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What are footnotes for?

The following document on the uses of footnotes has recently arrived in the ACIS office. While its anonymous author – identifiable as Australian from internal evidence and the Barossa Shiraz stain on the envelope – certainly intended to address a wider audience than scholars of Italy, it may also be useful to postgraduates and other students of il Belpaese. In earlier posts Catherine Williams and Theodore Ell have reflected on aspects of doing research in Italy; this document offers some thoughts on the ways that the results are written up.

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