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English Local History: An Introduction (Sutton History Handbooks) Paperback – 22 Mar 2002

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  • Paperback: 256 pages
  • Publisher: The History Press; 2nd Revised edition edition (22 Mar. 2002)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0750927143
  • ISBN-13: 978-0750927147
  • Product Dimensions: 16.5 x 1.8 x 24.1 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 3 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 204,055 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"A book for which there is a crying need." --Journal of the Society of Archivists


This guide is designed as an introduction to local history for anyone who wants to know how local communities lived in the past and how to find out more about them. General themes and and questions for each historical period, combined with specific case histories, highlight the varieties of local experience and show how available materials can be pieced together. The book stresses the interconnectedness of local history with wider issues and urges local historians to abandon reliance on unconnected facts and dig deeper to uncover the general trends at work.

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