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Kate L. Turabian (1893–1987)

Autor(a) de A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertations

3 Works 8,540 Membros 26 Críticas 2 Favorited

About the Author

Kate L. Turabian literally wrote the book on successful completion and submission of the student paper. A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, These, and Dissertations, created from her years of experience with research projects across all disciplines, has sold more than nine million copies since mostrar mais it was first published in 1937. mostrar menos

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Conhecimento Comum

Outros nomes
Larimore, Laura Kate (birth)
Data de nascimento
1893-02-26
Data de falecimento
1987-10-25
Sexo
female
Nacionalidade
USA
Local de nascimento
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Local de falecimento
Los Angeles, California, USA
Locais de residência
Hyde Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Educação
Hyde Park High School, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Ocupações
dissertation secretary
Organizações
University of Chicago

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"She was born Laura Kate Larimore on Chicago’s south side, where she was also raised, graduating from Hyde Park High School. A serious illness prevented Kate from attending college. Instead she took a job as a typist at an advertising agency, where she worked alongside a young Sherwood Anderson. She met her husband, Stephen Turabian, in 1919, and began working at the University as a departmental secretary a few years later. In 1930 she became the University’s dissertation secretary, a newly created position in which every accepted doctoral thesis had to cross her desk. It was there that she wrote a small pamphlet describing the correct style for writing college dissertations."

"A devout Episcopalian, an accomplished cook, an enthusiastic and adventurous traveler, and a voracious reader whose erudition earned the respect of scholars of all ranks despite her lack of the customary academic credentials."

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A useful guide to double check how to properly cite your works in Chicago Style. However, most of the book is information that is not needed; I only used the quick citation guide.
 
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AliciaBooks | 24 outras críticas | Jul 11, 2021 |
Great reference book. Turabian provides examples of nearly every item you need for research and writing. I wish I could say that I did not have to read this book but it is an excellent reference tool.
 
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donbarger | 24 outras críticas | Mar 27, 2020 |
I'm not really done, done, as this is one of those reference books I'll continue to go back to. But it is written in an inviting manner.
 
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roniweb | 24 outras críticas | May 30, 2019 |
Indispensable for the writer in the Humanities, especially history. Not as comprehensive as Chicago, but short and easy to use. The newest edition has two color fonts that helps subject headings and citation examples stand out, but the new numbering system is a bit unhandy. (I mean, at one point: "17.8.3.5"! That's unhandy!) The internet citations are spruced up a bit. (I still hate the inclusion of the "author-date" system, but it appears only history and art history still use bibliographies and footnotes.) For the first time the index references the subject headings and not page numbers. Why still a four-star review? I looked up how to cite a map: 16.2.3, 16.4.3.1, 17.8.1 - in none of those are maps specifically mentioned or treated. And still, maps are treated as ephemeral reference works, and not true sources. (This angers a map historian like me, and most cartographic history journals have their own citation style for maps.)

Still, even with citation programs like Zotero out there, you must have Turabian on the shelf (not just for citations, but pesky grammar and style issues.)
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tuckerresearch | 24 outras críticas | May 29, 2013 |

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Obras
3
Membros
8,540
Popularidade
#2,816
Avaliação
3.9
Críticas
26
ISBN
36
Línguas
2
Marcado como favorito
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