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Professor John H. Munro
Department of Economics
University of Toronto
150 St. George Street
Toronto, Ontario M5S 3G7
Updated on 9 January 2013
GENERAL GUIDES FOR WRITING ESSAYS IN MODERN EUROPEAN ECONOMIC HISTORY: ECO 303Y (for the academic year 2012 - 2013)
Rules, Regulations, and General Aids for Writing Economic History Essays:
There is some overlap but no inconsistencies in the first three documents (from different sources).
- Instructions on Writing Term Essays.
- Rules and Regulations for Term Essays in ECO 303Y.
- Summary of the Most Important Regulations for Term Essays: in PDF.
- Taking Notes for Your Term Essays: A Guide and a Model: the model note in this web document is in a linked PDF file.
- Jessie Lamontagne's Advice on 'How To Write A Good Essay' : Word Document
- Journals on Line: chiefly via J-Store, University of Toronto Libraries. This web site provides links to almost all journals
in economic history, economics, and history that provide useful articles in economic history and related subjects. Journal articles should form an important component of the research for your term essays.
You may and should also use the journal articles in the course-reader package, for the A list topic that you have chosen. Articles downloaded from this site, or elsewhere from the internet, do count as
legitimate sources for your essay (since they have all been published in a regular paper format, as well).
- Term Essay Title Page: Template: in MS-Word. Also available in PDF format. You must use this as
the title page for all your term essays in this course.
- Components of the Essay Mark: Research, Analysis, Exposition. PDF file, which is also available in MS -WORD
- Grades on the Mid-Year Tests and Term Essays: How to Get An "A": (without bribes).
- A Guide to Writing Better English: Common Faults in English Grammar and Syntax, in PDF format.
Also in MS Word; and in html format.
- The Academic Offence of Plagiarism: in html. Also available in in pdf format, somewhat
- How Not to Plagiarize: a web document created by Dr. Margaret Proctor, U of T
Coordinator, Writing Support, at the University of Toronto.
- Other Aids in Writing Economic History Essays: html web document.
Essay Topics in European Economic History: A General Guide in Choosing Topics and Writing Your Essay
- On the Importance of Writing Essays in Economic History: the difference between being taught (in high school) and learning (in a university). Please read --
and read with care.
- Master List of Essay Topics (A & B Lists) in ECO 303Y for 2012 - 2013 : Read this document first, and carefully, before choosing an essay topic. For each of these ongoing debate
topics, I have provided a summary of the major reasons why these topics continue to be so important in studying European economic history and development/
- ECO 303Y Essay Topics: First Term, Sept. - Dec. 2012 .
- Course Reader for ECO 303Y, Fall Term 2012: Package of Readings for Eco. 303Y1 in the First Term, Sept. - Dec. 2012.
- ECO 303Y Essay Topics: Second Term, Jan. - Apr. 2013.
- Course Reader for ECO 303Y, Winter Term 2013: Package of Readings for Eco. 303Y1 in the Second Term, January to April 2013.
- Recommended Readings for A and B List Essays in ECO 303Y.
The Economic History of Modern Europe, to 1914
BIBLIOGRAPHIES IN EUROPEAN ECONOMIC HISTORY
See also EH.Net [Economic History Network] Recommended list of
readings in European Economic History , prepared by Professor Timothy Guinanne of Yale University (for
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