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Local history in Scotland

Donnachie, Ian (2012). Local history in Scotland. In: Kammen, Carol and Wilson, Amy eds. Encyclopedia of Local History. American Association for State and Local History Book Series. Lanham, Maryland: AltaMira Press, pp. 497–499.

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Reviews development of the subject taking account of recent scholarship in universities and by local historians in other contexts. Identifies trends in the subject, notably social, economic and community history, provides guidance on wide range of sources including web based materials.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Copyright Holders: 2013 AltaMira Press
ISBN: 0-7591-2048-X, 978-0-7591-2048-8
Extra Information: While largely devoted to the US, there are numerous generic entries on subjects of interest to British and Irish historians, as well as further entries dealing with England, Wales and Ireland. This is an enormously useful and comprehensive reference volume.
Keywords: Scotland; history
Academic Unit/Department: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > History, Religious Studies, Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Item ID: 35853
Depositing User: Ian Donnachie
Date Deposited: 07 Dec 2012 15:59
Last Modified: 04 Oct 2016 11:24
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