How To Write History That People Want To Read by A. CurthoysHow To Write History That People Want To Read by A. Curthoys

How To Write History That People Want To Read

byA. Curthoys, A. Mcgrath

Paperback | June 17, 2011

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Drawn from decades of experience, this is a concise and highly practical guide to writing history. Aimed at all kinds of people who write history academic historians, public historians, professional historians, family historians and students of all levels the book includes a wide range of examples from many genres and styles.
ANN CURTHOYS Professor of History at the University of Sydney, Australia. In addition to writing about historical theory and method, she has written about many facets of Australian history, especially the relations between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples. Her previous books includeFreedom Ride: A Freedomrider Remembers(2002) and ...
Title:How To Write History That People Want To ReadFormat:PaperbackDimensions:265 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.6 inPublished:June 17, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230290388

ISBN - 13:9780230290389

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments Introduction: Navigating History in the 21st century Which History to Tell? Who is your History for? Crying in the Archives History in 3D: Visual, Oral and Material Sources How to Avoid Writer's Block Once upon a Time: Beginnings and Endings Narrative, Plot, Action! Styling Pasts for Presents Character and Emotion Footnote Fetishism: Quotes and Notes Tough Love: Editing and Revising Epilogue: The After Party Marketing, Celebrating and Reviews Notes Index