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Historicizing New Beginnings, 1400–1650

Jeremy Black

Jeremy Black is Professor of History at the University of Exeter, UK, and a Senior Fellow at the Center for the Study of America and the West at the Foreign Policy Research Institute in Philadelphia, USA. His books include Crisis of Empire (2015), Military Strategy: A Global History (2020) and Naval Warfare (2017). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Contesting History : Narratives of Public History

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The Renaissance The revival of knowledge of, and interest in, Classical literature, which played a major role in the Renaissance, provided not only information on the Ancient world that helped foster further...

History as a Scam: Confrontation and Resentment between Archaeology and History

Theories of History : History Read across the Humanities

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Archaeology of a historical period is prehistory with one more problem. See H. J. Franken , “The Problem of Identification in Biblical...

Conclusion

Kylie Galbraith

Kylie Galbraith is Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Adelaide, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The British Press and Nazi Germany : Reporting from the Reich, 1933–9

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...In late October 1939, just weeks after the outbreak of the Second World War on 3 September, the British Foreign Office issued a White Paper entitled ‘Papers Concerning the Treatment of German...

Representations of Women in Tudor Historiography

Historiography: Critical Readings Volume II : Transition and Transformation

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Critical Readings in Historiography

...John Bale, a Carmelite friar turned reformer, appropriated the writings of two women for the uses of protestant polemic. These works, Anne Askew’s account of the interrogations that would lead to her death at the stake, and the Princess...

The Emotions of God in the Theology of St. Augustine

Historiography: Critical Readings Volume I : Ancient and Medieval Traditions

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Critical Readings in Historiography

...That absolute immutability and impassibility became solidly established attributes of God in Christian theology is due mostly to the influence of Augustine. Theologians have recently begun to question whether views of God which uphold...

Antagonistic internationalists

David Brydan

David Brydan is a Lecturer at King’s College London, UK. He was previously a postdoctoral researcher on the Reluctant Internationalists project, and then Lecturer in Modern History at Birkbeck, University of London. His first book Franco’s Internationalists (2019). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Internationalists in European History : Rethinking the Twentieth Century

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...In 1952, the head of the International Federation of Catholic Men, Jean le Cour Grandmaison, wrote an article on the relationship between Catholics and the new international system built around the United Nations (UN). The principle...

Turning Points in Islamic Historical Practice

Historiography: Critical Readings Volume I : Ancient and Medieval Traditions

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Critical Readings in Historiography

...“Turning point” is not a formal concept but a metaphor; it suggests to us a moment, a particular place, when we cease to go along the same road we have been following and instead head off in some different direction. It is fair to ask how...

How Is History Interesting?

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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...The general basis of historical meaningfulness, I have argued, is shared action, and the extender of historical interest is our appetite for fuller action sharing involving past actors. I will now start asking more specifically how we...

Michael Oakeshott ‘On Being Conservative’

Conservative Moments : Reading Conservative Texts

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...The self-government of men of passionate belief and enterprise is apt to break down when it is most needed. It often suffices to resolve minor collisions of interest, but beyond these it is not to be relied upon. A more precise and a less...

Revering the Emperor (Sonnōron), 1888

Teruko Craig

Teruko Craig is Senior Lecturer Emerita at Tufts University, USA. She has translated several books from Japanese into English, including Musui's Story: The Autobiography of a Tokugawa Samurai (1988), The Autobiography of Shibusawa Eiichi: From Peasant to Entrepreneur (1994), Remembering Aizu: The Testament of Shiba Goro (1999) and In the Beginning, Woman Was the Sun: The Autobiography of a Japanese Feminist, Hiratsuka Raicho (2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Selected Essays by Fukuzawa Yukichi : On Government

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Introduction Among Japanese thinkers, Fukuzawa might be categorized as a rationalist. He came to nineteenth-century Western thought with an intellect formed by a Confucian education and not from any...