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A Short Handbook for writing essays in the Humanities and Social Sciences

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Salvatore Allosso

Dan Allosso

Pub Date: 2019

ISBN 13: 9781466229105

Publisher: Independent

Language: English

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Reviewed by Matilda (Tillie) Yoder, Librarian, Goshen College on 7/10/19

The scope of this text is very clearly outlined in its title - it aims to guide students through the process of writing essays for humanities and social sciences courses. The Allossos succeed in creating a work that does just that, discussing... read more

 

Table of Contents

  • 1. Analyzing Texts, Taking Notes
  • 2. Discovering a Topic, Preparing for Discussion
  • 3. Creating a Thesis
  • 4. Ordering Evidence, Building an Argument
  • 5. Coherent Paragraphs
  • 6. Effective Sentences
  • 7. Appropriate Words
  • 8. Revising
  • 9. Revision Checklist

About the Book

A retired master teacher of English and Comparative Literature teams up with his son, a History professor, on a new version of the writing manual he wrote and used for decades at the University of California, Davis.

About the Contributors

Authors

Salvatore Allosso

Dan Allosso