book review, spring 2009

book review, spring 2009 - MLA Handbook or The Chicago...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Spring 2009 BOOK REVIEW—HIST 6B You are required to write a book review of Ray Huang, 1587: A Year of No Significance or Susan Mann, Precious Records: Women in China’s Long Eighteenth Century . The length of the paper should be 4-5 double-spaced pages, which will be evaluated on organization, clarity, writing, and the persuasiveness of the argument made to support the thesis of the paper. An important consideration is the degree to which the paper analyses the book rather than simply describing or summarizing it. All quotes and references to specific information must be footnoted as to sources. You can check
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: MLA Handbook or The Chicago Manual of Style for detailed guidelines of documentation. The paper will be due on Wednesday, February 18 . Papers that are submitted late will receive a grade of zero except in the excused cases or by prior arrangement with the instructors. If you want to want to see some examples of book reviews and documentations, please refer to Journal of Asian Studies or American Historical Review , which can be found in the library. Please come to see the instructors if you have any questions regarding this assignment....
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 09/07/2009 for the course HISTORY 6b taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Berkeley.

Ask a homework question - tutors are online