A comprehensive handbook for those interested in investigating the history of communities, families, local institutions, and cultural artifacts, Nearby History helps its readers research the world near at hand.

In this fully updated third edition, the authors discuss a variety of research approaches involving published literature, unpublished documents, oral histories, visual and material sources, and landscapes; offer guidance in the uses of technology, particularly digital photography and digital voice recording; and suggest methods of historical presentation.

Richly illustrated with photos and documents, Nearby History is an excellent resource for both professionally trained and self-taught historians.

978-0-7591-1249-0 — Hardback

978-0-7591-1300-8 — Paperback

978-0-7591-1301-5 — eBook