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…  See more details below

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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.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

“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 US
Publication date:
02/15/2008
Series:
Best American History Essays
Edition description:
2008
Pages:
274
Sales rank:
1,146,179
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.03(d)

Meet the Author

The Organization of American Historians is the largest learned society devoted to the study of American history. Since its founding in 1907, the OAH has promoted the study and teaching of the American past through its many activities.

David Roediger (Editor) is the Kendrick C. Babcock Professor of History at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is the author of numerous books, including Our Own Time: A History of American Labor and the Working Day (with Philip S. Foner), The Wages of Whiteness: Race and the Making of the American Working Class, and Towards the Abolition of Whiteness.

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