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The history of everyday life : reconstructing historical experiences and ways of life

Author: Alf Lüdtke
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©1995.
Series: Princeton studies in culture/power/history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Presenting an English translation of a key volume of essays, this is a work of methodological, theoretical, and historiographical significance to German studies. It includes two empirical essays, one  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alf Lüdtke
ISBN: 0691056935 9780691056937 0691008922 9780691008929
OCLC Number: 31132524
Language Note: Translation of: Alltagsgeschichte.
Description: xiii, 318 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: What Is the History of Everyday Life and Who Are Its Practitioners? / Alf Ludtje --
"Missionaries in the Rowboat"? Ethnological Ways of Knowing as a Challenge to Social History / Hans Medick --
Mentalities, Ideologies, Discourses: On the "Third Level" as a Theme in Social-Historical Research / Peter Schottler --
Have We Come Any Closer to Alltag? Everyday Reality and Workers' Lives as an Object of Historical Research in the German Democratic Republic / Harald Dehne --
The History of Everyday Life and Gender Relations: On Historical and Historiographical Relationships / Dorothee Wierling --
Popular Culture and Workers' Culture as Symbolic Orders: Comments on the Debate about the History of Culture and Everyday Life / Wolfgang Kaschuba --
What Happened to the "Fiery Red Glow"? Workers' Experiences and German Fascism / Alf Ludtje --
Zeroing in on Change: In Search of Popular Experience in the Industrial Province in the German Democratic Republic / Lutz Niethammer.
Series Title: Princeton studies in culture/power/history.
Other Titles: Everyday life.
Responsibility: edited by Alf Lüdtke ; translated by William Templer.
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"The book will be valuable to those interested in new approaches in social history, social science history, and the sociology of popular culture."--American Journal of Sociology

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