What makes history its own discipline, different from English or Philosophy? What kinds of questions do historians typically ask? What are they trying to understand? Historical thinking.
Techniques and questions to help students get the most out of reading their history textbooks, scholarly articles and books, and primary source documents.
Advice about how to write a thesis, how to support it with reasons and evidence, and how to cite sources.
Get advice about how to avoid the most common problems that History Department profs find in student papers.