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Author Townsend, Robert B., 1966- author.
Title History's Babel [electronic resource] : scholarship, professionalization, and the historical enterprise in the United States, 1880-1940 / Robert B. Townsend.
Publication Info. Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2013.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOKS-DDA    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Building the historical enterprise, 1880 to 1910. Establishing a framework for "scientific" history scholarship ; Developing the tools and materials of history research ; Defining a profession of history teaching -- Cracks appear in the edifice of history, 1911 to 1925. Seeking refuge in professionalized scholarship ; Placing the tools and materials of research in "other hands" ; History teaching finds its own voice -- Scattering the historical enterprise, 1926 to 1940. The crisis of the "research men" ; Handing tools and materials over to others ; Teaching goes its own way, 1925-1940.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
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Subject Historiography -- United States -- History.
History -- Study and teaching -- United States.
Historians -- United States.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9780226923925 9780226923932 0226923924 0226923932 (DLC) 2012017474
ISBN 0226923940 (electronic bk.)
9780226923949 (electronic bk.)
9780226923925 (cloth : alkaline paper)
9780226923932 (paperback. : alkaline paper)
0226923924 (cloth : alkaline paper)
0226923932 (paperback : alkaline paper)
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