Integrating ethical and practical advice on how to conduct historical research and write historical essays, Jim Cullen's Essaying the Past has been updated to address new digital advances. Chapters address sources, good research questions, and the research process, as well as practical issues such as how to write topic sentences and conclude your paper. Concise, clear chapters will provide a guide to navigating the tricky world of writing academic history papers in a way that will benefit you and your professors! Perfect for incoming freshmen, high school students, and homeschoolers preparing for college-level writing! 210 chapters, softcover.
Jim Cullen teaches history at the Ethical Culture Fieldston School in New York City. Cullen, a former Preceptor in the Expository Writing Program at Harvard University, is the author of several books, including The American Dream: A Short History of an Idea that Shaped a Nation (2003) and the forthcoming, provisionally titled Sensing the Past: Hollywood Actors as Historians.
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