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Writing Local History.

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Author/Creator:
Beckett, John.
Publication:
Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2007.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (257 pages)
Subjects:
Economic assistance, Domestic -- European Union countries.
European Union countries -- Social policy.
Local government -- European Union countries.
Marginality, Social -- European Union countries.
Poverty -- European Union countries.
Public-private sector cooperation -- European Union countries.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
This book describes the development of local history in England from its origins in the Middle Ages to its practise in the early twenty-first century. It looks also at how local history is related to archaeology, landscape, and family history.
Contents:
Intro
COPYRIGHT
Contents
Abbreviations
Acknowledgements
Preface
I Introduction
II The origins of local history
III Antiquaries at large: the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries
IV The parish and the town
V Local history marginalised
VI Local history and national history, 1880-1945
VII W.G. Hoskins and the founding of modern local history
VIII New approaches: the region and the community
IX New approaches: family history, towns, landscape and other specialisms
X The sources revolution
XI Local history today
XII Conclusion
Bibliography
Index.
Notes:
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Other format:
Print version: Beckett, John Writing Local History
ISBN:
9781847791337
9780719029509
OCLC:
818847117
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