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Minds and waters : rewriting local history

Author: Joseph Anthony Amato
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English
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The author of this text proposes a bold approach to writing local history in this exploration of the meaning of place and home. Arguing that people of every place and time deserve a history, he  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Local history
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Anthony Amato
ISBN: 0520227727 9780520227729
OCLC Number: 232700333
Description: pages cm
Contents: MapsForewordIntroduction. The Concept and the Practitioners of Local History1. A Place Called Home2. Grasses, Waters, and Muskrats: A Region's Compasses3. The Rule of Market and the Law of the Land4. Writing History through the Senses: Sounds5. Anger: Mapping the Emotional Landscape6. The Clandestine7. Madness8. Madame Bovary and a Lilac Shirt: Literature and Local History9. The Red Rock: Inventing Peoples and Towns10. Business First and AlwaysConclusion: The Plight of the Local HistorianNotesAcknowledgments and SourcesIndex
Responsibility: Joseph A. Amato.

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