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HIST 344: Historiography and Research Methodology: Home

History Research Proposal

Assignment Summary:

The purpose of a research proposal is to provide an explanation of what you are trying to do in your research project. As such, your proposal must include the following four elements:
  • A clear statement explaining the topic or thesis of your research
  • A discussion of how you are going to approach your topic of research. What is your plan of action for successfully completing it?
  • A discussion of the sources you plan or hope to use
  • Your current bibliography in Chicago Style

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