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Historical Research : A Guide for Writers of Dissertations, Theses, Articles and Books - Bill McDowell

Historical Research

A Guide for Writers of Dissertations, Theses, Articles and Books

Paperback Published: 25th March 2002
ISBN: 9780582294592
Number Of Pages: 288

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This is the first practical guide to cover the various stages of a history research project, from the selection of the topic and the organization and interpretation of source material, through to the completion of the written-up record.""Whether it is for a dissertation, thesis article or, indeed, full-length book," Historical Research "deals with the purpose of research, and the implications, limitations and benefits of different research methods, as well as the effective presentation of the finished result.

The Study of History
The nature and value of history
History and the social sciences
History and the natural sciences
Research Methods
Research tools
Historical sources
Planning a research project
Locating and indexing source material
Evaluating source material
Research notes
Illustrate material
Research for a higher degree
Publication of article and books
Stylistic Conventions
Abbreviations, numbers and punctuation Typescript format
Footnote and bibliography references
Proofreading
Indexing
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ISBN: 9780582294592
ISBN-10: 0582294592
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 25th March 2002
Publisher: Pearson Education Limited
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.43
Edition Number: 1

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