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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...

Losses, Gains and Opportunities

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Critical Readings in Historiography

...The impression is widely spread that this is not a good moment to be a social historian. It has become common-place that our present situation differs strongly from the situation around 1970 when Eric Hobsbawm made his famous proclamation...

Where the Extremes Meet

Philosophy of History : Twenty-First-Century Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...Introduction In this chapter, I take up again the old issue of the relationship between history and the sciences. I approach the issue in this chapter from a new perspective, namely from that of Leibniz’s philosophical system. My...

African History and Global History: Revisiting Paradigms

Global History, Globally : Research and Practice around the World

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...This chapter on global history and its relation to African history attempts to understand the epistemological link between these two fields. The distinction between global history and world history is often unclear. In the present...

Introduction: Historicism as a travelling concept

Herman Paul

Herman Paul is Professor of the History of the Humanities at Leiden University, the Netherlands. He is the author of Key Issues in Historical Theory (2015) and Hayden White: The Historical Imagination (2011). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Adriaan van Veldhuizen

Adriaan van Veldhuizen is Assistant Professor in Historical Theory at Leiden University, The Netherlands, where he coordinates the PhD program in history and plays a leading role in the research project, “The Demands of our Time: Epochal Thinking from 1800 to the Present.” He published a Dutch-language book on the history of socialism and several articles on historical theory, most recently in History and Theory. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Historicism : A Travelling Concept

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...Abstract Starting with the fictional figure of Mme. Historicist as invoked by Joan Copjec, an American psychoanalytic critic of historicism, this introduction sets the stages for the volume by arguing that historicism can productively...

Turning Points in Islamic Historical Practice

Historiography: Critical Readings Volume I : Ancient and Medieval Traditions

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Critical Readings in Historiography

...“Turning point” is not a formal concept but a metaphor; it suggests to us a moment, a particular place, when we cease to go along the same road we have been following and instead head off in some different direction. It is fair to ask how...

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...

A Conceptual Map for Twenty-First-Century Philosophy of History

Jouni-Matti Kuukkanen

Jouni-Matti Kuukkanen is Associate Professor in Philosophy at the University of Oulu in Finland. He is the author of Postnarrativist Philosophy of Historiography (2015). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Philosophy of History : Twenty-First-Century Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...Philosophy of history is something that is needed now more than ever. Why is this the case? Because we are struggling to understand extremely worrying political upheavals and environmental and health crises like populism, human-induced...

Critique

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Critical Readings in Historiography

...I ‘Bourgeois’ epistemological issues, in relation to historiography, can neither be swept aside nor ignored by Marxist and socialist historians, for the simplest of all reasons: they are relevant to all historical writing, while...

Global History in (Northwestern) Europe: Explorations and Debates

Global History, Globally : Research and Practice around the World

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...My brief is to discuss the study of global history in Europe. This presents two major difficulties. The first is the impossibility of doing justice to all strands of this varied literature in different languages from diverse places within...