Encyclopedia of Local History (American Association for by Carol Kammen, Amy H. Wilson

By Carol Kammen, Amy H. Wilson

The Encyclopedia of neighborhood History addresses approximately each element of neighborhood background, together with daily matters, theoretical methods, and traits within the box. This encyclopedia offers either the informal browser and the committed historian with adept statement through bringing the voices of over 100 specialists jointly in a single position. Authoritative but available, finished but captivating, Carol Kammen & Amy H. Wilson’s quantity is a deep source for historic agencies of any size.

The moment version good points new essays approximately doing neighborhood background in every one U.S. kingdom and Canadian province and addresses difficulties, technique, and technological adjustments within the box. Kammen and Wilson contain either expertise and foreign views to teach how the sphere has grown within the 21st century. This booklet continues to be a convenient reference software that no neighborhood historian’s table may be without!

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A diary kept by a schoolteacher in 1905 may have little monetary value, but if it is damaged by improper photocopying, or is stolen, it is still irreplaceable and its loss is a loss to history. Archives usually require that a researcher sign in to the reading room, provide identification and use materials under supervision. Most archives will charge a fee for reproducing images from its collection. Researchers should be aware of potential copyright issues involved in the reproduction and use of documents and images.

Indd 21 10/10/12 12:38 PM AltaMira press approximately 2,000 almanacs printed yearly. Those published locally often contain somewhat-eccentric information, but there is usually an interesting section of local advertising, announcements of local manufacturers, and other eclectic data. See Robert K. Dodge, A Topical Index of Early United States Almanacs, 1776–1800 (1997). See also advertising; herbal; library of congress. AltaMira press. AltaMira Press, a divi- sion of Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, is a leading publisher of books for local history professionals.

A committee consisting of a series editor, editorial advisory board, and staff members from AASLH and AltaMira review all proposals and manuscripts. The AASLH book series now includes over seventy titles for local history professionals, including this encyclopedia. AltaMira also publishes textbooks, reference works, scholarly monographs, general interest books, and trade titles in the fields of museum studies, anthropology, archaeology, and food studies. com/altamira. Marissa Parks AltaMira Press alumni records.

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