Edward Channing And The Great Work
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📒Edward Channing And The Great Work ✍ D.D. Joyce
✏Edward Channing and the Great Work Book Summary : Twenty years after Edward Channing's death in 1931, historians differed rather widely in their evaluation of his work. A British author, surveying American historiography since 1890, was quite critical of Channing's major contribution, the six-volume History of the United States, contending that it "won only a contemporary reputation which is not wearing well. "l Referring specifically to the second volume of the History, this writer stated his feeling that it "added little of substance to what was to be found in earlier works," and that it "was so partisan as sometimes to be quite misleading. "2 Quite a different view was expressed by an American historian writing in the same year. He felt that Channing seemed "assured of a niche in the his torians' Hall of Fame as one of the giants of American historiography. "3 Many of Channing's findings were new, this writer emphasized, and had been useful to other historians. He concluded that Channing's History "wears well twenty years after his death," and, indeed, "remains one of the major accomplishments in the field of American historical writing. '" Some support is given to the latter interpretation by a poll of historians, once again dated 1952, to determine preferred works in American history published between 1920 and 1935. Channing's History finished eighth, fol lowing only the works of Parrington, Turner, Webb, Beard, Andrews, 5 Becker, and Phillips.
📒A History Of The United States ✍ Edward Channing
✏A History of the United States Book Summary : The sixth volume, on the Civil War Era, of Harvard historian Edward Channing's 'Great Work, ' A History of the United States, won the Pulitzer Prize for History in 1925. Unfortunately, the series went out of print some years ago. This new volume makes the essence of Channing's history available to a new generation of readers by reprinting highlights from each volume. Davis D. Joyce has written an extensive introduction which places Channing and his work in perspective in American historiography. Contents: I. The Planting of a Nation in the New World, 1000-1660; II. A Century of Colonial History, 1660-1760; III. The American Revolution, 1761-1789; IV. Federalists and Republicans, 1789-1815; V. The Period of Transition, 1815-1848; VI. The War for Southern Independence.
📒Who S Who Of Pulitzer Prize Winners ✍ Elizabeth A. Brennan
✏Who s who of Pulitzer Prize Winners Book Summary : List Pulitzer Prize winners in thirty-nine different categories, arranged chronologically, with biographical and career information, selected works, other awards, and a brief commentary, along with material on Pulitzer.
📒That Noble Dream ✍ Peter Novick
✏That Noble Dream Book Summary : The aspiration to relate the past 'as it really happened' has been the central goal of American professional historians since the late nineteenth century. In this remarkable history of the profession, Peter Novick shows how the idea and ideal of objectivity were elaborated, challenged, modified, and defended over the last century. Drawing on the unpublished correspondence as well as the published writings of hundreds of American historians from J. Franklin Jameson and Charles Beard to Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., and Eugene Genovese, That Noble Dream is a richly textured account of what American historians have thought they were doing, or ought to be doing, when they wrote history - how their principles influenced their practice and practical exigencies influenced their principles.
📒Literature And History ✍ Ivie Edward Cadenhead
✏Literature and History Book Summary : Cover title.
📒Genteel Rhetoric ✍ Dorothy C. Broaddus
✏Genteel Rhetoric Book Summary : An examination of how the New England intelligentsia set out to establish cultural independence from England through a uniquely American literature. It looks at Emerson, Lowell, Wendell Holmes and other, to show how the coherence of their voices broke when discussing slavery, abolition and war.
📒History And Historians ✍ Davis D. Joyce
✏History and historians Book Summary : A collection of essays concerned with what history is, why we should study it, and how to 'do' history. The primary focus of the volume is historiography: the history of historical writing, or the study of historians and their interpretations of history.
📒The Compromise Of 1850 ✍ Department of American Studies
✏The Compromise Of 1850 Book Summary : A study on problems in American civilization, prepared by the Department of American Studies, Amherst College.
📒American National Biography ✍ John Arthur Garraty
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