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Biography as History

By Stephen B. Oates

Biography as History
Paperback, 37 pages $15.95
Published: 1st December 1987
ISBN: 9780918954497
Format: 9in x 6in
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Subjects: All History

Dr. Stephen Oates, the twelfth Edmondson Lecturer, presents new insights into one of the most important forms of published history--biography. Lecture I argues that biography is "history with a difference"--honoring carefully documented facts, but also honoring character and personality. Lecture II reflects on the difficulties and challenges of writing about a figure of the magnitude of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Lecture 1: Biography: The Human Heart of History

Lecture 2: How the Trumpet Came to Sound: The Process and Perils of Writing a Biography of Martin Luther King Jr.

Publication Details:

 Paperback , 37 pages
 9in x 6in

 Baylor University Press

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