Schedule of Requirements:
Kindly note that the deadline for submission for your assignment will be on March 1, 2010.
As part of the course requirement, you will be writing a book review. This is a a group project, i.e. with only 3-4 members per group. Chose a title of the book from the list below and post it the chosen title on here with the names of your members. No duplication of work. Note: Kasama pong ipapasa ang material na ginamit ninyo for the book review!
Titles: Titles for Book Review
Ateneo de Manila University Press
Bellarmine Hall, ADMU Campus
Katipunan Avenue, Loyola Heights
1108 Quezon City
- Why Counting Counts: A Study of Forms of Consciousness and Problems of Language in Noli me tangere and El filibusterismo
by Benedict R. O'G. Anderson
- An Anarchy of Families: State and Family in the Philippines
edited by Alfred W. McCoy
- American Empire and the Politics of Meaning: Elite Political Cultures in the Philippines and Puerto Rico during U.S. Colonialism
by Julian Go
- Ilustrado Politics: Filipino Elite Responses to American Rule
by Michael Cullinane
- The Spectre of Comparisons: Nationalism, Southeast Asia, and the World
by Benedict Anderson
- The Making of a Nation: Essays on Nineteenth-Century Nationalism
by John N. Schumacher, S.J.
- Philippine Social History: Global Trade and Local Transformations
by Alfred W. McCoy and Ed. C. de Jesus
- The Propaganda Movement, 1880-1895
by John N. Schumacher, S.J.
- Love, Passion and Patriotism: Sexuality and the Philippine Propaganda Movement, 1882-1892
by Raquel A.G. Reyes
- Translation and Revolution: A Study of Jose Rizal's Guillermo Tell
by Ramon Guillermo
- Re-Shaping the World: Philip II of Spain and His Time
edited by Dámaso de Lario
PUP (spelled out)
Sta. Mesa Manila
This book review
(Title of the Book)
(followed by the publishing company and year it was published)
is submitted to
(name of Professor)
as partial fulfillment of the course requirements in (subject and subject code)
(Specific: Give a bird's eye view of what your paper/book is about, with paragraphs no less than 4!)
Table of contents
The following questions are your guide for the review otherwise refer to the link posted above:
I. Introduction (of what the book is all about. Give a bird's eve view of what the book is all about)
II. Author and his/her thesis:
- Give the author's background (you may possibly do a back ground search of the author on the net or which ever available source that you have. Cite your source) Were the given source about the author affect the main thesis of his book? Explain.
- What is his/her style of writing.
- What is the author's major hypothesis; what's the purpose for writing this book? What are the most important pieces of evidence to support it?
III. Your views (you may refer to this link )
* What is the quality of the evidence -- convincing? adequate? are the sources recognized by others in the field
*Are there other works on the same or a similar topic? Cite the other works and cite the points of comparison/ similarity.
*Does any of the author's information (or conclusion) conflict with other books you've read, courses you've taken or just previous assumptions you had of the subject? (refer to the given link repetitively posted)
*What are the strengths and weaknesses of the book? Be sure that upon mentioning the key points (strengths / weaknesses, you cite the page or quote)
- Has the book influenced, strengthened or completely changed your thesis/ idea about the book? Explain.
- Would you recommend the book to all types of audience? Why or why not?
Deadline of submission of title for your book review: February 28
Deadline of submission of book review: Last Thursday of March
Specific: Place your papers in a short brown envelope with your name, course, yr. and section printed at the back (upper left portion).
Late submission will not be accepted!