Reliving the Past: The Worlds of Social History / Edition 1

Reliving the Past: The Worlds of Social History / Edition 1

by Olivier Zunz, Charles Tilly, David William Cohen, William B. Taylor
     
 

ISBN-10: 0807841374

ISBN-13: 9780807841372

Pub. Date: 10/01/1985

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press

Five historians uncover the ties between people's daily routines and the all-encompassing framework of their lives. They trace the processes of social construction in Western Europe, the United States, Latin America, Africa, and China, discussing both the historical similarities and the ways in which individual history has shaped each area's development. They

Overview

Five historians uncover the ties between people's daily routines and the all-encompassing framework of their lives. They trace the processes of social construction in Western Europe, the United States, Latin America, Africa, and China, discussing both the historical similarities and the ways in which individual history has shaped each area's development. They stress the need for a social history that connects individuals to major ideological, political, and economic transformations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807841372
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
10/01/1985
Edition description:
1
Pages:
346
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsix
Introduction3
Chapter 1Retrieving European Lives11
Chapter 2The Synthesis of Social Change: Reflections on American Social History53
Chapter 3Between Global Process and Local Knowledge: An Inquiry into Early Latin American Social History, 1500-1900115
Chapter 4Doing Social History from Pim's Doorway191
Chapter 5Approaches to Modern Chinese Social History236
Bibliography297
Contributors325
Index327

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