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Popularizing the past : historians, publishers, and readers in postwar America

Title
Popularizing the past : historians, publishers, and readers in postwar America / Nick Witham.
ISBN
9780226826981
0226826988
9780226826974
Publication
Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, [2023].
Copyright Notice Date
©2023
Physical Description
1 online resource ( ix, 220 pages)
Local Notes
Access is available to the Yale community.
Notes
Electronic reproduction. Berlin Available via World Wide Web.
Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on August 03, 2023).
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Variant and related titles
De Gruyter University Press eBook 2023.
Other formats
Print version: Witham, Nick Popularizing the Past Chicago : University of Chicago Press,©2023
Format
Books / Online
Language
English
Added to Catalog
September 20, 2023
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Intro
Contents
Introduction. What's the Matter with History? The Problem of Popularity in Postwar American Historical Writing
Part I. Popular History and General Readers
1. Richard Hofstadter: Popular History and the Contradictions of Consensus
2. Daniel Boorstin: Popular History between Liberalism and Conservatism
Part II. Popular History and Activist Readers
3. John Hope Franklin: The Racial Politics of Popular History
4. Howard Zinn: Popular History as Controversy
5. Gerda Lerner: The Struggle for a Popular Women's History
Conclusion. The Legacies of Postwar Popular History
Acknowledgments
Archival Abbreviations
Notes
Index
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Walter de Gruyter & Co. University of Chicago Press Complete 2023.
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