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256 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719029509


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Writing local history

John Beckett

Published by Manchester University Press

  • The only book of its kind currently on the market which looks at the study of English local history, and its relationship to other disciplines such as family history, from the sixteenth century to the present An authoritative work of reference by a leading practitioner in the field with 20+ years experience of teaching local history to undergraduate and M. A. students, and lecturing to local history societies
  • He is now Director of the Victoria County History, the most authoritative work of local history in this country today A book which shows how modern local history relates to family history, industrial archaeology, oral testimony, and a range of other modern interests, and at how they collectively constitute one of the most important areas of modern lifelong learning and leisure interests A book which will be essential reading for third year undergraduates, M.A. in local and regional history students, and interested amateurs, on the origin, growth and long development of local history in England, which brings the story down to the present day and enables the reader to understand the broad scope of local history in local and regional history students, and interested amateurs, on the origin, growth and long development of local history in England, which brings the story down to the present day and enables the reader to understand the broad scope of local history
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