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    Cultural History (Theory and History) (Paperback) By (author) Anna Green

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    DescriptionDefining cultural history, Peter Burke claims, 'is rather like trying to catch a cloud in a butterfly net'. In this volume, Anna Green provides a coherent and accessible introduction to the major theoretical approaches and key concepts within this most diverse of historical fields. "Cultural History" explores the conceptual, affective and imaginative worlds of human consciousness, as reflected in elite intellectual works as well as everyday social beliefs and practices.


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    Title
    Cultural History
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Anna Green
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 176
    Width: 138 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 233 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780333986752
    ISBN 10: 033398675X
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15500
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SOC
    BIC subject category V2: HBTB, JFC
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.6
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    LC classification: D
    B&T Merchandise Category: POD
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
    B&T Approval Code: A14500000
    BISAC V2.8: HIS016000
    B&T Approval Code: A14170000
    Abridged Dewey: 907
    B&T Approval Code: A14060000
    DC22: 306.09
    BISAC V2.8: HIS054000, HIS039000
    Thema V1.0: NHTB, JBCC
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Palgrave MacMillan
    Imprint name
    Palgrave MacMillan
    Publication date
    05 February 2008
    Publication City/Country
    Basingstoke
    Author Information
    ANNA GREEN teaches public history and oral history at the University of Exeter, UK. Her publications include The Houses of History (1999), British Capital, Antipodean Labour (2001) and Remembering: Writing Oral History (2004)
    Review quote
    'Green is evidently much concerned in her work to address the question of cultural change and the adequacy of historical accounts of it as an acknowledged problem in the past for cultural historians. This particular issue emerges as a sort of touch-stone with which to identify the best forms of work in cultural history. Green is rigorous and precise in her handling of this matter, and is an excellent guide.' - Gary Farnell, University of Winchester
    Table of contents
    Preface Introduction Zeitgeist and Hermeneutics Mentalites and the Unconscious From Agency to Symbols Narrative and Discourse Remembering Collective Memory Conclusion Further Reading Glossary Index