Zen and the Art of Local History is an engaging, interactive conversation that conveys the exciting nature of local history. Divided into six major themes the book covers the scope and breadth of local history: ac Being a Local Historian ac Topics and Sources ac Staying Relevant ac Getting it Right ac Writing History ac History Organizations Each chapter features one of Carol Kammenas memorable editorials from History News. Her editorial is a acall.a Each is followed by a response from one of more than five dozen prominent players in state and local history. These Respondents include local and public historians, archivists, volunteers, and history professionals across the kaleidoscopic spectrum of local history. Among this group are Katherine Kane, Robert aBoba Richmond, Charlie Bryan, and Cinnamon Catlin-Legutko. The result is a series of dialogues on important topics in the field of local history. This interactivity of these conversations makes Zen and the Art of Local History a unique offering in the public history field.Even so, there are memorials in Washington to foreign leaders and events in other countries, memorials outside of the guidelines that have been approved by the commission.10 Most of our hometowns do not have the political or specialanbsp;...
|Title||:||Zen and the Art of Local History|
|Author||:||Carol Kammen, Bob Beatty|
|Publisher||:||Rowman & Littlefield - 2014-08-14|