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Writing Local History

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This fascinating book looks at how local history developed from the antiquarian county studies of the sixteenth century through the growth of 'professional' history in the nineteenth century, to the recent past. Concentrating on the past sixty years, it looks at the opening of archive offices, the invigorating influence of family history, the impact of adult education and other forms of lifelong learning. The author considers the debates generated by academics, including the divergence of views over local and regional ...

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Writing Local History
2007, Manchester University Press, Manchester

ISBN-13: 9780719076602

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2007, Manchester University Press, Manchester

ISBN-13: 9780719029509

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