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Public history readings

Public history readings

Author: Phyllis K Leffler; Joseph Brent
Publisher: Malabar, Fla. : R.E. Krieger, 1992.
Series: Public history series.
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Public history readings.
Malabar, Fla. : R.E. Krieger, 1992
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Phyllis K Leffler; Joseph Brent
ISBN: 0894644335 9780894644337 0894644343 9780894644344
OCLC Number: 20852879
Notes: Series statement from jacket.
Description: xiv, 535 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Historical methodologies: modes of thinking. Conceptualizations of order and time. "Problems in the study of history" and "Philosophies of history," in History: Meaning and Method / Donald Gawronski --
from Chaos: Making a New Science / James Gleick --
"Time, history, and the social sciences, in Fritz Stern, ed., The Varieties of History / Fernand Braudel --
"A reflection on historians and policymakers," in History Teacher / David Trask --
The historical perspective over time and its effects. "A discipline in crisis," in Truth in History / Oscar Handlin --
"Is the historical profession an 'endangered species?," in The Public Historian / Joan Hoff Wilson --
The goals of public history. "Editor's preface," in The Public Historian / G. Wesley Johnson --
"Public history: its origins, nature,a nd prospects," in The Public Historian / Robert Kelley --
"A critique of the professional public history movement," in Radical History Review / Howard Green --
"The public historian as advocate: Is special attention to professional ethics necessary?" in The Public Historian / Ronald C. Tobey --
2. Historical processes: research. The written record. "The raw materials," in The Pursuit of History / John Tosh --
"Drafting the Declaration," in The Declaration of Independence / Carl Becker --
Application I: Assorted documents. Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania "The rich lady over the sea," in John Scott, ed., Living Documents in American History / John Dickinson --
Abbot Emerson Smith, in Colonists in Bondage: White Servitude and Convict Labor in America: 1607-1776 --
Navigation and Townshend Acts, in William MacDonald, ed., Documentary Source Book of American History --
James Otis, in The Rights of the British Colonies Asserted and Proved --
Herbert Aptheker, ed., A Documentary History of the Negro People in the United States, Vol. I --
Frank Moore, ed., Songs and Ballads of the American Revolution --
Application II: Secondary sources. Material culture. James Deetz, from Invitation to Archaeology --
Simeon Bronner, "The idea of the folk artifact," in American Material Culture and Folklife: A Prologue and Dialogue --
Marshall Fishwick, "Introduction," in Icons of America --
David Gerald Orr, "The icon in the time tunnel,: in Icons of America --
John Schlebecker, "The use objects in historical research," Agricultural History --
David Kyvig and Myron Marty, "Preserving material traces,: in Nearby History --
Application: Material culture. Oral sources. Cullom David, Kathryn Back and Kay MacLean, "Understanding oral history,: in Oral History: From Tape to Type --
Tamara Hareven "The search for generational memory,: Daedalus --
James Davidson and Mark Lytle, "The view from the bottom rail," in After the Fact: The Art of Historical Detection --
William Lynwood Montell, from The Saga of Coe Ridge: a Study in Oral History --
Application: Oral evidence. George Mehaffy, Thad Sitton, and O.L. Davis, Jr., "Oral history in the classroom," in How to Do It --
3. Historical processes: analysis. Conceptualizations. Fernand Braudel, from The Mediterranean and the Mediterranean World in the Age of Philip II --
Ruth Schwartz Cowan, "The 'industrial revolution' in the home: household technology and social change in the twentieth century," Technology and Culture --
Stephen Kern, from The Culture of Time and Space: 1890-1918 --
Applications: Analysis. Policy analysis: The public sphere. Robert Kelley, "The history of public policy: Does it have a distinctive character and method?" in Federal Social Policy: The Historical Dimension, ed. D. Critchlow and E. Hawley --
Peter N. Stearns, "Forecasting the future: historical analogies and technological determinism," The Public Historian --
Richard Neustadt and Ernest May, "What to do and how: a summary," in Thinking in Time: the Uses of History for Decision Makers --
Applications: Policy analysis. Analysis: Cultural resource management. Michael Wallace, "Visiting the past: history museums in the United States,: Radical History Review --
Jay Anderson, "Living history: simulating everyday life in living museums," American Quarterly --
Albert Parr, "History and the historical museum," Curator --
4. Historical processes: presentation. Applications: modes of presentation. James Deetz, "The link from object to person to concept," in Museums, Adults, and the Humanities --
Brooke Hindle, "Museum treatment of industrialization: history, problems, opportunities," Curator --
Thomas Schlereth, "It wasn't that simple," Museum News --
James Curtis, "Clio's dilemma: to be a muse or to be amusing," in Material Culture and the Study of American Life, ed. Ian M.G. Quimby --
Lester Cappon, "The historian as editor," in In Support of Clio: Essays in Honor of Herbert A. Kellar, ed. W.B. Hesseltine and D. McNeil.
Series Title: Public history series.
Responsibility: [edited by] Phyllis K. Leffler and Joseph Brent.


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