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The Resource How to write history that people want to read, Ann Curthoys, Ann McGrath

How to write history that people want to read, Ann Curthoys, Ann McGrath

Label
How to write history that people want to read
Title
How to write history that people want to read
Statement of responsibility
Ann Curthoys, Ann McGrath
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This practical book, drawn from decades of experience, is an indispensible 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
Cataloging source
ANL
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1945-
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Curthoys, Ann
Dewey number
808.0669
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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McGrath, Ann
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  • Historiography
  • History
  • History
Label
How to write history that people want to read, Ann Curthoys, Ann McGrath
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [239]-251) and index
Content category
text
Contents
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
Control code
000044357074
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 263 p.
Isbn
9781742230863
Isbn Type
(pbk.) :
Lccn
2011431703
System control number
(OCoLC)406318002
Label
How to write history that people want to read, Ann Curthoys, Ann McGrath
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [239]-251) and index
Content category
text
Contents
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
Control code
000044357074
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 263 p.
Isbn
9781742230863
Isbn Type
(pbk.) :
Lccn
2011431703
System control number
(OCoLC)406318002

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