We naturally choose to write about subjects that interest us. Historians should not however, let their own concerns and biases direct the wa; they interpret the. Find out more about A Pocket Guide to Writing in History, Eighth Edition by Mary Lynn Rampolla (, ) at Macmillan Learning. A Pocket Guide to Writing in History has ratings and 22 reviews. Savannah said: Mary Lynn Rampolla, an associate professor of history at Trinity Wash.

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Contents Why Study History? Finally, it concludes with discussion about avoiding plagiarism by correctly citing sources and making a bibliography.

I very well may end up using it in my classes. Doesn’t fit in pocket unless you’re like really obese and wear giant pants, wear cargo pants from the 90s, or you’re an NBA player who is 7 feet tall.

Autumn Jones rated it it was amazing Aug 29, The strengths of this book includes the hundreds of tips for research. Following the sections on sources Rampolla ppcket proper note taking this not only flows well but help with the step by step process of researching, presenting it in this fashion helps create a linear thought process with researching. This sriting an important thing to know for research, because it helps researchers decipher the way the research will go.


This is important because a strong outline often leads to a strong paper. Lists with This Book.

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A thesis is indeed one of the most important parts of a paper. Rampolla’s use of modern connections such as her reference to Harry Potter in the very beginning can intrigue some readers while turning off others looking for more in depth information.

This book had great tips on research guide lines, but it could add tl information on the organization of a paper. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

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Arianna rated it it was amazing May 06, Ratings and No Reviews. It provides multiple tips and tricks for learning Chicago.

A Pocket Guide to Writing in History, Eighth Edition

Her scholarly work focuses on medieval and early modern Europe, and her publications include articles fampolla Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies and entries in the Dictionary of the Middle Ages.

Naturally, it is important to know more about our past in order to explore and examine our present and future, both sociologically, politically and historically.


Mary Zell added it Aug 17, Good primer for introductory lower division courses on history.

It also gives amazing tips on writing a thesis statement on page Even though it covers most topics, there are a few that it completely ignores, such as annotated bibliographies. The book is great for those just entering into the field of history to help them understand common mistake that students make.

A Pocket Guide to Writing in History

This book earns a 4. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Operas added it Oct 24, About Mary Lynn Rampolla. She also giide the demographics of a research paper, from start to finish.

This book covers a broad span of the process of writing for history.

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