Narrative and History

Narrative and History

by Alun Munslow
     
 

Narrative and History explains the key concepts and practices in the composition and writing of history. It explores how knowledge of the ways in which historians author history affects many conventional understandings of its nature. Major concepts such as truth, objectivity, reference and representation are re-evaluated and re-thought in radical ways.

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Overview

Narrative and History explains the key concepts and practices in the composition and writing of history. It explores how knowledge of the ways in which historians author history affects many conventional understandings of its nature. Major concepts such as truth, objectivity, reference and representation are re-evaluated and re-thought in radical ways. Combining theory with practice, Alun Munslow expands the boundaries of the discipline and charts a new role for unconventional historical forms and modes of expression.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403987280
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
09/18/2007
Series:
Theory and History Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.43(d)

Meet the Author

ALUN MUNSLOW is founding and UK Editor of Rethinking History: The Journal of Theory and Practice. He is Visiting Professor of History and Historical Theory at the University of Chichester, UK.

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