The Practice of Conceptual History: Timing History, Spacing ( Cultural Memory in the Present)

The Practice of Conceptual History: Timing History, Spacing ( Cultural Memory in the Present)

by Reinhart Koselleck
     
 


Reinhart Koselleck is one of the most important theorists of history and historiography of the last half century. He is the foremost exponent and practitioner of Begriffsgeschichte, a methodology of historical studies exemplified in these 18 essays, which focus on the invention and development of the fundamental concepts underlying and informing aSee more details below

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Reinhart Koselleck is one of the most important theorists of history and historiography of the last half century. He is the foremost exponent and practitioner of Begriffsgeschichte, a methodology of historical studies exemplified in these 18 essays, which focus on the invention and development of the fundamental concepts underlying and informing a distinctively historical manner of being in the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780804740227
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
Publication date:
07/01/2002
Series:
Cultural Memory in the Present
Edition description:
1
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
1On the Need for Theory in the Discipline of History1
2Social History and Conceptual History20
3Introduction to Hayden White's Tropics of Discourse38
4Transformations of Experience and Methodological Change: A Historical-Anthropological Essay45
5The Temporalization of Utopia84
6Time and History100
7Concepts of Historical Time and Social History115
8The Unknown Future and the Art of Prognosis131
9Remarks on the Revolutionary Calendar and Neue Zeit148
10The Eighteenth Century as the Beginning of Modernity154
11On the Anthropological and Semantic Structure of Bildung170
12Three burgerliche Worlds? Preliminary Theoretical-Historical Remarks on the Comparative Semantics of Civil Society in Germany, England, and France208
13"Progress" and "Decline": An Appendix to the History of Two Concepts218
14Some Questions Regarding the Conceptual History of "Crisis"236
15The Limits of Emancipation: A Conceptual-Historical Sketch248
16Daumier and Death265
17War Memorials: Identity Formations of the Survivors285
18Afterword to Charlotte Beradt's The Third Reich of Dreams327
Notes341

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