Short Guide to Writing About History, A (6th Edition) (Short Guides Series) by Richard A. Marius

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Subjects:

  • Language & Linguistics,
  • Writing skills,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy,
  • Textbooks,
  • Language,
  • Composition & Creative Writing - General,
  • Historiography,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines / Composition & Creative Writing,
  • History,
  • Methodology,
  • Research

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9800639M
ISBN 100321435362
ISBN 109780321435361

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