1st Edition

Local History in England

By W. G. Hoskins, David Hey Copyright 1985
    318 Pages
    by Routledge

    320 Pages
    by Routledge

    Considered to be the classic introduction to the subject, this third edition has been carefully revised and updated to take account of the developments in the subject, and includes an extensive newly compiled bibliography and twice the number of illustrations as in previous editions.

    List of illustrations.  Preface.  Acknowledgements.  1. The local historian today.  2. English local historians.  3. The old community.  4. Parish, manor and land.  5. Church, chapel and school.  6. Towns: topography.  7. Towns: social and economical history.  8. Fieldwork: the landscape.  9. Fieldwork: buildings.  10. Health, disease and populations.  11. The home and family names.  12. Some special tasks.  13. Writing and publishing.  Appendix: The ranking of provisional towns 1334-1862.  Select bibliography.  Index.


    David Hey, W. G. Hoskins