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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...

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 Modern World

Ross Wilson

Ross Wilson is Senior Lecturer in Modern History and Public Heritage, University of Chichester, UK. He is the author of Representing Enslavement and Abolition in Museums (2011), Landscapes of the Western Front (2012), Cultural Heritage of the Great War in Britain (2013) and New York in the First World War: Shaping an American City (2014). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Language of the Past

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Chapter 5 examines the ways in which modern historical associations are drawn upon within current society to express identities and meanings in the present. Using recent historical periods as a frame of reference enables individuals, groups...

Rhetorical Theory/Theoretical Rhetoric

Philosophy of History After Hayden White

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...It goes without saying that one hardly needs to stress the critical importance of Hayden White’s work to the development of historical thought over the last thirty-five years. Yet the precise ways it which that body of work was understood...

Hopeful Monsters or, The Unfulfilled Figure in Hayden White’s Conceptual System

Philosophy of History After Hayden White

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...To study the career of Hayden White is to study a series of concepts. His work is not primarily a sequence of monographs about one period, or one thinker, or one problem. It is, rather, driven by the force of the conceptual proposals he has...

Subjectivity, the self and historical practice

New Directions in Social and Cultural History

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Introduction In 1961 E. H. Carr criticized what he called ‘the Bad King John theory of history’. I would like to thank Sarah Easterby-Smith, James Hinton, Sujit Sivasundaram, Roger Woods and the three editors of this volume...

Conclusions: Speaking about the Past

Ross Wilson

Ross Wilson is Senior Lecturer in Modern History and Public Heritage, University of Chichester, UK. He is the author of Representing Enslavement and Abolition in Museums (2011), Landscapes of the Western Front (2012), Cultural Heritage of the Great War in Britain (2013) and New York in the First World War: Shaping an American City (2014). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Language of the Past

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Chapter 6 concludes the study by analysing how through language we can assess wider public responses to the past. The way in which words or phrases that reference previous historical eras are used to assess and understand the present...

The Expression of Historical Experience

Zoltán Boldizsár Simon

Zoltán Boldizsár Simon is Research Fellow and Board Member of the Centre for Theories in Historical Research at Bielefeld University, Germany. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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History in Times of Unprecedented Change : A Theory for the 21st Century

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Blasphemous rumours On the following pages I plan to commit metaphorical blasphemy. Being metaphorical, the sort of blasphemy I have in mind...

Snakes and ladders

Libora Oates-Indruchová

Libora Oates-Indruchová is Professor of Sociology of Gender at the University of Graz, Austria. She is the co-editor of The Politics of Gender Culture under State Socialism: An Expropriated Voice (2015), along with Hana Havelková. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Censorship in Czech and Hungarian Academic Publishing, 1969–89 : Snakes and Ladders

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Institutional personnel strategies and personal strategies of professional survival Any consideration of scholarly activities during state socialism has to distinguish between the official...

Choosing the Past

Robert Doran

Robert Doran is James P. Wilmot Assistant Professor of French and Comparative Literature at the University of Rochester, USA. He is the editor of The Fiction of Narrative: Essays on History, Literature, and Theory, 1957-2007, by Hayden White, and Mimesis and Theory, Essays on Literature and Criticism, 1953-2005, by René Girard. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Philosophy of History After Hayden White

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...In choosing our past, we choose a present; and vice versa. —Hayden White1973 was a fateful year for historical studies and in particular for the much-maligned genre of philosophy of history. It was the year Hayden...