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A Learned Journal Adjusts to Change

Lewis C. Perry

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

Published in print April 2011 | ISBN: 9780199790562
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199896820 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199790562.003.0022
A Learned Journal Adjusts to Change

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This chapter presents an introduction to Part III of the book, where the editors speak for themselves, telling readers about their goals and their accomplishments. Coming to office in 1978, the main editor of this book felt a strong responsibility for protecting the Journal of American History's great scholarly reputation and finding and publishing good examples of the new scholarship. Looking back, he now feels quite pleased with the results.

Keywords: American history; Journal of American History; historians; editors

Chapter.  2991 words. 

Subjects: History of the Americas

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