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Anvil series paperbacks give an original analysis of a major field of history or a problem area,
drawing upon the most recent research. They present a concise treatment and can act as supplementary material for college history courses. Written by many of the outstanding historians in the United States, the format is one-half narrative text, one-half supporting documents, often from hard to find sources.
EXPLORING COMMUNITY HISTORY SERIES
Editors: David E. Kyvig, University of Northern Illinois & Myron A. Marty, Drake University
The interest in a personal or nearby past is not easily satisfied. These books meet the need for guides to the field of local history. With a compact format, clear presentation of sophisticated material and appropriate illustrations, these books focus on topics not adequately dealt with in the available literature. They provide sophisticated guidance to students,
beginning scholars, and out-of-school amateur historians interested in exploring specific aspects of a close-at-hand past.
OPEN FORUM SERIES
The objective to this series is to explore issues and concerns of scholars in a wide range of disciplines. Each book represents a collection of essays which should provide information and
strategies on the problem under discussion. They are written from a viewpoint which allows students, academicians, and administrators, as well as the general public, access to the discussion.
Editors: Edwin F. Strother, Florida Institute of Technology
Designed to serve as a foundation series for man's extraterrestrial activities, this series
creates an up-to-date, comprehensive, technical treatment of space age technology. The books emphasize creative uses of space, its resources, and its unique properties for the benefit of mankind. The large format allows for generous use of illustrations and diagrams.
PROFESSIONAL PRACTICES IN ADULT EDUCATION AND LIFELONG LEARNING SERIES
Editors: Sharan B. Merriam and Ronald M. Cervero
This series explores issues and concerns of practitioners who work in the broad range of settings in adult and continuing education and human resource development. These books
provide information and strategies on how to make practice more effective for professionals and those they serve. They are written from a practical viewpoint and provide a forum for instructors, administrators, policy makers, counselors, trainers, managers, program and organizational developers, instructional designers, and other related professionals. The series contains single author or coauthored books only and does not include edited volumes.
PUBLIC HISTORY SERIES
Editors: James B. Gardner & Peter S. LaPaglia
This series explores issues and concerns relevant to the many sectors of public history. Edited anthologies and single-authored works convey the specialized knowledge of public historians, who often utilize case studies to illustrate how the professional practice of history in business, museums, government
agencies, historical societies, and archives can aid in the understanding of past and current decision making. The books serve the needs of practicing public historians, faculty and students in public history courses, government and corporate officials, and citizens who work with history projects.