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The Resource Engagement with the Past : the Lives and Works of the World War II Generation of Historians

Engagement with the Past : the Lives and Works of the World War II Generation of Historians

Label
Engagement with the Past : the Lives and Works of the World War II Generation of Historians
Title
Engagement with the Past
Title remainder
the Lives and Works of the World War II Generation of Historians
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., John Hope Franklin, Daniel Boorstin, C. Vann Woodward, Edmund S. Morgan, Barbara Tuckman, Eric Hobsbawn, Hugh Trevor Roper, Lawrence Stone -- aside from carrying the distinction as some of the most successful and well-respected historians of the twentieth century, these scholars found their lives and careers evolving amid some of the world's pivotal historical moments. Dubbed the World War II Generation, the twenty-two English and American historians chronicled by William Palmer grew up in the aftermath of World War I, went to college in the 1930s as the threats of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Palmer, William
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Historians
  • History
  • United States
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • Historians
  • History
  • Social conditions
  • United States
Label
Engagement with the Past : the Lives and Works of the World War II Generation of Historians
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
BibliographyAcknowledgments; Index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Introduction: Writing Historians' Lives; PART I: Lives; 1. Beginnings; 2. Harvard, the 1930s, and the Making of a Historical Generation; 3. Other American Colleges and Universities; 4. The English University Experience in the 1930s; 5. V Was for Victory; 6. Building Careers in the Postwar World; 7. At the Pinnacle (Mostly); 8. Teaching; PART II: Achievement; 9. The Cultural Critics; 10. The Controversialists; 11. The Archival Revolution; 12. Synthesis, Printed Sources, and Other Kinds of History; Conclusion; Appendix; Notes
Control code
ocn900344539
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (410 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813159270
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt129d1c9
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900344539
Label
Engagement with the Past : the Lives and Works of the World War II Generation of Historians
Publication
Bibliography note
BibliographyAcknowledgments; Index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Introduction: Writing Historians' Lives; PART I: Lives; 1. Beginnings; 2. Harvard, the 1930s, and the Making of a Historical Generation; 3. Other American Colleges and Universities; 4. The English University Experience in the 1930s; 5. V Was for Victory; 6. Building Careers in the Postwar World; 7. At the Pinnacle (Mostly); 8. Teaching; PART II: Achievement; 9. The Cultural Critics; 10. The Controversialists; 11. The Archival Revolution; 12. Synthesis, Printed Sources, and Other Kinds of History; Conclusion; Appendix; Notes
Control code
ocn900344539
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (410 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813159270
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt129d1c9
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900344539

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