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History for the public

History for the public

a report on the Historians-in-Residence Program with selected essays by members of the National Endowment for the Humanities summer institute "Historians, universities, and communities"

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Published by New York Historical Resources Center, Cornell University, Institute for Research in History in Ithaca, N.Y, New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (State),
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Public history -- New York (State),
    • New York (State) -- History, Local.,
    • United States -- History, Local -- Study and teaching (Higher)

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by G. David Brumberg, Margaret M. John, William Zeisel.
      ContributionsBrumberg, G. David., John, Margaret M., 1930-, Zeisel, William.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF119 .H57 1983
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 172 p. :
      Number of Pages172
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3191542M
      ISBN 100916582027
      LC Control Number83063399
      OCLC/WorldCa10403118


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