Getting the Most Out of Your U.S. History Course: The History Student's Vade Mecum
The Third Edition of the "Vade Mecum features a wealth of suggestions on reading and reviewing the textbook, interpreting maps and graphs, taking lecture notes, preparing for examinations, using the library, citing sources, and writing reports and term papers. It includes treatment of such subjects as career possibilities for history majors; essay-test taking; evaluation of photographic and fine art historical sources; and writing tasks beyond book reports and research papers.
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