Writing History Essays

In this new edition, Ian Mabbett carefully takes you through every step of writing a history essay, from reading sources critically and taking notes, to planning and drafting the essay itself.

Author: Ian Mabbett

Publisher: Red Globe Press

ISBN: 9781137543660

Category: Education

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To write a good history essay, you need to have a solid understanding of both technique and history as a discipline. In this new edition, Ian Mabbett carefully takes you through every step of writing a history essay, from reading sources critically and taking notes, to planning and drafting the essay itself.

The Essential Guide to Writing History Essays

The Essential Guide to Writing History Essays is a step-by-step guide to the typical assignments of any undergraduate or master's-level history program in North America.

Author: Katherine Pickering Antonova

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780190271152

Category: Education

Page: 337

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The Essential Guide to Writing History Essays is a step-by-step guide to the typical assignments of any undergraduate or master's-level history program in North America. Effective writing is a process of discovery, achieved through the continual act of making choices--what to include or exclude, how to order elements, and which style to choose--each according to the author's goals and the intended audience. The book integrates reading and specialized vocabulary with writing and revision and addresses the evolving nature of digital media while teaching the terms and logic of traditional sources and the reasons for citation as well as the styles. This approach to writing not only helps students produce an effective final product and build from writing simple, short essays to completing a full research thesis, it also teaches students why and how an essay is effective, empowering them to approach new writing challenges with the freedom to find their own voice.

Writing History Essays

The historian may use as evidence any written sources, including literature generally; thus historical sources overlap those of literary ... Scholars in different disciplines often use each other's techniques; this 8 Writing History Essays.

Author: Ian Mabbett

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781137543677

Category: Study Aids

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To write history successfully, it is essential to understand the nuts and bolts of technique as well as the underlying principles which govern the whole process. Writing History Essays takes you step by step through the process of writing an assignment, breaking it down into a series of manageable tasks, including: - Selecting sources - Reading critically - Taking notes - Planning and drafting your essay - Referencing correctly and avoiding plagiarism. This book also takes you beyond the essay, with practical advice on writing book reviews, reports and dissertations, as well as guidance on sitting examinations. This new edition includes reflective questions at the end of each chapter and discussion of visual and web-based sources, making it an indispensable guide for history students.

The Essential Guide to Writing History Essays

Developing the Five-Paragraph Essay Many American students are taught to write analytical essays according to the “fiveparagraph essay model.” This model represents the basic outline of argument-driven scholarly writing: an introduction ...

Author: Katherine Pickering Antonova

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780190271183

Category: History

Page: 352

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The Essential Guide to Writing History Essays is a step-by-step guide to the typical assignments of any undergraduate or master's-level history program in North America. Effective writing is a process of discovery, achieved through the continual act of making choices--what to include or exclude, how to order elements, and which style to choose--each according to the author's goals and the intended audience. The book integrates reading and specialized vocabulary with writing and revision and addresses the evolving nature of digital media while teaching the terms and logic of traditional sources and the reasons for citation as well as the styles. This approach to writing not only helps students produce an effective final product and build from writing simple, short essays to completing a full research thesis, it also teaches students why and how an essay is effective, empowering them to approach new writing challenges with the freedom to find their own voice.

Critical Historical and Miscellaneous Essays

History , Essay upon , 376-432 ; in what spirit it should be written , i . ... 377 , 409 ; Herodotus , as a writer of , 377-382 ; grows more sceptical with the progress of civilization , 385 ; writers of , contrast between , and writers ...

Author: Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay

Publisher:

ISBN: HARVARD:HN2GUB

Category: English literature

Page: 1100

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Essaying the Past

The second edition of Essaying the Past features a variety of updates and enhancements to further its standing as an indispensible resource to all aspects of researching and writing historical essays.

Author: Jim Cullen

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118292655

Category: History

Page: 225

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The second edition of Essaying the Past features a variety of updates and enhancements to further its standing as an indispensible resource to all aspects of researching and writing historical essays. Includes expert advice on writing about history, conducting good research, and learning how to think analytically Includes a new chapter addressing common situations that represent steps in the transition from a rough first draft to a final version Covers important topics such as framing questions, developing a strong introduction and topic sentences, choosing good evidence, and the crucial role of revision Includes an annotated case study that takes the reader through one student’s process of writing an essay, illustrating how strategies in the text can be successfully implemented New edition features updates to cultural references, a newly written preface, and reorganized table of contents

Critical Historical and Miscellaneous Essays with a Memoir and Index

History , Essay upon , 376-432 ; in what spirit it should be written , i . ... 377 , 409 ; Herodotus , as a writer of , 377-382 ; grows more sceptical with the progress of civilization , 385 ; writers of , contrast between , and writers ...

Author: Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay

Publisher:

ISBN: HARVARD:HWKZ8S

Category:

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How to Use Your Reading in Your Essays

... edn) Work Placements – A Survival Guide for Students Writing for Engineers (4th edn) Writing History Essays (2nd edn) Writing for Law Writing for Nursing and Midwifery Students (2nd edn) Write it Right (2nd edn) Writing for Science ...

Author: Jeanne Godfrey

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781352002980

Category: Study Aids

Page: 219

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Reading is part and parcel of academic writing, and knowing which sources to include in assignments and how to go about this process can be challenging. That's where this handy guide comes in. With over 20 years' experience in the field, Jeanne Godfrey is no stranger to essay writing. Taking students step-by-step through the process, from choosing their sources to checking their work, she helps students to develop the skills and confidence they need to use their reading effectively in their essays and get the best marks possible for their work. Concise and practical, it breaks down the 'why' and 'how' of using reading in academic writing and contains valuable guidance on paraphrasing, comparing the views of different authors and commenting on sources. This book is ideal for students of all disciplines, and can be used by college students, undergraduates and postgraduates. New to this Edition: - Part A contains new sections on how to target your reading, remain focused and know when to stop reading - New section on how to use reading in reports, supported by short report extracts - New two-colour text design to enliven the reading experience and make the text more accessible

Essays on the Teaching of History

The number of men in England who at the present time are writing history of some sort or another must indeed be very large . Very small may be the number of those who take the universe or universal mankind for their theme .

Author: Frederic William Maitland

Publisher: CUP Archive

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 136

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Historical Essays

And the important time between the end of Arnold's third volume and the opening of Dr. Merivale's History Mommsen has pretty well to himself among writers who have any claim to be looked on as his peers .

Author: Edward Augustus Freeman

Publisher:

ISBN: UCAL:$B704305

Category: Greece

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