HIST 3840 and 6500
Africa and the Atlantic World
Book Review Guidelines

Dr. Kenneth Wilburn
Department of History
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC, USA 27858
E-Mail Dr. Wilburn

Book Review Guidelines


1. double space; spell/grammar/style check
2. must have formal introduction, body, and conclusion
3. summarize book
4. identify audience
5. discuss how book helps you understand the content of our course
6. pull content from the book into your own experience
8. balance all parts of your review
9. limit your review to 500 words

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First Online: 31 October 2014
Last Revised: 21 July 2017