Essaying the Past: How to Read, Write, and Think about History
Part research manual, part study guide, and part introduction to the study of history, Essaying the Past guides the reader through the nuts and bolts of producing good historical prose, offering key strategies and useful tips.
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Review: Essaying the Past: How to Read, Write, and Think about HistoryUser Review - Heather - Goodreads
Undergraduate-level investigation/intro to thinking about history. Not bad, but tries too hard to be "hip" in lots of places-- I don't particularly need references to "Kanye" or "Averil Lavigne ... Read full review
Review: Essaying the Past: How to Read, Write, and Think about HistoryUser Review - Destiney Linker - Goodreads
I can't believe I'm reading this book for a master's program, but, oh well, there it is. It was one of two books I have to read over the summer for a colloquium on US History I'm taking in the Fall ... Read full review
Why Would You Look at a Book Like This?
Reading to Get Writing
Its About Time
Whats 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
The Work of Topic Sentences
Exposition and Evidence
The Art of Revision
The Research Essay
The Love of History
Bibliographies and Footnotes