History Under Debate: International Reflection on the Discipline

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History Under Debate: International Reflection on the Discipline is a crucial examination of comparative, critical perspectives on history, historians, and their audiences. In this book, historians from around the world explore new trends, movements, and conceptualizations in history as a discipline and a profession. This guide presents innovative approaches for use by historians as they redefine their discipline in relation to the global society of the new millennium.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780789026873
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 9/1/2004
  • Pages: 318
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface : history as a primary source
Ch. 1 The return of history 3
Ch. 2 History under debate manifesto 43
Ch. 3 The linguistic turn and postmodernity among Spanish historians 59
Ch. 4 Teaching women's history in Spanish universities 83
Ch. 5 Centers and peripheries : writing and teaching medieval and early modern Spanish history 95
Ch. 6 The history of historiography : retrospective analysis and research 113
Ch. 7 History facing the perpetual present : the past-future relationships 133
Ch. 8 Recent trends in U.S. social history 159
Ch. 9 Historical information science : history in information science; information science in history 177
Ch. 10 The historian as subject and object 199
Ch. 11 Illusions about and underestimation of the role of sentiment in the historian's work 213
Ch. 12 "The end of history" : looking back and thinking ahead 239
Ch. 13 Globalization and historiography 265
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