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New challenges

Mikhail Krom

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.

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Elizabeth Guyatt

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.

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An Introduction to Historical Comparison

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...A new research trend known as the history of transfers developed among a small circle of French historians of German literature and culture in the mid-1980s; it related to the history of cultural...

Where the Extremes Meet

Philosophy of History : Twenty-First-Century Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...Introduction In this chapter, I take up again the old issue of the relationship between history and the sciences. I approach the issue in this chapter from a new perspective, namely from that of Leibniz’s philosophical system. My...

Into the Future

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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...Europe and the Parallel of the Past? In March 2013, Jean-Claude Juncker, the Prime Minister of Luxembourg from 1995, gave an interview with Der Spiegel, an influential German magazine, in which he used...

Post-1990: History Wars

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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...China and Japan The serious crisis in relations between China and Japan in the 2010s focused on competing claims in the East China Sea, notably to uninhabited islands that were differently named by the two powers...

Losses, Gains and Opportunities

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Critical Readings in Historiography

...The impression is widely spread that this is not a good moment to be a social historian. It has become common-place that our present situation differs strongly from the situation around 1970 when Eric Hobsbawm made his famous proclamation...

Historiographical Knowledge as Claiming Correctly

Jouni-Matti Kuukkanen

Jouni-Matti Kuukkanen is Associate Professor in Philosophy at the University of Oulu in Finland. He is the author of Postnarrativist Philosophy of Historiography (2015). 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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...This chapter considers in what sense historiography is an empirical discipline and what historiographical knowledge is. Through brief conceptual exami­nations of empiricism, evidence, representation and inference, it suggests...

Encompassing the Future

Jonathan Gorman

Jonathan Gorman is Emeritus Professor of Moral Philosophy at Queen's University Belfast and a Member of the Royal Irish Academy, Dublin, Ireland 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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...The Heyday: Hempel versus Dray The heyday of analytical philosophy of history was not the heyday...

Big History

Sun Yue

Sun Yue is Professor of English at the Capital Normal University, Beijing, China Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Essays on Theory, Method and Historiography

...Introduction Big history is an attempt to portray humanity in a unified, multiscaled, cosmically evolutionary manner. It recounts the Big Bang; the formation of the galaxies, the stars, and the planets; the slow and gradual emergence...

A Conceptual Map for Twenty-First-Century Philosophy of History

Jouni-Matti Kuukkanen

Jouni-Matti Kuukkanen is Associate Professor in Philosophy at the University of Oulu in Finland. He is the author of Postnarrativist Philosophy of Historiography (2015). 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 is something that is needed now more than ever. Why is this the case? Because we are struggling to understand extremely worrying political upheavals and environmental and health crises like populism, human-induced...

Conclusion

Mikhail Krom

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.

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Elizabeth Guyatt

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.

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An Introduction to Historical Comparison

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...I began this book by enumerating several paradoxes of historical comparison, chief of which was the fact that although comparison in history has existed since Herodotus’s time, its status remains unclear even now: many modern scholars do...