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Gaullism: A personal conservatism

Conservative Moments : Reading Conservative Texts

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...All my life I have had a certain idea of France. This is inspired as much by sentiment as by reason. What is affective in me tends to imagine France, like the princess in the fairy tale or the Madonna in the frescoes, as dedicated...

Of Postmen and Democracy: Sieyès’s Theory of Representation

Democratic Moments : Reading Democratic Texts

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...More than two years ago, I undertook to demonstrate that the representative system will bring us to the highest levels of liberty and prosperity possible in our present situation. The ‘friends of the people’ at the time prevented me from...

Case Study: ‘Moving’ images: Educational uses of D-Day imagery

Histories on Screen : The Past and Present in Anglo-American Cinema and Television

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...The author acknowledges Sam Edwards and Emily Wilson for offering comments on earlier drafts of this chapter. Further thanks are due to attendees at conferences in Bedford, Virginia (2009), London (2014) and New Orleans (2014), which...

Joan Wallach Scott

Sylvia Schafer

Sylvia Schafer is Associate Professor at the University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, United States Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Key Thinkers

...Introduction Joan Wallach Scott was born in Brooklyn, New York, on December 18, 1941. She earned her BA in history at Brandeis University in 1962, from there she entered the graduate program in history at the University of Wisconsin...

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...

Regimes of Historicity

María Inés Mudrovcic

María Inés Mudrovcic is a Full Professor at the National University of Comahue and Principal Researcher at CONICET-IPEHCs, Neuquén, Argentina Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Essays on Theory, Method and Historiography

...Introduction François Hartog coined the term “regimes of historicity” in a critical note entitled “Marshall Sahlins et l´antropologie de l´histoire” (1983) on Marshall Sahlins’s lecture that was published in the American Anthropological...

Edmund Burke (1729–97)

Mark Garnett

Mark Garnett is Senior Lecturer in Politics at the University of Lancaster, UK. He is the author of The British Coalition Government, 2010–2015 (2016), Exploring British Politics, 4th Edition (2016) and Conservatism and Ideology (2015). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Conservative Moments : Reading Conservative Texts

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...In this enlightened age I am bold enough to confess, that we are generally men of untaught feelings; that instead of casting away all our old prejudices, we cherish them to a very considerable degree, and, to take more shame to ourselves...

Paris: National, International, Transnational, Cultural Capital City? (19th–20th Century)

The Practice of Global History : European Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...A cultural capital city, if I may quote my own understanding, is:An urban space where sufficient converging indicators allow it to be established, which is, during the period under consideration, a place of attraction and structuring power...

Save their Souls: Historical Telelogy goes to Sea in nineteenth-century Europe

Henning Trüper

Henning Trüper is a member of the School of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton University, USA and the Centre de Recherches Historiques, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris, France. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Historical Teleologies in The Modern World

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...In the writing of this paper, I have received support from the Gerda Henkel Foundation. For helpful comments and discussion I am indebted and grateful to the Working Group History and Teleology, to Danielle Allen and the unthematic working...

Debating the role of people and their motivations

Peter N. Stearns

Peter N. Stearns is Professor of History at George Mason University, USA. A leading expert on world history, he has authored and edited numerous acclaimed books, including The Encyclopedia of World History (2001), Globalization in World History (2009) and World Civilizations: The Global Experience (2006). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Debating the Industrial Revolution

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...A further set of causation discussions has emerged, during the past several decades, over the role of human factors in prompting industrialization. These discussions can certainly apply to the “why Britain?” question, but they are even more...