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Chinese History

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Critical Readings in Historiography

...For China scholars, Joan Scott’s work has been less a roadmap than a working guide on how to bushwhack and read partially obscured tracks. The specific ways in which Scott’s insights might be applied depend on the terrain, as well...

How Is History Interesting?

Steven G. Smith

Steven G. Smith is Jennie Carlisle Golding Professor of Philosophy at Millsaps College, USA and the author of The Concept of the Spiritual (1988), Gender Thinking (1992), Worth Doing (2004), and Appeal and Attitude (2005). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Full History : On the Meaningfulness of Shared Action

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The general basis of historical meaningfulness, I have argued, is shared action, and the extender of historical interest is our appetite for fuller action sharing involving past actors. I will now start asking more specifically how we...
...With respect to the influence personally exercised by women over men, it, no doubt, renders them less harsh and brutal; in ruder times, it was often the only softening influence to which they were accessible. But the assertion...

Gender

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Critical Readings in Historiography

...Gender, n. a grammatical term only. To talk of persons or creatures of the masculine or feminine gender, meaning of the male or female sex, is either a jocularity (permissible or not according to context) or a blunder.Those who would codify...

Gender

Sharon Crozier-De Rosa

Sharon Crozier-De Rosa is Associate Professor in History at the School of Humanities and Social Enquiry, University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Key Concepts

...Introduction In her 1992 study of gender and class in nineteenth-century England, Sonya O. Rose defined gender as: a multi-faceted concept that refers simultaneously to the relations between women and men; to their relative positions...

Catherine Hall

Antoinette Burton

Antoinette Burton is Professor of History and Swanlund Endowed Chair at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL, United States Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Key Thinkers

...Introduction Catherine Hall is the leading feminist historian of empire, race, gender, and the nation practicing in Britain today. Meticulous research, a deep engagement with culture and politics as well as economy and society...

The body and the senses

New Directions in Social and Cultural History

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Has the history of the body run its course, or are there topics that remain under-explored? ... Does ‘experience’ still matter, or are discourses the central concern? What relationship does the history of the body have to other recent...

Epistemology

Verónica Tozzi Thompson

Verónica Tozzi Thompson is with the University of Buenos Aires/National University of Tres de Febrero/CONICET, Argentina Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Moira Pérez

Moira Pérez is with the University of Buenos Aires/CONICET, Argentina Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Essays on Theory, Method and Historiography

...Introduction The etymology of the word “Epistemology” comes from the conjunction of Greek terms “episteme” (knowledge, science) and “logos” (study): the “study of knowledge.” In disciplinary terms, “epistemology” or “theory of knowledge...

Hierarchy among equals

Rolf Petri

Rolf Petri is Professor of Contemporary History at Ca' Foscari University of Venice, Italy.. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Short History of Western Ideology : A critical account

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...When the Beast emerged from the western sea as a fictitious ghost who was an actual ghost to the niggers He carried in his pouch of filth his Moby Dick ship called Jesus . . .Amiri Baraka,As humanist ideals gradually condensed...

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...