A Pocket Guide to Writing in History (7th Edition) by Mary Lynn Rampolla PDF

By Mary Lynn Rampolla

ISBN-10: 0312610416

ISBN-13: 9780312610418

Pages note: PDF has 173 pages, identify has a hundred and sixty pages
Publish yr note: First released March 1st 1995, first edition
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An crucial writing, studying, and study device for all background scholars, A Pocket consultant to Writing in History deals a best-selling mix of concise but accomplished suggestion in a transportable and available structure.

This quick-reference consultant presents a realistic advent to commonplace historical past assignments, exercise serious interpreting talents, comparing and documenting assets, writing potent historical past papers, accomplishing study, and fending off plagiarism. development on its time-tested strategy, the 7th version deals increased, hands-on tips for writing and gaining knowledge of within the electronic age, and extra assurance on operating with basic and secondary assets.

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By Mary Lynn Rampolla

ISBN-10: 0312610416

ISBN-13: 9780312610418

Pages note: PDF has 173 pages, identify has a hundred and sixty pages
Publish yr note: First released March 1st 1995, first edition
------------------------

An crucial writing, studying, and study device for all background scholars, A Pocket consultant to Writing in History deals a best-selling mix of concise but accomplished suggestion in a transportable and available structure.

This quick-reference consultant presents a realistic advent to commonplace historical past assignments, exercise serious interpreting talents, comparing and documenting assets, writing potent historical past papers, accomplishing study, and fending off plagiarism. development on its time-tested strategy, the 7th version deals increased, hands-on tips for writing and gaining knowledge of within the electronic age, and extra assurance on operating with basic and secondary assets.

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In other words, you will need to generate a bibliography. A bibliography is a list of books and articles on a specific topic; it may include both primary and secondary 12/20/11 1:16 PM 28 3b Approaching Typical Assignments in History sources. An annotated bibliography begins with the information included in a bibliography and then expands on it by including a brief summary of each book or article and assessing its value for the topic under discussion. An annotated bibliography, then, demonstrates your ability to gather, examine, and evaluate materials pertaining to a particular subject.

In addition, you should do the following. • Determine whether the film is a documentary or a feature film. Who is the intended audience, and for what reason was the film made? • If the film is a documentary, note the academic credentials of the experts who provide the commentary. If it is a feature film, determine whether the filmmaker made use of professional historians as consultants. • For documentaries and feature films, analyze the interests and concerns of the producer, director, and screenwriter.

Is it designed to inform? Persuade? Sell a product? Does the site contain advertising, and if so, does it affect the way the content is presented? • Does the information on the site coincide with what you have learned about the subject from other sources? • Has the site been updated recently? • Does the site contain useful links to other sites? Are the linked sites affiliated with reputable institutions or persons? If you are still unsure whether an online source is reliable, it is best to consult your professor or a reference librarian.

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