Nearby History: Exploring the Past Around You / Edition 3

Nearby History: Exploring the Past Around You / Edition 3

by David E. Kyvig, Myron A. Marty
     
 

ISBN-10: 0759112495

ISBN-13: 9780759112490

Pub. Date: 09/16/2010

Publisher: AltaMira Press

Acclaimed for nearly thirty years as the most comprehensive introduction to research in North American family and community history and updated to reflect the most recent techniques and call attention to the best published examples of work in the field, this book is a must read for aspiring and practicing public and local historians.  See more details below

Overview

Acclaimed for nearly thirty years as the most comprehensive introduction to research in North American family and community history and updated to reflect the most recent techniques and call attention to the best published examples of work in the field, this book is a must read for aspiring and practicing public and local historians.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780759112490
Publisher:
AltaMira Press
Publication date:
09/16/2010
Series:
American Association for State and Local History Series
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
290
Product dimensions:
6.33(w) x 9.41(h) x 0.89(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface to the Third Edition

Acknowledgments

1 Why Nearby History? 1

2 What Can Be Done Nearby? 17

3 Traces and Storytelling 45

4 Published Documents 61

5 Unpublished Documents 91

6 Oral Documents 113

7 Visual Documents 133

8 Artifacts 159

9 Landscapes and Buildings 177

10 Preserving Material Traces 193

11 Research, Writing, and Leaving a Record 211

12 Linking the Particular and the Universal 227

Appendices

A Forms to Request Information from Federal Agencies 259

B Sample Gift Agreements 263

C Sources of Archival Storage Products and Information 267

D Using the World Wide Web (WWW) in Nearby History 269

Index 273

About the Authors 283

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