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Writing History Essays 2ed

Author: Mabbett, I. W.
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Pub Date: 27/05/2016
Publisher: PALGRAVE MACMILLAN
ISBN: 9781137543660
Availability: In stock
Quick overview To write a good history essay, you need to have a solid understanding of both technique and history as a discipline. In this new edition, Ian Mabbett carefully takes you through every step of writing a history essay, from reading sources critically and taking notes, to planning and drafting the essay itself.
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To write history successfully, it is essential to understand the nuts and bolts of technique as well as the underlying principles which govern the whole process. Writing History Essays takes you step by step through the process of writing an assignment, breaking it down into a series of manageable tasks, including: * selecting sources* reading critically* taking notes* planning and drafting your essay* referencing correctly and avoiding plagiarism This book also takes you beyond the essay, with practical advice on writing book reviews, reports and dissertations, as well as guidance on sitting examinations. This new edition includes reflective questions at the end of each chapter and discussion of visual and web-based sources, making it an indispensable guide for history students.

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