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Essaying the past : how to read, write, and think about history

Author: Jim Cullen
Publisher: Malden, Mass. ; Oxford : Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Part research manual, part study guide, and part introduction to the study of history, the second edition of Essaying the Past continues to be a complete resource for high school, college, and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Cullen
ISBN: 9781444351408 1444351400
OCLC Number: 829368245
Description: xiv, 210 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction to the student: why would you look at a book like this? --
Thinking and reading about history --
History: it's about time --
What's the story with history? --
The sources of history --
Good answers begin with good questions --
Search engines, research ingenuity --
How to read a book without ever getting to chapter one --
Writing about history --
Analysis: the intersection of reading and writing --
Making a case: an argument in three parts --
Defining introductions --
Strong bodies (I): the work of topic sentences --
Strong bodies (II): exposition and evidence --
Strong bodies (III): counterargument and counterevidence --
Surprising conclusions --
Scaling the summit: crystallizing your argument --
Writing is rewriting: the art of revision --
Putting it all together: the research essay (a case study) --
Conclusion: the love of history.
Responsibility: Jim Cullen.

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