History experts needed to write reference volumes for high school/college students and the general public.
Series: Historical Guides to Controversial Issues in America
Topics needed: Expansion of Executive Power; Political Correctness; Bush Presidency; War on Terror; Separation of Church & State; Torture/ Prisoner Abuse; Homeland Security; Racial Profiling; War on Drugs; Hate Crimes; Domestic Violence; Rape/ Date Rape; Global Warming; Alternative Fuels
75,000 words each; manuscript deadline of 12-18 months from contract signing
Each book will begin with an introduction of the current debate. Narrative chapters will follow, organized topically and focusing on the major issues in the historical and contemporary development of the debate from its beginning to the present. Each chapter will discuss the pro and con arguments associated with the issue.
Authors will be responsible for preparing and including a reference section containing a timeline of events, an annotated bibliography of books and electronic resources on the issue, any additional appendixes agreed upon by Author and Publisher, and a subject index to be prepared at the page-proof stage of production.
Authors must have Ph.D. and/or be independent scholars who are subject specialists and proven producers of pertinent publications. Co-authoring is fine. Please send current C.V. and relative writing sample. Replies only to qualified candidates.
Greenwood Publishing Group
Reference, Print & Electronic
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