The Resource The pursuit of local history : readings on theory and practice, edited by Carol Kammen

The pursuit of local history : readings on theory and practice, edited by Carol Kammen

Label
The pursuit of local history : readings on theory and practice
Title
The pursuit of local history
Title remainder
readings on theory and practice
Statement of responsibility
edited by Carol Kammen
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973
Index
no index present
LC call number
E160
LC item number
.P87 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1937-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kammen, Carol
  • American Association for State and Local History
Series statement
American Association for State and Local History book series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Local history
  • United States
Label
The pursuit of local history : readings on theory and practice, edited by Carol Kammen
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Published in cooperation with the American Association for State and Local History."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
  • Introduction: Local History - In Search of Common Threads / Carol Kammen -- 1. The Amateur Historian / Whitfield J. Bell, Jr. -- 2. Some Impressions of the Nonacademic Local Historians and Their Writings / David J. Russo -- 3. Local Historians and Their Activities / Judith M. Wellman -- 4. An Address Delivered Before the New-Hampshire Historical Society / Salma Hale -- 5. Deficiencies in Our History: An Address Delivered Before the Vermont Historical and Antiquarian Society at Montpelier, October 16, 1846 / James Davie Butler, Jr. -- 6. The Literature of American Local History: A Bibliographical Essay / Hermann E. Ludewig -- 7. The Value of Local History / Lewis Mumford -- 8. The Value of Local History / Constance McLaughlin Green -- 9. Nearby History: Connecting Particulars and Universals / David E. Kyvig and Myron A. Marty -- 10. State, Local, and Regional Studies / John Alexander Williams -- 11. Changes in the Community / Constance McLaughlin Green
  • 12. Challenges and Opportunities in Writing State and Local History / Michael Kammen -- 13. The Usable Past: A Study of Historical Traditions in Kansas City / Richard Wohl and A. Theodore Brown -- 14. A Manifesto: The Defense and Illustration of Local History / Paul Leuilliot -- 15. A Sense of Place: A Historian Advocates Conceptual Approaches to Community History / Shelton Stromquist -- 16. How Not to Write Local History / H. P. R. Finberg -- 17. The Local Historian: His Occupational Hazards and Compensations / John Walton Caughey -- 18. How to Write a Dull Town History / Geoffrey Elan -- 19. Local and Community History: Some Cautionary Remarks on an Idea Whose Time Has Returned / David A. Gerber -- 20. The Stuff of History / Robert Archibald
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
240 p.
Isbn
9780761991694
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
96009947
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u984977-01umb_inst
  • (Sirsi) AJU-0696
  • ltsw0142673
  • (OCoLC)34282787
Label
The pursuit of local history : readings on theory and practice, edited by Carol Kammen
Publication
Note
"Published in cooperation with the American Association for State and Local History."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
  • Introduction: Local History - In Search of Common Threads / Carol Kammen -- 1. The Amateur Historian / Whitfield J. Bell, Jr. -- 2. Some Impressions of the Nonacademic Local Historians and Their Writings / David J. Russo -- 3. Local Historians and Their Activities / Judith M. Wellman -- 4. An Address Delivered Before the New-Hampshire Historical Society / Salma Hale -- 5. Deficiencies in Our History: An Address Delivered Before the Vermont Historical and Antiquarian Society at Montpelier, October 16, 1846 / James Davie Butler, Jr. -- 6. The Literature of American Local History: A Bibliographical Essay / Hermann E. Ludewig -- 7. The Value of Local History / Lewis Mumford -- 8. The Value of Local History / Constance McLaughlin Green -- 9. Nearby History: Connecting Particulars and Universals / David E. Kyvig and Myron A. Marty -- 10. State, Local, and Regional Studies / John Alexander Williams -- 11. Changes in the Community / Constance McLaughlin Green
  • 12. Challenges and Opportunities in Writing State and Local History / Michael Kammen -- 13. The Usable Past: A Study of Historical Traditions in Kansas City / Richard Wohl and A. Theodore Brown -- 14. A Manifesto: The Defense and Illustration of Local History / Paul Leuilliot -- 15. A Sense of Place: A Historian Advocates Conceptual Approaches to Community History / Shelton Stromquist -- 16. How Not to Write Local History / H. P. R. Finberg -- 17. The Local Historian: His Occupational Hazards and Compensations / John Walton Caughey -- 18. How to Write a Dull Town History / Geoffrey Elan -- 19. Local and Community History: Some Cautionary Remarks on an Idea Whose Time Has Returned / David A. Gerber -- 20. The Stuff of History / Robert Archibald
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
240 p.
Isbn
9780761991694
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
96009947
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u984977-01umb_inst
  • (Sirsi) AJU-0696
  • ltsw0142673
  • (OCoLC)34282787

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