History and Social Theory / Edition 2

History and Social Theory / Edition 2

by Peter Burke
     
 

ISBN-10: 0801472857

ISBN-13: 9780801472855

Pub. Date: 09/02/2005

Publisher: Cornell University Press

What is the use of social theory to historians, and of history to social theorists? In clear and energetic prose, a preeminent cultural historian here offers a far-reaching response to these deceptively simple questions. Peter Burke reviews the emergence of the fields of history and the social sciences and traces their tentative convergence in recent decades as he…  See more details below

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What is the use of social theory to historians, and of history to social theorists? In clear and energetic prose, a preeminent cultural historian here offers a far-reaching response to these deceptively simple questions. Peter Burke reviews the emergence of the fields of history and the social sciences and traces their tentative convergence in recent decades as he reappraises the current relations between them.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801472855
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
09/02/2005
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1Theorists and historians1
2Models and methods21
3Central concepts44
4Central problems116
5Social theory and social change141
6Postmodernity and postmodernism172

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