The Documentary Heritage of Ohio

By: Edited by Phillip R. Shriver and Clarence E. Wunderlin, Jr.

Price: $49.95

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Book Details: 560 pages, 560 pages • Hardcover, 2001, cloth, Ohio University Press / Swallow Press


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Key to the successful teaching and learning of history is its personalization. In presenting documents that help Ohio's rich history come alive in the minds of its readers, this book has purposely sought to provide eyewitness, first-person narratives that will make the reader want to turn the page and keep on reading. At the same time, mindful of the significance of guideposts basic to our understanding of the development of' the state, care has been taken to include those documents such as constitutions, laws, and ordinances that have truly made a difference in the shaping of our institutions and the lives of our people.

With informative and accessible introductions to each document, editors Shriver and Wunderlin have produced a book of record that reveals the sources of Ohio's heritage. The Documentary Heritage of Ohio is the second volume in the Ohio Bicentennial Series and a must for all libraries, schools, and the bookshelves of any who wish to appreciate the state's historic accomplishments and rich heritage not only for the bicentennial of statehood in 2003 but for many years to come.

Title: The Documentary Heritage of Ohio

Author: Edited by Phillip R. Shriver and Clarence E. Wunderlin, Jr.

Illustrator: Reg. Price: $49.95

Categories: Ohio,

Publisher: Ohio University Press / Swallow Press:

ISBN Number: 0821413341

ISBN Number 13: 9780821413340

Binding: cloth

Book Details: 560 pages, 560 pages • Hardcover, 2001, cloth, Ohio University Press / Swallow Press

Seller ID: 413341

Description: Key to the successful teaching and learning of history is its personalization. In presenting documents that help Ohio's rich history come alive in the minds of its readers, this book has purposely sought to provide eyewitness, first-person narratives that will make the reader want to turn the page and keep on reading. At the same time, mindful of the significance of guideposts basic to our understanding of the development of the state, care has been taken to include those documents such as constitutions, laws, and ordinances that have truly made a difference in the shaping of our institutions and the lives of our people.
With informative and accessible introductions to each document, editors Shriver and Wunderlin have produced a book of record that reveals the sources of Ohio's heritage. The Documentary Heritage of Ohio is the second volume in the Ohio Bicentennial Series and a must for all libraries, schools, and the bookshelves of any who wish to appreciate the state's historic accomplishments and rich heritage not only for the bicentennial of statehood in 2003 but for many years to come.

About Author
Phillip R. Shriver is the past president of Miami University. He has served as president of both the Ohio Academy of History and the Ohio Historical Society.

Clarence E. Wunderlin, Jr., is associate professor of history at Kent State University, editor of the Taft Papers project, and series editor of the Ohio Bicentennial Series.