Book Review Guidelines for All Books

Dr. Kenneth Wilburn
Department of History
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC, USA 27858
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Book Review Guidelines:

1. double space
2. use your software's spell/grammar/style checkers
3. create a formal introduction, body, and conclusion
4. summarize book
5. identify audience
6. discuss how book helps you understand the content of our course
7. pull content from the book into your own experience
8. in the context of philosophies of history shared in class, does this book represent progress or regression?
9. balance all parts of your review
10. limit your review to 500 words


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First Online: 31 October 2014
Last Revised: 7 August 2016