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Doing History Research and Writing in the Digital Age

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ISBN-10: 0534619533

ISBN-13: 9780534619534

Edition: 2008

Authors: Michael J. Galgano, J. Christopher Arndt, Raymond M. Hyser

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Whether you're starting down the path as a history major, or simply looking for a straightforward and systematic guide to writing a successful paper, you'll find this text to be an indispensable handbook to historical research. This text's "soup to nuts" approach to researching and writing about history addresses every step of the process, from locating your sources and gathering information, to writing clearly and making proper use of various citation styles to avoid plagiarism. You'll also learn how to make the most of every tool available to you?especially the technology that helps you conduct the process efficiently and effectively.
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List price: $76.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 5/23/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.594

Michael J. Galgano is a Professor of History and Head of the Department of History at James Madison University. His research interests include family history, social and gender history, and he teaches courses in World, Modern Europe, the History of the Family, and Historical Research Methods.

Raymond M. Hyser is a Professor of History at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia. His research interests include the study of race and ethnicity in the Gilded Age. He teaches courses in U.S. History, U.S. Business History, Gilded Age America, and Historical Methods.

Introduction
What is History?
Locating the Sources
Tools for Analysis -- Secondary Sources
Primary Evidence
Writing
Finishing the Paper
Student Paper Topics
A Reference Librarian's Guide to Historical Reference Works
Student Jack Sheehan's Paper