UNLV HIST 422 - Study Guide (6 pages)

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Hist 422 - History Of Russia Since 1825
History Of Russia Since 1825 Documents

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Guidelines for the Research Paper History 422 I GENERAL GUIDELINES These guidelines are relevant if you have chosen the B track for HIS 422 otherwise see the guidelines for article reviews If you have selected track B then you have chosen note the italicized word for this course I offer these guidelines in order to give you a better idea of what I have in mind for this exercise These guidelines constitute a sacred and hallowed contract and covenant I assume that in turning in your papers you have read these guidelines and have agreed to abide by them Those who violate the guidelines will be mercilessly punished The purpose of the assignment aside from enhancing your knowledge of Russian history is to promote your skills in research critical thought synthesis and writing I have left the choice of topic open to you so that you may focus on those questions and issues that you find most interesting and relevant I am open to any topic as long as I am confident that there are sufficient sources in English I ask that you approve and discuss your topic with me so that I can get you started with suggested materials and help you along the way In general consultation with me throughout the process is a good idea since my purpose in being here is actually to enhance as well as to evaluate your performance With this in mind I have developed the following timetable 19 February Choose between A and B tracks 3 March Topics for your paper are due These should consist of a paragraph or so explaining the topic the question s you wish to answer and the ways you plan to go about doing so Before turning in your topic you should have touched base with me at least provisionally about the topic 31 March Preliminary bibliographies due Here you must provide a provisional list of books articles and other sources that you plan to use in your research You must have met with me in my office to discuss the topic and sources prior to submitting the bibliography Failure to do so will result in



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