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Cullen, Jim

Essaying the Past: How to Read, Write, and Think about History

Cullen, Jim - Essaying the Past: How to Read, Write, and Think about History, ebook

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Part research manual, part study guide, and part introduction to the study of history, Essaying the Past guides the reader through the nuts and bolts of producing good historical prose, offering key strategies and useful tips.

  • Includes expert advice on writing about history, conducting good research, and learning how to think analytically
  • Covers important topics such as framing questions, developing a strong introduction and topic sentences, choosing good evidence, and the crucial role of revision
  • An annotated case study takes the reader through one student’s process of writing an essay and illustrates how strategies discussed in the book can be successfully implemented
  • Six appendices cover the major issues facing students today, such as the dangers of plagiarism and the role of the internet

Keywords: Writing, history writing, history paper, history, Historical Methods & Historiography

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
3
Page amount
216 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781119111948
Printed ISBN
9781119111900

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