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History's Babel: Scholarship, Professionalization, and the Historical Enterprise in the United States, 1880-1940

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From the late nineteenth century until World War II, competing spheres of professional identity and practice redrew the field of history, establishing fundamental differences between the roles of university historians, archivists, staff at historical societies, history teachers, and others. In "History's Babel", Robert B. Townsend takes us from the beginning of this professional shift - when the work of history included not just original research, but also teaching and the gathering of historical materials - to a state of ...

History's Babel: Scholarship, Professionalization, and the Historical Enterprise in the United States, 1880-1940 2013, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226923932

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History's Babel: Scholarship, Professionalization, and the Historical Enterprise in the United States, 1880-1940 2013, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226923925

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