HIS 460: Sesquicentennial Project: Dissertations

Professor Rebecca McCoy, Spring 2015.

What is a Dissertation?

A dissertation is required of doctoral study; it is a lengthy, formal document that presents new research, and that argues in defense of a particular thesis.  Dissertations can be useful for in-depth research.

Image source:  Google Books.  1837.  Public domain.

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