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Editing historical documents : a handbook of practice

Author: Michael E Stevens; Steven B Burg; American Association for State and Local History.; Association for Documentary Editing.; State Historical Society of Wisconsin.
Publisher: Walnut Creek, CA : AltaMira Press, ©1997.
Series: American Association for State and Local History book series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This authors of this guide aim to provide a reliable resource and easy access to the innumerable issues and practices that historical editors deal with daily in their profession.

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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
History
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Stevens, Michael E.
Editing historical documents.
Walnut Creek, Calif. : AltaMira Press, ©1997
(OCoLC)605181775
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael E Stevens; Steven B Burg; American Association for State and Local History.; Association for Documentary Editing.; State Historical Society of Wisconsin.
ISBN: 0761989595 9780761989592 0761989609 9780761989608
OCLC Number: 37221155
Notes: "Published in cooperation with the American Association for State and Local History, the Association for Documentary Editing, and the State Historical Society of Wisconsin."
Description: 264 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
Contents: What, why, how, and for whom? --
Selection and arrangement of documents --
General principles of transcription and proofreading --
Transcription: types of sources --
Presenting the text --
Principles of annotation --
Forms of annotation --
Special issues of access and indexing --
Front and back matter.
Series Title: American Association for State and Local History book series.
Responsibility: Michael E. Stevens, Steven B. Burg.
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