The Houses of History

The Houses of History : A Critical Reader in Twentieth-century History and Theory

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The only history and theory textbook to include accessible extracts from a wide range of historical writing. Provides a comprehensive introduction to the theorists who have most inflenced twentieth-century historians. Chapters follow a consistent structure, putting difficult ideas into an accessible context. This is the only critical reader aimed at the undergraduate more

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  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 138 x 212 x 28mm | 458.13g
  • Manchester, United Kingdom
  • English
  • index
  • 0719052556
  • 9780719052552
  • 17,025

Table of contents

1. The empiricists 2. Marxist historians 3. Freud and psychohistory 4. The Annales. 5. Historical Sociology 6. Quantative history 7. Anthropology and ethnohistorians 8. The question of narrative 9. Memory and oral history 10. Gender and history 11. The challenge of poststructuralism/postmodernism 12. Postcolonial perspectivesshow more

About Anna Green

Anna Green is Associate Professor in the Stout Research Centre for New Zealand Studies at Victoria University of Wellington Kathleen Troup is Associate in the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies at the University of Melbourneshow more