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2 edition of guide for the writing of local history. found in the catalog.

guide for the writing of local history.

Cumming, John

guide for the writing of local history.

by Cumming, John

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Published by Michigan Bicentennial Commission in [Lansing] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Michigan
    • Subjects:
    • Local history.,
    • Michigan -- Historiography.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 52-53.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF565.2 .C85
      The Physical Object
      Pagination53 p.
      Number of Pages53
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5170056M
      LC Control Number74621629

      Your Assignment for Writing History with Primary Sources There are several ways to make this a successful assignment. First, you might take any of the theses presented in the book and use information from primary sources to disprove it—the "trash the book. A product of the Wisconsin Writing Project, this guide for teachers is intended to offer a fresh focus for lesson plans, give students more responsibility for their own learning, provide direction for student involvement in the curriculum, and gain community support for the school, all by means of a project to study and write about local : Nancy S. Haugen.

      History writ large can tell you about events like the Long Depression of the late 19 th century, while local history can show the impact of this crisis on individuals, such as the Chisholm brothers from Oakville who left their home to seek their fortune in the coal mining industry in Buffalo. Learning about local history . Writing A Local History Book (Part 1) The story of how a handful of locals came to earn contracts with Arcadia Publishing Co. to produce local history books about the mid-Peninsula. By Janet Author: Janet Mcgovern.

      : Local history: A short guide to researching, writing and publishing a local history (Historical guides series) () by McLean, Gavin and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books Price Range: $ - $ HOW NOT TO WRITE LOCAL HISTORY. By H. P. R. Finberg [Extracted from Finberg, H. P. R. and V. H. T. Skipp Local History: Objective and Pursuit David and Charles, Newton Abbot, , pp. ]. Any one who wishes to avoid writing local history .


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A guide for the writing of local history Unknown Binding – January 1, by John Cumming (Author)Author: John Cumming. Writing Local History Today guides local historians through the process of researching, writing, and publishing their work.

Mason & Calder present step-by-step advice to guide aspiring Author: Thomas A. Mason. If you are a keen local history researcher then the next step is writing a local history. As a local historian you have the opportunity to create a picture of what a village, town or region was.

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Do you want to preserve the history. Wherever I’ve lived, I’ve wanted to know the history of that area. I’ve been working on local history projects for over 30 years. My other passion – writing, began during my teenage years, when I took my first writing course by correspondence.

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Passion/Interest. Your interest in a topic might arise from a passion for a particular subject inspired by a story you heard or a book. Writing a local history is ideal for new or established writers. My book provides the details writers need to create an engaging local church history. It takes time and money to write a local church history.

However, congregation members and the community will want to own a copy of the completed book. How to Write a Local History Book. Writing a local history book is a bit different from other kinds of publishing. For most publishers, you will have to prepare a proposal for a book first and submit it for approval, rather than completing a draft and shopping it around.

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