An avid researcher and a tenacious collector of original materials, Clark looks to the everyday items like the record book of a country store, the file of a small-town newspaper, or the diary of a young Gold Rusher for aids to the analysis of larger trends in history. Holman Hamilton conveys Clark's unique approach to his material and his enthusiasm for the common man in America's past.
|Publisher:||University Press of Kentucky|
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.00(d)|
About the Author
Holman Hamilton was a reporter and columnist with the Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette before receiving his Ph.D. in history from the University of Kentucky. He was a Guggenheim Fellow, Fulbright Scholar, and professor of history at the University of Kentucky as well as President of the Kentucky Civil War Round Table and University Fellow. He was the author or editor of many books, including Three Kentucky Presidents and Prologue to Conflict.