New Perspectives on Historical Writing

New Perspectives on Historical Writing

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Now available in paperback, this book is a wide-ranging and up-to-date account of the most exciting and important developments in the methodology and practice of history.The volume covers many new, 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 analyses the key contributions to the field concerned and outlines the prospects for future developments.show more

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  • Paperback | 264 pages
  • 152 x 229mm | 394g
  • Polity Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • index
  • 074561082X
  • 9780745610825

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1. Overture: The New History, its Past and its Future: Peter Burke. 2. History from Below: Jim Sharpe. 3. Womens History: Joan Scott. 4. Overseas History: Henk Wesseling. 5. On Microhistory: Giovanni Levi. 6. Oral History: Gwyn Prins. 7. History of Reading: Robert Darnton. 8. History of Images: Ivan Gaskell. 9. History of Political Thought: Richard Tuck. 10. The History of the Body: Roy Porter11. The History of Events and the Revival of Narrative: Peter Burke.show more

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