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Identity/Collective Identities

Inger Leemans

Inger Leemans is Professor of Cultural history at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, and PI at the Humanities Cluster of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, The Netherlands Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Geertje Mak

Geertje Mak is Professor Political History of Gender at the University of Amsterdam and Researcher at the Humanities Cluster of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, The Netherlands Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Key Concepts

...Introduction Identities are highly valued. Groups need communal identity to create the necessary commitment and solidarity. Individuals need identities to position themselves in communities and give meaning to their lives. Administrators...

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...

Class

Angélique Janssens

Angélique Janssens is Professor at Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Key Concepts

...Introduction Class is one of the most important foundational concepts in the historical and social sciences of the past hundred years. The concept of class has been decisive in shaping the theoretical orientation and empirical practices...

Gender

Sharon Crozier-De Rosa

Sharon Crozier-De Rosa is Associate Professor in History at the School of Humanities and Social Enquiry, University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Key Concepts

...Introduction In her 1992 study of gender and class in nineteenth-century England, Sonya O. Rose defined gender as: a multi-faceted concept that refers simultaneously to the relations between women and men; to their relative positions...

Epistemology

Verónica Tozzi Thompson

Verónica Tozzi Thompson is with the University of Buenos Aires/National University of Tres de Febrero/CONICET, Argentina Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Moira Pérez

Moira Pérez is with the University of Buenos Aires/CONICET, Argentina Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Essays on Theory, Method and Historiography

...Introduction The etymology of the word “Epistemology” comes from the conjunction of Greek terms “episteme” (knowledge, science) and “logos” (study): the “study of knowledge.” In disciplinary terms, “epistemology” or “theory of knowledge...

History and Anthropology

Stephan Palmié

Stephan Palmié is Professor of Anthropology at the University of Chicago, IL, United States Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Essays on Theory, Method and Historiography

...Introduction Most historians and anthropologists would likely agree that Herodotus’s (c. 484–c. 425 BCE) “inquiries” (“historiai”) can be regarded as the common ancestor to both of their intellectual pursuits, given that he explicitly...

Experience

Robbert-Jan Adriaansen

Robbert-Jan Adriaansen is an assistant professor at Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Key Concepts

...Introduction In the philosophy of history, as in philosophy in general, the concept “experience” has a dual connotation, which is best grasped by the German concepts Erfahrung and Erlebnis. While both can be translated as experience...

Autobiography and Other Life Narratives

Marijke Huisman

Marijke Huisman is Assistant Professor of Public History, Education and Civic Engagement at Utrecht University, the Netherlands Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Essays on Theory, Method and Historiography

...Introduction The Oxford English Dictionary defines “autobiography” as “an account of a person’s life given by himself or herself, esp. one published in book form” ( OED Online 2020). But not all accounts of lives in book form are labeled...