Most academic disciplines have a standard style manual that is used by the discipline’s practitioners.
Historical research is often multi-disciplinary—covering the arts, geography, literature, military science, and other social sciences. For additional resources related to a specific discipline, please view the following guides:
Use the tabs along the top of this guide to explore different resources, such as recommended journals and databases, books, primary source collections, or websites.
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Joseph A. Bailly, George Washington. Philadelphia, PA. Photo by Kimberly Vardeman.
If I am unavailable, the following resources may assist you.
1) Stephen Schlesinger and Stephen Kinzer, Bitter Fruit (2005)
2) Rigoberta Menchú and Elisabeth Burgos-Debray, I, Rigoberta Menchú (2010)
3) Greg Grandin, Empire’s Workshop (2006)
4) Ernesto Che Guevara, The Motorcycle Diaries (2003)
*Mary Lynn Rampolla’s A Pocket Guide to Writing in History is highly recommended and widely available as a how-to guide for your research paper.