A Short Guide to Writing about History is an ideal complement for any history course intended to teach students to think and write like historians. This engaging and practical text will teach students how to go beyond reporting the basic dates and facts of their history books and show them how to infuse their writing with their own ideas and unique perspective.
Covering brief essays and the documented resource paper, the text explores the writing and researching processes, different modes of historical writing (including argument), and offers guidelines for improving style as well as documenting sources.
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A Short Guide to Writing About History
Richard A. Marius (late) · Melvin E. Page
History is a story of events. A Short Guide to Writing About History helps students move beyond merely compiling dates and facts and teaches them how to express their ideas about history into their own story.
The principle of training students to think and write like an historian set forth by Richard Marius continues as A Short Guide to Writing About History remains the premier writing resource for all history students. Maintaining the exploration of the writing and researching processes, illustrations of the different modes of historical writing, and guidelines for improving style, the Sixth Edition has been augmented to address the key issues facing today’s writer, with expanded coverage of technology and writing.Changes to the sixth edition
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