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A Century of American Historiography

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Edition:
1st
ISBN13:

9780312539481

ISBN10:
0312539487
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
12/14/2009
Publisher(s):
Bedford/St. Martin's
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Summary

Editor James M. Banner, Jr. has compiled a collection of 15 historiographical essays by respected scholars to provide an up-to-date overview of major topics in American History. Each essay offers a concise and insightful assessment of a central field such as religious history, women's history, cultural history, military history, and the history of ethnicity and migration. Contributors include Sean Wilentz, Emily Rosenberg, Donald Worster, and David Hollinger, among others.

Author Biography

James M. Banner Jr., is an independent historian in Washington, D.C. whose scholarly interests have focused on the history of the United States between 1765 and 1865. A leader in the creation of the National History Center and co-founder and co-director of the History News Service, he is currently writing a book about what it means to be a historian today. He is most recently the co-editor, with John R. Gillis, of Becoming Historians (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2009).

Table of Contents

Prefacep. v
Notes on Contributorsp. xi
American Political Historiesp. 1
More Than Great White Men: A Century of Scholarship on American Social Historyp. 11
American Intellectual History 1907-2007p. 21
America and the World: From National to Globalp. 30
Main Currents in American Cultural Historyp. 39
The Changing Contours of African American History during the Twentieth Centuryp. 52
American Military Historyp. 66
Expanding Boundaries: A Century of Legal Historyp. 78
American Religious History, 1907-2007p. 90
Century of Struggle: The History of Women's Historyp. 103
The Rise of Environmental Historyp. 114
A Century of Scholarship in American Immigration and Ethnic Historyp. 124
Regionalism and Sectionalism in American Historical Writingp. 141
American Urban Historiesp. 156
The Literature of American Indian Historyp. 170
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