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

ISBN-10: 1405182792
ISBN-13: 9781405182799
Edition: 2009
Authors: Jim Cullen
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Book details

List price: $14.99
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/16/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Introduction to the Student: Why Would You Look at a Book Like This?
Reading to Get Writing:
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
Analysis: The Intersection of Reading and Writing
Writing to Get Read:
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
Writing is Rewriting: The Art of Revision
Putting It All Together: The Research Essay (A Case Study)
Conclusion: The Love of History
Appendices
Writing an Essay: Ten Easy Steps in Review
Lending Give a Hand: Bibliographies and Footnotes
Credit Scams: The Dangers of Plagiarism
Web of Lies: Weighing the Internet
DBQs and Reviews
A Glossary of Key Terms
More Reading About Writing
Acknowledgments
Index

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