Central Texas College Borderline Citizens Book Review

Central Texas College Borderline Citizens Book Review



Bibliographic Entry (Per Turabian style) 

Section 1: Introduction 

? Identify the Author and the Title of the book 

? Identify the Author’s thesis 

Section 2: Brief Summary of the Book 

? Identify the structure of the book (layout, organization, content) 

? Does the structure help/hurt the author’s argument ? 

? What methodology does the author use? 

? What is the scope of the book? (How broad or narrow is it?) 

Section 3: Strengths of the thesis/book 

? Identify the strengths of the book o Use quotations to support your argument 

? What are the sources? 

  1. Section 4: Weakness of thesis/book 
  2. ? Identify the weaknesses of the author’s argument 

? What is missing from the argument? o Scope? Limited or too big? o Did the evidence fall short? o Lack of sources or evidence? 

? Is the thesis successful or not? 

Section 5: Wrap up/ Conclusion 

? What is the audience of the book? 

  1. ? Is it worth reading in a class? 
  2. ? Where does it fit into the historiography?

? Readdress the author’s thesis 

Each section can have multiple paragraphs 

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