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Historical Writing, Historical Thinking and Historical Consciousness in the Middle Ages

Historiography: Critical Readings Volume I : Ancient and Medieval Traditions

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Critical Readings in Historiography

...I wish to thank the organizers, Fatima Regina Fernandes and Renan Frighetto, for inviting me to give this paper on August 27th 2010 at Paraná State University. I have left it in its oral form and provided just some major references...

Time Outside History

Rethinking Historical Time : New Approaches to Presentism

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...I thank Arthur Smith for sending these lines to me on the day when I was finishing this paper. The research for the first draft of the paper has received funding from the Mobilitas research grant (MOBTP18) and for the final draft from...

Time as History in Twentieth-Century Photography

Rethinking Historical Time : New Approaches to Presentism

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...In his influential study Regimes of Historicity François Hartog (2015) explores the ways in which societies relate to their experience of temporality and time by what he terms ‘regimes of historicity’. For Hartog regimes of historicity...

The genealogy of history

Dmitri Nikulin

Dmitri Nikulin is Professor of Philosophy and Director of Undergraduate Studies in Philosophy at The New School for Social Research in New York, USA. His interests range from ancient and early modern philosophy to the philosophy of dialogue and of literature. He is the author of a number of books including Matter, Imagination and Geometry (2002), On Dialogue (2006), Dialectic and Dialogue (2010), and Comedy, Seriously (2014). He is also the editor of and contributor to The Other Plato (2012) and Memory: A Philosophical History (2015) Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Concept of History

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...As I have argued, two major constituents of early history are genealogy and geography , the paradigm for which are Hecataeus’ Periēgēsis and Genealogiai. Such history inscribes people geographically into their habitable locus...

Hermeneutics

Jos de Mul

Jos de Mul is Full Professor at the Erasmus School of Philosophy, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Key Concepts

...Introduction The word “hermeneutics” is derived from the Greek noun ἑρμηνεύς (hermeneus): enunciator, translator, interpreter; and the verb ἑρμηνεύω (hermeneuō): to enunciate, to translate, to interpret. Etymologically it may be connected...

Memory and history

Dmitri Nikulin

Dmitri Nikulin is Professor of Philosophy and Director of Undergraduate Studies in Philosophy at The New School for Social Research in New York, USA. His interests range from ancient and early modern philosophy to the philosophy of dialogue and of literature. He is the author of a number of books including Matter, Imagination and Geometry (2002), On Dialogue (2006), Dialectic and Dialogue (2010), and Comedy, Seriously (2014). He is also the editor of and contributor to The Other Plato (2012) and Memory: A Philosophical History (2015) Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Concept of History

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The question of the relationship between history and memory has been the subject of an extensive debate in recent decades. However, memory was not among the main concepts of earlier modern reconstructions of history, which looked...

Karl Marx

Christoph Henning

Christoph Henning is philosophy fellow at the Max Weber Centre for Advanced Cultural and Social Studies, University of Erfurt, Germany Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Key Thinkers

...Introduction Karl Marx (1818–83) was an exiled German philosopher, journalist, economist, and revolutionary of the nineteenth century whose legacy includes such illustrous institutions as the German Social democratic party (founded in 1863...

Introduction

Steven Sarson

Steven Sarson is Professor of American Civilisation at Jean Moulin University, France. He is the author of The Tobacco-Plantation South and the Early American Atlantic World (2013); British America: Creating Colonies, Imagining an Empire (2015) and numerous articles, and is the co-editor of The American Colonies and the British Empire (2011). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Barack Obama : American Historian

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...A more perfect union Barack Obama announced his arrival on the American national...

Agency

Kent den Heyer

Kent den Heyer is Professor at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Key Concepts

...Introduction Questions of historical agency concern the human influences on change and continuity in human communities over time. Environmental factors and deadly viruses, to name but two nonhuman entities, clearly impact human lives...

From the Extended Mind to the Anthropocene: Rethinking Scale in Literary History

Arthur Rose

Arthur Rose is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in English Studies and Medical Humanities at Durham University, UK. He is the author of Literary Cynics: Borges, Beckett, Coetzee (Bloomsbury, 2017). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Theories of History : History Read across the Humanities

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Ted Underwood’s Why Literary Periods Mattered: Historical Contrast and the Prestige of English Studies resolves the ongoing problem of periodicity in English Departments with an unashamed endorsement of “big data...