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The Resource History as high adventure, by Walter Prescott Webb ; edited with an introduction by E. C. Barksdale

History as high adventure, by Walter Prescott Webb ; edited with an introduction by E. C. Barksdale

Label
History as high adventure
Title
History as high adventure
Statement of responsibility
by Walter Prescott Webb ; edited with an introduction by E. C. Barksdale
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973/.01
Index
index present
LC call number
E175.8
LC item number
.W44 1969
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
History as high adventure, by Walter Prescott Webb ; edited with an introduction by E. C. Barksdale
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The function of history -- History as high adventure -- The story of some prairie inventions -- Physics, history, and fate -- Geographical-historical concepts in American history -- A Texas Museum of Natural History in Houston -- The historical seminar : its outer shell and inner spirit -- The university historians and history teachers -- The writing of history in Texas -- The university professor and social studies -- The art of historical writing -- The teachers and writers of history -- Learning and wisdom : the relevance of history -- Hypothesis and history -- The Great Frontier : an interpretation
Control code
66501
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvii, 206 p.
Lccn
73079107
Note
Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Gift of Rebecca Dobkins, 1994 (SW Writers Access No. 94-146). Stamped: From the Library of Betty Brooke Dobkins. With dust jacket.
Label
History as high adventure, by Walter Prescott Webb ; edited with an introduction by E. C. Barksdale
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The function of history -- History as high adventure -- The story of some prairie inventions -- Physics, history, and fate -- Geographical-historical concepts in American history -- A Texas Museum of Natural History in Houston -- The historical seminar : its outer shell and inner spirit -- The university historians and history teachers -- The writing of history in Texas -- The university professor and social studies -- The art of historical writing -- The teachers and writers of history -- Learning and wisdom : the relevance of history -- Hypothesis and history -- The Great Frontier : an interpretation
Control code
66501
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvii, 206 p.
Lccn
73079107
Note
Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Gift of Rebecca Dobkins, 1994 (SW Writers Access No. 94-146). Stamped: From the Library of Betty Brooke Dobkins. With dust jacket.

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