The Rise and Propagation of Historical Professionalism

The Rise and Propagation of Historical Professionalism

by Rolf Torstendahl

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781317627722
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/13/2014
Series: Routledge Approaches to History
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 258
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Rolf Torstendahl is Emeritus Professor of History at Uppsala University.

Table of Contents

Introduction  1. History-Writing, Fragmentation, and Professionalism  2. History-Writing as Professional Production of Knowledge  3. Historical Professionalism: A Changing Product of Communities Within the Discipline  4. A Return of Historismus?: Neo-Institutionalism and the Historical Turn of The Social Sciences  5. Disputations, Seminars, and the Professional Community: The Break with All-Round Education for Professional Historians  6. Fact, Truth, and Text: The Quest for a Firm Basis for Historical Knowledge Around 1900  7. Integration and Fragmentation of History: The International Historical Congresses  8. Global Professionalism and Global History  9. Entertainment, Narratives, Micro, and Macro – Versus Problems  10. “New Results” and “Scientific Revolutions” in History  11. Concluding Remarks

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