On Doing Local History American Association for State and Local History Book Series Since On Doing Local History has been an invaluable aid to local historians Now Carol Kammen has completely updated and revised this classic to reflect than fifteen years of experience working w

  • Title: On Doing Local History (American Association for State and Local History Book Series)
  • Author: Carol Kammen Terry A. Barnhart
  • ISBN: 9780759102538
  • Page: 346
  • Format: Paperback
  • Since 1986, On Doing Local History has been an invaluable aid to local historians Now Carol Kammen has completely updated and revised this classic to reflect than fifteen years of experience working with local historians She challenges all historians of the local to think about what they are doing and how they are doing it She dispels the myth that amateur historiaSince 1986, On Doing Local History has been an invaluable aid to local historians Now Carol Kammen has completely updated and revised this classic to reflect than fifteen years of experience working with local historians She challenges all historians of the local to think about what they are doing and how they are doing it She dispels the myth that amateur historians, who are frequent practitioners of local history, necessarily produce a history less rigorous or useful For many years the author of a column in History News, Kammen s thoughtful, level headed ideas and personable writing style will keep this book a classic for years to come.

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    1. Generally, an excellent resource for academic, public history, and what I'll term "free-lance historians." In writing this work, Kammen clearly feels that she has lived under her academic Historian husband's shadow and has clearly taken heat for being what she refers to as an 'amateur' historian. This work is her soap box, both to rant at professional historians for how they treat and view those historians working outside of academia, and (perhaps most interestingly) to chide her fellow 'amateur [...]

    2. Kammen’s book is an introduction to the field of local history: mostly basic stuff, with an interesting discussion of the requirement for footnotes in writing. Defined local history as the study of a narrow geographical area using a wide lens of investigation. Kammen had a wonderful attitude toward her subject, welcoming all skill sets from professional to amateur into the field…viz. local history is a big tent. Noted the three major periods when interest in local history advanced: the 1840s [...]

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