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A Conversation

Hugh Trevor-Roper : The Historian

I.B.Tauris, 2016

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...This interview, conducted by Charles Monaghan, appeared under the title ‘Portrait of a Man Reading’ in the Washington Post ‘Book World’ on 2 February 1969. What is the first book you remember reading? I was taught to read...

Prologue: Adventures of a Historian?

Robert A. Rosenstone

Robert A. Rosenstone is Professor Emeritus of History at California Institute of Technology, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Adventures of a Postmodern Historian : Living and Writing the Past

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Study the historian before you begin to study the facts.Adventures of a historian? An odd idea, don’t you think? I mean it’s not normally a concept you would attach to the life of a sober academic, especially one like yours truly who may...
...I would like to thank Richard B. Parkinson for revising the English of my paper. In the last two decades the concept of the ‘Bestimmung des...

The Homer galaxy

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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...Бессонница. Гомер. Тугие паруса.Я список кораблей прочел до середины:Сей длинный выводок, сей поезд журавлиный,Что над Элладою когда-то поднялся… Osip Mandelstam, Kamen’ (Leningrad: Nauka, 1990), p. 73. Osip...

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...

The Classicist

Hugh Trevor-Roper : The Historian

I.B.Tauris, 2016

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...This chapter is based on my essay ‘The Classicism of Hugh Trevor-Roper’, Cambridge Classical Journal (2015). Full acknowledgements are given there. Here I should like to thank Cambridge University Press for permission to reprint a shortened...

The epic 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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...Doer and teller, poet and historian. An important question is: who is the first in the constitution of a history based on stories of epic? Is it the “doer” or the “teller,” the hero or the poet, Achilles or Homer, the one who embodies...

Paris: National, International, Transnational, Cultural Capital City? (19th–20th Century)

The Practice of Global History : European Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...A cultural capital city, if I may quote my own understanding, is:An urban space where sufficient converging indicators allow it to be established, which is, during the period under consideration, a place of attraction and structuring power...

Professors and Professionals: Medieval History and the Nineteenth-Century Academic Environment

Walter Kudrycz

Dr Walter Kudrycz is lecturer in philosophy at the Australian National University, Canberra. He combines a close knowledge of western philosophy with an academic background in medieval history. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Historical Present : Medievalism and Modernity

Continuum International Publishing Group, 2011

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...In the nineteenth century the study of the Middle Ages developed within – and as a result of – tensions between Romanticism and Idealism. These tensions existed at the time when the study of history began to assume its modern, professional...

The Shock of the Old: Medieval History and the Formation of the Current Academic Environment

Walter Kudrycz

Dr Walter Kudrycz is lecturer in philosophy at the Australian National University, Canberra. He combines a close knowledge of western philosophy with an academic background in medieval history. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Historical Present : Medievalism and Modernity

Continuum International Publishing Group, 2011

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...Recent medieval history features an almost bewildering variety of themes and topics. As well as more-or-less traditional areas of enquiry, over the last two decades medievalists have been working on subjects as diverse as bodies, mysticism,...