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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...

New Perspectives on Workers and the History of Work: Global Labor History

Global History, Globally : Research and Practice around the World

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Crisis! What crisis? Very few terms summarize such manifold and fundamental issues as the word work. Our current understanding of the term is still very much determined by the conditions that industrial development...

Identity/Collective Identities

Inger Leemans

Inger Leemans is Professor of Cultural history at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, and PI at the Humanities Cluster of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, The Netherlands Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Geertje Mak

Geertje Mak is Professor Political History of Gender at the University of Amsterdam and Researcher at the Humanities Cluster of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, The Netherlands Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Key Concepts

...Introduction Identities are highly valued. Groups need communal identity to create the necessary commitment and solidarity. Individuals need identities to position themselves in communities and give meaning to their lives. Administrators...

Historical Narratives and the Meaning of Nationalism

Historiography: Critical Readings Volume III : Scientific Models: From the West to the World

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Critical Readings in Historiography

...The vast, expanding literature on nationalism may well defy every generalization except a familiar, general theme of intellectual history: texts about nationalism have always drawn their perspectives and passions from the evolving political...

What Is History and Why Does It Matter?

Beverley Southgate

Beverley Southgate is Reader Emeritus in History of Ideas at the University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, United Kingdom Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Essays on Theory, Method and Historiography

...Introduction Everyone knows, surely, that history is simply “the story of the past,” and that the reason it matters is that we can all learn from that past. So at the time of history’s origins in the fifth century BCE, the Greek historian...

Introduction

Historiography: Critical Readings Volume III : Scientific Models: From the West to the World

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Critical Readings in Historiography

...This volume covers the period from the end of the eighteenth century to approximately the 1980s, centering around the increasing appeal of Enlightenment historical thinking, the rise of national history as the mainstay in historiography...