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.
📒Literature And History ✍ Ivie Edward Cadenhead
✏Literature and History Book Summary : Cover title.
📒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.
📒Rhetoric Cultural Studies And Literacy ✍ J. Frederick Reynolds
✏Rhetoric Cultural Studies and Literacy Book Summary : This volume presents a representative cross-section of the more than 200 papers presented at the 1994 conference of the Rhetoric Society of America. The contributors reflect multi- and inter-disciplinary perspectives -- English, speech communication, philosophy, rhetoric, composition studies, comparative literature, and film and media studies. Exploring the historical relationships and changing relationships between rhetoric, cultural studies, and literacy in the United States, this text seeks answers to such questions as what constitutes "literacy" in a post-modern, high-tech, multi-cultural society?
📒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.
✏Journal of Historical Studies Book Summary :
📒American National Biography ✍ John Arthur Garraty
✏American national biography Book Summary :
✏Author : Lawrence Henry Gipson
✏Release Date : 1967
✏ISBN : UOM:49015002226067
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
✏The British Empire Before the American Revolution The triumphant Empire Part I The Empire beyond the storm 1770 1776 Part II A summary of the series Part III Historiography Book Summary :