Historical Writing Project

Book Review Assignments

College: Auburn University
Course: American Revolution and Early Nation, 1763-1800
Website: http://www.auburn.edu/~braunkh/hist5010.htm

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Course includes a critical book review and a research project. The research project is to focus on “a specific event from the era of the Revolution (1763-1800).” The paper must include primary as well as secondary sources.

College: Florida Atlantic University
Course: The Historical Experience
Website: http://wise.fau.edu/~kosgood/HIS5060/syllabus

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This contains a series of excellent assignments which include exercises using primary and secondary sources, and writing book reviews. The final project is quite large and includes a research prospectus, portfolio, and class presentation.