The History Handbook (2nd Edition) / Edition 2

The History Handbook (2nd Edition) / Edition 2

by Carol Berkin, Betty S. Anderson
     
 

ISBN-10: 049590676X

ISBN-13: 9780495906766

Pub. Date: 01/01/2011

Publisher: Cengage Learning


As with every area of study, success in a history course involves learning the tricks of the trade. THE HISTORY HANDBOOK is a no-nonsense guide to the skills you need to succeed. The authors offer practical information on how to read primary sources, research historical topics, correctly cite sources, and more. THE HISTORY HANDBOOK also offers tips for Internet…  See more details below

Overview


As with every area of study, success in a history course involves learning the tricks of the trade. THE HISTORY HANDBOOK is a no-nonsense guide to the skills you need to succeed. The authors offer practical information on how to read primary sources, research historical topics, correctly cite sources, and more. THE HISTORY HANDBOOK also offers tips for Internet research and evaluating online sources.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495906766
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
350,138
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents


Preface. 1. How Can I Succeed in My History Class? 2. There's So Much Weekly Reading Assigned for Class...How Can I Ever Do It All? 3. How Do I Study for History Tests? 4. How Can Maps Help Me Understand History? 5. How Can I Work Effectively with Primary, Secondary, and Fictional Sources in My History Class? 6. How Do I Manage Written Assignments? 7. How Do I Pick a Research Topic and Find Information for It? 8. How Do I Write a Research Paper? 9. How Do I Join Class Presentation Assignments and Debates Successfully? 10. What Is Plagiarism and When Would I Be Cheating on My Paper? 11. What Information Do I Have to Cite? 12. This Isn't English Class, So Why Do I Have to Correct My Grammar? 13. How Do I Make Computer Technology Work for Me? How Do I Succeed in an Online Class? 14. Are There Any Other Tips I Should Know? Glossary. Index.

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