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The Resource The historian behind the history : conversations with Southern historians, edited by Megan L. Bever and Scott A. Suarez ; introduction by George C. Rable

The historian behind the history : conversations with Southern historians, edited by Megan L. Bever and Scott A. Suarez ; introduction by George C. Rable

Label
The historian behind the history : conversations with Southern historians
Title
The historian behind the history
Title remainder
conversations with Southern historians
Statement of responsibility
edited by Megan L. Bever and Scott A. Suarez ; introduction by George C. Rable
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Ten interviews with Southern historians--William Freehling, Laura Edwards, James McPherson, Gary W. Gallagher, Richard J.M. Blackett, J. Mills Thornton, Dan T. Carter, Theodore Rosengarten, Glenda Gilmore, and Pete Daniel--and an introduction by George C. Rable offer insights into their profession and the journeys they took"--
  • "The Historian behind the History brings together a collection of valuable interviews with prominent Southern historians conducted over the course of a decade by graduate students in the University of Alabama's history program for the journal Southern History. In the interviews, ten notable Southern historians and mentors illuminate the state of historiography, their experiences in the profession, and their thoughts about graduate education and southern history. The historians and their main topics include: Richard J.M. Blackett on antebellum and African American history; Dan T. Carter on Reconstruction, Civil Rights, and George Wallace; Pete Daniel on the New Deal and the Cold War South; Laura F. Edwards on the Early Republic, the Civil War, Reconstruction, and women's history; William W. Freehling on the antebellum South; Gary W. Gallagher on the Civil War; Glenda Elizabeth Gilmore on Jim Crow; James M. McPherson on the Civil War; Theodore Rosengarten on the Depression; J. Mills Thornton III on the antebellum South. In his introduction, award-winning author and historian George C. Rable draws together the multifaceted themes of these interviews, offering a compelling overview of the nature of the field. The Historian behind the History offers critical insights about the craft and professional life of the historian"--
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  • Provided by publisher
  • Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
975
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
E175.45
LC item number
.H56 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • handbooks
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1984-
  • 1980-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bever, Megan L.
  • Suarez, Scott A.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Historians
  • Historiography
  • Southern States
  • Southern States
  • HISTORY
  • HISTORY
  • HISTORY
  • Historians
  • Historiography
  • Southern States
  • Historiker
  • Geschichtsschreibung
  • USA
Label
The historian behind the history : conversations with Southern historians, edited by Megan L. Bever and Scott A. Suarez ; introduction by George C. Rable
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-199) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction -- George C. Rable; 1. Pursuing the Mysteries: A Conversation with William W. Freehling -- Christian McWhirter; 2. Reframing Narratives: A Conversation with Laura F. Edwards -- Megan L. Bever; 3. A Popular Historian: A Conversation with James M. McPherson -- Charity R. Carney; 4. No Better Way to Spend Your Life: A Conversation with Gary W. Gallagher -- Glenn David Brasher; 5. Modesty Goes a Long Way: A Conversation with Richard J.M. Blackett -- Blake Scott Ball
  • 6. Making Sense of Patterns: A Conversation with J. Mills Thornton III -- Joseph W. Pearson7. The Fullest Understanding We Can Muster: A Conversation with Dan T. Carter -- Michael W. Mansfield; 8. From the Bottom Up: A Conversation with Theodore Rosengarten -- Charles Kenneth Roberts; 9. Clicking the Trinoculars into Position: A Conversation with Glenda Elizabeth Gilmore -- Matthew L. Downs; 10. History without Boundaries: A Conversation with Pete Daniel -- Kerry M. Cohen; Selected Bibliography; Contributors
Control code
895009045
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 202 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817387846
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
portraits
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)895009045
Label
The historian behind the history : conversations with Southern historians, edited by Megan L. Bever and Scott A. Suarez ; introduction by George C. Rable
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-199) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction -- George C. Rable; 1. Pursuing the Mysteries: A Conversation with William W. Freehling -- Christian McWhirter; 2. Reframing Narratives: A Conversation with Laura F. Edwards -- Megan L. Bever; 3. A Popular Historian: A Conversation with James M. McPherson -- Charity R. Carney; 4. No Better Way to Spend Your Life: A Conversation with Gary W. Gallagher -- Glenn David Brasher; 5. Modesty Goes a Long Way: A Conversation with Richard J.M. Blackett -- Blake Scott Ball
  • 6. Making Sense of Patterns: A Conversation with J. Mills Thornton III -- Joseph W. Pearson7. The Fullest Understanding We Can Muster: A Conversation with Dan T. Carter -- Michael W. Mansfield; 8. From the Bottom Up: A Conversation with Theodore Rosengarten -- Charles Kenneth Roberts; 9. Clicking the Trinoculars into Position: A Conversation with Glenda Elizabeth Gilmore -- Matthew L. Downs; 10. History without Boundaries: A Conversation with Pete Daniel -- Kerry M. Cohen; Selected Bibliography; Contributors
Control code
895009045
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 202 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817387846
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
portraits
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)895009045

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