Sep 28, Samantha Worden rated it really liked it The book A Pocket Guide to Writing in History, was a quick and easy to understand book that helped the reader to go step by step through the writing process. A pocket Guide to Writing History is a simple to understand theory book, but can be seen as overly simplified. Rampolla is an assistant professor of history in Washington D. Rampolla specializes in medieval studies, and is not only published but presents The book A Pocket Guide to Writing in History, was a quick and easy to understand book that helped the reader to go step by step through the writing process.
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Home Features New to This Edition The trusted guide for writing and research skills in history courses, featuring The Chicago Manual of Style, 17th edition A Pocket Guide to Writing in History is the concise, trusted, and easy-to-use guide for the writing and research skills needed in undergraduate history courses.
Now thoroughly updated to reflect the Chicago guidelines, the ninth edition ensures that students have the most up-to-date advice and ample instruction for conducting responsible research. This ninth edition has been wholly updated to reflect the new Chicago style guidelines released in All the advice students need for writing and researching in any history course. This slim resource offers helpful strategies for working with written and nonwritten sources, approaching typical assignments, writing effective papers, following stylistic conventions, conducting research, documenting sources, and avoiding plagiarism.
Student-friendly tips and examples. Plentiful examples — including sample assignments and sample pages from a research paper — illustrate each step of the research and writing process. Thorough advice on avoiding plagiarism and documenting sources. Clear guidelines and examples help students determine what constitutes plagiarism and correctly paraphrase sources. Annotated documentation models and visual citation guides based on the Chicago Manual of Style demonstrate how to cite print, electronic, and nonwritten sources.
All documentation models and instructors have been updated according to the new Chicago style guidelines, including new internet documentation models for Twitter, Facebook, Podcasts, and YouTube videos.
New section on writing a visual source analysis. This new section walks students through the steps of completing an effective visual analysis assignment. New coverage of identifying "fake news.
Rampolla’s A Pocket Guide to Writing in History
African-Americans, recent immigrants, and other minority groups suffered social, political and economic inequalities and discrimination despite their desire to live as free citizens in a nation that espoused freedom and liberty. See pp How does Rampolla suggest that you organize your paper? For each primary source used minimum 3 from your selected chapter there should be an entry in the bibliography using this example format. Do not use APA format. For any direct quotation be sure to use a footnote or endnote to cite your source.
A Pocket Guide to Writing in History, Eighth Edition