In The Challenge of American History, Louis Masur brings together a sampling of recent scholarship to determine the key issues preoccupying historians of American history and to contemplate the discipline's direction for the future. The fifteen summary essays included in this volume allow professional historians, history teachers, and students to grasp in a convenient and accessible form what historians have been writing about.The most important way to improve public history, in fact, is for more academic historians to understand their own intellectual responsibilities as including the capacity to address the public. This essay began by noticing that public history is aanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Challenge of American History|
|Author||:||Louis P. Masur|
|Publisher||:||JHU Press - 1999-04-20|