The Pocket Handbook for History / Edition 1

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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!

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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 best-selling author who is well known nationally. Kirszner, together with coauthor Stephen R. Mandell, has written best sellers for nearly every English market. They have the deepest publishing record of any literature anthology author team and have successfully published up and down the curriculum from developmental to literature.

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

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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.

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