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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 Bedborough Case, 1898: ‘A Curious Gonfalon Round Which to Fight’

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

Bloomsbury academic, 2020

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...Introduction One might imagine that publishing the first serious scientific study in English on homosexuality a mere two years after the high-profile trial of Oscar Wilde, leading to his incarceration in Reading Gaol, would...

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...

Growing

Chris Wrigley

C.J. Wrigley is Professor of Modern British History at the University of Nottingham. He is the author of numerous books including 'A.J.P. Taylor: A Complete Annotated Bibliography and Guide to His Historical and Other Writings'. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A.J.P. Taylor : Radical Historian of Europe

I.B.Tauris, 2006

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...The strongest influences on the youthful Alan Taylor were his home life, with its radical intellectual conversations, Bootham School and his omnivorous reading. His parents’ wealth enabled him to become familiar with much of continental...

KZ Syndrome/PTSD

Ralf Futselaar

Ralf Futselaar is a senior researcher at the NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust, and Genocide Studies in Amsterdam and Endowed Professor of Social History of War, Mass Violence and Genocide at Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Key Concepts

...Introduction The KZ-Syndrome, trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and a myriad of other terms are used almost interchangeably to describe the long-lasting and often late-onset mental health consequences of extreme mental stress...

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...

Empathy

Tyson Retz

Tyson Retz is Associate Professor at the University of Stavanger, Norway Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Key Concepts

...Introduction The past has been viewed as a “foreign country” and so historians have developed methods for traveling there. Whether empathy is one of those methods has been a matter of debate, with some regarding the concept...

Breaking Free

Chris Wrigley

C.J. Wrigley is Professor of Modern British History at the University of Nottingham. He is the author of numerous books including 'A.J.P. Taylor: A Complete Annotated Bibliography and Guide to His Historical and Other Writings'. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A.J.P. Taylor : Radical Historian of Europe

I.B.Tauris, 2006

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...Until his marriage in the summer of 1931 Alan Taylor remained very much entwined in the close-knit world of his family. It was the major intellectual and emotional backdrop to his life, even when he was away in Vienna; as it had been...

Joan Wallach Scott

Sylvia Schafer

Sylvia Schafer is Associate Professor at the University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, United States Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Key Thinkers

...Introduction Joan Wallach Scott was born in Brooklyn, New York, on December 18, 1941. She earned her BA in history at Brandeis University in 1962, from there she entered the graduate program in history at the University of Wisconsin...

Memory/Memory Studies

Jocelyn S. Martin

Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Essays on Theory, Method and Historiography

...Introduction Although academic institutions have only started in the twenty-first century to officialize Memory Studies as an expanding interdisciplinary field, memory, as a concept, has always intrigued, not only historians but also...