New Perspectives on Historical Writing
This volume provides an account of developments in the methodology and practice of history. The volume covers interdisciplinary areas of historical research, including historical anthropology, women's history, history of the body, history of images, oral history, history of reading, history of material culture, microhistory, political history and history from below. Each chapter analyzes major contributions to the field concerned and outlines prospects for future developments.
- Hardback | 250 pages
- 152 x 229mm
- 14 Nov 1991
- Polity Press
- Oxford, United Kingdom
Table of contents
The new history, its past and its future, Peter Burke; history from below, Jim Sharpe; women's history, Joan Scott; oversease history, Henk Wesseling; on microhistory, Giovanni Levi; oral history, Gwyn Prins; history of reading, Robert Darnton; history of images, Ivan Gaskell; history of political thought, Richard Tuck; the history of the body, Roy Porter; the history of events and the revival of narrative, Peter Burke.