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Afterword: Digital history

New Directions in Social and Cultural History

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...In England, the fifth of November still commemorates the thwarted 1605 plot to blow up the House of Lords, assassinate King James I of England and VI of Scotland, and replace him with a Catholic monarch. While today it is mostly an excuse...

An international language for all

Internationalists in European History : Rethinking the Twentieth Century

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...In 1938, at the height of India’s struggle for independence, Jawaharlal Nehru advocated the use of Basic English in India, a radically reduced language of 850 words which had been developed in the 1920s by the Cambridge academics Charles...

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...

Coded internationalism and telegraphic language

Internationalists in European History : Rethinking the Twentieth Century

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...Many thanks to Kilu von Prince for her help with the linguistic aspect of this chapter. I am grateful to Jessica Reinisch and David Brydan for shepherding this chapter and volume to completion.In 1928, a ‘revolutionary’ proposal was put...

World History in Context

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Critical Readings in Historiography

...This essay is based, in part, on a paper given to the Royal Holland Society of Sciences and Humanities at their 250th anniversary symposium in Haarlem in May 2002: “Maps of Time: Human History and Terrestrial History” in Symposium ter...

Spatial history

New Directions in Social and Cultural History

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...In 1615 Edmund Finch from Amble (Northumberland) gave evidence to the Exchequer courts, in a dispute over a tract of common grazing land called ‘Salt Goats’. My thanks to the editors for inviting me to contribute...

‘Revolutionary Advancement’: The science behind food by air

Bryce Evans

Bryce Evans is Associate Professor of History at Liverpool Hope University, UK. This is his fourth book, and he has published extensively on food during the 20th century. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food and Aviation in the Twentieth Century : The Pan American Ideal

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...Recollections of the food of the ‘golden age’ of flying are often rose-tinted, based around the abundance of food and drink. This promise of abundant consumption was a distinctly American theme, bound up with the cultural, economic...

The emergence of a reporting infrastructure

Kenneth Morrison

Kenneth Morrison is Professor of Modern Southeast European History at De Montfort University, UK. He is the author of Nationalism, Statehood and Identity in Post-Yugoslav Montenegro (2018, Bloomsbury Academic), Sarajevo’s Holiday Inn: On the Frontline of Politics and War (2016) and, with Elizabeth Roberts, The Sandžak: A History (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Lowe

Paul Lowe is Reader in Documentary Photography at the London College of Communication, University of the Arts, London, UK. An award-winning photographer whose work has been published in Time, Newsweek, Life, The Sunday Times Magazine, The Observer and The Independent, among others, Paul is the author of The Chronology of Photography (2018), Photography Masterclass (2016) and, with Jennifer Good, Understanding Photojournalism (2017). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Reporting the Siege of Sarajevo

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...The infrastructure of the siege that would evolve and crystallize throughout the summer and autumn of 1992 was gradually emerging by the beginning of July 1992, by which time the Bosnian government had declared, somewhat belatedly...

In Defence of a Humanistically Oriented Historiography

Philosophy of History : Twenty-First-Century Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...Introduction This chapter examines a recent challenge to the idea of a humanistically oriented historiography. I am very grateful to the audiences at the conference on the Role of the Philosophy of History in Oulu 2017...

More-Than-Human History

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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Zoltán Boldizsár Simon

Zoltán Boldizsár Simon is Research Fellow and Board Member of the Centre for Theories in Historical Research at Bielefeld University, Germany. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Philosophy of History : Twenty-First-Century Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...Philosophy of History and the New Human Condition The twenty-first century has brought about a sense of rapid global and planetary changes. Discussions of novel kinds of ecological...