Doing History: Research and Writing in the Digital Age / Edition 2

Doing History: Research and Writing in the Digital Age / Edition 2

by Michael J. Galgano
     
 

ISBN-10: 1133587887

ISBN-13: 9781133587880

Pub. Date: 04/03/2012

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Whether you're starting down the path as a history major, or simply looking for a straightforward and systematic guide to writing a successful paper, you'll find this text to be an indispensable handbook to historical research. This text's "soup to nuts" approach to researching and writing about history addresses every step of the process, from locating your…  See more details below

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Whether you're starting down the path as a history major, or simply looking for a straightforward and systematic guide to writing a successful paper, you'll find this text to be an indispensable handbook to historical research. This text's "soup to nuts" approach to researching and writing about history addresses every step of the process, from locating your sources and gathering information, to writing clearly and making proper use of various citation styles to avoid plagiarism. You'll also learn how to make the most of every tool available to you-especially the technology that helps you conduct the process efficiently and effectively.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781133587880
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
04/03/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
580,888
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents


1. What is History? 2. Locating the Sources. 3. Tools for Analysis--Secondary Sources. 4. Primary Evidence. 5. Writing: The Research Paper. 6. Writing: The Short Essay. 7. Finishing the Paper. 8. Sharing Scholarship. Appendix A. A Reference Librarian's Guide to Historical Reference Works. Appendix B. Student Paul McDowell's Paper. Appendix C: CourseReader Assignments.

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