5 edition of The writing of American history. found in the catalog.
The writing of American history.
|LC Classifications||E175 .K75|
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|Pagination||x, 387 p.|
|Number of Pages||387|
|LC Control Number||53008815|
Writing Early American History Alan Taylor. Foreword by Christopher Clark. pages | 6 x 9 Paper | ISBN | $s | Outside the Americas £ View table of contents and excerpt "Trained in the new social history, Taylor is especially attuned to diversity and conflict in early American . The American Historian invited three participants—a tenured professor, an editor, and an author—to discuss their experiences with writing books geared more towards a popular audience and how to navigate the unfamiliar terrain of trade presses.
A Natural History of Nature Writing is a penetrating overview of the origins and development of a uniquely American literature. Essayist and poet Frank Stewart describes in rich and compelling prose the lives and works of the most prominent American nature writers of the19th and 20th centuries, including. Firsting and Lasting is a crucial contribution to Native American studies, critical race theory, and the historiography of colonialism and its ideological legacy in New England. O’Brien’s meticulous genealogy of the ‘master narrative of Indian extinction’ that pervades nineteenth-century local histories—and persists to this day—is essential to the analysis of contemporary debates.
It is also true that writing history was then financially profitable, as we may see in the following cases: For the Conquest of Peru Prescott received $7, in cash the day the book went on sale, the edition being 7, copies, and for an English edition issued at the same time he got £ Many later editions were issued, and the total. Earlier information in: The Literature of American history, and its supplements Vols. for reprinted from the Annual report of the American Historical Association; issued as supplement to the report; , issued as v. 2 of the report; , .
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This is not the case with this book. To quote Eric Foner in the New York Times Book Review, " Historians may well view it as a step forward toward a coherent new version of American History." That this book is viewed as a "step forward" and a "new version" should give the reader pause as too its accuracy and purpose.
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Thankfully, McClay provides an extensive “additional reading” list to help satisfy a problem inherent to writing a one-volume overview of American history. Considering a new book of American.
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The authors introduce key forces and major developments that together form the American experience, with particular. Native American cultures have a rich history of oral literature. Mayan books from as far back as the 5th century are known, and it is believed that the Maya started writing things down centuries before that.
As a specific discipline viewed through the lens of European literature, American literature began in the early 17th century with the. Despite the title, the book is not a how-to on writing history. It's a collection of book reviews of early American histories written by the (multiple Pulitzer-winning) early American historian Alan Taylor.
(And here I am reviewing it--a bit meta, isn't it?) Taylor is /5.