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Object ID 2008.20.36
Title Encyclopedia of Local History
Object Name Book
Author Carol Kammen
Published Date 2000
Description Encyclopedia of Local History
By Carol Kammen and Paula Prendergast, Editors

Altamira Press

A reference book with terminology for conducting local history. Also has good explanations of arcane documents and verbiage for modern historians.

600 pages of informative, intriguing entries writtenby I30 distinguished historians

Covers the full range of U.S. and Canadian historical topics, from Account Books to Zouaves

Addresses key topics, concepts, resources,and organizations

Hundreds of cross references to related topics

Extensive bibliographies for further research

Appendixes on ethnic groups, religious organizations,and immigration rulings

Sponsored by the American Association forState and Local History

A basic resource for anyone interested in local history