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Orientalism Reconsidered

Historiography: Critical Readings Volume IV : Challenges and Criticisms: From the 1990s to the Present

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Critical Readings in Historiography

...There are two sets of problems that I’d like to take up, each of them deriving from the general issues addressed in Orientalism, of which the most important are: the representation of other cultures, societies, histories; the relationship...

Imperial History and Postcolonial Theory

Dane Kennedy

Dane Kennedy is Elmer Louis Kayser Professor of History and International Affairs at George Washington University and Director of the National History Center, USA. His recent publications include How Empire Shaped Us (with Antoinette Burton, 2016), Decolonization: A Very Short Introduction (2016), and The Last Blank Spaces: Exploring Africa and Australia (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Imperial History Wars : Debating the British Empire

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2017

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...To maintain some consistency of terminology in this book, I have removed the hyphen from “post-colonial,” which I used when this essay was originally published. I have done the same for “post-structuralist.” In both cases, the absence...

Exploration and Empire

Dane Kennedy

Dane Kennedy is Elmer Louis Kayser Professor of History and International Affairs at George Washington University and Director of the National History Center, USA. His recent publications include How Empire Shaped Us (with Antoinette Burton, 2016), Decolonization: A Very Short Introduction (2016), and The Last Blank Spaces: Exploring Africa and Australia (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Imperial History Wars : Debating the British Empire

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2017

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...Exploration was frequently the founding undertaking of empire, yet it attracted surprisingly little attention from imperial historians for decades after decolonization. When I began research for what would become my book The Last Blank...

Transformations between History and Memory

Historiography: Critical Readings Volume IV : Challenges and Criticisms: From the 1990s to the Present

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Critical Readings in Historiography

...COLLECTIVE MEMORY—A SPURIOUS NOTION? There is no need to convince anybody that there is such a thing as individual memory; memory attaches to persons in the singular. But does it attach to them in the plural? Although the term “collective...

Globalizing History and Historicizing Globalization

Historiography: Critical Readings Volume IV : Challenges and Criticisms: From the 1990s to the Present

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Critical Readings in Historiography

...The globalization of history and historicization of globalization are two unfinished intellectual projects. Indeed, they are barely under way. There are reasons why it has taken historians and others so long to recognize the need...

Introduction

Historiography: Critical Readings Volume IV : Challenges and Criticisms: From the 1990s to the Present

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Critical Readings in Historiography

...This volume deals with the changes in historical thinking and writing in the most recent years; namely, from around the 1990s to the present. In many aspects, the changes we discuss here have built on the postwar trends in history...

(New) Imperial History

Andrea Wiegeshoff

Andrea Wiegeshoff is Assistant Professor of Modern History at the University of Marburg, Germany Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Essays on Theory, Method and Historiography

...Introduction The first decades of the twenty-first century continue to expose the aftermaths of colonial empires. As intellectuals from the Global South address the colonial roots of structural inequalities characterizing the global order...