The Evolution of a Book, Part 4: Funding Your Research

(The first three posts in this series are available at the following links: Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3.) One of the most important parts of completing a book is finding research funding. For historians, there are a number of sources of funding. Unfortunately, I wasn't very successful in obtaining research funding for the Jackson biography. Part …

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The Dissertation Process, Part 1

Last year, I wrote a Facebook note outlining the process that I went through to write my dissertation in 2001-02. I thought it might be useful to post it here for readers who might be graduate students who are pre-comps or who are just beginning the process. I've edited my original note to remove some personal …

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