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The Wild One: Environmental History as Redheaded Stepchild

Karl Brooks

in The Organization of American Historians and the Writing and Teaching of American History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199790562
eISBN:
9780199896820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199790562.003.0019
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter reviews the Mississippi Valley Historical Association-Organization of American Historians relationship with environmental history. It suggest that in the early period, the editors of the ... More


The MVHA and Teaching: A Strained Relationship

Ron Briley

in The Organization of American Historians and the Writing and Teaching of American History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199790562
eISBN:
9780199896820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199790562.003.0027
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter shows that soon after its establishment, the Mississippi Valley Historical Association (MVHA) expressed interest in the teaching of American history but then paid little attention to ... More


The Long and Influential Life of Social History in the MVHR and the JAH

Stephanie J. Shaw

in The Organization of American Historians and the Writing and Teaching of American History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199790562
eISBN:
9780199896820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199790562.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In a chapter entitled “Sociology, Meet History,” Charles Tilly included a subsection, “The Historical Zoo,” in which he wrote: “I hope my description does not make the historical profession seem ... More


Immigration and the Tattered Narrative of Progressive History

John Bodnar

in The Organization of American Historians and the Writing and Teaching of American History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199790562
eISBN:
9780199896820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199790562.003.0015
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on immigration, setting up the subject with two presidential addresses, one to the Mississippi Valley Historical Review in 1944, the other to the Organization of American ... More


The MVHR, the JAH, and Intellectual History: From Margin to Mainstream

David A. Hollinger

in The Organization of American Historians and the Writing and Teaching of American History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199790562
eISBN:
9780199896820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199790562.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter shifts the focus of the book to intellectual history, a field that was integrated into the mainstream of the discipline in the 1950s. Scholars outside the historical profession did most ... More


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