9780312180065

Pocket Guide to Writing History

by
  • ISBN13:

    9780312180065

  • ISBN10:

    0312180063

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 3/1/1998
  • Publisher: Bedford/st Martins
  • View Upgraded Edition
  • Purchase Benefits
  • Get Rewarded for Ordering Your Textbooks! Enroll Now

Supplemental Materials

What is included with this book?

  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.
  • The Used, Rental and eBook copies of this book are not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included. This is true even if the title states it includes any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.

Table of Contents

Preface v
Introduction: How Historians Work
1(6)
Historical questions
1(2)
Historical sources
3(3)
Primary sources
3(1)
Secondary sources
4(1)
Primary or secondary?
5(1)
Evaluating sources
5(1)
How this manual can help you
6(1)
Approaching Typical Assignments in History
7(14)
Reading critically
7(3)
Writing history papers
10(9)
Summaries
10(1)
Book reviews
11(1)
Annotated bibliographies
12(1)
History papers: General approaches
13(1)
Short essays
14(1)
Historiographic essays
14(4)
Revising and editing your paper
18(1)
Taking essay exams
19(2)
Preparing for the exam
19(1)
The week before the exam
20(1)
Taking the exam
20(1)
Writing a Research Paper
21(7)
Thinking about your topic
22(1)
Taking effective research notes
23(1)
Getting ready to write
24(3)
Revising your research paper
27(1)
Following Conventions of Writing in History
28(13)
Considering the whole paper
28(8)
Your relationship to your subject
28(1)
The introduction and thesis
29(3)
The body
32(4)
The conclusion
36(1)
Considering word choice and grammar
36(5)
Word choice
36(2)
Tense
38(1)
Voice
38(2)
Use of the pronouns I, me, and you
40(1)
Quoting and Documenting Sources
41(33)
Using quotations
41(3)
Conventions for using quotations
43(1)
Avoiding plagiarism
44(3)
Paraphrasing to avoid plagiarism
45(2)
Citing sources to avoid plagiarism
47(1)
Downloading Internet sources carefully
47(1)
Documenting sources
47(2)
Footnotes or endnotes
47(1)
Bibliography
48(1)
The author-date method
48(1)
Documenting online sources
49(1)
Using quotations and documenting sources: A sample paragraph
49(1)
Documentation models: Notes and bibliographic entries
50(22)
Models for footnotes or endnotes
51(12)
Models for bibliography entries
63(9)
Sample bibliography
72(2)
Appendix A. Writing Guides of Interest to Historians 74(1)
General writing guides
74(1)
Guides to writing in history
74(1)
Appendix B. Library Resources in History 75(1)
Indexes and bibliographies
75(1)
Where to find overviews of topics in history
76(1)
Where to find concise information
77(1)
Where to find primary sources
78(2)
Internet resources
80

Rewards Program

Write a Review