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How Does History Matter?

Steven G. Smith

Steven G. Smith is Jennie Carlisle Golding Professor of Philosophy at Millsaps College, USA and the author of The Concept of the Spiritual (1988), Gender Thinking (1992), Worth Doing (2004), and Appeal and Attitude (2005). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Full History : On the Meaningfulness of Shared Action

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...‘History that doesn’t matter’ is an unhappy, self-contradictory thought. We do sometimes think it to separate ourselves from oppressive claims of the past, or simply to shift attention. But our freedom to manoeuvre is never an absolute...

Introduction: Historicism as a travelling concept

Herman Paul

Herman Paul is Professor of the History of the Humanities at Leiden University, the Netherlands. He is the author of Key Issues in Historical Theory (2015) and Hayden White: The Historical Imagination (2011). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Adriaan van Veldhuizen

Adriaan van Veldhuizen is Assistant Professor in Historical Theory at Leiden University, The Netherlands, where he coordinates the PhD program in history and plays a leading role in the research project, “The Demands of our Time: Epochal Thinking from 1800 to the Present.” He published a Dutch-language book on the history of socialism and several articles on historical theory, most recently in History and Theory. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Historicism : A Travelling Concept

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...Abstract Starting with the fictional figure of Mme. Historicist as invoked by Joan Copjec, an American psychoanalytic critic of historicism, this introduction sets the stages for the volume by arguing that historicism can productively...

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...

The genealogy 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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...As I have argued, two major constituents of early history are genealogy and geography , the paradigm for which are Hecataeus’ Periēgēsis and Genealogiai. Such history inscribes people geographically into their habitable locus...

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...

The Subject and Power

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Critical Readings in Historiography

...Why Study Power? The Question of the Subject The ideas which I would like to discuss here represent neither a theory nor a methodology. I would like to say, first of all, what has been the goal of my work during the last twenty...

Humanist Matters

Theories of History : History Read across the Humanities

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Realism in history The humanities, before anything else, are a practice of erudition, derived from the Latin term ex-rudis, meaning “to bring out of the row.” The work of the humanities can be described as a process of figuring-out...

Introduction

Anne-Marie Kilday

Anne-Marie Kilday is Professor of Criminal History at Oxford Brookes University, UK. She is the author of A History of Infanticide in Britain (2013) and Women and Violent Crime in Enlightenment Scotland (2007), as well as the editor, together with David Nash, of Histories of Crime, 1600-2000 (2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fair and Unfair Trials in the British Isles, 1800–1940 : Microhistories of Justice and Injustice

Bloomsbury academic, 2020

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...Arguably, the period 1820–1940 was when the modern criminal trial that we would recognize today began to evolve. During this period legal procedures including the role of counsel, juries and the judge began to fuse into a fully fledged...

Introduction

Marek Tamm

Marek Tamm is Professor of Cultural History at Tallinn University, Estonia. His primary research fields are the cultural history of medieval Europe, theory of history and cultural memory studies. He has recently published Debating New Approaches to History (ed. with Peter Burke, 2018) and an edited volume, Afterlife of Events: Perspectives on Mnemohistory (2015). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Laurent Olivier

Laurent Olivier is Curator in Chief of the Celtic and Gallic Department at the French National Museum of Archaeology in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France. His main area of research is the archaeology of the European Iron Age, but he is also interested in the history of the archaeological discipline and its place in the building of collective identities. He has recently published Le Pays des Celtes. Mémoires de la Gaule (2018). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Rethinking Historical Time : New Approaches to Presentism

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Shifting notions of time ‘Is time out of joint?’, asks the German cultural theorist Aleida Assmann (2013) in the title of her recent book on modern and contemporary time regimes. ‘Where has the future gone?’, inquires the French...

Objectivity

Tor Egil Førland

Tor Egil Førland is Professor at the University of Oslo, Norway Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Essays on Theory, Method and Historiography

...Introduction The objectivity ideal ruled historiography from the early nineteenth century until it succumbed to a combination of academic and extramural forces fifty years ago. Like the monarchy, it had to relinquish its absolutist claims...