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The Self and Its History

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Critical Readings in Historiography

...Historians have long been allergic to psychological forms of explanation, so it seems unlikely that many will be eager to jump on the bandwagon of neuroscience or neurohistory. Despite many reasons for caution, an ongoing dialogue...

Coming to Terms with the Present

Rethinking Historical Time : New Approaches to Presentism

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019


...To relate to the past today has often to do with coming to terms with it. Whether described in terms of memory, guilt, wound or trauma the past has to a growing extent become a problem in the hands of the present. Thus, for many historians...

Lynn Hunt

Claudia Opitz-Belakhal

Claudia Opitz-Belakhal is Professor of Early Modern History at the University of Basel, Switzerland Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Introduction Born in Panama in 1945 and raised in Saint Paul, Minnesota, Lynn Hunt has her BA from Carleton College (1967) and her MA (1968) and PhD (1973) from Stanford University. Lynn Hunt is now the Eugen Weber Professor of Modern...