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On Doing Local History

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ISBN-10: 075910252X

ISBN-13: 9780759102521

Edition: 2nd 2003 (Revised)

Authors: Carol Kammen, Terry A. Barnhart

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Description:

Carol Kammen has updated this text to reflect more than 15 years of experience working with local historians. It dispels the myth that amateur historians, who are frequent practitioners of local history, necessarily produce a history less rigorous or useful.
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Book details

List price: $96.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: AltaMira Press
Publication date: 1/14/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 208
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946

Foreword
Preface to the Second Edition
Introduction
Local History's Past
Revising What Is Held as True
Thinking about History
Censorship
The Subjects of Local History
Journalists and Historians
Researching Local History
When Being Right Is Not Good Enough
Giving Back
The Great Document Exchange
The Local Historian
Adult Local History Workshops
The Past That Was Yesterday
One Last Thing
Index
About the Author