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Writing history : a guide for students

Author: William Kelleher Storey
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Bringing together practical methods from both history and composition, Writing History provides a wealth of tips and advice to help students research and write essays for history classes. The book covers all aspects of writing about history, including finding topics and researching them, interpreting source materials, drawing inferences from sources, and constructing arguments. It concludes with three chapters that  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Kelleher Storey
ISBN: 0195166094 9780195166095
OCLC Number: 51586545
Description: viii, 120 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Getting started --
Interpreting source materials --
Writing history faithfully --
Use sources to make inferences --
Get writing! --
Build an argument --
Narrative techniques for historians --
Writing sentences in history --
Choose precise words --
Revising and editing.
Responsibility: William Kelleher Storey.
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This guide for undergraduate writers of history papers offers advice to help students sharpen their writing skills in general and to understand writing conventions unique to history specifically. It  Read more...

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