Bunce Hall

American Studies

Tips for Success in History Classes

Benjamin, J. R. (2007). A Student's Guide To History (10th Ed.). Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's. This manual tells you everything from how to write a research paper in history to taking notes in a history class. Very useful for all history classes.

Green, A., & Troup, K. (1999). The Houses Of History : A Critical Reader In Twentieth-Century History And Theory. New York: New York University Press. This book shows the various schools of historical thought that have influenced historical writing.

Turabian, K. L. (2007). A Manual For Writers Of Research Papers, Theses, And Dissertations: Chicago Style For Students And Researchers (7th Ed.). Chicago: University Of Chicago Press. This book is the reference when you want to offer proper style and formatting for a history paper.