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Title The Organization of American Historians and the writing and teaching of American history / edited by Richard S. Kirkendall
Published New York : Oxford University Press, ©2011


Description 1 online resource (xii, 373 pages) : illustrations
Contents Cover -- Contents -- Introduction -- PART I: THE INSTITUTIONAL AND POLITICAL HISTORY OF THE MVHA�OAH -- 1 The Rise of a Modern and Democratic Learned Society -- 2 The Mississippi Valley Historical Association, 1907�1952 -- 3 From the MVHA to the OAH, 1951�1981 -- 4 The OAH in Troublesome Times, 1980�2000 -- 5 One Hundred Years of History: Extraordinary Change, Persistent Challenges -- PART II: THE MVHA�OAH AND THE FIELDS OF HISTORY -- 6 The Most Appropriate Subjects for Study -- 7 The Persistence of Political History
8 The Continental Empire and the Global Power9 Economic History and American Historians: From Integration to Segregation in One Century -- 10 The Battle for Military History: Success or Failure? -- 11 The Challenges to Traditional Histories -- 12 Social History and Intellectual History -- 13 The Long and Influential Life of Social History in the MVHR and the JAH -- 14 The MVHR, the JAH, and Intellectual History: From Margin to Mainstream -- 15 Immigration and the Tattered Narrative of Progressive History -- 16 The Slow Rise to Prominence of African American History
17 Women�s History: From Neglect to Prominence and to Integration18 The Presence of Native American History -- 19 The Wild One: Environmental History as Redheaded Stepchild -- 20 The History That Dare Not Speak Its Name -- 21 How Discipline Change Happens -- PART III: EDITING THE JOURNAL -- 22 A Learned Journal Adjusts to Change -- 23 Editing and the Challenges of Specialization, Audiences, Sites of Practice -- 24 Putting Together American History -- 25 Becoming the Editor -- PART IV: THE MVHA�OAH AND THE TEACHING OF HISTORY
26 The Shouldering of Responsibilities27 The MVHA and Teaching: A Strained Relationship -- 28 Why a Focus on Teaching Day? -- 29 The OAH and the Community College Professoriate -- 30 The Recent Years -- 31 A Plea for Equality -- PART V: THE MVHA�OAH AND PUBLIC HISTORY -- 32 Public History: Past and Present -- 33 Historians in the Federal Government -- 34 Discovering Public History in an Unlikely Place: UC, Santa Barbara, 1976 and After -- 35 Public History and the Academy: A Continuum of Practice -- PART VI: PRESIDENTIAL MEMORIES
36 The Sitting President Looks On�Uncomfortably37 The Transformation of the Annual Meeting -- 38 The Warm Memories of a Life Member -- 39 The Third Woman in the Presidency -- 40 The OAH in Philadelphia: The Musical -- 41 History�s Public Function -- 42 The OAH in St. Louis: The Protest -- Afterword -- Appendix: The Officers, 1907�2012 -- Notes on Contributors
Summary This century-long history of the Organization of American Historians-and its predecessor, the Mississippi Valley Historical Association-explores the thinking and writing by professional historians on the history of the United States. It looks at the organization itself, and pedagogical approaches and critical interpretations as played out in association publications, annual conferences, and advocacy efforts
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes English
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Subject Organization of American Historians -- History
Mississippi Valley Historical Association -- History
SUBJECT Mississippi Valley Historical Association fast
Organization of American Historians fast
Subject Curriculum planning -- United States -- History
Education -- Curricula -- United States -- History
HISTORY -- State & Local -- General.
Curriculum planning
Education -- Curricula
SUBJECT United States -- History -- Study and teaching.
United States -- Historiography.
Subject United States
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
Author Kirkendall, Richard Stewart, 1928-
LC no. 2010037521
ISBN 9780199830336