Nearby History: Exploring the Past Around You / Edition 2

Nearby History: Exploring the Past Around You / Edition 2

by David E. Kyvig, Myron A. Marty
     
 

ISBN-10: 0742502716

ISBN-13: 9780742502710

Pub. Date: 09/28/2000

Publisher: AltaMira Press

In the Second Edition of Nearby History, the authors have updated all chapters, introduced information about internet sources and uses of newer technologies, as well as updated the appendices. A comprehensive handbook on investigating the history of your community, family, local institutions, and cultural artifacts, Nearby History guides you in researching the

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In the Second Edition of Nearby History, the authors have updated all chapters, introduced information about internet sources and uses of newer technologies, as well as updated the appendices. A comprehensive handbook on investigating the history of your community, family, local institutions, and cultural artifacts, Nearby History guides you in researching the world close at hand. Nearby History provides insights on how to find and use published, unpublished, visual, and material records while also instructing on how to collect information through interviews, connect individual investigations with broader historical issues, and use photographs, documents, and objects in a study. Both professionally trained and self-taught historians will find this work an excellent resource in developing a more comprehensive view of the past. Individual books on Nearby History topics are also available as a part of The Nearby History Series.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742502710
Publisher:
AltaMira Press
Publication date:
09/28/2000
Series:
American Association for State and Local History Series
Edition description:
2nd Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.08(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.74(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Preface to the Second Edition Chapter 2 1. Why Nearby History? Chapter 3 2. What can be Done Nearby? Chapter 4 3. Traces and Storytelling Chapter 5 4. Published Documents Chapter 6 5. Unpublished Documents Chapter 7 6. Oral Documents Chapter 8 7. Visual Documents Chapter 9 8. Artifacts Chapter 10 9. Landscapes and Buildings Chapter 11 10. Preserving Material Traces Chapter 12 11. Research, Writing, and Leaving a Record Chapter 13 12. Linking the Particular and the Universal Chapter 14 Appendix A: Forms to Request Information from Federal Agencies Chapter 15 Appendix B: Sample Gift Agreements Chapter 16 Appendix C: Sources of Archival Storage Products Chapter 17 Appendix D: Using the World Wide Web (WWW) in Nearby History

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