A Short Handbook is a concise, step-by-step guide to taking notes, formulating a topic, creating a thesis, writing and revising an essay, with dozens of examples from actual student work. The authors are an experienced teacher and an award-winning writer, so the Handbook is easy to read and focused on delivering results.
A Short Handbook is available through the publisher and also through Amazon, Ingram, Baker and Taylor, and other traditional distributors, school and library sources. An excerpt can be downloaded by clicking here.
A Short Handbook for writing essays in the Humanities and Social Sciences
by Salvatore F. Allosso and Dan Allosso
A practical, step-by-step guide to writing college-level essays. By two people with the right experience:
Salvatore F. Allosso, Ph.D. is a master teacher of language and literature, with over 40 years experience teaching high school students and undergraduates. His original version of the Handbook has been in continuous use at a major West-Coast university for the past twenty years.
Dan Allosso, Ph.D. (ABD) is a writer and historian. He is the author of an award-winning young adult novel, Outside the Box, and is currently teaching undergrads at an East-Coast university while completing his dissertation and working on several fiction and non-fiction projects.
Available now. Click here to read an excerpt, and here to order. Here for the Kindle e-book version.
Chapter 4 (also on YouTube)
Chapter 3 (also on YouTube)
Chapter 2 (also on YouTube)
Chapter 1 (also on YouTube)
Chapter 1 extra: On Arguments (also on YouTube)
Introduction (also on YouTube)
Publication Date: Aug 11 2011
ISBN/EAN13: 1466229101 / 9781466229105
Page Count: 80
Binding Type: US Trade Paper
Trim Size: 6.14" x 9.21"
Related Categories: Education / Study Skills