This book is a synthesis of four decades of teaching experience by a well-known historian and history educator. The 14 essays provide practical advice for teachers and students to assist both in achieving the best results for teaching, learning, and writing about history. Part One offers a host of innovative suggestions for enlivening classroom presentations. Part Two addresses the problems of teaching students to write. Part Three focuses on history tests and exams, including the most effective ways to construct and respond to essay questions. Every teacher of history at the university level, and every serious student of history, will want a copy of this book.