The Pocket Handbook for History / Edition 1

Other Format (Print)
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $1.99
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 96%)
Other sellers (Other Format)
  • All (15) from $1.99   
  • New (6) from $25.00   
  • Used (9) from $1.99   

Overview

A truly portable reference guide, offering coverage of all of the topics that you would expect to find in a bigger and more expensive handbook, now can be customized for nine different disciplines!

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780759396104
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 11/7/2003
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 4.60 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Laurie G. Kirszner is a bestselling author and a practicing teacher who is well known nationally. Kirszner, together with coauthor Stephen R. Mandell, has written bestsellers for nearly every English market. They have the deepest publishing record of any handbook author team and have successfully published up and down the curriculum from developmental to literature.

Stephen R. Mandell is a bestselling author and a practicing teacher who is well known nationally. Mandell, together with coauthor Laurie G. Kirszner, has written bestsellers for nearly every English market. They have the deepest publishing record of any handbook author team and have successfully published up and down the curriculum from developmental to literature.

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Part 1: WRITING ESSAYS AND PARAGRAPHS. 1. Writing Essays. 2. Writing Paragraphs. Part 2: WRITING GRAMMATICAL SENTENCES. 3. Revising Comma Splices and Fused Sentences. 4. Revising Sentence Fragments. 5. Understanding Agreement. 6. Using Verbs Correctly. 7. Using Pronouns Correctly. 8. Using Adjectives and Adverbs Correctly. Part 3: WRITING EFFECTIVE SENTENCES. 9. Writing Varied Sentences. 10. Writing Concise Sentences. 11. Revising Awkward or Confusing Sentences. 12. Using Parallelism. 13. Placing Modifiers Carefully. 14. Choosing the Right Word. Part 4: UNDERSTANDING PUNCTUATION. 15. End Punctuation. 16. The Comma. 17. The Semicolon. 18. The Apostrophe. 19. Quotation Marks. 20. Other Punctuation Marks. Part 5: SPELLING AND MECHANICS. 21. Spelling. 22. Capitalization. 23. Italics. 24. Hyphens. 25. Abbreviations. 26. Numbers. Part 6: WRITING WITH SOURCES. 27. Writing Research Papers. 28. Using and Evaluating Library Sources. 29. Using and Evaluating Internet Sources. 30. Integrating Sources and Avoiding Plagiarism. Part 7: DOCUMENTING SOURCES. 31. Glossary of Terms. 32. Chicago Documentation Style. 33. Additional Writing Models. Part 8: PRACTICAL WRITING. 34. Designing Documents and Web Pages. 35. Writing for the Workplace. 36. Making Oral Presentation. Part 9: GRAMMAR, USAGE, and ESL REVIEW. A. Grammar Review. B. Usage Review. C. ESL Review.

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)