How to Read a Primary Source
Patrick Rael’s “Reading, Writing, and Researching for History: A Guide for College Students” (Brunswick, ME: Bowdoin College, 2004) is a guide for students writing research papers. It covers how to read primary sources and secondary sources, how to analyze arguments and ask questions, the research process, the thesis, structure and organization, citations, and editing.
by: Patrick Rael
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- keywords: primary source; secondary source; website; writing