The Best American History Essays 2008

The Best American History Essays 2008

by David Roediger
     
 

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This third annual volume from the Organization of American Historians, containing the best American history articles published between the summers of 2006 and 2007, provides a quick and comprehensive overview of the top work and the current intellectual trends in the field of American history. With contributions from a diverse group of historians, this collection

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This third annual volume from the Organization of American Historians, containing the best American history articles published between the summers of 2006 and 2007, provides a quick and comprehensive overview of the top work and the current intellectual trends in the field of American history. With contributions from a diverse group of historians, this collection appeals both to scholars and to lovers of history alike.

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“The 2008 edition of this ongoing project presents ten pieces that demonstrate the virtues of article-length historical scholarship. Each of this book’s four featured essays within the field of southern history demonstrates this blend of interpretive clarity and focused archival research.”—The Journal of Southern History
 
"This splendid gathering of uniformly excellent and multifariously focused annual history essays is an intellectual feast and a professional benchmark."
--David Levering Lewis, Julius Silver University Professor and Professor of History, NYU

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230605916
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
02/15/2008
Series:
Best American History Essays
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.96(w) x 9.11(h) x 0.68(d)

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