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    DescriptionEvery piece of historical writing has a theoretical basis on which evidence is selected, filtered, and understood. This is as true of scientific empiricism as it is of poststructualism.The Houses of History provides a comprehensive introduction to the twelve schools of thought which have had the greatest influence on the study of history in the twentieth century. Ranging from Empiricism to Postcolonialism, Marxism to the Ethnohistorians, each chapter begins with an introduction to the particular school, the main protagonists, the critics, and is followed by a useful section of further readings. From the classic, such as G. R. Elton's "England Under the Tudors" and E. P. Thompson's "The Making of the English Working Class," to the recent, such as Henrietta Whiteman's "White Buffalo Woman" and Judith Walkowitz's "City of Dreadful Delight," the diverse selections collected here bring together the leading historians and theorists of the century.Comprehensive and accessible to undergraduates, The Houses of History is ideally suited to classroom use.


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    Title
    The Houses of History
    Subtitle
    A Critical Reader in Twentieth-Century History and Theory
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Anna Green, Edited by Kathleen Troup
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 384
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 590 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780814731277
    ISBN 10: 0814731279
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25520
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: HIS
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.0
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
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    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/20CNTY
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    BIC subject category V2: HBA
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
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    BISAC V2.8: HIS016000, HIS037070
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
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    B&T Approval Code: A14150000, A14060000
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    DC22: 909.82072, 909.82/07/2
    LC classification: D13.2 .H64 1999
    DC21: 909.8201
    Thema V1.0: NHA
    Publisher
    New York University Press
    Imprint name
    New York University Press
    Publication date
    31 March 1999
    Publication City/Country
    New York