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Essaying the past : how to read, write, and think about history, Jim Cullen

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Essaying the past : how to read, write, and think about history
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Essaying the past
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how to read, write, and think about history
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Jim Cullen
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eng
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index present
LC call number
D16
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.C83 2009
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
Essaying the past : how to read, write, and think about history, Jim Cullen
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [181]-182) and index
Contents
Introduction to the student : Why would you look at a book like this? -- pt. I: 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 -- pt. II: 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 -- Appendix A: Writing an essay : ten easy steps in review -- Appendix B: Lending a hand : bibliographies and footnotes -- Appendix C: Credit scams : the dangers of plagiarism -- Appendix D: Web of lies? : weighing the Internet -- Appendix E: DBQs and review -- Appendix F: A glossary of key terms -- Appendix G: More reading about writing
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23 cm.
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Extent
xi, 192 p.
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9781405182782
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(hbk. : alk. paper)
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2008028317
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(OCoLC)232656950

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