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The Life

Hugh Trevor-Roper : The Historian

I.B.Tauris, 2016

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...Hugh Trevor-Roper was born in 1914, the son of a doctor in Northumberland. He went to Charterhouse, a public school, and from 1932 to 1936 was an undergraduate at Christ Church, Oxford, where he read for a degree in Classics before changing...

Anachronism

Zachary S. Schiffman

Zachary S. Schiffman is Professor Emeritus at Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL, United States Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Key Concepts

...Introduction Strictly defined, the word “anachronism” denotes something taken out of its historical and/or cultural context, whether intentionally or unintentionally. The more broadly defined “sense of anachronism” is an awareness...

The State, the Private Sector, and Academe

Jeremy Black

Jeremy Black is Professor of History at the University of Exeter, UK, and a Senior Fellow at the Center for the Study of America and the West at the Foreign Policy Research Institute in Philadelphia, USA. His books include Crisis of Empire (2015), Military Strategy: A Global History (2020) and Naval Warfare (2017). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Contesting History : Narratives of Public History

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Iulia, my daughter – I think I told this story for her and her generation, the people born in the third millennium, people for whom the times of Nicolae Ceauşescu are on the same level of fantasy as those of Vlad the Impaler...

The history of emotions

New Directions in Social and Cultural History

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Introduction The history of emotions promises to unlock new historical narratives that tell us how emotions are made, how they change over time and how they make history. Historians of emotions are engaged in the development...

Spatial history

New Directions in Social and Cultural History

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...In 1615 Edmund Finch from Amble (Northumberland) gave evidence to the Exchequer courts, in a dispute over a tract of common grazing land called ‘Salt Goats’. My thanks to the editors for inviting me to contribute...

The Abuse of History

Antoon De Baets

Antoon De Baets is Professor of History, Ethics, and Human Rights at the University of Groningen, The Netherlands Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Essays on Theory, Method and Historiography

...Introduction Most would agree that history, if written responsibly, is characterized by two ineluctable duties, one epistemological, the other ethical: the duties of accuracy and sincerity. Responsible history understood as accurate...

Satire and Historiography

Historiography: Critical Readings Volume I : Ancient and Medieval Traditions

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Critical Readings in Historiography

...1 INTRODUCTION Lucian’s De historia conscribenda is the only treatise in Antiquity which offers a systematic presentation of the rules for the writing of history. Other treatises about how to write history are also attested...

The Prose Stylist

Hugh Trevor-Roper : The Historian

I.B.Tauris, 2016

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...‘In literature we move through a blest world in which we know nothing except by style, but in which everything is saved by it.’ That was Henry James, writing encouragement to himself in his notebooks. It is an assertion which Hugh...

The History of Africanization and the Africanization of History

Historiography: Critical Readings Volume IV : Challenges and Criticisms: From the 1990s to the Present

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Critical Readings in Historiography

...I The idea of Africanization is arguably one of the most important and prevalent in African historiography and African studies. I first encountered this notion some eight years ago when I started graduate school...

The Writings

Hugh Trevor-Roper : The Historian

I.B.Tauris, 2016

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...A bibliography of Trevor-Roper’s publications can be found at www.hughtrevorroper.co.uk or www.history.ox.ac.uk/research/project/hugh-trevor-roper/bibliography.htm . Those listed below are the ones published...