All essays MUST conform to the following guidelines. This is not an attempt to make your life miserable; being able to apply the standards of historical writing (such as a thesis statement or footnotes) to your own work is an essential part of a history degree. Attention to detail in the finer points of presentation and style contributes to the overall professionalism of an essay, and lends more credence to its contents. Here is a brief survey of some of the more important elements of a history essay.
Although the book has only 17 pages it is divided into 4 parts:
1. The Writing Process 2. Format 3. Plagiarism and Referencing 4. Common Grammar and Punctuation Mistakes