Historiography: Critical Readings Volume II: Transition and Transformation
Bloomsbury Academic, 2021
Critical Readings in Historiography
...I would like to thank Lester Crocker and Aram Vartanian for helpful discussions concerning the general problem of Enlightenment historiography.I. “I believe this is the historical Age and this the historical Nation,”
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.
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.
...Comparison has existed in
history as long as history itself. This does not mean that historians in ancient times developed a particular ‘comparative historical’ method: before the eighteenth century there were no discernible...