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Unformatted text preview: argue and says something directly. In the introduction and thesis, get to the main point (basic background info, tensions, etc). Use thesis as a constant guide throughout the paper; Thesis can also help you to determine what evidence to keep or reject. 3. Historical essays are built step-by-step on carefully acknowledged evidence; present evidence clearly and carefully, and fully acknowledge where you found the citation; what books mirror what you are looking at; research has to situate itself in the larger historiographies. Check out bibliographies for sources. 4. Historical essays reflect the dispassionate thoughts of the author 5. Historical essays are clearly written for an intended audience in mind; be clear and concise. Define important terms and provide context of what is written in paper....
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This note was uploaded on 09/29/2011 for the course HISTORY 3296 taught by Professor Clemis during the Fall '11 term at Temple.
- Fall '11