Encyclopedia of Local History

Encyclopedia of Local History

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How is local history thought about? How should it be approached? Through brief, succinct notes and essay-length entries, the Encyclopedia of Local History presents ideas to consider, sources to use, historical fields and trends to explore. It also provides commentary on a number of subjects, including the everyday topics that most local historians encounter. A handy reference tool that no public historian's desk should be without!On the one hand, they continue to show how societies are vibrant and actively engage in finding solutions to their problems. ... The following works were edited by Toyin Falola: Yoruba Historiography (Madison, Wisc., 1991), African Historiography: Essays in Honour off. ... In the nineteenth century, nostalgia had a pathological meaning: it was a form of melancholia brought on by acute homesickness.

Title:Encyclopedia of Local History
Author:Carol Kammen, Norma Prendergast
Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield - 2000-01-01


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