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The Resource American places : encounters with history : a celebration of Sheldon Meyer, edited by William E. Leuchtenburg

American places : encounters with history : a celebration of Sheldon Meyer, edited by William E. Leuchtenburg

Label
American places : encounters with history : a celebration of Sheldon Meyer
Title
American places
Title remainder
encounters with history : a celebration of Sheldon Meyer
Statement of responsibility
edited by William E. Leuchtenburg
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • America's leading historians talk about the sites where the past comes alive for them
  • "In American Places, more than two dozen of America's most gifted historians write about their own encounters with historic places, bringing a personal viewpoint to bear on a wide variety of sites, ranging from Monticello to Fenway Park."--BOOK JACKET
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
E159
LC item number
.A3857 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1922-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Meyer, Sheldon
  • Leuchtenburg, William E.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Historic sites
  • Historians
  • United States
  • United States
Label
American places : encounters with history : a celebration of Sheldon Meyer, edited by William E. Leuchtenburg
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 389-394)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Greensboro, North Carolina : a window on race in the American South
  • William H. Chafe
  • World War II Normandy : American cemetery and memorial
  • James C. Cobb
  • The Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial, Washington, D.C.
  • Robert Dallek
  • The Americanized Mannheim of 1945-1946
  • David Brion Davis
  • Vassar College
  • Carl N. Degler
  • Taking place
  • A fan's homage to Fenway : (or, Why we love it when they always break our hearts)
  • John Demos
  • Finding history in Woodside, California
  • Paula S. Fass
  • Boston Common
  • David Hackett Fischer
  • Charleston's Battery and New Orleans's Jackson Square
  • William W. Freehling
  • Climbing Stone Mountain
  • Louis R. Harlan
  • Peter Ginna
  • Memphis, Tennessee : the rise and fall of Main Street
  • Kenneth T. Jackson
  • Illinois's Old State Capitol : a tale of two speeches
  • Robert W. Johannsen
  • "A
  • little journey" : Elbert Hubbard and the Roycroft Community at East Aurora, New York
  • Michael Kammen
  • San Juan Island, Washington : the "Pig War" and the vagaries of identity and history
  • David M. Kennedy
  • 1048 Fifth Avenue
  • Cyberspace, U.S.A.
  • Alice Kessler-Harris
  • Queens
  • William E. Leuchtenburg
  • Gettysburg
  • James M. McPherson
  • Monticello
  • Merrill D. Peterson
  • The Musso & Frank Grill in Hollywood
  • Kevin Starr
  • The Polo Grounds
  • Edward L. Ayers
  • Jules Tygiel
  • Nassau Hall, Princeton, New Jersey
  • Sean Wilentz
  • Graceland
  • Joel Williamson
  • Montgomery
  • C. Vann Woodward
  • The Grand Canyon
  • Donald Worster
  • Sewanee : how to make a Yankee Southern : memories of the 1940s
  • Pennsylvania Avenue : the Avenue of the Presidents
  • Bertram Wyatt-Brown
  • Paul Boller
  • A monument for Barre : memory in a Massachusetts town
  • T.H. Breen
Control code
45209124
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xviii, 398 pages
Isbn
9780195130263
Lccn
00051638
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
American places : encounters with history : a celebration of Sheldon Meyer, edited by William E. Leuchtenburg
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 389-394)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Greensboro, North Carolina : a window on race in the American South
  • William H. Chafe
  • World War II Normandy : American cemetery and memorial
  • James C. Cobb
  • The Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial, Washington, D.C.
  • Robert Dallek
  • The Americanized Mannheim of 1945-1946
  • David Brion Davis
  • Vassar College
  • Carl N. Degler
  • Taking place
  • A fan's homage to Fenway : (or, Why we love it when they always break our hearts)
  • John Demos
  • Finding history in Woodside, California
  • Paula S. Fass
  • Boston Common
  • David Hackett Fischer
  • Charleston's Battery and New Orleans's Jackson Square
  • William W. Freehling
  • Climbing Stone Mountain
  • Louis R. Harlan
  • Peter Ginna
  • Memphis, Tennessee : the rise and fall of Main Street
  • Kenneth T. Jackson
  • Illinois's Old State Capitol : a tale of two speeches
  • Robert W. Johannsen
  • "A
  • little journey" : Elbert Hubbard and the Roycroft Community at East Aurora, New York
  • Michael Kammen
  • San Juan Island, Washington : the "Pig War" and the vagaries of identity and history
  • David M. Kennedy
  • 1048 Fifth Avenue
  • Cyberspace, U.S.A.
  • Alice Kessler-Harris
  • Queens
  • William E. Leuchtenburg
  • Gettysburg
  • James M. McPherson
  • Monticello
  • Merrill D. Peterson
  • The Musso & Frank Grill in Hollywood
  • Kevin Starr
  • The Polo Grounds
  • Edward L. Ayers
  • Jules Tygiel
  • Nassau Hall, Princeton, New Jersey
  • Sean Wilentz
  • Graceland
  • Joel Williamson
  • Montgomery
  • C. Vann Woodward
  • The Grand Canyon
  • Donald Worster
  • Sewanee : how to make a Yankee Southern : memories of the 1940s
  • Pennsylvania Avenue : the Avenue of the Presidents
  • Bertram Wyatt-Brown
  • Paul Boller
  • A monument for Barre : memory in a Massachusetts town
  • T.H. Breen
Control code
45209124
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xviii, 398 pages
Isbn
9780195130263
Lccn
00051638
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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