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A footnote to history

Robert Louis Stevenson

A footnote to history

eight years of trouble in Samoa

by Robert Louis Stevenson

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Published by Cassell & Company in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Samoan Islands

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Robert Louis Stevenson.
    SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 12950.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationviii, 322 p.
    Number of Pages322
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13555189M
    OCLC/WorldCa15546133

      “A Long Petal of the Sea: a Novel,” Ballantine Books, by Isabel Allende Isabel Allende’s new novel seeks to spotlight a footnote of history – and to connect the past and present in an epic. Footnote to history. London: Enitharmon ; Chester Springs, PA: Distributed in the USA by Dufour Editions, (OCoLC) Online version: Henry, Michael, Footnote to history. London: Enitharmon ; Chester Springs, PA: Distributed in the USA by Dufour Editions, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors.

    The weapon of pedants, the scourge of undergraduates, the bête noire of the "new" liberated scholar: the lowly footnote, long the refuge of the minor and the marginal, emerges in this book as a singular resource, with a surprising history that says volumes about the evolution of modern scholarship/5().   The footnote jousting could soon be moot, as the e-book may inadvertently be driving footnotes to extinction. The e-book hasn’t killed the book; instead, it’s killing the “page.”.

    [File Size: 67KB. Traditional Footnoting (History) The following provides a comprehensive beginner’s guide to the Traditional Footnoting referencing system as required by the discipline of History. General rules for authors, dates and editions apply to all sources of information including print, media and Internet sources.


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A footnote to history by Robert Louis Stevenson Download PDF EPUB FB2

From a book: 1 W. Eccles, Frontenac The Courtier Governor (Toronto: McClelland and Stewart Limited, ), [The information given in a footnote includes the author, the title, the place of publication, the publisher, the date of publication and the page or pages on which the quotation or information is found.].

The history, use and meaning of the footnote is a rather unlikely subject for A footnote to history book book, however, Grafton uses it to focus on the practice of history and the flesh-and-blood jealousies, mistakes and falsehoods which lie behind even the driest of academic by: The weapon of pedants, the scourge of undergraduates, the bête noire of the “new” liberated scholar: the lowly footnote, long the refuge of the minor and the marginal, emerges in this book as a singular resource, with a surprising history that says volumes about the evolution of modern scholarship.

In Anthony Grafton's engrossing account, footnotes to history give way to footnotes as 4/5(3). The weapon of pedants, the scourge of undergraduates, the bête noire of the “new” liberated scholar: the lowly footnote, long the refuge of the minor and the marginal, emerges in this book as a singular resource, with a surprising history that says volumes about the evolution of modern scholarship.

In Anthony Grafton’s engrossing account, footnotes to history give way to footnotes as. Chuck Zerby's The Devil's Details: A History of Footnotes A footnote to history book a fine essay about footnotes in which the author demonstrates how footnotes can be used in an interesting, lively, and intelligent way.

Unfortunately, the book length treatment feels a bit padded; there's really only enough material here for a long essay. The full title of the book demonstrates what awaits the by: 2.

Type your explanatory note after the footnote number. To footnote a book in MLA format, you must mention the author's name followed by a page reference. For instance, you might write, "For additional information on this subject, see Phillips ; for an oppositional view, see Carmine " Provide the bibliographic information on the works cited.

For history papers, every time you refer to work done by others, it's should be noted in the text with a footnote, and the note should list all the information the reader. The blurb for this book promises "the history of the footnote". What it delivers, however, is an enquiry into the role of the footnote in historiography, and its place in intellectual history.

Footnotes have various functions: they may expand on or digress from the main text in various ways, or they may provide source citations/5.

A Footnote to History book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Robert Louis Stevenson gives an eyewitness account of the batt /5.

5 Anthony Grafton, “The Footnote from De Thou to Ranke,” History and Theory 33 (): Amelia Kennedy She has served as a Teaching Fellow for courses on Medieval Europe, the Hellenistic World, Eastern Europe, and the History of Science and Medicine.

A note is a string of text placed at the bottom of a page in a book or document or at the end of a chapter, volume or the whole text. The note can provide an author's comments on the main text or citations of a reference work in support of the text.

Footnotes are notes at the foot of the page while endnotes are collected under a separate heading at the end of a chapter, volume, or entire work.

Footnote If an online source is also a print source (a journal or newspaper article, etc.) or has a clear online publishing date (such as online news sources), footnote it in the same way as you would footnote the source if it were in print, adding the URL and access date if the information is time sensitive: Size: KB.

allows you to search and view over 5 million digitized documents and photos from American history. Members can view, save and print the documents they find.

A nifty feature allows you to highlight a name, place or date and add an annotation. The weapon of pedants, the scourge of undergraduates, the bête noire of the 'new' liberated scholar: the lowly footnote, long the refuge of the minor and the marginal, emerges in this book as a singular resource, with a surprising history that says volumes about the evolution of modern scholarship.

Make sure that the footnote is necessary. Prior to using footnotes to further reference sources, ask your teacher how you should be citing sources and if footnotes are required. Most often MLA footnote format asks writers to make use of in-text citations, instead of a footnotes.

In this case, footnotes are reserved for supplementary information. To cite books, check the front pages of the book or the record in the library catalog to find the publication information you need to format the citation.

Sample Chicago style format for the first footnote or endnote for a print book: 1. Author's Name, Title of Book (Place of Publication: Publisher, Publication Date), Page : Matthew Coan.

How to Write Footnotes and Endnotes in MLA Style Further information on copyright and plagiarism. This Chapter deals only with simple and common examples on how to write Footnote and Endnote citations. Prior to learning how to write proper Footnote and Endnote citations, it is essential to first develop a stronger understanding of the MLA format.

A Footnote to E-Book History Syndicated columnist and NPR commentator Douglas Rushkoff's Exit Strategy will be published in print along with footnotes contributed by readers of the free e-book. Isabel Allende’s new novel seeks to spotlight a footnote of history - and to connect the past and present in an epic tale.

The goals were high but the results are mixed. “A Long Petal of the Sea” follows a family fleeing the Spanish Civil War and enduring repeated uprooting and upheavals over the course of their lives.

Anthony Grafton, Henry Putnam University Professor of History and the Humanities at Princeton University, is the author of The Footnote: A Curious History, Defenders of the Text, Christianity and the Transformation of the Book, and Forgers and Critics, among other books.

He writes regularly for the New York Review of : Harvard. Footnote for a Book 1. Author First Name Last Name, Book Title: In Italics (City of Publication: Publisher, Year), page range of referenced content.

For example: 1. Clarence Decker, The Victorian Conscience (New York: Twayne Publishers, ), Footnote for a Journal Article 2. Author First Name Last Name, "Article Title in Quotes," Journal Title in Italics volume number, no. Author: Susan Slaga-Metivier.Footnote citation for one interview in a multi-volume oral history: John Laird, Transcript of an oral history conductedin Out in the Redwoods: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender History at UC Santa Cruz, -Regional History Project, UC Santa Cruz Library, University of California, Santa Cruz,ppAuthor: Irene Reti.Place your cursor at the end of the line that needs a footnote.

Then, under the “Insert” Menu, select “Footnote”. Then follow the prompts and type in your footnote information/citation. If your source is a book with one author: Wendy Doniger, Splitting the Difference (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, ),