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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 lessons of Max Weber and Marc Bloch

Mikhail Krom

Mikhail Krom is Professor of Comparative Studies in History at European University at St. Petersburg, Russia. He is the author of Historical Anthropology (2010) and The Widowed Tsardom: The Political Crisis in Russia in the 1530s and the 1540s (2010). He is also the editor of History and Anthropology: Interdisciplinary Studies at the Turn of the 21st Century (co-edited with David Sabean and Gadi Algazi, 2006) and The Routledge Handbook of Maritime Trade Around Europe 1300-1600 (co-edited with Wim Blockmans and Justyna Wubs-Mroziewicz, 2017). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Elizabeth Guyatt

Elizabeth Guyatt has translated from Russian since living and working in Moscow in the 1990s. She chaired the Translating Division of the Chartered Institute of Linguists from 2016-2018. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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An Introduction to Historical Comparison

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...In the first decades of the twentieth century, historical comparison was a series of individual experiments with few connections between them; moreover, each new author who addressed the topic considered...

The Annales in Global Context

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Critical Readings in Historiography

...Fernand Braudel liked to say that historians ought to take a ‘global’ approach to their work, in other words to see the historical problems on which they were working as part of a larger whole. “La globalité, cen’est pas la...

The Hidden Name: Periodization and the Politics of Definition

Stuart McWilliams

Stuart McWilliams is Lecturer in English at Åbo Akademi University, Finland. His research interests include English literary and intellectual history, medieval studies and the philosophy of history. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Magical Thinking : History, Possibility and the Idea of the Occult

Continuum International Publishing Group, 2012

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...Each thing, each being, has in addition to its manifest name another, hidden name to which it cannot fail to respond. To be a magus means to know and evoke these archi-names. Hence the interminable discussions of names (diabolical...

Worrying about Emotions in History

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Critical Readings in Historiography

...As a medievalist, I have cause to be worried about emotions in history. I do not worry about the emotions themselves: people in the past, as now, expressed joy, sorrow, anger, fear, and many other feelings; these emotions had multiple...

Affect Theory and History of Emotions

Ute Frevert

Ute Frevert is Director at the Centre for the History of Emotions at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Essays on Theory, Method and Historiography

...Introduction Since the 1990s, affects and emotions have become major issues both in public debate and scientific research. Many disciplines partook in this surge of attention and interest, social sciences and humanities just as much...

Event/Eventual History

Christophe Bouton

Professor of Philosophy at Michel de Montaigne University in Bordeaux, Fellow of the Institut Universitaire de France, France Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Key Concepts

...Introduction The term event has two main senses. According to a meaning that comes from the Latin evenire (to come out, to occur, to happen), it names everything that happens in the world. In modern times, the word has acquired the meaning...

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...

Europe and history

Rolf Petri

Rolf Petri is Professor of Contemporary History at Ca' Foscari University of Venice, Italy.. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Short History of Western Ideology : A critical account

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...there will be a new generation and consequently the possibility of attaining the aim in the next generation. If the next one does not attain it, then the next after...

History of Ideas and Its Surroundings

Arthur Alfaix Assis

Arthur Alfaix Assis is an associate professor at the University of Brasília, Brazil Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Essays on Theory, Method and Historiography

...Introduction Ideas will always resist single-statement definitions, but in a rough attempt at generalization one can say that they either play or are attributed a very special role in thinking and expressive processes, in perhaps all...