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The Annales in Global Context

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Critical Readings in Historiography

...Fernand Braudel liked to say that historians ought to take a ‘global’ approach to their work, in other words to see the historical problems on which they were working as part of a larger whole. “La globalité, cen’est pas la...

Microhistory

Lizette Jacinto

Lizette Jacinto is Associate Professor at the Meritorius Autonomous University of Puebla, Mexico Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Essays on Theory, Method and Historiography

...Introduction The authors who first conceived the historiographical notion of microhistory in its Italian conception have repeated on countless occasions that microhistory must be overcome as a theoretical-methodological practice. The latter...

Event/Eventual History

Christophe Bouton

Professor of Philosophy at Michel de Montaigne University in Bordeaux, Fellow of the Institut Universitaire de France, France Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Key Concepts

...Introduction The term event has two main senses. According to a meaning that comes from the Latin evenire (to come out, to occur, to happen), it names everything that happens in the world. In modern times, the word has acquired the meaning...

Antiquarianism as an Archival “Science”

Historiography: Critical Readings Volume II : Transition and Transformation

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Critical Readings in Historiography

...One of Peiresc’s Four Great projects, according to his biographer, Pierre Gassendi, was a History of Provence (the others were studies of the Calendar of 354 CE, of the newly discovered moons of Jupiter, and of ancient vases). Of them all...

From Process to Structure: The Annales School and Twentieth-Century Academic Medieval History

Walter Kudrycz

Dr Walter Kudrycz is lecturer in philosophy at the Australian National University, Canberra. He combines a close knowledge of western philosophy with an academic background in medieval history. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Historical Present : Medievalism and Modernity

Continuum International Publishing Group, 2011

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...As in the nineteenth century, twentieth-century academic medievalism consisted largely of progressive thinking. And as in the nineteenth century, this progressive thinking was made up of Idealist metaphysics and Hegelian visions on the one...

Latin America and the Caribbean: Traditions of Global History

Global History, Globally : Research and Practice around the World

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...I On February 24, 1821, Agustín de Iturbide, a key military commander for the New Spanish Viceroyalty, announced the Plan de Iguala, a peace treaty that would serve as the foundation for Mexican independence...

Conclusion

Rethinking Historical Time : New Approaches to Presentism

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...The term ‘conclusion’ is a hint that this book is about to reach its closure. What is expected at this point is a pragmatic summary of central ideas of the foregoing chapters. In complying with this expectation, I hope to do the opposite...

Introduction

Marek Tamm

Marek Tamm is Professor of Cultural History at Tallinn University, Estonia. His primary research fields are the cultural history of medieval Europe, theory of history and cultural memory studies. He has recently published Debating New Approaches to History (ed. with Peter Burke, 2018) and an edited volume, Afterlife of Events: Perspectives on Mnemohistory (2015). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Laurent Olivier

Laurent Olivier is Curator in Chief of the Celtic and Gallic Department at the French National Museum of Archaeology in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France. His main area of research is the archaeology of the European Iron Age, but he is also interested in the history of the archaeological discipline and its place in the building of collective identities. He has recently published Le Pays des Celtes. Mémoires de la Gaule (2018). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Rethinking Historical Time : New Approaches to Presentism

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Shifting notions of time ‘Is time out of joint?’, asks the German cultural theorist Aleida Assmann (2013) in the title of her recent book on modern and contemporary time regimes. ‘Where has the future gone?’, inquires the French...

Between Marx and Braudel

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Critical Readings in Historiography

...Originally published as “Hacer la historia, saber la historia: entre Marx y Braudel,” Cuademos Politicos, No. 48, oct–dic. 1986, 45–72. Translated by Maestra Carmen Bassols Batalla. I would like to acknowledge my gratitude to Professor...

Social History, Fragmentation, and the Revival of Narrative

Eileen Ka-May Cheng

Eileen Cheng is Associate Professor in the History Faculty at Sarah Lawrence College. Her research interests include the American Revolution and the early American Republic, American and European intellectual history, and historiography. She has published numerous journal articles and one monograph - The Plain and Noble Garb of Truth: Nationalism and Impartiality in American Historical Writing. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Historiography: An Introductory Guide

Bloomsbury Continuum, 2012

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...During the second half of the twentieth century, historians seemed to become ever more fractured over how to approach their subject. One of the most important sources of conflict after World War II was the growing importance of social...