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From dissertation to book

By: Germano, William.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Chicago The University of Chicago Press 2005Description: x, 141 p.ISBN: 9780226288468.Subject(s): Academic writing | Authorship - Marketin | EditingDDC classification: 808.02 Summary: All new PhD's hope that their dissertations can become books. But a dissertation is written for a committee, and a book for the world. William Germano's From Dissertation to Book is the essential guide for academic writers who want to revise a doctoral thesis for publication. The author of Getting It Published, Germano draws upon his extensive experience in academic publishing to provide writers with a state-of-the-art view of how to turn a dissertation into a manuscript that publishers will notice. Acknowledging first that not all theses can become books, Germano shows how some dissertations might have a better life as one or more journal articles or as chapters in a newly conceived book. (http://www.alibris.com)
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All new PhD's hope that their dissertations can become books. But a dissertation is written for a committee, and a book for the world. William Germano's From Dissertation to Book is the essential guide for academic writers who want to revise a doctoral thesis for publication. The author of Getting It Published, Germano draws upon his extensive experience in academic publishing to provide writers with a state-of-the-art view of how to turn a dissertation into a manuscript that publishers will notice. Acknowledging first that not all theses can become books, Germano shows how some dissertations might have a better life as one or more journal articles or as chapters in a newly conceived book. (http://www.alibris.com)

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