A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertations

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University of Chicago Press, 1996 - Education - 308 pages
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For close to sixty years Kate L. Turabian's "Manual for Writers" has offered comprehensive and detailed guidance to authors of research papers--term papers, theses, and dissertations. Now the editors of "The Chicago Manual of Style" have revised Turabian's "Manual" to bring the details of style into conformity with the fourteenth edition of "The Chicago Manual." This new edition of "Turabian" also reflects the way students work today, taking into account the role of personal computers in the preparation and presentation of their papers.

The familiar organization of this popular book remains largely unchanged. Chapter 1 describes the parts of a long formal paper. Chapters 2-5 introduce the mechanics of writing style, from abbreviations to quotations. Chapters 6 and 7 show how to prepare and refer to tables and illustrations. The section on documentation, chapters 8-12, describes two of the most commonly used systems of citation; these chapters provide many examples including guidance on how to cite electronic documents. Chapter 13, on manuscript preparation, shows how to take advantage of word processing software to present the elements of a paper clearly and effectively. Chapter 14 offers more than two dozen sample pages illustrating ways of formatting some of the complex features found in many research papers.

Authoritative, comprehensive, easy to use, and filled with good sense, this new edition will be the standard for yet another generation of students and their teachers.

Kate Turabian (1893-1987) was dissertation secretary at the University of Chicago from 1930 to 1958. This manual and her "Student's Guide for Writing College Papers" made her name so well known thatshe has become "part of the folklore of Amererican higher education" ( "Quill and Scroll" ). John Grossman prepared and Alice Bennett copyedited the fourteenth edition of "The Chicago Manual of Style."

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Used this edition of Kate L. Turabian's "Manual for Writers" for the last few years of my undergraduate degree. Although it's essentially Chicago Manuel of Style, it's simplified, and much easier to ... Read full review

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This book was invaluable to me when I first began writing seriously in 1997. I own a copy and still refer to it often. Read full review

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Examples for the Turabian Style of Documentation
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Guide for Writers of Dissertations and Theses
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About the author (1996)

Turabian was editor of official publications and dissertation secretary at the University of Chicago for twenty-five years.

Grossman began his career as a graphic artist, locating in San Francisco where his design work received numerous awards. He also painted landscapes in oils, Governor Reagan presented one of his paintings to the Emperor and Empress of Japan and also to the President of Mexico.

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