A Historians Guide to Copyright

A Historians Guide to Copyright

by Michael Les Benedict


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A Historians Guide to Copyright by Michael Les Benedict

This primer for historians on copyright covers the history of copyright law and provides a detailed guide to copyright as it relates to research, publication, and teaching for historians.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780872291805
Publisher: American Historical Association
Publication date: 01/01/2012
Series: Students and Professional Concerns Series
Sales rank: 1,087,471
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 5.30(h) x 0.20(d)

About the Author

Michael Les Benedict is emeritus professor of history at Ohio State University and parliamentarian for the American Historical Association. He received his B.A. and M.A. degrees from the University of Illinois and his Ph.D. from Rice University. He has published numerous books and articles on American constitutional history and the history of the Civil War and Reconstruction. Among them are The Impeachment and Trial of Andrew Johnson (1973), A Compromise of Principle: Congressional Republicans and Reconstruction, 1863-1869 (1975), The History of Ohio Law (co-edited with John Winkler, 2004), The Blessings of Liberty: A Concise History of the Constitution of the United States (2d ed., 2005), and Preserving the Constitution: Essays on Politics and the Constitution in the Reconstruction Era (2006).

Table of Contents


The Purpose of This Guide

The Evolution of Copyright

General Principles and Rules of Copyright

Limits on Copyright for the Benefit of Users

Securing Permission to Use Copyrighted Work

Plagiarism and Copyright

Historians and the Penalties for Infringement

Registration and Notice




Further Reading and Information

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