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Author Amato, Joseph Anthony.

Title Rethinking home : a case for writing local history / Joseph A. Amato.

Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, c2002.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  977.60072 Am15r 2002    ---  Available
Description xvi, 245 p. : maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 193-219) and index.
Contents Introduction : the concept and the practitioners of local history -- A place called home -- Grasses, waters, and muskrats : a region's compasses -- The rule of market and the law of the land -- Writing history through the senses : sounds -- Anger : mapping the emotional landscape -- The clandestine -- Madness -- Madame Bovary and a lilac shirt : literature and local history -- The red rock : inventing peoples and towns -- Business first and always -- Conclusion : the plight of the local historian.
Subject Minnesota -- Civilization -- Historiography.
Land settlement -- Minnesota -- Historiography.
Minnesota -- History, Local -- Philosophy.
Marshall (Minn.) -- Historiography.
Local history -- Philosophy.
ISBN 0520232933 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
0520227727 (cloth : acid-free paper)

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