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How to do local history : research, write, publish : a guide for historians and clients

Author: Gavin McLean
Publisher: Dunedin, N.Z. : Otago University Press, 2007.
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A brief and lively introduction to historical research, writing and publishing by a leading historian. This book explains how to use books and archives, and is full of practical tips on 'reading' the landscape, on oral history and on using illustrations effectively. The last chapter takes historians and their clients through the intricacies of internet and conventional publishing, using case studies of real books to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Local history
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McLean, Gavin.
How to do local history.
Dunedin, N.Z. : Otago University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)762957096
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gavin McLean
ISBN: 9781877372414 1877372412
OCLC Number: 137300968
Description: 96 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Chapter 1. Ideas and questions --
Chapter 2. Research --
Chapter 3. Writing --
Chapter 4. Publishing --
Appendix 1. Commissioning history --
tips for clients --
Appendix 2. Funding.
Responsibility: Gavin McLean.
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A brief and lively introduction to historical research, writing and publishing by a leading historian. This book explains how to use books and archives, and is full of practical tips on 'reading' the landscape, on oral history and on using illustrations effectively. The last chapter takes historians and their clients through the intricacies of internet and conventional publishing, using case studies of real books to explain terminology, scheduling, design, costing and selling.

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