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Local History in England - W. G. Hoskins

Local History in England

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Published: 8th October 1984
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Considered to be the classic introduction to the subject, this third edition has been carefully revised and updated to take account of the developments in the subject, and includes an extensive newly compiled bibliography and twice the number of illustrations as in previous editions.

This book may fairly be described as indispensable to anyone researching local history. Dr Hoskins puts his learning at the service of fellow workers; not only does he tell them what is to be found and how to go about finding it, he also encourages and directs them to the most profitable kind of inquiry. His book should have a most wholesome influence.' The Times Educational Supplement

List of illustrations
Preface
Acknowledgements
The local historian today
English local historians
The old community
Parish, manor and land
Church, chapel and school
Towns: topography
Towns: social and economical history
Fieldwork: the landscape
Fieldwork: buildings
Health, disease and populations
The home and family names
Some special tasks
Writing and publishing
Appendix: The ranking of provisional towns 1334-1862
Select bibliography
Index
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780582493711
ISBN-10: 0582493714
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 318
Published: 8th October 1984
Publisher: Pearson Education Limited
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.43
Edition Number: 3