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Miller32
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Bluebook Question

Postby Miller32 » Sun Mar 04, 2012 10:24 pm

Anyone know the bluebook rule for how to short cite a Federalist paper? Thanks.

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Re: Bluebook Question

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Re: Bluebook Question

Postby Miller32 » Sun Mar 04, 2012 10:45 pm

Thanks. Anyone know the actual rule tho?

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Re: Bluebook Question

Postby kalvano » Sun Mar 04, 2012 11:11 pm

There is this amazing invention at the back of the Blue Book called....wait for it....an "index." In that magical and mysterious land, in between the romping unicorns and playful fairies, topics may or may not be organized in an alphabetical manner. But, if they were to be, it's certain that it would directly point you to the spot in the Blue Book dedicated to such things.

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Re: Bluebook Question

Postby Miller32 » Sun Mar 04, 2012 11:30 pm

Cool bro. Way to be.

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Re: Bluebook Question

Postby fundamentallybroken » Sun Mar 04, 2012 11:35 pm

I agree with the index suggestion. It just took me all of three seconds to look up how to cite a Federalist Paper, and that included going downstairs to get my Bluebook.

If you need more help, try looking in the index, under "F."

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Re: Bluebook Question

Postby Miller32 » Mon Mar 05, 2012 2:58 pm

All of the help has been great. Don't know what I would do without you guys.

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Re: Bluebook Question

Postby Bronte » Fri Mar 09, 2012 1:23 am

BB 15.8(c)(i) The Federalist.

When citing an entire Federalist paper, include the author’s name parenthetically and do not indicate a specific edition:

The Federalist No. 23 (Alexander Hamilton).

Group together papers written by the same author:

The Federalist Nos. 23, 78 (Alexander Hamilton), Nos. 10, 51 (James Madison).

When citing particular material within a paper, however, list the usual publication information for the edition cited:

The Federalist No. 5, at 53 (John Jay) (Clinton Rossiter ed., 1961).

[Me: bold is for large and small capitals.]




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