:
10/06/2006
Series:
Short Guides Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.36(w) x 8.32(h) x 0.52(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction1
1The Essay in History13
2Thinking about History29
3Modes of Historical Writing49
4Gathering Information and Writing Drafts72
5A Sample Research Paper in History109
6Documenting your Sources136
7Suggestions about Style146
8Conventions161
App. ABook Reviews175
App. BEssay Examinations179
Credits185
Index187

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