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Writing local history

Writing local history

Author: J V Beckett
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, [2013?] ©2007
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J V Beckett
ISBN: 9781847791337 1847791336
OCLC Number: 1233321154
Notes: Originally published in print: 2007.
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 244 pages)
Contents: The origins of local history --
Antiquaries at large: the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries --
The parish and the town --
Local history marginalized --
Local history and national history, 1880-1945 --
W.G. Hoskins and the founding of modern local history --
New approaches: the region and the community --
New approaches: family history, towns, landscape and other specialisms --
The sources revolution --
Local history today.
Responsibility: John Beckett.


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